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Tornado-Stricken Nebraska Town Gets Some Iowa Help

Posted: 8:50 AM - The Sioux City school district is donating excess desks, tables and shelving units to help out some northeast Nebraska students whose middle school in Pilger was heavily damaged by a tornado.

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Old Columbus Train Depot To Be Demolished

Posted: 8:39 AM - Union Pacific intends to tear down its old depot in Columbus early next year, ending its more than 100 years of service to the public and the Omaha-based railroad.

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Alegent Creighton Health Hosts Annual Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp

Posted: 8:39 AM - The Annual Junior Wheelchair Sports and Recreation Camp sponsored by Alegent Creighton Health starts this week. The camp is free and provides youth with physical disabilities the opportunity to play golf, shoot hoops, practice archery and swim. Physical therapists from the Alegent Creighton Health Immanuel Rehabilitation Center, with the help of volunteers, offer children (ages five through high school) the opportunity to participate in group sports with their peers and make new friends.

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Lower-Income Students Getting Shut Out Of Sports

Posted: 7:59 AM - A study by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital found that 61 percent of respondents reported paying to participate in middle school and high school sports.

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Fist Bump Your Doctor? Study Says It's Less Germy

Posted: 7:55 AM - Could a fist bump be a cleaner, better way for people to greet each other, especially in germy hospitals? British researchers have done an experiment that seems to say yes.

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Students Re-Imagined Artwork Set For Display

Posted: 7:51 AM - Creative skills have been put to the test, now it's time from students from BGCM STEM (boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy to showcase their talents.

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First Responders Train For Water Rescues

Updated: 3:16 AM - We've already seen the need for water rescues this summer along the Elkhorn and Platte rivers. Sunday night, another large-scale training exercise had first responders going through the motions.

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Couple Seen Using Missing EBT Card

Posted: 07/27/2014 - WOWT 6 Crime Stoppers is seeking help identifying two people who used an EBT card to buy groceries. The problem is that the card did not belong to him.

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Pop Tabs Mission! Honoring Abbey Rotert

Updated: 07/27/2014 - It's hard to imagine that something as simple as a pop tab could help so many families. Abbey Rotert's life is being honored through pop tab donations...and you can help!

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Milder Week Ahead

Updated: 07/27/2014 - It will be mostly clear overnight with the winds slackening off and lows dropping to around 60 degrees.

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Grassley Fall Internships Application Deadline August 1

Posted: 07/27/2014 - Applications for internships in Sen. Chuck Grassley’s Washington, D.C., office as well as his offices in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo are due August 1, 2014.

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Madonna Set To Host Sports And Recreation Fair

Updated: 07/27/2014 - Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital will host the 2014 Adaptive Sports and Recreation Fair Saturday August 2 from 1-4pm at it's main campus in Lincoln.

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Suspect Was Shocked 15 Times With Stun Guns Before Dying

Updated: 07/27/2014 - Newly released records indicate a 39-year-old man was shocked with stun guns at least 15 times before his death as Worth County, Iowa Sheriff's Department deputies tried to subdue him last fall.

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Castle Car Classic

Updated: 07/27/2014 - More than 50 vintage and classic cars were on display Sunday at Omaha’s Joslyn Castle.

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Cigarette Blamed For Apartment Blaze

Posted: 07/27/2014 - A carelessly discarded cigarette was blamed for a Lincoln apartment fire that displaced a family Sunday morning.

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The Gifted Governor Of Nebraska

Posted: 07/27/2014 - When you're Nebraska governor, the gifts just keep coming. Gov. Dave Heineman reports he received 255 gifts last year, an average of nearly five gifts a week.

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