How would you rate the performance of the Omaha Police Department? Are the officers competent, do they bring a good attitude to the job and do you feel safe? Those questions form the basis of a new survey being distributed as part of the department's accreditation process.
An Iowa congressman says a gunman entered his home Saturday night and attacked his daughter. Leonard Boswell says he tried to fight the man off and, as they scuffled, his 22-year old grandson got a shotgun. His grandson pointed the gun at the intruder who then ran.
The public is invited to celebrate the 80th anniversary of two Omaha gems. It was 1931 when Union Station and Joslyn Art Museum first arrived. Union Station is now home to The Durham Museum. On Sunday August 21, both will host a Family Birthday Celebration.
Wildlife officials are trying to capture and clean almost 20 animals, including a bald eagle, that might have been harmed by a broken Exxon Mobil pipeline that spilled an estimated 1,000 barrels of oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana
So far so good in the city's battle against a flooding Missouri River. But it's not by chance that the city has remained relatively high and dry. A coalition of members from the private and public sector have daily plotted out the city's progress and needs.
The Milton R. Abrahams Branch of the Omaha Public Library, south of 90th and Fort Street, will be closed for renovations August 1. The $1.2 million project is funded by the city’s capital improvement program.
One of Casey Anthony's lawyers said elaborate plans had to be made to keep the woman safe after her release from jail. Attorney Cheney Mason said the 25-year-old woman freed over the weekend will have a difficult life for a long time, partly because so many people have a "lynch mob mentality."
Rapper and actor Ja Rule faces sentencing in federal court in for failing to file income tax returns. The platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, faces up to three years in prison at his sentencing in New Jersey.