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Farm Implement Dealership Fire

Posted: 07/22/2014 - Firefighters from several departments were called in to battle a blaze at a farm implement dealership Tuesday in the south-central Nebraska town of Fairfield.

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Money To Improve Water

Posted: 07/22/2014 - NRD budget includes plans to continue to help the communities reduce elevated nitrate levels in ground water.

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Participant in RAGBRAI Dies

Updated: 07/22/2014 - A 63-year-old man has died apparently from a medical condition while participating in this year’s RAGBRAI bicycle ride across Iowa.

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Jogger Attacked

Posted: 07/21/2014 - When the weather is nice, many people like to enjoy the outdoors. But Friday on Lincoln's Murdock Trail, a jogger had a close call. Lincoln police said a man came up and grabbed her. Then they said he tried to pull her into the bushes. Anne Ringlein was riding her bike down the trail moments after it happened.

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Paws To Angels

Updated: 07/21/2014 - For many families across the metro, animals have become more than pets, they're family. When one dies, it's becomes a loss very hard to bear. And when it happens, many families search to find death care services that go beyond the vet's office. Annette Bigley lost her schnauzer Molly in July 2013.

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Small Town Renters Want Inspectors

Updated: 07/21/2014 - If renters have complaints about living conditions, who are they going to call? In Omaha, a city inspector will investigate and, if needed, order repairs. That's not always the case for tenants in smaller towns.

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The Heat Wave Rages On

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Another very warm and sticky evening will be in the cards across the Heartland.

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Iowa Republicans Hire New Communications Team

Posted: 07/21/2014 - The Republican Party of Iowa has hired a new team of communications staffers to get out the word on GOP candidates for the November election and promote the party.

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It Wasn’t His Finest Night

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Police say a man named Finest did not live up to his name Saturday night. Finest Pettis has turned himself in to face numerous charges.

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UPDATE: Warrant Issued in Shooting Investigation

Updated: 07/21/2014 - Details are under wraps but the Douglas County Attorney’s office tells WOWT 6 News that an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with the Sunday shooting that took the life of Frank J. Sanders.

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Phony Landlord Scams Deposit Money From Two Victims

Posted: 07/20/2014 - The excitement of finding a new place to live turns to anger and tears for three renters. A craiglist ad brought a couple to a rental house in Council Bluffs where a man claiming to be the landlord showed them around. "He said he owned this house," said Julia Blanchard, victim. "It was haunted and built back in 1972. And he grew up in it." After leaving with their $900 deposit, the women realized his two receipts had different last names

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Offutt Air Show Comes To An End

Updated: 07/20/2014 - Sunday brought to a close the 2014 Offutt Air Force Air Show. As the Blue Angels did their final sweep over the crowd, thousands poured out of the gates heading home. Many telling WOWT 6 News that they are glad to have the unforgettable show back.

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Birthday Party Shooting Victim Speaks Out

Updated: 07/21/2014 - As a seven year-old celebrated her birthday on July 13th, the unexpected happened. Just after 2:00 p.m. shots rang out peppering the little girl's home. One bullet striking her godmother. Iris Jackson, 28, said she walked over to the screen door because she thought she heard fireworks. "A bullet came through the screen door and got me in my legs," describes Jackson. She said it was the scariest moment of her life.

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Minor Earthquakes In Kansas

Updated: 07/20/2014 - The U.S. Geological Survey says two minor earthquakes were recorded within hours of each other in Harper County in southern Kansas.

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Fundraiser for Louise Sollowin

Updated: 07/20/2014 - A heartland woman's death is sparking debate about illegal immigration. A year ago, Louise Sollowin, died after a man assaulted and beat her. Now her family is using the horrific experience to explain why they are against illegal immigration.

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