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Second man pronounced dead in Tuesday’s rail yard explosion

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A second man has been pronounced dead after an explosion at Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services in Omaha. Both were cleaning a rail tanker car. The explosion blew 40-year-old Dallas Foulk off the top of the tanker. He died after being taken to Creighton University Medical Center in critical condition. A second worker was trapped  inside […]

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One dead, another trapped after Omaha rail yard accident

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One man is dead, another trapped inside a rail car after an industrial accident in Omaha. The Omaha Fire Department reports an explosion Tuesday afternoon at GE Rail blew one worker off the top of a tanker car. The second man was trapped inside the tanker after the explosion blew the ladder off the car. […]

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One killed, one injured in one car accident in central Nebraska

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One person was killed, another seriously injured in a rollover accident near Loup City in central Nebraska late Sunday afternoon. According to the Sherman County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Robert Evans of Loup City was driving northbound on North River Road northwest of Loup City at a high rate of speed when he lost control of […]

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One driver dead, another injured in Lincoln car crash

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One driver died, another suffered injuries in a car wreck Monday afternoon in Lincoln. The Lincoln Police Department is withholding the name of the man who died in the wreck until his family can be notified. According to Lincoln police, a car westbound on Old Cheney collided with another vehicle in the intersection of Old […]

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Tobias woman killed in single-vehicle wreck

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A 49-year-old Tobias woman has been killed in a single-car wreck in Saline County. The Saline County Sheriff’s Office reports Cynthia Crabtree lost control of her car on County Road 600 late Sunday night. The car went into a ditch and struck a utility pole. Crabtree was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Omaha man arrested in fatal car accident

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A 35-year-old Omaha man has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident in Omaha. Omaha police arrested Justin Ayers after being alerted by a witness to the car wreck that killed 63-year-old Kathleen Benes of Valparaiso. According to police reports, a car driving an estimated 100 mph rammed into the […]

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One man dies, another injured in head-on crash in Omaha

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One man died, another suffered critical injuries when a car traveling west in Douglas County veered into the eastbound lane and struck a SUV. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reports 63-year-old Richard Sake of Valley was driving west on West Dodge Road. His car left the road, entered the eastbound lane, and struck a SUV […]

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Crash near Cozad claims three lives, injures five

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A two-vehicle crash near Cozad last night killed three people and injured five. The Nebraska State Patrol says the driver of a Jeep that was westbound on Interstate 80 lost control, rolled in the median and hit an eastbound car. The driver of the Jeep was a teenager. He and two of his passengers were […]

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2 Omaha officers injured in overnight crash

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Two Omaha police officers were injured around 1:00 Monday morning when their cruiser was hit by another vehicle. Omaha Police Department spokesman Officer Michael Pecha says one suffered a hand injury that required treatment. The other officer suffered back and neck pain but refused treatment. Police cited the driver of the other car, identified as […]

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Fugitive accused of hitting mother with car – twice

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The search for a man considered armed and dangerous continues in the Omaha metro area Monday morning. Police officers from Omaha and Bellevue police along with Omaha’s swat team stormed an apartment this morning near 26th and Cuming Street.   This is in connection to an event Saturday when police located 32 year old Anthony Flud […]

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18-year-old charged in fatal wreck near Palmer

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An 18-year-old St. Libory man has been arrested on suspicion of motor vehicle homicide after his car and another ran into a pick-up, killing the driver. The Merrick County Attorney’s office reports Christian McMaster was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol and charged with the felony after being treated at a St. Paul hospital for […]

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Woman dies of injuries suffered in I-80 wreck a week ago

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A woman severely injured in a car crash on Interstate 80 in Omaha a week ago has died of her injuries. Omaha police report 38-year-old Maria Melendez of Omaha died at the Nebraska Medical Center. According to the police report, Melendez lost control on an icy I-80, her SUV went off the road near an […]

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ...

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Monday Fall Auction Items

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Monday Feature Items:   Garden Gate Florals                             Metal welcome wheel                                       #2 Kowpoke supply                                 MTDMower                                                   #1 Norton Fuel Service                             Mountainaire purification system                        #2   Monday Items: Pizza Hut/Wing Street/Taco Bell           $25.00 gift certificate Downtown Car QWash                        $25.00 gift card Moffet Drug                                         Metal sunflower                                                #3 Here’s Your Sign                                  Bluejay windbreaker                                         #2 Kansasland Tire                                    $25.00 gift certificate Fit To Go                                             Monthly Membership for a ...

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