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  1. Child Found Wandering in South OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A 5-year-old child was found wandering in the area of 30th & W Streets in South Omaha early Friday morning.

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  2. Quadruple Amputee Receives A Huge Surprise DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    "Very nice," said Teri Roberts, as she laid eyes on it for the first time. "Oh isn't it, that is beautiful!" The car, as it would have to be, isn't like a normal car.

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  3. Fallen Officer Leaves Behind Legacy of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Community members and fellow officers fill the pews, all remembering a woman who leaves behind a mark on on the hearts and streets of the city she served and loved. "The city has definitely lost someone.

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  4. Community Support for Fallen OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Gretna High School students decorated their cars with flags in memory of the fallen officer. At the Scooters Coffee at 120th and Blondo the staff donated all their tips from Thursday to the Orozco family.

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  5. Senators Square-Off Over Nebraska Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Yesterday at the State Capitol, senators voted to repeal Nebraska's death penalty laws with a vote of 32-15. Governor Pete Ricketts has vowed to veto the repeal.

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  6. Funeral Arrangements Set For Fallen OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Visitation will be held Monday at St. John's Catholic Church at Creighton University. Omaha police officers and close friends will be invited from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friends and the public will be invited from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Church.

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  7. Officer Kerrie Orozco Killed by Shot to the ChestRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Police say that suspect Marcus Wheeler was armed with this Glock 9mm handgun when he confronted officers with deadly fire on Wednesday. Officer Kerrie Orozco was killed.

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  8. Small Meetings Hold Big Meaning For Those Who Knew OrozcoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Since the death of Detective Kerrie Orozco first rocked the Omaha metro area, viewers have been stepping forward each with their own stories of how Orozco touched their lives. Many of those stories were brief encounters, but given the tragic end of her life they seem to mean so much.

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  9. Omaha Grew by 5,552 Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    New U.S. Census figures released Thursday show that Omaha is 41st largest city in the country in terms of population. The city grew by 5,552 people to an estimated 446,599.

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  10. Fallen Officer RememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A number of civic leaders and organizations have issued statements expressing sympathies to the family and associates of Officer Kerrie Orozco. Here are some of their sentiments.

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  11. Friends Remember Det. Kerrie OrozcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha Police Det. Kerrie Orozco and a suspect were shot and killed after a confrontation Wednesday.

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  12. Three Bluejays Earn All-Big East HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    With the Big East tournament set to begin in Omaha this week, three Creighton Bluejays earned all-Big East baseball honors Tuesday. Reagan Fowler and Rollie Lacy each earned All-BIG EAST First Team recognition, while Ryan Fitzgerald was named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team.

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  13. Chasers Split DoubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Omaha Storm Chasers and the Memphis Redbirds split a doubleheader at AutoZone Park, the first twin bill for Omaha at Memphis since the 2006 season, with the Chasers taking the first game 2-1 and the Redbirds winning the nightcap 4-1. The win in the first game snapped Omaha's season high five-game losing streak.

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  14. Fundraiser Shows Outpouring of Support for Marinero FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Donations for the Marinero family will still be accepted at banks around town. Money can be given to the Ramirez/Marinero fund at all U.S. Bank locations.

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  15. Community Celebrates Diversity at the Omaha Heritage FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Omaha Heritage Festival took place on Saturday at Lewis and Clark Landing. Patrons had a chance entertainment, food, vendors, rides and live music, there was a little bit of everything for everybody.

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  16. Storm-Weary Omaha Braces For More RainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    After weeks of seemingly non-stop storms, spring is off to a soggy start in the Omaha metro area. Since the beginning of May, Omaha's streets have been doused by nearly 4.5 inches of rain -- more than 2 inches above the average for this time of year.

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  17. Fitzgerald Hits for Cycle in Jays WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Ryan Fitzgerald became the first player in TD Ameritrade Park Omaha history to hit for the cycle as he led Creighton Baseball to a 13-5 win over Villanova on Thursday, May 14. Fitzgerald was 5-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI, finishing with a stadium record 12 total bases. Fitzgerald had a two-RBI triple in the first inning, a leadoff double in the second, singled to start the fifth before belting a three-run home run to right field to complete his historic feat, then added a leadoff double to left-center in the eighth inning for good measure.

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  18. Community Rallies For Marinero FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A family rocked by tragedy is seeing a lot of support from the community. Organizers hosted a benefit event for the Marinero family at a Ralston restaurant Wednesday evening.

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  19. Son Of Woman Killed In Crash Upset Driver Not ChargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    WOWT 6 News spoke with a man frustrated with how the Douglas County Attorney is handling a case involving the death of his mother. Trent Marr said his mom and her friend were hit and killed by a driver who crossed the center line on November 15, 2014.

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  20. Marinero Family Opens Up, Talks Life After Josue In Sitdown InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Roberto Martinez-Marinero admitted to killing his mother and little brother earlier this week. Jesus Ramirez-Marinero was discovered in south Omaha stabbed and beaten on Wednesday night.

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