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

ROSELAND, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a tornado has hit Roseland, a rural town of fewer than 250 people about eight miles southwest of Hastings. Angela Pfannkuch, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Hastings, says the tornado hit ... Read More

RISING CITY - According to officials a second victim has passed away as a result of a two-vehicle accident East of Rising City over the weekend. Butler County attorney Julie Reiter says 18-year-old Joshua Prellwitz passed away Monday after being ... Read More

Nemaha County commissioners entered into the record Wednesday letters that were prompted by a report of a racial slur at the April 22 meeting. Commissioner Bob Hutton made a reference to a slingshot using  terminology he had heard as a child. ... Read More

FALLS CITY -   EMS week in Nebraska is starting May 17th and the Falls City emergency responders are looking to spread awareness about the affect of the EMS in the community. Gary Jorn says they will be holding awareness events at the library thi... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - The Lied Lodge renovation project is entering the final stages. According to Lied Lodge General Manager, Denise DuVall, the guest rooms are 100% done and all that is left is finishing up the windows, concrete work and other outdoo... 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

OMAHA - A Tornado Watch is in effect until 9:00 p.m. for parts of Central and Eastern Nebraska as well as Northern Kansas. This watch includes Gage, Jefferson, Lancaster, Saline, and Seward counties. Conditions are favorable for severe weather ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) - A birding event has been scheduled for Hamburg Bend Wildlife Management Area in southeast Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the Southeast District Birding Day on Wednesday will give people an opportun... 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