Bellevue, NE

Assault victim taken to the hospital with CPR in progress

The Omaha Police department said one person was taken to the hospital with CPR in progress. Police say the person was assaulted near S 32nd Street and Drexel Street. The call came in around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night. Police have not said how the person was assaulted yet. KETV will...
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Man, woman severely burned after escaping house fire Sunday

OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha fire officials say a man and woman were severely burned at a house fire early Sunday. It happened near 32nd and Jefferson around 3:30 a.m. Crews arrived at the scene and saw smoke and flames. Shortly after, investigators said the fire was extinguished. Two residents...
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"We consider ourselves extra sets of eyes for the police"

The country is looking for workers and that includes law enforcement agencies. At the Bellevue Police Department, leaders want more volunteers to step-up so the city doesn’t have to cut-back on some of the events it sponsors. The volunteers make up what is called the VIPER Unit. VIPER is...

Large turnout for Midwest Collectible Toy Show

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Whether you’re a Star Wars or Star Trek fan, or maybe Marvel has your heart, there were plenty of unique finds at Sunday’s Midwest Collectible Toy Show. It was packed inside the Omaha Firefighters Union Hall Sunday morning. People of all ages come out...

Habitat breaks ground for 85 new homes on long-vacant North Omaha site

As earthmovers shaved steep slopes behind him Monday, Nebraska State Sen. Justin Wayne recalled childhood days playing in a park and apartment complex in the hilly nook of North Omaha near 52nd Street and Sorensen Parkway. "There used to be ... a playground that we all ran in, and we...

Bellevue church's pastor to donate kidney to colleague

OMAHA — To say that Walter Hooker knows his kidney donor is an understatement. Their lives have been intertwined for years. And they see each other almost every day. Hooker’s kidney donor is his boss, the lead pastor at Bellevue Christian Center. Andy Kaup will donate a kidney...

David’s Evening Forecast - Total lunar eclipse tonight! Heating up again Monday

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - After morning clouds and a few showers, sunny skies a beautiful weather showed up for the afternoon. Temperatures warming into the upper 60s and lower 70s. A little cooler than the last few days, but feeling very pleasant with lower humidity. Skies will continue to clear this evening, which does mean it will cool off fairly quickly after sunset. The clear skies will stick around for the lunar eclipse, which begins at 8:25pm, with the more noticeable partial eclipse beginning at 9:27pm. The total eclipse, when the so called “blood moon” makes an appearance begins at 10:29pm and lasts through 11:53pm. Peak eclipse will come at 11:11pm, with temperatures in the 50s so you’ll likely want a light jacket if you’ll be stepping out to watch the eclipse!
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80-year-old graduates six decades after dropping out

OMAHA, Neb. (KETV) - A lot of people take a semester off during college, even a year or longer. But a Nebraska woman needed more time than that. A lot more. It was about 60 years ago when University of Nebraska - Omaha student Madeline Adams had to pause her education to care for her family.

South Dakota State wins Summit League softball title, will take on Michigan in NCAA tournament

VERMILLION – It didn’t play out anywhere near how they envisioned it, but the South Dakota State softball team is going back to the NCAA tournament for the second straight year. That's after the Jacks clinched the Summit League tournament championship on Sunday with a 5-0 win over the University of Nebraska Omaha. They'll play Michigan in the Orlando Regional on Friday, hosted by Central Florida. ...

Huskers’ Postseason Chances Dim After Series Loss At Illinois

Nebraska lost a 4-run lead and waited more than four hours over two separate weather delays to ultimately drop the deciding game and the series to the Illinois Fighting Illini, losing 5-4 on Sunday. Colby Gomes stunned the crowd in Champaign with his grand slam in the top of the...

College Softball (5/15): Omaha forces Summit League championship game, falls to SDSU

(KMAland) -- Omaha forced a winner-take-all Summit League championship game, but they fell short to South Dakota State in regional college softball on Sunday. Omaha (32-14): Omaha forced a winner-take-all Summit League championship game with a 3-0 win over South Dakota State (39-11), but the Jackrabbits won 5-0 in the final. Kamryn Meyer (22-6) struck out 10 in a complete-game shutout in the opener. Lynsey Tucker and Jamie White had one hit and one RBI each. In game two, Omaha had just one hit — from Rachel Weber — while Meyer (22-7) gave up four hits and an unearned run in three innings.