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Weekend Storm: Did Chasers Plug Up Kansas Roads?

Posted: 04/17/2012 - Some central Kansas safety officials say storm chasers created traffic jams and put others in danger while following severe weather that marched through Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma & Missouri over the weekend.

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Update: Sunday Afternoon Shooting

Updated: 04/17/2012 - Omaha police have arrested a suspect in a Sunday afternoon shooting that left two people wounded. 22-year-old Ja’rez Wilson was arrested about 4:45pm Monday after police conducted a traffic stop.

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Native American Burial Ground Discovered

Updated: 04/17/2012 - A Native American burial ground has been uncovered during dirt moving for a highway project. Skeletal remains were not found on the construction site but farmland leased for dirt.

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Boating The Missouri This Summer

Posted: 04/17/2012 - Repair of the Missouri River boat ramp is sent to the city engineer -- Olmsted and Perry Engineering will come back to the Plattsmouth City Council with more on the scope of the project and the fees involved.

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Fremont Woman Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Posted: 04/17/2012 - A 27-year-old Fremont woman has died after a motorcycle collided with a car in northeast Nebraska. The Cuming County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred the evening of April 5 and that Jamilyn Morrow died Saturday at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha.

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Professor Wins ACT Challenge

Posted: 04/17/2012 - A college professor and Iowa's Education Department director have answered the challenge of the ACT college readiness examination.

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And Then There Were Three… Winners

Posted: 04/16/2012 - The Illinois Lottery says the final winner of the record $656 million Mega Million jackpot has come forward.

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Caring For Our Earth

Posted: 04/16/2012 - "Earth Week" celebrations are underway at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with what will become a colorful reminder to us of the importance of caring for "Mother Earth."

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Lincoln Man Gets Prison For Thefts, Drug Sales

Posted: 04/16/2012 - A 33-year-old Lincoln man is going to prison for using stolen debit and credit cards while being investigated for selling methamphetamine to an undercover police officer.

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Man Charged With Indecent Exposure

Posted: 04/16/2012 - An off-duty corrections officer held down a suspect who allegedly exposed himself to at least two women on the Keystone trail.

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Man Arrested In Homicide Case

Posted: 04/16/2012 - A 24-year-old Omaha man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the shooting death of another Omaha man on April 1.

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UPDATE: Shooting Victims Identified

Posted: 04/16/2012 - Police have identified the two young people who were shot Sunday afternoon. Officers have been unable to identify any suspects.

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UPDATE: Man Shot by Unknown Gunman

Posted: 04/16/2012 - Omaha police appear to have little to go on as they investigate a shooting Sunday night. The victim, 23-year-old Charles Terry, says he was shot while in the parking lot of a restaurant at 16th & Victor just before 10 pm.

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Girlfriend Uses Grill Fork in Stabbing

Posted: 04/16/2012 - An Omaha woman allegedly used a grill fork to settle an argument with her boyfriend early Monday morning. Police were called to 3024 Pinkney Street at 12:15 am to investigate a cutting. When they arrived, they found the victim had not been cut but stabbed with the fork.

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Audit Notes Big Salary Increases At Iowa Lottery

Posted: 04/16/2012 - A new audit says pay has increased dramatically for top officials at the Iowa Lottery since the state changed the agency's status in 2005 so it operates more like a business.

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Identity Theft Prevention

Posted: 04/16/2012 - The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging people to participate in its Secure Your ID Event in Omaha on Saturday, April 21st from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.

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It’s Assault for Shooting Man Who Was Going to Die

Posted: 04/13/2012 - An 18-year-old Lincoln man has pleaded guilty to assault for shooting a man who had already been mortally wounded. Investigators say Deanthony Love fired a non-fatal shot into the victim’s hip last July 31.

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Nebraska Man Charged With Child Sexual Assault

Posted: 04/13/2012 - A 26-year-old Nebraska man is facing two counts of sexually assaulting a child in 2010. Court records indicate that Derrick Orvis of Lexington is believed to have sexually assaulted a child twice during the summer of 2010. The child was between the ages of 12 and 16.

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