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Omaha man facing numerous charges after week long temper tantrum

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) A 23-year-old Omaha man is facing more than a dozen charges after a week-long temper tantrum aimed at the mother of his children. It started just before noon on Sunday September 10th when Omaha Police officers were called to a home near 38th and Hartman for a fight disturbance. Ac

WOWT - 2017-09-18 21:50:00

$90 million investment in 3 buildings aims to make Metro's Fort Omaha campus a go-to place for trades programs

The three buildings on Metropolitan Community College's Fort Omaha campus gleam with newness and light, the result of a $90 million investment in the two-year college's future. The buildings, which just opened for the new school year, include areas for basic student services and tutoring, large spac

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Omaha motorcyclist injured in crash on I-680 in Pottawattamie County

A 69-year-old Omaha man was hospitalized after the motorcycle he was driving and a car collided about 12:40 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 680 in Pottawattamie County. Gary D. Snell was taken by ambulance to the Nebraska Medical Center, where he was in serious condition Sunday evening, a hospital spokesw

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 13:39:00

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham making stop in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. Comedy superstar, Jeff Dunham, is bringing his cast of characters to Omaha next April 7th at the CenturyLink Center for his Passively Aggressive tour. Tickets go on sale beginning November 6th for the 60 city tour stop. The ventriloquist just released his latest standup special, Jeff Du

WOWT - 2017-09-18 20:06:00

Police: 2 donkeys found wandering in western Omaha roadway

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say two donkeys were found wandering through a western Omaha roadway. Omaha television station KETV reports that a driver spotted the animals around 5 a.m. Monday and called emergency services, say one of the donkeys appeared to be injured. Omaha police officers and th

SIOUX CITY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 14:41:00

New Music at the Omaha Symphony

As the Omaha Symphony begins is new season, an old favorite resounds while a new piece comes from a favorite performer. Popular Pops star Matt Catingub returns here for the sixth time. The conductor, saxophonist, vocalist and arranger is again at the piano, but he also makes his local debut as compo

THEREADER.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Omaha police: 1 person killed in crash near Blair High Road, Crown Point

Omaha police confirm one person was killed in a Tuesday morning crash near Blair High Road and Crown Point Avenue. Police were called around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. Officers have closed westbound and eastbound lanes from Crown Point Avenue to Military Avenue. Police have not released any additional infor

KETV.COM - 2017-09-19 13:29:00

IA Omaha/Valley NE Zone Forecast

IA Omaha/Valley NE Zone Forecast for Sunday, September 17, 2017 ----- 567 FPUS53 KOAX 180944 ZFPOAX Zone Forecasts for Eastern Nebraska and Southwest Iowa National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 443 AM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017 IAZ069-182100- Pottawattamie- Including the city of Council Bluffs 443 AM CDT

NONPAREILONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 09:46:10

Finally, a Good Columbus

I love films where the setting itself feels like a major supporting character. Sadly, outside the realm of science fiction, we don't get many of them. That's why it's so frustrating that Columbus is on the cusp of greatness but falls just short. For the first hour or so, Columbus is one of the best

THEREADER.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Revelations and Surprises May Appear

One man stands at the center, looking back and forward trying to find meaning about life as it swiftly flies by. Looking at great loss and depression, he knows he needs strong inner force to determine why it's worth going on. He tries to deal with his mother's suicide attempts, clinging to treasurin

THEREADER.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Gunman taps till at metro gas station

OMAHA, Neb. -- A gunman walked away with cash from a metro gas station late Saturday night. The Sinclair station at 58th and Maple was robbed just before midnight. Employees say a man in a black hat, scarf, hooded sweatshirt and jeans showed a gun, demanded money and left westbound on foot. If you h

WOWT - 2017-09-17 17:40:00

26th annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow set in September

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. OMAHA - The 26th annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow will be held on the Metropolitan Community College's Fort Omaha campus later this month. The powwow is set for the afternoon of Sept. 30 and will celebrate Native

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-18 04:30:00

New Omaha churches reaching out to Millennials

My City Church began its first-ever Sunday service in front of a packed house. However, lead pastor Jesse Norman said it's a journey that started years ago in Miami. "We felt a strong call from God to come to Omaha and start a new church," Norman said. One big goal of the congregation is to break

KETV.COM - 2017-09-17 22:47:00

For 2nd year, Omahans can thank police officers for their service through Embrace Blue letter-writing program

Omaha residents can thank the city's police officers for their service through the Embrace Blue letter-writing program. The program, in its second year, is organized by the Fraternal Order of Police. A press conference for the campaign was held Sunday at the northeast precinct, 4316 N. 30th St. "Emb

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-17 21:29:00

Lightning strike causes Omaha house fire

Officials said no one was injured in the fire Updated: 10:16 PM CDT Sep 16, 2017 Officials said no one was injured in the fire Douglas county officials said a lightning strike caused a house fire near 156th and Binney Streets Saturday night. Officials said no one was injured in the fire, which

KETV.COM - 2017-09-17 05:16:00

Photos: Nebraska vs. Nebraska-Omaha volleyball

Buy Now Nebraska's Kenzie Maloney (11) celebrates the Huskers' first-set win over the Nebraska-Omaha with teammates Mikaela Foecke (2) and Kelly Hunter (3) on Saturday at Baxter Arena in Omaha. FRANCIS GARDLER, JOURNAL STAR Nebraska's Kenzie Maloney (11) serves against Nebraska-Omaha during the firs

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-17 03:00:00

Omaha man, 20, is taken to hospital after he's hit by gunfire near 35th and Franklin Streets

A 20-year-old Omaha man was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center late Saturday after being hit by gunfire near 35th and Franklin Streets. Conor Sieler's injuries were not thought to be life threatening, a police spokesman said Sunday. Sieler was taken to the hospital by a private vehicle. Officers a

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-17 08:06:00

Police investigate north Omaha shooting

A man who was shot late Saturday in north Omaha was driven to a hospital in a private vehicle, authorities said. The victim, whose name police had not released early Sunday, arrived about 11:15 p.m. at the Nebraska Medical Center. The exact location of the shooting was not clear. The man's injury wa

OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-17 08:06:00

PLCS board approves budget for 2017-18

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OMAHA.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Two injured in rollover crash

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police said two people were injured in a crash on the on ramp from I-480 Westbound to Northbound Hwy 75. Investigators said the driver, 28-year-old Ah Khae, was traveling too fast on the on ramp when he lost control. Khae's Toyota struck the crash attenuator for the bri

WOWT - 2017-09-19 06:04:00