CLOSINGS: View Closings

Abby Jackson

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

Title: Multimedia Journalist

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 You can also connect with Abby on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Recent Posts by Abby Jackson

11-year-old bus stop crash victim on the road to recovery

Maverik Lowe was standing at his bus stop when police say 24-year-old Alyssa Shepherd hit him and three other kids. The crash killed Alivia Stahl and her two little brothers.

Anthis students sign on for internships, prepare for jobs out of high school

High school students at Anthis Career Academy say they're ready to hit the workforce. Many of them signed with local companies Friday to start internships this semester.

Police investigate bank robbery at Flagstar Bank on west State

Officers responded around 4:00 p.m. to the bank. An employee called 911 saying they had been robbed.

Flowers sentenced to 85 years in 2017 murder

A man found guilty in the shooting death of another man in 2017 was sentenced in Allen County Friday morning.

Indiana issuing food stamps early due to government shutdown

Indiana plans to issue February's food stamp benefits next week for hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers due to the partial federal government shutdown.

FWPD mourning the loss of K9 Bullet

Bullet died Thursday morning at the age of 12.

Amended subdivision proposal for Schwartz Road discussed in planning commission

An amended proposed subdivision was discussed in the planning commission meeting Thursday afternoon, while residents continued to voice their concerns for the development.

Fort Wayne man found guilty in Easter shooting

25-year-old Tyrion McNair and 21-year-old Joshua Smiley were both arrested last year in the shooting death of 26-year-old Javon Burnett.

No injuries reported after car slid into the path of a school bus

No one was hurt after a car slid into the path of a school bus transporting 49 students just before 8:30 Wednesday morning.

Candidates formally file to run for offices in 2019

Allen County campaigns are in full swing ahead of the May 7th Primary Elections.

Fort Wayne
36° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 28°
32° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 21°
Feels Like: 26°
33° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 27°
34° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 27°
Van Wert
34° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 27°
Morning Flurries Wednesday
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events