General News

Omaha
8:20 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Security workers find loaded gun at Omaha airport

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration employees discovered a loaded handgun at a security checkpoint in an Omaha airport this week.

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Omaha
8:17 am
Fri August 29, 2014

3 cited in Omaha area on ridesharing allegation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have cited three people in suburban Omaha in connection with ridesharing, a smartphone-based service that's not allowed in Nebraska.

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Law enforcement
8:20 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Chief: 'Cops' program leaves Springfield, Missouri, early

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams says the television show "Cops" has ended filming in Springfield early after one of the program's employees was shot to death in Omaha.

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Omaha
8:30 am
Wed August 27, 2014

COPS sound technician, armed robbery suspect killed in Omaha shooting

Images from a COPS camera show 32-year-old Cortez Washington armed with an Airsoft pistol inside Wendy's.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Police say they had no choice based on video evidence but to open fire on an armed robbery suspect at Wendy’s Tuesday night.

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Omaha
9:10 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Omaha nightspot wins court bid to remain open

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A bar and restaurant in Omaha's Old Market district has won the first round in its bid to survive.

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Iowa
3:58 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Authorities: Iowa woman lied about child's cancer

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa say a woman faces charges after lying to people for months that her 5-year-old daughter has terminal cancer.

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Omaha
8:15 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Beer sales approved at Omaha gun range

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska panel has unanimously approved a liquor license for a gun range owned by the city of Omaha.

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Nebraska
3:32 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Report: Stun guns misused by Nebraska officers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska law enforcement officers have misused stun guns in several recent incidents.

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Nebraska
8:27 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Oil pipeline opponents plan concert in cornfield

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast.

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Nebraska
2:41 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate inched up to 3.6 pct in July

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up to 3.6 percent in July.

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