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Stolen vehicle leads to Omaha police officer involved shooting death

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An officer involved shooting death is underway in Omaha. Just before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Omaha police officers responded to call regarding a disturbance over a stolen vehicle on the city’s northeast side.  Officers found the vehicle at 3700 South 68th Plaza at the Grover Square apartment complex. Police say the suspect barricaded himself in […]

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Fire destroys long time Omaha funeral home

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A two-alarm fire caused extensive damage at a long time Omaha funeral home overnight. Firefighters responded to a call at Heafey-Hoffman-Dworak and Cutler Funeral Home at 78th and Center Street around 3:20 a.m.  Fire crews saw heavy flames and black smoke on approach. A second alarm was called more than an hour later to assist […]

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New-tech way to call for help sees successful first year

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The Text-to-911 service in Buffalo County is marking a full year of operation. Debuting last January, the service is intended to help people in situations where a phone call could put them in further danger. Communications Supervisor Lieutenant Robert Tubbs, with the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, says the majority of emergency calls still come from […]

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Civics test to be required for Elm Creek diploma in 2017

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Three Elm Creek High School students who are on a mission to solve what they call the country’s “civics crisis” are taking a first big step toward their goal. The Elm Creek school board has approved a civics test requirement for graduation, starting in 2017. District Superintendent Dean Tickle says it’s a unique move that […]

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Tips for Nebraskans if they win tonight’s Powerball jackpot

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Many Nebraskans have big dreams of what they are going to do if they win the $1.5-billion Powerball jackpot. Tax and financial expert John Pollack most people know you won’t get the total jackpot so that is why it is so important to call your tax advisor immediately. Pollack says, “Most people don’t realize how […]

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Police investigating fatal shooting near University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus

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An investigation is underway after a shooting shortly before noon near the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus has left a man dead. Lincoln Police Department spokesperson Katie Flood says officers responded to a call at 11:35am that a man had been injured during a downtown shooting. “Officers did find a man with the gunshot wound. He […]

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Intruders shoot and kill family dog in Omaha

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The Nebraska Humane Society in Omaha is investigating the break-in of a home where the intruders shot and killed the family dog. Vice President of Field Operations Mark Langan says they received the call on Saturday from a couple living near 38th and Bedford. Langan says the couple was in the process of moving into […]

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Sen. Fischer rejects Trump Muslim comments, but not Trump (AUDIO)

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United States Sen. Deb Fischer rejects Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering the country, but doesn’t reject him as the potential Republican presidential nominee. Fischer flatly rejects Donald Trump’s call to keep Muslims out. “Well, I don’t believe we should single out any religion and base any kind of immigration policy based on […]

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Omaha double murder – victim includes a 2 year old girl

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A double murder investigation is underway in Omaha. Police Public Information Officer Michael Pecha says just after 11 p.m. Sunday, Officers received a call about a shooting at the Bluffs of Cherry Hills apartment complex near 108th and Ida Streets. Omaha police identified the deceased victims as 22 year old Destacia Straughn and 2 year […]

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Senator Fischer questions calls for tighter gun control

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Nebraska U-S Senator Deb Fischer says more of her colleagues are calling for tighter gun control after yesterday’s tragedy in San Bernardino. Senator Fischer says, “I think anytime we have one of these horrible situations take place you will always hear people call for more gun control. My question is what kind of gun control? […]

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Sen. Fischer sticks with call to halt Syrian refugee program (AUDIO)

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United States Sen. Deb Fischer sticks with her call to halt the Syrian refugee program until it is thoroughly reviewed. Fischer calls for a pause to the Syrian refugee program, saying there should be zero tolerance for risk. “I think a good review of those procedures is important, because we have to determine if they […]

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Help requested in search for hunter who killed 25 antelope in Nebraska Panhandle

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The public is being asked to help in the investigation of the illegal shooting of 25 antelope in the Panhandle. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports the antelope where shot and killed near Broadwater in Morrill County. Nebraska conservation officers responded to a call during the week of November 12th that dead antelope were […]

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Royals forgo review, give up run in 4th

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The Mets capitalized on a rare misplay from Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas, and perhaps a refusal to challenge a close call at first base, to take an early 1-0 lead in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

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