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Real Wedding: Classic, romantic, fall downtown Omaha wedding

PERFECT MOMENT They met at a charity wine tasting, and two years later Skip proposed at Katy's favorite place - her parents' lake home in Wisconsin. "He spelled out 'Will you marry me' in beautiful lights on the beach, and he asked me to be his wife on a big deck overlooking the lights and the water

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 13:00:00

Omaha man suspected in casino carjacking arrested

Authorities have arrested an Omaha man suspected of shooting a man during a carjacking at Horseshoe Casino in Council Bluffs. John E. McAuliffe Jr., 51, turned himself in on Sunday at the Pottawattamie County Jail on warrants for attempted murder, first-degree robbery and willful injury, according t

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Omaha woman strikes daughter with baseball bat

OMAHA, Neb. -- Omaha Police are investigating after a 12-year-old girl told police her mother struck her with a baseball bat on Monday. The victim told authorities she and her mother were arguing because the she wouldn't let the family pet leave her bedroom. The victim said her mother began to yel

1011NOW.COM - 2018-01-16 20:32:00

Omaha couple plan D.C. Honor Flight exclusively for female veterans

Less than a year after vowing they were done organizing Honor Flights for military veterans, Bill and Evonne Williams of Omaha are planning one more. This trip to the war memorials in Washington, D.C., is different. It's for women only. The Nebraska Female Veterans Flight is for women who served in

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-15 23:00:00

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Members of the Omaha Black Firefighters Association along with members of the Omaha Police Department braved the cold this morning to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Firefighters and police officers laid a wreath a the King Memorial sight near 24th and Lake street. Many electe

WOWT - 2018-01-15 19:18:00

Omaha man discovers that the money a truck buyer gave him was counterfeit

An Omaha man who sold his utility truck to someone on Monday afternoon later discovered that the buyer had given him counterfeit bills for the purchase. The 22-year-old seller posted the 1995 GMC Jimmy online through Craigslist at a price of $450, according to an Omaha police report. The seller told

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 18:53:00

Back in the day, driving from Omaha to Norfolk became a 3-day adventure

At the turn of the 20th century, automobiles with eager drivers began to venture out on Nebraska's roads. As long as they stayed close to town, these contraptions might find sure footing on brick streets or a compressed form of crushed rock called macadam. Once they wandered into the countryside, ho

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Bill would raise speed limit 5 mph on most Nebraska highways; Omaha to Lincoln would be 80 mph

LINCOLN - Nebraska would raise speed limits by 5 miles per hour on most highways, including the stretch of Interstate 80 between Omaha and Lincoln, under a bill introduced today in the Legislature. Legislative Bill 1009 would give the Department of Transportation the authority to raise the speed lim

OMAHA.COM - 2018-01-16 17:40:00

Flu shots protect those around you

Updated 4 minutes ago Roll up your sleeve and do it for those you love. Aaron E. Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, cautioned adults who have skipped a flu shot this year that they are endangering not just themselves, but also those around them who may no

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-01-15 17:09:49

Aberdeen man killed in Saturday wreck near Groton

An Aberdeen man was killed in Saturday's single-vehicle crash south of Groton. Matthew A. Krawiec, 34, died in the crash, according to a funeral notice from Carlsen Funeral Home. Arrangements are pending. The crash was reported at 1:35 p.m., approximately 7 miles south of Groton near mile marker 202

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-01-15 20:04:28

Food safety training classes to be offered

Penn State Extension will offer a food safety training required for restaurant employees and food handlers later this month. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, licensed food establishments now must employ one supervisory employee that has successfully completed a food safety tr

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 15:15:00

IUP criminology program ranked as 'Best'

INDIANA, Pa. - Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Master of Arts in criminology's online program has been ranked as a top online graduate criminal justice program by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth year in a row. IUP's selection for the rankings is based on factors including admissions sel

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-01-15 20:41:00

Civil rights leader's words continue to inspire those at 5th annual MLK Breakfast

Participants at the East End United Community Center's fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Day of Service inspired others as they remembered the words and message of the slain civil rights leader. "What do you want to make of your life?'' asked Joel Steven Gray, coordinator, community

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-01-16 07:15:00

Strattanville launches Hometown Hero banner project

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CLARION NEWS - 2018-01-16 08:20:00

Police, Emergency & Courts

A Jefferson County woman was trapped in the wreckage of her car and was sent to a regional trauma center for treatment of injuries following a collision Wednesday on Route 119 near Wynkoop Road, state police reported. A Dodge Intrepid driven by Carrie Myers, of Sykesville, and a Jeep Patriot driven


'Labor of love' at Canandaigua's Unique Toy Shop

CANANDAIGUA - Looking through old pictures of his building on Main Street, Bob Taylor got to thinking. Why not restore the Unique Toy Shop building, which houses the recently expanded store, to the way it used to be? And so last June, that's what Taylor had done. "The photos certainly spurred the pr

MPNNOW - 2018-01-16 06:16:16

Wayne County man charged with making threats of violence against del Lago Casino

TOWN OF TYRE, N.Y. -- A Wayne County man was charged after making threats of violence against the del Largo Casino in the town of Tyre, according to New York State Police. Scott C. Furey, 47, of Walworth, was banned from the casino in June 2017 after casino officials learned he was engaging in fraud

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:21:01

City crews towed 40 vehicles this weekend in snow plowing crackdown

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, a police SUV rolled up to the end of Peck Avenue. Its lights flicked on, blocking the street, as a tow truck rumbled in to start clearing out illegally parked cars. Peck Avenue was one of 29 residential streets identified by City Hall Friday as "priori

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 00:12:20

Dance ensemble to present 'Peter and the Wolf'

Nazareth Dance Ensemble will perform "Peter and the Wolf" at noon Feb. 3 at Cobblestone Theater, 1622 state Route 332, Farmington. Music, dance and storytelling will combine in Prokofiev's musical about a young boy who stands up to a wolf. Tickets cost $15. Call 585-398-0220 or visit bit.ly/2of6bpn

MPNNOW - 2018-01-15 16:22:21

Protecting dogs from the cold

A public outcry prompted 12 dogs to be removed from a property in Wayne County, as the battle for tougher laws continues. By Julie Sherwood jsherwood@messengerpostmedia.com LYONS - Last weekend's bitter cold sent Nina Nigro of Geneva and a friend to a residence in Wayne County. They were worried ab