Top 6 on 6: This week’s most-watched videos - April 7

This week’s most-viewed coverage included an update on a fireworks attack, Taste of Omaha being denied a liquor license and a controversial street widening project
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Published: Apr. 8, 2023 at 10:44 AM CDT
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(WOWT) - Below are WOWT’s most watched videos, most clicked stories, and most engaged social media posts for the week ending Friday, April 7.

WOWT’s Top 6 videos

6. Second suspect sentenced in fireworks attack

The attack on July 4, 2022, left two men seriously injured and was captured on a neighbor’s camera.

The second of three suspects accused in a fireworks attack in Bellevue last summer was sentenced Tuesday.

5. Pedestrian struck and killed in western Douglas County identified

Charges aren’t expected to be filed against the driver.

No charges are expected in the death of a pedestrian in a single-vehicle crash last week.

4. MLK Pedestrian Bridge closing next week for construction

A pedestrian bridge by the CHI Health Center will temporarily close.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Pedestrian Bridge along Omaha's riverfront will be closed next week for construction.

3. Missing woman’s body found in rural western Iowa

Eden Shaeffer was found dead after her car was found in a rural area near Avoca.

Western Iowa authorities have found the body of a missing woman north of Avoca.

2. Taste of Omaha denied liquor license

Organizers say the event might not happen now.

The Taste of Omaha may not get off the ground this year after the City Council voted to deny the event's liquor license.

1. Raised median splits city with 168th Street homeowners

Homeowners claim it’s too much control over their daily lives.

Neighbors are split with the city over a raised median that's planned for the new wider 168th Street.

WOWT’s Top 6 stories

WOWT’s Top 6 most engaged posts

6. Cash App founder killed

5. Baby eagle falls from tree

4. Mikey Joseph update

3. Dog at shelter for nearly 800 days

2. Tase of Omaha issues

1. Fly a friend for free