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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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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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Omaha Gas Prices Average Out at $3.00 a Gallon

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Omaha, November 17- Average retail gasoline prices in Omaha have fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.00/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 300 gas outlets in Omaha. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.89/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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Wounded Veteran Receives Free Home

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Chevrolet, the Heartland Chevy Dealers, Military Warriors Support Foundation and Wells Fargo honored one of our nation’s combat wounded heroes on Friday, November 14, 2014. Sergeant Russell Herrerawas recognized as a Chevrolet Everyday Hero for his service and sacrifice to our country. He was awarded his newly renovated, mortgage-free home, provided by Wells Fargo and located in Omaha, Nebraska, at the CreightonUniversity basketball game against the University of Central Arkansas.

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Traffic Violation Leads to Gun Charges

Updated: 11/17/2014 - A 14 year old boy created trouble for himself during a traffic stop Sunday night. Police say they pulled over a car for traffic violations about 8:30 p.m. at 34th Avenue & Ohio Street. The young passenger got out of the car and ran.

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2 Arrested After Firing Gun

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Omaha police were sent to the area of 18th & Grace Sunday evening to investigate a report of shots fired from a vehicle. They found a car that matched the description, but no one was in it.

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How Dirty is Our Money?

Updated: 11/17/2014 - Flu season is upon us. It's that germy time of year. But what's in our pockets may be the worst source.

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Murder Victim's Family Works To Keep Case From Going Cold

Posted: 11/17/2014 - From Christmas decorations to pictures on the walls, one face stands out inside Buffy Bush's home: the face of her sister Jamelia Hesseltine. "That is just my way of keeping her around me," said Bush.

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Dangerously Cold Wind Chills

Updated: 11/17/2014 - The Weather Authority has issued a Weather Authority Alert Day through mid-morning Monday due to the bitter cold wind chills

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Pet Owners Learn CPR

Updated: 11/16/2014 - Knowing how to help your pet in an emergency can save their lives. The Nebraska Humane Society held a course on pet CPR and first aid Sunday.

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Lifesaving Group Increases Organ Donation Awareness

Updated: 11/16/2014 - More than 450 people are currently on the transplant list in Nebraska. One organization, Donate Life, is working to drop those numbers during this Donor Sabbath Weekend.

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