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Politics & Elections
7:45 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS bond issue goes to voters

Voters in the Omaha Public Schools district will decide in November if the district should borrow $421 million for a slate of projects.

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Health/Medical
1:15 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Douglas County has its first West Nile Virus case of the season

Douglas County has its first human case of West Nile Virus this season.

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Crime
1:04 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Omaha man convicted of several conspiracies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 48-year-old Omaha man has been convicted of conspiracies to launder money and sell controlled substances, among other crimes in Nebraska and Iowa.

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Government
8:23 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Law enforcement
8:20 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Chief: 'Cops' program leaves Springfield, Missouri, early

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams says the television show "Cops" has ended filming in Springfield early after one of the program's employees was shot to death in Omaha.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS board to decide if bond issue goes on November ballot

The Omaha Public Schools board will vote Thursday evening on whether or not to place a $421 million bond on the November 4th ballot.

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Government
2:09 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Bellevue University Celebrates Constitution Day

Bellevue University celebrates Constitution Day on Wednesday, September 17th with a lunchtime discussion. 

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Omaha
8:30 am
Wed August 27, 2014

COPS sound technician, armed robbery suspect killed in Omaha shooting

Images from a COPS camera show 32-year-old Cortez Washington armed with an Airsoft pistol inside Wendy's.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Police say they had no choice based on video evidence but to open fire on an armed robbery suspect at Wendy’s Tuesday night.

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Government
8:28 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Omaha City Council approves 2015 budget, with amendments

The Omaha City Council has approved Mayor Jean Stothert's 2015 budget, with a few amendments.

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Education
3:09 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

OpenSky Releases a Report on K-12 Funding

The OpenSky Policy Institute has released a new report called Investing in our Future: An Overview of Nebraska’s Education Funding System.

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