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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The brother of a crew member for the TV show "Cops" who was killed by a police bullet in 2014 while filming a shootout has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an armed Omaha man has been hospitalized after a standoff with officers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A woman who authorities say was bitten by a tiger while trespassing at the Omaha zoo has been arrested in another case and accused of trying to bite an officer.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested a 63-year-old man they say fired several shots inside a southwest Omaha bar, then retreated to a nearby apartment building where he fired more shots at officers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of killing an Omaha police dog while holding officers at bay for more than 25 hours has died in custody.

Omaha Police are planning a remembrance for a K9 officer shot and killed Saturday during a 26-hour-long standoff.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A grand jury has cleared three Lincoln police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Central City man who'd wounded one of them.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in north-central Omaha.

The accident occurred a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the woman stepped off a raised median in the center of a road into the path of the vehicle. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified her as 60-year-old Toni Squires, of Omaha. The vehicle driver was identified as 61-year-old Linda Jess, also of Omaha.

The accident is being investigated.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has determined that an officer's use of force was justified as he tried to break up a high school fight last month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha police chief says the department will discipline two officers who had contact with a man who was later arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting two people and wounding three more at an Omaha apartment.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers have rescued five adults, including one in a wheelchair, from a house fire in north Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has launched an internal investigation, and the officer at the center of the investigation has been temporarily reassigned after he was seen on video punching a student while trying to break up a school fight.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police Chief Jim Peschong has announced that three police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Central City man did not violate department policy or procedure.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An internal investigation has been launched into the response of two Omaha police officers who were called to the apartment of a woman who was later fatally shot along with her 2-year-old daughter.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old girl and a woman and the wounding of three other women at a northwest Omaha apartment.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln Police have identified two of the three officers involved in a fatal weekend confrontation with a 29-year-old man.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 29-year-old Nebraska man who was fatally shot during a confrontation with police in Lincoln told officers he wouldn't go to jail.

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's capital city of Lincoln finds itself in the rare position of experiencing no homicides so far this year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha bomb squad has removed a grenade that was found in a home.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a person has been arrested on suspicion of abducting a 20-year-old woman and a 10-month-old baby at gunpoint.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police honored a nursing student for her actions last month to help an officer who had been severely beaten at a gasoline station.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — What has been known as the Omaha police crime lab now is called the forensic investigations unit.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer says he's disappointed in a Georgia court's decision to sentence a woman to probation for illegally buying a gun used to kill an Omaha officer.

Omaha woman missing after home invasion and robbery

Sep 30, 2015
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Omaha Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 33-year-old woman.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An estimated 300 people gathered for an "Officer, I Have Your Back Rally" at the Omaha Police Department on Monday.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a man severed one of his own hands with a knife at his home, then fled in his car before crashing it into a bridge in east Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 41-year-old Omaha police officer has been arrested, accused of domestic assault.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two Omaha police officers have been taken to the hospital after a car crash.

Omaha Mayor, Police Union at odds over contract negotiations

Aug 5, 2015

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says the city has made its “last, best, and final offer” to the Police Officers Association.

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