Safety News

Lisa Hollister - Bike Safety

Warm weather brings bicyclist out on the road. Both bike riders and car drivers need to take preventitive measures to alleviate bike accidents. Lisa Hollister, Director of Trauma and Acute…

Dennis Buterbaugh - Motorcycle Awareness

 Dennis Buterbaugh, Executive Director of Communications & Marketing for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Indianapolis informs listeners of the importance of motorcycle safety on the roadways.…

Juan Barrientes - Self-Defense

As Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor, FWPD, and owner of Defend the Attack, Juan shares life-saving tips on how men and women can protect themselves from becoming vulnerable to physical…

School Delays and Closings

Check here for school announcements during wintry or foggy conditions.

Fort Wayne Girl Scout Awarded For Saving Mom’s Life

One day in May 2016, Morgan was home with her mother, Katie Bracht, when Katie Bracht became unresponsive. A diabetic, Katie Bracht’s blood sugar level had become dangerously low. Morgan, a…

Officers, Citizens Recognized For Deeds

Several awards went to officers and citizens saving lives. There were tales of kindness, bravery and valor at the annual awards ceremony that honored about 50 police officers and 10 private…

Pastor Bill Campbell - The Blessing of the Bikes

Pastor Bill Campbell of Life Bridge Church, Fort Wayne, provides information for listeners on the upcoming event, "The Blessing of the Bikes", held at Life Bridge Church (12719 Corbin Road,…

Eric Tamashasky - Indiana Youth Institute Forum on Cyber Safety and Social Media

With the advancement of social media, cybercrimes are on the increase. Eric Tamashasky, head of cybercrimes with the St. Joesph County Police Department, talks with Melissa Montana…

Huntington Fire Department partners with American Red Cross to give out free smoke alarms

This is a great opportunity to enhance the safety of homes for our Huntington, IN families!  HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WPTA 21) - Huntington residents can protect their residences better thanks to…

LIFE-SAVING GIFTS: Steel Dynamics presents AEDs to Sheriff’s Department

LIFE-SAVING GIFTS: Steel Dynamics presents AEDs to Sheriff's Department Source:  The Post & Mail, Proudly Serving Whitley County, IN Columbia City, IN "Steel Dynamics has donated three…

STAR 88.3 MUSIC:  I Have This Hope- Tenth Avenue North

“I want to believe that God is with me not only in my triumphs but also in my tragedies. After all, on the cross, even Jesus cries out, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me!?’ As if to…

Sensei Steve Basche - Staying Safe In Today’s World

Melissa Montana talks with the owner of Basche’s Martial Arts, Sensei Steve Basche, today on Conversations.  Sensei lets us know that the best way to feel safe is to feel confident from the…

Kim Plattner - Safe Families

Melissa Montana talks with Kim Plattner today, Executive Director of Safe Families.  Kim tells us that safe families is all about a safe place for kids, following the Biblical practice of…

STAR 88.3 MUSIC: My Victory- Crowder

Lyrics: YOU CAME FOR CRIMINALS • AND EVERY PHARISEE • YOU CAME FOR HYPOCRITES • EVEN ONE LIKE ME • YOU CARRIED SIN AND SHAME • THE GUILT OF EVERY MAN • THE WEIGHT OF ALL I’VE DONE • NAILED…

STAR 88.3 MUSIC: Just Be Held- Casting Crowns

Ever have your own words come back to haunt you? Ever give counsel or advice to someone and one day find you needed it more than they did? I was out with my students surfing in Florida once…

STAR 88.3 MUSIC: Same Power- Jeremy Camp

Lyrics: I can see Waters raging at my feet I can feel The breath of those surrounding me I can hear The sound of nations rising up We will not be overtaken We will not be overcome I can walk

STAR 88.3 MUSIC: Because He Lives (Amen)- Matt Maher

Lyrics: I BELIEVE IN THE SON I BELIEVE IN THE RISEN ONE I BELIEVE I OVERCOME BY THE POWER OF HIS BLOOD CHORUS AMEN AMEN I’M ALIVE I’M ALIVE BECAUSE HE LIVES AMEN AMEN LET MY SONG JOIN THE…

TLC House, Angola, IN

HOW DOES TLC HOUSE HELP?  1. We will provide a "safe house" for YOU --A group housing shelter for battered persons, women and their kids.    2. Our staff will endeavor to empower you, as…

White’s Residential & Family Services

White’s Residential & Family Services is a nonprofit social services organization that works to redirect, rebuild and restore children, teens and families through emotional healing,…

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has served the greater Fort Wayne area since 1886 and its presence has been felt over the decades. The Salvation Army opened its doors in Fort Wayne in 1886 with the first…

SAFY - Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth

SAFY Family Preservation services allow children at risk of abuse and neglect to reside safely with their families as an alternative to foster care. Short-term services including care…

Lutheran Social Services

Through referrals from social-service agencies and Lutheran congregations, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana (LSSI) offers supportive services through case management, financial-literacy…