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Fright Night creeps back into downtown Fort Wayne Indiana

The 2021 Fright Night returns to downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 16, 2021.

Video and photos: Community ID Card program announcement

Photos and video from this morning's announcement of the new Fort Wayne Community Identification Card...

Fort Wayne Community ID Card program announced

Today, Mayor Tom Henry and Catholic Charities announced a partnership to establish a Fort Wayne Community Identification Card program.

TinCaps release 2022 season schedule

The Fort Wayne TinCaps, an San Diego Padres High-A affiliate, have released their 2022 schedule from Major League Baseball.

Tox-Away Day – 10/16/2021

The City’s Solid Waste Department and the Allen County Department of Environmental Management will offer another Tox-Away Day on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

What’s happening in the Parks the week of October 11, 2021

The following events and programs are happening the week of October 11, 2021, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Parks.

County to construct shell buildings

Today, the Allen County government announced a partnership to construct two 150,000 square foot shell buildings on property in southwest Allen County.

Court rules in favor of State Legislature in Holcomb v Bray

The Marion Superior Court ruled late Thursday that the Indiana General Assembly may provide a legislative session to commence if the Governor declares a statewide emergency.

NWS: A warm start to October

The National Weather Service expects that the above normal temperature pattern will continue through at least mid-October.

Final Sweet Breeze Boat Tours for 2021 Season

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will offer the final Sweet Breeze Boat Tours of the 2021 season over the weekend of October 9-10.

Today’s weather

Fort Wayne
few clouds
61 ° F
63 °
59.1 °
41 %
2.2mph
20 %
Mon
64 °
Tue
66 °
Wed
68 °
Thu
59 °
Fri
48 °

NWS: Rain chances returns midweek

Latest COVID-19 Pandemic Updates

Allen County Update

ACDH COVID-19 update – 10/17/2021

Today's Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 106 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 57,761 cases.

State Update

ISDH COVID-19 update – 9/24/2021

Today's Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 3,255 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 947,918 cases.

Vaccine

ACDH opens COVID-19 vaccination site at Coliseum – 10/18/2021

The Allen County Department of Health will re-open a COVID-19 vaccine site at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum beginning October 18, 2021.

News

FWCS to offer evening COVID-19 testing to students, staff

Fort Wayne Community Schools will offer evening COVID-19 testing to students and staff to support returning to the classroom sooner.

More COVID-19 news

Indiana reports first flu-related death of season

Indiana health officials are urging Hoosiers to immunize against influenza after confirming the first flu-related death of the 2021-22 flu season.

Purdue Fort Wayne will not pursue COVID-19 vaccine mandate

The Purdue Fort Wayne University leadership team has unanimously decided that implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the spring semester is not feasible.

ACDH opens COVID-19 vaccination site at Coliseum – 10/18/2021

The Allen County Department of Health will re-open a COVID-19 vaccine site at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum beginning October 18, 2021.

ACDH reopens COVID-19 vaccine site at Coliseum on 10/18/2021

The Allen County Department of Health will re-open a COVID-19 vaccine site at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum beginning October 18, 2021, to assist with booster shots and anyone still needing vaccination.

ISDH officials provide update on COVID-19

Today, Indiana State Department of Health officials announced that more than 35,000 third doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Hoosiers age 18 and older since August 2021.

Fort Wayne Community ID Card program announced

Today, Mayor Tom Henry and Catholic Charities announced a partnership to establish a Fort Wayne Community Identification Card program.

Tox-Away Day – 10/16/2021

The City’s Solid Waste Department and the Allen County Department of Environmental Management will offer another Tox-Away Day on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

What’s happening in the Parks the week of October 11, 2021

The following events and programs are happening the week of October 11, 2021, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Parks.

County to construct shell buildings

Today, the Allen County government announced a partnership to construct two 150,000 square foot shell buildings on property in southwest Allen County.

Court rules in favor of State Legislature in Holcomb v Bray

The Marion Superior Court ruled late Thursday that the Indiana General Assembly may provide a legislative session to commence if the Governor declares a statewide emergency.
FWPD Fort Wayne Police Department

FWPD: Shooting with non-life threatening injuries

The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Friday, October 8th, 2021, at about 1:00 pm in the area of Clay and Madison Streets.

FWFD: Mobile home fire, Wells Street

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 3126 Wells Lot 28 on September 29, 2021, at 6:45 pm.

FWPD: Shooting Investigation, Ventura Lane

On September 28, 2021, at 11:51 PM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Ventura Lane in reference to someone suffering from gunshot wounds.

FWPD: Barricaded subject, Point West Drive

On September 28, 2021, at 7:21 PM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence in the 2130 Point West Dr. in reference to a suicidal subject.

City hiring School Crossing Guards

The Fort Wayne Police Department is hiring School Crossing Guards.