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Caring For Our Earth

Posted: 04/16/2012 - "Earth Week" celebrations are underway at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with what will become a colorful reminder to us of the importance of caring for "Mother Earth."

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Lincoln Man Gets Prison For Thefts, Drug Sales

Posted: 04/16/2012 - A 33-year-old Lincoln man is going to prison for using stolen debit and credit cards while being investigated for selling methamphetamine to an undercover police officer.

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Man Charged With Indecent Exposure

Posted: 04/16/2012 - An off-duty corrections officer held down a suspect who allegedly exposed himself to at least two women on the Keystone trail.

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Man Arrested In Homicide Case

Posted: 04/16/2012 - A 24-year-old Omaha man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the shooting death of another Omaha man on April 1.

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UPDATE: Shooting Victims Identified

Posted: 04/16/2012 - Police have identified the two young people who were shot Sunday afternoon. Officers have been unable to identify any suspects.

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UPDATE: Man Shot by Unknown Gunman

Posted: 04/16/2012 - Omaha police appear to have little to go on as they investigate a shooting Sunday night. The victim, 23-year-old Charles Terry, says he was shot while in the parking lot of a restaurant at 16th & Victor just before 10 pm.

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Girlfriend Uses Grill Fork in Stabbing

Posted: 04/16/2012 - An Omaha woman allegedly used a grill fork to settle an argument with her boyfriend early Monday morning. Police were called to 3024 Pinkney Street at 12:15 am to investigate a cutting. When they arrived, they found the victim had not been cut but stabbed with the fork.

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Audit Notes Big Salary Increases At Iowa Lottery

Posted: 04/16/2012 - A new audit says pay has increased dramatically for top officials at the Iowa Lottery since the state changed the agency's status in 2005 so it operates more like a business.

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Identity Theft Prevention

Posted: 04/16/2012 - The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging people to participate in its Secure Your ID Event in Omaha on Saturday, April 21st from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.

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It’s Assault for Shooting Man Who Was Going to Die

Posted: 04/13/2012 - An 18-year-old Lincoln man has pleaded guilty to assault for shooting a man who had already been mortally wounded. Investigators say Deanthony Love fired a non-fatal shot into the victim’s hip last July 31.

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Nebraska Man Charged With Child Sexual Assault

Posted: 04/13/2012 - A 26-year-old Nebraska man is facing two counts of sexually assaulting a child in 2010. Court records indicate that Derrick Orvis of Lexington is believed to have sexually assaulted a child twice during the summer of 2010. The child was between the ages of 12 and 16.

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Corps: More Flood Storage Offers Limited Benefit

Updated: 04/13/2012 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says having more space free in the Missouri River's reservoirs would have reduced but not eliminated last year's flooding.

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Omaha’s New Dog Ordinance Enforcement

Updated: 04/12/2012 - The Nebraska Humane Society is reporting the number of citations that have been issued this year under Omaha’s new dog ordinance. Among the figures released, ten citations have been issued to pit bull owners for not being able to provide proof of insurance for their pet.

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Free Admission Costs Many Parents

Updated: 04/12/2012 - Many young baseball fans got too much of a good thing at the Omaha Storm Chasers game Wednesday night.

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Fremont Hospital Accepts Unused Medicines

Posted: 04/12/2012 - Got some old medicines in the back of your cupboard? Then consider dropping them off at Fremont Area Medical Center. On April 28, the hospital, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, is accepting any unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal — at no cost with no questions asked.

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Wahoo Senior Vies For Big Scholarship Money

Posted: 04/12/2012 - Patrick Colgan has a chance to rack up some serious frequent flyer miles in the next few months. The Fremont teenager, who is a senior at Wahoo High School, will head to Atlanta for a four-day scholars event.

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Man Held For Shooting Patrol Car

Posted: 04/12/2012 - A 35-year-old man has surrendered to authorities to face charges that he shot at an unoccupied Custer County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle last month.

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