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Crash Injures Respected Teacher & Referee

Posted: 09/30/2014 - Vehicle goes airborne in accident on Highway 75 detour at Bay Road. The crash happened about 9:30pm last night. Deputies along with Plattsmouth Fire and Plattsmouth EMS responded.

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FBI: Help Us Catch the AK-47 Bandit

Updated: 10/01/2014 - A reward of up to $100,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the AK-47 Bandit.

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Family Updates Jack Hoffman's Cancer Fight

Posted: 09/30/2014 - The family of a little boy who captured the hearts of Husker Nation has sent out an update on a clinical trial to battle his brain tumor.

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Oversight Panel Moves Recommendations Forward

Posted: 09/30/2014 - The Senate Government Oversight Committee has voted to pass 18 recommendations to the Iowa Legislature for consideration next year including a ban on secret settlement agreements and expanded whistleblower protection.

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Lawmakers to Look at New Prison Sentencing Issue

Posted: 09/30/2014 - A legislative committee will investigate Nebraska's newest prison sentencing problems, which took place while officials were rounding up inmates who were released too early.

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Help Firefighters Help Keep Children Warm

Updated: 09/30/2014 - Omaha firefighters have launched “Operation Warm” for a second year. The program raises money so new coats can be purchased for children in need at local schools.

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Another Crash Crossing Bay Road

Posted: 09/30/2014 - The Cass County, Nebraska sheriff’s office is investigating another crash along the Highway 75 construction zone north of Plattsmouth. This time, a car became airborne after leaving the roadway while crossing Bay Road.

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Showers & Storms Tuesday

Updated: 09/30/2014 - A slow moving line of showers and storms will inch across the Omaha metro area this afternoon.

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No Charges Yet For Intentional House Fire

Posted: 09/29/2014 - A South Omaha neighborhood is still furious after investigators say someone set a house on fire not once, but twice. Both fires were intentionally set.

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Thieves Steal Priest's Truck & Picture Blessed By Saint John Paul II

Updated: 09/29/2014 - A priest at Holy Cross Catholic Parish told WOWT 6 News Monday thieves stole his truck and trailer, packed with belongings he was taking with him as he moved to a new city. The truck was eventually located, but his most prized possession was not.

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Cher Omaha Show Postponed

Posted: 09/29/2014 - An upcoming Omaha show is one of several concerts that Cher is postponing. The pop star is on the mend from recent illness but her doctors have advised additional rest.

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Chicago Fire Still Affecting Eppley Service

Updated: 09/29/2014 - An intentionally set fire at an air traffic control center in Illinois Friday was still affecting Monday’s air service at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield Monday. The fire initially caused flights at O’Hare and Midway Airports in Chicago to ground to a halt.

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Big Prize Offered for Blood Donors

Posted: 09/29/2014 - Blood donors have the chance to do a lot of good and become eligible to win a $5,000 dollar Visa gift card, all that the same time.

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Polluting Company, EPA Reach Agreement

Posted: 09/29/2014 - The Council Bluffs plant closed down months ago, but Monday, the EPA announced Griffin Pipe Products has agreed to pay a nearly $1 million dollar penalty to resolve Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act Violations.

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Bank Robbery Caught on Video

Updated: 09/29/2014 - Omaha police have released surveillance video of a bank robbery. It shows two gunmen bursting into the Mutual of Omaha Bank at 90th & Bedford Avenue at 11:08 a.m. Saturday. One jumped over a counter to collect money.

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New Lt. Governor Appointed

Updated: 09/29/2014 - Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has appointed State Senator John E. Nelson of Omaha to be the state's 40th Lieutenant Governor. It will be a short stint, given the fact that term limits will be ending Heineman's governorship in a few months.

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Students Cope with Death, Investigators Need More Time

Updated: 09/29/2014 - All students at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln High School received difficult instructions Monday morning on how to handle the death of a classmate. Seventeen-year-old Dakota Escritt died Saturday, two days after he fell and hit his head during a fight with another student.

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Water & Sewer Rates

Posted: 09/29/2014 - Water and sewer rate increase ordinance to go before the Weeping Water City Council.

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Driver Charged

Posted: 09/29/2014 - Formal charges filed against 25-year-old Edward D. Koch of Quincy, Illinois, He is facing two manslaughter charges. They are Class III Felonies.

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