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Former Omaha police officer Scotty Payne found not guilty in death of mentally ill man
A former Omaha police officer was acquitted Monday of second-degree assault and weapon use in the case of a mentally ill Oklahoma man who died after being shocked 12 times with a Taser.
One Person Killed In North Omaha Crash
A Sunday night crash in North Omaha has claimed the life of one person. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office say deputies were called out to the scene near 63rd and McKinley just after 7:00.
‘The Shape Is A ‘J’ For Jesus’: Principal Bans Candy Canes, Christmas-Related Items From Classrooms
OMAHA, Neb. (CBS/CNN) – An elementary school principal in Omaha, Nebraska who asked teachers not to celebrate Christmas in classrooms is now on administrative leave. An internal memo, signed by Principal Jennifer Sinclair as “The (Unintentional) Grinch who stole Christmas (from Manchester),” include
Woman pronounced dead at scene in head-on collision
OMAHA, Neb. (FOX 42 KPTM) — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to 63rd and McKinley for a two-vehicle, head on traffic collision on Sunday, Dec. 9. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze was eastbound on McKinley when it crossed the center line and struck
After year of headaches, brain injury, Omaha woman warns others of carbon monoxide dangers
Jodi Reese awoke in an Iowa cabin a little more than a year ago with an excruciating headache. She’d gone to the state park in northwest Iowa because she needed a break. A nurse practitioner, she worked for a local hospital and at a Council Bluffs homeless shelter.
The Public Pulse: Not safe even in church; Trevor Canaday's death unnecessary; Hot climes will get hotter, too
Regarding the article “Some churches address abuse allegations” (Dec. 3 Omaha World-Herald), it is crazy to think how even in a church, you cannot feel safe. It is literally the house of God, a place where you should feel welcome and, most importantly, feel at home.
Authorities identify woman killed in crash
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) -- Douglas County authorities have identified a woman killed in a Sunday evening traffic accident as Rhonda Harnett, 48, of Omaha. The two-vehicle, head-on crash happened shortly after 7 p.m. at 63rd and McKinley.
Principal Bans Candy Canes Because ‘J’ Shape Stands For Jesus
An elementary school principal in Omaha, Nebraska is on administrative leave after asking teachers to not celebrate Christmas in classrooms. Principal Jennifer Sinclair sent out an internal memo which included a list of Christmas-related items and activities that could not be used in class at Manche
Union Pacific displays George H.W. Bush's funeral train in Omaha
From around the bend came the sound of a train whistle and in response, there was a cheer from the hundreds waiting on the snowy ground in downtown Omaha. Union Pacific locomotive No. 4141, the engine that delivered former President George H.W. Bush to his final resting place, was arriving for a fou
Godsmack, Volbeat coming to shake the walls of Baxter Arena
Hard rock band Godsmack and Volbeat are coming to Omaha. The pair will play Baxter Arena on April 23. Godsmack has three Grammy nominations and eight No. 1 mainstream rock songs including "I Stand Alone" and "Awake." The band released its seventh album, "When Legends Rise," earlier this year.
John Shuster, U.S. beat Sweden in Olympic curling final rematch
TRENDING FIGURE SKATING | ALPINE SKIING | TOKYO 2020. John Shuster‘s rink beat a Swedish team skipped by Niklas Edin on Sunday in a rematch of the PyeongChang Olympic final. Shuster and co. notched their first tournament title since the Winter Games.
Police search for drivers who hit Omaha man that slipped in the street
OMAHA, Neb (FOX 42 KPTM) — Police are searching for the three cars that hit a man then took off late Friday night. Omaha police say Julian Branker, 64, was walking along Leavenworth near 36th around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Omaha Area
OMAHA, NE — When you're looking for some fresh digs, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be an exhausting task. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
Nebraska principal reportedly bans candy canes, says ‘J shape’ stands for Jesus
OMAHA, Neb. — An elementary school principal in Omaha, Nebraska is on administrative leave after asking teachers to not celebrate Christmas in classrooms. An internal memo, signed by Principal Jennifer Sinclair as “The (Unintentional) Grinch who stole Christmas (from Manchester),” included a list of
One killed, four seriously injured in north Omaha crash
One person was killed and four others suffered serious injuries in a crash Sunday evening in north Omaha. The crash was reported at 7:09 p.m. in the 6300 block of McKinley Street, according to emergency dispatchers. The injured were taken to the Nebraska Medical Center. No further details were avail
John Shuster finds Omaha to his liking again as U.S. earns men's Curling World Cup title
When it comes to competitions in Omaha, all John Shuster does is win. Shuster’s United States squad picked up a 3-1 win over the No. 1 team in the world from Sweden in Sunday’s men’s championship of the Curling World Cup at Ralston Arena.
2 die in separate traffic accidents, including 1 person hit by multiple cars that didn't stop
An Omaha pedestrian who fell into the street was hit by three separate drivers who failed to stop. He died at the hospital after the first of two separate fatal traffic incidents Friday night in midtown.
Teacher charged with sexual assault of child was dismissed in 2014 from Catholic seminary
The Omaha elementary school teacher charged this week with sexual assault of a child was dismissed from a Catholic seminary after an official at a school where he had worked informed church officials of concerns about him.
Dean Spanos put Brandon Mebane on a plane to Omaha to be with his family
It's been a few weeks that I imagine not many of us can relate to for the Chargers DT Brandon Mebane. Mebane is thought to be the leader on the defensive side of the football. Like head coach Anthony Lynn said, Mebane's leadership is needed somewhere else. According to Eric Williams, Mebane is heade
Best of the weekend: Here are 6 stories that you don't want to miss
The World-Herald creates lots of important journalism — stories, photos, video — that is both timely and compelling. But we also know our readers are busy. Here is a convenient roundup some of our best work from the last several days that's worth checking out.