Council Bluffs, IA – Iowa lawmakers return to session Monday with a new Governor and a divided Legislature.
November's election resulted in a Republican-controlled House and a Democrat-controlled Senate. Former Governor Terry Branstad won election over Democrat Chet Culver. Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs says the Legislature must focus this session on job creation.
Omaha, NE – Classes resumed Friday at Millard South High School, two days after a shooting there killed Assistant Principal Vicki Kaspar.
About one thousand students gathered outside the school this morning to walk in together. Two days ago, 17-year-old Robert Butler Junior shot Kaspar and Principal Curtis Case in the school's office. Kaspar died Wednesday night. Curtis remains hospitalized at Creighton University Medical Center. Butler then took his own life.
Omaha, NE – Millard South High School's assistant principal is being remembered as an administrator who loved her students and her job.
Vicki Kaspar died Wednesday night at Creighton University Medical Center. She and principal Curtis Case were shot Wednesday afternoon in the school's office by 17-year-old Robert Butler Jr. Butler, a senior at Millard South, fled the scene and was found dead a short time later of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Butler was the son of an Omaha Police detective.
Omaha, NE – Millard South High School Assistant Principal Vicki Kaspar died Wednesday evening after she and principal Curtis Case were shot by a student.
Omaha Police responded to the school at 149th and Q streets just before one PM Wednesday for a report of a shooting in the office. The suspect fled the scene and was found dead a short time later in a car on 147th Street.