Douglas County will bring on at least five new Sheriff's deputies with a federal grant encouraging law enforcement to hire veterans.
Last week, Governor Dave Heineman announced that State of Nebraska employees have pledged over $522,000 dollars to the 2012 campaign, which was a 17% increase over last year.
It’ll cost the city of Omaha more in interest to borrow money for infrastructure projects.
A state Senator from Omaha says he’ll introduce legislation in January requiring school board members to undergo yearly training.
The executive director of Omaha’s Project Interfaith says last week’s violence in the Middle East shows a need for discussions about religion.
Omaha area elementary and middle schools will participate in an anti-hunger initiative for the second year.
A two-day symposium starting Monday in Omaha focuses on the needs of the homeless in Nebraska and western Iowa.
Omaha’s new Police Chief says staffing and infrastructure are the two areas he’s planning for long-term.
Expansion of gun amnesty programs, a gun buy-back, and an additional OPD gang specialist are among the recommendations of a task force studying violence in Omaha.
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