CRIME & SAFETY
Omaha Police investigating Saturday morning shooting that left one injured
The Omaha Police are investigating a Saturday morning shooting that occurred at 36th and Parker Streets leaving one person injured.
One injured in overnight Omaha shooting.
OMAHA, Neb. -- A juvenile was reportedly shot early Saturday morning in Omaha. The Omaha Police Department said they got a call from a local hospital about a walk-in shooting victim around 3:10 a.m. on Saturday. Officers said the victim was a black juvenile male and he had non-life threatening...
Omaha Police identify victim involved in fatal Friday morning crash
The Omaha Police released the identity of the victim involved in Friday's fatal morning crash near I-680 and 31st Street.
Juvenile injured in overnight shooting Saturday
A male juvenile walked into CHI Hospital at 24th & Cuming just after 3 o'clock Saturday morning, reporting he had been shot. Omaha Police said the juvenile reported he was in the area of 33rd & Parker streets where he sustained the injuries. The victim was able to drive to...
Man convicted of killing Omaha realtor has life sentence upheld
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A convicted murderer has his life sentence upheld after an appeal. The Nebraska Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of a man found guilty of killing Omaha realtor Mickey Sodoro in 2020. Ross Lorello III is serving a life sentence after being found guilty in May...
32-year-old man dies in fiery crash early Friday morning on Interstate 680
OMAHA, Neb. — Previous coverage in the video above. A 32-year-old man died in a fiery crash on Interstate 680 in Omaha early Friday morning. Officials said a semi-truck collided with an SUV around 2:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes near Mormon Bridge Road. Investigators said a 2015 Chevrolet...
Douglas County judge rules driver in fatal 2021 crash not guilty due to COVID symptoms
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Neb. — Previous coverage in the video above. A Douglas County judge ruled the man involved in a crash that killed one person is innocent because he was suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. Gerard Skutnik was charged with motor vehicle homicide for his role in a four-vehicle crash...
One person killed in fiery crash on I-680 near Mormon Bridge Road
(Omaha, NE) -- A 32 year old man dies after a fiery crash in north Omaha. Omaha Police say just after 2:30 Friday morning, officers were called to the area of I-680 and Mormon Bridge Road for a crash involving a semi and an SUV. Police say a Chevy Tahoe, driven by Vincent Macias, was westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-680. Investigators say the semi driver tried to avoid the crash, but the vehicles collided head on and both caught on fire.
Supreme Court upholds murder conviction
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Supreme Court is upholding the murder conviction of a man found guilty of killing an Omaha realtor. The state's High Court released its decision Friday in the case of Ross Lorello III. Lorello is serving a life sentence after being found guilty last May of killing...
UPDATE: Woman reported missing in Omaha found
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police say a missing woman has been found. On Thursday evening, authorities had requested help locating 24-year-old Taylor Stultz. According to her family, they had not been able to make contact with her since May 29.
Man died in an Omaha semi vs. vehicle accident
OMAHA, Neb. -- Authorities said that a 32-year-old man died in a semi vs. vehicle crash in Omaha, Friday morning. The Omaha Police Department said that they were dispatched to an accident on Interstate 680 and 31st St. around 3:37 a.m. for the accident. OPD said the investigation showed the...
Omaha Police investigating overnight shooting
North and South Omaha have received additional ARPA funding for tourism efforts. Douglas County Juvenile Justice Center opens to public. A ribbon cutting was held Thursday afternoon for the new Douglas County Juvenile Justice Center. FBI offering reward for info on religious center threats. Updated: 44 minutes ago. The Omaha...
Early morning fire at Omaha industrial building causes $70,000 in damage
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Firefighters were called to an early morning fire at an industrial structure. According to the Omaha Fire Department, at 4:59 a.m., crews were called to the Lozier Corporation at 6316 John J Pershing Dr., near Eppley Airfield. The business makes store fixtures. Crews arrived and saw...
31-year-old man injured after a shooting in Omaha late Wednesday night
OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha police are investigating a shooting that injured a 31-year-old man late Wednesday night. Around 11:57 p.m., officers responded to the University of Nebraska Medical Center after the victim arrived at the hospital, according to authorities. The victim, identified as Brandon Delts, told officers that he...
Omaha Police investigating north Omaha shooting
North Omaha Days is set to return this July. Nebraska lawmakers passed a transportation bill Wednesday that would lift the requirements for motorcyclists to wear helmets. Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen signed two tax credit and relief bills into law Wednesday.
One in critical condition following possible shooting in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. -- Authorities said they are investigating a shooting that left one person in critical condition Wednesday morning. The Omaha Police Department said they were called to 30th and Hamilton St. for a down party Wednesday morning just after five. While officers were heading to the location, OPD said...
Crash at perilous Omaha intersection leaves one dead, police investigating
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - More than 23,000 vehicles pass through the intersection of NW Radial Highway and 50th Street in the Waverly Park neighborhood every day. Unfortunately, emergency responders know the area all too well. At 1:43 p.m. Omaha Police and Omaha Fire Departments were called to 50th Street and...
Grand Island man sent to prison on gun, drug charges
GRAND ISLAND Neb. (KSNB) - United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that 47-year-old William Packer of Grand Island, was sentenced on Wednesday in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking crime. United States District Judge Brian C....
BREAKING: Five staff members attacked at Lincoln prison facility
Nebraska lawmakers passed a transportation bill Wednesday that would lift the requirements for motorcyclists to wear helmets. North Omaha Days is set to return this July. Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen signed two tax credit and relief bills into law Wednesday. Omaha Police investigating north Omaha shooting. Updated: 4 hours ago.
Woman injured after crashing into storage building in Wheeling
An Omaha, Nebraska woman sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle she drove hit a storage building in Wheeling on Thursday morning, June 1st. An ambulance took 28-year-old Emerald Stuttle to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The SUV traveled west on Highway 36 before it ran off the north...
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