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No one injured after car crashes into Omaha day care early Thursday morning
OMAHA, Neb. — There were no injuries after a car crashed into an Omaha daycare on Thursday morning. The crash happened near 48th Street and Ames Avenue around 5:45 a.m. There is no information as to the cause of the crash at this time. Omaha police were on scene...
Neighbors react to downtown Omaha homeless camp clean-up
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The area around 17th and Izard streets in Omaha has become it’s own little city. Residents of this “city” live in tends on the southbound lane of 17th Street. Police say, that’s dangerous, so they moved in to make the group move on.
14-year-old Omaha rape suspect to be charged as adult
The 14-year-old accused of committing rape at Westside High School in Omaha will be tried as an adult.
Omaha couple thrilled after contractor completes pool left unfinished
ASHLAND, Neb. (WOWT) - A concrete truck looked like a white horse to Shanna Neylon and Andy Pappas. That’s when Jared Matulka of Laguna Pools came in to complete a project that another contractor left unfinished for five months. “He completely came to the rescue,” Shanna said. “I don’t...
Omaha Police Officer and Another Driver Hospitalized After Collision In Wednesday Evening
Medics rushed to the scene of a severe collision at the intersection of 120th Street and West Dodge Road, where an Omaha police officer and another driver were injured in the aftermath of a crash.
Omaha Man Detained After Firing Gun in Lancaster County Airbnb
• An Omaha man, David Niece, was arrested after allegedly firing a gun inside an Airbnb during an argument with a woman. • The incident occurred near 84th and Waverly Road in Lancaster County, with shots fired both inside and outside the residence.
Omaha’s public housing residents are facing eviction more often – and sometimes over small debts
As Bob Peniska rolled out the doors of Douglas County court, he asked himself a question familiar to many public housing tenants leaving eviction proceedings: Where will I go now?. After nearly a decade at Benson Tower, the Omaha Housing Authority wanted him out. The lifelong Omahan, who is missing...
Crime Stoppers: Workers attacked during ATM robbery in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha police need the public's help finding five men accused of robbing a Wells Fargo ATM on Nov. 16. The suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash from the machine near 168th and Maple. According to the police report, two service workers were working...
New grassroots group seeks to help Nebraskans understand federal policy impacts
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A new grassroots organization is hoping to help those in the Omaha community understand how votes in Washington D.C. will have an impact on their lives. Wednesday night, Nebraska For Us held its kick-off event at Cunningham’s Pub and Grill near 107th and Dodge Streets.
Critical Shooting Incident in Northwest Omaha Leads to Hospitalization
• A shooting occurred in northwest Omaha on Tuesday evening, leaving one person critically injured. • The incident took place in the area of 131st Street and Grand Avenue just after 8 p.m.
Homeless encampment along Omaha street cleared out a second time
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - 6 On Your Side highlighted a problem Monday just a block from Omaha’s Siena Francis House shelter -- a homeless encampment setting up in the middle of the street. Because of the cold, there were fires set, which quickly spread. “It was totally engulfed [in...
Colliers closes 12,598-square-foot office lease in Omaha
Colliers Nebraska negotiated a 12,598-square-foot office lease at Farnam Executive Center at 10810 Farnam Drive in Omaha. Adam Marek represented the tenant, a national law firm focused on assisting government agencies with improving service delivery. Chris Mensinger, Justin Spooner and Lizzie Mensinger represented the landlord, White Lotus Group. Farnam Executive...
North Omaha Airport Expansion Plans Approved Despite FAA Rule Violations
Discover the mixed reactions to the approved expansion plans for North Omaha airport. Despite potential FAA rule violations due to surrounding tree heights, the airport owner has a solution and ambitious plans for the future, aiming for completion by early 2025.
BREAKING: M.U.D. vote supports water, gas rate hikes in 2024
The Metropolitan Utilities District Board of Directors passed a resolution Wednesday morning approving management’s recommended water and gas rate increases for 2024.
Record high possible Thursday before rain and snow chances return
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Temperatures will warm quickly as we go through the morning hours, leading to a great December afternoon. In fact, a record high is possible; 62 is the forecast with a record of 61, set in 1918. There will be plenty of sunshine with a noticeable breeze...
Director recalls what it took to create Huskers ‘Day by Day’ documentary series
LINCOLN, Neb. (KSNB) - Many fans of the Husker football program remember the glory days of the 1990s, when Nebraska took home its first National Championship under Coach Tom Osborne. This time in history for the Big Red has been a source of inspiration for director Justin LePera as he...
Local Traffic Alert: South 42nd Street Partial Closure Begins Today for Utility Work
Starting Wednesday, December 6, 2023, South 42nd Street between William Street and Woolworth Avenue will close for utility work. Q3 Contracting's restriction will reduce traffic to one lane each way.
Omaha Fire Accidentally Caused
Omaha Fire Department Investigators say unattended incense too close to combustibles caused a house fire. OFD says when firefighters pulled up to the house at 46th and Saratoga Streets, they saw heavy smoke, but everyone had evacuated prior to the arrival of the fire department. The Tuesday night fire was...
Juvenile Justice: From Omaha Incident to National Reforms
A recent case at Westside High School in Omaha has cast a spotlight on the juvenile justice system and its approach to serious youth offenses. A 14-year-old student is to face adult charges in a high school rape case, stirring discussions on the principles of juvenile punishment versus rehabilitation. Nebraska law allows for minors aged 14 and over to be charged as adults for serious crimes, and in this instance, the young individual accused has become a focal point of debate around the evolving practices of juvenile justice.