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Gas Prices in Omaha Continue to Fall
Posted: 7:42 AM
- Average retail gasoline prices in Omaha have fallen 10.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.88/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 300 gas outlets in Omaha. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.82/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Update: Six Month Check In After Family Gets Bariatric Surgery Together
- It's been six months since the Rapiach family underwent bariatric surgery at Nebraska Medicine. As they go through their six and three month check ups, each family members is feeling a little lighter and a million times happier.
Fugitive Arrested After Accidentally Calling 911
- File this one under 'Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction'. Fairbury Police caught and arrested a fugitive, after he called 911.
Grandmother and Grandkids Learn Self Defense Together
- Six year old Evan is learning what to do if he ever has to face a bully. "Stop! Get away from me," he screams.
Records: DNA Links Admiral With Phony Casino-Chips
- The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of the U.S. nuclear force amid a gambling investigation denies that he made the counterfeit casino chips he was caught using at Council Bluffs' Horseshoe Casino. He had been serving at Offutt.
Update: Family Upset, Papillion Daycare Releases Statement
- A disturbing story in Papillion, where WOWT 6 News has learned a girl was left on a day care bus for two hours Friday before anyone realized it at Bright Minds Learning Center near Gold Cost Road and Highway 370.
Tips For Preparing Safe Thanksgiving Dinner
- The Douglas County Health Department is offering a few basic rules to help in safely preparing a holiday meal.
Donut Shop Robbed At Gunpoint, Suspects Fire Shot As They Flee
- Police are looking for two men who robbed an Omaha Winchell's Donuts at gunpoint Sunday morning.
Five Dead, Three Injured In Head-On Crash
- Authorities have identified the five people killed in a head-on crash Saturday afternoon east of Sloan, Iowa.
Vietnam Captain Honored With Flag
- An Omaha military family got a little more closure during a ceremony at the Post 1 American Legion.
Sensory Santa Listens To Autistic Children's Wishes
- For hundreds of Omaha families with autistic children, being able to meet Santa can be a challenge.
Mormon Trail Center Hosts Gingerbread Festival
- The 29th annual Mormon Trail Center Gingerbread Festival kicked off this weekend and is celebrating "An Old Fashioned Christmas."
Grassley Law Helps Justice Department Recover $3 Billion Taxpayer Money
- Senator Chuck Grassley reports that the federal False Claims Law has recovered $5.69 billion in the fiscal year 2014, nearly $3 billion of which was related to lawsuits filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act.
United Way 2014 "Holiday Helpers" Volunteer Opportunities
- United Way of the Midlands has outlined ways to assist vulnerable neighbors who struggle to make ends meet during the holiday season with it's 2014 "Holiday Helpers" program.
Armed Robber Sought
- Police are looking for the man who robbed an Omaha check cashing business at gunpoint Saturday afternoon.
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