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Former Police Sergeant Sentenced

Updated: 01/23/2012 - Former Omaha Police Sergeant Lance Harrison was sentenced to 120 days in jail Monday for making terroristic threats. Harrison was arrested in 2010 after a road rage incident.

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Theft On A Train, Armed Man Arrested

Updated: 01/23/2012 - Omaha police were dispatched to investigate a burglary at the Amtrak station downtown late Sunday night. While officers spoke to the victim, a witness told police that he saw the suspect remove a handgun from his waistband and place it on the ground near the train.

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Shots Fired, No One Hurt

Updated: 01/23/2012 - When Omaha police heard gunfire early Monday morning, they went to investigate. Thankfully they did not find a victim but they did arrest a man for firing a weapon.

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Bruning Files Paperwork For Senate Seat

Updated: 01/23/2012 - Republican Attorney General Jon Bruning has filed papers to run for the Nebraska U.S. Senate seat held by outgoing Democrat Ben Nelson.

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Hit & Run Driver Rams School Bus

Updated: 01/23/2012 - Omaha Police are trying to sort out details in what appeared to be a series of crashes in the Saddle Creek and Leavenworth area all linked to a single driver. It all happened just after seven o'clock Monday morning.

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Number of Cattle On Feed Up By 5%

Posted: 01/22/2012 - Nebraska feedlots say the number of cattle on feed grew 5 percent to 2.55 million at the start of the year.

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Healthier Foods In Schools

Updated: 01/20/2012 - The lunch menu at Omaha Public Schools looks a lot different than it used to.

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Man Sentenced in Fatal Stabbing

Updated: 01/20/2012 - A man convicted of stabbing another man to death at a party in Norfolk has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.

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Des Moines to Gain Southwest Airlines Service

Posted: 01/20/2012 - Des Moines International Airport is one of 22 cities gaining services from Southwest Airlines. On Friday it was announced that AirTran Airways, which currently serves Des Moines, will convert its operations to Southwest over time.

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Papuchis Gets Raise In New Role

Updated: 01/20/2012 - John Papuchis is getting a 50 percent raise for taking over as Nebraska's new defensive coordinator, with his salary going from $200,000 a year to $300,000. The athletic department provided football coaching salary information to The Associated Press on Friday.

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Car Left Running Stolen

Updated: 01/20/2012 - We hear about it all too often, especially during the winter months -- someone leaves his or her car unlocked and running outside; a thief sees an opportunity.

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Rural Burglary Under Investigation

Updated: 01/20/2012 - Leads are being followed in rural burglary investigation. Cass County sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary Wednesday evening in rural Murdock.

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Oh, Say Can You Sing?

Posted: 01/19/2012 - The Omaha Storm Chasers are giving singers and musicians an opportunity to perform the National Anthem at Werner Park this year. Auditions will be held at the Oak View Mall Saturday, February 11.

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No Agenda – No Meeting

Posted: 01/19/2012 - The West Haymarket Joint Public Agency in Lincoln has announced there will be no meeting Friday. The reason? A lack of agenda items.

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Radon Testing Help

Posted: 01/19/2012 - Radon testing encouraged and help available.

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Failed Second Chance

Posted: 01/19/2012 - A felony threats conviction results in a prison sentence. Last month, the judge had given 26-year-old Marcus J. Munhall of Plattsmouth a chance to avoid further jail time by participating in a comprehensive alcohol abuse treatment program, but Munhall left the Omaha facility within 24 hours.

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