Top 6 on 6: WOWT’s most-watched videos of 2021

6 News viewers this year were most compelled by our coverage of floods and windstorms, a double-fatal crash and a mall shooting, a teacher’s exasperation amid a pandemic, and a controversial business sign.
WOWT 6 News looks back at 2021 during our news special airing ag 9 p.m. Friday.
Published: Dec. 31, 2021 at 10:58 PM CST
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(WOWT) - Below are the most-watched videos and most-clicked stories for all of 2021.

WOWT’s Top 6 videos

6. Man killed in Westroads Mall shooting

A man was critically injured in a shooting at Westroads Mall shooting in April and died about four hours later. Omaha Police arrested two suspects the following day.

One person is dead and another hurt after a shooting at Westroads Mall around noon on Saturday. Mall-goers told 6 News they were shaken by the incident.

5. Omaha flooding: Cars stuck on Saddle Creek

The storm that blew through Omaha in August dropped hail and caused flash-flooding through streets in various parts of the city. The storm also left thousands in the area without power.

Drivers were caught in flash-flooding on Saddle Creek in Omaha on Saturday night, Aug. 7, 2021. Lauren Melendez reports.

4. Nebraska residents coping with December windstorm damage

A storm with winds surpassing 90 mph, later declared a derecho, churned out multiple tornados in the area, causing damage throughout the Omaha-metro area and beyond.

6 News connected with residents across Nebraska that were affected by the strong winds and tornadoes in some spots brought by Wednesday's storm.

3. Omaha teacher speaks up on burnout

Educator burnout reached a breaking point with nearly one in three planning to leave the profession at the end of the school year, according to a December survey by the Nebraska State Education Association.

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2. Douglas County crash leaves two dead

A van traveling east near Waterloo attempted to pass another vehicle and went into the westbound lanes, crashing with a pickup.

1. Offensive sign creates social media storm

A picture is worth a thousand words and this one posted on the Facebook page of Gulliver’s World Goods sparked some controversy.

WOWT’s Top 6 stories

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