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Fatal crashes reported in Cass, Mills counties

Two fatality accidents were reported in southwest Iowa Friday.The first was reported in Cass County on Highway 92 near Cumberland. The Iowa State Patrol says 22-year-old Patrick Schultz of Cumberland died at the scene of the accident. Authorities say Schultz's car was eastbound on 92 when, for unkno

KMALAND.COM - 2018-10-21 13:40:00

Wahoo police get new cruiser

Ferrell said that the Kansas State Patrol runs their vehicles up to a certain mileage before putting them up for sale. By buying the vehicle from there, the police department saved the city nearly $10,000 more than what it would have cost for a new vehicle. As it is, the vehicle was purchased for $1


Woman accused of pepper spraying her grandchildren

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (WOWT) -- A Nebraska grandmother, Nancy Knipp, 70, is facing a child abuse charge for allegedly using peppery spray on her grandchildren. Sarpy County Sheriff's Office investigators tell 6 News she used pepper spray on her 9 and 11-year-old grandchildren at her home near 135th and

WOWT - 2018-10-22 13:38:00

Iowa man dies, four injured in two-vehicle collision Saturday night

One person died and four others were injured Saturday night in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 71 in Iowa's Cass County. Ronald R. Nelson, 72, of Exira, Iowa, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Iowa State Patrol. Nelson was traveling north on Highway 71 about 7:45 p.m. in a

OMAHA.COM - 2018-10-21 13:30:00

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

Nebraska Fans Will Love What Scott Frost Said After Team's First Win

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers watches late game action against the Troy Trojans at Memorial Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-10-20 23:19:00

After earlier loss to Lincoln Lutheran, Wahoo takes battle of C-1 heavyweights

Following the Ashland-Greenwood tournament final less than a month ago, the looks on the Wahoo Warriors’ faces said it all after a loss to top-ranked Lincoln Lutheran.This is a team that doesn’t like to lose, but being swept by one of their biggest competitors for the Class C-1 title stung even more

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-10-20 20:28:00

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

Elkhorn breaks ground on new high school

ELKHORN, Neb. (WOWT) - After a traditional groundbreaking ceremony, the superintendent of Elkhorn Public School thanked the community for approving a $150 million bond back in March. The groundbreaking took place at the site of the new high school, north of 180th and West Maple. The school will be

WOWT - 2018-10-22 00:22:00

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.


Arlington woman arrested for DUI with 2 babies in car

An Arlington woman faces child abuse charges after she was arrested for driving under the influence with two young children in the car.Jessica K. Cornelius, 29, is charged with two counts of intentional child abuse-no injury, a Class 3A felony; and driving under the influence, greater than .15, a Cl


Man indicted on 20 counts of fraud, accused of orchestrating $76 million scam

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Lincoln man after he collected money from investors as part of a $76 million pyramid scheme, authorities said. Frederick Alan Voight, who had lived in Lincoln before moving to Texas, is charged with 20 counts of fraud in the U.S. District Court District of


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


Man wanted on warrant faces more charges in Washington County

A man wanted on a Douglas County warrant faces additional charges in Washington County after Blair police found drugs and a knife in his vehicle.Ryan Webster, 32, is charged with possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, a Class 3 felony; possession of a controlled substance, a Class 4 f


Fremont High boys win while girls place second at Class A state cross country championships

Wes Ferguson also placed for FHS finishing eighth with a time of 16:39.55. Rounding out Fremont's top five were senior Ben Schulz (20th, 17:03.75), sophomore Owen Wagner (26th, 17:11.29), and senior Reed Johannsen (28th, 17:16.44). Senior Ross McMahon was 52nd in a time of 17:54.98.


Wahoo Creek project plans progressing

The other eight dams, although now sited, still require some legwork for such requirements as cultural resource studies and geo-tech.


Early plays on special teams ignite Wahoo's rout of Shamrocks

Special teams help set the tone in No. 3 Wahoo's 40-14 win against Columbus Scotus on Friday in Columbus.Wahoo blocked a first-half punt and ran it back for a touchdown and a 17-0 lead. The Warriors' first touchdown — a 3-yard touchdown run by Trevin Luben — was set up by a bad snap on a punt attemp


Woman arrested for driving with revoked license

A Fremont woman was arrested on Wednesday after she was found to be driving with a revoked license.The woman, Melissa A. Kilbourn, 36, was arrested at around 11:30 a.m. on north H Street.She was also found to have no valid registration, no proof of insurance and no operator's license.


Man arrested on domestic assault

The man, Alex A. Nisley, 34, was arrested following a physical fight complaint at around midnight at a residence on north C Street, the police said.


Police cruiser hit, Officer pinned and injured

Omaha, Neb. (WOWT) -An Omaha Police officer was injured early Thursday morning after being hit by a suspected drunk driver.Witnesses say the officer was driving on 19th street near Harney street when the driver ran a red light and struck the officer's cruiser.The driver's side of the cruiser was cru