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Police cruiser hit, Officer pinned and injured
Omaha, Neb. (WOWT) -An Omaha Police officer was injured early Thursday morning after being hit by a suspected drunk driver.Witnesses say the officer was driving on 19th street near Harney street when the driver ran a red light and struck the officer's cruiser.The driver's side of the cruiser was cru
Man accused of driving drunk in fatal crash ordered held on $100,000 bail
The Mitsubishi driver, Joseph Daniels, 21, of Council Bluffs, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, Thomas Greise, 21, is in a medically induced coma with multiple injuries, officials said.
Douglas County child may have polio-like illness
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Currently the centers for disease control is determining whether or not a young child in Douglas County has the disease that is compared to polio. The Center for Disease Control has recently told doctors and local health departments to alert the public about acute flacid mylei
Archives Museum open Oct. 21
The museum, located on the corner of Woodlawn Avenue and Park Drive, will be open Oct. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Bellevue man arrested on two Mills County warrants
29-year-old Levi Charles Daniels of Bellevue(Glenwood) -- The Mills County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Bellevue man Tuesday morning.Sheriff Eugene Goos says 29-year-old Levi Charles Daniels was arrested shortly before 10:30 a.m. on two Mills County warrants for probation violation. Dani
Afternoon standoff ends quietly in Bellevue
SWAT, fire, EMS, Sarpy County deputies and police from Bellevue and La Vista were on scene.
Omaha businesswoman placed on probation for tax fraud - Nebraska Radio Network
The United States Attorney’s office reports 37-year-old Becky Neeb filed false tax returns in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Sixteen Nebraska state senators argue for Medicaid expansion
Sixteen state senators argued Wednesday that voter approval of a Medicaid expansion initiative would bring nearly $600 million in annual federal funding flowing into the state and generate statewide economic growth while extending health care coverage to 90,000 working Nebraskans.Their statement was
At least two injured in shooting near 66th Street and Ames Avenue
Two people have been injured in a shooting Tuesday evening in north-central Omaha.The shooting was reported at 6:53 p.m. in the 4700 block of North 66th Street, which is just north of Ames Avenue.One person was taken in critical condition to Nebraska Medical Center, the other in serious condition.St
After 2017 fire, Mouth of the South has reopened in a new Omaha location
The restaurant, which used to be in Florence, was destroyed by a fire in 2017. It has reopened in the former location of Lo Lo's Chicken and Waffles, at 7051 Ames Ave.
Police investigate Glenwood man's death
GLENWOOD, Iowa --Glenwood Police are investigating the death of Justin Wright, 37, whose body was found Wednesday morning.
How accurate were Kara Eastman, Don Bacon at last night's congressional debate? We checked the facts
Buy NowU.S. Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., and Metropolitan Community College board member Kara Eastman, a Democrat, shake hands at the KMTV studios in Omaha on Tuesday.BRENDAN SULLIVAN/THE WORLD-HERALD
OPPD warns of possible scams after the snow
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) --The Omaha Public Power District is warning of possible scams aimed at cashing in on our recent power outages.OPPD received an increased number of calls Wednesday from customers about those calls. As of noon, they had received 60 reports of aggressive callers allegedly trying to
Three injured when semi rear ends school bus at northeast Nebraska railroad crossing - Nebraska Radio Network
According to the patrol, the school bus had been stopped at a railroad crossing on Highway 20 near Osmond at 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. The bus had its flashing lights on. As the bus crossed the railroad tracks, the semi ran into it.
Thacker pleads guilty, sentenced in death of man whose body was found in shopping cart
Michael Thacker, 43, was convicted of three counts of willful injury and attempted murder in connection with the death of David Simpson, 34, whose body was found wrapped in a sleeping bag inside a shopping cart on Dec. 11 of last year.
Three students are injured when semi strikes school bus near Osmond, Nebraska
Three students were injured Tuesday afternoon when a semitrailer truck rear-ended a school bus on Highway 20 near Osmond, Nebraska.The crash happened about 3 p.m. when the school bus, which had stopped at a railroad crossing, began to cross the railroad tracks. The bus, which had its flashing lights
Shooting victims identified and recovering
Authorities say Yeh Htoo, 18, and Poe Snay, 17, were transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening.
Bellevue police make arrest in standoff
BELLEVUE, Neb (FOX 42 KPTM) —Bellevue police say people are safe to return to their homes near 35th Ave and Sheridan Circle.Police had asked people to clear out in the middle of a stand off that brought large numbers of police into the neighborhood.Officers say one person was arrested.They were call
Man claims $1M Powerball ticket prize with 3 days to spare
Abraham bought the ticket at a Kwik Shop on Capehart Road in Bellevue. It matched the first five numbers drawn April 18: 9, 10, 12, 17 and 23. But it didn't match the Powerball number of 9. Had it, the ticket would have been worth $122 million before taxes.
Man taken into custody after standoff that led to lockdown at Bellevue middle school
Police received a call at 2:38 p.m. to check on the man's well-being, and when an officer arrived at the house, he found the man's wife outside.