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ATF, police investigate Omaha gun store burglary

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives has joined Omaha Police to investigate a break-in and burglary of a gun store. Surveillance images show five people breaking into Frontier Justice at 82nd Avenue and West Center Road at 5:38 a.m. Thursday and stealing about 15 firearms along with an unknown amount of ammunition.
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Giant companies are buying up Nebraska homes

Private equity-backed companies are gobbling up vast swaths of residential property across the country, including in Omaha. They are buying up hundreds of thousands of homes every few months. Then they are renting them out, often for more money, and often in neighborhoods with larger Black populations and more single mothers than the national average.
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Tour of revitalized Gene Leahy Mall

Omaha’s Gene Leahy Mall is ready to show off its three-and-a-half-year-long makeover. Right before it opened, KETV got a personal tour of the park from Katie Bassett, MECA’s vice president of parks. Entering the park from Farnam Street, you walk under the iconic archway that has been at...
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Rules in place for Omaha’s Gene Leahy Mall grand opening

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The curtains have been pulled back. The Gene Leahy Mall is ready for its big moment. “Beginning at 11:00 a.m. throughout grand opening weekend, we’ll have food trucks on-site,” said Kristyna Engdahl, Director of Communications for the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority (MECA). “People can come down and bring their coolers and spend their day down at The RiverFront getting ready for those grand opening celebration activities at night.”
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University of Mississippi football player shot after College World Series game

MEMPHIS, Tenn.– University of Mississippi wide receiver Andrew Burnett was shot after the College World Series game in Omaha, Nebraska Monday. Omaha Police say it happened after 1 a.m. Witnesses said the gunfire came from a dark-colored extended cab pickup. Burnett was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury. His family told us […]
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$5,000 Reward offered for information on Omaha gun store burglary

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the burglary of several firearms from an Omaha gun store. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Omaha Police Department are offering the award...
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Leahy Mall grand reopening features free concerts

OMAHA — Nearly 50 years have passed since Omaha leaders crafted a dramatic plan to help rescue a dying downtown: Build an iconic, people-magnet park through the city’s central business district. It’s been 30 years since that time resulting in Central Park Mall being renamed after affable Mayor...
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450 Foot Long Pedestrian Bridge and Trail Officially Opens in Valley

(Valley, NE) -- A new 450-foot pedestrian bridge and trail system in Valley is now open to the public. The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District says the bridge and trail provide a major community connection point that improves safety, recreation, and active transportation. “The pedestrian bridge spans the Union Pacific...
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Two years after 2 killed in Omaha crash, driver sentenced

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A driver responsible for the deaths of two people in a crash two years ago this week has been sentenced to approximately 30-40 years in prison. On June 24, 2020, Chinyere Nwuju sped through a red light at 90th and Maple streets and collided with a Dodge Ram. The driver and passenger of the truck, Roberto Gonzalez and Annette North, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
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Omaha gun store robbery

According to officials, a person has died after a tree fell on a home. An Omaha man accused of child sex trafficking is behind bars. Lincoln police arrested a man for what they said were threatening emails to LPS employees.
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Police Looking For Suspects In Omaha Gun Store Break-In

(Omaha, NE) -- Police are looking for a group of people seen on surveillance video breaking into an Omaha gun store. Police say the break-in happened at Frontier Justice along South 82nd Avenue early Thursday morning. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact the ATF.
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Meth convictions land four central Nebraskans in federal prison

OMAHA, Neb. (KSNB) - Four central Nebraskans, including two men from Grand Island, are headed to federal prison for meth-related drug convictions. In a press release the U.S. Attorney’s Office reported details on these cases:. Derek Hartford, 33, Grand Island, sentenced to 10 years for meth possession and marijuana...
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$7 million pedestrian bridge and trail unveiled in Valley

VALLEY, Neb. — It's a way of getting from point a to point b that people in Valley say will be a game changer. Community leaders in Valley on Thursday unveiled a $7 million pedestrian bridge and trail they hope will keep people safe. The new bridge crosses over...
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