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Update: I-29 WILL NOT Close for Flood Project

Updated: 07/12/2011 - Despite an earlier news release, the Iowa Department of Transportation says the southbound lanes near Blencoe, Iowa will not close Wednesday. However, there will be lane restrictions as crews begin the process of raising the lanes about a foot.

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Crouch Returns to Football

Updated: 07/12/2011 - The last time Eric Crouch played football in Omaha, he was quarterback for Millard North High School. He will be returning to the field this fall as an Omaha Nighthawk.

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If Size Matters...

Posted: 07/12/2011 - It doesn't matter if he wears a size 14 shoe or if his glove size is XXL. A group of Korean researchers say the size of a man's hands or feet have no bearing on penis size. They have a different formula that they claim is more reliable.

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One Police Dog, Two Crimes

Updated: 07/12/2011 - The Lincoln police canine “Jake” earned more than an extra treat Tuesday morning. He helped crack two crimes within minutes.

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Woman Complains Of Lack Of Love Song, Is Hit

Posted: 07/12/2011 - When a Pennsylvania woman complained that her songwriter boyfriend had never written a song about her, he choked her and hit her in the face.

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Facebook and Time Warner Fight Bullies

Posted: 07/12/2011 - Facebook and Time Warner are ganging up on bullies to address a problem that torments millions of children and young adults.

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Wastewater Spill

Updated: 07/12/2011 - A break in a wastewater main has sent untreated sewage spilling into West Lake Okoboji.

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Child Falls From Car

Updated: 07/12/2011 - A Nebraska woman has been arrested for child abuse after a 3-year-old boy fell from her car in Hastings.

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Open Doors For Donations

Updated: 07/11/2011 - Hot weather and summer flooding, ways you can help the homeless. All for just a few dollars.

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Neighbors Want More Work On Vacant House

Updated: 07/11/2011 - Homeowners in a midtown neighborhood are concerned about how a foreclosed home is affecting their property values. The loan company maintaining the property has already paid for clean-up but will respond to neighborhood complaints and do more.

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Civil Rights Leader Dies at 83

Updated: 07/11/2011 - Dr. Everett Reynolds, the former president of the NAACP in Omaha has died after a battle with cancer. He stepped down from the position in 2004 after ten years. On July 3 of this year, Dr. Reynolds celebrated 61 years in the ministry.

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Some City Services Put On Hold Due To Flooding

Posted: 07/11/2011 - For seven weeks, it's been "all hands on deck" for city workers here in Omaha. With preventative flooding measures a top priority, something had to give in terms of city services. But people are more than willing to wait and even pitch in to help.

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State Games Begin This Weekend

Updated: 07/11/2011 - The sight of 93 flags representing all Nebraska counties circling the stadium and waving in the breeze makes it hard to contain the excitement for the start of the 2011 Cornhusker State Games.

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Army Limits Addictive Meds

Posted: 07/11/2011 - The Army is restricting how many prescription painkillers soldiers can buy at one time as it responds to rising abuse of potentially addictive drugs.

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More Revenue Than Expected in June

Updated: 07/11/2011 - Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman is among those pleased after reading a report that indicated the state took in more revenue in June than expected. Overall June receipts amounted to $398 million. The forecast was for $391 million.

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CB Sand Bagging Update

Updated: 07/11/2011 - The city of Council Bluffs reports that 211 volunteers and city staff members filled 21,600 sandbags Saturday at the Mid America Center. Among the volunteers were 30 Marine Corps recruits. So far, the city has built an inventory of 128,880 sandbags. The goal is to produce 20,000 a week.

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Cities Need To Be Age-Friendly

Posted: 07/11/2011 - Cities across America are starting to come to grips with the aging of their residents in areas that weren't really designed to accommodate older people.

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Overnight Storms Pound Northern Neighborhoods

Updated: 07/11/2011 - At 10 a.m. Monday morning the Omaha Public Power District website was still showing a number of customers without power in parts of Omaha and Douglas county.

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Homeless Man Charged With Attempted Robbery of "Lemon Water"

Posted: 07/11/2011 - A 32-year-old homeless man is facing charges in an attempted robbery of another homeless person. Anthony Longsoldier is also facing felony weapons charges for putting a knife to the neck of a 57-year-old woman and demanding her bottle of "lemon water."

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Bow & Arrow Threat Arrest

Updated: 07/11/2011 - A 31-year old Lincoln man was jailed Sunday morning after threatening four young adults with a bow & arrow. Police booked Steven Copple for terroristic threats.

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Serious Crash Sunday

Posted: 07/11/2011 - Two people injured in one-vehicle accident early Sunday afternoon.

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