Omaha Newswire

Omaha Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Omaha, NE.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,335 for "u:wowt.com" in Omaha, NE

  1. 12-Year-Old Hit By Pickup Truck, Driver Not TicketedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A young Omaha boy was hit by a motorist suffered a broken jaw and lost a few teeth according to Omaha Police. The incident occurred shortly after 2:00 p.m. near 43rd and Laurel Avenues.

    Comment?

  2. New Freedom Cause For Holiday CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Some chose to celebrate Independence Day doing something they couldn't do this time last year, tie the knot with their same-sex partner. But it wasn't just gay couples taking advantage of the Supreme Court's landmark decision.

    Comment?

  3. Gun Found During Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Police pulled over a car at North 52nd Street and Sorensen Parkway in Omaha at 7:30 p.m. Officers noticed an open container of alcohol inside and a further search of the vehicle turned up a handgun.

    Comment?

  4. 4th Of July Pet PeevesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Fourth of July fireworks can be a lot of fun, but for pets they can be downright terrifying. The Nebraska Humane Society offers up some strategies to put your pet's mind at ease.

    Comment?

  5. Assault Victim In Critical ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A man was hospitalized in critical condition after being found lying in the middle of a Council Bluffs street Friday night. The man, whose name has not been released, was found under the viaduct at West Broadway and 10th Street just before 10:30 p.m. He had severe injuries from an assault and was taken to Nebraska Medicine in Omaha for treatment.

    Comment?

  6. Zephyr Offense Brings Fireworks in WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    In front of the first sellout crowd of the season at 9,023 fans, and fifth straight sellout on either July 3rd or July 4th in the five years at Werner Park, the Omaha Storm Chasers lost the series finale with the New Orleans Zephyrs by a score of 8-4. Omaha won the season series with New Orleans 9-7, but the two teams split the final 12 meetings.

    Comment?

  7. Groups Working To Combat Recent String Of ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    On Thursday Omaha Police said that this past week of shooting incidents come back to a select group of individuals. The news came after the latest incident, a fit of road rage ending with gunfire on the Interstate, put dozens of motorists at risk.

    Comment?

  8. Ashford On VA Shortfall: "More Work Remains To Be Done"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    In late June news came that funding for adult day care for Omaha and western Iowa veterans was being pulled due to a $2.5 billion shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care budget. Rep. Brad Ashford of Omaha announced this week that the decision to pull that funding isn't being ignored by his office.

    Comment?

  9. in Depth: Do Store-Bought Breathalyzers & Apps Really Work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    According to the Centers for disease control, a drunk driver kills one person every 50 minutes. There are 30 drunk driving deaths a day nationwide, and more than 10,000 every year.

    Comment?

  10. Driver Gets Probation In Firefighter's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A judge Thursday sentenced Jonathan Mumm to two years probation with a one-day jail term on the anniversary of the death of off-duty Omaha firefighter Scott Petersen. Before a standing-room only crowd in a Douglas County courtroom, Mumm awaited his sentence after pleading no contest to misdemeanor vehicular homicide.

    Comment?

  11. Deffenbaugh Says Improving Yard Waste Collection Is The PriorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    As part of an agreement reached today between The City of Omaha and Deffenbaugh Industries Inc. that will see concerns related to collection of Omaha residents' yard waste addressed, the City of Omaha has agreed to extend the co-collection of trash and yard waste through October. The co-collection allows Deffenbaugh.

    Comment?

  12. Speed, Alcohol Blamed For Crash, Two InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police say a car heading westbound on Center Street went off the road west of 67th Street just before 10 p.m., striking a light pole and a brick wall. The driver, 19-year-old Maurice Buckley of Omaha, was hospitalized for a collapsed lung and facial cut.

    Comment?

  13. Two Chasers Make Triple A All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Pacific Coast League today has unveiled its All-Stars for the First National Bank 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game on July 15 at 7:00 p.m. The 28th annual matchup will be broadcast live on MLB Network, the American Forces Network and the Triple-A All-Star Game Radio Network. Storm Chasers manager Brian Poldberg will oversee the PCL All-Star club, featuring 30 of the best players from across the league.

    Comment?

  14. Nebraska Humane Society To Make Good Use Of Donated Stadium TurfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    A new football field for Morningside College in Sioux City brings a bonus to the Nebraska Humane Society in Omaha. The old artificial turf will be used in the yards at the Humane Society for dogs to get some exercise.

    Comment?

  15. Property Owners Accuse OPS Of A Land GrabRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    An Omaha couple will fight to keep the land they have owned for generations - and the homes that sit on it. They received a surprise notice *warning* them they may be forced to sell.

    Comment?

  16. Volunteer Honored for 25 Years of DedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Twenty five years of service and dedication paid off for a local volunteer! Don Jones has been chosen as a Hunger Hero, for his work at Food Bank for the Heartland. There are only ten people that receive the honor across the nation.

    Comment?

  17. City Fines Deffenbaugh $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha city officials met behind closed doors Wednesday with executives of Deffenbaugh Industries, the company contracted to handle trash, yard waste, and recyclables. When it was over, the city fined the company $100,000 for having continuing problems with yard waste service.

    Comment?

  18. Two Storm Chasers Named To PCL All-Star RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The Pacific Coast League on Wednesday unveiled its selections for the Triple-A All-Star Game July 15th at Werner Park. Storm Chasers manager Brian Poldberg will oversee the PCL club.

    Comment?

  19. Police Investigate Minor CuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Omaha police were called to the area of 52nd and Boyd just before 11 a.m. Wednesday following a reported stabbing. On scene, WOWT 6 News was told that it was a minor cutting inside an apartment complex.

    Comment?

  20. I-80 Road Rage Incident InvestigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    One person was in custody and another is being sought following a road rage incident in which shots were fired at a vehicle along Interstate 80 in Omaha Wednesday morning. Omaha police and Nebraska State Patrol troopers responded to the scene near the I-80/480 interchange around 9 a.m. where one vehicle was found in a roadside ditch.

    Comment?

Omaha Job Listings
View or post Omaha job listings on Topix.
Omaha Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Omaha from Topix.
Omaha Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Omaha on Topix.