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Three more COVID-19 deaths in county; total cases now 171

Local News

Another three Allen County residents have died and six have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 171 cases and 17 deaths Tuesday. Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found at the top of the department’s COVID-19 webpage at ...

Indiana reports 37 more deaths as pandemic deaths near 400

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic neared 400 on Tuesday as state health officials reported another 37 deaths and hundreds more confirmed cases of COVD-19 that pushed the statewide total over 8,500 cases. The latest deaths reported by the Indiana State ...

Indiana order blocks local bans on virus patient moves

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nursing homes around Indiana will be allowed to establish facilities specifically for coronavirus patients under an order issued Tuesday by the state health commissioner that prohibits local officials from blocking the transfer of such patients. Elderly people and those ...

Three fire victims identified; one called a homicide

Local News

The three people found in the house fire in the 1800 block of Rosemont Drive April 10 have been identified -- and at least one of the deaths was a homicide, according to the Allen County Coroner's office. Fort Wayne Police Department discovered the fire and requested Fort Wayne Fire ...

Two more county deaths from COVID-19; total cases now at 165

Local News

Another two Allen County residents have died and nine have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 165 cases and 14 deaths Monday. Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found at the top of the department’s COVID-19 webpage at www.allencountyhealth.com/covid-19 ...

AWS Foundation awards $138,190 in COVID-19 emergency grants

Local News

AWS Foundation has awarded a total of $138,190 in COVID-19 related emergency grants to 29 different nonprofit organizations in Northeast Indiana. The grants are designed to support activities such as food distribution, virtual services, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other emergency ...

Fort Wayne State Police post welcomes three new troopers

Local News

The Indiana State Police post in Fort Wayn has three new troopers. Alejandro Hernandez, Trooper Adam Kitson, and Trooper Benjamin Walker, were previously assigned to the ISP Toll Road Post. Hernandez is a 2013 graduate of Eastside High School in Butler. In 2016 he completed an associate’s ...

Indiana reaches 350 deaths from coronavirus outbreak

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s death toll from the coronavirus has reached 350 people as state health officials on Monday reported seven additional deaths. The latest deaths added to the state’s tally occurred between Friday and Sunday but represent a slowdown in fatalities since Indiana ...

Holcomb: Hoosier companies stepping up to fight COVID-19

Indiana State News

Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday said Indiana businesses across the state are answering the call to support the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response effort. The state’s manufacturers are leveraging their resources, supply chains and Hoosier workers to produce personal protection equipment ...

Fort Wayne Ballet cancels rest of the season

Coronavirus

Fort Wayne Ballet has canceled the remainder of its 2019-2020 season, including all performances and events through May 24, due to COVID-19. The organization will communicate further plans as more is learned from governmental health officials and directives are issued by the governor's ...

NACS to open online kindergarten enrollment Monday

Local News

The Northwest Allen County Schools will open online enrollment for incoming kindergarteners for the 2020-2021 school year beginning Monday, April 13. As a result of the stay-at-home order from Gov. Eric Holcomb to diminish the spread of COVID-19, a link to an online form for parents and ...

14 more COVID-19 cases in county; total now 156

Local News

Another 14 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 156 cases Sunday. Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found at the top of the department’s COVID-19 webpage at www.allencountyhealth.com/covid-19 and will be time-stamped to keep ...

Three more county COVID-19 deaths; total cases at 142

Local News

Another three Allen County residents have died from COVID-19 and 13 have tested positive, bringing the total to 142 cases and 12 deaths Saturday. Updates to positive cases and deaths in Allen County are found at the top of the department’s COVID-19 webpage at ...