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NWS: Overnight Wind Chill Alert issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory to be in effect from January 26, 2022, 1:00 AM until January 26, 2022, 11:00 AM.
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New FWCS curriculum, instruction, and assessment leader approved

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Jan. 24, approved the hiring of Dr. Joe Brown as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment.

Trek the Trails this Winterval – 1/29/2022

The public is invited to warm up with a family-friendly, 6-mile bike ride along the Pufferbelly Trail as part of the Winterval 2022 event in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.

ISDH officials work to improve maternal health

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb has proclaimed January 23, 2022, as Maternal Health Awareness Day in Indiana.

Public health data and information discussed

Today, the Indiana Governor’s Public Health Commission met virtually to discuss the uses of public health data and information as part of its work to examine the state’s public health system and make recommendations that can improve the delivery of public health services across the state.
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Girl Scout Cookies available today – 1/14/2022

Today is the first day of the annual Girl Scout Cookie Program in the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana council.

Councilman Jehl urges action with garbage collection issues

Fort Wayne City Councilmen Russell Jehl and Tom Didier held a briefing this morning to publicly address the continued issues with Red River and the City of Fort Wayne’s attention to this ongoing problem.

FWACC continues to improve their life-saving efforts

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control continued to expand support programming in 2021 to improve the quality of life for citizens and pets in the Fort Wayne community.

City offices to be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day – 1/17/2022

The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

Mayor and Council collaborating on solid waste service resolution

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry’s administration and the City Council are working together to ask the Indiana General Assembly to consider changes to the solid waste bidding process.

Today’s weather

Fort Wayne
few clouds
17.2 ° F
20.8 °
14.1 °
68 %
1.4mph
20 %
Wed
15 °
Thu
28 °
Fri
26 °
Sat
17 °
Sun
9 °

NWS: Very cold wind chills overnight

Latest COVID-19 Pandemic Updates

Allen County Update

ACDH COVID-19 update – 1/25/2022

Today's Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 685 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 97,673 cases.

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Indiana offers COVID-19 vaccine boosters to Hoosiers ages 12 to 15

Today, the Indiana State Department of Health announced that Hoosiers aged 12 to 15 who received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at least five months ago are now eligible to receive a booster dose.

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Parkview Health opens Pediatric Post-COVID-19 Long Hauler Clinic

Parkview Health is opening a new clinic to support children with post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, more commonly known as “long-haulers.”

More COVID-19 news

Rapid tests limited at ACDH COVID-19 public testing site

Availability of rapid antigen COVID-19 tests will further be limited today at the Allen County Department of Health public testing site, and rapid tests will not be offered beginning Tuesday, January 18, 2022, due to a state shortage.

City of Fort Wayne update regarding garbage and recycling collection

Update from the City of Fort Wayne as continued delays with the collection of garbage and recycling materials continues.

ACDH launches COVID-19 hotline

Today, the Allen County Department of Health opened a COVID-19 hotline for questions, assistance, or resources at (260) 449-4499.

Indiana offers COVID-19 vaccine boosters to Hoosiers ages 12 to 15

Today, the Indiana State Department of Health announced that Hoosiers aged 12 to 15 who received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at least five months ago are now eligible to receive a booster dose.

ISDH Commissioner test positive for COVID-19

Indiana State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG, is recovering at home after becoming re-infected with COVID-19, the Indiana Department of Health announced Tuesday.

Latest Mad Ants Basketball News

Fort Wayne Mad Ants top Maine Celtics in overtime

A Tuesday matinee at the home of the Indiana Pacers opened a two-game series between the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and the Maine Celtics with the Ants on top, 130-129 in overtime.

DJ McCall returning to Mad Ants via returning player rights

Today, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants announced that the team had acquired DJ McCall via returning player rights.

Pacers waive DeJon Jarreau, sign Terry Taylor to two-way contract

The Indiana Pacers announced Wednesday that they have waived guard DeJon Jarreau and signed forward Terry Taylor to a two-way contract.

Justin Anderson named to USA World Cup Qualifying Team

Current Fort Wayne Mad Ant Forward Justin Anderson has been named to the 12-player Team USA World Cup Qualifying Team.

Mad Ants surge late in win over Cleveland

After a solid fourth-quarter showing, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants picked up a 125-113 win at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Trek the Trails this Winterval – 1/29/2022

The public is invited to warm up with a family-friendly, 6-mile bike ride along the Pufferbelly Trail as part of the Winterval 2022 event in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Councilman Jehl urges action with garbage collection issues

Fort Wayne City Councilmen Russell Jehl and Tom Didier held a briefing this morning to publicly address the continued issues with Red River and the City of Fort Wayne’s attention to this ongoing problem.

FWACC continues to improve their life-saving efforts

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control continued to expand support programming in 2021 to improve the quality of life for citizens and pets in the Fort Wayne community.

City offices to be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day – 1/17/2022

The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

City of Fort Wayne update regarding garbage and recycling collection

Update from the City of Fort Wayne as continued delays with the collection of garbage and recycling materials continues.

FWPD Update: Suicide/Police Action Shooting on Hickory Tree Road

Fort Wayne Police Department update on the suicide/Police Action shooting in the 10500 block of Hickory Tree Road on Saturday, January 1, 2022.

FWPD: Police Action Shooting, Hickory Tree Road

On January 1, 2022, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a house in the 10000 block of Hickory Tree Road on a report of a disturbance where a gunshot had possibly been fired.

FWPD: Vehicle/pedestrian accident

On December 7, 2021, at 9:29 PM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Coliseum Boulevard and Lake Avenue in reference to a female lying in the roadway.

FWPD: Shooting investigation, Euclid and Eckart

On December 5, 2021, at 3:09 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash report at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Eckart Street to discover a shooting victim.

ISP Fort Wayne Post welcomes new K-9 Team

The Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post welcomes to their rank and file a new patrol K-9 team, as Trooper Anthony Repass and K-9 partner (Buck) graduated yesterday from the Indiana State Police K-9 Academy in Indianapolis.