Abby Jackson

Abby Jackson joined FOX 55 News in July 2017 as a Multi-Media Journalist.

Title: Multimedia Journalist
ajackson@wfft.com

Abby Jackson joined FOX 55 News in July 2017 as a Multi-Media Journalist. Growing up in Winamac, Indiana, Abby graduated from Ball State University in May of 2017.

While at Ball State, Abby studied Journalism and Telecommunications. She was also involved in NewsLink Indiana.

In the spring of 2017, Abby had the opportunity to intern at WTHR in Indianapolis, Indiana.

When she's not reporting, Abby enjoys longboarding, playing music, and yoga.

If you have a story idea, feel free to email Abby at ajackson@wfft.com. You can also connect with Abby on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Recent Posts by Abby Jackson

Firefighters investigate explosion that left one dead Tuesday

Tuesday morning, the house in the 5200 block of Wallen Road caught fire. Around 4:30 p.m, 55-year-old Nathan Sliger was found in the rubble.

Train hits semi crossing tracks

Indiana State Police told FOX 55 the semi carrying a wide load tried to cross the tracks in the 600 block of Main Street in Butler, but did not make it in time.

Local Girl Scouts remember Wisconsin victims

It's been just over a week since three Girl Scouts and a mother were hit and killed by a pick-up truck while they cleaned up trash on a highway.

One dead after shooting on South Barr Street

One male is dead after a shooting Sunday evening.

Lead found in some Fort Wayne water, lead plumbing fixtures

In a recent study of 70 homes, eight of them were found to have high lead levels in their water due to old pipes.

Investment firm aims to improve health care quality

Mend Medical opened in Fort Wayne in October. The president, Ben Joseph, said the health care system is broken, and he can help heal it.

Veterans receive makeovers

Students and staff invited veterans in their family to the school for makeovers, breakfast, and a ceremony to celebrate Veteran's Day.

Former judge, probation officer settle harassment lawsuit

Heather Malone filed the lawsuit against former Huntington Circuit Judge Thomas Hakes in state court in December 2017. It later was moved to federal court in Fort Wayne.

Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese names 1 more accused priest

The diocese says Gerald Funcheon was a member of the Crosier Congregation religious order and was included on the Crosier Fathers' list of credibly accused clergy.

CBD user fired after failing drug test

A Fort Wayne man is looking for answers after being fired from his factory job of eight years for failing a drug test.

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