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2013-2014 Four Star Schools announced

A total of 281 schools made the list based on being in the top 25th percentile of schools in two ISTEP-based categories and other criteria.


Warmer temperatures today

We should see temperatures gradually warming this afternoon as highs will be in the lower 60s.These warming temperatures will be around for the rest … More »

The driver of this semi said a sneeze caused him to lose control.

Sneeze leads to semi crash

The driver of a semi that rolled onto its side said a sneeze caused him to lose control of the rig.

In this April 1, 2015 photo, Austin Police Chief Donald Spicer, left, and Patrolman Nathan Hall, center, and Maj. Lonnie Noble study a biohazard container for the temporary disposal of needles and other sharp objects at an HIV/AIDS training session in Austin, Indiana. (AP Photo/News and Tribune, Christopher Fryer)

CDC official: HIV outbreak lessons may spur ‘model response’

A top official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says health officials hope to use the lessons learned from their reaction to an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana as “a model response” for the whole nation in combatting future similar crises.

A brick sits on a street as police standby, Monday, April 27, 2015, during a skirmish with demonstrators after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Troops descend on Baltimore after riots, fires paralyze city

State Police and law officers from other jurisdictions joined Baltimore police in patrolling the streets. National Guardsmen in riot helmets with face shields surrounded City Hall, standing behind bicycle-rack barriers.


Photos: Great Lakes Chicago mirage

A photographer captured images of an upside down Chicago skyline over Lake Michigan in what’s called a “superior mirage”


Pet of the Week: Joy 4/28/2015

Joy is a 1 year, 6 month old unaltered female, brown Guinea pig. She has been at the shelter since April 20, 2015.
If you are interested in adopting this pet please contact Fort Wayne Department of Animal Care and Control (260-427-1244).


Mom slaps son taking part in Baltimore riots


“You had one mother who grabbed her child, who had a hood on his head, and she started smacking him on the head because she was so embarrassed,” Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said. “I wish I had more parents that took charge of their kids out there.”