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  1. Arrest Made In Fort Street HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police tell WOWT 6 News 20-year-old Janessa Aries is now in police custody, booked for first degree murder. The shooting happened on Monday, near 50th and Fort street in Norwick Park.

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  2. Minor Injuries In Overnight CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Four people were treated for minor injuries overnight after the vehicle they were in was hit by a suspected drunk driver. Omaha police needed to close down eastbound traffic along L street near 33rd street overnight to investigate the crash.

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  3. Authorities Nab Elusive SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Authorities have arrested an alleged forger who had proven elusive until Friday evening. Frank Sadecki, 30, was taken into custody near 134th and Spring in Omaha.

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  4. EXCLUSIVE Interview with Husker Coach Mike RileyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    When University of Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst announced his pick for the new head coach of the Huskers, it had many people asking, "Who's Mike Riley?" Now WOWT 6 News is asking the new coach face-to-face. In an exclusive in-depth interview, Head Coach Mike Riley sits down with Malorie Maddox and Ross Jernstrom to talk about his background, his family, recruiting, the Blackshirts, and much more.

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  5. Family of Tiffany Terry In MourningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    "She could walk into the room and just make the room light up by her presence," said O'Neill, aunt. Omaha police shot Tiffany multiple times Tuesday afternoon, after they said Tiffany confronted them with more than one knife outside a home near 50th and Walnut.

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  6. Man Arrested for Teens' DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Dakota McDonald, 21, of Omaha, was arrested by Douglas County Sheriff's Office on a Dodge County arrest warrant on Friday morning. McDonald has been charged with Procuring for Minors that resulted in Death.

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  7. Douglas County Deputies Nab 40 Pounds Of Pot In Traffic StopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Douglas County deputies discover more than 40 pounds of marijuana during two separate traffic stops Thursday night. Both stops occurred on Interstate-80 in the Omaha area.

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  8. Suspected Car Thieves Flee From Moving VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Three teens are in custody and one is still being sought after police say they jumped from a moving car Friday morning. Officers spotted the car that was reported stolen and tried to pull it over near North 34th and Larimore Avenue in Omaha.

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  9. Victim Sees Who Bought In Her NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    We think of a pickpocket as a thief who steals a man's wallet without him noticing. But the victim can also be a woman and her purse the target.

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  10. Neighborhood Recovering After Fatal ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A North Omaha neighborhood is recovering after a shooting at a house party killed three and wounded five. The party was held at a vacant house at 34TH and Parker,people who live in the area are trying to come together to calm fears and keep their neighborhood strong.

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  11. Talent Display Celebrates Catholic Schools WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    It's Catholic Schools Week in Omaha and a talent show at Our Lady of Lourdes helped mark the occasion. The show was a first in what they plan to turn into an annual event and the debut played to a packed house of kids and their parents.

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  12. Through the Flu? Not Just Yet, Doctors WarnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    According to the Walgreens Flu Index, Nebraska ranks 4th just behind Texas and topping stated like New Jersey for flue activity. Here in Douglas County the numbers seem to agree, the health department says.

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  13. Death Certificate Change Shocks FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    For more than a year an Omaha family has been demanding justice. They point to a death certificate that showed a loved one died from a homicide.

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  14. Vehicle Careens Into Creek In Northwest OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A pregnant mother and her two children were lucky to escape with only minor injuries in a crash near North 156th and Saratoga streets in Omaha Wednesday morning. The accelerator reportedly stuck, causing the mother to lose control on 156th Street.

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  15. Ronald McDonald House Charities In Omaha Receive Dell GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha , is selected to be one of the recipients the Dell Powering the Possible Children's Cancer Care grant. The grant, totaling $170,000 in funding and $40,000 in product, will be shared amongst nine Ronald McDonald House Charities Chapters, and six Ronald McDonald Houses in cities where Dell has offices.

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  16. Mayor Says Witnesses Who Come Forward Will Be ProtectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    There is still no suspect in a shooting that killed three people and wounded five others according to Mayor Jean Stothert. In a press conference Tuesday, she asked witnesses to come forward, and guaranteed them that they will be protected.

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  17. Project Delays Raise QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    An Omaha homeowner has been waiting months for a contractor to build a new garage. He has good reason to lose patience after paying more than two-thousand dollars up front.

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  18. New UNO Study Concerning Pot Arrests In NebraskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Researchers from the University of Nebraska Omaha have released a study that has found since Colorado's approval of medicinal marijuana, there has been a large increase in the number of marijuana-related arrests in those Nebraska counties bordering Colorado. The study also shows a more moderate increase in those counties along the Interstate 80 corridor, compared to all other counties in the state.

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  19. Fiscal Year End Report For MECARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority is entering its 12th year of operation with focus on reinvesting in CenturyLink Center Omaha. Citing fewer major sporting events and added expenditures to maintain and upgrade the facility, MECA reports that profits were lower than in the previous fiscal year.

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  20. Erica Jenkins Sentenced to Life in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    That's the mandatory sentence for her conviction of First Degree Murder. The judge also sentenced her to 40-50 years for two connected weapons charges.

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