Posted: 4:32 PM So far so good in the city's battle against a flooding Missouri River. But it's not by chance that the city has remained relatively high and dry. A coalition of members from the private and public sector have daily plotted out the city's progress and needs.
Updated: 4:27 PM The Milton R. Abrahams Branch of the Omaha Public Library, south of 90th and Fort Street, will be closed for renovations August 1. The $1.2 million project is funded by the city’s capital improvement program.
Posted: 1:04 PM One of Casey Anthony's lawyers said elaborate plans had to be made to keep the woman safe after her release from jail. Attorney Cheney Mason said the 25-year-old woman freed over the weekend will have a difficult life for a long time, partly because so many people have a "lynch mob mentality."
Updated: 4:23 PM Rapper and actor Ja Rule faces sentencing in federal court in for failing to file income tax returns. The platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, faces up to three years in prison at his sentencing in New Jersey.
Updated: 10:29 AM A search warrant executed at one in the morning netted Lincoln police two suspects, cash, and some drugs Saturday. The Lincoln/Lancaster Narcotics Task Force found 133.2 grams of methamphetamine at $2,200 cash at 1929 SW 34th in Lincoln.
Updated: 3:35 PM It's been almost a year since four men died tragically on I-29, killed by a drunk driver whose blood alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit. And their families and friends are making sure they're never forgotten.
Posted: 4:06 PM A federal judge has sentenced a former senior spy agency official who leaked information to the media to a year of probation, a move that could spell trouble for the Obama Administration's crackdown on those who leak information to the media.