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The Omaha Police Department is taking part in a nationwide campaign called, “You Drink, You Drive, You Lose.”

Neighbors opposing proposed Omaha outdoor shooting range

Mar 2, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some neighbors say Omaha would be breaking a promise if it were to build an outdoor shooting range at the city's Public Safety Training Center.

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says community policing and more officers on the streets are making a difference in the city.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue police say a man died after he stopped breathing while being placed in custody.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha firefighters are training in body armor so they can help police with crime scenes when they're needed to save lives.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would impose statewide rules for police body cameras in Nebraska is stoking a debate over how and when the recordings should be made public.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa would have a better grasp of how many untested rape kits may be languishing at law enforcement agencies around the state under a bill advancing through the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A disagreement over a Douglas County judge's controversial courtroom ban on guns continues after officers who refused to disarm weren't called to testify in court.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Child advocates say Nebraska is locking up more teenagers than necessary and failing to track how often they place them in solitary confinement.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police body-camera footage would be exempt from Nebraska's public records law under a new bill in the Legislature.

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought after assaulting and disarming a police officer shot himself as officers tried to arrest him on the Santee Sioux Indian Reservation in northeast Nebraska.

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they're seeking a man who disarmed a police officer in northeast Nebraska, pointed the gun at the officer and then ran.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A newspaper reports that policies governing Iowa police and sheriff's departments' use of body cameras don't meet nationally recommended standards.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who began his FBI career more than 25 years ago investigating white collar crime in Omaha has been named as the new head of the agency's office in the city.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Nebraska officers were wounded and a man fatally shot during a confrontation Sunday evening, police said.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman's body has been pulled from the Missouri River just south of Nebraska City.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Council Bluffs Fire Department says its new hovercraft has already aided its rescue capabilities, and should come in handy this winter.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — A bomb squad has determined that a package found in a vehicle at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant poses no danger.

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

Omaha’s Police and Fire Departments will both add personnel in 2016 if Mayor Jean Stothert’s budget proposal is approved.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska law enforcement agencies are slated to get another training tool to help officers who are working on child abuse cases.

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.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police are investigating a fatal shooting after a 25-year-old man died on a sidewalk this weekend.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group says a moratorium needs to be issued on the acquisition of military equipment by Nebraska law enforcement agencies.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska sheriff's deputy faces a misdemeanor sexual assault charge for an alleged incident at a Papillion sports bar.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — No charges will be filed against an Omaha resident who police say fatally shot a man who was trying to break into the resident's home.

The Omaha Police and Douglas County Sheriff’s Departments will share some crime lab services starting in January.

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

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