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Grandson Arrested For Murder

Posted: 5:48 AM - A Columbus, Nebraska woman died after being stabbed Wednesday afternoon. Police have arrested her grandson.

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Vacant House Goes Up In Flames

8 mins ago - Investigators are looking into what sparked a fire inside a vacant home near 18th and Fowler in Omaha Thursday morning.

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Family Flees Fire

0 mins ago - Fire in the basement forced a Council Bluffs family to flee from their home Thursday morning.

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"Omaha Purge" Leaks Nude Photos Of Students, Inspired By Movie

Updated: 07/30/2014 - The premise of the movie, “Purge,” is that anything's legal for twenty four hours, including murder. Wednesday WOWT 6 News learned that now, teens are taking that plot and twisting it to leak nude photos of classmates. They are calling it the “Omaha Purge.”

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Domestic Clash Leads to Arrest

Posted: 07/30/2014 - A suspect involved in a domestic disturbance was taken into custody Wednesday on a variety of charges including unlawful discharge of a firearm. He’s identified as 31-year-old Juan Carlos Martinez-Del-Pozo.

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Restaurant Robbers Sought

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Police are looking for two men who held up an Omaha restaurant at gunpoint Wednesday night.

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Thieves Make Off With Newlyweds' Memories

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Many call their wedding day the happiest day of their lives. Those memories were taken away from one newlywed couple in a moment's work by a thief.

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Pregnant...With Breast Cancer

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Having a baby. Being diagnosed with cancer. Two life-changing events. A doctor at Jennie Edmundson hospital found herself dealing with both - at the same time.

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Downtown Improvement District Taps New Director

Posted: 07/30/2014 - The Omaha Downtown Improvement District has hired Holly Barrett as its new Executive Director. She comes to the organization with 14 years of experience in public relations, community advocacy and event management.

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Crash Victim Believes Justice Has Been Served

Posted: 07/30/2014 - We often hear from crime victims who don't believe punishments go far enough but the victim of a drunken hit-and-run driver says that’s not true in his case.

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Dodge Street Construction Fouls Traffic Flow

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Dodge Street is proving to be a challenge again this construction season. Patience and creative navigating are the keys to dodging traffic jams.

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Hot Air Balloon Runs Into Power Lines

Posted: 07/30/2014 - A hot air balloon pilot walked away from a scare Tuesday night at the National Balloon Classic in Indianola, Iowa.

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Metro Trauma Care Shifting Gears

Updated: 07/30/2014 - Trauma care in Omaha is shifting gears. Right now, the Nebraska Medical Center is working with Alegent Creighton University Medical Center in a combined trauma system with both hospitals rotating days for treating trauma patients. That’s about to change.

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Tyler Gets Life for Delayno Wright Murder

Posted: 07/30/2014 - Avery Tyler has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Delayno Wright. He was also given 20 to 30 years on a weapons charge. Tyler was convicted of the 2012 murder in June.

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Man Decks U.S. Marshal and then….

Posted: 07/30/2014 - A U.S. Marshal had an unexpected visitor when he recently entered Omaha Police headquarters. Police say a man was standing just inside the doorway with his hand balled up into a fist at eye level and looking at the U.S. Marshal in a menacing manner.

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