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Traffic Alert: Overnight Spring Street closure

Spring Street between Leesburg Road and Tyler Avenue will close tonight at 10:00 p.m. so that City Utilities' crews can replace a water valve.

Mayor recognizes Blackhawk Christian’s Championship

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry has recognized Blackhawk Christian’s state champion boys basketball team.
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Allen County Council meeting tomorrow – 4/15/2021

The Allen County Council meets tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 8:30 AM in the Chambers Room of Citizens Square.

Park Commissioners meeting tomorrow – 4/15/2021

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation's Board of Park Commissioners meet tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the McMillen Park Community Center.

FWPD: Suspect in fatal Easter morning hit-skip

The FWPD's FACT investigators are trying to identify the subject in the attached photos in reference to the fatal hit-skip vehicle accident on East morning.

Today’s weather

Fort Wayne
clear sky
32.9 ° F
33.8 °
32 °
80 %
1.3mph
1 %
Sun
56 °
Mon
55 °
Tue
41 °
Wed
36 °
Thu
44 °

NWS: Warming through Monday

Latest COVID-19 Pandemic Updates

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ACDH COVID-19 update – 4/16/2021

Today's Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 118 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 39,159 cases.

ISDH COVID-19 update – 4/16/2021

Today's Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 1,327 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 704,632 cases.

COVID-19 vaccinations at PUFW for its students/staff only

Purdue University Fort Wayne has teamed with Walmart Pharmacy to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to students, faculty, and staff.

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations at PUFW for its students/staff only

Purdue University Fort Wayne has teamed with Walmart Pharmacy to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to students, faculty, and staff.
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ID and parent or guardian required at all vaccine appointments

The Allen County Health Department wants to remind everyone to come to their COVID-19 vaccination appointment with the required ID and a legal guardian if under age 18.

ISDH minimizing J&J COVID-19 vaccine disruptions

The ISDH is encouraging vaccination sites statewide to use existing doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to fulfill previously scheduled Johnson & Johnson appointments.
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Allen County pausing J&J COVID-19 vaccinations

The Allen County Department of Health will pause any Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations in light of the recent recommendations.

ISDH temporarily halts J&J COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The ISDH is proactively pausing its distribution of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while the FDA reviews the vaccine's safety.

More COVID-19 news

Park programs and facilities to return in 2021

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation is looking forward to a full schedule of spring and summer activities and events in the city’s parks and facilities.

Mayor supports Three Rivers Festival Parade cancellation

Today, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced his support of the decision to cancel the 2021 Three Rivers Festival Parade due to continued concerns regarding COVID-19.

Three Rivers Festival Parade canceled

The Three Rivers Festival has decided to cancel this year's Three Rivers Festival Parade due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 virus pandemic.

Lutheran Health Network on COVID-19 mask policy

Lutheran Health Network will continue to require a COVID-19 mask and follow all CDC prevention guidelines for COVID-19.

Parkview Health on the COVID-19 Indiana mask advisory

With the statewide COVID-19 Indiana mask advisory for set to expire tomorrow, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Parkview Health has released this statement.

Local Sports

TinCaps Baseball

First six weeks of TinCaps season available 4/20/2021

Single-game tickets for the first six weeks of the 2021 TinCaps Baseball season will be available for purchase online beginning Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

35 former ‘Caps/Wizards make MLB Opening Day rosters

The Fort Wayne TinCaps/Wizards has had 35 former players make it onto 2021 Major League Baseball Opening Day rosters.

TinCaps Coaching Staff for 2021 announced

Today, the San Diego Padres announced the Fort Wayne TinCaps coaching staff for the 2021 season.

2021 Parkview Field High School and College games

Parkview Field is set to host a record number of high school and college baseball games from April 2-29, 2021.

TinCaps announce 2021 game times and more

With Opening Day at Parkview Field on the calendar for May 4, the TinCaps have released the first pitch times for their 60 home games in 2021.

Traffic Alert: Overnight Spring Street closure

Spring Street between Leesburg Road and Tyler Avenue will close tonight at 10:00 p.m. so that City Utilities' crews can replace a water valve.

Mayor recognizes Blackhawk Christian’s Championship

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry has recognized Blackhawk Christian’s state champion boys basketball team.
Seal of Allen County

Allen County Council meeting tomorrow – 4/15/2021

The Allen County Council meets tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 8:30 AM in the Chambers Room of Citizens Square.

Park Commissioners meeting tomorrow – 4/15/2021

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation's Board of Park Commissioners meet tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2021, at the McMillen Park Community Center.

Park programs and facilities to return in 2021

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation is looking forward to a full schedule of spring and summer activities and events in the city’s parks and facilities.

FWFD: Car and Mobile Home Fire, Dunkelberg Road

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to a car fire that had spread to a mobile home in the 2220 block of Dunkelberg Road on April 17, 2021, at 3:12 am.

FWFD: Las Lomas Fire, Fairfield Avenue

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported fire at the Las Lomas Restaurant at 2202 Fairfield Avenue at 9:47 pm on April 16, 2021.
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ISP: Barricaded Subject, South Wayne Avenue

At 9:30 am this morning, detectives from the Indiana State Police and FWPD attempted to serve a search warrant in the 2400 block of South Wayne Avenue.

FWPD: Suspect in fatal Easter morning hit-skip

The FWPD's FACT investigators are trying to identify the subject in the attached photos in reference to the fatal hit-skip vehicle accident on East morning.

FWFD: House fire, High Street

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 1700 block of High Street at 8:01 pm April 11, 2021.