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Toddler Found Outside Iowa Home

Updated: 09/06/2011 - A mother and grandmother face charges after a toddler was found in a nightgown outside a Cedar Rapids home. The girl was found late Saturday night. She led police to the home she'd left.

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Flood Victims Get Help

Updated: 09/06/2011 - The American Red Cross will distribute flood cleanup kits and other supplies for Cass and Sarpy County residents on Wednesday (9/7) from 8am to 3pm at the Bellevue Fire Department training site, 3100 Cornhusker Road.

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Fines Now Backing Up Iowa Rules on Lead Paint

Posted: 09/06/2011 - Contractors, painters and landlords now face state fines if they don't take certification training and take proper precautions before working on walls, windows or doors that are covered with lead paint.

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UPDATE: Plane Crash Victims Identified

Updated: 09/05/2011 - Two men were aboard a small plane that crashed near the Seward, Nebraska airport Sunday morning. Neither man survived. On Monday, Seward County Sheriff Joe Yocum released the identities of the victims as 58-year old Jeff Clausen of Lincoln and 56-year old Mark Pearson of Plymouth, Nebraska.

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Police: Friend Stabs Friend

Updated: 09/05/2011 - A 27-year old Omaha man suffered a serious stab wound Sunday night. He tells police his friend did it.

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Iowa DOT Activity on Flooded Interstates

Updated: 09/02/2011 - The Iowa Department of Transportation reports it is working to get traffic moving against in western Iowa as quickly as possible. However, don’t expect a miracle. IDOT reports that many activities have been underway – some are behind the scenes, others are already visible.

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For Fort Calhoun, It’s One Step Forward

Updated: 09/02/2011 - OPPD received a Confirmatory Action Letter from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Friday. This means OPPD will begin acting on its recovery plan that will eventually lead to restarting the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant.

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Mall Plans 9/11 Commemoration

Updated: 09/02/2011 - Westroads Mall has announced plans to join the rest of the country commemorating the tenth anniversary of 9/11. The mall will host a thank you service for all first responder, fire, police and military personnel who provide proof of identification.

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Flood Threat Reduced

Updated: 09/02/2011 - Releases from upstream dams on the Missouri River continue to be reduced.

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Take Your Best Shot

Updated: 09/02/2011 - The outdoor shooting range at Platte River State Park near Louisville has extended hours for Labor Day weekend, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

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Teen Dies From Crash Injuries

Accident Investigation

Updated: 09/02/2011 - A 19-year-old Omaha woman has died of injuries she received in a two vehicle crash Thursday morning. Tracreecia Brown was a passenger in a Chevy Suburban that rolled down an embankment at 30th & Erskine.

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HUD: Iowa Landlord Wouldn't Accommodate Sick Child

Posted: 09/02/2011 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing the owners of an Iowa apartment building of discrimination for refusing to allow a sick child to live with a medically-prescribed emotional support animal.

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Man Caught with 17 Pounds of Meth

Posted: 09/02/2011 - A man caught with 17 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop in Omaha has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.

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Collapsing Sewer Lines

Updated: 09/01/2011 - People who live on Council Bluff's west end are getting used to the view of sewer pipes and big holes. Crews have been out fixing collapsed lines all over the area. Twice within a block of Pat Lindhorst's home.

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Police: 9-Year-Old Happy Again

Updated: 09/08/2011 - Police say on August 25th, two men pushed a 9-year-old off his bike and took off with it. The boy suffered a scrape on his knee during the incident at Minnie Lusa Boulevard and Mary Street. His week of anguish ended Wednesday night when police recovered his bike and made an arrest.

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