'This is what we need to do': New mask order for Fremont starts Saturday

'THIS IS WHAT WE NEED TO DO': NEW MASK ORDER FOR FREMONT STARTS SATURDAY

Churchills the Cigar Bar owner Scott Brannon is glad to hear that masks will now be required through the end of January."If everybody...

Restrictions reduce fans watching the Huskers at Lincoln sports bars

RESTRICTIONS REDUCE FANS WATCHING THE HUSKERS AT LINCOLN SPORTS BARS

'It's disappointing but we understand why'

 
 
 
'We expect it to get even worse,' Nurses describe working with COVID-19 patients

'WE EXPECT IT TO GET EVEN WORSE,' NURSES DESCRIBE WORKING WITH COVID-19 PATIENTS

There's already a waiting list to get into the hospital

Quiet, chilly night, warmer Saturday

QUIET, CHILLY NIGHT, WARMER SATURDAY

 
 
 
Fremont will require masks in all public spaces

FREMONT WILL REQUIRE MASKS IN ALL PUBLIC SPACES

Violations will be a misdemeanor and could result in a fine of up to $1,000.

Huskers and Hawkeyes tied at halftime

HUSKERS AND HAWKEYES TIED AT HALFTIME

Nebraska is tied with 24th-ranked Iowa, 13-13 at halftime.

 
 
 
IDPH reports 37 additions deaths related to COVID-19

IDPH REPORTS 37 ADDITIONS DEATHS RELATED TO COVID-19

As of 10 a.m. Friday, the IDPH website reports 223,544 confirmed cases statewide since Iowa's outbreak began.

Here's where the Omaha metro area's hospital capacity stands as of Friday

HERE'S WHERE THE OMAHA METRO AREA'S HOSPITAL CAPACITY STANDS AS OF FRIDAY

On Friday, officials provided an update on the state of the hospital capacity in the Omaha metro.

 
 
 
Sunny, cool Friday, turning warmer on Saturday

SUNNY, COOL FRIDAY, TURNING WARMER ON SATURDAY

Now that any fog is gone, we get two sunny days in a row. Becoming warmer on Saturday, then sharply colder to end the long weekend....

Omaha 'help an officer' call canceled Friday morning

OMAHA 'HELP AN OFFICER' CALL CANCELED FRIDAY MORNING

Police: No injuries reported after person runs from traffic stop

 
 
 
Nebraska nurse dies of COVID-19 as cases surge

NEBRASKA NURSE DIES OF COVID-19 AS CASES SURGE

The nurse, who worked on a surgical unit at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, died Wednesday.

Early fog, slippery spots possible on Friday morning

EARLY FOG, SLIPPERY SPOTS POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY MORNING

Low visibility and sub-freezing temperatures could make bridges and overpasses slippery early Friday. Tomorrow has the best weather...

 
 
 
In Santa's mailbag, a peek into children's pandemic worries

IN SANTA'S MAILBAG, A PEEK INTO CHILDREN'S PANDEMIC WORRIES

“Take care of yourself Father Christmas, and of the Elves." Letters, notes and cards - some mere scribbles, other elaborate labors...

'Be careful, pay attention': State troopers, police departments ramp up enforcement for thanksgiving

'BE CAREFUL, PAY ATTENTION': STATE TROOPERS, POLICE DEPARTMENTS RAMP UP ENFORCEMENT FOR THANKSGIVING

"Holidays, we get around with family and we all have a drink here and there," Nebraksa State Trooper T'Ronne Estwick said. "So we need...

 
 
 
90-year-old knits hats, sells them from nursing home during pandemic

90-YEAR-OLD KNITS HATS, SELLS THEM FROM NURSING HOME DURING PANDEMIC

Merna Priestley has been making and selling hats for the last eight years. Her assisted living facility offered to help her keep up...

How a Facebook post helped a mom with COVID-19 give thanks on Thanksgiving

HOW A FACEBOOK POST HELPED A MOM WITH COVID-19 GIVE THANKS ON THANKSGIVING

Misty Ceballos shared her story of COVID-19 on a Facebook post; Ann Frink stepped in to help

 
 
 
Volunteers deliver thanksgiving meals to seniors

VOLUNTEERS DELIVER THANKSGIVING MEALS TO SENIORS

Thanksgiving meals delivered to seniors by volunteers

TurkeyFest volunteers line up to deliver Thanksgiving meals for Metro seniors

TURKEYFEST VOLUNTEERS LINE UP TO DELIVER THANKSGIVING MEALS FOR METRO SENIORS

The 29th annual TurkeyFest was a major success, with dozens of cars lined up with volunteers, ready to deliver meals to 2,000 senior...

 
 
 
Great weather for the weekend

GREAT WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND

Great holiday weather

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

INMATE MISSING FROM COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

He was sentenced to one year in prison on charges that include possession of a controlled substance .

 
 
 



Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

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New rule could allow poison gas, firing squads for US executions

New rule could allow poison gas, firing squads for US executions

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Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

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CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first...

CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first doses

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Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive...

Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive coronavirus tests

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Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

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Iranian president points finger at Israel after assassination of top...

Iranian president points finger at Israel after assassination of top military scientist near Tehran

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College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every NCAA game on Friday

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Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all gatherings BANNED. except for church & PROTESTS

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The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting 12 million cases

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