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OPD asks for help locating missing 12-year-old girl

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- The Omaha Police Special Victims Unit is seeking the public's help finding a missing 12-year-old girl. Police say Paw Ku was last seen on January 9th near 51st and Maple Street. Paw is described as being 5 feet tall, weighing 100 pounds. She has blonde hair with brown eyes and

WOWT - 2018-01-18 05:17:00

Teen cited for lewd conduct, shoplifting after bizarre incident in grocery store

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A bizarre incident in a local grocery store landed one teen in police custody Tuesday. Omaha Police officers were called to the Baker's on Saddle Creek and Leavenworth Tuesday. Employees told police a 17-year-old boy had dumped an entire gallon of vegetable oil on the floor an

WOWT - 2018-01-18 00:19:00

Forecast: Warmer through the week; snow possible Sunday

Expect warmer conditions through the week in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area before the next weather system arrives Sunday. The National Weather Service office in Valley, Nebraska, said that system could bring a mix of rain and accumulating snow to southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska. Forecasters are

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

Man who was shot near 40th and Bedford Avenues taken to the hospital in critical condition

A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition Wednesday morning after a shooting near 40th and Bedford Avenues. Omaha Police Capt. Mark Matuza said police think the shooting occurred somewhere between 41st and 42nd Streets near Bedford, and the man ran to a house near 40th Avenue and Bedford

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-17 17:22:00

Ricketts backs bill to raise speed limits on I-80, highways

LINCOLN -- Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a proposal to raise the speed limit on parts of Interstate 80 in Nebraska as well as other state highways. Introduced Tuesday, the bill (LB1009) by Sens. John Murante of Gretna and Curt Friesen of Henderson would allow the state Department of Transportation t

SWIOWANEWSSOURCE.COM - 2018-01-16 21:29:00

Grandfather thrown to ground as thieves drive off in his truck

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- An Omaha man is in a hospital bed after a carjacking Tuesday night at the Bakers on North 30th Street. His family says he already has trouble walking so getting thrown to the ground didn't help. "Before he knew it, door opened up and a guy is yanking him by his arm and he's te

WOWT - 2018-01-18 05:43:00

Omaha man, 51, arrested in connection with minivan theft

A 51-year-old Omaha man was arrested Wednesday on the Interstate 480 bridge between Iowa and Nebraska in connection with stealing a vehicle and fleeing from Council Bluffs police. Around 3:05 a.m., an officer patrolling in the area of 35th Street and Avenue G in northwest Council Bluffs spotted a 20

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

22-year-old Omaha man charged with child abuse after 4-month-old girl suffers brain injuries

A 22-year-old man has been charged with child abuse after his 4-month-old daughter suffered brain injuries that would have required a "significant amount of force" to inflict, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ka'Ron Coleman was ordered held on $250,000 bail on one count of child abuse resulting in serious

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 22:30:00

Athens Co. woman charged after 100 dogs found in unsanitary conditions

Photo courtesy: Rascal Animal Hospital COOLVILLE, OH (WCMH) - An Athens county woman is facing charges after authorities found 100 dogs inside her home. Bernice Robertson, 76, is charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty. Authorities say she kept the dogs in unsanitary conditions. Robertson pleaded

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-01-17 00:21:54

Dog shelter closes temporarily after rescue of 100 dogs

The Athens County Dog Shelter has been closed to the public, temporarily, except by appointment. Athens County Dog Warden Mary Beth Brown appeared before the county Commissioners on Tuesday to request the closure due to the overwhelming amount of work shelter employees have faced since 100 dogs were

ATHENS NEWS - 2018-01-18 03:30:00

County enacts policy on office-opening delays in bad weather

It didn't take long for Athens County to use its new policy governing when the opening of county offices will be delayed because of bad weather. The policy was adopted by the county commissioners on Tuesday and implemented for the first time on Wednesday. Under the new policy, if the county is under

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2018-01-17 14:53:00

Vienna man faces meth and child neglect charges after police search Parkersburg home

PARKERSBURG, WV (WTAP) - A Vienna man faces felony methamphetamine and child neglect charges after police searched a Parkersburg home on Wednesday. At 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, officers with the Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force and The Parkersburg Police SWAT Team executed a search warrant at a home at 1

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2018-01-18 02:28:00

Parkersburg man sentenced to prison

PARKERSBURG - A sentence of six years in prison was handed down in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday for a Parkersburg man who pleaded guilty to a charge of fraudulent use of an access device. Bryan Anthony Merritt, 35, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, was indicted on seven counts of

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Marietta High School crew team loses docks

Photo by Michael Kelly The Muskingum River, seen from the Putnam Bridge Wednesday afternoon, bears massive floes of ice toward the Ohio River in Marietta. Photo by Michael Kelly Slabs of ice linger in trees along the east bank of the Muskingum River in Marietta, a sign of how high the water surged

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

When it comes to TACO, there's little consistency with police

Even though Athens citizens voted overwhelmingly (77 percent approval) to pass a ballot issue to place a law on the books de-penalizing misdemeanor marijuana crimes in the city, the Ohio University Police Department has continued to cite people under state marijuana laws, even when the cited individ

ATHENS NEWS - 2018-01-18 03:30:00

Traveling Route 60? Brace for a rough ride

Dozens of drivers who have to travel Ohio 60 between Devola and Beverly have noticed damage to their vehicles they say is due to an ongoing construction project. "It just feels like you're driving on a gravel road, the whole way from the bottom of March Run Hill to Lowell," said Dawn Spurr, of Marie

MARIETTA TIMES - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

City of Moline reveals vision for I-74 corridor

MOLINE - As work is being done on the new I-74 bridge the city of Moline has been working on a vision for the space where the old bridge now sits. "I think it looks like a good deal they got going on here, I'm really anxious to get this new bridge that we desperately needed forever," said Peggy Redm

WQAD - 2018-01-18 04:27:55

Camanche dad takes deal for fatal beating of 38-year-old son

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) - A man accused of fatally beating his 38-year-old son has taken a plea deal in eastern Iowa. Court records show 63-year-old Glenn Plummer III, of Camanche, pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter. Prosecutors had lowered the charge from second-degree murder and dropped

KWQC - 2018-01-17 23:59:00

City of Moline to hold open house discussing I-74 Corridor

MOLINE, Ill (KWQC) - Teams are coming together in Moline on Wednesday, Jan. 17 to discuss future plans and opportunities for the I-74 Corridor with the community. The City of Moline, Renew Moline and the Laktota Group are hosting an Open House at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center at 5:30 p.m.

KWQC - 2018-01-17 13:46:00

What's happening at the libraries

The World Affairs Council of the Quad-Cities and the Bettendorf Public Library are hosting Undermining Truth: A Panel Discussion on Fake News at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the library. The panel includes St. Ambrose Communications professor Alan Sivell, a former reporter, and two librarians, Tori Dr

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-01-18 06:00:00