Omaha Police holding gun amnesty day Saturday

Mar 11, 2014

Omaha Police are co-sponsoring a gun amnesty day on Saturday.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old girl killed by a stray bullet that entered her Omaha home says they do not want retaliation for her death.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the shooting death of a young girl Wednesday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has died after being struck by at least one stray bullet that entered her home in north Omaha.

Fireworks, gun amnesty day scheduled for July 20th

Jul 5, 2013

With the Independence Day holiday past, two locations will be open July 20th for disposal of fireworks.

Omaha Police say the upcoming Fireworks Amnesty Day is also a Gun Amnesty Day. Thursday was the last day consumer fireworks could be used legally in Omaha until December 28th, per city ordinance. Friday was the last day for fireworks sales in the Omaha metro area.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The names of Iowans with permits to acquire or carry guns would become private information under legislation proposed by a Republican lawmaker.

Bellevue teen brings pellet gun to school

Feb 7, 2013

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Bellevue teen faces charges after police say he brought a pellet gun that looks like the real thing to his high school.

OPD to expand gang unit, add staff

Jan 14, 2013

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

A UNMC therapist says a child’s age and maturity level should guide conversations with them about last week’s school shooting.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says last week's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26, including 20 children, was an evil tragedy, but the response should include more than just gun control.