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Money To Improve Water

Posted: 07/22/2014 - NRD budget includes plans to continue to help the communities reduce elevated nitrate levels in ground water.

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Participant in RAGBRAI Dies

Updated: 07/22/2014 - A 63-year-old man has died apparently from a medical condition while participating in this year’s RAGBRAI bicycle ride across Iowa.

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H&M Ahead Of Schedule

Posted: 07/22/2014 - Good news for H&M fans, construction on the store is ahead of schedule.

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Salvation Army Continues To Offer Relief From Heat

Posted: 07/22/2014 - The Salvation Army community cooling centers are open to people who need a break from the extreme heat on Tuesday, July 22 from 8am to 8pm at the Kroc Center, 2825 Y Street, North Corps, 2424 Pratt Street, Lied Renaissance Center, 3612 Cuming Street, as well as from 830am to 430pm in Council Bluffs at 715 N. 16 Street.

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Big Metro Pot Bust

Updated: 07/22/2014 - Two people were taken into custody Tuesday as a joint law enforcement task force launched a raid on two homes in Omaha. The target of raids: suspected illegal production of marijuana.

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Convictions Handed Out In Beating Cases

Posted: 07/22/2014 - A Lancaster County District Court Judge found two men guilty in connection to the deaths of Shane Walton and Dave Mueller.

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Jogger Attacked

Posted: 07/21/2014 - When the weather is nice, many people like to enjoy the outdoors. But Friday on Lincoln's Murdock Trail, a jogger had a close call. Lincoln police said a man came up and grabbed her. Then they said he tried to pull her into the bushes. Anne Ringlein was riding her bike down the trail moments after it happened.

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Paws To Angels

Updated: 07/21/2014 - For many families across the metro, animals have become more than pets, they're family. When one dies, it's becomes a loss very hard to bear. And when it happens, many families search to find death care services that go beyond the vet's office. Annette Bigley lost her schnauzer Molly in July 2013.

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Small Town Renters Want Inspectors

Updated: 07/21/2014 - If renters have complaints about living conditions, who are they going to call? In Omaha, a city inspector will investigate and, if needed, order repairs. That's not always the case for tenants in smaller towns.

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Heat Advisory Continues, Cooling Stations Open

Updated: 07/21/2014 - Dangerously hot weather will continue for Nebraska and Iowa, and the American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise.

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Iowa Republicans Hire New Communications Team

Posted: 07/21/2014 - The Republican Party of Iowa has hired a new team of communications staffers to get out the word on GOP candidates for the November election and promote the party.

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Help Wanted: Stuff The Bus

Updated: 07/31/2014 - Join First National Bank, WOWT NBC Omaha and Shadow Lake Towne Center as we Stuff the Bus in collecting backpacks and supplies to help less fortunate children in our community go back to school.

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It Wasn’t His Finest Night

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Police say a man named Finest did not live up to his name Saturday night. Finest Pettis has turned himself in to face numerous charges.

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UPDATE: Warrant Issued in Shooting Investigation

Updated: 07/21/2014 - Details are under wraps but the Douglas County Attorney’s office tells WOWT 6 News that an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with the Sunday shooting that took the life of Frank J. Sanders.

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Phony Landlord Scams Deposit Money From Two Victims

Posted: 07/20/2014 - The excitement of finding a new place to live turns to anger and tears for three renters. A craiglist ad brought a couple to a rental house in Council Bluffs where a man claiming to be the landlord showed them around. "He said he owned this house," said Julia Blanchard, victim. "It was haunted and built back in 1972. And he grew up in it." After leaving with their $900 deposit, the women realized his two receipts had different last names

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Offutt Air Show Comes To An End

Updated: 07/20/2014 - Sunday brought to a close the 2014 Offutt Air Force Air Show. As the Blue Angels did their final sweep over the crowd, thousands poured out of the gates heading home. Many telling WOWT 6 News that they are glad to have the unforgettable show back.

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