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It’s Prison for Having Grenade

Posted: 09/28/2012 - A western Iowa man is headed to federal prison for possession of a homemade hand grenade. Federal prosecutors in Iowa say 38-year-old Alan Lee Heath of Harlan was sentenced Friday to 30 months in prison for possessing a destructive device.

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Drug Mule Goes To Prison

Posted: 09/28/2012 - Aldo Parra, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment for conspiracy to distribute marijuana.

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Suspect Identified In Elkhorn Burglaries

Updated: 09/28/2012 - Working from security footage and still images taken hours after a burglary, Omaha Police say Matthew Berney is the man they're after.

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Four Former US Agriculture Secretaries At UNL Event

Posted: 09/28/2012 - Four former U.S. secretaries of agriculture will be at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Friday to discuss the role land-grant universities play in transforming agriculture.

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Man Tries To Break Into Apartment Through Sliding Glass Door

Updated: 09/27/2012 - It was a rude awakening. Someone was trying to break into a woman's first-floor apartment. Thankfully the bad guy didn't get away with anything. But the woman who lived there says the whole incident is a reminder for all of us.

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Driver Avoids Head-On Crash And Crashes

Updated: 09/27/2012 - A 20-year-old woman tells crash investigators that another vehicle was straddling the center line and was coming her way. She successfully avoided a head-on crash, but ended up rolling her vehicle instead.

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Unemployment Report For Communities Near Omaha

Posted: 09/27/2012 - Unemployment rate drops slightly south of the metro. According to the Nebraska Workforce Development-Department of Labor report, the August (preliminary) unemployment rate in Cass County was 4.4%.

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Phony Rescue Calls Cost Real Dollars

Updated: 09/27/2012 - It happened again. Someone reports an emergency and first responders spring into action, only to discover it was all a hoax. This latest incident sent would-be rescuers to both sides of the Missouri River on Thursday.

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IKEA Store Coming To Kansas City Area

Updated: 09/27/2012 - Economic expansion plans announced in the Kansas City area are likely to create a ripple effect felt all the way to Omaha and beyond. The popular and successful Swedish furniture maker, IKEA, will open a store at Interstate 35 and Johnson Dr. in Merriam, Kansas. The site is about 8 miles northwest of Overland Park.

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Firefighters Rescue Cats From Fire

Updated: 09/27/2012 - Firefighters rescued two cats from a mobile home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa after a resident had to flee the heavy smoke.

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A Fear Of Police Drones

Updated: 09/27/2012 - A national poll shows a third of Americans worry their privacy will suffer if drones like those used to track U.S. enemies overseas become the latest police tool for tracking suspected criminals at home.

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I-80 Bridge Named To Honor Trooper

Posted: 09/27/2012 - Iowa officers, legislators and others will honor an Iowa State Patrol trooper killed 47 years ago by naming a bridge after him.

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Particular Thief Caught On Tape

Posted: 09/27/2012 - The owner of an Omaha Tobacco Outlet store believes the suspect who broke into his store had been in there before. The video appears to verify those suspicions.

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Man Stabbed, Woman Arrested

Posted: 09/26/2012 - Omaha police are investigating an apparent case of domestic violence. They were called to a home at 65th & Boyd about 8pm Wednesday. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from knife wounds in his apartment.

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