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Campaign for Smoke Free Apartments

Posted: 12/05/2011 - A spat of apartment fires in the metro has triggered a new marketing campaign to encourage more smoke free apartments. The Omaha and Ralston Fire Departments are supporting the Metro Omaha Tobacco Action Coalition initiative.

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Outdoor Recreation Leader Stepping Down

Posted: 12/05/2011 - Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Director Rex Amack today announced his intent to retire in April 2012, at the end of his current term.

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So, A Man Walks Into A Store…

Updated: 12/05/2011 - Since there are always two sides to every story, Lincoln police want to talk to the man who allegedly demanded money from a store clerk.

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Two Cars & Semi Collide

Updated: 12/05/2011 - Two cars and a semi became tangled up on Interstate 80 just after the morning rush wrapped up Monday morning. The crash was reported about 9am in the eastbound lanes near 84th Street, leaving the three vehicles scattered about.

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Two-Vehicle Crash In Rural Area

Updated: 12/05/2011 - A two-vehicle crash late Sunday afternoon brought Cass County sheriff’s deputies and Weeping Water and Avoca fire and rescue volunteers to the intersection of Highway 34 and 132nd Street near Avoca.

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Gingrich New Leader in Iowa

Posted: 12/05/2011 - New NBC/Marist Poll numbers show Newt Gingrich is now the clear leader in Iowa with four weeks remaining before the caucuses. Today he'll take his turn meeting with Donald Trump.

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"I Hate Being Nice!"

Posted: 12/04/2011 - A new poll takes a look at what people dislike the most about the holiday season.

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Speeding Leads To Drug Bust

Posted: 12/02/2011 - State Patrol drug stop in Cass County. A Nebraska State Patrol trooper stopped a westbound SUV for speeding near the Greenwood interchange on I-80.

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Trial Over For In Domestic Abuse Case

Posted: 12/02/2011 - A bench trial results in two misdemeanor convictions and a not guilty verdict on the single felony charge. It comes from a domestic violence case.

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Update: Bluffs Police Chase Down Suspects

Updated: 12/02/2011 - Several law enforcement agencies were involved in the capture of two people in Council Bluffs Friday afternoon. Officers thought the man behind the wheel of a pickup was a wanted fugitive.

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Omaha UPS Driver Crashes

Posted: 12/02/2011 - A UPS semi trailer truck carrying packages crashed into a ditch in Iowa City Thursday, spilling oil, but company officials say the status of the packages wasn't immediately known.

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Security Not So Sweet at Shareholder Meeting

Updated: 12/02/2011 - Locked-out workers for American Crystal Sugar Company say they were surprised by the amount of security at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Fargo, North Dakota. Crystal’s management downplayed it.

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Arson & Trespassing Suspects Arrested

Updated: 12/02/2011 - While Omaha firefighters were quickly putting out a fire at a vacant house, Omaha police were quickly apprehending three suspects. Investigators give credit to witnesses who described the people they saw leaving the house after the fire started.

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Iowa Worker Retirement Fund Faces $5.7B Shortfall

Posted: 12/02/2011 - Iowa's pension fund for retired public employees is facing a long-term shortfall of nearly $5.7 billion and some officials say they are worried about the sustainability of the fund.

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Nebraska High Court Upholds Killer's Conviction

Posted: 12/02/2011 - The Nebraska Supreme Court has again upheld the conviction and sentence of a man serving 45 years-to-life for murdering his girlfriend in their Overton home in 2000.

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Remembering Kylie

Updated: 12/02/2011 - Sixteen-year-old Kylie Remmereid passed away after a horrible crash last week. Her father Todd is speaking out for the first time since losing his oldest daughter.

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Project Santa Helps Kids Have A Good Christmas

Updated: 12/01/2011 - Christmas is a little tougher for many this year. The Open Door Mission is there to help needy families sign up for Project Santa. The two day operation started this morning and a lot of people were there very early. The line started assembling well before dawn.

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