Posted: 12/09/2013 - Elf on the Shelf has become a tradition for many Omaha metro families. WOWT 6 News Facebook fans have been sharing a few of the tricks their elves have been up to, so far, this Christmas season.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - A family lost a few pets in a house fire Monday morning, the fire also caused serious damage to the main level of the house.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - Nebraska landowners and operators have until Jan. 17 to sign up for a federal conservation program.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - A member of the University of Nebraska's Board of Regents has resigned from his job at Bo Pelini Foundation.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - Drivers that braved the snow covered roads Sunday told WOWT 6 News they were manageable, but still caused a few problems. Dozens of plows were spotted throughout the city removing snow from roads and treating them to prevent icing. This is the first true test of winter driving the heartland has seen for the upcoming winter.
Updated: 12/08/2013 - The holidays are a time of joy to spend with family and friends. But for families who have experienced a loss of a child, it can be the hardest time of year. Just being told your child has died is one of the worst things a parent can hear. For the Smith family, it was their 20 year-old son Brian five years ago.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - Fire crews who respond to a Lincoln apartment building fire Saturday night had to go back a second time.
Updated: 12/08/2013 - The winter weather didn't stop the Wells Fargo Family Festival in downtown Omaha Sunday December 8th. Families were able to experience several downtown attractions for free. And so people didn't have to drive in the snow, Ollie the Trolley went from place to place dropping off families for free.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - A 20-year-old Lincoln man accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl after they met on Facebook has been charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - A Lancaster County judge has declared a mistrial in the assault case of an inmate accused of punching a prison guard in the face.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - A Nebraska teacher has been honored as an outstanding educator.
Updated: 12/08/2013 - A group of Millard North High School students and teachers on a DECA trip escaped injury when their bus T-boned a truck in one of several accidents on Interstate 43 between Milwaukee and Racine, Wisconsin Sunday that killed one person.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - Lawmakers would step into an ongoing dispute over the new Central Nebraska Veterans Home, if one state senator has his way. Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island plans to introduce a bill in January requiring legislative approval before the state could relocate major buildings or services. The bill would apply to facilities that cost more than $15 million.