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Body pulled from St. Marys River, investigation underway

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Police are investigating after a body was found in the Maumee River Thursday afternoon.  The body was discovered around 1:30 p.m. in the river near the intersection of St Joseph Boulevard and Edgewater Avenue.   It was floating in three to four feet …

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One man dead on Fort Wayne’s south side; police searching for suspects

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — (Fort Wayne’s NBC News) One man is dead after he was found in a home on Fort Wayne’s south side early Thursday morning suffering from a gun shot wound. Police responded to the 3000 block of Oliver Street shortly after midnight. The man was found in …

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Dogs Found Dead in Decatur Home

ADAMS COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Miranda Mertz fights back tears Tuesday.  “You think, there’s no way that will happen around here,” she says. Mertz is still trying to come to grips with what she was told on the phone Tuesday.  “Getting the call, of terrible animal cruelty animal …

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Grant County man wanted on theft charge

GRANT COUNT, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Grant County Police are searching for a 47-year-old man who is wanted on theft charges.  Mark Howard is wanted on a Gas City warrant for theft and is also wanted for questioning in several fraud cases.  Howard stands about 6’1″ and weighs about …

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Child Hit by Vehicle on Carterton Drive

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – A child is seriously hurt after being hit by a vehicle Saturday night. Fort Wayne dispatchers confirm to Fort Wayne’s NBC the accident happened at 6:50 P.M. on Carterton Drive, near South Anthony Boulevard. The child was taken from the scene in serious …

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Coroner identifies victim of Thursday afternoon shooting in Fort Wayne

We now know the identity of the man who died in a shooting on Fort Wayne’s southeast side Thursday afternoon. The shooting happened in the 4100 block of Lillie Street at about 3:45 Thursday afternoon. Paramedics rushed a man in critical condition to a local hospital where he died. Friday, …

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85-year-old Angola man is accused of shooting his wife

ANGOLA, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — An 85-year-old man is facing one count of attempted murder of his wife following a shooting Thursday afternoon.  Around 3:22 p.m., Steuben County dispatchers got word of a man with a gun at 1511 Henney St. in Angola.  When officers arrived, they found Samuel Ford, and …

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85-year-old Angola man facing attempted murder charge

ANGOLA, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — An 85-year-old man is facing an account of attempted murder of a woman following a shooting Thursday afternoon.  Around 3:22 p.m., Steuben County dispatchers got word of a man with a gun at 1511 Henney St. in Angola.  When officers arrived, they found Samuel Ford, and …

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Fort Wayne Police make arrest in string of cell phone store burglaries

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A 20-year-old Fort Wayne man confessed to burglarizing three cell phone stores this week.  Alonta Walker is now facing an initial charge of burglary.  As FWPD detectives were interviewing him, he confessed to the burglary of the Mobile Center on Goshen Road.  That’s …

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Third accomplice in fatal Avon dale Drive shooting facing murder charge

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A 20-year-old Fort Wayne man is now charged in the 2016 shooting death on Avondale Drive.  Derek Ford, 20, faces a murder charged and firearm used in the commission of offense charges.  This all stems from a shooting in September 2016 on Avondale Drive …

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