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KETV 7 Omaha
OPD: Reorganized investigative unit solving more crimesOmaha police say property crimes are down and they're solving more cases, thank
OPD: Reorganized investigative unit solving more crimes
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 hours ago
Omaha police say property crimes are down and they're solving more cases, thanks to a reorganized investigative unit. The Omaha Police Department says criminals specialize, like stealing cars or stealing from homes. Since last March, police... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Shots fired at West Omaha bar, dispatchers confirm; active shooter being investigatedAuthorities received reports of shots fired Wednesday afternoon in west Omaha,
Shots fired at West Omaha bar, dispatchers confirm; active shooter being investigated
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 16 hours ago
Authorities received reports of shots fired Wednesday afternoon in west Omaha, Douglas County dispatchers confirmed. The shooting was reported at 2 p.m. at Parliament Pub near 168th Street and West Center Road. No information was available on what... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha woman files protection order against Uber driverAn Omaha woman has filed a protection order after she said an Uber driver who t
Omaha woman files protection order against Uber driver
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
An Omaha woman has filed a protection order after she said an Uber driver who took her home one night took things too far. She said after she was dropped off that night, the driver walked into her house and also returned hours later, ringing her... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
'Three Strikes' Omaha offender sentences to life in prisonAn Omaha man was sentenced to life in prison Monday, according to United States
'Three Strikes' Omaha offender sentences to life in prison
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted yesterday
An Omaha man was sentenced to life in prison Monday, according to United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg. Quantal Blake, 29, was convicted on May 28, 2015, of two counts of bank robbery and one count attempted bank robbery. The Premier Bank located... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Video of AT&T story robbery releasedThe Omaha Police Department has released video of Sunday night's AT&T story rob
Video of AT&T story robbery released
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
The Omaha Police Department has released video of Sunday night's AT&T story robbery and is asking for the community's help finding the people responsible. The robbery was reported at 6:39 p.m. at the store near 36th and L streets. An employee told... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Douglas County Health Department to close dozens of restaurantsDozens of Omaha restaurants will soon have to close because they are operating
Douglas County Health Department to close dozens of restaurants
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
Dozens of Omaha restaurants will soon have to close because they are operating without a permit, the Douglas County Health Department said Monday. The department it began issuing invoices to the restaurants last November. Their permits expired... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
4 juveniles linked to OPD cruiser vandalismOmaha police are looking for several juveniles who could be linked to vandalism
4 juveniles linked to OPD cruiser vandalism
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 3 days ago
Omaha police are looking for several juveniles who could be linked to vandalism Saturday night. Police say around 7:45 p.m., an officer was at the Village Inn restaurant near 44th and Dodge streets. When the officer returned to her cruiser, police... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Home invasion leads to gunfireOmaha police responded to a break-in and shooting near 72nd Street and Ames Ave
Home invasion leads to gunfire
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 3 days ago
Omaha police responded to a break-in and shooting near 72nd Street and Ames Avenue. It happened around 2 a.m. Sunday morning. Police say the suspect got into the home through a window. Then a person living in the home confronted the intruder. Police... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police investigate possible stabbingOmaha police are investigating after a man says he was stabbed. Police say the
Omaha police investigate possible stabbing
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 5 days ago
Omaha police are investigating after a man says he was stabbed. Police say the victim walked into the BJ's Convenience Store near 42nd and Ames around 12:45 a.m. Saturday morning. The victim asked store employees to help him and call 911. Police... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Two arrested in connection with May slayingTwo people were arrested Friday in connection with the death of Charles A. Keat
Two arrested in connection with May slaying
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 5 days ago
Two people were arrested Friday in connection with the death of Charles A. Keathley, Omaha police said. Keathley, 50, was found dead May 30 near 51st Street and Capitol Avenue. Sha'ron Ellis, 37, is facing a first-degree murder charge. Chris Myers,... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Man arrested with 29 pounds of pot in car after fleeing from deputyA man is being held in Douglas County Corrections after fleeing from a deputy a
Man arrested with 29 pounds of pot in car after fleeing from deputy
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 6 days ago
A man is being held in Douglas County Corrections after fleeing from a deputy and leaving behind a vehicle filled with 27 heat-sealed bundles of marijuana Wednesday night, according to a release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. A Douglas... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha gang unit make several arrests Wednesday eveningThe Omaha Police Department Gang Suppression detectives and SWAT conducted seve
Omaha gang unit make several arrests Wednesday evening
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 6 days ago
The Omaha Police Department Gang Suppression detectives and SWAT conducted several search warrants and arrested 4 individuals Wednesday around 7:45 p.m. The first three arrests occurred when crews issued the search warrants for the area of 24th and... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Kwik Shop robbed Thursday at gunpointOmaha police were called to the Kwik Shop at 36th and Leavenworth streets to in
Kwik Shop robbed Thursday at gunpoint
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 6 days ago
Omaha police were called to the Kwik Shop at 36th and Leavenworth streets to investigate a robbery Thursday morning. Crews arrived after 3:20 a.m. and the employee said that two men entered the business, displayed a gun and demanded cash. Both men... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
State-of-the-art gun range could be coming to OmahaOmaha police said they are in the final phase and are ready to add on a state-o
State-of-the-art gun range could be coming to Omaha
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 7 days ago
Omaha police said they are in the final phase and are ready to add on a state-of-the-art gun range to help train law enforcement. The plan would put it at the Public Safety Training Center in northwest Omaha near 120th and Rainwood road. The... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Omaha Gang Members Indicted in RICO Investigation The federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned a 15 count i
Omaha Gang Members Indicted in RICO Investigation
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 7 days ago
The federal Grand Jury for the District of Nebraska has returned a 15 count indictment under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act, of six... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Man charged with shooting, killing Omaha police K-9 dies TuesdayA man charged with killing an Omaha Police Department K-9 has died, KETV NewsWa
Man charged with shooting, killing Omaha police K-9 dies Tuesday
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 8 days ago
A man charged with killing an Omaha Police Department K-9 has died, KETV NewsWatch 7 has learned. Mark L'Heureux, 59, is believed to have killed Kobus, a 9-year-old Belgian Malinois, in a standoff last month. Police said the dog had served with the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police release video of Dollar General robberyThe Omaha Police Department has released video of last week's Dollar General ro
Omaha police release video of Dollar General robbery
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 9 days ago
The Omaha Police Department has released video of last week's Dollar General robbery, and is asking for the public's help in finding the man responsible. The robbery was reported at 8:36 p.m. on Jan. 27 near 56th Street and Ames Avenue. Officers... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Two people injured in Sunday morning crashMedics rushed two people to Nebraska Medicine after a wreck near 33rd and L Str
Two people injured in Sunday morning crash
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 10 days ago
Medics rushed two people to Nebraska Medicine after a wreck near 33rd and L Streets. It happened around 2:15 Sunday morning. Omaha Police say a 2002 Olds Bravada was headed eastbound on L Street when it was either stopped or slowing and was rear... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Neighbors speak out about officer-involved shootingAn Omaha Police officer is on administrative leave after a deadly shooting Thur
Neighbors speak out about officer-involved shooting
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 11 days ago
An Omaha Police officer is on administrative leave after a deadly shooting Thursday, which that starts with the report of a stolen vehicle and ends in the death of William Adams, 33. A neighbor who lives a door down from where the shots were fired... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Crips Gang Members Indicted in Nebraska for Racketeering Six alleged members of the Crips have been indicted for their alleged roles i
Crips Gang Members Indicted in Nebraska for Racketeering
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 11 days ago
Six alleged members of the Crips have been indicted for their alleged roles in a racketeering conspiracy involving murder, attempted murder and other offenses in Nebraska. Washington DC -... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hundreds come to the funeral of a hero police dogHundreds come to pay their respects at memorial for a hero police dog who was s
Hundreds come to the funeral of a hero police dog
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Hundreds come to pay their respects at memorial for a hero police dog who was shot and killed protecting officers during a 25-hour standoff Kobus, an eight-year veteran Omaha Police dog, was killed on Jan. 23 The K-9 officer was shot while... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Six people face US racketeering, drug charges in OmahaOMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A federal grand jury in Omaha has indicted six people on a
Six people face US racketeering, drug charges in Omaha
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 12 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A federal grand jury in Omaha has indicted six people on a racketeering charge and a variety of drug, attempted murder and assault counts. Prosecutors said Friday in a news release that the indictments follow a three-year-long... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Federal drug indictments in OmahaSix alleged members of the Crips, a drug gang identified with 40th and 44th ave
Federal drug indictments in Omaha
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
Six alleged members of the Crips, a drug gang identified with 40th and 44th avenues Omaha, have been indicted on federal racketeering charges after a three-year investigation. U.S. Attorney Deborah R. Gilg of Nebraska said Friday that the six... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Officer-involved shooting suspect 'would've chose gun battle before handcuffs,' family agreesThe man killed in Thursday's standoff with Omaha police has been identified as
Officer-involved shooting suspect 'would've chose gun battle before handcuffs,' family agrees
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 12 days ago
The man killed in Thursday's standoff with Omaha police has been identified as William A. Adams, 33. KETV NewsWatch 7's DaVonte McKenith sat down exclusively with Adams' aunt, with whom he was close with. "I used to tell him don't do as I do, do as... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Six Omaha gang members indicted under federal RICO actSix Omaha gang members have been indicted on charges of running a criminal orga
Six Omaha gang members indicted under federal RICO act
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 12 days ago
Six Omaha gang members have been indicted on charges of running a criminal organization, U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg announced Friday. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer called the indictments “groundbreaking.” The indictments were handed down after... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Standoff suspect dies after officer-involved shootingOMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police say 33-year-old William A. Adams, injured in
Standoff suspect dies after officer-involved shooting
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 12 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Omaha Police say 33-year-old William A. Adams, injured in an officer-involved shooting Thursday night, has died in the hospital. Police say the incident began to unfold at 4:50 p.m. Thursday. Officers responded to a report of a... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Man pulled from apartment fire diesOMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A man rescued from an apartment fire Thursday has died.
Man pulled from apartment fire dies
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 12 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- A man rescued from an apartment fire Thursday has died. The cause of the fire and the death are both under investigation. The Omaha Police Department Homicide Unit is assisting OFD Fire Investigators. Emergency personnel were... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving livesOMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving lives
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
OMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their respects to a police dog that was killed in the line of duty. Hundreds gathered for the K-9 officer's funeral. K-9 Kobus took a bullet to save lives. On Thursday his... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving livesOMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving lives
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
OMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their respects to a police dog that was killed in the line of duty. Hundreds gathered for the K-9 officer's funeral. K-9 Kobus took a bullet to save lives. On Thursday his... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving livesOMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving lives
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
OMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their respects to a police dog that was killed in the line of duty. Hundreds gathered for the K-9 officer's funeral. K-9 Kobus took a bullet to save lives. On Thursday his... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving livesOMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their
Emotional service honors police dog shot saving lives
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 days ago
OMAHA, NE (KMTV/CNN) - Members of a Nebraska community turned out to pay their respects to a police dog that was killed in the line of duty. Hundreds gathered for the K-9 officer's funeral. K-9 Kobus took a bullet to save lives. On Thursday his... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Omaha Police: Officer Shoots Theft Suspect In StandoffOMAHA, Neb. (AP) Police say a suspect in a vehicle theft who was barricaded ins
Omaha Police: Officer Shoots Theft Suspect In Standoff
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 13 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Police say a suspect in a vehicle theft who was barricaded inside an Omaha apartment has been shot by an officer. Omaha Police Capt. Russell Horine told local media one of the department's helicopters spotted the stolen vehicle... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Officer-involved shooting reported near 68th, GroverAn Omaha police officer was involved in a shooting Thursday night, sources tell
Officer-involved shooting reported near 68th, Grover
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 13 days ago
An Omaha police officer was involved in a shooting Thursday night, sources tell KETV NewsWatch 7. A call was reported at 4:50 p.m. regarding a stolen vehicle, Omaha Police Capt. Russell Horine said. Officers, with the help of the Omaha Police... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Appeals court says Nebraska search did not violate rightsOMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has found that an Omaha police offi
Appeals court says Nebraska search did not violate rights
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 13 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has found that an Omaha police officer did not violate a Pennsylvania man's constitutional rights by detaining him after the man was given a warning, then searching his truck. The ruling Wednesday by the... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police K-9 laid to rest ThursdayKobus, a 9-year-old Belgian Malinois Omaha police K-9, was laid to rest Thursda
Omaha police K-9 laid to rest Thursday
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 13 days ago
Kobus, a 9-year-old Belgian Malinois Omaha police K-9, was laid to rest Thursday at a memorial service held at Christ Community Church. Kobus was killed during a standoff over the weekend. Police said the dog had served with the department's K-9... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Funeral held for Omaha police dog killed in line of dutyA funeral is scheduled Thursday for an Omaha police dog that was killed in the
Funeral held for Omaha police dog killed in line of duty
Local 10 Miami / Posted 13 days ago
A funeral is scheduled Thursday for an Omaha police dog that was killed in the line of duty. Kobus was killed Saturday in a standoff with suspect Mark L'Heureux. The service for the K-9 officer will be held at Christ Community Church at 2... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
'Major' Omaha gang members indicted in RICO investigation, attorneys sayA news conference is scheduled Friday to reveal the results of a three-year fed
'Major' Omaha gang members indicted in RICO investigation, attorneys say
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 13 days ago
A news conference is scheduled Friday to reveal the results of a three-year federal and local investigation of the members of a local street gang. The investigation resulted in a 15-count indictment under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
15-old arrested in connection with armed robberyOmaha police were called to a robbery at a Family Dollar store Wednesday evenin
15-old arrested in connection with armed robbery
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 13 days ago
Omaha police were called to a robbery at a Family Dollar store Wednesday evening. Officers arrived around 7:30 p.m. near 25th and Charles streets where witnesses said two black men in hooded sweatshirts entered the store and demanded money at... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha teen may face felony charge after allegedly destroying classroomA 13-year-old boy may face a felony charge for allegedly destroying a classroom
Omaha teen may face felony charge after allegedly destroying classroom
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 14 days ago
A 13-year-old boy may face a felony charge for allegedly destroying a classroom at an alternative school. Omaha police found thousands of dollars in damage Friday inside the integrated learning program at 30th and Spaulding. The police report shows... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Coroner: Man pulled from truck at Folly Beach Boat Landing reported missing from NebraskaCharleston County authorities identified the man whose body was recovered from
Coroner: Man pulled from truck at Folly Beach Boat Landing reported missing from Nebraska
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 14 days ago
Charleston County authorities identified the man whose body was recovered from a vehicle pulled from the water at the Folly Beach Boat Landing Thursday. The victim was identified as 26-year-old William Smith, Jr., from Omaha, Nebraska, according to... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Police cruiser hit during felony warrant arrestAn Omaha police officer was injured Wednesday morning after a suspect hit a cru
Police cruiser hit during felony warrant arrest
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 14 days ago
An Omaha police officer was injured Wednesday morning after a suspect hit a cruiser while trying to avoid arrest. Officials said they were serving a felony warrant near 90th and Burt streets at the Extended Stay Hotel around 3 a.m. When police... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Funeral home fire rekindles Wednesday morningEmergency crews responded to the Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak & Cutler funeral
Funeral home fire rekindles Wednesday morning
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 15 days ago
Emergency crews responded to the Heafey-Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak & Cutler funeral home Wednesday morning after overnight security saw the building on fire,once again. Firefighters were called to the scene around 4:30 a.m. Fire officials say a wooden... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
OPD's Kobus becomes first K-9 to be honored by U.S. honor flagMore than 1,000 people who have given their lives while protecting others have
OPD's Kobus becomes first K-9 to be honored by U.S. honor flag
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 15 days ago
More than 1,000 people who have given their lives while protecting others have been honored by the U.S. honor flag, and Tuesday night a Omaha Police Department K-9 became the first dog to receive the honor. The tribute took place at Omaha police... Read more
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KOLN Lincoln
Memorial Service Set For Police Dog Killed Over WeekendOMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A memorial service has been set for an Omaha police dog kil
Memorial Service Set For Police Dog Killed Over Weekend
KOLN Lincoln / Posted 15 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A memorial service has been set for an Omaha police dog killed during a standoff over the weekend. The service will be held Thursday afternoon at Christ Community Church for the 9-year-old Belgian Malinois named Kobus. Police... Read more
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Kansas City Chiefs
Chiefs Extend Partnership Agreement with Regional Grocer Hy-VeeThe Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has reached a seven-y
Chiefs Extend Partnership Agreement with Regional Grocer Hy-Vee
Kansas City Chiefs / Posted 15 days ago
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has reached a seven-year exclusive agreement with Hy-Vee, Inc. to extend their partnership, making Hy-Vee the Official Grocery Partner of the Kansas City Chiefs through 2023. The financial... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Judge's no-gun policy stops police testimonyA county judge threatened to hold Omaha police officers in contempt if they bri
Judge's no-gun policy stops police testimony
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 16 days ago
A county judge threatened to hold Omaha police officers in contempt if they bring their weapons into his courtroom. The police union might try to get the judge kicked out of court. Union officials said they are prepared to launch a campaign against... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Bullet-proof vest would not have saved K9 killed during standoffPolice say they'd exhausted every option Saturday before sending a canine offic
Bullet-proof vest would not have saved K9 killed during standoff
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 16 days ago
Police say they'd exhausted every option Saturday before sending a canine officer into a 26-hour standoff. But even as their suspect started shooting, “Kobus” charged ahead. The Omaha Police Department released a photo showing where bullets hit a... Read more
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Officer.com
Omaha Police K-9 Fatally Shot During StandoffAn Omaha police K-9 was fatally shot on Saturday by a suspect during a standoff
Omaha Police K-9 Fatally Shot During Standoff
Officer.com / Posted 16 days ago
An Omaha police K-9 was fatally shot on Saturday by a suspect during a standoff that lasted 26 hours. K-9 Kobus was struck by a round fired by 59-year-old Mark L'Heureux nearly a day after authorities attempted to serve a warrant ordering a... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Omaha police plan memorial for fallen K-9Omaha police are honoring a K-9 officer died in the line of duty Saturday night
Omaha police plan memorial for fallen K-9
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 17 days ago
Omaha police are honoring a K-9 officer died in the line of duty Saturday night. Kobus was months away from retirement after eight years of service when he was killed during a standoff near 83rd Street and Keystone Drive. Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Police dog dies during extended standoffOMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - A standoff in Omaha, Neb. that lasted more than a day resu
Police dog dies during extended standoff
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 17 days ago
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - A standoff in Omaha, Neb. that lasted more than a day resulted in the death of a police dog, according to the Omaha Police Department. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office attempted to serve a mental health order at a home Friday... Read more
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