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Two dozen 2016 homicides still unsolved, prosecutors get ready for trial

When it comes to local crime stories in 2016, the one that may top them all is breaking the record for the most homicides in Allen County in one year. In the end, 48 deaths were ruled homicides. NewsChannel 15 took a look back at the deadly year with Fort Wayne Police and prosecutors.

Vice president-elect Mike Pence, right, watches as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during an election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

2016: Obama completes last term; Clinton, Trump face PR blunders

Barack Obama made plenty of headlines with his agenda for the final year in the White House. Meanwhile, Donald Trump was under fire for a vulgar hot mic moment and Clinton faced scrutiny after FBI-director gave her famous emails a second look.

A police armoured vehicle blocks the road leading to the scene of an attack in Istanbul, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Private NTV television said more than one assailant may have been involved in the attack. The attacker or attackers are believed to have entered the nightclub in Istanbul's Ortakoy district disguised as Santa Claus, the station reported. (AP Photo)

IS claims New Year’s attack on Istanbul nightclub

Turkish police struggled to track down a gunman who attacked New Year’s Eve revelers at a popular Istanbul nightclub, killing at least 39 people, most of them foreigners. Close to 70 more were wounded.

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Comet to zoom by Earth on New Year’s Eve

If the clouds hold off enough, Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková should be a good sight with the help of some binoculars or even better, a telescope.

Two children with a dinosaur at the annual "Countdown to Noon" at Science Central on Saturday, December 31.

Science Central hosts annual “Countdown to Noon”

The event featured children’s activities such as face painting and making party hats and noisemakers, plus science demonstrations and giant balloon drop featuring more than 1,000 balloons.

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Poll: What was your favorite viral trend of 2016?

2016 was a year chocked full of viral trends like Pokemon Go!, the victim of a Kit-Kat theft who became an overnight sensation, Ken Bone, Harambe, Chewbacca Mom, creepy clowns, and the mannequin challenge.