Omaha, NE – Omaha Police are investigating two shooting incidents that happened about four hours apart Wednesday.
Police do not believe the shootings are related. The first happened at 11:30 AM at 3rd and Cedar Streets. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies were serving a warrant for probation violation to 37-year-old David Cermak. A struggle ensued and Cermak exchanged gunfire with deputies. He was killed and two sheriff's deputies were injured.
Omaha, NE – Polk and Pottawattamie Counties would be in the same Congressional District under a redistricting plan the Iowa General Assembly will soon consider.
That plan was met with mixed results at the first of four public hearings on Iowa's new redistricting plan Monday night in Council Bluffs. The Congressional map creates four districts, eliminating Congressman Steve King's western Iowa fifth district.
Omaha, NE – Baseball will be played at Omaha's new downtown stadium for the first time April 19th.
TD Ameritrade Park Omaha was the subject of the March noon forum, held Thursday at the Omaha Press Club. The $128 million, 24,000 seat stadium will be the new home of the College World Series, Creighton University baseball, the Omaha Nighthawks, and concerts.
Omaha, NE – Omaha's Neighborhood Clean-Ups begin next Saturday.
Six clean-up days are being offered this year: April 9th, 16th, and 30th, and May 7th, 14th, and 21st. Appliances, tires, automotive batteries, chairs, and couches are among the items that are accepted. Cindy Smilley, Executive Director of Keep Omaha Beautiful, says bricks, any liquids of any type, railroad ties, rocks, yard waste, and cement can't be collected.