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Hit-And-Run Driver Sought

Updated: 08/08/2014 - Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene near South 60th and L streets in Omaha just before midnight Thursday.

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Thieves Steal Catalytic Converters From Public Parking Lots

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Walking out of her office after work near 114Th and Dodge, Jessica Costanzo got a costly surprise when she started her car. Her engine roared way louder than it should have; she said she knew something was wrong. "I called my dad, he is a mechanic, so I drove over there. He looked under the car and he knew immediately that something was missing," said Contanzo.

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New OPS Playground Unveiled

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Some OPS children can't wait for school to start and a big part of that might be a new playground. Laura Dodge Elementary unveiled it's new playground this Thursday evening. School faculty said it's great for recess, but it will also help gym teachers teach curriculum.

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Summer Celebration Planned in Decatur

Updated: 08/08/2014 - In an effort to raise both awareness and money, the Decatur Nebraska's Volunteer Fire and Rescue squad is planning a “summer celebration” Friday night.

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Big Ten Dominates Top 10 "Party Schools" List

Updated: 08/07/2014 - The Big Ten Conference has placed four schools in a dubious top ten...for partying. According to the Princeton Review's 2015 "The Best 379 Colleges" list, the University of Iowa ranked number two among the country's top party schools.

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Unusual Car Theft Arrests

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Two people from Kansas booked yesterday morning after they were found in a tent in Louisville with a stolen car parked nearby.

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Construction Zone Crash Update

Posted: 08/07/2014 - Air bags deployed in both vehicles in a collision about 1pm Wednesday in the intersection of northbound Highway 75 and Bay Road in the construction zone.

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Quick Thinking Neighbors Help Police Catch A Burglary Suspect

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Marlin Stratton lived on 28th Street and Ida Street for 15 years. "Neighbors look out for neighbors in this neighborhood, so look out guys," said Stratton. So when he decided to move away and put the house on the market to sell, he didn't worry, knowing his neighbors would keep an eye on it.

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Man Saves Driver Suffering Cardiac Arrest, Gives CPR

Updated: 08/06/2014 - A heartland man told WOWT 6 News on Wednesday that he was in the right place at the right time, when he found a driver suffering cardiac arrest behind the wheel of a semi-truck. He stepped into help, and now the man is recovering.

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Mentors Make A Difference

Updated: 08/06/2014 - It's an opportunity for all of us to make a difference in our community by volunteering to be mentor to youth in our area.

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