Trisha Ohlwine says the father of her children was mentally ill and died by suicide in the Allen County Jail. She believes local law enforcement did not take the necessary steps to prevent the tragedy. She also believes the set-up of the jail itself contributed to his death.
After a Fort Wayne Police Department Seargent was issued an infraction for striking and killing a pedestrian while on duty, 21Investigates filed a public records request to obtain the body camera footage from responding officers.
The American Immigration Council’s new study shows immigrants play a crucial role in Allen County’s economy. It says, immigrants make up about 7% of Allen County’s population. In 2019, immigrants spent $496 million and paid more than $99 million in taxes.
The Allen County Prosecutor says the office has completed its investigation into a Fort Wayne Police Department (FWPD) officer who struck and killed a pedestrian in April, saying no criminal charges will be filed against him.
The Southwest Allen County School’s board took a small step Tuesday to address racism in their schools. 21Investigates wanted to know more about their decision to partner with a group called FAIR for All.
Today prosecutors filed a motion seeking the death penalty for Orlando Mitchell, the man accused of killing Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy John Durm. However, putting someone on Death Row in the Hoosier state is only the beginning of a long process.
A visually impaired Fort Wayne man has filed a civil lawsuit against the City of Fort Wayne and Veoride after he says he tripped over an electric scooter. The lawsuit says the man is visually impaired and uses auditory and tactual information to go on regular walks.
21Investigates has obtained documents that detail previous letters of reprimand given to Fort Wayne Police Department (FWPD) Sgt. Joshua Hartup, who police say struck and killed a pedestrian in downtown Fort Wayne in April.
Days after the shootout in Kendallville, our 21Investigates team overcovered police reports documenting prior run-ins with the shooter over the last two years. Why wasn’t the red flag law used prior to the incident?
21Investigates obtained ten complaints dating back to 2021 showing the Kendallville shooter’s previous run-in with the law. An Indiana University law professor says Indiana’s red flag Law could have prevented the shootout in the first place.
As residents in Kendallville try to return to normal after chaos ensued during a shootout involving a 60-year-old man and police, one woman is recalling the scary moments leading up to police arresting him. She captured some of the footage and streamed it on Facebook.