Omaha, NE – Omaha's Rosenblatt Stadium is nearly at capacity every day of the College World Series.
CWS of Omaha Ticket Chairman Herb Hames says attendance so far this Series has averaged 22,900 per game. That's well ahead of last year, and close to Rosenblatt's capacity of 23,145. Ticket sales are 17,000 ahead of this time last year.
Omaha< Nebraska – Jazz in the Afternoon presents a conversation with Karrin Allyson. The internationally acclaimed vocalist returns to Omaha Friday June 19th to perform a benefit concert for two local non profit organizations, Hospice House and Ted E. Bear Hollow.
Omaha, NE – The Mid-America Council of Boy Scouts are remembering the four people killed when a tornado destroyed the camp June 11, 2008.
A ceremony Thursday in Omaha recognized the event. The camp and ranger's home were heavily destroyed in the tornado at the Little Sioux Scout Ranch. The Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts lowered their flags to half staff at the Omaha office.
Omaha, NE – West Nile Virus surveillance is underway in Douglas County and throughout Nebraska.
The Department of Health and Human Services began surveillance June first. Douglas County's mosquito trapping began Wednesday. West Nile Virus is a mosquito-borne illness. Many people who contract the virus don't have any symptoms but some can become seriously ill or die.
Omaha, NE – Children in the Omaha area who used to have to sit on the sidelines and watch baseball games, now have a league of their own. The mission of the All Play Miracle League is to give kids a chance to play ball regardless of their ability. Martin Wells reports.
Slideshow: Jordan Hill and the All Play Miracle League in Action
Papillion, NE – Bellevue and La Vista's Mayors are weighing in on Sarpy County's decision to locate the Omaha Royals' new home in Papillion.
Sarpy County Commissioners voted 3-2 Monday to build a stadium at 120th Street and Highway 370. That site beat out the Kennedy Town Center in Bellevue and Southport West in La Vista. Cost, potential for growth, aesthetics, parking, and traffic were all factors in the decision.