Omaha, NE – One person is hospitalized after a small plane crash early Thursday morning at Omaha's Eppley Airfield.
Omaha Police were called to the airport just after 4:30 am for a report that a single-engine plane had crashed in a pond on airport property. Omaha Police Lieutenant Darci Tierney says the pilot, a 36-year-old man from Montana, survived the crash. He was taken to Creighton University Medical Center for observation. There were no passengers on the plane.
The cause of the small plane crash isn't yet known.
Omaha, NE – Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle wants an extension of the deadline for the Douglas County Election Commission to verify recall petition signatures.
Suttle, through his attorney, filed a request for a restraining order last Wednesday in Douglas County District Court. The lawsuit names the Election Commission and Commissioner Dave Phipps as defendants. Suttle's lawsuit alleges electioneering by recall petition circulators in the Election Commission office.
Omaha, NE – The chairman of an Israel university's Holocaust Studies program says only about 11-percent of Jewish children survived through World War Two.
Boaz Cohen spoke earlier this week at Creighton University. He's chair of the Holocaust Studies Program at Western Galilee University in Akko, Israel. Cohen's research focuses on the testimonies of Jewish children who survived the Holocaust. He says three-and-a-half million Jews were killed in 1942 during the Holocaust.