Updated: 04/01/2014 - A Book drive set up to honor the life of a Mt. Michael teen who passed away is going on until the end of April. Nate LaFave’s mother, Beth LaFave, told WOWT 6 News Monday she is astonished at how successful it has been so far. The drive, called “Books For Nate” began March 1.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - Iowa's executive branch maintains an internal "do not rehire" list that has grown to more than 1,400 people who are barred from returning to state employment after being fired previously.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - Beginning Tuesday, expect stepped-up security for County Board and City Council meetings in Omaha's Civic Center.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - A $10,000 Nebraska Powerball prize from October 2013 will expire on Thursday, April 10.
Updated: 03/31/2014 - The Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America has come out with its annual list which ranks cities in terms of spring allergies. Omaha jumped from 28th worst on the list last year to 55th this year. We are waiting to hear from the AAFA to explain the significant change.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - New event at Mahoney State Park.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - As we spring into April, community-wide cleanup efforts return along with the urge to get our own living space back in order. Professional organizer Jen Bartelt of Reclaim Your Space walked us through the most common trouble spots when it comes to in-home organization.
Updated: 03/31/2014 - Omaha firefighters haven't yet said what caused a building to go up in flames Monday morning.
Updated: 03/31/2014 - Omaha Police say a man told them he was just standing by the side of the road when a car drove by and someone inside opened fire.
Posted: 03/30/2014 - Democrats are pushing to pass a package of bills designed to increase the state's production of energy from solar power, wind and renewable fuels.
Updated: 03/30/2014 - A Nebraska lawmaker known as a strong gun-rights advocate is pushing a bill that would prohibit governors from restricting guns sales in a state emergency.
Posted: 03/29/2014 - A boy was taken to a Dubuque hospital after repeatedly falling through ice on a partially frozen pond.
Updated: 03/30/2014 - A motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a car in Council Bluffs Saturday evening.
Posted: 03/29/2014 - As Iowa's population ages, lawmakers are determining the best policies to protect the state's elderly population from financial exploitation and other abuses.