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Community To Vote On Sales Tax Boost

Posted: 04/26/2012 - Local option sales tax is on the May Primary Election ballot for Weeping Water voters. The Cassgram reports The City of Weeping Water explains the reasons for putting the issue before voters.

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Youth Fight Cancer

Posted: 04/26/2012 - American Cancer Society Omaha Youth Relay For Life. A Team Event to Fight Cancer to be held Friday. Its a full day.

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Update: Attempted Theft, Not Kidnapping As First Believed

Updated: 04/26/2012 - Lincoln police say the father of a 3-year-old and 8-month-old reported fighting off a man who, he thought, was trying to kidnap them. It turns out, the suspect is developmentally challenged.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Divided on Postal Debate

Posted: 04/26/2012 - Nebraska's U.S. senators ended up on opposite sides of overhaul legislation to allow the U.S. Postal Service to dodge bankruptcy and keep post offices open.

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Baby Giraffe Dies at Zoo

Posted: 04/25/2012 - Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium says one of the giraffes born at the zoo in March has died. The female giraffe, which never had a name because of an ongoing contest to name her, died despite round the clock care by zoo veterinarians.

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Nebraska Worker Electrocuted

Posted: 04/25/2012 - A 29-year-old man has died while working on a utility pole at a feedlot in northeast Nebraska. The Dixon County Sheriff's Office says Derrick Roth, of South Sioux City, was pronounced dead at Dixon County Feed Yard in Allen on Tuesday.

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Nebraska Colleges Raise Tuition

Updated: 04/25/2012 - Tuition is going up on for students at three Nebraska colleges this fall. The Nebraska State College Board of Trustees has approved a 3.5 percent increase for students at Chadron, Peru and Wayne State colleges.

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Bullying: What Parents Are Telling Their Children

Updated: 04/26/2012 - When it comes to bullying, parents play a critical role. What parents say or don't say to their children early - on often determines how they would handle a bully. Serese Cole sat down with some parents recently to talk about it and hear the advice they're giving their kids.

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Celebrates America Concert Announcement

Updated: 04/25/2012 - The headliner of this year’s Bank of the West Celebrates America was announced Wednesday. It’s a group that knows all about the power of love.

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Man Follows Distracted Woman and Then…

Posted: 04/25/2012 - A Lincoln man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he was seen following a woman down the sidewalk, holding a cell phone under her dress. Little did he realize that it was a plain clothes officer who was watching him.

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Police Find Woman Walking, Saturated in Blood

Posted: 04/25/2012 - A 23-year-old Lincoln man is under arrest for allegedly slashing his girlfriend of four years. Police say Kaw Say was at Thai Paw’s home to watch a movie when they began arguing.

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Another District Plans Artificial Turf

Posted: 04/25/2012 - Artificial turf plans for another school district. The surface for the football/soccer field and on a new baseball field is the goal of a fundraising drive now underway for the Plattsmouth High School facilities.

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Peeper Forces School Lockdown

Updated: 04/25/2012 - Police say they responded to a 911 call of a man taking "inappropriate" pictures of underage girls near Park Middle School.

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Alegent Health Acquires Creighton Medical Center

Posted: 04/24/2012 - Alegent Health is acquiring Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, a move that will make the not-for-profit healthcare provider a primary teaching site for the university's health science schools.

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Auto Expert Peter Fink on Midday

Posted: 04/24/2012 - Someone’s son accidentally put E-85 fuel into a 2011 SUV which can only take E-10 fuel. What can you do? That was among the many questions posed to Peter Fink from Certified Transmission on the Channel 6 News at Midday Tuesday.

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Speed Limit Drop On Expressway

Updated: 04/24/2012 - Drivers on a busy Omaha highway are seeing a reduced speed limit on the west edge of the city.

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Boy Doused In Gasoline & Set On Fire

Updated: 04/24/2012 - A teenager in northwestern Missouri is accused of pouring gasoline on a 10-year-old boy and setting the child on fire.

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