A CSX train with petroleum crude oil hazard placards crosses the St. Joe River.

15 Finds Out: Through Your Backyard

Some emergency responders in northeast Indiana had no idea about the growing number of local oil trains until 15 Finds Out began asking questions.

Charles Benson's 1st grade picture (left). Benson's mug shot after he was charged with murder (right).

15 Finds Out: Profile of an accused killer

He’s the man accused in the Eby Avenue shooting caught on camera. But Charles Benson was once a 1st grader in Ft. Wayne. What went wrong? 15 Finds Out investigates.

Tom Smith (left) and Mitch Harper (right) both want Fort Wayne's mandatory retirement law changed.

“Too Old To Patrol?” Councilmen want retirement law changed

Changes may soon be coming to a police retirement law after a 15 Finds Out investigation. The Fort Wayne Police Department employs at least eight officers who are currently violating the city’s mandatory retirement law. 15 Finds Out first reported the violations Tuesday. Now, at least one city councilman says he’s working to revise the law.

There is a slight risk for severe storms Thursday

15 Finds Out: Too Old To Patrol?

It’s a little-known law in which the Fort Wayne Police Department is in direct violation. City code states officers must retire before they turn 60-years-old.