General News

General News
6:06 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Earth Day Omaha

The 23rd Annual Earth Day Omaha celebration takes place tomorrow in Elmwood Park.

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World Issues
2:29 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Bellevue University Intelligence expert: more vigilance needed after Boston terror attacks

A Bellevue University expert on intelligence and international security believes Monday’s terror attacks in Boston were the work of either a domestic or a hybrid group.

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General News
6:06 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Volunteer Firefighters Save the State Millions

UNO conducted a study looking at the economic impact volunteer firefighters have in the state of Nebraska throughout the year. 

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General News
6:17 am
Sat April 13, 2013

La Vista rental policy OK'd by Neb Supreme Court

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled that the city of La Vista's ordinance requiring landlords to obtain a rental license and submit to periodic property inspections does not violate the state's prohibition against special legislation.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Mayor's Day of Recognition

City of Omaha

The U.S. Conference of Mayors celebrated volunteerism on Tuesday.

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Omaha
11:56 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Four Omaha Police Officers fired following excessive force investigation

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer announced the results Friday of his investigation into officers' actions during a March 21st call at 33rd and Seward Streets.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

An investigation into alleged brutality by the Omaha Police Department has led to the firing of four officers and three more being placed on administrative leave.

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General News
3:05 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Spring Walk to School Day

Wednesday, April 17th is the annual Spring Walk to School Day.

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Agriculture
12:58 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

USDA anticipates Nebraska farmers will plant nearly 10 million acres of corn

The USDA anticipates Nebraska ag producers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn this year.

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Omaha
9:28 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Omaha Police Command Officer placed on leave

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a command officer has been placed on administrative leave as the department continues investigating an allegation of brutality.

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General News
6:19 am
Sat March 30, 2013

Omaha Zoo Announces Names of Lion Cubs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha zoo has announced the names of five African lion cubs selected through a contest on the group's Facebook page.

The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium said Friday morning that the boy cubs have been named Josiri and Taj. The females have been named Kya, Leela and Zuri.

Visitors to the zoo's Facebook page were asked to suggest names, and zoo workers selected 20 names from more than 5,000 submissions.

Those names were then posted on Facebook for a final vote.

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