14 hrs ago
Tracking Sex Offenders Gains Traction
Sex offenders in Douglas County now have another place to register. In addition to the Douglas County Sheriff's office on 156th and Maple, sex offenders can register on the first floor of the Douglas County Correction Center downtown at 1616 Leavenworth.
19 hrs ago
Abandoned building could be new 911 center
The Thomas Fitzgerald home was abandoned after years of no use, but if you vote to approve a $25 million bond in November, it could be the new 911 center designed for Douglas County.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Douglas County Bat Watch Begins
Avoid wild animals, especially bats, skunks, foxes, and raccoons. Avoid any animal wild, farm, or pet that you do not know.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Exposure Suspect Caught in South West Omaha
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is confirming that they have a suspect in custody wanted for numerous exposure incidents in the South West Omaha area.
Nebraska Supreme Court Denies Ex-Teacher's Appeal
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday upheld the convictions of a former Omaha middle school teacher accused of molesting and enticing female students.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
River Recovery Sends Crews to Missouri
WOWT 6 News has seen the Omaha Fire & Rescue boat on the river. The Douglas County Sheriff's Department indicated their boat is also at the scene.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Big bond issues for Elkhorn and DC West
MORE SPACE..MEANS MORE MONEY. THAT'S THE SITUATION FOR TWO WESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Indecent exposure reported Monday night
A walk to a friend's house turned into a scary encounter for two young Omaha girls Monday night, and it's not the first report from the area.
Judge Rules on Care For Killer Jenkins
Convicted killer Nikko Jenkins will get mental health care from the Lincoln Regional Center -- but it will be provided to him on the campus of the Lincoln Correctional Center.
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Report: Police complaint policies lacking
A new report says most Nebraska law enforcement agencies fall short of providing the public with a simple, unintimidating way to file complaints against officers and departments.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Gun Burglar Faces Stiff Sentence
White pled guilty to Class III Felony burglary in Cass County. Three rifles and a pistol were stolen from a rural residence on Waverly Road last fall according to the Cassgram.
Man Located Who Claimed Dead/Dying Friend In Car
A suspect has been located in a strange incident in which a man walked into an Omaha hospital emergency room and told nurses he had a dead or dying friend in his car.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Woman, 82, sentenced for fatal crash
An 82-year-old driver convicted in crash that killed a bicyclist west of Omaha in March has been sentenced.
Judge wants Lincoln Regional Center to prove why it can't treat Jenkins
A judge has ordered state psychiatric hospital officials to court next week to explain why the Lincoln hospital can't house and treat a man convicted of killing four Omaha people last summer.
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Hearing set for placement of Omaha killer
A judge has set a hearing for Thursday to try to find a psychiatric facility to treat a man found too mentally unfit to undergo sentencing for the shooting deaths of four people last year.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Lincoln Regional Center says it's not equipped to deal with Jenkins
THE LINCOLN REGIONAL CENTER SAYS IT'S NOT EQUIPPED TO DEAL WITH CONVICTED KILLER NIKKO JENKINS.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Teenager charged in Russian roulette death
A Nebraska prosecutor says a teenager has been charged with evidence tampering in connection with a fatal game of Russian roulette.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Man jailed in connection with child's death
Omaha police said a 24-year-old man has been jailed as part of an investigation into the death of a 1-year-old boy.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Man sentenced to life for Omaha shooting death
A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of another man outside a west Omaha nightclub.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Nikko Jenkins Ordered Pre-Sentencing Mental Treatment
A judge has ordered a man convicted of killing four Omaha people last summer to a state psychiatric hospital for treatment in an effort to restore his mental competency to undergo sentencing.