Fringe candidate Tommy Schrader sentenced for vulgar vandalism

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) – ABC21 has confirmed perpetual fringe candidate Tommy Schrader will spend about six months in jail after pleading guilty to a count of criminal mischief Thursday.

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Republican mayoral candidates set to face off in Thursday debate

Two Republican mayoral candidates for the city of Fort Wayne will face off in a town-hall style debate Thursday night at the Arts United Center.

The debate, hosted by the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana, will be between City Council President John Crawford and local businessman Tim Smith.

House panel sends letters to more than 80 names in probe

The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it is sending letters seeking information and documents from more than 80 groups, organizations and individuals, as part of its sweeping investigation into President Donald Trump’s campaign, businesses, transition and administration.

House Democrats announce broad obstruction of justice probe

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler on Monday announced a sweeping investigation into President Donald Trump’s campaign, businesses, transition and administration, a probe that would lay the groundwork for Democrats if they choose to pursue impeachment proceedings against the President.

Cool for now, but warming by midweek

Cool for now, but warming by midweek

A warmer and slightly wetter weather pattern will unfold by midweek

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UPDATE: Teen dies after off-campus shooting in Muncie

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) – A 17-year-old boy is dead after a shooting at an off-campus party on Saturday. Delaware

Marsquake! Storm Team meteorologist has special connection to Red Planet project

As a meteorologist, each member of the ABC21 Storm Team spends a good amount of time looking up toward the

Whole Foods ditches plastic straws

Whole Foods announced Monday that it be will be banning plastic straws across all of its 500 stores in the

Fort Wayne man sentenced to more than 100 years for step-brother’s murder

A Fort Wayne man convicted of killing his step-brother learned his sentence Monday morning.

Search continues for missing teen last seen in Garrett

Authorities believe a teen missing since May 6 may be in the company of a 36-year-old man.