More stories by Chris Darby

Virtual Reality Arcade adding to Fort Wayne gaming revolution

That experience is set in padded, open rooms where multiple people can link up to play a variety of games ranging from fun, family friendly games, good for birthday parties to more violent, survival style games meant for older players.

Fire damages two businesses in Huntertown

Firefighters responded to a boat restoration business in the 16000 block of Lima Road around 3 a.m. Saturday. The building collapsed as flames tore through it.

Plows respond to winter mix, FWCS closes

At one point, 50 street department trucks tackled 18 routes around the city dropping salt on slick spots. For the first time in nearly three years, the weather forced Fort Wayne Community Schools to close.

Expert weighs in on hot housing market

Todd Stock of RE/MAX stopped by First News Saturday to talk tips for buyers and sellers and explained what areas of Fort Wayne are booming. 

Zoo animals closely monitored in record cold

In the below-zero weather, some of the animals at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo find shelter in warm places. Others feel right at home, staying in their exhibits.

Pets die in fire at mobile home park

Firefighters responded to the call around 4:30 p.m. at Glenbrook Mobile Home Park between Coldwater Road and Coliseum Blvd.

School hosts ‘Community Support Day’ for 8th grader battling cancer

Abigail Robertson Dugan was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, rare for her age, after being in a car crash. After missing time in class, she returned to Norwell Middle School for “Community Support Day,” a pep rally of sorts celebrating Abigail and motivating her through her fight.

New Boys and Girls Club to “transform lives”

A big focus of the future Boys and Girls Club facility will turn youth into productive adults by connecting them with workforce development leaders and college representatives.