One-on-one with Janet Tinsley reacting to Miller’s sentencing

Emotions ran high inside the packed courtroom today. Nobody waiting for this moment more than the mother who got to address her daughter's killer face to face.

Law enforcement celebrates ‘score’ with arrest in Tinsley murder

A day to say "thank you" to the law enforcement agencies that helped get an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Things became emotional during a news conference Tuesday at Fort Wayne police headquarters downtown, including for investigators who retired, never knowing if the case would be solved.

April Tinsley’s cousins share emotions about suspected killer

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) – "She can rest in piece knowing that the person is caught," April Tinsley’s cousin, James Tinsley reacts to the news of a 30-year-old cold case, finding a new breakthrough.  John D. Miller, the suspect in police custody for the rape and murder of 8-year-old Tinsley in April of ’88. Elizabeth Tinsley, who is James wife, "He [Miller] deserves way more than just a sentence." The family talks about when they first heard news abo…

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AM severe thunderstorms Possible PM clearing

Small hail, gusty winds and torrential downpours all possible this morning.

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Scattered power outages reported during Thursday morning storm system

NORTHEAST INDIANA (WPTA21) — People across Northeast Indiana are reporting power outages as a storm system moves across the area.

Silver Alert issued for Missing Fort Wayne woman

Fort Wayne Police are looking for help finding a woman who went missing.

Severe weather threat moving out of Northeast Indiana

Several counties in Northeast Indiana face severe weather Thursday morning as a strong storm system moves across the state.

Southwest fire crews battle early-morning house fire

Fire crews made quick work of flames inside a home of the 11500 block of Bluffton Rd. early Thursday

Warrant for missing Fort Wayne man leaves mother and alleged victim with positive reactions

A search warrant for a missing Fort Wayne man left his mother and an alleged victim with positive reactions.