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Super Shot partners with the Library for Flu and Covid-19 Immunizations

Susan Baier, Executive Director of the Allen County Public Library, leverages her experience to make vaccines more accessible in our community.

AG commends New Haven officials for opting into opioid settlement

Attorney General Todd Rokita attended the New Haven City Council meeting Tuesday to thank Mayor Steve McMichael and council members for opting into the state’s settlement with three major pharmaceutical distributors and a manufacturer/marketer of opioids.

TinCaps game with Lansing Lugnuts postponed by rain

The Fort Wayne TinCaps and Lansing Lugnuts had their game at Parkview Field postponed by rain on Tuesday night.

Habitat for Humanity partners with City to rehab house previously set for demolition

A partnership between the City of Fort Wayne and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne has resulted in the rehabilitation of a home set for demolition.

Incubus POSTPONES September 6th show at Foellinger Theatre

Incubus has postponed their September 6, 2021, concert at Foellinger Theatre in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

TinCaps final homestand highlights: September 7 to 12, 2021

TinCaps final homestand highlights for September 7 to 12, 2021.

City and County offices closed Labor Day – 9/6/2021

City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Allen County government offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on September 6, 2021.

Art This Way announces Ouizi to install mural At The Landing

A massive new mural is being installed at The Landing in Downtown Fort Wayne, IN, further adding to the vibrancy of the historic community district.

FWCS: Pre-K students start Monday

Fort Wayne Community Schools welcomes its pre-kindergarten students Monday, August 30, 2021.

TinCaps & Dragons game suspended by rain; Doubleheader Friday

The Fort Wayne TinCaps and Dayton Dragons had their game suspended by rain on Thursday night at Parkview Field at the end of the first inning.

Today’s weather

Fort Wayne
broken clouds
74 ° F
75.2 °
71.5 °
78 %
4.2mph
75 %
Mon
74 °
Tue
73 °
Wed
62 °
Thu
65 °
Fri
69 °

NWS: Rain at times tonight thru Wednesday

Latest COVID-19 Pandemic Updates

Allen County Update

ACDH COVID-19 update – 9/20/2021

Today's Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 122 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 53,522 cases.

State Update

ISDH COVID-19 update – 9/20/2021

Today's Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 1,920 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 934,586 cases.

Vaccine

Free COVID-19 vaccinations during TinCaps game – 7/1/2021

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are partnering with Parkview Health to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations during the TinCaps game on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Parkview Field.

News

Governor’s Public Health Commission appointees

Today the Indiana Department of Health announced the appointment of 12 new members to Governor Eric Holcomb's Public Health Commission.

More COVID-19 news

ISDH partners with Gravity Diagnostics to expand COVID-19 testing

Today, the Indiana Department of Health announced it has partnered with Gravity Diagnostics to increase free COVID-19 testing across the state for Hoosiers impacted by the pandemic.

Parkview: Community urged to seek appropriate care and get vaccinated

Parkview Health has seen a significant increase in hospitalizations and patient volumes at clinics across the region due to increasing COVID-19 activity.

Mayor reinstates COVID-19 masking requirement

Today, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Mayor Tom Henry announced two initiatives aimed at lessening the current COVID-19 surge in the community.

Public Health Advisory from the Allen County Health Commissioner

Dr. Matthew Sutter, Allen County Health Commissioner, has issued a Public Health Advisory for the increase in COVID-19 cases in Allen County and Indiana, which is coupled with a rapid increase in hospitalizations.

Mayor Henry tests positive for COVID-19

Today, the City of Fort Wayne Indiana announced the Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry has tested positive for COVID-19.

Local Sports

TinCaps Baseball

TinCaps recap: Fort Wayne 7, Lansing 1 – 9/12/2021

The Fort Wayne TinCaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts, 7-1, in the final home game of the 2021 regular season at Parkview Field on Sunday afternoon.

TinCaps recap: Fort Wayne 9, Lansing 7 – 9/11/2021

In front of a sell-out crowd of 7,226, the TinCaps beat the Lansing Lugnuts, 9-7, on Saturday night at Parkview Field.

TinCaps recap: Lansing 7, Fort Wayne 4 – 9/9/2021

The Fort Wayne TinCaps fell to the Lansing Lugnuts, 7-4, on Thursday night at Parkview Field.

TinCaps recap: Fort Wayne splits doubleheader – 9/8/2021

The Fort Wayne TinCaps split a doubleheader with the Lansing Lugnuts on Wednesday night at Parkview Field.

Fort Wayne TinCaps transactions: 9/8/2021

The San Diego Padres have made the following Minor League transactions for the Fort Wayne TinCaps.

AG commends New Haven officials for opting into opioid settlement

Attorney General Todd Rokita attended the New Haven City Council meeting Tuesday to thank Mayor Steve McMichael and council members for opting into the state’s settlement with three major pharmaceutical distributors and a manufacturer/marketer of opioids.

Habitat for Humanity partners with City to rehab house previously set for demolition

A partnership between the City of Fort Wayne and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne has resulted in the rehabilitation of a home set for demolition.

Mayor reinstates COVID-19 masking requirement

Today, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Mayor Tom Henry announced two initiatives aimed at lessening the current COVID-19 surge in the community.

City and County offices closed Labor Day – 9/6/2021

City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Allen County government offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on September 6, 2021.

Artist chosen to create sculpture at Five Points intersection

Today, the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, announced the concept that will be installed at the center of the Five Points intersection at Goshen Avenue and Sherman Boulevard.

FWPD: Barricaded Subject, Lillie Street

On September 11th, 2021, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress which evolved into a barricaded subject incident.

FWPD: Bicyclist Fatality, Stellhorn & Meridith

On September 9, 2021, at 3:31 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department was dispatched to the area of Meridith Drive and Stellhorn Road in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries.

FWPD: Pedestrian Fatality, Lafayette and Anthony

On September 7, 2021, at 11:37 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department was dispatched to South Anthony Boulevard and Lafayette Street in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries.

FWPD: Homicide suspect arrested: Ronald W. Price

On September 7, 2021, at 4:23 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of High Street in reference to a tip that Ronald Price was in the house.

FWPD: Critical Shooting, Hessen Cassel Road

On September 7, 2021, at 1:54 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Parkview Hospital on Randallia Drive in reference to a shooting victim.