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EXCLUSIVE: Omaha family wakes up to shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - An Omaha family is awakened by the sound of bullets whizzing by their heads. Nobody is hurt but it’s a close call that has them asking why. Staying up late to play video games 10-year-old Alex Moreno heard real-life bullets pierce his bedroom. “Right here...
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Rally at County City Building protests Supreme Court ruling

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -The decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade came down by the Supreme Court Friday morning, and those in opposition hit the streets in Lincoln making sure their voices were heard. The rally drew hundreds of people in Lincoln Friday evening. Honking, signs, clapping and yelling filled the...
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Omaha church gives away 200 gas cards this weekend

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Pain at the pump is no joke but if you can wake up early Saturday free gas can be yours. The Salem Baptist Church is stepping in to give you a much-needed break. Saturday at 9 a.m. they’re giving away 200 $25 gas cards to QuikTrip...
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Hundreds in Omaha protest Supreme Court abortion ruling

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Hundreds and hundreds of protesters descending on Memorial Park are not happy about the historic decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down Roe v. Wade. Earlier before the drizzle and then a light rain fell 6 News counted 500 people along Dodge Street by...
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Nebraska Corrections looking for missing Omaha inmate

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - An inmate from a corrections center in Omaha has gone missing. According to the Nebraska Department of Corrections, Tyler Williams, 30, left the Omaha Community Corrections Center Friday morning. Williams allegedly removed an electronic monitoring device he was wearing. It was found by facility staff near...
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Omaha protesters, ACLU promise action after Roe v. Wade is overturned

(Omaha, NE) -- More than a thousand people are estimated to have joined a protest in Omaha after the U.S. Supreme Court decision Friday overturning Roe v. Wade. Several hundred protesters met up at Memorial Park in Omaha Friday afternoon, and as the number grew they made their way to Dodge Street.
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Omaha emergency rooms affected by street restrictions Saturday

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Traffic heading to two hospital emergency rooms will be affected by road restrictions this weekend. According to Omaha Public Works, two emergency room entrances will only be accessible from certain streets until Sunday. The Methodist Hospital Emergency Room will only be accessible from South 84th Street.
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Nebraska lands 2023 commitment from key in-state Edge prospect

Nebraska is looking to put in some great work on the in-state recruiting trail for 2023, and the Huskers landed another key commitment on Friday. This time, the pledge came from Maverick Noon, a 6-foot-4 and 225 lb. Edge prospect out of Elkhorn South High School in Omaha. Noonan had drawn a host of Power 5 offers from across the country, including from Michigan State, Iowa and Minnesota from the B1G.
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Crews respond to trash, tire fire near Omaha intersection

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Some of you may have noticed a big plume of smoke over North Omaha Friday evening. Omaha Fire crews were on the scene telling 6 News a pile of trash and tires ignited a little before 6 p.m. down a hill from the intersection of 14th & Ohio.
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Men's College World Series roundtable: Players to watch, who wins and more

The Men's College World Series final series is finally here. The Oklahoma Sooners enter the three-game series after rolling through three games undefeated in Omaha, Nebraska, while the Ole Miss Rebels used a dominant pitching performance to advance to Saturday. The Sooners last won the MCWS in 1994, and Ole...
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Swayze West: Ole Miss Fans Travel to Omaha to support the Rebs

OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss fans love their baseball and they demonstrate that regularly at Swayze Field. Though they’ve been spoiled by success the past couple of decades, trips to Omaha have proven mostly elusive. In the not-so-distant past, a trip this season was unthinkable. But it happened. And as soon as the Rebels punched their ticket to the College World Series in the Hattiesburg super regional, many of those fans began making plans to visit the Gateway to the West. Or Swayze West as it will almost certainly appear this weekend.
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Roe v. Wade overturned: Nebraskans making their voices heard

OMAHA, Neb. — With the U.S. Supreme Court overturning its own 49-year precedent in Roe v. Wade, people and politicians on both sides of the divisive issue are making their voices heard. Nebraska lawmakers have shared their opinions, including candidates in Nebraska’s upcoming special election, Mike Flood and Patty...
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2022 College World Series odds, predictions: Expert reveals Game 1 picks, best bets for Ole Miss vs. Oklahoma

The college baseball season has been narrowed down to two teams, and on Saturday the Ole Miss Rebels and Oklahoma Sooners commence the finals of the 2022 College World Series with Game 1 of the best-of-three series at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Neb. The Rebels (43-23) have taken an unlikely journey to get to this point; they were the last at-large team selected into the 64-team field. Like Ole Miss, the Sooners (45-22) had to overcome some struggles in the regular season to even get to the NCAA Tournament.
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