15 hrs ago
Charge dropped against former Omaha police officer
Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine dropped the charge against a former Omaha police sergeant involved in arrest that sparked an investigation at 33rd and Seward Streets.
19 hrs ago
Homeowner shoots intruder during early-morning burglary attempt
A 29-year-old man is in a hospital after being shot by a homeowner who said he feared for his family's safety during an attempted burglary early Tuesday morning.
21 hrs ago
Charges dropped against former Omaha officer
The Omaha World-Herald reports Aaron Von Behren's misdemeanor charges of being an accessory to a felony and obstructing governmental operations were dismissed Monday.
Overnight Storms Leads To Power Outages
More than 1,500 OPPD customers in eastern Nebraska were left in the dark after storms rolled through the area early Tuesday morning.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Healthier Eating on the Run
We've all been there - in the rush, with the kids in the car, you run into a local convenience store to grab something quick.
Murder Case Will Go To Trial
A Douglas County Court Judge ruled on Monday that the murder charges against two Omaha men, accused of killing Frank Sanders in his home, will go to trial.
Crime Stoppers Most Wanted: John Carlson
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The Smoking Gun
Cops Arrest Wanted Ex-Con After He Posts "Ice Bucket Challenge" Video To Facebook
A convicted felon being sought for violating parole was arrested after he posted an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video to Facebook, where it was Jesean Morris was apprehended Friday by gang unit officers following up on information provided by a source who was aware that the 20-year-old Omaha resident was a wanted man.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Authorities say man arrested in Omaha shooting
The Douglas County Attorney's Office says 22-year-old Thomas Jones-Ross was arrested Thursday.
Heavy Rain Pounds Metro Area
The afternoon commute was a little more difficult on Friday as a slow moving thunderstorm dumped heavy rain on the Omaha area.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Three More Caught After Corrections Screw-Up
Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Director Mike Kenney announced Tuesday three inmates released early due to a miscalculation of sentence time have been arrested.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.