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Cass County woman hurt in Monday rollover

LOUISVILLE – A Cass County woman on Monday morning was injured in a rollover traffic accident along Church Road. According to Sheriff William Brueggemann, a 2016 Chevy Equinox with Cass County plates and driven by Lisa Poffenbarger, 56, was heading west on Church Road when it rolled just west of 358th Street.
CASS COUNTY, NE
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Douglas County suspect wanted for mail theft & check forgery

A middle schooler in Papillion had a big night on the basketball court Tuesday. Only on 6: Claim denial challenged by Omaha homeowner. A bad day became worse for a pair of neighbors in northwest Omaha. Emily's Tuesday night forecast. Updated: 2 hours ago. Thursday will be the warmest day...
OMAHA, NE
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Fatal Omaha crash suspect charged with motor vehicle homicide

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A Sarpy County Judge set 24-year-old Ulises Pantoja’s bond at $50,000 on Tuesday. The judge ordered him to be confined to his home if he posts bail. Pantoja was arrested on Nov. 24 after being involved in a fatal crash that killed one woman the night before Thanksgiving. Court documents reveal that he’s being charged with motor vehicle homicide-DUI, a class 2A felony, and DUI-cause of serious bodily injury, a class 3A felony.
OMAHA, NE
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Children's Hospital Ordered To Pay $26-Million In Medical Malpractice Suit

(Omaha, NE) -- Omaha's Children's Hospital and Medical Center is being forced to pay over $26-million in a medical malpractice case. On Monday a jury ruled a Children's Hospital doctor improperly discharged eleven-month-old Vivianne Marousek, who had head trauma and was suffering from seizures in 2017. Marousek now has chronic brain damage and her family members say they'll spend millions of dollars on her medical care during her lifetime. The $26.1-million payout is a record for a medical malpractice suit in Nebraska.
OMAHA, NE
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Omaha man charged with felony motor vehicle homicide in crash that killed mom of 4

An Omaha man was charged Tuesday in Sarpy County with felony motor vehicle homicide in connection with a crash that killed a mother of four children. Ulises Pantoja, 24, also was charged with first-offense drunken driving. He is being held in the Sarpy County Jail on $50,000 bail and must pay 10% of that amount, or $5,000, to be released.
OMAHA, NE
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Omaha carjacking suspect appears in court

A middle schooler in Papillion had a big night on the basketball court Tuesday. Only on 6: Claim denial challenged by Omaha homeowner. A bad day became worse for a pair of neighbors in northwest Omaha. Emily's Tuesday night forecast. Updated: 2 hours ago. Thursday will be the warmest day...
OMAHA, NE
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Omaha police asking for help locating felony assault suspect

The Omaha Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a felony assault suspect. TJ Lebaugh, 35, is wanted for first-degree assault in reference to a shooting that occurred in the area of 45th and Grand Avenue in October of 2021. Omaha Crime Stoppers is now offering an...
OMAHA, NE
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Meteorological Winter begins Wednesday! A look ahead at December

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - December 1st kicks off meteorological winter in the northern hemisphere. The start of astronomical winter this year – the winter solstice – occurs on December 21st. (You can review the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons at the bottom of this article.) On average, Omaha starts...
OMAHA, NE
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Omaha Police looking for felony assault suspect, offers up to $2,000 in reward

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Crime Stoppers updated the reward of up to $2,000 on information that would lead to the arrest of a felony assault suspect. The Omaha Police Department is looking for TJ Lebaugh. The 35-year-old is wanted for first-degree assault in connection to an October shooting that happened in the area of 45th and Grand Ave.
OMAHA, NE
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Nurse describes inside of Nebraska Medicine COVID-19 ICU

OMAHA, Neb. — As of Tuesday, 21 people were in Nebraska Medicine's COVID-19 intensive care units. That number gives some perspective, as metro health systems break arecord number of patients on ventilators. Garrett Connor started his first job as a nurse at the Med Center one year ago, in the...
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One killed, two injured in crash near west Omaha

Omaha City work crews are taking advantage of this recent stretch of warm weather using the borrowed time to get ahead of repairing city streets. Gov. Ricketts appointed two new judges to Douglas County district court Monday. Fortenberry defense questions government motives. Updated: 3 hours ago. His legal team questions...
OMAHA, NE
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Plattsmouth man sentenced for keeping drugs in vehicle

PLATTSMOUTH – A Plattsmouth man who had multiple drug items in his car will spend the next 36 months on probation. Michael Gruhn-McLaughlin, 30, appeared in Cass County District Court on Monday morning. He recently accepted a plea deal that charged him with one Class II felony count of possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute-cocaine. The state dismissed two additional charges of possession of controlled substance as part of the plea bargain.
PLATTSMOUTH, NE
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OPD: 78-year-old woman dies in crash involving speeding driver

Omaha police have identified the woman killed in a four-vehicle crash Monday morning. It happened at 10:49 a.m. on North 144th Street near West Dodge Road. Investigators say the driver of a Toyota Tundra, 55-year-old Gerard Skutnik, of Omaha, was speeding when he crashed into a stopped Chevy Malibu. The Malibu then struck a stopped Chevy Equinox and a BMW.
OMAHA, NE
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