DIGGING DEEPER: How often are bus drivers at fault in crashes?

Over a 10-year period, from 2008 to November 2018, there were 1,166 incidents involving a FWCS bus - that's more than 120 incidents every year.

DIGGING DEEPER: Public $chool Payroll

As one of the largest systems in the state of Indiana, Fort Wayne Community Schools frequently cites budget issues for many of its problems. Alexis Shear investigates how many FWCS administrators make more than $100,000.

ABC21 Digging Deeper: Fire chief under fire

Is it a public safety concern or a petty fight between local candidates? ABC21 is Digging Deeper into claims the St. Joseph Township Fire Chief – who is running for trustee – isn’t qualified to do his current job. The chief says the only thing his opponent is worried about is winning the election. 

ABC21 Digging Deeper: Deadbeat Discount

Deadbeat parents go weeks – even months – without paying a dime. Then right before their court hearing, they offer a small chunk of change and get to walk out of court a free woman or man. We call it the "Deadbeat Discount."

ABC21 Digging Deeper: Parents Who Don’t Pay

Prosecutors and deputies spend a lot of money, time and resources – not on solving and preventing violent crimes – but on collecting child support. In fact, hundreds of millions of dollars in child support is owed to single parents just in northeast Indiana alone – money that law enforcement officials say you ultimately front some of the bill for. 

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