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KWWL Iowa
Omaha officer creates scrapbook honoring fallen officerOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha police officer has devoted hundreds of hours collec
Omaha officer creates scrapbook honoring fallen officer
KWWL Iowa / Posted 13 hours ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha police officer has devoted hundreds of hours collecting letters, cards and drawings to honor another officer who was killed in the line of duty. The Omaha World Herald (http://bit.ly/1s0anGw ) reports Officer Constance... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Omaha officer creates scrapbook honoring fallen officerOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha police officer has devoted hundreds of hours collec
Omaha officer creates scrapbook honoring fallen officer
KTTC Rochester / Posted 13 hours ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha police officer has devoted hundreds of hours collecting letters, cards and drawings to honor another officer who was killed in the line of duty. The Omaha World Herald (http://bit.ly/1s0anGw ) reports Officer Constance... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Three people in police custody after overnight crashOmaha police took three people into custody Monday morning after a crash. It ha
Three people in police custody after overnight crash
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 23 hours ago
Omaha police took three people into custody Monday morning after a crash. It happened near Park Avenue and Hickory Street. Investigators said the driver of a Toyota sedan clipped a parked vehicle around 3:30 a.m. and rear-ended another. Police said... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Police seek man in connection with overnight restaurant robberyOmaha police are investigating a robbery Monday morning at the Noodles & Compan
Police seek man in connection with overnight restaurant robbery
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
Omaha police are investigating a robbery Monday morning at the Noodles & Company near 72nd & Dodge streets. Officers said a man surprised a female clerk who was taking out the trash around 3:45 a.m. Investigators said he forced her back into the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Family of slain officer contributes to 'Horses of Honor' art installationand protect for us," Laue said. The horse was sponsored and underwritten by Om
Family of slain officer contributes to 'Horses of Honor' art installation
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
and protect for us," Laue said. The horse was sponsored and underwritten by Omaha Steaks, a supporter of the arts and first respnoders. The horses will be on display for a year and then auctioned off as a benefit for the Omaha Police Fou... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Motorcyclist thrown 50 feet after hitting carOmaha Police responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and a car near 48th an
Motorcyclist thrown 50 feet after hitting car
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
Omaha Police responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and a car near 48th and Ruggles. It happened around 4 a.m. Sunday. Police say the motorcycle, driven by Jason Osborne, was headed northbound at a high speed when it collided with a 2004 Nissan... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Toddler thrown from car in two vehicle crashOmaha police responded to a two vehicle crash near 60th and Pacific around 11:3
Toddler thrown from car in two vehicle crash
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
Omaha police responded to a two vehicle crash near 60th and Pacific around 11:35 p.m. Saturday. Officers on scene say a 2-year-old girl was ejected from the car in the crash. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, but police say she... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Police cruiser damaged in overnight hit-and-runAn Omaha police cruiser was damaged in a hit-and-run Saturday morning. Police s
Police cruiser damaged in overnight hit-and-run
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
An Omaha police cruiser was damaged in a hit-and-run Saturday morning. Police said a driver ran their car into the cruiser near 120th and Blondo streets around 2:30 a.m. An officer was inside the cruiser at the time but he is OK. Police found and... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
One person killed in overnight crashOmaha police said one person was killed early Saturday morning in a crash near
One person killed in overnight crash
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
Omaha police said one person was killed early Saturday morning in a crash near 55th Street and Bedford Avenue. Officers said the driver, Johnetta Lowery, 28, was driving west on Bedford Avenue around 2:30 a.m. when she lost control and left the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Family of man killed by police speaks outFamily members are speaking out after Joshua Beebee was shot and killed by Omah
Family of man killed by police speaks out
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 3 days ago
Family members are speaking out after Joshua Beebee was shot and killed by Omaha police. In a news release, the Omaha Police Department said video recorded by officers and witnesses justified the shooting. Family members disagree, saying Joshua... Read more
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Business Wire
Werner Enterprises Honors Fallen Officers with Horses of Honor Omaha SponsorshipThe exhibit, featuring eight life-size horse statues each honoring the life of
Werner Enterprises Honors Fallen Officers with Horses of Honor Omaha Sponsorship
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
The exhibit, featuring eight life-size horse statues each honoring the life of a fallen hero of the Omaha Police Department and individually designed by an Omaha area artist, was unveiled today in a ceremony at Turner Park. Werner is sponsoring... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Pedestrian hit, injured in overnight crashA pedestrian was hospitalized with serious injuries after a vehicle hit them Fr
Pedestrian hit, injured in overnight crash
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
A pedestrian was hospitalized with serious injuries after a vehicle hit them Friday morning. Omaha police are investigating the incident, It happened around 1:30 a.m. in the parking lot of an apartment complex near 98th Street and Mockingbird... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Two people injured in early morning shootingOmaha police investigate a shooting in north Omaha that injured two people near
Two people injured in early morning shooting
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
Omaha police investigate a shooting in north Omaha that injured two people near 34th and Ames avenues. That's located near Skinner Magnet Center School. Police tell us Shotspotter picked up shots fired in the area around 3 a.m. Friday. Investigators... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Law enforcement spouses, children, supporters drop gifts off at Omaha police headquartersA group of law enforcement spouses, children and supporters dropped off a speci
Law enforcement spouses, children, supporters drop gifts off at Omaha police headquarters
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
A group of law enforcement spouses, children and supporters dropped off a special gift at Omaha police headquarters Thursday afternoon. "My husband has been on the Omaha Police Department for 20 years," Theresa Merithew said. "So we got all of our... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Kids bring Omaha police messages of gratitudeALEXANDRA? MEMORIAL. TAKE A LOOK RIGHT BESIDE ME, THE MINUTES. YOU SEE THE LITT
Kids bring Omaha police messages of gratitude
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
ALEXANDRA? MEMORIAL. TAKE A LOOK RIGHT BESIDE ME, THE MINUTES. YOU SEE THE LITTLE HANDPRINTS OF SOME OF THE CHILDREN OF OMAHA POLICE OFFICER. WE WATCHED ABOUT HALF A DOZEN SPOUSES AND KIDS COMING TO PRESENT THE SIGN FROM OTHER TREATS OF... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
With paint and patience, artist honors life of fallen Officer Kerrie Orozcothis path," Rincone said as he loaded up his paint brush with acrylic paint and
With paint and patience, artist honors life of fallen Officer Kerrie Orozco
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
this path," Rincone said as he loaded up his paint brush with acrylic paint and worked on an artistic memorial to fallen Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco. "Kerrie did so much for the community,” Rincone says. Rincone says he left the gang... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
1 man dead after Thursday morning shootingA man was shot and killed Thursday morning near 46th and Browne streets, Omaha
1 man dead after Thursday morning shooting
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
A man was shot and killed Thursday morning near 46th and Browne streets, Omaha police said. Police responded to a shots fired call around 4:30 a.m. Police said they located a victim on scene and transported him to the University of Nebraska Medical... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
OPD grants access inside patrol rifle training programKETV NewsWatch 7 was granted access into Omaha police patrol rifle training, as
OPD grants access inside patrol rifle training program
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 5 days ago
KETV NewsWatch 7 was granted access into Omaha police patrol rifle training, as the department explained how the firepower protects police and the public. More officers every year are choosing to spend a week in training to qualify and get... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Woman alleges Omaha police officer harassed her at Donald Trump rallyThere are allegations of harassment by Omaha police at this month's Donald Trum
Woman alleges Omaha police officer harassed her at Donald Trump rally
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 5 days ago
There are allegations of harassment by Omaha police at this month's Donald Trump rally. Omaha police officials told KETV NewsWatch 7 they'll open an internal investigation once the complaint is filed. Tanny Oliver, 23, said she was arrested for... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Intersection of 90th & Fort blocked after crash involving police cruiserAn Omaha police cruiser was involved in an early morning crash which blocked tr
Intersection of 90th & Fort blocked after crash involving police cruiser
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 6 days ago
An Omaha police cruiser was involved in an early morning crash which blocked traffic at the intersection of 90th at Fort. The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Douglas County dispatchers confirm one person went to Immanuel Medical Center in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
13 public safety officers receive Medal of ValorMay 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Officer Coral Walker The Medal of Val
13 public safety officers receive Medal of Valor
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
May 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Officer Coral Walker The Medal of Valor was presented to Officer Coral Walker, Omaha Police Department, Nebraska, for taking brave and decisive action to subdue an active shooter. After exchanging... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama Praises Cops for Standing Up to Assault Rifles and Handgunswhile pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became
Obama Praises Cops for Standing Up to Assault Rifles and Handguns
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
while pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became engulfed in flames. Officer Coral Walker (Omaha Police Department, NE) For taking brave and decisive action to subdue an active shooter. After exchanging gunfire,... Read more
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NBC News
Two Latinos Among 13 Officers Awarded Medal of Valor by ObamaMaj. David Huff, Midwest City Police Department, Oklahoma; David Thompson, offi
Two Latinos Among 13 Officers Awarded Medal of Valor by Obama
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
Maj. David Huff, Midwest City Police Department, Oklahoma; David Thompson, officer, Los Angeles and Coral Walker, officer, Omaha Police Department, NE for the 2013-2014 Medal of Valor. Honored with the 2014-2015 Medal of Valor: Gregory Stevens,... Read more
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Officer.com
Obama Awards Officers With Medal of Valorwhile pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became
Obama Awards Officers With Medal of Valor
Officer.com / Posted 7 days ago
while pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became engulfed in flames. Officer Coral Walker (Omaha Police Department, NE) For taking brave and decisive action to subdue an active shooter. After exchanging gunfire,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
President Obama Honors 13 Law Enforcement Officers With Medal Of Valorwhile pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became
President Obama Honors 13 Law Enforcement Officers With Medal Of Valor
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
while pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became engulfed in flames. Officer Coral Walker (Omaha Police Department, NE) For taking brave and decisive action to subdue an active shooter. After exchanging gunfire,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
President Obama Honors 13 Law Enforcement Officers With Medal Of Valorwhile pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became
President Obama Honors 13 Law Enforcement Officers With Medal Of Valor
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
while pulling an unconscious man to safety from a car moments before it became engulfed in flames. Officer Coral Walker (Omaha Police Department, NE) For taking brave and decisive action to subdue an active shooter. After exchanging gunfire,... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha Police officer awarded Medal of ValorPresident Obama awarded the Medal of Valor to an Omaha Police officer Monday mo
Omaha Police officer awarded Medal of Valor
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 7 days ago
President Obama awarded the Medal of Valor to an Omaha Police officer Monday morning. Officer Coral Walker was one of 13 officers to receive the honor in the East Room of the White House Monday morning. It is the nation’s highest honor for law... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
President Obama awards Medals of Valor to 13 public safety officers including an Omaha, NE officercourage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect other
President Obama awards Medals of Valor to 13 public safety officers including an Omaha, NE officer
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 7 days ago
courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect others from harm. Officer Coral Walker of the Omaha Police Department, Nebraska was among the officers awarded. They said Officer Walker took brave and decisive action to... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
'Ultimately he was stopped, just not quick enough'; sergeant recalls Orozco fatal shootingSgt. Jeff Kopietz of the Omaha Police Department spent the week in Washington,
'Ultimately he was stopped, just not quick enough'; sergeant recalls Orozco fatal shooting
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
Sgt. Jeff Kopietz of the Omaha Police Department spent the week in Washington, D.C., alongside his fellow officers, paying tribute to Officer Kerrie Orozco, who was shot and killed in May 2015. Kopietz shot and killed Marcus Wheeler, the man who... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Young girl creates special gift for daughter of fallen police officerA seven-year-old New York girl, touched by the story of an Omaha police officer
Young girl creates special gift for daughter of fallen police officer
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
A seven-year-old New York girl, touched by the story of an Omaha police officer's death was inspired to do something for that officer's family. According to WOWT, the young girl spent an entire year working on a project for the infant daughter of... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Fallen officers honored Sunday at Omaha police headquartersFriends and family gathered at the base of Omaha police headquarters Sunday to
Fallen officers honored Sunday at Omaha police headquarters
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
Friends and family gathered at the base of Omaha police headquarters Sunday to remember officers who died in the past year, either in the line of duty or of natural causes. For some, it was like saying goodbye all over again. One by one, family... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police engaged in standoff at hotelOmaha police are engaged in a standoff situation at a hotel Sunday afternoon.
Omaha police engaged in standoff at hotel
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
Omaha police are engaged in a standoff situation at a hotel Sunday afternoon. The standoff was reported around 1:45 p.m. at the Value Place Hotel near Harrison Street and Harry Anderson Boulevard. Police expanded the scene around 3:20 p.m. A... Read more
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examiner.com
Omaha FBI office inspection reports are missing from COINTELPRO erato Combat Fascism to the National Committee to Combat Fascism. The other inspec
Omaha FBI office inspection reports are missing from COINTELPRO era
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
to Combat Fascism to the National Committee to Combat Fascism. The other inspection report told of FBI collaboration with Omaha police against Charles Knox. The Omaha Two targets were ultimately convicted of the 1970 murder of an Omaha policeman... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Police respond to attempted home invasionOmaha police responded to an attempted home invasion Sunday morning. It happen
Police respond to attempted home invasion
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
Omaha police responded to an attempted home invasion Sunday morning. It happened just after midnight. Police say someone tired to break into a home near 19th and Dorcas streets. No one was hurt. We'll update you as we learn more.... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Two people hurt, dog killed in Saturday afternoon shootingpit bull was killed in the incident. “Right now, we're just looking for cooper
Two people hurt, dog killed in Saturday afternoon shooting
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 9 days ago
pit bull was killed in the incident. “Right now, we're just looking for cooperative witnesses to put everything together,” Omaha police Lt. Mark Matuza said. “After a little bit of time (and) the emotion wears off, we start to get more facts from... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Woman stabbed near 121st, Grover streetsOmaha police say a woman was stabbed near 121st and Grover streets late Thursda
Woman stabbed near 121st, Grover streets
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 10 days ago
Omaha police say a woman was stabbed near 121st and Grover streets late Thursday night. Police say they initially responded to a domestic violence call, and discovered the stabbing happened around 10:40 p.m. According to police, a man and the woman... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Overnight police pursuit crosses state linesOmaha police were called in to pursue a burglary suspect overnight after he fle
Overnight police pursuit crosses state lines
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 10 days ago
Omaha police were called in to pursue a burglary suspect overnight after he fled from Council Bluffs police and crossed into Nebraska. Council Bluffs police were called to the area near Pueblo Road and Onawa Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Friday. They... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Woman injured in early morning crashOmaha police said a woman was seriously hurt when her SUV crashed into a tree F
Woman injured in early morning crash
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
Omaha police said a woman was seriously hurt when her SUV crashed into a tree Friday morning. Investigators said she was driving southbound on 52nd Street around 2:45 a.m. when she lost control, veered off the road and crashed into a tree near... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Omaha officer, and Iowa native, honored by U.S. SenateThursday the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution "honoring the life and
Omaha officer, and Iowa native, honored by U.S. Senate
KWWL Iowa / Posted 11 days ago
Thursday the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution "honoring the life and legacy of Officer Kerrie Orozco of the Omaha Police Department." Orozco died while on duty. She was serving an arrest warrant when she was shot. The shooting happened... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Fallen Omaha officer honored by U.S. Senateevening, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution honoring the life and
Fallen Omaha officer honored by U.S. Senate
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 11 days ago
evening, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution honoring the life and legacy of Officer Kerrie Orozco of the Omaha Police Department. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Officer Orozco honored with Senate resolutionOmaha police Officer Kerrie Orozco was honored Thursday with a Senate resolutio
Officer Orozco honored with Senate resolution
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
Omaha police Officer Kerrie Orozco was honored Thursday with a Senate resolution, which was introduced this week by Sens. Ben Sasse, Deb Fischer, Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst. Orozco was killed in the line of duty on May 20, 2015, while serving an... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police officers participate in U.S. Honor Flag presentationtraveling cross-country to honor fallen soldiers and officers made a stop in Wa
Omaha police officers participate in U.S. Honor Flag presentation
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
traveling cross-country to honor fallen soldiers and officers made a stop in Washington, D.C., Thursday to pay tribute to Omaha police Officer Kerrie Orozco. Fellow Omaha police officers stood in her honor at the presentation of the U.S. Honor... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Mystery of meat-wrapped knives continues in Midtown Omahathink about it. I just think it’s really weird.” Blake Sondergaard agreed. “I
Mystery of meat-wrapped knives continues in Midtown Omaha
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 13 days ago
think about it. I just think it’s really weird.” Blake Sondergaard agreed. “I don’t know, it’s kind of creepy,” he said. Omaha police removed the knives and said they are investigating. John Costanzo with the Leavenworth Neighborhood Association... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha officer to be recognized in WashingtonAn Omaha police officer will receive a Medal of Valor on Monday. Officer Coral
Omaha officer to be recognized in Washington
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 13 days ago
An Omaha police officer will receive a Medal of Valor on Monday. Officer Coral Walker will receive the United States Department of Justice Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Walker will receive the award for his... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Girl scalped after hair gets caught in carnival rideposted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lulu’s muscles for eyes
Girl scalped after hair gets caught in carnival ride
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 13 days ago
posted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lulu’s muscles for eyes have been damaged, so there is a chance she may not see again.” Omaha police are trying to determine if the ride malfunctioned, reports NBC News. Copyright 2... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Girl's nightmare begins when her hair gets caught in carnival rideposted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lulu’s muscles for eyes
Girl's nightmare begins when her hair gets caught in carnival ride
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
posted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lulu’s muscles for eyes have been damaged, so there is a chance she may not see again.” Omaha police are trying to determine if the ride malfunctioned, reports NBC News. Copyright 2... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
'I drove here to find out my daughter's scalp had been totally removed,' father saysissue with the ride, but said it will be shut down until they complete their in
'I drove here to find out my daughter's scalp had been totally removed,' father says
WLKY Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
issue with the ride, but said it will be shut down until they complete their investigation. "That's part of the review," Omaha police Lt. Steve Cerveny said. "We're trying to determine if there was a malfunction or if it was just an accident.... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Girl's nightmare begins when her hair gets caught in carnival rideher own hair,” family posted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lu
Girl's nightmare begins when her hair gets caught in carnival ride
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 days ago
her own hair,” family posted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lulu’s muscles for eyes have been damaged, so there is a chance she may not see again.” Omaha police are trying to determine if the ride malfunctioned, reports NB... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Girl's nightmare begins when her hair gets caught in carnival rideher own hair,” family posted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lu
Girl's nightmare begins when her hair gets caught in carnival ride
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
her own hair,” family posted on their fund-raising page. “Also at this time, Lulu’s muscles for eyes have been damaged, so there is a chance she may not see again.” Omaha police are trying to determine if the ride malfunctioned, reports NB... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police chief to dance to raise awareness, money for nonprofitsOmaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer is tough on crime, but he's also light on hi
Omaha police chief to dance to raise awareness, money for nonprofits
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 14 days ago
Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer is tough on crime, but he's also light on his feet. He's taking on a new role to raise awareness and money for charities that help sick kids. "(I'm) totally out of my comfort zone," he said at a recent practice.... Read more
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