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Corrections Director Corrects Legislative Panel

Updated: 10/21/2014 - Did Nebraska State Senators prevent all the facts from being told when a special committee investigating the Corrections Department held its last hearing? That suggestion was made Tuesday in a letter from the Director of Corrections to the Chairman of the special committee, Senator Steve Lathrop.

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Naproxen Pain Relievers Sold at Dollar Tree Recalled

Updated: 10/21/2014 - A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medication that could cause allergic reactions.

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One Injured In School Bus Crash

Updated: 10/21/2014 - First Responders were called to the scene of a school bus crash during the morning commute Tuesday.

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Huskers Tailgate Spot Permanently Bans Alcohol

Updated: 10/21/2014 - The Indian Center, a popular Huskers tailgating spot, has now permanently banned alcohol. The move comes after a violent incident that ended with 13 arrests and sent a police officer to the hospital.

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Four Injured in Lincoln Crash

Updated: 10/21/2014 - A car slammed into a pole just outside Lincoln High School late Monday night and four people had to be taken to the hospital.

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UPDATE: Fremont Recall Campaign Dropped

Updated: 10/20/2014 - Monday, a campaign to recall Fremont's mayor and two councilmen was dropped. The Dodge County Clerk's office confirms the last of three recall affidavits has been withdrawn.

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Nebraska Receives $3.6 Million Suicide Prevention Grant For Youth

Updated: 10/20/2014 - The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has received a five-year grant for $3,646,939 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to reduce the numbers of suicides and suicide attempts among youths and young adults age 10-24 in Nebraska.

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Bumps On Expressway Felt & Heard

Updated: 10/20/2014 - The irritating sound of metal on concrete is echoing through west Omaha neighborhoods. It comes from an unexpected problem on the west dodge expressway that engineers hadn't seen before.

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Update: Missing Teen Found

Updated: 10/20/2014 - Staci Ashley has spent the last two days searching downtown Omaha for her missing daughter Kaylee.

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Sarpy County Clerk's Office Now Offering Passports

Updated: 10/20/2014 - Sarpy County Clerk Deb Houghtaling is pleased to announce that her office is now taking passport photos to coincide with accepting and verifying passports applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.

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McDermott Explains Northwestern Video

Updated: 10/21/2014 - Doug McDermott caused a stir when he showed up on the Northwestern video board to pump up the Wildcat fans on Saturday night. Ross Jernstrom caught up with the former Creighton star for an explanation.

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Efforts In Play To Bring Pro Soccer To Omaha

Updated: 10/20/2014 - The long history of professional sports in the metro includes Omaha Knights hockey, Kansas City-Omaha Kings NBA basketball and decades of minor league baseball. WOWT 6 News has learned of a new effort to bring professional soccer to Omaha.

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Voting Deadline Approaching

Updated: 10/20/2014 - The last day to register to vote for the upcoming Statewide Gubernatorial General Election is Friday, October 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. You must register in person at the Douglas County Election Commission office if you wish to vote in the November 4, 2014 General Election.

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