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Soldier Surprises Family During Halftime

Updated: 08/27/2011 - There are some things you just can't put into words. One of those is watching a soldier surprise his family after being deployed.

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Child Abuse Case Update

Posted: 08/26/2011 - An unusual development in Cass County case. A felony child abuse case in which the charges did not advance from county court is now in district court.

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New Nebraska Laws Take Effect

Updated: 08/26/2011 - Several new laws passed by the Nebraska Legislature will start taking effect. One major change...defendants will no longer be able claim they are not responsible for committing a crime because they were too high or drunk. Intoxication is no longer a defense against charges involving intent or premeditation.

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Omaha City Council Members "Hostage" Takers?

Updated: 08/26/2011 - Appearing somewhat frustrated and exasperated, Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle Friday accused members of the City Council of holding the city's finances "hostage". Suttle is trying to find a way forward after 5 of the 7 council members rejected his contract with the Fire Union.

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Man Gets 30 Months for Sexual Assault

Posted: 08/26/2011 - A federal judge has given a 49-year-old Niobrara man 30 months in prison for sexually assaulting a drunken woman.

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Is It Legal To Drive With A Cracked Windshield?

Updated: 08/26/2011 - One week ago, it seems we were all cleaning up from a major hail storm. Now insurance agents and repair shops are backed up for weeks. But is it legal to drive your car while you wait for the damage to be repaired.

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Minority Births Up

Posted: 08/25/2011 - While caucasian babies still are in the majority, minority births are just about equal.

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Still Single? Go West Or South

Updated: 08/25/2011 - If you want to get married, go west, or south. New data from the census bureau shows that states in the South and West have the most marriages.

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Woman Convicted of Social Security Fraud

Updated: 08/25/2011 - A federal jury in Lincoln has convicted Marcella Scharton of three felony counts related to Social Security fraud. Count I charged Scharton and her husband, David W. Seevers, of stealing $115,010.40 in Social Security Disability Income payments to which they were not entitled.

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Turning Trash Into Art

Updated: 08/25/2011 - If one man's trash is truly another man's treasure -- then there is a treasure trove in downtown Omaha right now. Local artists used their creativity to transform old refrigerators into art we can all enjoy.

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Union Pacific Cited For Retaliation

Updated: 08/25/2011 - Federal authorities say Union Pacific should pay $612,215 for retaliating against three employees who raised safety concerns, but the railroad disagrees with the finding.

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Caution When Driving Once Flooded Roads

Posted: 08/25/2011 - As local roads slowly emerge from the flooded Missouri River, it’s tempting to assume that they are safe for travel. This is not necessarily the case, according to a Plattsmouth city flood update.

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