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  1. Suspicious Package Found At State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

    It was found Tuesday afternoon and delayed the start of afternoon debate in the Legislature. Nearby offices were cleared and Capitol staff members were keeping onlookers restricted to the northern side of the building.

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  2. New Details Released In Deadly Hit & RunRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

    An Omaha man is facing three felony charges related to a deadly hit-and-run crash near 75th and Maple Sunday afternoon. Investigators say 35 year old Justin Ayers was speeding when he struck a car driven by 63 year old Kathleen Benes of Valparaiso.

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  3. Drinking Mom SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

    An Omaha woman who left her young child at home alone while she went out drinking at a local bar has learned her punishment. Vanessa Ramirez was sentenced yesterday to four years probation after reaching a plea deal and she will be forbidden from drinking alcohol during her sentence and she will have to participate in a parenting and life skills program.

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  4. Man Involved In Train Crash IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB

    Sarpy County investigators have released the name of a man who was injured when a train struck the road grader he was operating near Gretna late Monday morning. The sheriff's department says Todd Gloe, a 14 year employee of SarpyCounty, was grading the gravel road near 229th and Capehart when a BNSF freight train struck the rear side of the grader.

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  5. UNO Mavericks Headed To Frozen FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 1110 KFAB

    Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time. On Saturday night, Massa made 33 saves in a 4-1 victory over Harvard, the Mavericks' first win in NCAA Tournament play.

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  6. More Details Released In Deadly CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha Police have identified the woman who was killed in a three vehicle crash at 75th and Maple Sunday afternoon. 63 year old Kathleen Benes of Valparaiso, Nebraska died at the scene.

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  7. Patient Monitored For Ebola Suffers Medical EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 1110 KFAB

    One of the five American aid workers being monitored in Omaha after possible exposure to the Ebola virus in West Africa has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency. Nebraska Medical Center officials say the patient was jogging near the medical center campus Saturday afternoon and had a cardiac issue.

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  8. Woman Hit By Car In West Omaha Parking LotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha Police say a 47 year old woman is in critical condition after being struck by a car and dragged about 40 feet Saturday afternoon. Investigators say Lisa Victoria-Wiemers was airlifted to an Omaha hospital after being hit in the Baker's parking lot near 173rd and West center around 4:30.

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  9. Migrating Birds: Like A Scene From A Hitchcock MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 1110 KFAB

    WATCH these Ring-Billed gulls as they begin to gather at Stinson Park. Birding awaits Omahans and others at Carter Lake with its close proximity to the Missouri River for bird navigation/migration.

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  10. Garth Brooks Adds FOUR More Omaha ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 1110 KFAB

    Minutes after tickets for the "Garth Brooks World Tour" shows at CenturyLink Center Omaha went on sale Friday morning, four additional shows were added. In addition to the concerts at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th, Brooks will also perform at 10:30 p.m. on both nights and will have an opening night on Thursday, May 7th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale for all shows.

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  11. Senator Chambers Compares Police To TerroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha State Senator Ernie Chambers is facing criticism for comparing police to a terrorist group. On Wednesday Chambers defended his comments despite calls for an apology.

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  12. Nebraska AG Returns To Work After Prostate Cancer SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 1110 KFAB

    A spokeswoman confirmed that Peterson came back to the Capitol on Tuesday after doctors gave him a clean bill of health. The 55-year-old Peterson underwent surgery at an Omaha hospital earlier this month.

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  13. DUI Enforcement Leads To 28 ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 1110 KFAB

    Omaha police say they arrested 28 suspected drunk drivers during a recent enhanced enforcement effort. The St. Patrick's Day operation ran from March 13th-21st.

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  14. Man Killed In Omaha CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | 1110 KFAB

    One person was killed and four others injured in a two car crash at 30th and Lake Street in north Omaha early Sunday morning. Omaha Police say a 2003 Chevy Impala was eastbound on Lake at a high rate of speed around 1:00 a.m. when it was struck by a southbound 2006 Buick Lucerne.

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  15. Nebraska Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal Of Killer's ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 1110 KFAB

    The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's dismissal of post-conviction claims by an Omaha man sentenced to life for the 2000 killing of a 19-year-old college student. Richard Cook was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Amy Stahlecker, who was killed after her car had a flat tire west of Omaha.

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  16. Two Arrested In Omaha Meth BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 1110 KFAB

    Two people are in jail after five pounds of meth was seized from an Omaha home. The Nebraska State Patrol and other metro area law enforcement agencies served a search warrant around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at a home near 40th and J Street. 1 comment

  17. Fire Union Reaches Tentative Agreement With CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 1110 KFAB

    The Omaha Fire Union announced Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new four year contract with the City of Omaha. One of the biggest changes is that union members will now enroll in a healthcare plan administered solely by the Union.

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  18. Lori Jenkins Found Guilty Of Accessory ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 1110 KFAB

    A judge has found the mother of Omaha serial killer Nikko Jenkins guilty of being an accessory. On Friday Judge Peter Bataillon found 48-year-old Lori Jenkins guilty on two counts.

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  19. Attorney Convicted In Ponzi Scheme Surrenders Law LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 1110 KFAB

    An Omaha attorney who pleaded guilty last year to helping run a Ponzi scheme has agreed to give up his Nebraska law license. Kratville is one of three people indicted for operating a Ponzi scheme that swindled 100 people out of $4 million.

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  20. Health Dept. Shutting Down License-Less EateriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 1110 KFAB

    A representative of the department's board said members voted to increase enforcement of legal permit use.

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