- Man denied bail in death of man found burned in field Updated: May-23-15 7:34 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A judge has denied bail for a man charged with first-degree murder in the death of an Arizona man whose burned body was found in an eastern Nebraska field.
- Fiery Omaha crash kills 1, badly injures another Updated: May-23-15 7:13 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Police say a fiery crash involving a car and cement truck has killed one and critically injured another.
- Papillion looks to annex land to the west Updated: May-23-15 6:14 pm
PAPILLION, Nebraska - Papillion is considering annexing land to its west that would take the city's zoning authority to Interstate 80 and increase its footprint by one-quarter.
- Authorities: Omaha cop killer linked to past shootings Updated: May-23-15 3:38 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The man accused of killing an Omaha police officer this week had been linked to two other violent crimes in recent years, but officials say they lacked evidence to prosecute him.
- OPPD nearly done with refueling maintenance at nuclear plant Updated: May-23-15 5:04 am
BLAIR, Nebraska - The Omaha Public Power District is nearly done with the maintenance tasks it planned to complete while the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is being refueled.
- Funeral service set for Omaha officer killed in line of duty Updated: May-22-15 6:22 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Funeral arrangements have been set for Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, who was shot and killed in the line of duty Wednesday.
- Groundbreaking ceremony held for planned Omaha mosque Updated: May-22-15 4:44 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for a planned mosque that will become part of Omaha interfaith campus, including Christians, Jews and Muslims.
- Teen hospitalized after incident at eastern Nebraska park Updated: May-22-15 12:42 pm
WATERLOO, Nebraska - A teenage girl has been taken to a hospital after being injured at a state park near Waterloo in eastern Nebraska.
- Omaha officer killed by shot just above protective vest Updated: May-21-15 8:55 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An Omaha police officer killed in the line of duty Wednesday was shot just above the top of her protective vest, Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said Thursday.
- Omaha mayor orders flags at half-staff for slain officer Updated: May-21-15 1:53 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has ordered flags in city to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed Wednesday in the line of duty.
- Police officer, suspect killed in Omaha shooting Updated: May-20-15 8:49 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A Nebraska man opened fire Wednesday on officers who were trying to arrest him for a previous shooting, prompting police to return gunfire in a shootout that left one officer and the suspect dead, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said.
- Nebraska lawmakers vote to abolish death penalty Updated: May-20-15 5:37 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a bill abolishing the death penalty that would make it the first conservative state to do so since 1973 if the measure becomes law.
- ConAgra to pay $11.2M to settle salmonella criminal case Updated: May-20-15 12:37 pm
SAVANNAH, Georgia - ConAgra Foods agreed Wednesday to pay $11.2 million to settle a federal criminal charge that the company shipped Peter Pan peanut butter tainted with salmonella from a plant in Georgia more than eight years ago, triggering a massive recall and food-safety investigation after more than 600 people got sick.
- Man admits Omaha bar was front for prostitution operation Updated: May-20-15 7:07 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - A 67-year-old man has admitted running a prostitution operation out of his exotic-dance bar in Omaha.
- UNMC says donation will strengthen public health focus Updated: May-20-15 5:10 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - An Omaha couple has donated $1 million to create an endowed professorship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center focused on public health.
- Correction: Child In Dumpster story Updated: May-19-15 7:13 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - In a story May 11 about a missing Nebraska boy who was later found dead in the Elkhorn River, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Omaha Police Department, reported erroneously that Josue Ramirez-Marinero was 5 years old. Police now say he was 4.
- Authorities say hash oil linked to Omaha house explosion Updated: May-19-15 5:47 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Authorities say hash oil was being manufactured inside a house in Omaha shortly before a reported explosion that injured two people.
- Man's claim that insurer to blame for crash costs rejected Updated: May-19-15 4:17 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A lower court was right to dismiss a man's claim that his auto insurance company should pay his costs in a wrongful death case for a crash he caused because the insurer didn't push him to have more coverage, the Nebraska Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
- Report: Nebraskans' income falls in 2014 from year before Updated: May-19-15 2:50 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City shows lower crop prices in 2014 hurt the wallets of Nebraska residents.
- $10M sought from federal government for levee project Updated: May-18-15 4:59 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Eastern Nebraska officials hope the federal government will chip in $10 million to help repair levees that protect the Offutt Air Force Base and the surrounding community from Missouri River flooding.
- Omaha community college receives $30,000 national arts grant Updated: May-18-15 5:04 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Metropolitan Community College's Great Plains Theatre Conference has been awarded a $30,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant for its 2016 PlayFest, a free annual community theater festival.
- Friend's close call in Iraq inspires man to become doctor Updated: May-17-15 11:51 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Sgt. Marshall "Doc" Bahr of Omaha stood in the corner of the trauma room at a Baghdad combat hospital, feeling frustrated and useless.
- 13 young entrepreneurs won chance to meet Warren Buffett Updated: May-17-15 5:04 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Investor Warren Buffett will devote part of Monday to listening to 13 young entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas as part of a contest.
- Green-wrapped Omaha trees to raise awareness of ash borer Updated: May-16-15 5:04 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - Omaha city park workers and volunteers plan to wrap ash trees throughout the city to help raise awareness of the emerald ash borer threat.
- Pilot project aims to help prevent sex trafficking at hotels Updated: May-15-15 3:15 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Hotel workers in the Omaha area are undergoing training on how to spot women and minors being forced into prostitution.