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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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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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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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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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Honoring Lives Lost Fighting for Our Country

Posted: 09/28/2014 - It's an honor to those who've lost loved ones in past conflict and wars. The Gold Star Family tradition keeps memories alive of those who died defending our country.

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Nebraska Cigar, Tobacco Shops Continue Smoking War

Posted: 09/26/2014 - Several cigar bars and tobacco shops will get a shot at making the case to the Nebraska Supreme Court for why their businesses should be exempt from the state's public smoking ban.

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Motion Seeks Removal Of Iowa Governor's Attorneys

Posted: 09/26/2014 - Attorneys defending Gov. Terry Branstad's administration against a discrimination lawsuit brought by a gay official have a conflict of interest and should be disqualified, the plaintiff's attorney said.

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Penn State Wants Judge To Toss Paterno Son's Suit

Posted: 09/26/2014 - Penn State wants a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a son of late football coach Joe Paterno and another assistant coach who were fired two years ago.

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Agency Sells SUV For $1.00

Updated: 09/26/2014 - An agency that receives federal money is defending a retirement agreement with one of its employees.

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Meth Warrants

Posted: 09/26/2014 - Meth sale warrants Sheriff Brueggemann announced the arrest of 30-year-old Nicolas P. Warren of Murray on a warrant for participating in the sale of methamphetamine.

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