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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha City Council rejects settlement in excessive force caseThe Omaha City Council declined Tuesday to approve a $90,000 settlement with fi
Omaha City Council rejects settlement in excessive force case
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 17 minutes ago
The Omaha City Council declined Tuesday to approve a $90,000 settlement with five members of a family who alleged Omaha Police used excessive force during an arrest in 2013. Instead, the council voted to delay any vote for two weeks, after family... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police officers, students build trust through obstacle courseOmaha police want to build a better connection with youths in the community, so
Omaha police officers, students build trust through obstacle course
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
Omaha police want to build a better connection with youths in the community, so they're testing out a new program, which puts officers and students to the ultimate physical test. Groups are completing the Hitchcock High Ropes Challenge Course at... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Police investigate rash of weekend robberiesOmaha police are investigating a rash of robberies that happened over the weeke
Police investigate rash of weekend robberies
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
Omaha police are investigating a rash of robberies that happened over the weekend. Police say around 10:30 p.m. Sunday, someone robbed Margartia's Mexican Restaurant near 72nd and L streets. About two hours earlier, officers responded to a reported... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha gas station robbed Sunday afternoonpolice said. The Kum N Go located near 24th and Leavenworth was robbed at 1:41
Omaha gas station robbed Sunday afternoon
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
police said. The Kum N Go located near 24th and Leavenworth was robbed at 1:41 p.m., according to a release from the Omaha Police Department. An employee told officers that a black man with dreadlocks, who was wearing a hat, a gray-and-black... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Family grieving 1-old son's unexplained deathsaid Tyler. Arielle and Tyler say the outpouring of support reminds them their
Family grieving 1-old son's unexplained death
News 10 WILX / Posted 4 days ago
said Tyler. Arielle and Tyler say the outpouring of support reminds them their little boy was loved by so many. Omaha Police were called to the hospital. There was a report filed, but no charges. Arielle and Tyler said they are... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Bond set for teen charged with shooting 14-month-old cousinLa'Shannon Bland, 18, is charged with second-degree assault after shooting his
Bond set for teen charged with shooting 14-month-old cousin
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
La'Shannon Bland, 18, is charged with second-degree assault after shooting his 14-month-old cousin Wednesday. Omaha police rushed to the scene near 34th and Weber, arresting Weber for second-degree assault, having a stolen firearm and tampering with... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Investigators: 18-old admits he unloaded gun after shooting childTRYING TOGETHER. >> MY BROTHER, MY BROTHER! AMANDA: FEAR AND PANIC, AFTER A GUN
Investigators: 18-old admits he unloaded gun after shooting child
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
TRYING TOGETHER. >> MY BROTHER, MY BROTHER! AMANDA: FEAR AND PANIC, AFTER A GUN GOES OFF, AND A BABY GETS HIT WITH A BULLE OMAHA POLICE RUSHED TO THIS SCENE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, NEAR OFFICERS ARRESTED 18-YEAR-OLD LA'SHANNON BLAND. HE'S CHARGED WITH... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
OPD no longer responding to property damage accidentsThe Omaha Police Department is no longer responding to property damage accident
OPD no longer responding to property damage accidents
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 5 days ago
The Omaha Police Department is no longer responding to property damage accidents. The department posted on Twitter at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday that the drivers should move their vehicles to a safe place and exchange information. Check back for updates... Read more
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Daily Mail
Omaha police squirrel is found dead in hilarious TwitPicsSquirrel down! Omaha police squirrel is found dead in hilarious pictures posted
Omaha police squirrel is found dead in hilarious TwitPics
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Squirrel down! Omaha police squirrel is found dead in hilarious pictures posted to Twitter by officers A squirrel, who frequented the Omaha Police Department, has died The OPD squirrel's death was announced on Twitter in a series of hilarious... Read more
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KXXV Waco
No students injured after SUV collides with school bus in Morris Co.No students were injured when a school bus was struck by an SUV in Morris Count
No students injured after SUV collides with school bus in Morris Co.
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
No students were injured when a school bus was struck by an SUV in Morris County on Tuesday morning. According to Omaha Police Chief Billy Weatherford, around 7 a.m. an SUV traveling north on Farm-to-Market 144 attempted to turn in front of a Pewitt... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Three-vehicle crash sends one person to the hospitalA three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital early Tuesday morning. O
Three-vehicle crash sends one person to the hospital
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 7 days ago
A three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital early Tuesday morning. Omaha police said it happened at about 2 a.m. in the intersection of 120th and Blondo streets. A woman was sent to Methodist hospital with serious injuries. The crash was... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Crash involving motorcycle, pickup leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injuredand involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Two people were on the motorcycl
Crash involving motorcycle, pickup leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 7 days ago
and involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Two people were on the motorcycle at the time of the crash, according to Omaha Police Sgt. Chuck Casey. The driver of the motorcycle was killed, and the other person on the motorcycle was... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Homicide near Forest Lawn Avenue, 34th Street under investigationThe Omaha Police Department is investigating a homicide, the department said in
Homicide near Forest Lawn Avenue, 34th Street under investigation
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
The Omaha Police Department is investigating a homicide, the department said in a release. Officers were initially called to check the well-being of a person near Forest Lawn Avenue and 34th Street. When officers arrived, they found a dead man in... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Child nearly drowns at home near 20th, MapleOne child is suffering life-threatening conditions after nearly drowning late S
Child nearly drowns at home near 20th, Maple
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
One child is suffering life-threatening conditions after nearly drowning late Sunday night, police say. Omaha police responded to a home near 20th and Maple streets around 11:50 p.m. They remained on scene for hours, investigating and speaking with... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Mega Saver robbed at gunpointThe Mega Saver near 108th and Blondo streets was robbed Sunday morning, Omaha p
Mega Saver robbed at gunpoint
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 9 days ago
The Mega Saver near 108th and Blondo streets was robbed Sunday morning, Omaha police said in a release. The robbery was reported just before 9 a.m. An employee said a black man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt entered the store and displayed a... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Five people injured in car crashOmaha police say five people were injured in a two vehicle crash near 30th Stre
Five people injured in car crash
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 9 days ago
Omaha police say five people were injured in a two vehicle crash near 30th Street and Curtis Avenue. It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say one car failed to yield, crashing into the second vehicle. The five victims have minor... Read more
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ESPN
Crawford ticketed in body shop disputeOMAHA, Neb. -- Omaha police have ticketed WBO junior welterweight champion Tere
Crawford ticketed in body shop dispute
ESPN / Posted 9 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. -- Omaha police have ticketed WBO junior welterweight champion Terence "Bud" Crawford on four misdemeanor charges in connection with a disturbance at a body shop last week. WBO junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford was ticketed... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police search for home invasion culpritsOmaha police responded to a home invasion call around 12:45 a.m. Saturday. Whe
Omaha police search for home invasion culprits
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 10 days ago
Omaha police responded to a home invasion call around 12:45 a.m. Saturday. When officials arrived near 106th and Bedford Plaza, the victim and several witnesses said two black men had entered a home in the area armed with firearms and demanded... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
'RIP little buddy': Officers announce death of 'police squirrel'of officer kneeling over the corpse of a 'police squirrel' goes viral Marks de
'RIP little buddy': Officers announce death of 'police squirrel'
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
of officer kneeling over the corpse of a 'police squirrel' goes viral Marks death of the squirrel often seen outside Omaha Police Department Police officers loved the animal and often fed him granola bars and seeds News emerged on social... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Man carjacked early Friday morningOmaha police are investigating a possible carjacking Friday morning. Officials
Man carjacked early Friday morning
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
Omaha police are investigating a possible carjacking Friday morning. Officials said it happened just before 1 a.n. near 65th Street and Grand Avenue. A man told police that he was about to get out of his Honda Civic when a man with a gun told him... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Champion boxer Terence Crawford turned himsef into police FridayAfter being named as a suspect in a police report Monday, Terence Crawford turn
Champion boxer Terence Crawford turned himsef into police Friday
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
After being named as a suspect in a police report Monday, Terence Crawford turned himself in at the Omaha Police Department Friday morning. KETV crews were there as Crawford went inside the station and came out later, leaving in a blue... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Coaches brawl at youth baseball gamea concert at an Ohio gas station has rallied many of the band's fans and left s
Coaches brawl at youth baseball game
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 11 days ago
a concert at an Ohio gas station has rallied many of the band's fans and left some disappointed.More > Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOfficer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death Omaha police have... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Take Back the Night event held at Creightonhooded sweatshirt grabbed a woman from behind, forcing his hands in her clothes
Take Back the Night event held at Creighton
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
hooded sweatshirt grabbed a woman from behind, forcing his hands in her clothes, near 37th and Jackson. Two days later, Omaha police said the man struck again, just outside Creighton's Heider Hall. Both incidents occurred at night. Anyone with... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the police... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Kerrie Orozco posthumously honored with Purple Heart, Officer of the Year awardrecognition was heaped Thursday on the men and women who serve the Omaha metro
Kerrie Orozco posthumously honored with Purple Heart, Officer of the Year award
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
recognition was heaped Thursday on the men and women who serve the Omaha metro area during an awards ceremony at the Omaha Police Foundation's Officer of the Year luncheon. "It's an honor for me to lead these men and women and I look forward... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha man booked on suspicion of child enticement 'a Naval veteran, family man'know what you were thinking, but if you were, that's not OK. It's never OK." L
Omaha man booked on suspicion of child enticement 'a Naval veteran, family man'
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
know what you were thinking, but if you were, that's not OK. It's never OK." Levy doesn't have a criminal history with the Omaha Police Department. He is in jail and won't be able to post bail until he goes before a budge. No charges have been... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hu
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOmaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the headquarters' parking... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 11 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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Salon.com
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel’s deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel’s death
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
FOX Carolina / Posted 11 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 11 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's deathOMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hun
Officer announces Omaha Police headquarters squirrel's death
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 11 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha police have announced the death of a squirrel that hung out around police headquarters and had his own Twitter following. Police say the squirrel, which went by @OPDSquirrel on the social media site, was found dead in the... Read more
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Officer.com
Omaha Police Officers Mourn Beloved SquirrelOMAHA, Nebraska -- The Omaha Police Department is mourning the lost of a dear f
Omaha Police Officers Mourn Beloved Squirrel
Officer.com / Posted 12 days ago
OMAHA, Nebraska -- The Omaha Police Department is mourning the lost of a dear friend -- a squirrel that they befriended and created a Twitter account for. "We are sad to announce that @OPDSquirrel has been found dead in the parking lot," Officer... Read more
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CBS News
The case of the mysterious death of Oklahoma PD's honorary squirrelOMAHA, Nebraska -- A squirrel who appeared to be a regular at the Omaha Police
The case of the mysterious death of Oklahoma PD's honorary squirrel
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
OMAHA, Nebraska -- A squirrel who appeared to be a regular at the Omaha Police Department in Nebraska has died, the department tweeted on Tuesday. The squirrel, who had its own Twitter page, was found dead in the police department's parking lot,... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Mother of daughter killed by alleged drunk driver to testify before House Judiciary CommitteeSasse and Sessions for their help and support. We also thank the investigative
Mother of daughter killed by alleged drunk driver to testify before House Judiciary Committee
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 15 days ago
Sasse and Sessions for their help and support. We also thank the investigative officers and their superiors at the Omaha Police Department who made multiple requests to ICE officials for an immigration hold and were rebuffed in their... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Person taken to hospital after stabbing near 17th, WillisThe Omaha Police Department is investigating a cutting incident that was report
Person taken to hospital after stabbing near 17th, Willis
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 15 days ago
The Omaha Police Department is investigating a cutting incident that was reported Sunday afternoon. The cutting was reported at 2:05 p.m. near 17th Street and Willis Avenue. Officers found a 41-year-old man with an apparent stab wound. He was taken... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Brides-to-be team up to honor Officer Kerrie Orozcowith police officers in the community and continue to work on that." People at
Brides-to-be team up to honor Officer Kerrie Orozco
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 16 days ago
with police officers in the community and continue to work on that." People at the event could check out wedding and bridesmaid dresses, plus food and cakes. A portion of the proceeds will be contributed to an Omaha Police Fou... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police release victim's name in fatal hit-and-runPlaza, crossed the center lane, hit the pedestrian and then fled the scene. Th
Omaha police release victim's name in fatal hit-and-run
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 17 days ago
Plaza, crossed the center lane, hit the pedestrian and then fled the scene. The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene by medics. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact the Omaha Police Traffic Unit at 402-4... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
2 bystanders hold down robbery suspect until police arriveThe Omaha Police Department Gang Unit officers took a man into custody Friday a
2 bystanders hold down robbery suspect until police arrive
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 17 days ago
The Omaha Police Department Gang Unit officers took a man into custody Friday afternoon with the help of two citizens. Police were called at 3:37 p.m. to the Mega Saver near 20th and L streets where two individuals were holding down Antonio... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Missing 5-old found stuck under seats of carOmaha police searched for a missing boy Friday night only to later find him tra
Missing 5-old found stuck under seats of car
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 17 days ago
Omaha police searched for a missing boy Friday night only to later find him trapped under the seats of a sports car. Officials were called to the area of 24th and Hickory streets just after 11 p.m. Police requested all backup and stopped the Union... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha Fire Department asks for donations after sports equipment stolenOmaha police discovered a storage unit holding sports equipment that had been b
Omaha Fire Department asks for donations after sports equipment stolen
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 18 days ago
Omaha police discovered a storage unit holding sports equipment that had been burglarized Thursday morning. About $5,000 worth of equipment was stolen. The victims of this crime include not only the police, but the 1,600 kids who participate in... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
2 hurt after hit-and-run ThursdayA hit-and-run injured two people in a motorcycle crash near 40th and Dodge stre
2 hurt after hit-and-run Thursday
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 18 days ago
A hit-and-run injured two people in a motorcycle crash near 40th and Dodge streets. Omaha police and Omaha fire and rescue arrived around 7 p.m. to investigate the crash and discovered that a black Harley-Davidson motorcycle was headed west on Dodge... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
2 arrested after armed robbery at Walmart GroceryOmaha police arrested two individuals in connection with a Walmart Grocery robb
2 arrested after armed robbery at Walmart Grocery
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 19 days ago
Omaha police arrested two individuals in connection with a Walmart Grocery robbery near 90th and Lake streets. Officers arrived around 9:40 p.m. and employees said a white man entered the store, approached the register, displayed a gun and demanded... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Deputies request search warrant after 3 people die days after reported missingdata it contain, from the pickup truck, to assist in their investigation. The
Deputies request search warrant after 3 people die days after reported missing
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 20 days ago
data it contain, from the pickup truck, to assist in their investigation. The pickup truck is currently being lodged at an Omaha police impound lot, reports say. An affidavit requesting the search warrant says: "The Airbag control module in the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Effort underway to prevent gang propaganda from hitting airwavesgood weeks in our community," Williams said. "It's been a really good year, and
Effort underway to prevent gang propaganda from hitting airwaves
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 20 days ago
good weeks in our community," Williams said. "It's been a really good year, and we like to keep it that way." No one from Omaha police was available for an interview. Police did say they appreciate the effort being made by local radio stations to... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha 360 summit meets to improve safety in neighborhoodsgroups and businesses representatives all met at Omaha North High School to dis
Omaha 360 summit meets to improve safety in neighborhoods
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 24 days ago
groups and businesses representatives all met at Omaha North High School to discuss how to make neighborhoods safer. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said gun assaults and homicides are on a downward trend but those who attended the Omaha... Read more
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