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Two Dead In Kansas City Fire

Posted: 08/05/2011 - Kansas City, Kan., fire officials say a 70-year-old woman and a 12-year-old boy died in a fire at their home.

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Berkshire Profits Up 74%

Updated: 08/05/2011 - Warren Buffett's company says its second-quarter profit jumped 74% because the value of its derivative contracts increased and a number of its non-insurance businesses improved. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Friday that it generated $3.4 billion in net income, or about $1.38 per Class B share. Excluding investment and derivative gains, it earned $1.09 a share.

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Fire Camp Teaches Lifesaving Lessons

Updated: 08/05/2011 - It can be a scary time for an adult, but imagine being a small child while there's a fire in the house. Do your little ones know what to do? That's why the Bellevue Fire Department is holding it's 10th annual Fire Camp.

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Omaha Lifeguards – Good Job!

Updated: 08/05/2011 - It’s been another successful summer for Omaha’s lifeguard program. The lifeguards have been responsible for aiding or rescuing 209 swimmers so far this summer. They were honored Friday for their work at city hall.

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Lewis and Clark State Park Campground Now Open

Updated: 08/05/2011 - Lewis and Clark State Park campground near Onawa, Iowa has reopened to campers, nearly two months after it was closed due to Missouri River flooding.

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Teachers Protest Social Media Crackdown

Posted: 08/05/2011 - As they prepare lesson plans for fall, teachers across Missouri have an extra chore before the new school year begins: purging their Facebook friend lists to comply with a new state law that limits their contact with students on social networks.

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FEMA: “No Help” For Flood Victims In Iowa

Updated: 08/05/2011 - Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad says he'll appeal a rejection by federal authorities for flood aid to five Iowa counties boardered by the Missouri River.

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Child Porn Arrest in Rural Nebraska

Updated: 09/29/2011 - A 53-year old rural Nemaha County, Nebraska man is in jail – held on ten counts of possessing child pornography. The Nebraska State Patrol says Mark A. Moore is also being held for one count of possessing a firearm by a prohibited person. Nemaha County is in southeastern Nebraska.

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Series of Nebraska Events Draw Attention to Pipeline

Posted: 08/05/2011 - Opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry Canadian tar sands oil through Nebraska on its way refineries near the Gulf of Mexico are holding a series of events to draw attention to the plan.

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Cox Classic 19th Hole Considerate Of Neighbors

Updated: 08/04/2011 - Great prize money, a big league atmosphere and huge galleries. All reasons why the Cox Classic is a favorite stop for the pros on the nationwide golf tour. And there's one other big attraction.

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Making The Best Of A Tough Situation

Updated: 08/04/2011 - Most of us think of camping as a summer activity, a chance to get away from the crowd. But for many in our area, it has become a way of life. That's because flooding has engulfed their homes. In southwest Iowa, people are trying to make the best of a tough situation.

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Omaha’s AAA Rating Goes Negative

Updated: 08/04/2011 - The U.S. and Omaha’s received the same mix of good and bad news concerning their economies this week. Both have been informed their bond rating will remain AAA. However, both have been informed that their outlook is now considered negative.

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Heineman Won't Call Special Session Over Pipeline Concerns

Updated: 08/04/2011 - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says a state lawmaker who wants a special session to address concerns about the Keystone XL pipeline should have passed a bill when the Legislature was convened earlier this year.

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Beatrice Six Can’t Sue

Posted: 08/04/2011 - A federal judge has dismissed wrongful-conviction lawsuits filed by four members of the so-called Beatrice Six against Gage County authorities. U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf says in a 178-page ruling that authorities did not violate the constitutional rights of those wrongfully convicted in the 1985 murder of Helen Wilson.

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Drug Runner Is Swiss

Updated: 08/04/2011 - The Nebraska State Patrol has nabbed another drug runner using the I-80 drug pipeline. The suspect is in the United States illegally, from Switzerland. Wili E. Wirz is jailed in the Lancaster County Jail on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.

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Roommates Argue – One Stabs the Other

Updated: 08/04/2011 - Lincoln police say two roommates had a disagreement over their living arrangements. Things escalated to the point that one began stabbing the other. The two live at 3320 L Street. Police say 48-year old Daniel Bousek stabbed his 57-year old roommate who was left with lacerations to his face and a stab wound to an arm.

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