More Headlines

Drug Dealer Convicted In Death

Posted: 06/30/2011 - A 25 year old Iowa man faces 20 years or more in federal prison because of a death due to a drug overdose.

Read More

Unique Lottery For Hunters

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Midnight on July 1 marks the end of the entry period for a unique lottery. The winner will receive a combination permit with a bag limit of one elk, one antelope, one deer and two turkeys.

Read More

Bellevue Asking for Sandbagging Volunteers

Posted: 06/30/2011 - The City of Bellevue is requesting volunteers to help fill sandbags which will be used to help protect some public works infrastructure, reinforce the levees and help keep water off of Highway 370 at Haworth Park

Read More

Pet Safety in the Heat

Updated: 06/30/2011 - The Nebraska Humane Society has fielded numerous calls of dogs being left in cars. They remind everyone not to leave animals in the car for any amount of time while the weather is this hot.

Read More

Family Emergency! Send Money Now.

Posted: 06/30/2011 - How far would you be willing to go to help a member of your family? What about a friend? An email making the rounds is testing you, but who's behind it?

Read More

Lead Poisoning Still High in Some States

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Federal health officials say the lead poisoning rate for U.S. adults has fallen by more than half in the last 15 years, but it remains unusually high in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Kansas.

Read More

4th Of July in Nebraska State Parks

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Visitors to seven state recreation areas will be allowed to touch off fireworks on Independence Day, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Read More

Man Cited After Falling Off Bicycle

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Fremont Police arrested a 21-year-old Schuyler man for disorderly conduct after receiving reports he was intoxicated and falling off his bicycle.

Read More

Witnesses Hold DUI Suspect For Police

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Two Fremont men were arrested on several charges following a Tuesday night crash. When officers arrived, witnesses were holding down the driver, 24-year-old Dennis Gantzert. Gantzert had tried to flee the scene and appeared intoxicated.

Read More

Mineral Rights Appeal

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Cass County will appeal mineral rights tax breaks.

Read More

Flood Situation Closes Social Security Office

Updated: 06/30/2011 - The Social Security office in Council Bluffs has closed due to potential flooding. The office is not in immediate danger of flooding. As a precaution, users of the office are being referred to the Omaha office which is located at 604 N. 109th Court.

Read More

Who Handles the Books, Husband or Wife?

Posted: 06/30/2011 - If something was to happen to the person who handles the monthly books and budgeting, the other half wouldn't be able to handle the chore.

Read More

Branstad Disaster Request

Updated: 06/30/2011 - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has asked U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for a disaster designation for six western Iowa counties hit by flooding along the Missouri River.

Read More

Cooling Stations Open

Updated: 06/30/2011 - The Salvation Army in Omaha is again opening cooling stations in the city as the heat index breaks triple digits.

Read More

Sarpy County Fireworks Sales Stay Steady

Updated: 06/29/2011 - Now that people can purchase fireworks in Douglas County many Sarpy County fireworks stands are still getting business. They say it's from loyal visitors who want to support a cause.

Read More

Fremont City Council Approves New Taxes

Posted: 06/29/2011 - The Fremont city council unanimously passed a 4 percent hotel and lodging occupancy tax, and gave 6-2 approval to a 4 percent telecommunications occupancy tax.

Read More

Breast Cancer Drug Rejected Again

Posted: 06/29/2011 - A panel of federal cancer experts says the best-selling cancer drug in the world should no longer be approved to treat breast cancer because it is ineffective and causes dangerous side effects.

Read More

Drawing New Residents To A Small Town

Updated: 06/29/2011 - Over a year ago, Louisville, Nebraska started offering a $4,000 economic development housing stimulus to those building a new house on an empty lot in town.

Read More

Idea: Cell Phone Tax Over Property Tax

Updated: 06/29/2011 - The North Platte City Council is debating whether to impose the city's communication tax on cell phones as a way to cut property taxes.

Read More

Man Rescued from Grain Bin

Posted: 06/29/2011 - A 47-year-old man was rescued in northwest Iowa after being stuck in corn up to his chest inside a grain bin.

Read More
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability