Three people have died from flu-related illness in Nebraska, and state health officials say the virus is widespread.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a double homicide after finding two people dead inside an apartment.

Gas prices in the Omaha area are 72 cents lower than one month ago, according to tracking site

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A second person has died after last week's fire at a boarding house in southeast Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —One person is dead and another remains hospitalized with injuries after a fire at a boarding house in south Omaha.

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools board is considering a resolution to show support for the concept of charter schools operated under strict guidelines.

Douglas County residents will have another option to contact 911 starting in January, but officials caution it should only be used in certain situations.

Cities are the networks that are driving the nation’s economy, according to a Brookings Institution metropolitan policy expert.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Customers of the Omaha Public Power District will see their electricity rates increase next year after the utility's publicly-elected board approved a 1.6 percent general rate increase.