April Tinsley’s killer to spend 80 years behind bars

After 30 years, Fort Wayne's most notorious cold case has been put to rest. 

Formal charges of murder, child molesting filed against suspect in April Tinsley case

A Grabill man arrested on Sunday morning has been formally charged with two felony counts — including murder — regarding the death of April Tinsley. Court documents show that John D. Miller is charged with killing the then-8-year-old girl, and faces an additional count of child molesting. Investigators said he sexually abused April before and after her death. 

Formal charges of murder, child molesting filed against suspect in April Tinsley case

A Grabill man arrested on Sunday morning has been formally charged with two felony counts — including murder — regarding the death of April Tinsley. Court documents show that John D. Miller is charged with killing the then-8-year-old girl, and faces an additional count of child molesting. Investigators said he sexually abused April before and after her death. 

Janet Tinsley to speak at April’s Garden

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The mother of April Tinsley is set to speak with reporters today at 1 p.m. after her daughter’s murder suspect was recently arrested. 

Grabill community reflects 48-hours after arrest in April Tinsley case

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Fort Wayne’s NBC news, checked back in with residents of Grabill in the neighborhood where the suspect lived. Those residents struggling to keep their emotions in check, some 48-hours later. Imagine how those days have been for people who live right down the street from the man police call a killer. It’s something all of us would have difficulty dealing with, so Fort Wayne’s NBC news went back to the neighborhood we visited Sunday aft…

April Tinsley’s mom says suspected killer “needs to die the same way she did”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) —  In 1988, detectives gave Janet Tinsley the life-altering news that someone kidnapped and murdered her daughter, April Tinsley.  As we continue to learn more in the  murder investigation, Janet Tinsley is speaking out on camera for the first time since the recent arrest of John D. Miller in connection with the case. In this exclusive interview, you’ll hear about that fateful day April went missing, what Janet fears most a…

Law enforcement celebrates ‘score’ with arrest in Tinsley murder

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A day to say "thank you" to the law enforcement agencies that helped get an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Things became emotional during a news conference Tuesday at Fort Wayne police headquarters downtown, including for investigators who retired, never knowing if the case would be solved.

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Dangerously cold Monday

Dangerously cold Monday

The coldest temperatures in quite a while will be before sunrise on Monday.

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Snow Day in the Fort

Snow started to fall across Allen County early on in the morning, and the temperatures started to fall, as well. 

Fort Wayne organizations ready to shelter people from cold

As the temperatures dip, several Fort Wayne organizations say they are ready to help shelter those in need.

Travel Advisory issued for Allen County due to snow and wind conditions

A travel advisory has been issued for Allen County.