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Video Update: Judge Rules on Care For Killer Jenkins

Updated: 08/12/2014 - Convicted killer Nikko Jenkins will get mental health care from the state hospital, but it will be provided to him in prison. A judge in Omaha made the decision Tuesday afternoon.

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OPS Teacher Honored For Innovative Program

Updated: 08/13/2014 - A teacher at King Science Center in Omaha is starting the new school year on a real high. She is being recognized by the EPA for her innovative approach to teach children about indoor aquaponics farming.

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Visitations to Stop at County Jail

Updated: 08/12/2014 - A sheriff in southeast Nebraska is putting the word out that public visitations at the county detention center will end Friday until further notice. This is to allow contractors time to improve the visitation process.

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Public Nuisance Hearing

Posted: 08/12/2014 - Another hearing in public nuisance case. However, if Bill Bescheinen of Union continues through with the progress of recent weeks, it will likely be the last hearing.

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Paving On Construction Project

Posted: 08/12/2014 - Highway 75 construction project gets a boost forward. Paving of the southbound lanes south of the Platte River Bridge is to begin today.

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Four Suspects Sought After Home Invasion

Updated: 08/12/2014 - Omaha Police set up a perimeter around a home in north Omaha to search for four home invasion suspects early Tuesday morning.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Clean Up

Posted: 08/11/2014 - Omaha's Fontenelle Park is looking a bit spiffy Monday afternoon thanks to the hard work of Big Brothers and Big Sisters. More than 50 Bigs and Littles teamed up to clean up the park.

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Maria Sangria's In The Hot Seat Again

Updated: 08/12/2014 - The Omaha City Council will look over a resolution to shut down a local business. Maria Sangria's is in the hot seat once again. After a judge granted their appeal to allow its liquor license to be reinstated in July, surrounding businesses told WOWT 6 News they've been waiting for more trouble to start.

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Thousands Of Students Head Back To School

Updated: 08/11/2014 - On Monday, Millard, Concordia, Fremont, Westside and Elkhorn schools all opened their doors to students for the start of the new school year.

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UPDATE: Robin Wiliams Dies at 63

Updated: 08/11/2014 - A law enforcement official in California's Marin County says actor Robin Williams was found dead in his home Monday north of San Francisco, apparently from suicide caused by asphyxia.

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Two Killed In Iowa Plane Crash

Posted: 08/11/2014 - Two people from Colorado were killed in a small plane crash over the weekend in southern Iowa.

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New Tests Of Rare Mineral Deposit Encouraging

Posted: 08/11/2014 - The Canadian mining firm exploring a deposit of a rare heat-resistant element in southeast Nebraska said the latest samples are some of the most promising yet.

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Update: Crash Victims Identified

Posted: 08/11/2014 - Crash investigators released new information Monday night about a crash which shut down a portion of Interstate 80 east of Lincoln. They say the driver of an SUV lost control after a tire blew near Waverly.

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Phone Enabled Meters

Posted: 08/11/2014 - Tomorrow the Omaha City Council will hear a recommendation to continue a contract with an outside agency to write and collect parking fees and citations.

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Substandard Housing Help

Updated: 08/11/2014 - Many people live on limited budgets. Some are more limited than most. When they find themselves in a tough situation and in substandard housing it's sometimes tough to get help.

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Plea Entered in High School Stabbing Case

Updated: 08/11/2014 - A girl accused of stabbing another student at Lincoln's Pius X high school entered a plea in court Monday. The charge against Sarah Picolo was amended from 1st degree assault to 2nd degree.

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Homeowners Ordered To Move Fence

Updated: 08/14/2014 - An expensive shock for Bellevue couple. They discover after moving into a new home that they don't have control over most of their own backyard.

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