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Aquarium Returning to the Nebraska State Fair

Posted: 07/26/2014 - For the first time in four years, a brand new, 5,900 gallon aquarium will contain a variety of common Nebraska fish species at the Nebraska State Fair.

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Immigration Detentions

Posted: 07/26/2014 - Hall County's jail is the first law enforcement agency in Nebraska to stop honoring federal "immigration detentions", making the move in fear of being sued.

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Future Financial Planners

Posted: 07/26/2014 - TD Ameritrade plans to invest $1.25 million over the next decade in helping students prepare for careers as financial planners.

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Federal Funds Fuel Compliance Checks

Updated: 07/25/2014 - Federal money is flowing to the metro as a deterrent to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors. Teams with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the Nebraska State Patrol and the Omaha Police Department were out Friday night putting that money in motion.

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Solar Car Race Rolls Through the Metro

Updated: 07/26/2014 - While most of us were trying to ward off a hit from the sun on Friday, one downtown crowd was soaking it up like a science.

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Temporary Marker Policy Questioned

Updated: 07/25/2014 - A cemetery policy has angered a Bellevue couple trying to heal from a loss. The dispute involves a deadline on temporary markers and the cemetery superintendent says he's been more than fair.

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We Don't Coast Logo Added

Updated: 07/25/2014 - Friday was hot but the rain was gone and a Chamber crew was finally able to add a We Don’t Coast tattoo to Turner Park.

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Cards for Danny Campaign Extended to Monday

Posted: 07/25/2014 - Boys Town Pediatrics is helping to make a boy's birthday wish come true. He wanted birthday cards and the metro is coming through.

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Mother Arrested for Burning Toddler

Updated: 07/26/2014 - An Omaha mother has been arrested on charges of burning her 20-month-old son last November. The state of Nebraska pursued charges in July and police made their arrest Thursday.

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Kids Learn Life-Saving Lessons

Posted: 07/25/2014 - Kids in Bellevue were getting an important lesson Friday morning. They were learning some potentially life-saving skills at the annual Kids Fire Camp.

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Wichita Child Dies in Hot Car

Updated: 07/25/2014 - A Wichita, Kansas man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 10-month-old girl who was left in a hot car.

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Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 55th Recruit Class

Posted: 07/25/2014 - The Nebraska State Patrol graduated 19 members of the 55th Basic Recruit Class after 23 weeks of training at the NSP Training Academy in Grand Island this morning.

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Scam Artists Make Threats

Posted: 07/25/2014 - The Better Business Bureau is warning area residents to be wary of scammers posing as IRS officials. A local consumer recently lost $500 in an IRS MoneyPack scam.

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Branstad: Maintain Ethanol Supply

Posted: 07/25/2014 - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is renewing a call to maintain the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply. This comes after a report that the Environmental Protection Agency may scale back proposed cuts to renewable fuel production.

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Like Father Of Murdered Girl, Mother In Prison

Posted: 07/25/2014 - The mother of one of two slain Iowa girls pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of delivery of methamphetamine in Fayette County District Court. Misty Cook-Morrissey was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Big East Baseball Tournament Coming To TD Ameritrade Park

Posted: 07/25/2014 - The Big East Conference will hold its 2015 baseball tournament at Omaha's TD Ameritrade Park. The conference announced Friday that athletic directors had approved championship sites for 16 sports in 2014-15. The baseball tournament is set for May 21st-24th.

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Small Town 4th Celebration Up In the Air

Posted: 07/25/2014 - The future of the 4th of July Celebration in Murray will at least be discussed in a meeting Tuesday night (7/29) at 6pm in Murray Town Hall.

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Texts Prompt Stalking Charge

Posted: 07/25/2014 - Alleged texts and the content of some of those messages, have a 46-year-old Omaha man facing two felony charges in Cass County.

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Disaster Declaration Okayed For Counties With Damage From June Storms

Updated: 07/25/2014 - President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Nebraska, ordering federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding between June 14th and June 21st.

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Bond Set For Stabbing Suspect Wounded By Police

Posted: 07/25/2014 - Bond was set Friday morning at 10 percent of $500,000 for Dale Hickman, who allegedly stabbed two family members before being shot by an Omaha police officer last week.

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