Independence Day celebrations are around the corner and while they're a lot of fun, they can also be dangerous.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) We're in the midst of summer and that's always a great time to be more conscious of our health.
According to teendriversource.org, crashes still make up the leading cause of death in teens and crash risk is four times higher when drivers use cell phones, including hands free devices.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Residents are still feeling the effects of the recent wind storm that moved through over the weekend.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) As one kayaker died last week when crossing the dam on the Maumee River, kayaking becomes more challenging as flood waters rise.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Registration for a camp for girls to build confidence kicks off.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) People across the area received free dental care through Hughes Dental Group.
When this local company thinks about manufacturing, it thinks about safety. That's because Fort Wayne-based Faztek is among the world leaders in safety products for factories and plants. And they're one of the only companies in the country that creates all types of warehouse safety products. WFFT's Andrew Logsdon brings us Faztek- tonight's Locally Made Monday.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The Supreme Court issued it's historic ruling, legalizing same-sex marriage which has led to a lot of discussion here in Fort Wayne.
We are honoring Brint Wood, a former member of the US Army.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Friends and family members gathered to remember Sean Heibel and the positive impact he had on others.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) An in custody death investigation is going on with the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Fort Wayne leaders gathered to sign a memorandum of understanding for a winter weather emergency shelter plan.
You will meet 7 year old Ashantus. WFFT spent time talking with him about why he wants a big brother.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The search continues for a missing 24 year old male kayaker on the Maumee River.
HUNTINGTON, IN (WFFT) 26 People in Huntington have now been charged with multiple drug offenses.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The aftermath of the flooding is having a big impact on parks in Fort Wayne.
BERNE, IN (WFFT) Governor Mike Pence was in Berne to announce the expansion of a furniture manufacturer founded in 1926.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Students from Sunshine Christian Academy learned about emergency services in Fort Wayne.
With storms throughout the summer, it's important to have an action plan for when power is out and to know how to get in contact with your power company.
Indiana's unemployment rate continues to decline as it reaches 5.1% for the month of May.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Shigs and Pit honored local fathers with barbeque specials and a family atmosphere for Father's Day.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) With HIV spreading in Southern Indiana and thousands of new HIV cases in the U.S. each year, The Positive Resource Center in Fort Wayne is hoping to get more aware and tested.
One local woman has launched her own business which helps other women succeed at their own. She's based out of Columbia City, but has helped women business owners all over the world. WFFT's Andrew Logsdon brings us ReVision- it's this week's Locally Made Monday.
DECATUR, IN (WFFT) The flood waters are receding and businesses and residents have a sigh of relief as they begin the clean up process.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Parkview Randallia Hospital is still the busiest emergency room in Northeast Indiana and they announced the kickoff of a major renovation project.
The Bishop Luers Knights football team bagged sand for more than two hours Thursday night in order to help the city recover from flooding.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Residents have been affected by the actions that took place at the Emmanuel AME church.
You'll meet 10 year old Tavion. WFFT spent time talking about what he loves to do and why he really wants a big brother.
With the rain fall piling on, the flooded areas we've seen these past few days don't look like they will be drying up anytime soon.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The City of Fort Wayne announces that 4 sports tournaments will make their way to the city over the next year which means a big boost in economic spending.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Kids got a chance to learn about theater and what happens behind the screen at the Embassy Theatre.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The Allen County Health Department wants to make sure that you minimize your contact with flood waters as much as you can and don't let children play in the water.
ZANESVILLE, IN (WFFT) One mobile home park in Zanesville had to be evacuated
Substantial rain has caused major flooding throughout our area closing many roads.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) There is now a permanent TSA pre-check application center here in Fort Wayne.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) A new baby giraffe was born at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) WFFT has updated coverage from the officer involved shooting that happened on St. Marys Avenue.
ASHLEY, IN (WFFT) The Indiana State Police along with the Ashley Police Department are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Farmer State Bank.
There are a lot of places in our region to get meat, but few are as specialized or seasoned as Feder's Meats in Huntertown. It works almost exclusively with wild game. Founder John Federspiel says he'll take the deer that you shot and turn it into meat treats. Feder's Meats is this week's Locally Made Monday.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) We've experienced high rain totals over the last couple of days and an increase in flood warnings.
We are honoring two men from Berne, Indiana who are training in the Army and Marine Corps.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - As a parent you may be wondering what activities are going on this summer for your child to participate in.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The 14th annual Gearfest at Sweetwater in Fort Wayne kicked off Friday.
WATERLOO, Ind. (WFFT) - Ten blighted houses in Waterloo are now ready to be demolished and eliminate the eyesores of the town.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Raw sewage, mold and evacuations. That was the scene at Baldwin Creek Apartments Thursday afternoon as inspectors with the Allen County Building Department condemned parts of the complex.
If you plan on spending time outside at Germanfest and other local festivals, be warned allergy season is here.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Some changes are underway at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum as the fighter jet display is headed for a makeover and a new home.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) The Special Olympics held their torch run event in Fort Wayne.
FORT WAYNE, IN (WFFT) Brightpoint, formerly known as CANI proposes a rental community of 48 one, two, and three bedroom apartments supporting programs for business owners.