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Sex Offender Imprisoned For Nebraska Violation

Posted: 05/10/2012 - A 27-year-old Sudanese man has been given 21 months in federal prison for not registering as a sex offender in Nebraska. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg says Koang Tang must serve five years of supervised release after he leaves prison.

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Weatherization Program Milestone

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Free weatherization completes the 300th home with American Reinvestment and Recovery funding.

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Smoke Free Parks On Hold

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Smoke free policy in the parks goes up in smoke in Plattsmouth. The city councilman who turned discussion toward the rights of smokers later asked that the policy proposal be kept “on the table.”

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Avengers Video Game Announced

Posted: 05/10/2012 - Now that they've saved the world on film, "The Avengers" are teaming up for a video game.

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Homeless Shelter Lays Off 8 Staffers

Updated: 05/10/2012 - A Lincoln shelter for homeless people has cut almost 10 percent of its staff so it can keep open its free medical clinic.

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U.S. Figure Skater Drops By WOWT

Updated: 05/09/2012 - U.S. Figure Skater Agnes Zawadzki dropped by WOWT’s studio Wednesday to help promote next year’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Zawadzki is a favorite to win a medal when the championships come to CenturyLink Center Omaha.

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Man Sentenced For Beating Hitchhiker

Updated: 05/09/2012 - A 31-year-old Virginia man has been given 30 to 40 years in prison after being convicted of severely beating a hitchhiker in western Nebraska.

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Casinos Slowly Coming Back From Recession

Posted: 05/09/2012 - The nation's commercial casinos continued their slow-but-steady comeback from the recession last year, with revenues up 3 percent nationwide and jobs holding nearly steady.

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Public Can Attend Small Omaha Romney Rally

Updated: 05/09/2012 - A small number of people in Omaha will be able to attend a public rally for Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday. Romney will first attend a private fundraising event at the Hilton Hotel across the street from the Century Link Center.

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Company Recalls Nebraska's Lethal Injection Drug

Posted: 05/09/2012 - A Swiss pharmaceutical company has notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that it is recalling a supply of a lethal injection drug held by Nebraska, which could leave the state without a way to carry out executions for the foreseeable future.

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Flood Recovery Continues

Updated: 05/09/2012 - Two key parts of Plattsmouth infrastructure are now back in operation. The wastewater treatment plant and a water line feed to the water towers have been repaired following last year's flooding.

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Couple Endure Unwanted Waterfall After Downpours

Updated: 05/09/2012 - What looks like a mountain stream is an Omaha backyard after a heavy rain. Runoff from a neighboring business parking lot creates an unwanted waterfall for an Omaha couple.

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US Appeals Court Affirms EEOC Decision

Posted: 05/08/2012 - A federal appeals court has largely affirmed an earlier ruling that could make it harder for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pursue class-action sexual harassment cases against companies in the Midwest.

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Dumb Crook Uses Stolen ID

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Authorities say a bouncer at an Iowa City bar found his stolen driver's license. A would-be customer handed it to him while trying to get into the nightspot.

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New Mayor Elected at Boys Town

Posted: 05/08/2012 - The mayor-elect says he plans to keep Boys Town’s pride around. Anthony Cornelius was elected the 112th mayor of the Village of Boys Town Tuesday.

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Omaha Pesticide EPA Investigation

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, of Greensboro, N.C., has agreed to pay a $102,000 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of environmental violations related to the sale or distribution of misbranded pesticides through its facility in Omaha, Neb., and through a farm supply retailer in Savannah, Mo.

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Follow Up: Kansas Escapees to Nebraska

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Members of the Kansas House of Representatives have rejected an amendment that would have restricted the types of inmates the Kansas Department of Correction could house in county jails.

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Auto Expert Answers Viewer Questions

Updated: 05/08/2012 - Peter Fink was enjoying some time off Tuesday, so his daughter Amanda answered viewer questions about automotive issues on the Channel 6 News Midday.

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