Next week Fort Wayne Community Schools will begin classes for the 20-15 to 20-16 school year. But with changes coming many parents are worried about how their child will get to school and what time they will be home.
For some of us, the best way to get going in your day requires a trip to your local coffee shop. A new coffee shop is now providing that fix in Churubusco. Stir Crazy in Busco owner Kathy Hays says running shops in Whitley County is in the family's blood. It's this week's Locally Made Monday.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Monday, Mayor Tom Henry announced that the Fort Wayne Fire Department will be hiring new firefighters thanks to the help of a federal grant.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Residents near Quimby Village may notice some changes over the next several months.
We are honoring Charlie Davis, a former member of the United States Army.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Sunday more than a hundred families came out to Weisser Park for a back to school bash.
WABASH, IN (WFFT) Sunday was a special day for Habitat for Humanity in Wabash County. They dedicated there first home of the year to the Gallimore Family.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The first day of school is right around the corner and Saturday, hundreds of families were provided with school supplies as a part of a 100,000 backpack giveaway.
PAULDING, OH (WFFT) More than a thousand people came out to Paulding, Ohio to pay their respects to U.S Navy Petty Officer Randall Smith, some who knew him and others who just felt a connection.
We introduce you to 9 year old Matthew who is social, loves being outside, and he really wants a big brother.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) With temperatures steadily on the rise, Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control is reminding people to make sure they're making the proper arrangements for their pets.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Painting, landscaping and serving meals are just a few of the activities that volunteers participated in as a part of the United Way's 23rd Annual Day of Caring.
Back in May, Medical Informatics Engineering was hacked a now letters have been sent out to those who's sensitive information may have been breached.
The first graduation session for the "BUILD" program was held at the Fort Wayne Urban League. "BUILD" stands for- building trades, urban league,indiana plan, local and diversity.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) 4,000 residents in Southwest neighborhoods now have access to city water. Not only does that mean they have cheaper water bills but they also have improved water pressure.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Parkview celebrated progress on its new 20 million dollar Warsaw medical complex.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) If you're looking for a cold treat to keep you cool in this summer heat, Dairy Queen has something for you to indulge in.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Indiana Governor Mike Pence stopped in the Summit City to visit with Hoosiers.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The third annual My City Summit Kicks Off in the Summit City on Wednesday.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Tuesday morning Allen County Right to Life organized a rally on the Allen County Courthouse Green where local officials and people of the community called for the defunding and investigation of Planned Parenthood after undercover videos were released.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - If you're looking for some family fun this week, the kick off to an annual tradition in the area for the 26th year. The Allen County Fair features food, farm animals, fun and annual traditions such as tractor rides, monster truck rides, 4-H animal petting areas and pony rides.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - In light of the recent shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, many veterans and other groups have taken a stand to guard recruiting offices and military buildings across the nation, even here in Fort Wayne.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - A rainbow took over downtown Fort Wayne for the LGBT's 19th Annual Pride Festival at Headwaters Park. While there were hundreds of supporters, there were also protesters.
CELINA, Ohio - Mercer County is making strides to get drugs off of the streets, and to provide treatment for those who need it.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Plastic duckies took over the Saint Joe River Saturday morning.
On Monday morning, city officials announced that Fort Wayne has issued a request for proposals for designs on the Riverfront Fort Wayne promenade. The city says they want to see riverfront walking space for the public.
Adam Heibel is a sharp college student in Fort Wayne. And last year, he turned his love of knives into his own business. A year later, he's making a point to make some of the best knives in the area. Heibel Knives is this week's Locally Made Monday.
We are honoring Fort Wayne resident and former member of the US Army, Joseph Givins.
Upon arriving at the hospital, one of the victims was listed in critical condition while the other victim was listed in serious condition.
Due to staff returning to school, Memorial Pool will close for the season at 5 pm, Sunday, August 2. McMillen Pool will close at 7 pm, Sunday, August 9.
East Allen County Schools will have on-line registration from July 28 - August 5, 2015 for currently enrolled students.
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), an operating unit of American Electric Power broke ground today on its first solar generation facility.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Animals at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo got to chill out while celebrating "Ice Day".
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The debate on mascots and the institutions they represent is underway.
Officials from the Allen County Health Department say this year has been one of the worst in recent years for mosquitoes.
Indiana unemployment rate continues to stay below the national average with a 4.9% unemployment rate. At this time last year Allen County had an unemployment rate of 5.7% and now it's at 4.5%.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) In response to the Chattanooga shooting a group of armed veterans are standing guard outside the recruiting office in the Glenbrook Commons Shopping Center.
ROME CITY, IN (WFFT)Residents living near Waldrin Lake in Rome City are still experiencing flooding as a result of last week's rain.
The debate continues on whether a needle exchange program would benefit our community when it comes to the HIV outbreak in the Hoosier State. The outbreak, mainly contained to Scott County, has reached about 170 people testing positive for HIV.
Two robberies overnight leave many residents in the Summit City concerned.
MERCER COUNTY, OH (WFFT) Active shooter situations are an emergency situation everyone prays will never happen, but officials have to be prepared for them just in case they do.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The Three Rivers Festival wrapped up last weekend and although weather was a major factor, event organizers say the overall festival was a success.
A local couple has been rescuing bats for 14 years as WFFT's Brooke Welch talks with them about the bat conservation effort.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The Fort Wayne Police are investigating a possible attempted rape situation.
Abby Brown's Candy Shoppe closes it's doors for a final time.
COLUMBIA CITY, IN (WFFT) A petition with over 23,000 signatures against pig wrestling didn't prevail over the Whitley County Fair tradition.
Getting a massage is a peaceful amd therapeudic experience. And now, you don't even have to leave your home to get one. Mobile Massage will travel to your home, or anywhere in the Fort Wayne area, to give you an hour of relaxation. WFFT's Andrew Logsdon brings us mobile massage, this week's Locally Made Monday.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) 4 blocks of Hanna Street were dedicated in honor of a former community activist.
We are honoring former Sergeant Joseph Edward Yencer, Jr. who passed away in December of 2012.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Thursday's tragic shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee claimed the life of Randall Smith, a native of Paulding, Ohio. WFFT'S Jasmyn Durham spoke with people of the community that knew him well.