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Opera Omaha Guild Hosts "Flavors of Midtown"

Posted: 07/23/2014 - Final plans are underway for “Flavors of Midtown.” The month long event that is being held at Midtown Crossing from August 1 to September 4, is presented by the Opera Omaha Guild.

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Fish Found in Mississippi River, So What?

Posted: 07/23/2014 - It could be a big deal if confirmed. State and national scientists are working to identify a fish recently found in the Mississippi River. It could be the first time in more than 80 years that the fish has been seen in Iowa.

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Peanut-Free Night At Werner Park July 29th

Posted: 07/23/2014 - The Omaha Storm Chasers will kick off an eight-game homestand next Tuesday with “Peanut-Free Night” in association with the Asthma and Allergy Center, allowing fans affected by various allergies to visit Werner Park worry free for a third straight year.

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Update: Victim Speaks After Teenagers Invade Home, Steal Car

Updated: 07/24/2014 - A woman who fell victim to a bizarre home invasion told WOWT 6 News Wednesday that she feels lucky to be alive. Omaha Police said two teenage boys, ages 14 and 15, were arrested Tuesday in connection with the home invasion and auto theft.

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Truck Driver Says He Didn’t See Train

Posted: 07/23/2014 - The driver of a dump truck tells crash investigators that he did not see a train coming his way when he crossed a set of tracks near Plattsmouth Tuesday afternoon.

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Mountain Lion Seen Near Children Shot

Updated: 07/23/2014 - A mountain lion has been shot south of Chadron after a man observed it crouching in the grass about 20 yards from his home where two young children were on a patio.

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Speed Zapper: Neighborhood Concerns

Posted: 07/23/2014 - Statistics have proven time and time again that bad, even deadly, accidents happen close to home.

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Power Cut During Heat Wave For Upgrade

Posted: 07/23/2014 - An energy company says it switched off power to hundreds of Cedar Rapids, Iowa homes on Tuesday to work on power lines as temperatures reached almost 90 degrees.

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Nebraska Writing Test Scores Scrapped

Posted: 07/23/2014 - Nebraska education officials are throwing out the results of statewide writing tests plagued by technological problems.

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Judge Okays City's $100,000 Settlement With Robert Wagner

Posted: 07/23/2014 - A judge has signed off on a $100,000 settlement the city of Omaha will pay Robert Wagner, who sued the city and several police officers he accused of using excessive force in his 2011 arrest.

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Illegal Fireworks Suspect In Court

Updated: 07/23/2014 - A Ralston man accused of possessing illegal fireworks made a court appearance Wednesday morning. Because a prosecution witness was not available, the hearing for Jeff Belmont was delayed until August 19th.

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Murder Victim Remembered

Updated: 07/23/2014 - It has been a year since the murder of 33-year-old Jhonte Peters and there have been no arrests.

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Gun Safety and Kids

Updated: 07/22/2014 - We talk with our kids about a lot of things: what to do if a stranger approaches; how to escape a fire; what to do if they find a gun. But unless they're in that situation we never truly know how they'll react.

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Suspect Arrested in Drive-By Shooting

Updated: 07/23/2014 - Omaha Police have arrested a suspect in a July 6th shooting that sent two men to the hospital. Marcus Magness has been booked for felony assault.

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Take Precautions Against the Heat

Updated: 07/22/2014 - Extreme temperatures are creating dangerous conditions for anyone exerting themselves out in the heat. Whether you’re out there for work or play, be proactive.

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Murder Investigation Moving Forward

Posted: 07/22/2014 - Authorities investigating the murder of Frank Sanders say they have picked up someone on a warrant issued in the case but they haven’t released the person's identity.

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Company Ups the Game for Food Collection

Posted: 07/22/2014 - We often hear that food donations go down during the summer. It's often not top-of-mind for the community. One metro company wants to light the fires of motivation.

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Help For Smokers To Quit Through Affordable Health Care Coverage

Updated: 07/23/2014 - The American Lung Association’s annual report reviews each state’s efforts to help smokers quit and provides an up-to-date look at federal coverage and requirements for quit smoking treatments under the Affordable Care Act.

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