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Police looking for man after attempted abduction at Burger King in Council Bluffs
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (FOX 42 KPTM) — The Council Bluffs Police say they are investigating a possible attempted abduction that occurred on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at approximately 11:10 am outside of the Burger King estaurant at 1529 W. Broadway.
City of Omaha on hook for $250,000 medical bill of gang member charged with shooting police officer
A gang member who allegedly shot an Omaha police officer at close range is set to get his own medical bills picked up by Omaha taxpayers. According to authorities, John Ezell Jr., 36, was shot multiple times by officers after he fired at Officer Ken Fortune during a traffic stop in north Omaha.
35-year-old man arrested in connection with shooting of Bellevue woman
A 35-year-old man was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder after the shooting of a woman at the Bellevue home where both lived. David S. Clark was booked into the Sarpy County Jail shortly after 7 a.m. He is accused of shooting his domestic partner, Brenda M. Henders
Rural Omaha landowners discontented with new flood study
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two government agencies are collaborating on a three-year, $3 million study of flood risks in the Omaha metro area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District are both authorized to dam creeks on residential land for reservoirs to help les
Omaha Association of Health Underwriters
The Omaha Association of Health Underwriters, OAHU, an organization of health insurance agents, brokers and professionals, installed its 2018-2019 board. Cara Kirsch was installed as OAHU president. Cara is an employee benefits professional offering 20 years of expertise in all facets of employee be
BU library archives unveil rare McDonald interview
Discovered in the library archives, Bellevue University alumnus Tom Dolly’s 92-page manuscript covering Richard McDonald’s life has been a sought after piece of history. The manuscript was part of an article written for the then Bellevue College’s newsletter, titled “Pure Americana: The Founding of
CB Police searching for armed burglary suspect
(Council Bluffs) — Council Bluffs authorities are looking for a man accused of burglary and false imprisonment. According to the Council Bluffs Police Department, officers were call to the 300 block of North 6th Street around noon Saturday for an armed subject. Police say 49-year-old Timothy James E
Omaha families in search of justice for lost loved ones
Three families. One bond. A connection none of them ever wanted. "Every day. Every hour. Not a minute goes by that we don't think about her,” said the aunt of Jasmine Harris.
Council Bluffs ready to open new police headquarters
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) - Council Bluffs police are putting the finishing touches on their brand new headquarters. The nearly $20 million undertaking has been years in the making and will be complete next week.
5 New Properties For Sale In The Omaha Area
OMAHA, NE — On the hunt for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to fear! To save you some time, we at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Live updates: Nebraska volleyball faces Stanford in national championship
Nebraska volleyball will play for its sixth national championship Saturday night. The Huskers face the Stanford Cardinal at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The match is set to begin at 8 p.m.
Omaha drug and gun operation leads to 24 convictions, mostly tied to police informants
A two-year federal gun and drug operation shows the value of confidential informants to officers. On Friday, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced the end of Operation Brass Catcher, a two-year-long effort that ended with the conviction of 24 Omahans. Their sentences range from probation to decades i
Council Bluffs man dies while serving prison term for attempted murder
A Council Bluffs man has died in prison. Paul S. Kissel, 52, died Friday morning at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center, sometimes referred to as Oakdale, in Coralville, according to a release from the Iowa Department of Corrections.
Police in Kearney, across the state find nothing suspicious after rash of bomb threats
Law enforcement officials in Nebraska and across the country found no suspicious items after reports of emailed threats Thursday. The Nebraska State Patrol said it and other law enforcement agencies across the state responded to bomb threats and have not found any devices.
Take to the Stage: The Strand, Broadway and Liberty theaters part of Council Bluffs' entertainment history
In a time before limitless television channels and the internet entertainment opportunities were fewer, making local theaters an appealing option. Many a theater has come and gone since the city’s inception, but those that lasted the longest were three that will be readily remembered as movies house
Father's Day present results in a trophy ram for Dave Hunter and his son
Christmas is just around the corner, but it was Father’s Day that brought a southeast Nebraska man and his son to northwest Nebraska this month for an experience of a lifetime.
Delay four-laning 36th Street means higher cost
Time is money, as the City of Bellevue is about to discover. The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Dec. 20 concerning its plan to increase the amount of federal funds used to build a four-lane 36th Street from Bline Avenue to Sheridan Road.
Former Eastern Nebraska Teacher Faces Felony Charges
Eastern Nebraska officials say a former teacher in the Scribner-Snyder school district has been accused of sending and soliciting illicit photos of teenage boys. Omaha television station KETV reports that 30-year-old Bradley Hegemann, of Hartington, faces five felony charges of child abuse and five
Sarpy Serenaders concert postponed to Sunday
The Dec. 2 snowstorm forced postponement of the Sarpy Serenaders’ annual “Community Christmas Serenade” at Bellevue West High School. The event will now be held Sunday at 3 p.m.
Glenwood man sentenced on child pornography charges
A Glenwood man has been sentenced to seven years in prison on child pornography charges. Steven Horton, 40, was sentenced in federal court by U.S. District Court Judge Stephanie Rose to 84 months of imprisonment, which will be followed by ten years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Attorn