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Family of Demariont'e Brown-Elliott Seek Answers

Updated: 11/18/2014 - The family of Demariont'e Brown-Elliott has not heard from OPS since an accident at Nathan Hale Middle school's pool led to his death, according to the family's attorney.

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Teen Dies of Possible Cold Exposure

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Fremont Police say a 16-year-old boy has died after being hospitalized for possible exposure Sunday morning. The low that morning was 6 degrees, with wind chills as low as -7.

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Helmet Ratings: Impact on Concussions?

Updated: 11/17/2014 - Possible brain damage from concussions is taking center stage at all levels of football. Researchers are taking a second look at the helmet's role in injuries.

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La Vista Police Join In Click It or Ticket Operation

Updated: 11/17/2014 - The La Vista Police Department, in conjunction with the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, will be participating November 24–30 in the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” campaign.

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Beware Of Secret Shopper Offer

Updated: 11/17/2014 - It’s the time of year when many people look for extra income to pay for Christmas presents. Scam artists know that and are making job offers that might wrap up your bank account.

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Downtown Lane Restriction Begins Tuesday

Updated: 11/17/2014 - The City of Omaha Public Works Department will close a portion of 16th street on Tuesday November 18, 2014 for construction work.

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CHI Health Sends Proposal To BCBS

Updated: 11/17/2014 - CHI Health systems has made an offer to Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) that could end the impasse between the two groups.

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Ricketts Inauguration Announced

Updated: 11/17/2014 - Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts has announced events surrounding his inauguration. He will be sworn into office at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 8 at the Capitol. A reception will follow.

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Corrections Audit Finds Data Tracking Issues

Updated: 11/17/2014 - A legislative panel says Nebraska needs to do a better job tracking mental health data for inmates and the amounts of time that inmates spend in segregation.

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Man Who Killed Father Gets Life in Prison

Updated: 11/17/2014 - A Gretna man who killed his father in July 2013 was sentenced Monday to life in prison plus 11 years. The now 42-year-old Steven Braesch killed his father, Bill Braesch, after he was told to move out of the family home.

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Car Theft Suspect Assaults Fellow Prisoner

Updated: 11/17/2014 - One of two men sentenced to prison time recently for car thefts in Cass County is back in the Cass County court system in an active case.

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Sweet! Omaha to Host NCAA Sweet 16 & Elite 8

Updated: 11/17/2014 - The NCAA announced Monday that Omaha will host the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 games for the Division 1 Men’s basketball tournament in 2018. Creighton University will play host.

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Small Changes Adds Up To Big Results In Nebraska For Cancer Research

Posted: 11/17/2014 - More than 27,742 students throughout Nebraska pooled together their pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters to raise more than $64,387 through Pasta for Pennies, presented by Olive Garden and benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

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Package Delivery Now 7 Days a Week for the Holidays

Updated: 11/17/2014 - The U.S. Post Office is now delivering packages seven days a week through Christmas Day in major cities, including Omaha. In recent years, mail carriers delivered parcel packages on Sundays but only in the few weeks leading up to Christmas. This year’s 7-day service is beginning earlier.

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BBB Alert - Fraud Awareness Week

Updated: 11/17/2014 - BBB is partnering with Heartland Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and Omaha Police to raise awareness of fraud targeting consumers and businesses in the area. The effort is part of International Fraud Awareness Week which continues all this week.

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"Touchdowns for Lydia House" Donations Surpass $5,000

Updated: 11/17/2014 - At least one good thing came from the Nebraska vs. Wisconsin game on Saturday, DJ’s Dugout’s “Touchdowns for Lydia House” donation has grown to $5,100. “Touchdown’s for Lydia House” is a season long fundraiser that supports The Lydia House, a local crisis center for women & children fleeing domestic abuse and violence. For every touchdown that Nebraska scores, DJ’s Dugout will donate $100 to the Lydia House.

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Man Stabbed, Other Man Arrested

Updated: 11/17/2014 - Omaha police rushed to the area of 43rd & Ohio Street Sunday night to investigate a stabbing. The police helicopter tweeted a picture from the air of the man showing officers his stab wound.

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