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Omaha Fire Department Teams With United Way

Updated: 11/13/2014 - November 10, 2014 - - As National Information & Referral Services Day is recognized annually on November 16, the Omaha Fire Department (OFD) has partnered with United Way of the Midlands (UWM) to begin distributing information cards about UWM’s 2-1-1 information and referral phone lineto people they come in contact with during their day-to-day public service, including those in need.

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Omaha 100 Celebrates 1,000 Mortgages

Updated: 11/13/2014 - Douglas County Commissioner Mike Boyle will be among those honored as Omaha 100 celebrates hitting 1,000 mortgages on Monday during an event at Family Housing Advisory Services, 24th and Lake Streets.

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UNO Hosts International Education Week for Community

Posted: 11/13/2014 - This year’s event will unofficially launch with the hosting of the 2014 Batchelder Biblical Archeology Conference on Thursday, Nov. 13, through Saturday, Nov. 15, to be followed by events running Monday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 21.

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The Changing Scope of Local Hunger and Homelessness

Posted: 11/13/2014 - Next week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, but do we really know what the situation is like in our community? Experts explain they are seeing a changing poverty landscape.

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Bellevue Pizza Shop Robbed

Updated: 11/13/2014 - Employees at one pizza restaurant in Bellevue got the scare of their lives Wednesday night when an armed man came in, threatened them and demanded cash.

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City Blames Weather Consultants for Tuesday's Mess, Auto Shops Slammed

Posted: 11/13/2014 - All that's left is an ice patch or two. But many drivers have not forgotten about a horrible commute Tuesday morning. On Wednesday, the mayor argued that it was the city's hired forecasters who got it wrong. Auto Body Shops told WOWT 6 News, they're slammed with customers.

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Freshman State Senators Get Orientation

Updated: 11/12/2014 - The 2015 Nebraska Legislative Session is still two months away, but the 17 new senators-elect are already at work prepping for their new jobs.

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Scam Artists Use Robo Call System

Updated: 11/12/2014 - Phones are ringing all over the heartland with a threat on the other end of the line. It’s a scam Fact Finders warned you about before.

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Earthquake Felt In the Metro

Updated: 11/12/2014 - The National Weather Service in Omaha reports an earthquake was weakly felt in the Omaha metro and in Nebraska City on Wednesday afternoon.

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Duchesne Academy Briefly Locked Down

Updated: 11/12/2014 - Students and staff at Duchesne Academy were briefly locked in while police questioned a suspect at a traffic stop near the campus on Wednesday around 12 p.m.

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Welcome To A Comet

Updated: 11/13/2014 - The European Space Agency said Thursday its comet lander appears to have come to rest in the shadow of a cliff, posing a potential problem for its solar panels.

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Mining In Nebraska

Updated: 11/12/2014 - Martin Marietta to expand its mining operations.

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Gretna Church to Save Thousands of Lives

Posted: 11/12/2014 - Journey Church in Gretna, Nebraska, has donated $30,000 to Global Partners in Hope (GPiH) for the purchase of 15 oxygen concentrator units.

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Tips for Sticking to a Holiday Budget

Updated: 11/12/2014 - It's easy to get carried away with spending during the holidays, but these six smart strategies will help you stick to your budget.

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