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3 Omaha lakes stocked with full-sized trout

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - State game and wildlife officials have stocked three Omaha waters with catchable-sized rainbow trout. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says Hitchcock Park Pond, Towl Park Pond and Standing Bear Lake were all stocked on Tuesday. Hitchcock received 450 trout, Towl received 300

WOWT - 2018-10-20 17:48:00

Second person dies in fatal Omaha crash; drunk driving likely cause - Nebraska Radio Network

The Omaha Police Department reports 21-year-old Thomas Greise has died of injuries sustained in the wreck. Greise was a passenger in a car driven by 21-year-old Joseph Daniels, who died at the scene. Both were from Council Bluffs, Iowa, across the Missouri River from Omaha.

NEBRASKARADIONETWORK.COM - 2018-10-19 14:59:22

Judge sets $3 million bail for gang member accused of shooting Omaha police officer

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OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-19 19:50:00

David's Forecast - Windy and warmer!

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT)A chilly morning across much of the area, but south winds are already picking up. Seeing a few gusts to near 20mph already at sunsrise. Winds will only increase through early afternoon, with gusts up to 35 or even 40mph in spots. Those south winds will bring in some warmer air. We

WOWT - 2018-10-21 07:45:00

Free beer! Council Bluffs bar unlocks Husker fridge after Nebraska beats Minnesota

“In the spirit of being Iowa Nice, Barley’s is offering a gift to our neighbor who is hurting. Their once proud program can’t seem to win a game. When the Big Red ends the 2nd longest losing streak in the nation, enjoy some ‘Frosty’ cold beverages on us. #GBR #IowaNice”

OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-20 23:25:00

Late night car crash kills Bellevue man

MILLS COUNTY, Iowa (WOWT) - An accident in Mills County took the life of a Bellevue man late Thursday night. Iban Herrerra-Alberto, 38, was west bound on Highway 34 west of Levi Rd. when his vehicle left the road, went into the median and rolled. The vehicle came to rest upside down, and Herrerra-A

WOWT - 2018-10-20 17:31:00

Omaha woman dies of carbon monoxide poisoning during power outage

Carbon monoxide poisoning is being blamed for the death of a 38-year-old Omaha mother of five during last weekend's power outage. Police were called Monday afternoon to a house near 40th Avenue and Spencer Street, where they found Katrina Diaz's body. Katrina's father, Jim Raven, set up a Facebook p

OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-20 01:40:00

Omaha Public Library: Check out these friendship-themed recommended reads

Omaha Public Library wants to help readers find new books — or at least books new to them. Every month in this space, Omaha Public Library employees will recommend reading based on different writing genres, themes or styles.

OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-21 05:00:00

Western Iowa teen dies after being trapped in burning car

UNDERWOOD, Iowa (AP) - Western Iowa officials say a teenage girl has died after becoming trapped in her burning, crashed car. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office says deputies were sent to the scene of a crash Friday morning when 16-year-old ShyAnne Larsen, of Honey Creek, reported that her ca

KCRG.COM - 2018-10-20 18:13:00

Openly gay minister in Omaha: 'The Bible is on the side of inclusion'

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OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-19 17:00:00

Fun Things To Do With Kids In The Quad Cities - OhMy!Omaha

Our trip to the Quad Cities in eastern Iowa and western Illinois was supposed to be a fun getaway, including some beautiful fall scenery. Think autumn things like pumpkin patches, nature hikes, and changing leaves along the Mississippi River. Due to rain — so much rain — our weekend was spent mostly


Things to do in October: Fun and scary events happenings in the metro

Buy NowLuke Hansen, 3, helps load pumpkins, which were donated to the Council Bluffs YMCA, into a trailer at the Guttau family pumpkin patch in rural Treynor on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.Staff photo/Joe Shearer


Omaha man found with meth after shoplifting arrest takes plea deal

An Omaha man found with methamphetamine after he was arrested for shoplifting at a Blair business accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.Dajuan E. Mayfield, 36, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony. A shoplifting charge was dismissed


38-year-old Bellevue man dies in single-vehicle accident Friday night

A Bellevue man died in a single-vehicle rollover Friday night. Iban Herrerra-Alberto, 38, lost control of his car while heading west on Highway 34 south of Glenwood, Iowa. At about 9:45 p.m., the 2007 Chevy Silverado traveled into the median and rolled one and a half times before landing upside down

OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-20 14:12:00

Photos: Halloween history in Omaha

Time again to think of all things that go bump in the night! Let's take a walk though the haunted paths of Halloweens of the past. Buy Now

OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-20 01:35:00

Omaha tattoo artist donates money from semicolon tattoos to local suicide prevention group

Some people are indirectly affected by it. Some people have thought about it. Some people have attempted it. Some people have done it. Suicide is a serious issue, linked to depression, stress, anxiety, mental illness and PTSD. Suicide awareness brought more than 200 people in September through the d

OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-19 15:30:00

Troopers seize drugs from two traffic stops

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrested four people and seized a variety of drugs during two traffic stops on Thursday. The first stop happened near Shelton on Interstate 80 around 2:30 p.m. A trooper saw a 2008 Chrysler 300 speeding and pulled the vehicle over. The trooper sm

WOWT - 2018-10-20 00:29:00

Five arrested in Council Bluffs for theft of Halloween decorations

The suspects were cooperative and admitted the items were stolen and pointed out two residences that Halloween items were taken from prior to the stop. The two victims were identified and their items, valued at $350, were returned. The residences of seven other items could not be located. The Counci

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Omaha police officer hit while in cruiser

Our sister station, WOWT 6 News, tell us that just after 1:30 a.m., the officer was driving on 19th St. when the driver of a silver car drove through a red light.


Omaha 2018 Halloween Sex Offender Map

OMAHA, NE — Before kids go out trick or treating on Halloween, fall is a good time to take an inventory of who is living in your neighborhood. Omaha has about 1,190 registered sex offenders listed that have a specified address, according to city-data.com. The ratio of number of residents in the city