Continuing on with our week of giving on 6 News Daybreak, our next stop is the Food Bank for the Heartland. Throughout the pandemic, they’ve fed hundreds of thousands. Well now, they’re asking for your help.
It’s no doubt the pandemic has impacted a lot of people. Everyone from stressed healthcare workers to people now without jobs, but throughout all of this a group of heroes has emerged; healthcare providers.
COVID hospitalizations in Nebraska have nearly tripled in three months and a sobering report from Dr. Mark Rupp of Nebraska Medicine paints a vivid picture of their aggressive measures to get prepare for ready COVID-19 patients they “know are coming.”
What should have taken only days has now dragged a family’s sorrow on for neally a week. Little 2-year-old Ellie died last week when a car struck her. Now her family is speaking up to help Iowans in their shoes.
A candle is to blame for a fire that took the life of a woman in a downtown Fremont apartment last month. Numerous tenants have been displaced and three businesses severely damaged, but frustrated owners of one store said they were kept from cleaning up for far too long.
A shock recently came in the mail for hundreds of Douglas County property owners. Their valuations jumped dramatically. The county assessor said that hot market trends caused a boost for many under-assessed properties.
People living along a busy Omaha street have grown used to traffic noise. But a bump in the road has caused an unbearable sound. Mike McKnight told us about the issue a few months ago and tonight we find out if the city has been listening.
The number of drivers cited by Omaha Police for lack of insurance has dramatically dropped during the pandemic. Less traffic is likely the reason, but don’t drop your uninsured motorist coverage just yet. One Omaha man is glad he still has it.
It’s not just the COVID-19 stimulus checks that many people are counting on to get by. One Omaha retiree depended on his federal income tax refund and for weeks he couldn’t find out what happened to it.
We are well into the wedding season and many couples are still waiting for word on if and when they can have a large reception. One event venue has developed safety guidelines in hopes the governor will ease restrictions.