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FOX 55 Top 5: October 7 - 13

FOX 55 Top 5: October 7 - 13

USF's Dunten Named NAIA Defensive Player of the Week

USF's Dunten Named NAIA Defensive Player of the Week

SACS considering new elementary attendance boundries

SACS considering new elementary attendance boundries

Hometown Heroes: David Doehrman

At FOX 55, we like to recognize local paramedics, firefighters, police officers, and those who are currently serving or who have served in the military. FOX 55's Meteorologist Caleb Saylor has more on our hometown hero, vietnam veteran David Doehrman.

Wildlife services help bear with jar stuck on its head

Bear returned to woods after being rescued with jar stuck on head.

Sheriff's deputies use Doritos to round up pig

Authorities capture a pig by setting a trail of Doritos.

Safety Village Halloween bash returns

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Safety Village in collaboration with the Fort Wayne Fire Department held their annual Halloween bash in Safety Village Saturday afternoon.

Families walk to raise awareness for ALS

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- ALS affects as many as 30,000 people in the United States. There is no cure, but people in Fort Wayne want to change that.

Local organization working toward justice holds first meeting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- JAVA which stands for justice, accountability and victim advocacy held their first of many meetings Saturday at Faith United Methodist Church Saturday morning.

Public spends the day with the SWAT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Fort Wayne Police call it “Day with the SWAT”.

Sorority teaches local teens about HBCUs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Fort Wayne students are getting all the info they need to pursue higher education at an HBCU from learning the history of the schools, what's offered, and the requirements to get in.

Steuben County deploys tool to warn travelers of hazards

STEUBEN CO, Ind. (WFFT)- Steuben County deployed a tool this week to help travelers see hazards before they travel in the area.

angola man rescued from fire

angola man rescued from fire

Prep Volleyball Roundup: Sectional Championships (10/13)

Carroll and Bishop Dwenger both kept their sectional championship streaks alive with wins on Saturday night.

Prep Soccer Roundup: Regional Championships (10/13)

On the boys side, Carroll, Concordia, and Canterbury all came away with regional titles on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Bellmont and Homestead girls are also moving on to semi-state.

Cyclones Hand K's First Loss of the Season

Cyclones Hand K's First Loss of the Season

USF Ends Losing Streak with Wild Win Over Siena Heights

USF Ends Losing Streak with Wild Win Over Siena Heights

Former CS3's reopened as Welch's Ale House

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- A historic building just south of downtown once housed the restaurant, CS3's. Now, they're reopened as Welch's Ale House.

Will you get the flu shot this season?

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)-Flu season is almost here and health officials want you to be prepared, especially after a deadly 2017-2018 season.

Pedestrian killed along State Blvd. identified

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The man who was hit and killed by a car on State Boulevard Thursday has been identified.

FWPD cracks down on homeless camps

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Friday, Fort Wayne Police Department Deputy Chief Steve Haffner posted up notices at 8 illegal camp sites.

The Locker Room: Reggie Hayes talks Sectional Football

The Locker Room: Reggie Hayes talks Sectional Football

The Locker Room: Week 9 Prep Football Roundup

The Locker Room: Week 9 Prep Football Roundup

Cougs Look to Snap Losing Streak This Weekend

Cougs Look to Snap Losing Streak This Weekend

INDOT preparing for winter, suggests drivers do the same

INDOT preparing for winter, suggests drivers do the same

Sunny Saturday

Frost is likely to start off your Saturday as temperatures fall into the low 30s. We'll see plenty of sunshine in the afternoon, making it a great day to go apple picking, to the pumpkin patch or through the corn maze.

Disney releases first look of live-action 'Aladdin'

Disney releases trailer of upcoming "Aladdin" remake.

A look at Indiana's 3rd District election race

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Every member of the U.S. House of Representatives is up for election.

The Locker Room Game of the Week Preview: Woodlan vs. Adams Central

The Locker Room Game of the Week Preview: Woodlan vs. Adams Central

Gray & Chilly Friday

Chilly temperatures Thursday will get even colder tonight, allowing for some patchy frost to form. Isolated showers may impact your Friday night football game.

Start Something Big: Raydon

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -This week on Start Something Big, let's get to know Raydon.

Indiana dad finds mold in child's Capri Sun

A father in Columbus, Indiana said he found mold in a Capri Sun pouch last month that he was going to give to his 3-year-old child.

(18) USF Drops MVNU in Four Sets

(18) USF Drops MVNU in Four Sets

Huntington, Saint Francis Soccer Battle to Draw

Huntington, Saint Francis Soccer Battle to Draw

Komets to Rely On Speed This Season

Komets to Rely On Speed This Season

Byron Health Center breaks ground on new facility

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Byron Health Center celebrated the start of construction on their new building with a Ground Breaking Ceremony Wednesday, October 10th at the new location of the Byron Wellness Community campus at the corner of Lake Ave and Beacon St (1661 Beacon St).

Police urging drivers to report stopped trains to federal government

Police urging drivers to report stopped trains to federal government

October 10th is Mental Health Day

(AP)-Wednesday is World Mental Health -- observed every year on October 10th.

New drug disposal kits distributed in Allen County

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- The opioid epidemic continues to plague Allen County. Research shows 60 percent of all people facing addiction get their drugs from friends or family members.

Paulding County shooting suspect dies

PAULDING COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- The 73-year-old man charged back in May with shooting and killing his 19-year-old grandson died Tuesday at a Toledo hospital.

Inmate accidentally released in Noble County

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- Police in Noble County need the public's help finding an inmate who was accidentally released.

I&M crews headed to Florida

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- About 300 I&M employees and contractors from across I&M’s service territory are en route to the Florida Panhandle to help with restoration in anticipation of Hurricane Michael causing significant power outages.

Going green: fortezza coffee

Fortezza moves to paper straws

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