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One More Day of Intense Heat

Updated: 07/06/2012 - Heading into the fourth straight day of heat indexes in the 100's, people across the Omaha metro will have to cope the best they can Friday.

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4th Of July Wrap-Up, Lanterns And Fire Calls

Updated: 07/05/2012 - The 4th of July is over and as of 12:01 Thursday morning, lighting off fireworks are illegal. But one metro family found something in their backyard on the 4th of July that they say could have ended in a fire.

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Drought Across the Country

Updated: 07/05/2012 - Last year at this time, areas around Omaha were experiencing record flooding. Now, 56 percent of the country is seeing some kind of drought conditions. Fortunately for this area, it’s still in the lowest stage.

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Cruiser and Car Crash

Updated: 07/05/2012 - Police are investigating the crash of a police cruiser overnight but neighbors tell Channel Six the officer was not at fault. Those neighbors say the lights and sirens were on. Six people went to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Fooled By Prescription Offer

Updated: 07/05/2012 - An 84 year old Omaha woman doesn’t remember giving out her bank information to a caller promising cheaper prescriptions. But a $447 withdrawal from her checking account caused a financial headache.

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Iowa Man Dies In House Fire

Posted: 07/05/2012 - Authorities say a man has died after being pulled from a burning house in Sioux City.

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House Unveils 5-Year Farm And Food Bill

Updated: 07/05/2012 - House Agriculture Committee is unveiling its approach to a long-term farm and food bill that would reduce spending by some $3.5 billion a year, almost half of that coming from cuts in the federal food stamp program.

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Surviving The Heat

Updated: 07/05/2012 - It may not be a tropical heat wave but the furnace is definitely on high across the country. It's causing a lot of people to alter their schedules to avoid being over come by the extreme heat.

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Lawn & Garden Expert Answers Questions

Updated: 07/05/2012 - Lawn & Garden Expert John Fech joined us on the Channel 6 News Live at Midday Thursday to answer some viewer questions. He also ate something that grows in many yards (after explaining why some people do that).

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Iowa Official Refunds Brother's Wages

Posted: 07/05/2012 - Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz says he inadvertently violated the state's nepotism law when he gave a temporary job to his college-aged brother, and has paid back all the wages he received.

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Click It Or Ticket Enforcement

Updated: 07/05/2012 - CLICK IT OR TICKET enforcement results of the Plattsmouth Police Department mobilization

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Injury During Holiday Celebration

Updated: 07/05/2012 - Rescue squad call on the 4th of July was a Louisville Rescue call about 4:15pm for a teenage male in a lake at Cedar Creek who was unresponsive but breathing.

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Iowa Tax Collections Grew Faster Than Predicted

Updated: 07/05/2012 - Preliminary estimates show that tax collections in Iowa grew by 5 percent in the budget year that ended last week, a much larger increase than originally projected.

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Lincoln, County To Use Internet-Based Phone System

Updated: 07/05/2012 - The Lancaster County Board and the city of Lincoln are ditching their traditional phone service in favor of an Internet-based system that will collectively save them more than $600,000 per year.

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Metro Firework Displays Take Hours To Set Up

Updated: 07/05/2012 - Holiday fireworks took to the air across the metro on the 4th of July. But the preparation and set-up for most of them took hours of work, work that began in January.

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Proud Dad Told To Take Down Big Sign

Updated: 07/05/2012 - A proud Iowa father who placed a huge sign on his property to congratulate his seven children for graduating from high school has been ordered to take it down.

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Law Enforcement Impostor

Posted: 07/04/2012 - A young woman says she was sexually assaulted along an eastern Kansas highway by a man claiming to be a law enforcement officer.

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Nebraska Boy Killed in Kansas

Updated: 07/04/2012 - A 10-year old Lexington, Nebraska boy was killed in a crash in southwest Kansas Tuesday. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a car, driven by 22-year-old Danica Ward of Laramie, Wyoming ran off the right side of a highway.

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Fireworks Explosion Burns Two Men

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Two people are rushed to the hospital with major burn injuries after a fireworks explosion near 58th and Stockwell streets at about 10:30 Tuesday night.

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