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Craigslist Theft Suspect Caught After Busy Day

Updated: 08/14/2014 - We often hear of robberies that stem from Craigslist ads, but one man who fell victim told WOWT 6 News he was taken advantage of moments after another man was robbed.

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Trusted Renters Turn Into Burglars

Updated: 08/13/2014 - Liset Hernandez is in shock as she walks through her rental property. In February, she decided to rent out the place she called home to a family. Everything seemed to be going well, until the beginning of August.

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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself

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Posted: 08/13/2014 - On the crime beat, a man is recovering from a gunshot wound after he accidentally shot himself.

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Grant For Economic Boost

Posted: 08/13/2014 - Cass County will be sponsor of a grant application for a new compressed natural gas fill station north of Plattsmouth.

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Oops! Meth Lab Operators Run Out of Gas

Posted: 08/13/2014 - Nothing seemed to go right for the alleged operators of a meth lab in southeast Nebraska Tuesday. Things began to unravel for them when they ran out of gas about 4:30 in the morning northwest of Beatrice.

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Update: City Council Hears Public Input On Omaha's 2015 Budget

Updated: 08/13/2014 - Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is touting a 2% property tax reduction as a key feature to her to 2015 budget presented to the city council. The Council heard the Public's opinions of the budget, much of which was focused around possible cuts to the Omaha Public Library and Bicycle Pedestrian Position.

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OPS Teacher Honored For Innovative Program

Updated: 08/13/2014 - A teacher at King Science Center in Omaha is starting the new school year on a real high. She is being recognized by the EPA for her innovative approach to teach children about indoor aquaponics farming.

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Visitations to Stop at County Jail

Updated: 08/12/2014 - A sheriff in southeast Nebraska is putting the word out that public visitations at the county detention center will end Friday until further notice. This is to allow contractors time to improve the visitation process.

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Public Nuisance Hearing

Posted: 08/12/2014 - Another hearing in public nuisance case. However, if Bill Bescheinen of Union continues through with the progress of recent weeks, it will likely be the last hearing.

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Paving On Construction Project

Posted: 08/12/2014 - Highway 75 construction project gets a boost forward. Paving of the southbound lanes south of the Platte River Bridge is to begin today.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Clean Up

Posted: 08/11/2014 - Omaha's Fontenelle Park is looking a bit spiffy Monday afternoon thanks to the hard work of Big Brothers and Big Sisters. More than 50 Bigs and Littles teamed up to clean up the park.

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Maria Sangria's In The Hot Seat Again

Updated: 08/12/2014 - The Omaha City Council will look over a resolution to shut down a local business. Maria Sangria's is in the hot seat once again. After a judge granted their appeal to allow its liquor license to be reinstated in July, surrounding businesses told WOWT 6 News they've been waiting for more trouble to start.

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