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Government
11:50 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Legislation introduced to abolish death penalty in Nebraska

Nebraska would become the 18th state in the United States to abolish the death penalty under a bill introduced by Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha.

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Council Bluffs
10:57 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Mom and child injured in shooting at Council Bluffs apartment complex

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A mother and her 2-year-old child have been wounded in a shooting at an apartment complex on the east side of Council Bluffs.

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Omaha
9:13 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Brazilian man convicted of Omaha murders tries to avoid death sentence

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for a man convicted of killing a husband and wife and their 7-year-old son have filed a motion to try to keep him from being sentenced to death.

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Sarpy County
3:58 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Bellevue man gets life in prison for killing stepdaughter

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his stepdaughter on the front porch of her mother's home in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.

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Government
2:55 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

OPD to expand gang unit, add staff

The Omaha Police Department’s gang unit will expand, and add a specialist in South Omaha.

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Government
2:22 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Omaha Mayor wants end to furloughs for violent offenders

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle wants violent offenders to be excluded from a state furlough program for inmates.

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Omaha
12:59 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Police: man killed in officer-involved shooting had two guns, used child as human shield

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer and investigators address an officer-involved shooting that happened Tuesday morning.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

An officer-involved shooting in north Omaha Tuesday morning began with a domestic violence 911 call.

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Omaha
11:13 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Man killed in north Omaha shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after a shooting at a house in north Omaha.

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Omaha
8:27 am
Fri December 28, 2012

12-year-old charged with allegedly threatening classmates

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha middle school student is facing charges because police say he threatened to kill some of his classmates who teased him.

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Omaha
8:48 am
Thu December 27, 2012

Man arrested in connection with Christmas Eve stabbing in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested a suspect in connection with the stabbing death of an Omaha man on Christmas Eve.

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