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Keep TV Free

Updated: 07/15/2014 - WOWT NBC Omaha is joining television stations across the nation in asking for your help. Congress is, right now, considering legislation that puts FREE TV in jeopardy.

State Sued Over Requirement To Attend AA Meetings

Posted: 6:27 AM - A Fremont man is suing the state of Nebraska, saying his constitutional rights were violated when he was required to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings even though he objected to the organization's religious foundation.

Update: Woman Convicted Of Kidnapping

Posted: 6:43 AM - A jury in Madison, Wisconsin Thursday found a woman guilty of kidnapping a newborn and leaving him outside an Iowa gas station last February.

Drugs, Guns Found In Home With Children

Posted: 07/31/2014 - A woman has been booked on child neglect and drug charges after a warrant was served on her Omaha home. Two men were also cited.

Pilger Showing Signs of Rebirth

Updated: 07/31/2014 - After weeks of peeling away the wreckage left in the path of a massive storm, the signs of rebirth are surfacing in PIlger.

Suspect Arrested in Assault Case

Updated: 07/31/2014 - A rush hour ruckus at 72nd and Dodge ended with the arrest of 48-year-old Barry Badger, booked for Attempted Robbery, Use of a weapon to commit a felony, and for 1st Degree Assault.

Family Flees Fire

Updated: 07/31/2014 - Fire in the basement forced a Council Bluffs family to flee from their home Thursday morning.
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Kids Pick Up Triathlon Tips

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Some young bicyclists were busy training Thursday as part of the Jewish Community Center's Tri-Camp.

"Omaha Purge" Leaks Nude Photos Of Students, Inspired By Movie

Updated: 07/31/2014 - The premise of the movie, “Purge,” is that anything's legal for twenty four hours, including murder. Wednesday WOWT 6 News learned that now, teens are taking that plot and twisting it to leak nude photos of classmates. They are calling it the “Omaha Purge.”

Vacant House Goes Up In Flames

Updated: 07/31/2014 - Investigators are looking into what sparked a fire inside a vacant home near 18th and Fowler in Omaha Thursday morning.
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