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: ABC21 appealing order barring broadcast of court testimony

ABC21 announced today that it is appealing a court order preventing the station from broadcasting a trial court recording of a local physician’s sentencing hearing — a recording that is a public record pursuant to state law.

The appellate brief was submitted by attorneys representing the station to the Court of Appeals of Indiana, challenging the April 20 order by Huntington Circuit Court Judge Thomas M. Hakes.

ABC21 Digging Deeper: Indefensible

Imagine you’re accused of a crime, but without the money to hire a lawyer to keep you out of jail, or protect your rights. In that case, you’re likely to wind up with a public defender. But in the state of Indiana, the very officials in charge of making sure the system is in check say public defense is underfunded, public defenders are overworked and there is little to any oversight. 

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Warmer week ahead: Spring 60s return

Did you enjoy the Saturday sunshine? Unfortunately, sunny skies will not last. Scattered showers will move in for your Sunday,

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Water Rescue underway on city’s southwest side

Firefighters are responding to a water rescue on Fort Wayne's southwest side.

Davidson, Furst push Blackhawk to first boys basketball state title

Frankie Davidson's final game in high school, and final time playing for his father, couldn't have gone much better.

STATE CHAMPS: Blackhawk Christian beats Barr-Reeve in 1A State Championship

The Blackhawk Christian boys Basketball team are now state champions. 

Defense attorney’s private law firm uses not guilty verdict in Mitch Vanryn’s murder trial to attract new clients on Facebook

A Facebook post capitalized on a not guilty verdict in the 2-year-old Malakai Garrett's murder trial. The post aimed to

‘A piece of you is gone forever:’ grieving mother on 10th anniversary of son’s unsolved homicide

A Fort Wayne mother continues to wait to learn who killed her son 10 years ago.