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Update: Teen Dies Of Gunshot Wounds

Updated: 09/25/2014 - A teenager shot and critically injured Wednesday afternoon at 34th and North Ridge Drive has died. He is identified as 16-year-old Johntavious Swift.

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Program Helped in Search for Missing Girl

Posted: 09/24/2014 - The Fremont Police Department is crediting a nationwide, non-profit organization for its help locating a missing 8-year-old girl Tuesday night.

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Update: Police Identify Crash Victim

Updated: 09/24/2014 - Omaha Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a truck as 30-year-old Jeffrey Vosler of Council Bluffs. The crash happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday near 62nd and Grover.

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Early Voting Starts Thursday in Iowa

Posted: 09/24/2014 - Early voting by absentee ballot will begin in Iowa on Thursday, and the secretary of state is encouraging all eligible voters to participate.

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Pizza Deliveryman Beaten, Robbed

Updated: 09/24/2014 - Three teenagers were arrested for the robbery of a Plattsmouth, Nebraska pizza deliveryman.

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ID Theft Steals Company Name And More

Updated: 09/23/2014 - A victim of identity theft isn't always an individual. A small Omaha company discovers its bank account and name have been targets.

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Homeowners Scare Off Intruder

Updated: 09/23/2014 - Scary moments over the lunch hour for a Northwest Omaha couple, who caught a man breaking into their home and scared him off by grabbing his arm.

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Erica Jenkins Accused of Threats, Spitting On Guard

Posted: 09/23/2014 - Just a week and a half after being charged with attacking a female guard, WOWT 6 News has learned Erica Jenkins is once again accused of assault on a corrections officer.

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Iowa Hiring More Snow Plow Workers

Posted: 09/23/2014 - Transportation officials say they plan to hire hundreds of more temporary workers to operate snow plows around Iowa this winter.

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Large Cat Spotted Outside Cargill In Blair

Updated: 09/23/2014 - It wasn't the usual Monday afternoon for some employees at Cargill in Blair. Around 2 p.m. several people spotted a large cat outside of the window walking along a trail on the property.

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Update: Remembering Ashley Carter

Posted: 09/22/2014 - An accident Saturday claimed the life of one of Nebraska's all-time greatest soccer stars. Ashley Carter had gotten engaged just two weeks earlier.

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Heated Town Hall Meeting, Councilman Ben Gray Reacts Strongly

Updated: 09/23/2014 - Heated moments as Mayor Jean Stothert hosts the second town hall meeting for the year. The meeting taking place in North Omaha. Very early on police had to escort one community member out after an emotional exchange with city councilman Ben Gray.

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Refund Demands For Alaska Trip Cancellation

Updated: 09/22/2014 - The trip of a lifetime never gets off the ground for several tour customers just south of Omaha. They tell Fact Finders trying to get a refund has been no vacation.

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Closing The Gap? Dramatic Difference in Iowa Gov. Polls

Updated: 09/22/2014 - Iowa's Democratic Governor candidate Jack Hatch's team says the state senator is closing the gap. A new poll shows incumbent Gov. Terry Branstad with a diminishing lead. But a poll collected just days earlier shows a much wider gap with a tighter margin of error.

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NMC/UNMC Announce Major Expansion

Updated: 09/22/2014 - The Nebraska Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center will add a new outpatient center to its midtown campus and Village Pointe location.

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Library Shooting Believed to be Suicide

Posted: 09/22/2014 - Ralston Police and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a shooting Sunday afternoon. A male victim was found dead in his vehicle outside of the Ralston Public Library.

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Missouri Valley Man Killed in Crash

Updated: 09/22/2014 - A 45-year old Missouri Valley man was killed Friday night in a motorcycle crash. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that Blake Shipman left the road on a curve about 6:55 p.m. 3 miles west of Woodbine.

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Man Can’t Lift Vending Machine (But Thieves Can)

Posted: 09/22/2014 - A business owner called police to report the theft of a newly purchased vending machine. He told Omaha police officers that he left the machine outside of his building overnight after being unable to lift it himself. By the time he returned the next day, it was gone.

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