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Rex Smith


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Recent articles by Rex:

Lottery Luck: Does it live in Auburn?

In the month of January, there were seven winners in the city of Auburn with at least $1,000 in prize money. → Read More

Fort Wayne Street Department working to limit pot hole season

As fast as they form, the Fort Wayne Street Department is working to fill pot holes on city roads. → Read More

How school districts make weather-related decisions

Allen County school districts faced the choice of whether or not to delay school on Monday. → Read More

Family seeks justice, pushes for change after hit-and-run claims 13-year-old son’s life

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — Sunday will be the first Christmas that Ron and Chantel Bennett will spend without one of their five children. Wayden Bennett, their 13-year-old son, died in early October after someone in a Jeep Liberty hit him and his friend along a stretch of 275 N near Lake James in Angola. […] → Read More

Incoming weather could impact holiday travel, officials offer tips to stay safe

WANE 15 checked in with officials regarding both forms of transportation ahead of the storm to help people plan ahead. → Read More

WATCH: Video shows the moment a car crashed into The Village Tap; management hopes to reopen soon

On Friday December 9, a car with two women inside crashed into The Village Tap along East State Boulevard. → Read More

Fox Island County Park seeking volunteers, aiming for early-summer to reopen

Fox Island County Park is still being cleaned up from the June 13 derecho that rocked Fort Wayne and Allen County. → Read More

Parkview is seeing triple the amount of pediatric RSV cases this year compared to recent years

Parkview Health System has had to make changes to accommodate for their pediatric beds being so filled up. In a statement, the pediatric team said they’re seeing triple the amount of RSV cases in 2022 compared to recent years. → Read More

Entrance row at Fort Wayne International Airport to reopen on November 21

In 15 days, the main entrance where pickups and drop-offs take place at Fort Wayne International Airport will reopen. → Read More

Nearly 100 pets, farm animals found in Steuben County home

When the deputies arrived, a variety of domesticated pets and farm animals were found in “unsuitable conditions” inside the residence with no 911 caller to be found. → Read More

Fort Wayne Police shoot man who pulled gun on woman

Fort Wayne Police were called just after 1 p.m. to the 400 block of Poplar Street. → Read More

Electric Works Phase II bond amendment approved

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The Fort Wayne Economic Development Commission unanimously approved an amendment to a bond for RTM Ventures, LLC, the developer of the Electric Works project. In January, the Economic Development Commission approved a bond worth $32 million dollars for Phase II, but on Thursday that bond was amended to $46 million. […] → Read More

Firefighter hurt while battling apartment fire at Time Corners Crossing

A Fort Wayne firefighter was injured while battling a fire at an apartment complex Thursday morning. → Read More

1 dead in overnight crash in New Haven

The New Haven Police Department said the crash happened on SR 930 just west of New Haven Ave. → Read More

Fort Wayne City Council to look into Mayor Henry situation

4th District City Councilman and current council president Jason Arp confirmed to WANE 15 on Wednesday that the council, through its attorney, will submit a list of questions to Mayor Tom Henry’s administration following his OWI arrest last weekend. → Read More

Man explains McDonald’s billboard on roof of his Taylor Street home

A home in the 2700 block has a big McDonald’s billboard → Read More

YLNI Farmers Market to stay outdoors through October

The market’s manager Ashley Wagner joined First News Sunday on September 18 to talk about the decision. → Read More

Here’s the city’s vision for a proposed grocery store in southeast Fort Wayne

Tuesday night, a resolution will be introduced to Fort Wayne City Council asking for approval to use $2 million of the city’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money to turn the former Vincent Village Outlet Store into a grocery story. → Read More

How did the Auburn Auction go without competition this year?

With RM Sotheby’s no longer hosting a Labor Day weekend auction in Auburn, it allowed for Worldwide Auctioneers’ Auburn Auction to once again dominate the weekend in 2022. → Read More

Ruoff Mortgage pauses plans for new HQ on Bass Road, selects new location

Ruoff Mortgage is pausing its plans to build a new headquarters on Bass Road near Flaugh Road, a spokesperson for the company told WANE 15 on Monday. → Read More