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Friday Sep 12 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

No Charges in Omaha Shooting

No charges will be filed against an Omaha resident man who police say fatally shot a man who was trying to break into the resident's home. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine says Monday morning's shooting by 48-year-old Larry Rohatsch was justified.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE

Thu Sep 11, 2014

1110 KFAB

Crash Kills One In Western Douglas County

The Nebraska State Patrol has identified the man killed at 252nd and Pawnee Road early Thursday morning as 36 year old Ryan Boelman of The force of the impact caused both vehicles to roll. The Patrol says it appears the driver of the straight truck failed to stop at a stop sign.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

3 Connected To Large ATM Theft Ring

A man appeared in Douglas County Court Wednesday facing multiple burglary and theft charges for his alleged involvement in an ATM theft ring. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Larry Gordon, 56, is a suspect in at least 30 ATM thefts.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE

The Dam Station

Lancaster, Sarpy Stop Holding Immigrants Without Warrant

Two of Nebraska's most populous counties have stopped honoring federal requests to hold suspected immigrants in jail without a warrant. Lancaster and Sarpy counties have joined Hall County in requiring a warrant for such holds, which have come under intense scrutiny from civil rights organizations.

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KHGI

Nebraska storms cause flooding, power outages

Heavy rainfall has caused flooding and power outages in Omaha, with the storms bringing down tree limbs and high waters stranding some motorists. Omaha firefighters tell the World-Herald a woman and three children had to be rescued from a minivan, which was trapped under a bridge.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Sep 09, 2014

1110 KFAB

Homeowner Not Charged In Deadly Shooting

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine has ruled that an Omaha homeowner will not be charged in the Monday morning shooting of an intruder . 48-year-old Darrell W. Miller was shot and killed just after 9 a.m., when he allegedly kicked in the door of a home near 72nd and Sorensen Parkway.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE

Mon Sep 08, 2014

KETV-TV

Pilot files lawsuit seven years after crash

A small plane crashed in Nebraska's panhandle seven years ago, but right now there's a multimillion-dollar lawsuit underway in Douglas County as a result of the crash. aaavo/7aaaN REMEMBER THIS? PROBABLY NOT..THIS SMALL PLANE CRASHED IN NEBRASKA'S PANHANDLE SEVEN YEARS AGO.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Scottsbluff, NE

Sat Sep 06, 2014

KETV-TV

Update on Omaha's Ebola patient

V NEWSWATCH SEVEN'S CHINH DOAN IS LIVE WITH THE LATEST. GOOD MORNING CHINH! DOCTOR RICK SACRA IS MARRIED WITH THREE SONS.

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Related Topix: US Military, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force

Fri Sep 05, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Health Department Fields Ebola Hotline Calls

To help ease any concerns people may have after Dr. Rick Sacra was transported to Omaha from West Africa Friday morning the Douglas County Health Department set up an Ebola Information Hotline. The phones inside the Douglas County Health Department were live and ready to receive calls starting at 9 o'clock this morning.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, US Military, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force

WOWT-TV Omaha

Cats Rescued From Deplorable Conditions

After receiving a tip of a strong odor Nebraska Humane Society officers along with Douglas County Sheriffs deputies entered a home in Northwest Omaha. No humans were home but they found 22 Persian cats.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Community Reaction To Ebola Patient's Upcoming Arrival

Erin Murray joined WOWT as a reporter in April 2013. She blew in on a warm front from deep South Texas, where she worked as a reporter for two and a half years with KVEO.

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Related Topix: Murray, NE, Omaha, NE

KETV-TV

Nebraska Medical Center to treat Ebola patient

LED BY DR. SMITH, HAS DRILLED FOR THIS FOR YEARS. THEY HAVE WELL PREPARED AND I'M CONFIDENT WE'LL CARE FOR THIS PATIENT APPROPRIATELY.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Medicine

Wed Sep 03, 2014

KETV-TV

Partnership would allow sheriff's office, police dept. to share resources

TO HAVE THE DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AND THE OMAHA POLICE DEPARTMENT WORK TOGETHER.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Douglas County, Omaha Police to Share Crime Labs

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Omaha Police Department will share resources between their crime labs.

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The Dam Station

The teen was hit while standing on the tracks near Ohio and Main streets in Elkhorn

The Douglas County Sheriff's office has identified the boy struck and killed Wednesday morning by a train in Elkhorn.

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Related Topix: Elkhorn, NE

Tue Sep 02, 2014

KETV-TV

Authorities release findings in deaths of mother, son

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office released the conclusion of its investigation into the July deaths of a mother and son.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KETV-TV

Community rally implores people to vote early

Preston Love Jr.'s message in the days leading up to November is to vote early. While there may be problems in his community, one piece of the puzzle to solving them is civic engagement.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

KETV-TV

Douglas County attorney joins community leaders to discuss concerns Friday

OMAHA POLICE CHIEF TODD SCHMADERER aALLOWED "COPS" TO FOLLOW ALONG THIS SUMMER... WAS SOME PUBLIC DISTRUST, HE SAYS -- OVER LAST YEAR'S CAMERA -- AT 33-RD AND SEWARD.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KETV-TV

The latest on Tuesday's officer-involved shooting

The Omaha Police Department is still dealing with a fatal officer-involved shooting that took the life of an armed robbery suspect and an audio technician for the TV show 'Cops.'

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

The Dam Station

Former Omaha Cop Gets Probation In Excessive Force Case

Former Omaha police officer James Kinsella was sentenced Thursday to 12 months probation for removing and destroying a memory card from a cell phone camera used to record a 2013 arrest in which officers were accused of using excessive force.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Cellphones

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