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Keep TV Free

Updated: 07/15/2014 - WOWT NBC Omaha is joining television stations across the nation in asking for your help. Congress is, right now, considering legislation that puts FREE TV in jeopardy.

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Update: Council Approves Sewer Use Fee Hike

Updated: 07/15/2014 - The Omaha City Council has voted 7-0 to increase sewer use fees to pay for a federally mandated sewer separation project. Taxpayers had a chance to have their say prior to the vote.

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Update: Attempted Sexual Assault Suspect in Court

Updated: 07/15/2014 - Kelley Hill, 32, made his first court appearance on Tuesday. He went before a Sarpy County judge on charges including attempted sexual assault. His bond was set at 10% of $250,000. Hill's preliminary hearing was set for August 11 at 1:30 PM.

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Detour Awareness

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Two accidents in the first eight days of travel on the Highway 75 detour.

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Small Town Post Office Future

Posted: 07/15/2014 - The Postal Serivce will hold a meeting to answer questions and provide additional information about the POST Plan in Weeping Water.

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Update: Lori Jenkins Facing 10 Years

Updated: 07/16/2014 - Lori Jenkins is facing 10 years in federal prison. The mother of convicted killer Nikko Jenkins was sentenced during a hearing that lasted throughout the morning and into the early afternoon Tuesday.

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Thieves Try To Chain Up & Steal ATM In La Vista

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Three suspects in a silver Chevy Tahoe tried to pull the ATM out of a convenience store early Tuesday morning. Luckily, they were scared off by a paper delivery van before they could complete the job.

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Update: Bond Set For Assault Suspect

Posted: 07/15/2014 - The man who allegedly tried to sexually assault a woman in Gretna made his first court appearance in Sarpy County.

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Nebraska Commission Selects New Director

Posted: 07/15/2014 - An executive for an Indianapolis-based nonprofit educational advocacy group has been named executive director of Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education.

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Nebraska Seeks Info On Immigrant Children Sent Here

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Nebraska's governor and most of its congressional delegation have asked federal officials for information about more than 200 unaccompanied immigrant children who have been placed with relatives or sponsors in Nebraska.

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Woman Dies After Collision With Farm Machine

Posted: 07/15/2014 - A 20-year-old Stromsburg woman has died after her car collided with farm machine at a rural intersection in eastern Nebraska's Polk County.

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One Hurt In Reported Cutting

Posted: 07/15/2014 - One person is recovering from stab wounds after a reported cutting in Omaha early Tuesday morning.

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Family Remembers Victim of Unsolved Murder

Updated: 07/14/2014 - It's been two-and-a-half years and the murder of Lynell Green remains unsolved. He was shot and killed trying to protect his mother when his family says robbers broke into his home.

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Convicted Killer Paroled

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Iowa officials say a Waterloo man whose life sentence for murder was commuted by the governor has been released from prison.

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Man Sentenced for Selling Guns, Crack

Posted: 07/14/2014 - An Omaha man faces years in prison after he was busted as part of an anti-drug trafficking initiative. The US Attorney's office says he sold guns and crack to a felon who was working with law enforcement.

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Downtown Dino

Updated: 07/14/2014 - If you happened to be downtown or in the Old Market today you may have noticed a tyrannosaurus rex prowling the streets.

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ConAgra Buys Chinese Potato Processor

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Omaha-based ConAgra has purchased a Chinese potato processor for $93-million. TaiMei Potato Industry Limited is based in the largest potato region in China.

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Two Die From Lightning Strikes

Posted: 07/14/2014 - A man whose wife was killed by lightning says he doesn't remember hearing or feeling anything when the bolt struck while they were hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park - only waking up to see a friend trying to revive her.

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