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Cody Butler

Before returning to northeast Indiana, Cody worked as a producer at WTVG in Toledo, Ohio and a reporter at KWYB in Bozeman, Montana.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist

Cody Butler joined WFFT in January 2017 as a Multi-Media journalist.
Before returning to northeast Indiana, Cody worked as a producer at WTVG in Toledo, Ohio and a reporter at KWYB in Bozeman, Montana.

Cody grew up in rural DeKalb County, and went to Ball State University to study Journalism and Telecommunications.

During his college career, Cody was involved in the student newscast, NewsLink Indiana as a reporter and producer. Cody also was a reporter for WSBT-FM, Indiana Public Radio.

When Cody isn't reporting the stories of northeast Indiana, you can find him watching his favorite FOX shows or enjoying everything Northeast Indiana has to offer.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hi, please feel free to e-mail Cody at You can also connect with Cody on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Posts by Cody Butler

Indiana State Police investigating disturbance involving Allen County Sheriff

An ISP spokesman told FOX 55 the Allen County Prosecutor's Office requested the investigation.

Indiana attorney general's lawyers deride groping claims

Court documents filed on Republican state Attorney General Curtis Hill's behalf call for the women's federal lawsuit against him to be thrown out by a judge.

Dozens speak against Indiana Michigan Power's latest proposed rate increase

I&M is proposing raising its annual revenues by $172 million over two years, which is about an 11.75% increase when it is fully phased in.

Hamilton Community Schools sets tax rate for referendum proposal

The school board approved a ballot question with a tax rate to not be more than 44 cents per $100 of assessed value.

Hamilton Community Schools superintendent proposing new tax rate

Superintendent Tony Cassel tells FOX 55 he is proposing a 44 cent per $100 tax.

Ex-Sen. Lugar's burial set for Arlington National Cemetery

After Lugar died at age 87 on April 28 from complications of a neurological disorder, it was announced he would be buried at the cemetery that's just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.

Report: Indiana's college graduation rates are on the rise

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education found that nearly 41% of students at all Indiana colleges graduated on time last year.

Owner of Indiana town’s hospital museum puts it up for sale

The Luckey Hospital Museum building in the Noble County community of Wolf Lake dates to 1931 when it was opened as a hospital.

Fire at NW Indiana subdivision destroys 5 homes, no injuries

West Lafayette Fire Chief Tim Heath says no one was injured in Friday afternoon's fire but one firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.

Three Rivers Festival back for 51st year

The ribbon was cut Friday morning on the 51st Three Rivers Festival downtown.

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