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Thunderstorm, winds pound Omaha area; around 13,000 without power
A strong thunderstorm packing heavy rainfall and 50 mph winds pounded parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa on Monday, knocking out power to thousands in the Omaha area.The thunderstorm and winds hit these counties particularly hard: Douglas, Sarpy and Washington in eastern Nebraska, and Pottaw
Rapper Travis Scott is coming to Omaha
Scott’s latest album, “Astroworld,” has taken the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 for the last two weeks. It was the best debut for Scott's label, Epic Records, since 1999. All of this is to say that Mr. Scott is quite popular. His latest album, featuring the singles "Butterfly Effect" and "Sick
Large tree limb crashes through roof of Omaha home during Monday morning's storm
"And then, all of the sudden, this big crash and in the other room, this is what I came out to," said Ben Cannon, whose roof was destroyed when a large tree limb crashed down on it Monday. The home is near 58th and Lake streets. Cannon said he recently moved into the home and had just fixed the room
Police investigating shooting find 1 dead in north Omaha
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2 taken to Omaha hospital after suffering injuries in Council Bluffs motorcycle crash
Marc Stark, 42, and Sonia Smith, 28, both of Council Bluffs, were taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with unknown injuries, according to a statement from the Council Bluffs Police Department. A police spokesman said the injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening.
Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County respond to flash flooding
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) -Between 4 and 8+ inches fell overnight and today throughout Pottawattamie County causing significant runoff, saturated soils, and flash flooding. The event has stranded motorists in flooded streets, created bank and hillside sloughing, closed roads and toppled trees.Publ
Forecasters warn of flood possibilities in Nebraska, Iowa
A National Weather Service flash flood warning covered parts of Harrison, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in western Iowa and eastern Douglas County in Nebraska. By 9 a.m. Monday radar indicated that more than 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) of rain had fallen in the past 24 hours in some areas. Stree
Public Pulse: Omaha needs more traffic enforcement; when to 'take a knee'; Papio potty problem?
If your vehicle survives that stretch of pavement, it is in excellent shape. The vehicle, that is, not the street.
Omaha Police looking for man they say is 'armed and dangerous'
OMAHA, Neb. (FOX 42 KPTM) —Omaha Police are asking for help finding a man who they say is armed and dangerous.They say a warrant for 1st degree assault has been issued for Seneca Polite.Police say he is wanted in connection with a shooting at 4511 Lafayette on Monday, August 13th.Investigators say P
Heavy rain, flash flooding continue into Monday afternoon
Heavy rain continues to pound parts of the Omaha metro along the Missouri River. High water, flash flooding continue Monday afternoon but should improve late today. Meteorologist Matt Serwe updates your Weather Now forecast.
Two Omaha teens face charges after hit-and-run pedestrian death - Nebraska Radio Network
According to police, the investigation revealed a car entered the parking lot from the southeast entrance off Bancroft Street, driving west through the parking lot. The car ran over Grieves. The car stopped briefly, but then left the scene.
Pedestrian hit by vehicle in north Omaha left in critical condition
A 48-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle late Sunday near North 24th and Evans Streets, authorities said.Paramedics considered Pamela Lawson in critical condition en route to Nebraska Medical Center, according to 911 dispatch reports.
Mallory's Forecast - Wet and windy start to the workweek
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -The Omaha airport picked up over 2 inches of rainfall Sunday, breaking the daily record for rain for August 19th. Showers and a few storms continue on this Monday morning, as an area of low pressure pushes through the Midwest.
Police looking for 3 men after a robbery at Sonic
Omaha police are investigating a robberyOMAHA, Neb. —Omaha police are looking for three men who robbed a Sonic early Saturday morning.It happened around 6:00 a.m. at the location near 43rd and L streets.AdvertisementOfficers say the suspects broke the front glass door to get in and had guns.They man
Thunderstorm pounds it way through Omaha area; 10,000 OPPD customers without power
Heavy rainfall Sunday into Monday morning in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa has led to a flash flood watch for the Omaha, Lincoln and Council Bluffs areas.Monday around 5:30 a.m., forecasters were tracking a strong thunderstorm packing 50 mph winds that hit these counties hard: Douglas, Sarpy and
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Police say pedestrian hit, killed in Omaha parking lot
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man walking in a downtown Omaha parking lot has been hit and killed, and the two people in the vehicle that hit him have been arrested.
1 hurt in crash involving 3 vehicles
82nd and Maple —One person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries early Sunday following a three-vehicle crash, according to Omaha police.The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. near 82nd and Maple streets. A car that had broken down and another vehicle that had stopped to assist were both
Man dies after trying to retrieve his boat at Beaver Lake
A 70-year-old Beaver Lake man died after he tried to swim to his fishing boat, which had drifted away from him at the lake in Cass County.Rescuers pulled Kirk M. Caven from the water Friday and took him by ambulance to Bellevue Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, the Cass County Sheriff's
Omaha's best tacos, with a call to sample more
Buy NowSome of the tacos offered at Mula in the Blackstone area. From left, carne asada (steak), camaron (shrimp), machaca (beef cheek) and chicken tinga.SARAH HOFFMAN/THE WORLD-HERALD