The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo celebrated 50 years of existence on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Zoo celebrates its 50th birthday

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo officially marked its 50th Birthday with a party – complete with a one-of-a-kind birthday cake Wednesday morning.


Pet of the Week: Bernie 6/30/2015

Bernie is a 6 year old neutered male, black and white Labrador Retriever mix.He has been at the shelter since June 15, 2015.
If you are interested in adopting this pet please contact Fort Wayne Department of Animal Care and Control (260-427-1244).

FILE  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Indiana new driver laws changing July 1

Some big changes are about to take effect concerning teen drivers in Indiana. The new laws address cell phones, nighttime driving, and passenger restrictions.

The Dollar General store located at 3121 East State Blvd. in Fort Wayne.

Dollar General robbed during Saturday’s storm

Yet another Dollar General store has been robbed in Fort Wayne. The latest holdup took place Saturday morning during the torrential downpour that led flash flooding and extensive power outages.

In this photo taken June 9, 2015, a sold sign is displayed in the yard of a newly built home in the Briar Chapel community in Chapel Hill, N.C. Standard & Poor’s releases its 20-city home price index for April on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

US home prices climbing steadily

Strong job growth and low mortgage rates have prompted greater demand for housing, boosting home values. The continued gains are at roughly double the pace of wage growth.