douglas county

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Danger from high water has prompted authorities to temporarily close access to the Elkhorn River in eastern Nebraska's Douglas County.

The dean of UNMC’s College of Public Health says the state of Nebraska has work to do to improve health and well-being.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new alert system in Douglas County will notify authorities when they're approaching a potentially dangerous person.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a man who was shot during a confrontation with deputies in west Omaha has died.

Douglas County’s new fiscal year budget does not include a property tax increase.

Douglas County has its first confirmed West Nile Virus case of the season.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Douglas County sheriff's deputy has been found not guilty of violating narcotics laws in acquiring medication.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two deputies involved in the shooting of a man in a west Omaha convenience store parking lot this week.

Authorities have identified a man who allegedly pulled a gun and shot at a sheriff's deputy Tuesday morning before being shot by another.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man who pulled a gun and shot at a sheriff's deputy has been shot by another deputy on the northwest side of Omaha.