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Omaha
8:34 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Police: Suspect attempted to escape Omaha hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A suspect at an Omaha hospital is accused of spitting at a police officer and security staff as he tried to escape.

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Omaha
3:05 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Man shot in robbery at Omaha jewelry store dies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say the owner of a central Omaha jewelry store has died after being shot during a robbery of the shop, located in one of the busiest shopping districts in the city.

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Crime
12:06 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Police arrest suspect in death of 76-year-old

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested a suspect in this weekend's shooting death of a 76-year-old man.

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Crime
3:50 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Police: two robberies in Omaha Tuesday night are connected

Omaha Police say Tuesday’s robberies at Wendy’s and Little Caesar’s are connected, and a suspect is in custody.

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Law enforcement
8:20 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Chief: 'Cops' program leaves Springfield, Missouri, early

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams says the television show "Cops" has ended filming in Springfield early after one of the program's employees was shot to death in Omaha.

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Omaha
8:30 am
Wed August 27, 2014

COPS sound technician, armed robbery suspect killed in Omaha shooting

Images from a COPS camera show 32-year-old Cortez Washington armed with an Airsoft pistol inside Wendy's.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Omaha Police say they had no choice based on video evidence but to open fire on an armed robbery suspect at Wendy’s Tuesday night.

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Nebraska
2:26 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Report: Police complaint policies lacking

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report says most Nebraska law enforcement agencies fall short of providing the public with a simple, unintimidating way to file complaints against officers and departments.

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Council Bluffs
8:15 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Council Bluffs hires Fort Dodge police chief

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Fort Dodge police chief is becoming police chief in Council Bluffs.

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Omaha
8:11 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Former Omaha officer agrees to plea deal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha police officer facing criminal charges in connection to a controversial arrest last year has agreed to a plea deal.

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Omaha
8:09 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Omaha police release name of officer who shot man

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say the officer who shot a man suspected of stabbing two other people has six years on the force.

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