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Woman pronounced dead after being found unresponsive in Sarpy County Jail cell
Danielle R. Harbison, who had recently moved to Omaha from Freeberg, Illinois, was arrested shortly before 8 p.m. Saturdayby Bellevue police, according to a statement from the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office. Family members told investigators that Harbison had moved to Omaha about three weeks ago.
Teen falls off hood of moving car
The girl's friends, who were in the car at the time, told police she willingly crawled out of the passenger window and got on the roof of the car.
Two hurt in Blondo crash
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) --Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident at 120th and Blondo early Sunday morning.A pickup truck and a car collided in the intersection.Both vehicles had extensive damage and both people suffered serious injuries.The crash remains under investigation.
Bluffs police arrest man after he causes damage in store and asks them to shoot him
Council Bluffs police arrested a man Saturday after he held a knife to his throat and asked officers to shoot him.Before noon, police were called to the Metro Crossing shopping center in southeast Council Bluffs because of a man who was walking around with an open container of alcohol. Several store
New owners of RuffHouse offering activities for all ages, adult classes
Sharon and Jim West see so much potential in the RuffHouse Family Entertainment Center.The Wests and their daughter, Brittany, became the new owners of the Fremont center in May.Since then, they’ve been working to provide a family friendly place for a host of activities — from children’s birthday pa
2 women robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents Friday afternoon
The man, in his late 20s or early 30s, grabbed the woman from behind, pointed a gun at her and threatened to hurt her. A struggle occurred, and one round was fired.
Omaha police ask for help locating missing teen
Gabriella Hernandez,13, was last seen around 9:30 p.m. Friday near 20th and W streets, police said. She was wearing a black shirt and gray, ripped capri pants.
Woman robbed at gunpoint on Council Bluffs trail
The woman told police the man grabbed her from behind, pointed a handgun at her head and threatened harm. During a struggle, a round was fired from the gun, resulting in a non-life threatening injury for the woman, police said.
Office Net continues to serve customers after 54 years
Whether someone needs a pencil, printer paper, office chair, or even a copier, Office Net has it.The local office equipment dealership has been providing office supply, furniture and machine needs for over 50 years.“We’ve been around for a long time,” Office Net President Russ Hoetfelker said.
FBI task force arrests 22 in Omaha area sex trafficking operations
An FBI-coordinated task force arrested 22 people during two operations targeting sex trafficking in the Omaha area in June, officials reported Friday.The FBI Omaha Child Exploitation Task Force conducted operations in Omaha on June 14 and in La Vista on Thursday. During the two ventures, law enforce
Nye Health Services is top-rated, offers family oriented care
Harris is vice president of operations for Nye Health Services, which has three campuses in Fremont — Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe and Nye Square — and which is launching new services.
Primary care physicians prevent problems, can keep patients healthy
Dr. Jason Dinsmoor knows the importance of having a primary care physician.“We build relationships with people and we can get them the best care,” said Dinsmoor, an internal medicine specialist at Fremont Health Family Care.That includes knowing the patient’s family history to help look for potentia
Police looking for information on bizarre foot chase
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -An attempted daylight burglary near 152nd St. and Harrison St. led to a bizarre foot chase which was all caught on camera.Home security video showed what appears to be teenagers running from and attempted break-in.A neighbor also reported a window kicked in. The suspects ran when
Fire destroys one barn, damages two others in Sarpy County
Crews from six fire departments teamed up Saturday evening to douse a Sarpy County fire that destroyed a barn and had spread to two adjacent ones near Nebraska Highway 370 and 60th Street.No fire hydrants were in the area, so tanker trucks had to provide water, said Battalion Chief Brian O'Shea of t
Columbus Woman Killed By Train Near North Bend
An eastbound Union Pacific train struck a Dodge Caravan about three miles west of North Bend around 9 p.m. Wednesday night.The driver of the Caravan, 54-year-old Debra Kessler died from her injuries after being taken to the hospital in Fremont .It happened on Dodge County Road 4 at an intersect
Epilepsy support group forms in Fremont
The meeting is intended for those living with epilepsy and for their family and caretakers. Each meeting will host a guest speaker who are medical professionals, including doctors, counselors, dieticians and other people who work in the epilepsy field. Discussions with each other in the group will f
Yutan Days event to help family after tragedy
On May 30, Mitchell Quandt of Yutan was killed in a semi-truck accident, leaving behind a pregnant wife, Jancye, and twin, 2-year-old sons, Calvin and Cohen.
Numerous area fireworks displays are planned
Yutan Days – The three-day celebration kicks off Friday and continues through Sunday. A fireworks display, sponsored by Yutan Country Club and Sudbeck Homes, is set for 10 p.m. Friday at Itan Park, 200 block of East Vine Street.
Women dies after being struck by train
Officials said Debra Kessler, 54, of Columbus, was traveling north on the county road when she drove onto the railroad tracks and was struck by a Union Pacific train.
Shooting the works in the parks
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says those recreation areas include Branched Oak near Malcolm, Fort Kearny near Kearney, Pawnee near Emerald, Wagon Train near Hickman and those near Memphis and Fremont. Those parks will permit fireworks from 8 a.m. until midnight on July 4 only.