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UPDATE: Body found in home after explosion - WOWO 1190 AM | 107.5 FM

Our Partners in News atABC 21report a body was found inside the wreckage. The person’s identity was not released, nor was the cause of the fire. The owner of the home was reportedly an avid gun collector, andsmaller ammunition explosionscaused problems for firefighters trying to handle the blaze.

WOWO NEWS - 2018-11-14 02:46:25

Person missing after Fort Wayne home explosion

#UPDATENeighbors tell me they could feel their own homes shake during an explosion that blew the homes front door across the streetpic.twitter.com/KURqjKrGbq— Sam Bauman (@SamBaumanNews)November 13, 2018"I just heard this great big explosion, my house shook for a few seconds. I'm looking around thin

WTHR - 2018-11-13 20:42:40

Multiple crews respond to fire on Wallen Road

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) –A fire left a 2 story residence leveled Tuesday morning.Crews responded to the 5100 block of West Wallen Road around 7:30 Tuesday morning for a report of a structure fire. Police dispatch tells us at least 5 crews are responding.Wallen Road is closed between Fritz Road and

WPTA21.COM - 2018-11-13 12:44:44

2 hurt in shooting in Kroger lot

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Two people have been shot in the West State Plaza parking lot, dispatchers have confirmed.

WANE-TV - 2018-11-12 23:11:46

Shoppers don’t feel safe after double shooting at popular plaza; victim ID’d

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) — Fort Wayne police say a drug deal planned for a public place went horribly wrong last night, killing one man and critically wounding another.

WPTA21.COM - 2018-11-13 22:41:59

Victim of Fort Wayne’s latest homicide identified

The man killed in a shooting at the Kroger store at 1125 W. State Blvd. Monday afternoon has been identified by the Allen County Coroner’s office as Brinden R. Hall Fletcher, 25, of Fort Wayne.

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2018-11-13 00:00:00

Council to consider refunds for Fort Wayne trash customers

Mayor suggests 'monetary relief' for residents after trash collection woesRed River VP: 'dramatic' improvement since route changesFORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Fort Wayne City Council is set to discuss a possible reimbursement for garbage collection customers.Last week, Mayor Tom Henry asked his working

WANE-TV - 2018-11-13 17:42:50

1 dead, 1 in serious condition after shooting on West State

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Fort Wayne Police investigate a deadly shooting in the 1100 block of West State Boulevard, at the Kroger gas station, around 6 p.m. Monday night.Police dispatchers tell ABC21 there were two victims: one dead and one with serious injuries.We have a crew on the way and will

WPTA21.COM - 2018-11-12 23:27:19

In Fort Wayne, Blacksnakes fly!

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - When you think of Fort Wayne and the military, the122nd Fighter Winglikely comes to mind and you've probably heard the A-10s roaring overhead.

WANE-TV - 2018-11-13 09:33:41

11/13 MBB: Manchester at Purdue Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Purdue Fort Wayne men's basketball gathered their second win of the season thanks to a 111-65 victory over Manchester on Tuesday (Nov. 13) evening at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.The Mastodons put the game away with a 34-2 run to start the second half. The 'Dons made 14-

WANE-TV - 2018-11-14 03:51:25

Recall issued for dog food causing Vitamin D toxicity - WOWO 1190 AM | 107.5 FM

The FDA says it’s due to too much Vitamin D being in the formula, essentially giving the pets an overdose of the vitamin. If you have any of the bags under the recall, throw it away or return it to where you bought it for a full refund.

WOWO NEWS - 2018-11-13 10:00:09

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation lifeguard staff recognized

Founded in 1983, Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. (E&A) is an International Aquatic Safety and Risk Management Consulting firm dedicated to the prevention and elimination of drowning. This honor is given annually to aquatic facilities and organizations that score in the top 16% of the E & A audit crite

US 93.3 - 2018-11-13 10:05:34

Coroner formally identifies victim of Sunday afternoon shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) — The person found dead inside a home on Barr Street has been formally identified as a 22-year-old Fort Wayne man.ABC21 previously reported the shooting happened around 3:55 Sunday afternoon. When officers arrived on the scene, they say they found one man inside the home su

WPTA21.COM - 2018-11-12 16:56:18

Fire destroys home in northwest Allen County

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A home in northwest Allen County has been destroyed after a house fire Tuesday morning.Just before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, firefighters responded to the 5100 block of Wallen Road to the report of a house fire.When crews arrived on scene they found the home fully engulfed. Wallen

WANE-TV - 2018-11-13 13:13:17

Fort Wayne organization aiming at 1.5K turkeys for distribution drive

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) — A Fort Wayne organization is hoping to provide over 1,500 turkeys for families on the southeast side of town.

WPTA21.COM - 2018-11-12 16:10:03

Shopping safety : FWPD releases tips ahead of Black Friday

· Preplan your outing. Let someone know where you will be shopping, your intended route and your return time. Also make sure they know the make, model, color and license plate number your vehicle.

963XKE.COM - 2018-11-13 00:15:21

Development Plans in Downtown Fort Wayne

Plans call for a four-story office building, one-story retail/restaurant space and a six-level parking garage. Developers Barry and Brad Sturges, Tony Brita and Tim Ash are planning the new project adjacent to their brokerage headquarters. The group purchased the Fifth Third Metro Center in 2016 and

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS - 2018-11-13 14:33:00

Fort Wayne council members aim at refunds for poor trash service

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) –Fort Wayne city council is set to join Mayor Tom Henry in the hopes of reimbursing customers for poor trash service.A non-binding resolution will be considered at Tuesday’s city council meeting that would provide people with some form of a refund for service failures and i

WPTA21.COM - 2018-11-13 11:55:56

Sunday afternoon shooting leaves one man dead - WOWO 1190 AM | 107.5 FM

The police are asking if anyone witnessed the shooting or have any information, please contact Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867). This incident remains under investigation by theFort Wayne Police Department, theAllen County Coroner’s Officeand theAllen County Prosecutor’s Office.


One person dead after shooting on Barr Street

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Police say one person is dead after a shooting on Barr Street Sunday afternoon.It was around 3:55 p.m. when officers responded to the 2500 block of Barr St on a reported shooting.When officers arrived on scene, they say they found one man inside the home suffering from gu