Hurricanes, fires and floods devastate many in 2016

Between the floods in Louisiana and Texas, Hurricane Matthew and Hermine, and the Gatlinburg wildfires in Tennessee, many felt the devastating effects of the punches from Mother Nature in 2016.

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.

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.

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.

Three-point shooting leads Dons to first Summit League win

Fort Wayne never trailed in the contest, scoring the first seven points and never looking back. Mo Evans scored all 18 of his points in the opening half as the ‘Dons led 56-39 at the break. It was Fort Wayne’s ninth 50-point half of the year.

Fort Wayne’s slow start leads to loss to Oral Roberts

Zaria Atkins led the Mastodons with 13 points on the day. Selena Lozada scored 12 points to go along with a team-high six rebounds. Anna Lappenküper added 11 points. De’Jour Young finished with eight points and a team-high two assists and two steals.

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.

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.