Backpack used to help man reach his dream will be replicated for others

Kevan Chandler has spinal muscular atrophy and gets around in a wheelchair, but to help pursue his dream of going to Europe he and his friends made a backpack for him. Last summer he went on that adventure, which he called his dream. Now he’s making backpacks for others with similar dreams.

Road project takes turn in Decatur

The project began in December of 2016 with the goal of raising the road high enough to keep it from being flooded by the St. Mary’s River.

FWPD showcases new drones

The Fort Wayne Police Department has added two new “Air Support Units” to its arsenal.

Shigs in Pit opens 2nd location

Shigs in Pit Barbeque & Brew is now open at 6250 Maplecrest Road. The restaurant also includes a bar with 23 taps.

Mayor Henry holds downtown business walk

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The city said the business walks are an example of Mayor Tom Henry’s commitment to engagement, innovation and performance.

Opiate crisis impacting Fort Wayne workforce

Allen County has taken several steps to address the opiate crisis sweeping the nation. The Health Department opened a needle exchange program to help prevent the spread of diseases contracted by sharing needles like HIV and hepatitis C. Police and firefighters have also started carrying Narcan, the opiate reversal drug.

First News Back to School: DeKalb Eastern

DeKalb County Eastern Community Schools encompasses eastern DeKalb County and is made up of Eastside High School, Butler Elementary School, and Riverdale Elementary School.