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Key moments in Kim Jong Un's diplomatic charm offensive - Omaha World-Herald

Key moments in Kim Jong Un's diplomatic charm offensive  Omaha World-Herald

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week expands a diplomatic charm offensive ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 6:04 am


REVIEW: Omaha band Thick Paint's debut album doesn't disappoint - Daily Nebraskan

REVIEW: Omaha band Thick Paint's debut album doesn't disappoint  Daily Nebraskan

At first listen, you'd be hard pressed not to mix up Thick Paint with some sort of time-traveling crew of musicians assembled from bands of both the future and the.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 6:00 am


Manson follower Van Houten gets another shot at release - Omaha World-Herald

Manson follower Van Houten gets another shot at release  Omaha World-Herald

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at getting out of prison following a years-long saga that has seen ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 5:08 am


Metro Community College approves $4.2 million renovation to Booker Building - Omaha World-Herald

Metro Community College approves $4.2 million renovation to Booker Building  Omaha World-Herald

Fort Omaha has a history that reaches back to the 1860s, and Metropolitan Community College has done enough new construction there to guarantee that the ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 5:00 am


With no explanation, judge gives woman probation for inadvertently killing rival's daughter - Omaha World-Herald

With no explanation, judge gives woman probation for inadvertently killing rival's daughter  Omaha World-Herald

Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said he "respectfully disagrees" with Judge James Gleason's sentence. Probation is extremely rare in death cases — and ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Wednesday's Area Events | Scoreboard - Omaha World-Herald

Wednesday's Area Events | Scoreboard  Omaha World-Herald

PCL. 6:35 p.m.: Memphis at Omaha (at Werner Park). COLLEGE BASEBALL. 3 p.m.: Bellevue at Dakota State (doubleheader). 6 p.m.: Creighton at Kansas.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 3:32 am


Creighton juniors Martin Krampelj and Davion Mintz declare for NBA draft - Omaha World-Herald

Creighton juniors Martin Krampelj and Davion Mintz declare for NBA draft  Omaha World-Herald

Creighton juniors Martin Krampelj and Davion Mintz were both included on the NBA draft's early entry list, which was released Tuesday by the NBA ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:57 am


Council Bluffs St. Albert boys tennis wins third straight city title - Omaha World-Herald

Council Bluffs St. Albert boys tennis wins third straight city title  Omaha World-Herald

It seems safe to call this the golden age of Council Bluffs St. Albert boys tennis. The Falcons had some excellent players in the 1980s and '90s, but they ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:31 am


Community center to be named after Subby Anzaldo, longtime Omaha public servant - WOWT

Community center to be named after Subby Anzaldo, longtime Omaha public servant  WOWT

A former mayor of Omaha was honored for his *service* at Tuesday's city council meeting.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:18 pm


Jury to decide if deadly bunker fire was crime or accident - Omaha World-Herald

Jury to decide if deadly bunker fire was crime or accident  Omaha World-Herald

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader engaged in "extreme risk-taking behavior" before a fire broke out in his Maryland home and killed a man who ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:45 pm


Window to win with Adrian Martinez is short, so Scott Frost wants playmakers to step up now - Omaha World-Herald

Window to win with Adrian Martinez is short, so Scott Frost wants playmakers to step up now  Omaha World-Herald

Martinez will move on from NU in two or three seasons, so the Huskers' chance to win with No. 2 is now. And Frost knows it's important, heading into the.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:36 pm


Kathmandu Momo Station is open in Blackstone | Omaha Dines - Omaha World-Herald

Kathmandu Momo Station is open in Blackstone | Omaha Dines  Omaha World-Herald

Kathmandu Momo Station is opening its brick-and-mortar location in Blackstone today.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


Omaha Land Bank giving away vacant lots, $5,000 development funds - WOWT

Omaha Land Bank giving away vacant lots, $5,000 development funds  WOWT

Omaha Land Bank is giving away three vacant lots along with $5000 in development funds in order to help increase property values.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:27 pm


Best of the weekend: The Gene Leahy Mall is nearly dry; Omaha's 38 essential restaurants — and 6 other can't-miss stories - Omaha World-Herald

Best of the weekend: The Gene Leahy Mall is nearly dry; Omaha's 38 essential restaurants — and 6 other can't-miss stories  Omaha World-Herald

The World-Herald creates lots of important journalism — stories, photos, video — that is both timely and compelling. But we also know our readers are busy.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:49 pm


UNO names new senior vice chancellor for academic affairs - Omaha World-Herald

UNO names new senior vice chancellor for academic affairs  Omaha World-Herald

An administrator who resigned as a dean last year from a New York university has been named senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:30 pm


Photos: Henry Doorly Zoo welcomes new giraffe calf - Omaha World-Herald

Photos: Henry Doorly Zoo welcomes new giraffe calf  Omaha World-Herald

A new giraffe calf was born on April 16, 2019 at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:30 pm


Demand Outpaces Availability of Omaha Concrete Contractors - ForConstructionPros.com

Demand Outpaces Availability of Omaha Concrete Contractors  ForConstructionPros.com

While the lingering winter weather is one reason for the lack of availability, a shortage of labor is the biggest driver.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:30 pm


Indie rock band Interpol will play the Holland Center - Omaha World-Herald

Indie rock band Interpol will play the Holland Center  Omaha World-Herald

It's been nearly a decade since the indie rock band came to Omaha.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:19 pm


Judge adds 20-40 years to life sentence of Omaha woman - 1011now

Judge adds 20-40 years to life sentence of Omaha woman  1011now

YORK, Neb. (AP) - A judge has added 20 to 40 more years to the life sentence being served by a woman who helped her brother kill a man in Omaha.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:45 pm


Editorial: Omaha leaders should weigh carefully the competing trash pickup bids - Omaha World-Herald

Editorial: Omaha leaders should weigh carefully the competing trash pickup bids  Omaha World-Herald

Members of the Omaha City Council are right to say they want to consider a Minnesota's company's trash-pickup proposal that Mayor Jean Stothert rejected in ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:15 am


Editorial: Mueller report refutes Julian Assange's false claims about Seth Rich - Omaha World-Herald

Editorial: Mueller report refutes Julian Assange's false claims about Seth Rich  Omaha World-Herald

People differ strongly in their reactions to the report by special counsel Robert Mueller, but we are happy that the investigation has conclusively put to rest the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:01 am


Nebraska State Patrol finds 368 pounds of marijuana during I-80 traffic stop on 4/20 - Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska State Patrol finds 368 pounds of marijuana during I-80 traffic stop on 4/20  Omaha World-Herald

A 37-year-old Indiana man was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana and possession with intent to deliver. He was taken to the Seward County Jail.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Live updates: Public weighs in on Omaha's proposed trash contract, plastic bag ban - Omaha World-Herald

Live updates: Public weighs in on Omaha's proposed trash contract, plastic bag ban  Omaha World-Herald

The City Council will hold a public hearing at 2 p.m. in the legislative chambers of the County-City Building on the proposed trash contract.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Ex-director accused of taking more than $200000 from Grand Island Northwest show choir - Omaha World-Herald

Ex-director accused of taking more than $200000 from Grand Island Northwest show choir  Omaha World-Herald

David Sackschewsky was arrested Friday following a Sept. 27 complaint of suspicious transactions on the bank account of the 14 Karat Gold Show Choir at ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:00 am


New options for public school boundaries in northwest Omaha - KETV Omaha

New options for public school boundaries in northwest Omaha  KETV Omaha

In 2022, Omaha Public Schools plans to open a new high school at 156th and Ida.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:04 am


Gov. Reynolds' signature all that's needed to bring legal sports betting to Iowa - Omaha World-Herald

Gov. Reynolds' signature all that's needed to bring legal sports betting to Iowa  Omaha World-Herald

Gov. Kim Reynolds so far isn't saying whether she'll sign a bill to legalize sports betting in Iowa finished its journey through the Iowa General Assembly Monday.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:28 am


Royals reliever Tim Hill returns from Triple-A Omaha - Kansas City Star

Royals reliever Tim Hill returns from Triple-A Omaha  Kansas City Star

Royals reliever Tim Hill began the season with the major-league club, but he struggled with command before being optioned to the minors on April 9.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:22 am


The Machine is coming to Omaha - KMTV - 3 News Now

The Machine is coming to Omaha  KMTV - 3 News Now

Comic/podcaster Bert Kreischer is coming to Omaha. The Machine will be at the Holland Performing Arts Center this September as part of his Body Shots World ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:12 pm


Local News High demand for concrete companies in Omaha Phil Bergman 6:02 PM, Apr 22 - KMTV - 3 News Now

Local News High demand for concrete companies in Omaha Phil Bergman 6:02 PM, Apr 22  KMTV - 3 News Now

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — With spring construction season starting up, concrete companies are seeing a consistent stream of business. 3 News Now heard ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:02 pm


'She always had a smile': 6-year-old Bellevue girl dies after being hit by SUV - Omaha World-Herald

'She always had a smile': 6-year-old Bellevue girl dies after being hit by SUV  Omaha World-Herald

The girl had been outside with family when she either ran in front of a Ford Expedition or to the vehicle's side and was struck as the Expedition pulled away.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:28 pm


Man who drove 4 mph, then 147 mph, arrested on Interstate 80 in Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald

Man who drove 4 mph, then 147 mph, arrested on Interstate 80 in Nebraska  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska State Patrol troopers arrested a California man Saturday who is accused of driving under the influence of drugs while driving 4 mph and, later, 147 ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:42 pm


Heres Why Giant Nebraska Potholes Being Hailed As Hero - Patch.com

Heres Why Giant Nebraska Potholes Being Hailed As Hero  Patch.com

Why Giant Nebraska Pothole's Being Hailed As Hero - Omaha, NE - Potholes wreck rims and tires and throw a vehicle's alignment way off. But in Nebraska, a ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:34 pm


Promo Preview: Omaha joke becomes reality | MiLB.com - MiLB.com

Promo Preview: Omaha joke becomes reality | MiLB.com  MiLB.com

On April Fools' Day, the Omaha Storm Chasers announced that they would play as the Potholes. That joke is now reality: Potholes Night is April 24.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:43 pm


Road to Omaha: Everything you need to know about D-FW's college baseball teams - Dallas News

Road to Omaha: Everything you need to know about D-FW's college baseball teams  Dallas News

The college baseball world gathers every summer in Omaha, Neb. to crown its national champion at the end of the College World Series.In the months...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 2:30 pm


Could Omaha get third trash bin, separate yard waste pickup and composting for less money? - Omaha World-Herald

Could Omaha get third trash bin, separate yard waste pickup and composting for less money?  Omaha World-Herald

Thanks for subscribing to the Omaha World-Herald and supporting local journalism. As a subscriber, you have exclusive access to articles that carry the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:00 am


For longtime World-Herald circulation director, family was everything - Omaha World-Herald

For longtime World-Herald circulation director, family was everything  Omaha World-Herald

Thomas L. Kielty worked for decades at the Omaha World-Herald in advertising, circulation and marketing, rising to director of circulation and president of a ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Medicaid expansion could reduce benefits to some 25000 Nebraskans now on the program - Omaha World-Herald

Medicaid expansion could reduce benefits to some 25000 Nebraskans now on the program  Omaha World-Herald

LINCOLN — The state's plan for carrying out voter-approved Medicaid expansion could mean taking away some health care services from about 25,000 ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:04 am


Monday's Area Events | Scoreboard - Omaha World-Herald

Monday's Area Events | Scoreboard  Omaha World-Herald

PCL. 6:35 p.m. Omaha at New Orleans. HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL. 1 p.m.: Omaha Creighton Prep at Kansas City Rockhurst (doubleheader). 4:30 p.m.: Millard ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 11:55 pm


Medical helicopter makes emergency landing on Arlington High School football field - Omaha World-Herald

Medical helicopter makes emergency landing on Arlington High School football field  Omaha World-Herald

There was no immediate word on the patient's condition or where the helicopter had come from or was headed to.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 6:08 am


Public Pulse: Investing in Omaha; Examining our biases; Curbing robocalls; backwards on yard waste - Omaha World-Herald

Public Pulse: Investing in Omaha; Examining our biases; Curbing robocalls; backwards on yard waste  Omaha World-Herald

As an Omaha business owner, I read Henry Cordes' March 31 article “ 'We have a workforce crisis' in Nebraska” with great interest. Greater Omaha Chamber of ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:01 am


Whiteclay activists outline vision for fetal alcohol syndrome treatment center - Omaha World-Herald

Whiteclay activists outline vision for fetal alcohol syndrome treatment center  Omaha World-Herald

Two years after the notorious beer stores in Whiteclay were shut down, activists will outline their vision to create a treatment center for fetal alcohol syndrome in ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Residential real estate transfers, April 21 | Real Estate Transfers - Omaha World-Herald

Residential real estate transfers, April 21 | Real Estate Transfers  Omaha World-Herald

State Street Investments LLC to Richland Homes LLC, 7720 N. 158th St., $43,950. State Street Investments LLC to Richland Homes LLC, 16002 Reynolds St., ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Nebraska 2nd District Democrats lag far behind Don Bacon in fundraising, but they say it's early - Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska 2nd District Democrats lag far behind Don Bacon in fundraising, but they say it's early  Omaha World-Herald

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon raised roughly 10 times as much as any of his potential Democratic opponents in the first three months of 2019.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Omaha's Terence 'Bud' Crawford scores unconventional TKO against Amir Khan - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha's Terence 'Bud' Crawford scores unconventional TKO against Amir Khan  Omaha World-Herald

NEW YORK — An Omaha-born world champion came to the Big Apple to defend his title belt against a challenger no one gave a chance, only to be stunned in ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Omaha native Noah Fant on verge of history as potential first-round NFL draft pick - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha native Noah Fant on verge of history as potential first-round NFL draft pick  Omaha World-Herald

Thanks for subscribing to the Omaha World-Herald and supporting local journalism. As a subscriber, you have exclusive access to articles that carry the ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 1:54 am


Keep Omaha Beautiful celebrates Earth Day with cleanup project at Adams Park in North Omaha - KMTV - 3 News Now

Keep Omaha Beautiful celebrates Earth Day with cleanup project at Adams Park in North Omaha  KMTV - 3 News Now

Every year Keep Omaha Beautiful does an open invitation event around Earth Day where they encourage members of the community to volunteer with a huge ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 12:55 am


Council Bluffs man in critical condition after explosion Friday - Omaha World-Herald

Council Bluffs man in critical condition after explosion Friday  Omaha World-Herald

COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs man was in critical condition Saturday after being injured in an explosion Friday, according to a spokesman at the ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 10:08 pm


Omaha set to debut city’s first rapid transit line in 2020 - Raleigh News & Observer

Omaha set to debut city’s first rapid transit line in 2020  Raleigh News & Observer

Omaha's biggest mass transit investment in decades is coming. Now officials are out in the community with a message: Get ready. After years of preparations ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:41 pm


Omaha bars and restaurants showing Saturday's Bud Crawford-Amir Khan fight - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha bars and restaurants showing Saturday's Bud Crawford-Amir Khan fight  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha native Terence "Bud" Crawford returns to the ring Saturday, but his fight against Amir Khan will only be shown on pay-per-view.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Golf course guide: Nebraska and surrounding areas | Local golf - Omaha World-Herald

Golf course guide: Nebraska and surrounding areas | Local golf  Omaha World-Herald

A list of every golf course in Nebraska and western Iowa, plus select courses in other surrounding areas. The list includes location, course name, phone number ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:47 pm


After earning PGA of America award, Omaha golf teacher James Sieckmann moves to head of the class - Omaha World-Herald

After earning PGA of America award, Omaha golf teacher James Sieckmann moves to head of the class  Omaha World-Herald

When he got the call from the PGA of America that he was its 2018 Teacher of the Year, James Sieckmann felt flattered. Humbled. A little embarrassed. Gratified.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:20 pm


Omaha man killed in workplace incident remembered as hard-working - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha man killed in workplace incident remembered as hard-working  Omaha World-Herald

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Papillion police are investigating what happened.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:53 pm


Nebraska's 2.8% March jobless rate down over past year - Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska's 2.8% March jobless rate down over past year  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged last month at 2.8%, and it's unclear whether any jobs lost to spring floodwaters will markedly change that ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:36 pm


Teen music sensation JoJo Siwa makes surprise visit to Omaha school - Omaha World-Herald

Teen music sensation JoJo Siwa makes surprise visit to Omaha school  Omaha World-Herald

If your daughter started wearing giant bows in her hair, this rising star is probably responsible.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:00 am


The 2019 Maha Festival lineup has been announced. Here is who's coming to Omaha - Omaha World-Herald

The 2019 Maha Festival lineup has been announced. Here is who's coming to Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

Scheduled for Aug. 16 and 17, the festival is heavy on female-fronted acts with six of its 10 main acts prominently featuring women.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Nebraska and Iowa lawmakers respond to release of Mueller report - Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska and Iowa lawmakers respond to release of Mueller report  Omaha World-Herald

World-Herald staff writer Joseph Morton collected responses from Nebraska and Iowa lawmakers on the release of the Mueller report.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:00 am


Services set for professional bowler from Omaha killed in crash - Omaha World-Herald

Services set for professional bowler from Omaha killed in crash  Omaha World-Herald

A celebration of life *service* will be Saturday for the professional bowler and double-lung recipient who was fatally injured in a crash earlier this month.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 12:20 am


Man crushed to death in workplace incident in Papillion - Omaha World-Herald

Man crushed to death in workplace incident in Papillion  Omaha World-Herald

It was the second of two deadly workplace incidents Thursday in Nebraska. In the other, one man died and another was critically injured in a fall in Fremont.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:17 pm


Omaha's The Drover has its opening date pushed back - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha's The Drover has its opening date pushed back  Omaha World-Herald

The Drover, which planned to reopen in April after a fire in December, has pushed its opening date back to mid-2019.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:00 pm


The water in Omaha's Gene Leahy Mall is nearly gone. Here's where it went and how workers did it - Omaha World-Herald

The water in Omaha's Gene Leahy Mall is nearly gone. Here's where it went and how workers did it  Omaha World-Herald

Downtown Omaha's signature water feature is nearly dry, a key step toward the city's donor-driven $290 million riverfront makeover.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 7:09 pm


Giant pothole may have saved Omaha man's life - 1011now

Giant pothole may have saved Omaha man's life  1011now

GRETNA, Neb. (WOWT) - Everyone complains about potholes popping up in the spring, but one man may have potholes to thank for saving his life. Monday ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 6:31 pm


List: Nebraska high school recruits sign with college teams - Omaha World-Herald

List: Nebraska high school recruits sign with college teams  Omaha World-Herald

A giant list of Nebraska high school athletes who have signed with college teams.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:23 pm


With her toddler in tow, prosecutors say, Omaha woman couldn't escape her ex-boyfriend - Omaha World-Herald

With her toddler in tow, prosecutors say, Omaha woman couldn't escape her ex-boyfriend  Omaha World-Herald

A trial opened Wednesday in the first-degree murder trial of a man accused in the slaying of 21-year-old Kay Nelson, a mother of two.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Omaha metro area keeps growing; 1 million population still 5 years away - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha metro area keeps growing; 1 million population still 5 years away  Omaha World-Herald

Sarpy County and other Nebraska counties in the Omaha metro reflect slightly slower growth rates.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Omaha gets landlord registry, regular inspections after Stothert puts away her veto pen - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha gets landlord registry, regular inspections after Stothert puts away her veto pen  Omaha World-Herald

After the mayor let the council's 4-3 vote stand, the inspections would begin in 2022 and be staggered over the next 10 years.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Pothole jolts man's heart rate back to normal on way to Omaha hospital. Here's how that's possible - Omaha World-Herald

Pothole jolts man's heart rate back to normal on way to Omaha hospital. Here's how that's possible  Omaha World-Herald

Most drivers get a sinking feeling when their cars clunk into crater-like potholes. But one pothole did a passenger a favor when the ambulance he was in struck it, ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Authorities arrest several Omaha gang members linked to refugee community - Omaha World-Herald

Authorities arrest several Omaha gang members linked to refugee community  Omaha World-Herald

Several Omaha gang members accused of violent crimes, drug sales and robberies were arrested Wednesday by federal and local law enforcement officers.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Huge 8th inning leads Nebraska over Omaha - 1011now

Huge 8th inning leads Nebraska over Omaha  1011now

Trailing 3-0 after the first inning, Nebraska (21-11) came from behind to storm past Omaha, 8-5, at Werner Park on Wednesday night.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:00 am


'School of Rock,' 'Dragons Love Tacos' among upcoming Omaha theater offerings - Omaha World-Herald

'School of Rock,' 'Dragons Love Tacos' among upcoming Omaha theater offerings  Omaha World-Herald

"School of Rock" and "Dragons Love Tacos" are among the upcoming theater offerings in the Omaha metro.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 1:30 am


Breakout senior year has Omaha Central's John Tonje ready for 'next level' with Colorado State - Omaha World-Herald

Breakout senior year has Omaha Central's John Tonje ready for 'next level' with Colorado State  Omaha World-Herald

John Tonje's path to Division I college basketball wasn't filled with scholarship offers showered upon him at a young age, like a lot of the young AAU phenoms ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 11:21 pm


47-year-old Omaha man dies after crash involving OPS school bus; no children were on board - Omaha World-Herald

47-year-old Omaha man dies after crash involving OPS school bus; no children were on board  Omaha World-Herald

A 47-year-old Omaha man died in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 680 in which his car was struck by an oncoming school bus.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 10:54 pm


Bellevue man flown to hospital following motorcycle crash near Buccaneer Bay - Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue man flown to hospital following motorcycle crash near Buccaneer Bay  Omaha World-Herald

A Bellevue man was flown to an Omaha hospital Tuesday after he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and it crashed near Buccaneer Bay in Cass ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:29 pm


Potholes, trash and personality spur push to recall Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert - Omaha World-Herald

Potholes, trash and personality spur push to recall Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert  Omaha World-Herald

The Coalition to Recall Stothert filed paperwork April 11 with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission to raise funds for a possible recall petition.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Omaha police helicopter makes emergency landing; no one injured - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha police helicopter makes emergency landing; no one injured  Omaha World-Herald

A mechanical failure Tuesday morning forced the Able-1 pilots to land in an open field near the North Omaha Airport.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 5:00 am


32-year-old Omaha man killed in crash on U.S. Highway 75 near Lake Street - Omaha World-Herald

32-year-old Omaha man killed in crash on U.S. Highway 75 near Lake Street  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha police said a 2015 Nissan Altima sedan was northbound on Highway 75 after 1 a.m. when it struck the rear bumper of a northbound 1995 Chevy Tahoe.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 1:53 pm


Omaha Housing Authority names local nonprofit leader as new CEO - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha Housing Authority names local nonprofit leader as new CEO  Omaha World-Herald

Joanie Poore is vice president of the local social services nonprofit Heartland Family *Service*. She'll be paid $155000 a year to lead the federally funded Omaha ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Omaha man, 27, who's accused of being driver in fatal shooting will stand trial - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha man, 27, who's accused of being driver in fatal shooting will stand trial  Omaha World-Herald

Adonus Moses and two others, James Sawyer and Christina Stover, are charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Elijah Foster.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Industrial hemp could be on its way back in Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald

Industrial hemp could be on its way back in Nebraska  Omaha World-Herald

Despite warnings from some senators, the Legislature gave 37-4 first-round approval to a bill that would legalize industrial hemp and its products, including ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 2:55 am


Professional bowler from Omaha fatally injured in Iowa crash - Omaha World-Herald

Professional bowler from Omaha fatally injured in Iowa crash  Omaha World-Herald

David Williams Jr., a professional bowler from Omaha, was fatally injured in a single-vehicle crash in southeast Iowa on Thursday, authorities said.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Pedestrian critically injured when hit by vehicle in South Omaha - Omaha World-Herald

Pedestrian critically injured when hit by vehicle in South Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

A pedestrian was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center in critical condition Sunday evening after being hit by a vehicle south of 10th and Bancroft Streets, ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Omaha's biggest mass transit investment in decades moves closer to reality - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha's biggest mass transit investment in decades moves closer to reality  Omaha World-Herald

The first visible progress could appear in June as a contractor starts building 24 new raised station platforms along Dodge and Douglas Streets. The goal is to ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Council Bluffs students hold walkout over transgender student seeking to use women's bathroom - Omaha World-Herald

Council Bluffs students hold walkout over transgender student seeking to use women's bathroom  Omaha World-Herald

About 60 Abraham Lincoln High School students left the classroom Thursday morning in a walkout in which groups showed opposition — and support — for a ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Omaha middle school administrator arrested on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault of a child - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha middle school administrator arrested on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault of a child  Omaha World-Herald

Todd M. Compton, 47, was booked into the Douglas County Jail and is awaiting his first appearance before a judge.

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Review: Steve Martin and Martin Short prove their legendary status in Omaha - Omaha World-Herald

Review: Steve Martin and Martin Short prove their legendary status in Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

Find out why it made this reviewer laugh until his face hurt.

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Wet storm system headed for Nebraska; 'It looks like it's going to be a doozy' - Omaha World-Herald

Wet storm system headed for Nebraska; 'It looks like it's going to be a doozy'  Omaha World-Herald

Blizzard conditions, rain, strong winds and perhaps even damaging hail are in the mix. Whether flooding might occur and where is yet to be seen.

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


24-year-old Omaha man killed in one-vehicle crash - Omaha World-Herald

24-year-old Omaha man killed in one-vehicle crash  Omaha World-Herald

Jacob S. Folda was pronounced dead at the scene, according to an Omaha police statement.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Bellevue husband, wife die in motorcycle-pickup collision - Omaha World-Herald

Bellevue husband, wife die in motorcycle-pickup collision  Omaha World-Herald

A Bellevue couple died Saturday after their motorcycle collided in an intersection with a pickup driven by a 16-year-old.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


NuStyle changes the landscape of urban Omaha by converting old buildings into apartments - Omaha World-Herald

NuStyle changes the landscape of urban Omaha by converting old buildings into apartments  Omaha World-Herald

The family-owned real estate development company has carved out 2007 apartments from eight aging overlooked structures in just the last six years. But the ...

Published on 7 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Traffic-diverting projects coming this summer to the interstate system - Omaha World-Herald

Traffic-diverting projects coming this summer to the interstate system  Omaha World-Herald

The head of the Nebraska transportation office in Omaha is alerting motorists: This construction season's road projects will cause traffic backups, maybe ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Bill Tech, former Omaha travel executive, dies in Texas at 70 - Omaha World-Herald

Bill Tech, former Omaha travel executive, dies in Texas at 70  Omaha World-Herald

The longtime head of Travel and Transport made his office a shrine to sports in his native Chicago. He battled cancer for 32 years, and helped build Hope House ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


There's great music in Omaha: These five shows prove it - Omaha World-Herald

There's great music in Omaha: These five shows prove it  Omaha World-Herald

The biggest, the best, the coolest concerts coming this week.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Five people are arrested in shooting of 13-year-old boy in Omaha - Omaha World-Herald

Five people are arrested in shooting of 13-year-old boy in Omaha  Omaha World-Herald

Omaha police announced the arrests Monday. Arrests were made over the weekend.

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Shining the light on — and honoring — Nebraska development projects that overcame challenges - Omaha World-Herald

Shining the light on — and honoring — Nebraska development projects that overcame challenges  Omaha World-Herald

Among the projects that will be highlighted Friday during the 30th annual Commercial Real Estate Summit is one that involves transforming an entire blighted ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Worker filling potholes in Omaha is critically injured when struck in chain-reaction crash - Omaha World-Herald

Worker filling potholes in Omaha is critically injured when struck in chain-reaction crash  Omaha World-Herald

A pickup truck hit another pickup truck and pushed it forward, hitting the man, who then fell and hit his head on the steel bucket of a skid loader, police.

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


For 2nd time in 3 weeks, inmate testifies against a cellmate in an Omaha murder trial - Omaha World-Herald

For 2nd time in 3 weeks, inmate testifies against a cellmate in an Omaha murder trial  Omaha World-Herald

Marvin Stockdale was in court to testify to admissions he says his cellmate, Jason “Pockets” Devers, made about involvement in the Jan. 6, 2018, shooting death ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Top 10 worst intersections for accidents in Omaha | Omaha Metro - Omaha World-Herald

Top 10 worst intersections for accidents in Omaha | Omaha Metro  Omaha World-Herald

The City of Omaha last published its crash statistics for Omaha intersections in 2016. Here's a look at what the numbers show.

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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