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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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Coyote Spotted In Central Iowa

Updated: 07/19/2014 - Some in the central Iowa city of Ames say coyote sightings in a residential neighborhood have them worried about the safety of their children and pets.

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Deer Hunters Urged To Help The Hungry

Updated: 07/19/2014 - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is asking hunters buying their deer permits to consider also making a tax-deductible donation to Hunters Helping the Hungry.

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Bret Michaels To Hold Benefit Concert For Pilger

Posted: 07/19/2014 - Rocker Bret Michaels is, once again, pitching in to help those devastated by the tornadoes in Pilger. He's announced plans for a Rock N Relief Concert on Sunday, August 24.

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Latinos Fight Back In Immigration Debate

Updated: 07/19/2014 - It's a hot issue in this country with no easy answers: the flood of Central American children sweeping across our southern border.

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Sentence for Raping Child & Making Video

Updated: 07/19/2014 - A York, Nebraska man was sentenced in federal court Friday to serve 23 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old child and making a video of it.

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Algae Warning Issued For Another Nebraska Lake

Updated: 07/18/2014 - State health and environment officials have issued a health alert for toxic blue-green algae at Willow Creek Reservoir in Pierce County. An alert is continuing for Rockford Lake near Beatrice in southeastern Nebraska.

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Flasher At Hole 7

Posted: 07/18/2014 - An employee of Eagle Run Golf Course reported seeing a little more than what's appropriate from one golfer at hole #7 Sunday.

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