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Metro Banks Hit Hard by Thieves

Updated: 7:13 PM - Thieves have been hammering metro banks and credit unions this fall. At least 17 of them have been robbed, many at gunpoint – all shook the nerves of customers and employees.

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Grassley Joins In Supporting Ebola Visa Ban

Updated: 5:43 PM - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley today joined Senators Marco Rubio, Pat Roberts, John Thune and Mark Kirk to introduce legislation that would create a temporary visa ban for people who have resided in a country that the Centers for Disease Control has designated as a country with “widespread transmission of Ebola.”

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Update: Wandering Toddler ID'd & Siblings Found, Father Cited

Posted: 4:58 PM - Police have identified a little girl found wandering the street alone in south Omaha Wednesday morning. Later that same day, police found siblings of the girl and all the children are now in temporary foster care.

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Ralston Man Indicted for Fireworks

Posted: 3:31 PM - A Ralston man who organized a popular fireworks show in his neighborhood is now facing a four count federal indictment.

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Update: Credit Union Hit By Robbers

Updated: 10:53 AM - Omaha Police are investigating a robbery that occurred late Wednesday morning at the SAC Federal Credit Union in Omaha.

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AAA Predicts Thanksgiving Travel to Reach Seven Year High

Posted: 10:25 AM - AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase over 2013. Almost 90 percent of travelers (41.3 million) will celebrate the holiday with a road trip and likely will enjoy the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices in five years.

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Cancer Survivors Mark Smokeout Pushing For Stronger Tobacco Prevention Laws

Updated: 9:00 AM - The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is celebrating the 39th annual Great American Smokeout by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraskans by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation, including increasing state funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs and increasing tobacco excise taxes.

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The Cost Of Giving Thanks

Posted: 5:39 AM - Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but it probably will not empty your wallet. The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is expected to rise slightly to about $49.41.

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Would-Be Robber Run Off By Store Clerk

Updated: 3:04 PM - Council Bluffs Police are searching for a would-be robber who had an interesting way of demanding money Thursday morning.

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