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Larry Kruse, 82 of Glenwood, Iowa

Location:Trinity Lutheran Church, 512 2nd St. Glenwood, Iowa. Visitation Location:Peterson Mortuary, Glenwood, Iowa. Visitation Start:5:00 p.m.
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One person seriously injured in shooting outside Omaha bar

OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha police said one person was injured in a shooting outside of a bar. James Anthony, 46, suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound according to investigators. According to the Omaha Police Department, the shooting happened Monday at about 1 a.m. Police said Anthony was standing outside the...

One person seriously injured after rollover crash on Interstate 480 in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. — One person is seriously injured after a rollover crash on Interstate 480 in Omaha, according to authorities. The accident occurred around 4 p.m. on I-480 southbound near Harney Street. The crash blocked the left two lanes for about 30 minutes, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Omaha Police arrest three in connection to homicide investigation

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Omaha Police Department arrested three people in an ongoing investigation of a homicide Saturday night. Jordan Humphrey, 21, was charged with second-degree murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony, possession of a defaced firearm, two counts of possession with intent to distribute, and tampering with evidence.

Murder trial begins in drug robbery that turned deadly

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The murder trial for Deontae Rush, an Omaha man who is charged with killing 33-year-old James Shekie in Lincoln in February of 2021, is underway. He’s facing a possible first-degree murder conviction. The state opened up the trial in opening statements Monday by arguing that...

Missouri River Reservoirs Falling

Dropping flood storage in the big Missouri River reservoirs may lead to higher flows from Gavins Point Dam, at least for a few more weeks. Mike Swenson with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha says flood storage continues to fall…. Swenson says Lake Oahe is expected to continue to...

Police Investigating Shooting Outside North Omaha Bar

(Omaha, NE) -- An investigation's underway after an overnight shooting outside a bar in North Omaha. Police say a man was shot outside Hank's 2.0 Bar at 3922 Ames Avenue around 1:00 a.m. He has non-life threatening injuries and no arrests have been made. Police haven't determined a motive.

Omaha Police Make Three Arrests In Weekend Homicide

Omaha Police say the Homicide Unit makes three arrests in connection with the homicide of Dayton Wenz. Police say 21-year old Jordan Humphrey has been charged with second-degree murder, use of a weapon to commit a felony, possession of a defaced firearm, two counts of possession with intent to distribute, and tampering with evidence.

46-year-old man shot in north Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Police on Monday were looking for a suspect after a gunman fired his weapon inside an Omaha bar overnight. A 46-year-old man was found shot when Omaha Police officers responded to the call at 1:25 a.m. Monday in the area of 39th Street and Ames Avenue.

Sheriff's Office Identifies Douglas County Body, Hasn't Released Name

(Douglas Co., NE) -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office now knows the identity of the body that was recently found north of Omaha, but isn't releasing it. The sheriff's office says the body was found near 75th Street and Rainwood Road Sunday afternoon. The sheriff's office says the body was badly decayed and deputies couldn't tell how long it'd been there. It's still unclear if foul play was involved.

Generous donation for Teammates

LEXINGTON, Neb. (KNOP) - TeamMates Mentoring co-founder Tom Osborne and TeamMates CEO DeMoine Adams gratefully accepted a most generous donation from The Jim and Sharri Baldonado Family, The Home Agency, and BHA Real Estate on Monday, August 8, 2022, in Lexington, Nebraska. The three-year commitment to TeamMates Mentoring was given to support 128 rural and non-Lincoln and non-Omaha metro Nebraska TeamMates Chapters, which includes more than 5,000 TeamMates mentees, grades 3-12. The donation will cover a major portion of each Chapter’s operating expenses such as participation fees (vary per school), annual match support ($450), and background checks ($30, required for every mentor at each chapter).

Update: Omaha police identify 18-year-old shot last Saturday

A Wednesday car crash has led to dozens of birds being treated by the Nebraska Wildlife Rehab. A cold front moving through this evening will finally bring some relief from the heat. Updated: 23 hours ago. Douglas County Sheriff's tell 6 News the body was found outside. 10th annual Cruisin'...

Douglas County Sheriff’s: Body found near Omaha intersection

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Officials with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Sunday that a body was found near an Omaha intersection. They say the body was found outside specifically at N. 72nd Street & Rainwood Rd. before 1 p.m. It’s unclear how long the person has been there.

Various Long-Term Lane and Ramp Closures on Highway 75 Starting Monday

(Omaha, NE) -- Major road construction gets underway on Highway 75 in South Omaha on Monday. The Nebraska Department of Transportation says beginning Monday at 9:00 a.m. through the Fall of 2022, U.S. Highway 75 will have various lane and ramp closures to allow for bridge repairs in the area, weather permitting. US-75 southbound will be reduced to one lane between F Street and J Street. The Interstate 480 southbound ramp to 75 southbound and the I-80 eastbound ramp to US-75 southbound will be reduced to one lane.

Three People Hospitalized After North Omaha House Fire

(Omaha, NE) -- Three people are in the hospital and a dog is missing after a North Omaha house fire. The fire department says the fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. Saturday at a home near 55th and Wirt Streets in the Benson neighborhood. The fire department says two people had to be rescued from the roof of the home. They were taken to the hospital in serious condition while a third person was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The fire did about $35,000 worth of damage.

18-year-old man found shot on sidewalk dies from injuries

OMAHA, Neb. — Three people face charges in connection with the apparent murder of an 18-year-old man late Saturday night in Omaha. Dayton Wenz, 18, was found shot near 34th & Davenport around 11:00 p.m. Sunday, Police announced the arrests of 21-year-old Jordan Humphrey for second degree murder. Humphrey...