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Almost 57 pounds of meth leads to Mexican man’s sentencing in Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — A man from Mexico will be spending nearly 20 years behind bars following a big meth bust in Nebraska. Roberto Balbuena-Ignacio was sentenced Wednesday for his role in a drug conspiracy that began in 2021. An informant working for the DEA bought 1 pound of...
One person critically injured after one-vehicle crash on Highway 275 Thursday morning
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Neb. — One person is critically injured after a one-vehicle crash in Douglas County on Thursday morning. The crash occurred around 8:20 a.m. near 252nd Street and Highway 275. According to authorities, one person was ejected from the vehicle but is conscious. The person is being taken...
Off-duty officer assaulted by shoplifter at area Walmart
OMAHA, Neb. — A shoplifter assaulted an off-duty police officer at an Omaha Walmart Wednesday night, Omaha police said. Police said the officer, who was from another jurisdiction, tried to stop the suspect at the store near 50th Street and Ames Avenue around 10:45 p.m. The suspect reportedly fought...
25-year-old shot Wednesday afternoon in north Omaha neighborhood
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Police are investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting that left at 25-year-old with an ankle injury. Emergency personnel were called at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to an area just south of 19th Street and St. Mary’s Avenue, where the victim was found suffering from an injury to the ankle.
Truck driver critically injured after vehicle catches fire in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. — A semi-truck driver is critically injured after he and his truck caught on fire in Omaha on Thursday. The fire happened around 2 p.m. at Village Pointe, located near 168th Street and West Dodge Road. Both the driver and the truck caught on fire, and the...
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Nebraska Man Arrested for Burglary Attempts to Evade Police by Concealing Himself in Cornfield
Experience the thrill of a real-life cat and mouse chase as an Omaha resident, charged with burglary, attempts to evade law enforcement by hiding in a cornfield. Will the cornstalks provide enough cover? Tune in to find out. #news #nebraska #shorts.
'We're very proud of her': Family, Clarkson College remembers woman killed in crash
OMAHA, Neb. — The Clarkson College community remembers this recent graduate killed in a crash. Abby Olberding, 24, of Carroll, Iowa, died just over two weeks ago. Douglas County deputies say 54-year-old Amy Fernau crossed the center line on West Center Road and hit her car. Olberding died at the scene.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office searching for two men who allegedly stole equipment from construction site
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Neb. — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who allegedly stole a trailer from a construction site. On Sept. 26, deputies responded to reports of a stolen trailer in the area of 209th Street and Hartman Avenue, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
Douglas County issues burn ban starting Friday
Douglas County Fire Chiefs have issued a burn ban.
Crime Stoppers in Omaha
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to zero in on accessible parking violations in October
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - It’s never fun when another driver snags the open parking spot you were aiming for. Most drivers with disabilities know the feeling all too well. That’s why throughout the month of October, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be cracking down on accessible parking violations.
Two Suspects in Sarpy County Inmate Murder Case Set to Face Trial
The trial of Dreshawn Stewart will take place at the Sarpy County District Court. Stewart is the second suspect in the murder of inmate Huan Pham. Diego Vasquez Jr., another suspect, also faces accessory charges. His trial will follow, as Vasquez has waived his preliminary hearing.
Memorial Stadium Renovation On NU Regents' Agenda
Proposed plans for the $450 million renovation of Nebraska Memorial Stadium are on the agenda for the October 5th meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. The meeting will be at 9 a.m. at the Wigton Heritage Center, 42nd and Emile Streets, on the University of Nebraska Medical Center campus in Omaha.
Second round of rental assistance now available for Nebraskans
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The second round of rental aid is now available to Nebraskans. In a press release Thursday, the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority announced that more aid is on the way via the Nebraska Emergency Rental Assistance program. The program is not available for residents of Douglas County.
Teen’s father questions use of force on his son at north Omaha bus stop
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Concern is growing from an Omaha family about how police dealt with their teenager at a city bus stop Tuesday morning. 6 News learned someone at the bus station called police after 10 to 15 juveniles refused to leave the Metro transfer station near 30th and Ames. One parent said they were simply waiting for a bus to get them to school.
Jack O' Lantern World cancelled for 2023 season
In a statement on their website, the Jack O' Lantern World Team announced they are canceling Jack O' Lantern World Omaha 2023.