It has been 1 year since the tragic Boston Marathon Bombings and local runners honored those injured and killed during the blasts by holding a memorial run in the victim's honor.
The final draft of the new academic standards for Indiana Schools was released Tuesday. If approved, these standards will replace Common Core.
Late wintery weather is delaying farmers from planting crops.
Changes are on the way when it comes to your child's education. The State of Indiana has opted out Common Core Standards.
A local organization here in Fort Wayne has been making huge strides in cleaning up the Maumee River since 2005.
Even though taxes are due, it's not too late to mail your returns as WFFT has some last minute tax advice from the professionals at H&R Block.
We've covered a lot of local businesses here on our weekly Locally Made Monday report- businesses that are specializing in products made right here. Tonight, WFFT headed out to Paulding, where Insource Technologies is doing things a little differently.
A family speaks out on the 3 year anniversary of a fatal accident involving a road worker named Ryan Zimmerman who was killed when a semi driver ran into him while he was working in a construction zone.
Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control is asking for the public's help to identify the owner of a cattle dog found in deplorable conditions.
We salute 24 year old Army Sergeant Kevin Elser, a young soldier that was nominated by Retired Army Command Sergeant Major Fritz Bultemeyer.
Living to be 100 years old is quite the accomplishment and a Fort Wayne woman is celebrating her 102nd birthday!
Fort Wayne for Peace joins a national effort to end the use of drones overseas.
Fort Wayne City Utilities will host upcoming information sessions for residents in southwest Fort Wayne to get an update about their transition from Aqua Indiana water to City Utilities water.
We have a mountain of meat tonight on Weatherman Versus Food. Last year, meteorologist Andrew Logsdon took on the Gridiron Burger Challenge up in Kendallville. Tonight, we return to the Gridiron Grill as another one of you tries to eat this giant burger.
The Leukemia Lymphoma Society is holding several fundraisers to raise money for research and education.
After an unsuccessful match, 12 year old Aquaries is back on the Big Brothers Big Sisters waiting list.
With the weather warming up, construction season is underway. To bring attention to safety, Governor Mike Pence declared this week "Work-Zone Awareness Week".
Fort Wayne's public transportation bus provider Citilink is facing legal trouble. Women's Health Link filed a lawsuit claiming that the bus company refused to put an advertisement in local busses. Women's Health Link is associated with Pro-life group Allen County right to life.
If you have been Downtown lately, you may have noticed some new sculptures around the city as IPFW's "Sculpture with a Purpose" project is installing 50 sculptures to serve as bike racks around Fort Wayne.
The Washington Township Fire Department held a special event in honor of a firefighter who died in the line of duty.
The year Vera Bradley Sale as started and it's one of the largest events to come to Fort Wayne. All of those shoppers are giving the Fort Wayne economy a big boost.
Arbie Misserbiev is a dual citizen both of Russia and America. He now calls Fort Wayne home where he lives with his family. He travels back to the region for business.
The stabbing attack comes just one day after officials with the East Allen County School District wrapped up a safety training course. The training is provided by a company called the Alice Training Institute. The name stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evaluate.
A virus killing pigs across the country has moved into northeast Indiana. And while it is harmless to people, it could hit us where it hurts the most- our wallets. WFFT looked into how it's affecting the price of pork products.
The Visual Communication and Design Program at IPFW is setting up for their end of the year gallery and awards ceremony.
This is Money Smart Week and for the 8th year in a row, Allen County has taken part in the nationwide Money Fair.
Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation has announced the lineup for the summer concert season at Foellinger Theater.
DEVELOPING: Twenty students were wounded — four seriously — during a stabbing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh and one person is in custody early Wednesday, emergency officials say.
One of the largest annual events to hit the Coliseum and Fort Wayne begins as every year the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale brings in an estimated 60,000 people from all 50 states and at least 8 different countries.
Tuesday evening more than a hundred of Antonio’s friends and family gathered in front of his shop for a candle light vigil a chance to say one last goodbye.
New technology has made it possible to install large scale solar farms on their properties.
Family, friends, and Bishop Dwenger classmates gathered to lay to rest 17 year old Haley Nellum. WFFT's Brooke Welch has more on the funeral and how her story is touching the lives of complete strangers.
Roughly 90 percent of all Indiana teachers are performing at a highly effective or effective level. .
It's Monday, and tonight we're taking a look at a local business who is helping people around the region remember their loved ones. Go into any cemetery in our region and you're all but certain to find a headstone or memorial made by Birkmeier and Sons Monument in Fort Wayne. They've been doing it for over a hundred and thirty years.
Friends and family say goodbye to 17 year old Haley Nellum. WFFT's Tara Petitt has more on a visitation and vigil to remember Haley.
A local company is aiding in the search for the missing Flight 370 plane. Ultra Electronics out of Columbia City is providing supplies to assist the Australian Air Force with their search.
If you or a loved one has problems with allergies, you're going to want to see this. Due to our harsh winter, experts are saying that allergy season is going to be even worse than normal.
A local Fort Wayne woman was paralyzed in a horrific car accident 7 years ago and since then, Erica Predum has struggled to get her life back to as a close to normal as possible.
We salute Corporal Nate Quickery as he was serving as a Marine in Afghanistan when his group was attacked, killing his Sergeant.
An auction was held for the Huntington Drive-in. It's one of the longest running drive-in theaters in the state.
Authorities are investigating why Spc. Ivan Lopez, an Iraq war veteran, opened fire Wednesday at Fort Hood, killing three and wounding 16 others before turning the gun on himself.
Emergency Management officials are now turning their attention to the gusting wind.
Friday night means another Weatherman Versus Food. Tonight, we return to Atz's North in Fort Wayne. You might remember last year when Andrew had to eat three meals at once for an 'All Day Challenge.'
With the weather starting to get warmer, many of you at home are starting to think about planting vegetable gardens and flowers for the Spring and Summer seasons.
Charges have been filed against Jeremy Washington in the death of 17 year old Haley Nellum.
April 3rd, 2014 marked the 40th anniversary of the 1974 Super Outbreak. Indiana and Ohio were hit hard with numerous tornadoes, damage, injuries, and fatalities.
Nine year old Aniya is on the waiting list for a Big Sisters. She spent time with WFFT at Hedgehog Press showing off her artistic side and talking about why she wants a Big.
“The little river is anticipated to crest at a record high following this rain event.
Heavy rain brought heavy flooding around the region. A number of roads in Fort Wayne experienced serious flooding.
It's still unclear exactly what triggered Spc. Ivan Lopez to open fire at Fort Hood before committing suicide. The gunman was undergoing a variety of treatments for mental health issues including anxiety and depression. Lopez had not been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but he was being evaluated to see if he had it. On social media, Lopez claimed to have a traumatic brain injury, even though the Army has no record of him being injured while in Iraq.