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Wednesday morning the most popular article on Omaha.com: "Recruiting: Husker QB signee Martinez has moments in All-Star Game." Boston recorded a temperature of minus-30 degrees. And that was just between Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. In 2018, the L.A. Chargers will play at Wembley Stadium in ...

(WOWT) -- Fire heavily damaged a town home in northwest Omaha Saturday afternoon. The family who lives in the home tells 6 News they narrowly escaped the flames. It happened near 106th and Old Maple Road in the Country Estate Town Home development. Michael Russell lives in the town home.
Omaha Central also crowned a trio of champions. Sophomore Emilio Haynes, ranked third at 113, beat No. 2 Blake Jackson of Millard South in the semifinals before outlasting top-ranked Ladamien Sturdivant of Omaha Bryan in ultimate tiebreaker for the crown. Haynes rode out Sturdivant for the final two ...
Desmond, Polegia Jean May 24, 1941 - Dec 29, 2017 A lifelong Omaha resident. Died peacefully in the company of loved ones. Po, who was 76, loved her God, her family and her Catholic Church, friends, art, books and her Irish heritage in roughly that order. She graduated from the College of St. Mary ...
Omaha firefighters battle a fire at an an old storage building located near the southeast corner of South 33rd Street and Edward Babe Gomez Avenue. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD. South 33rd Street fire. Buy Now. Omaha firefighters battle a fire at an an old storage building located near the ...

Omaha native Jordan Bader had some scary moments Saturday morning when a false alarm warned of a ballistic missile headed toward Hawaii. Bader, 33, a veterinarian who lives in Kapolei, Hawaii, had just woke up and gotten a cup of coffee when the alert came on his cellphone. The emergency alert ...
police have arrested a suspect in the slaying last weekend of a U.S. Army soldier in Omaha. Larry Goynes, 27, is being booked tonight into the ... Omaha police obtained an arrest warrant earlier today charging Goynes with first-degree murder. Gang unit officers apprehended Goynes without incident.
She spent the majority of her career in Omaha working at the Center for Human Nutrition from 1974 to 2009 and the International Center for sports Nutrition from 1987 to 2009. She was associate director of the Center for Human Nutrition from 1976 to 1993 and director from 1993 to 2009. She served as the ...
Click the link below for rates, deadlines and the form to submit an Obituary or In-Memoriam ad to the Omaha World Herald. All obituaries and In-Memoriam Ads are paid notices. The link is available for family members or funeral homes. If you have any questions, please contact us at: WHobits@owh.com or ...
An Omaha man will serve 18 months in prison for negligent child abuse after his toddler daughter was shot in the face by his friend's 22-month-old son. Douglas County District Judge Mark Ashford sentenced Marquell Buie, 22, to the term for the April 17 shooting at the Pine Tree Apartments, 10375 ...
Today in the Omaha area, there is a chance of flurries late this afternoon along with a high temperature around 12, the National Weather Service office in ... "That's the next big thing to talk about,'' McPike said of the Omaha area possibly receiving an inch or so of snow Saturday night into Sunday and again ...
Omaha -- The father of an 18-month-old girl shot in the face with his gun in Omaha has been sent to prison. Marquell Buie, 22, was given 18 months at his sentencing Thursday. He'd pleaded no contest to negligent child abuse causing injury. prosecutors say Buie was smoking marijuana at his apartment ...
Weibel, Raymond A. Age 97 Of Omaha. Survived by children: Raymond and Julia, of Omaha; Rosanne and Mike Killian, of Omaha; Jean and Howard Smith, of Clearwater, FL ; and Tom, of Omaha; 13 grandchildren. Gathering with the family: Monday, 4-7pm, with a Wake Service at 7pm. Private inurnment.
"Omaha seems to be Berkshire's permanent home," said Lawrence Cunningham, a law professor at George Washington University and author of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America. "The town and the company share so much history and culture, and I think Greg and Ajit both understand that, ...
Ferry boat 'Irene' is seen on the Missouri river looking west toward Omaha in this undated photo by William Henry Jackson. BOSTWICK-FROHARDT COLLECTION/DURHAM MUSEUM. Two views. From a 1954 Associated Press release: "From a ferry landing Omaha City, Nebraska, in 1867, and the same ...
The city of Omaha dodged the worst of the snow Thursday, but the southern metro accumulated higher amounts because it was nearer the heart of the heaviest snowfall. Officially, Omaha received 1.1 inches of snow, while Offutt Air Force Base tallied 3 inches and Plattsmouth 4.9 inches. Amounts quickly ...

She, Kucera and Davenport also lamented the loss of Omaha's Gordmans stores, which closed as part of the chain's bankruptcy proceedings last year. ... Omaha's last Kmart store -- which opened in 1968 to much fanfare -- will soon be something else entirely, according to documents filed with the Omaha ...
An Omaha Fire Department battalion chief's SUV was involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon at 33rd and Seward Streets as the fire official headed to a fire at a house near 35th ... A person was seriously hurt on Wednesday when an Omaha Fire Department SUV en route to a fire collided with a sedan.
A 45-year-old woman died at a local hospital after being located unconscious in northeast Omaha. Dorothy M. Buffalohead was pronounced dead Saturday at the Nebraska Medical Center. The cause of death does not appear to be suspicious, according to a spokesman for the Omaha police Department.
Area school systems announced this afternoon that schools will be closed Thursday in anticipation of a storm that could pack an icy and snowy punch during the morning commute. Among them are the Omaha, Millard, Bellevue, Papillion-La Vista and Elkhorn districts. Omaha metro-area school districts ...
The flash freeze is forecast for the Omaha area and many parts of the state south of Interstate 80, according to the weather service. The temperature at Eppley Airfield is forecast to be 40 degrees as late as midnight Wednesday. But by 2 a.m. Thursday the temperature is expected to hit freezing -- which is ...
The Archdiocese of Omaha plans to launch its first dual-language education program next school year, teaching children as young as 3 years old in both Spanish and English. students who stick with the program through eighth grade will learn both languages, an advantage for college and the workplace, ...
About three dozen officials from across the Omaha area's health care landscape gathered Wednesday to kick off a partnership to work cooperatively on issues in the fast-changing sector. CHI Health, Nebraska Medicine, Charles Drew Health Center and OneWorld Community Health Centers joined to ...
Abbott, James F. Aug 2, 1944 - Jan 6, 2018 navy veteran and Retired Omaha police officer. Survived by three sons: Jeffrey, Joseph, Jonathan (Amy); and eight grandchildren. MEMORIAL SERVICE at St. Elizabeth Ann, 5419 N. 114th St., Omaha, on Friday, January 12th, at 7pm with Visitation from 6-7pm.
*The National Weather Service office in Valley said the region's first major winter storm of the new year took a strong shift to the southeast, leaving the Omaha area with less forecast snowfall but possibly more ice. Hazardous travel conditions were still expected today due to freezing drizzle/rain, stiff winds ...
Two men were injured Wednesday at separate locations in Omaha when each was struck by a vehicle as he was walking or running, police said. Julian Flores, 47, of Omaha, suffered a head injury when he was struck near 21st and Cuming Streets just before 7 a.m. by a car whose driver police alleged was ...
The family moved to Omaha, NE, in 1930. He attended grade school at Holy Family Catholic Church in Omaha, serving as an altar boy for many years. He graduated from Tech high school in 1948. He joined the U.S. Marines, receiving a medical discharge in 1949. James married Janet Larson, in Omaha, ...
The Omaha City Council voted 7-0 to approve a preliminary plat and to change the city's master plan to allow NP Dodge to build its proposed Arbor Woods subdivision, which includes houses and apartments. The vote came after a 2½-hour public hearing at City Hall. Opponents raised concerns ranging ...
Two Omaha police officers were among four people who suffered minor injuries Tuesday night when a cruiser and a civilian's sedan collided in the city's ... The remaining two occupants of the Grand Prix, including driver Travis Kellogg, 18, of Omaha, and Judkins and Rich were taken in ambulances to the ...
Housing authority: Lawmakers gave easy first-round approval to Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne's LB 399, which would make changes to the Omaha Housing Authority in response to issues raised by federal audits. The bill would require the housing authority to have a seven-member board, up from the current ...
This snowy owl has been hanging out this week near an Interstate ramp in northwest Omaha. CHELSEY FUHRMAN. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. Sightings of snowy owls have increased this winter in Nebraska, and one of the regal birds has been drawing attention near a busy Interstate ramp in ...
Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland performs at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square in New York. THE Associated Press. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. Hit-making, Grammy-winning country duo Sugarland is back and headed back to Omaha. After a few years apart and a pair of ...
The Omaha children's Museum is opening a new Arctic-themed exhibit later this month called Arctic Wonderland. The exhibit will open Jan. 20 and run through April 8. It aims to teach kids about arctic inhabitants and the science behind snow and icy activities. Inside the exhibit, kids can race a sled down a ...
Click the link below for rates, deadlines and the form to submit an Obituary or In-Memoriam ad to the Omaha World Herald. All obituaries and In-Memoriam Ads are paid notices. The link is available for family members or funeral homes. If you have any questions, please contact us at: WHobits@owh.com or ...
Omaha, Neb. (AP) - A March 1 sentencing has been scheduled for a 23-year-old man who took a plea deal in the fatal shooting of an Omaha resident. Court records say Alphonso Hall III pleaded guilty to manslaughter after prosecutors lowered the charge from first-degree murder and dropped a related ...
George was born on September 20, 1938, in Omaha, NE, to the late George and Blanche (Neuvirth) Stastny and graduated from Omaha South high school. He is survived by his wife, Janice Stastny; stepdaughters: Sally Hall (Bill), Vicki Childs, Judy Webster (Mike); six grandchildren: Chris Hall (Amy Zook), ...
The people we met in Iran could just as well be living down the street in Omaha. Because they begin studying English in first grade, they speak almost with no accent. International sanctions have devastated the economy. Everywhere we went you could see the effects of that. Even today, the government ...
Robert Hilkemann, a retired Omaha podiatrist who led the filibuster last year, stood in opposition to the bill again. He said removing the helmet requirement would make riding motorcycles less safe. "These helmets can often mean somebody coming home," said Sen. Sara Howard of Omaha. "It's important to ...
The Omaha public schools board believes that the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, search firm it has hired in the latest attempt to hire a superintendent is the right one ("OPS board retools plan for its 2nd try at hiring," Jan. 7 World-Herald). With all due respect, the school board is overthinking this hire.
Omaha had just wrapped up its phenomenally successful 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition, a World's Fair-caliber celebration of culture and technology that impressed nearly 2 million ... Within weeks of the Trans-Mississippi's glorious conclusion, Omaha was in the exposition business all over again.
As of Monday evening, forecasters were projecting the deepest snows would fall north of the Omaha area, Zapotocny said, but that's no guarantee that the metro area will be spared. It's just too ... Friday in the Omaha area is forecast to be partly sunny with a chance of snow and a high around 20. Another ...
Rick Kolowski of Omaha introduced three parts of the package on Monday: » Legislative Bill 876 would boost state special education funding by 67 percent over the $224 million allocated this year. State special education funding currently covers about 48 percent of the extra cost of teaching such students, ...
Mild weather is expected today through most of Wednesday before a big change slams into the Omaha area. By late Wednesday, look for rain changing to snow as much colder air muscles into the region. Snowfall of around 1 to 2 inches is expected into Thursday morning in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area.
Click the link below for rates, deadlines and the form to submit an Obituary or In-Memoriam ad to the Omaha World Herald. All obituaries and In-Memoriam Ads are paid notices. The link is available for family members or funeral homes. If you have any questions, please contact us at: WHobits@owh.com or ...
As part of a training exercise, crews from the Irvington, Bennington and Ponca Hills Fire Departments took part Sunday in the planned burning of a house on Blair High Road. COURTESY OF MARK FARRELL. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. Three local fire departments received valuable training ...
St. Louis (AP) -- Authorities are searching for the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 64 in western Illinois that led to the death of an Omaha man. The crash happened Friday evening near Nashville, Illinois. Illinois state police said Ervin Goeden, 93, died in the crash. Another passenger ...
firefighters reported smoke on approach from the large, one-story industrial building. A short time later, fire crews had the fire extinguished. All employees evacuated safely, fire crews said. The $5.6 million structure sustained an estimated $1 million in damage, and $500,000 in contents were lost, fire ...
Cold and snowy weather is expected in the Omaha area after a nice taste of mild weather today into Wednesday. The National Weather Service office in ... Friday in the Omaha area is forecast to be partly sunny with a slight chance of snow and a high around 20. Another chance of snow is in the forecast for ...
Now Wounded Warriors Family Support, the Omaha-based national nonprofit that Folsom founded to support families of those wounded or killed in combat, has begun planning a 24-bed residential home in rural Douglas County for combat-wounded veterans who, for whatever reason, have no one in their ...


 

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