Omaha Police, Game and Parks Release Statements on Mountain Lion Shooting

OMAHA -- The Omaha Police Department released the following statement after confirming that its officers had shot and killed a mountain lion inside the Omaha city limits. From OPD: "Today a moun... Read More

NORFOLK - Once again, the Norfolk Veterans' Home was scored as deficiency-free in an annual health care survey. For the fourth straight year, the veterans' home received the deficiency-free rating from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in th... Read More

NORFOLK - Announced earlier this week, the Norfolk Livestock Market is suspending operations for the summer, and some folks are not happy about it. Fremont livestock producer Jim Barta owns the Norfolk sale barn, and released a statement earlier i... Read More

AUBURN, NE - Sylvia Driskell of Auburn is asking a federal judge in Omaha to decide if homosexuality is a sin. In a seven-page petition to the federal district court, the 66-year-old Driskell cited Bible verses and said homosexuality is against th... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have reversed their decision not to confirm the state's chief medical officer, despite criticism of his previous interactions with the Legislature. Senators voted 34-6 on Wednesday to confirm Dr. Joseph ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus non-profit foundation's efforts to raise childhood cancer awareness will be spreading across the country. Sammy’s Superhero’s has been raising awareness for childhood cancer for the past two years. Back in August of 2012, t... Read More

(OMAHA, Neb.) – The Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA) announced today that expanded parking options are available for the Garth Brooks concerts at CenturyLink Center Omaha on Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th. Ba... Read More

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — Church members say increasing operation costs and sluggish enrollment numbers led to the impending closure of Zion St. John Lutheran School and pre-school near Wisner. The school has only four students in kindergarten through... Read More

VALLEY - Northeast Nebraska could be dealing with more severe weather on Wednesday. The National Weather Service says in their daily severe weather outlook that the area can expect showers to develop, eventually turning into non-severe thunderstor... Read More

NORFOLK - In the midst of National Drinking Water Week, it’s hard to top a cold, refreshing glass of water. Especially one that goes through one of the best water systems in the area. The City of Norfolk hosted an open house on Tuesday afternoon... Read More

COLUMBUS - Three have been hospitalized after a semi collided with a car Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred 12 miles South of Columbus on HWY 81 at the intersection of County Road 36, entirely shutting down the highway for two hours. Acco... Read More