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Three injured in Saturday evening crash, one in critical condition

OMAHA, Neb. — Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Omaha. The crash happened just before 5 p.m. near 144th and Pacific streets. Police say that two people suffered serious injuries, while the third person involved was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Officials...
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Preliminary hearing to be held for Nebraska man accused of breaking into a rural residence in Adair County

(Adair Co.) A preliminary hearing will be held this week for a Nebraska man charged in connection with a break-in at a rural residence in Adair County. Luis Penaloza Garcia, of Omaha, has been charged with Burglary 2nd Degree, Theft 1st Degree, Theft 2nd Degree, and Criminal Mischief 4th Degree. The charges are the result of an investigation by the Adair County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation into the crash and recovery of a stolen vehicle in the median of Interstate 80 near the Adair rest areas in Adair County; and then the subsequent break-in at a rural residence located southwest of Casey on June 9th.
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Complete Performance Puts Ole Miss Win Away From History

OMAHA — Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco doesn’t like to put his players in a box from an expectations standpoint, but we’re certain he didn’t expect starting pitcher Jack Dougherty to put together the performance he did in a 10-3 win over Oklahoma to put the Rebels a win away from history.
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Inmate missing from community correctional facility

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha. Tyler Williams left the facility Friday morning. He removed the electronic monitoring device he was wearing. It was recovered by facility staff near N 20th and Locust in Omaha. Williams...

Ground broken on massive sports complex west of Omaha

A youth sports organization based in Elkhorn broke ground Thursday on a multimillion-dollar, multi-sports complex that officials project will eventually draw more than 1 million visitors a year. “We’ll be the second-largest visitor attraction in the State of Nebraska when it’s fully operational,” said Bruce O’Neel, the executive director of...

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...

Nebraska lands legacy recruit, Elkhorn South edge Noonan

(Lincoln) -- Nebraska football picked up a commitment from legacy recruit Maverick Noonan on Friday evening. The Elkhorn South defensive lineman is the son of a former Husker Danny Noonan and is ranked as the No. 4 player in Nebraska for the Class of 2023. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound Noonan is...

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...

SUV vs Semi accident in Montgomery County

(Montgomery Co.) The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 34 and K Avenue at 9:30 this (Friday) morning. The accident closed a portion of Highway 34 for about 45 minutes. Upon investigation, it was determined that 59 year old Michael Hayes,...

$2.38-per-gallon gasoline draws a crowd in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Neb. (Nebraska Examiner) – A driver in her 20s looked up from her phone and stared slack-jawed at the price of gasoline advertised Wednesday morning at the Speedy Gas N Shop in Bellevue. A woman hollered from a second car turning onto the street. She asked a man...

Elkhorn South defensive end Maverick Noonan commits to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Huskers earned an in-state commitment from Elkhorn South’s Maverick Noonan. Maverick, son of former Husker Danny Noonan, announced his commitment via Twitter on Friday. The three-star defensive end was recruited by coaches Barrett Ruud and Mike Dawson, according to 247Sports. Noonan received offers...

Dave Van Horn proud of Arkansas' postseason effort

The Arkansas Razorbacks’ season has come to an end after falling to Ole Miss in the semifinals of the College World Series in Omaha (Neb.). Though they fell just short of playing for the national title, head coach Dave Van Horn believes his team showed resilience to get as far as they did.

Sights and scenes from the Rebels 10-3 win over Oklahoma

Ole Miss defeated Oklahoma 10-3 Saturday night in the College World Series finals in Omaha. The Rebels are now just one win away from the program's first-ever coveted national championship. First pitch is set for 2 p.m. CT. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN. Freshman Hunter Elliott is scheduled to be the starting pitcher for Ole Miss.