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Metro Truckers Get Inspection Surprise

Posted: 4:56 PM - The Nebraska State Patrol, with the assistance from the Omaha Police Department, conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections in Omaha Wednesday.

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Investigators Looking for Stolen TVs

Posted: 3:50 PM - More pilfered TV sets have been added to the list of those that vanished from the Marriott hotel under construction at 182nd and Cuming. One has been turned over to authorities by someone who said he’d bought it on the street for $200.

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UNO Community Engagement Center Opens

Updated: 4:09 PM - UNO has hit a new milestone. After breaking ground back in October of 2012, the Community Engagement Center is up and running.

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More Nebraskans Killed in Accidents Than Years Before

Posted: 2:53 PM - The Nebraska Department of Roads says 18 people were killed in accidents over the last month. The number of deaths year-to-date is up - the number almost 15% over an average of the same time period over the last 4 years.

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Missing Teen's Body Found

Posted: 2:32 PM - The Hitchcock County Sheriff's Office has identified a body that was found last Saturday.

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Computer Theft Suspect Sought

Updated: 12:08 PM - Suspect in a computer theft is caught on camera, but WOWT6 Crime Stoppers needs your help to find him for police.

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Bellevue Burger Voted Best In State

Updated: 4:26 PM - The Nebraska Beef Council announced Wednesday Stella’s Bar & Grill in Bellevue is the winner of the fourth annual Nebraska’s Best Burger contest.

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After Mother's Denial, Fugitive Found in His Bedroom

Updated: 11:31 AM - Authorities in southeast Nebraska say they were sure of it. They were certain that a man wanted for a felony arrest warrant was at his mother’s house. Although Mom reportedly denied it, the man was found in his bedroom.

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Waverly Teacher Suspended, Under Investigation

Posted: 10:25 AM - A Waverly High School teacher has been suspended while the Lancaster County Sheriff's Department investigates an allegation the teacher inappropriately touched a student.

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Roads Shop Moves Ahead

Posted: 9:55 AM - County road shop process right on schedule. May will be a key month in making decisions so the groundbreaking for the buildings happens later this summer or early this fall.

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Branstad Releases Tax Returns

Updated: 11:19 AM - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad released his tax returns on Wednesday, something he's done every year he's served as governor to promote transparency.

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Fugitive Sought Since 1973 Arrested In Iowa

Posted: 9:08 AM - Iowa officials are awaiting a fingerprint check to confirm that a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of 41 years from North Carolina.

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McDermotts Latest Faces Added To Press Club Barroom Floor

Posted: 8:06 AM - Creighton basketball's dynamic duo, forward Doug McDermott and his father, coach Greg McDermott, will be honored Wednesday night by the Omaha Press Club as its latest faces on the barroom floor.

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Cloudy And Windy Wednesday

Updated: 12:17 PM - It will be a cloudy and windy Wednesday with highs reaching the lower 60s. Winds will be sustained between 20 and 30 mph, gusting as high as 45 mph.

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Update: Unruly Jet Passenger Remains Behind Bars

Updated: 2:22 PM - A California man who forced the unscheduled landing of a commercial jet in Omaha over the weekend will remain behind bars until his next hearing on April 24. In a court appearance Wednesday, Joshua Suggs told a magistrate, “I wasn’t trying to harm anybody.”

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OPD Adds Gang Intervention Specialist

Updated: 04/15/2014 - Omaha police have added a new gang intervention specialist. Alberto Gonzales says he has three decades of experience and he's ready to take on the job.

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