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NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 1:00 am

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 1:00 am.

Sweet Breeze returns to Fort Wayne’s Rivers

Sweet Breeze, Fort Wayne's canal boat replica, will resume tours of the rivers on June 26, 2021.

NWS: Sunday’s severe thunderstorm risk

The National Weather Service forecasts an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms late in the day Sunday, June 20, 2021.

2021-22 season is Mad Ants 15th anniversary season

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants will be celebrating the franchise’s 15th Anniversary season in 2021-2022.

TinCaps and Dragons postponed by rain

The Fort Wayne TinCaps and Dayton Dragons game has been postponed by rain.
Seal of Allen County

Commissioners opt out of state’s opioid settlement plan

Today, the Allen County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to opt-out of Indiana’s legislation regarding lawsuits against opioid companies.

TinCaps recap: Dayton 2, Fort Wayne 0 – 6/17/2021

TinCaps recap: Dayton 2, Fort Wayne 0 - 6/17/2021.

Randy Brown announces retirement

Randy L. Brown, CVE has announced his intention to retire, effective October 1, after 33 years of leadership at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Collaboration to fund vital projects in Fort Wayne announced

Today, Mayor Tom Henry along with City Controller Garry Morr and City Council, announced plans to fund additional public works, parks, and community health improvements.

Southeast area residents invited to public input sessions

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division and the Southeast Area Partnership is seeking public input from people who reside in southeast area neighborhoods.

Today’s weather

Fort Wayne
broken clouds
85.4 ° F
88.4 °
82.5 °
64 %
1.3mph
75 %
Sun
85 °
Mon
80 °
Tue
66 °
Wed
73 °
Thu
78 °

NWS: Stormy late tonight into Friday?

Latest COVID-19 Pandemic Updates

Allen County Update

ACDH COVID-19 update – 6/19/2021

Today's Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 21 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 41,841 cases.

State Update

ISDH COVID-19 update – 6/19/2021

Today's Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 241 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 751,242 cases.

News

Purdue Fort Wayne updates COVID-19 face mask protocols

Effective Monday, June 28, 2021, at Purdue University Fort Wayne, face masks will no longer be required inside campus buildings for anyone who is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Vaccine

ACDH moves their COVID-19 vaccination clinic location

The health department will move all future COVID-19 shots to its New Haven Avenue clinic location starting next week after the mass vaccination site at the Coliseum closes today.

More COVID-19 news

Insurance plans must cover COVID-19 vaccines for free

According to the Indiana Department of Insurance, while under the Federal Public Health Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, insurance companies and plans must cover COVID-19 vaccines for free regardless of whether the policyholder goes to an in-network or out-of-network provider.

Purdue Fort Wayne updates COVID-19 face mask protocols

Effective Monday, June 28, 2021, at Purdue University Fort Wayne, face masks will no longer be required inside campus buildings for anyone who is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Super Shot offers FWCS students chance at $500

Super Shot is partnering with Fort Wayne Community Schools to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to students at Super Shot’s clinic at 1515 Hobson Road.

OptumServe COVID-19 testing sites to close – 6/30/2021

The Indiana State Department of Health will close COVID-19 testing sites run by OptumServe Health Services effective June 30, 2021.

Public Safety Academy offering Covid-19 testing through June 30, 2021

Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne’s South Campus (Public Safety Academy) is currently offering free COVID-19 testing until June 30, 2021, daily Monday through Friday.

Local Sports

TinCaps Baseball

TinCaps and Dragons postponed by rain

The Fort Wayne TinCaps and Dayton Dragons game has been postponed by rain.

TinCaps recap: Dayton 2, Fort Wayne 0 – 6/17/2021

TinCaps recap: Dayton 2, Fort Wayne 0 - 6/17/2021.

TinCaps recap: Dayton 3, Fort Wayne 2

TinCaps recap: Dayton 3, Fort Wayne 2 - 6/16/2021

Fort Wayne TinCaps transactions: 6/16/2021

The San Diego Padres made the following TinCaps transactions today, June 16, 2021.

TinCaps Hiring As Parkview Field Capacity Increases

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are actively hiring seasonal, part-time employees as Parkview Field returns to full capacity for games later this month.

Sweet Breeze returns to Fort Wayne’s Rivers

Sweet Breeze, Fort Wayne's canal boat replica, will resume tours of the rivers on June 26, 2021.
Seal of Allen County

Commissioners opt out of state’s opioid settlement plan

Today, the Allen County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution to opt-out of Indiana’s legislation regarding lawsuits against opioid companies.

Randy Brown announces retirement

Randy L. Brown, CVE has announced his intention to retire, effective October 1, after 33 years of leadership at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Insurance plans must cover COVID-19 vaccines for free

According to the Indiana Department of Insurance, while under the Federal Public Health Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, insurance companies and plans must cover COVID-19 vaccines for free regardless of whether the policyholder goes to an in-network or out-of-network provider.

Collaboration to fund vital projects in Fort Wayne announced

Today, Mayor Tom Henry along with City Controller Garry Morr and City Council, announced plans to fund additional public works, parks, and community health improvements.
FWPD Fort Wayne Police Department

FWPD: Fatal Vehicle Accident, Paulding Road

On June 19th, 2021, at 5:26 pm, the Fort Wayne Poice Department responded to a two-vehicle car crash with an injured person in the 2400 block of East Paulding Road.

FWFD: House fire, Salge Drive

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was dispatched to the 6100 block of Salge Drive on June 16, 2021, at 10:32 pm on the report of a house fire.

FWFD: House fire, Hoagland Avenue

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 3400 block of Hoagland Avenue on June 16, 2021, at 6:54 pm.
FWPD Fort Wayne Police Department

FWPD: Possible Barricaded Subject Investigation

On June 15, 2021, shortly before 1:45 am, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 400 Block of Eckart Street to a reported shooting.

FWFD: Mobile home fire, Sand Point Road

Today, June 10, 2021, the Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the report of a mobile home fire in the 3200 block of Sand Point Road at 10:54 am.