People will be able to download an app to their phone to sign up for the alerts, but, the system can also send notifications to all phones in a specified area.
Allen County’s alert system for a few months would be used for all kinds of alerts like weather emergencies or traffic hazards, but it could also help get the word out to the public about an abducted child faster than the Amber Alert process.
Allen County’s Amber Alert did not have a push notification sent to cell phones, but three other Amber Alerts within a week all did. 15 Finds Out discovered one of those pushes was sent because of a change in philosophy.
15 Finds Out’s investigation on the process of getting an Amber Alert approved discovered police disagree on whether or not it needs to be changed.
When a text message blast was sent for an Amber Alert Tuesday but not for the one on Monday, 15 Finds Out went to the Indiana State Police for answers.
15 Finds Out has confirmed Sports and Spirits Bar and Grill is now closed. An attorney for the owners said the liquor license was placed in escrow with the state Tuesday morning.
A Papa John’s delivery driver was fired for inappropriately texting customers after he dropped off their pizzas.
The individuals, all 19, have been charged with criminal recklessness. It’s not clear who fired the shot that killed the 17-year-old.
Police hope more people keep giving them information in crimes after witness tips lead to three quick homicide arrests.
State Senator Jim Banks was “alarmed” when soldiers told him about a possible pinworm outbreak at two Army bases.
Three more accessible parking spots are now available in downtown Fort Wayne.
Military officials said there are no confirmed cases of pinworms, but said said they are still looking into what the worms could be.
As Chief Steve Reed settles into his new role on the Fort Wayne Police Department, he sat down with NewsChannel 15’s Alyssa Ivanson for his first in-depth interview as chief.
After stop arm cameras on one school bus were so successful, East Noble School Corporation is expanding the program to its entire fleet.
Changes could be coming to accessible parking in some county lots in downtown Fort Wayne after 15 Finds Out brought one man’s concerns to the county commissioners.
Dan Headlee tried to go to small claims court in downtown Fort Wayne and realized the accessible spots in the lot next to the building were for employees only.
In a 15 Finds Out exclusive interview, the director of the Department of Child Services said a lawsuit be the next step in the baby box debate.
The South Bend baby box is almost finished being built and should be installed by the end of July.
There’s one safe haven law in Indiana, but depending on who you ask, it could mean two different things in terms of applying to baby boxes.
A fund for the legal defense of a woman who uses a baby box if the state pursues abandonment charges against her is being created by the group behind Safe Haven Baby Boxes.