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EPA Awards City Of Omaha Money

Updated: 12/22/2011 - EPA has awarded $1,116,000 to Omaha, Neb., for sewer improvements. The project is expected to be completed by the spring of 2013.

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Unexpected Christmas Gift

Updated: 12/21/2011 - Just days before Christmas, a 10-year-old girl in College Springs, Iowa got a gift she had been asking for the last 6 months.

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Fire in Benson Garden Home

Posted: 12/20/2011 - A small fire, possibly sparked by wiring in the attic has forced one Heartland family to accept the help of the Red Cross.

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Nebraska & Iowa Unemployment Rates Fall

Updated: 12/20/2011 - Nebraska and Iowa followed the national trend in November and saw unemployment rates fall. In Nebraska, the jobless rate fell from 4.2% to 4.1%. In Iowa, it fell from 6% to 5.7%

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Shots Seemingly Came From Nowhere

Updated: 12/20/2011 - Omaha police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of 57th and Larimore about 11:30 Monday night. Officers were unable to find any victim or possible suspect. About 45 minutes later, they were called again.

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Convicted Rapist's Commutation Request Denied

Posted: 12/19/2011 - The Nebraska Board of Pardons has declined to commute the sentence of a convicted rapist who has tried to get DNA testing in hopes of proving his innocence.

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New Advice For Businesses That Open Scam E-Mail

Posted: 12/19/2011 - The phishing email scam using the BBB's name continues to be a problem across the country.Its a scam first exposed by Channel Six News Fact Finders. Now the BBB has updated its advice for those who receive the email.

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Free Property Offer

Updated: 12/19/2011 - The Village of Union is making the offer to someone who sees opportunity in a 72’ by 135’ parcel on the south side of its Main Street, which is also on Highway 34 about a mile west of Highway 75.

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Man Arrested with Hidden Explosive

Updated: 12/19/2011 - Shelby County deputies were in for a surprise when they arrested 42-year-old Alan Heath Sunday night. When he was booked for misdemeanor theft, deputies discovered an incendiary device on him. The device was removed and placed on the driveway outside the jail.

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Woman Dies in Custody

Updated: 12/19/2011 - A 27-year-old woman has died while in custody of the Douglas County Corrections Department. Michelle Leuze was taken to a hospital Monday morning and was pronounced dead at 3:35am.

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Two Rescued Out of Lake McConaughy

Posted: 12/19/2011 - Two hunters were rescued out of the nearly freezing waters of Lake McConaughy this weekend. Their boat capsized on the south shore of the lake.

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Pardons Pleas

Updated: 12/19/2011 - The Nebraska Board of Pardons is getting ready to hear requests for reduced punishments from roughly four dozen people, including a man who has tried to prove his innocence through DNA testing.

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