Omaha, NE – The Douglas County Election Commission verified 28,720 recall petition signatures, setting up a possible recall election in January.
The Mayor Suttle Recall Committee turned in more than 37,000 signatures November 19th. During a news conference Saturday, Election Commissioner Dave Phipps announced that 25 percent of the recall petition signatures were thrown out.
Omaha, NE – The Salvation Army's Winter Night Watch program has expanded for its 22nd year.
Winter Night Watch began Wednesday evening. The program, which provides meals and warm clothing to Omaha's homeless and near-homeless, has two mobile operations this year. One canteen covers north and east Omaha, five nights a week.
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.