Iowa DHS places director at Glenwood center on administrative leave amid federal investigation

IOWA DHS PLACES DIRECTOR AT GLENWOOD CENTER ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE AMID FEDERAL INVESTIGATION

US Dept. of Justice will investigate whether state has been violating federal rights of people with disabilities

Siena Francis House celebrates opening of new emergency shelter

SIENA FRANCIS HOUSE CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW EMERGENCY SHELTER

 
 
 
Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

BULLIED FAN'S T-SHIRT DESIGN HELPS RAISE $950K FOR NONPROFIT

Sales of a University of Tennessee T-shirt designed by a bullied fourth-grade boy in Florida have raised nearly $1 million for an anti-bullying...

Missouri River out of flood stage, crews can begin work on breach

MISSOURI RIVER OUT OF FLOOD STAGE, CREWS CAN BEGIN WORK ON BREACH

Breach D is along Highway 2 near Hamburg

 
 
 
OPS: Elementary school placed on lockout Wednesday afternoon

OPS: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PLACED ON LOCKOUT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

According to Omaha Public Schools, Benson West Elementary was temporarily placed on lockout Wednesday prior to the school's dismissal.

Artist creates astounding Arrowhead Stadium faux gingerbread house

ARTIST CREATES ASTOUNDING ARROWHEAD STADIUM FAUX GINGERBREAD HOUSE

Mitchell Biernacki, of in Troy, New York, spent weeks making the faux gingerbread replica of Arrowhead Stadium as a gift for the Chiefs...

 
 
 

POLICE: 75-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER COLLISION WITH SEMI-TRUCK IN RALSTON

Officials in Ralston say a woman was seriously injured Wednesday in a collision with a semi-truck.

Watch: Shocking video shows massive pileup on Interstate 80 near Des Moines

WATCH: SHOCKING VIDEO SHOWS MASSIVE PILEUP ON INTERSTATE 80 NEAR DES MOINES

Interstate 80 is closed between Altoona and Des Moines due to a multi-vehicle crash.

 
 
 
Chilly Wednesday, warming up Thursday and Friday

CHILLY WEDNESDAY, WARMING UP THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

WATCH: Officer helps deaf woman obtain Real ID through sign language, helps her pay fee

WATCH: OFFICER HELPS DEAF WOMAN OBTAIN REAL ID THROUGH SIGN LANGUAGE, HELPS HER PAY FEE

What started out as a misunderstanding evolved into a heartwarming exchange between a deaf woman and a California Highway Patrol officer...

 
 
 
Temperatures start climbing through the second half of this week

TEMPERATURES START CLIMBING THROUGH THE SECOND HALF OF THIS WEEK

While it might not sound warm, today's highs in the 30s are the warmest we have been since Sunday. Above average temperatures arrive...

Iowa lawmakers say there is bipartisan support to raise tobacco age to 21

IOWA LAWMAKERS SAY THERE IS BIPARTISAN SUPPORT TO RAISE TOBACCO AGE TO 21

It's been a fuming topic for years now.

 
 
 
K-9 detects suspicious package at USSTRATCOM gate

K-9 DETECTS SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE AT USSTRATCOM GATE

The 55th Security Forces Squadron is working with the Omaha Police Department to investigate the incident.

Man accused of abusing, torturing girlfriend for years submits no-contest plea

MAN ACCUSED OF ABUSING, TORTURING GIRLFRIEND FOR YEARS SUBMITS NO-CONTEST PLEA

Warning: Details in this article may be upsetting to readers.

 
 
 
Cold case: Trial of man accused of killing Iowa high school student moved to different county

COLD CASE: TRIAL OF MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING IOWA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MOVED TO DIFFERENT COUNTY

Police arrested Burns on Dec. 19 last year, 39 years to the day after 18-year-old Michelle Martinko was killed.

Menards confirms new store will replace the Mall of the Bluffs

MENARDS CONFIRMS NEW STORE WILL REPLACE THE MALL OF THE BLUFFS

Menards spokesman Jeff Abbott said Monday the company would build a “bigger and better store" at the site of the mall in eastern Council...

 
 
 
Cold sunshine Wednesday afternoon, warming up later this week

COLD SUNSHINE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, WARMING UP LATER THIS WEEK

A cold front drops temperatures Wednesday morning. That front lifts north again tonight, bringing milder temperatures through the end...

The Randby Factor for Wednesday

THE RANDBY FACTOR FOR WEDNESDAY

 
 
 
Nebraska in eighth-straight trip to Sweet Sixteen

NEBRASKA IN EIGHTH-STRAIGHT TRIP TO SWEET SIXTEEN

The Nebraska Cornhuskers need two wins in Madison, Wisconsin to advance past the Sweet Sixteen.

Firstar Fiber appeals to City Council after mayor's rejection of $4m bid

FIRSTAR FIBER APPEALS TO CITY COUNCIL AFTER MAYOR'S REJECTION OF $4M BID

An Omaha-based recycling processer spoke before the City Council in hopes of keeping its contract with the city.

 
 
 



Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Paintings of Confederate flags and a Nazi flag in the yard of William Stark sparked controversy because his home is next to Morris Elementary School. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: DOJ inspector general testifies about Russia report

WATCH LIVE: DOJ inspector general testifies about Russia report

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee today to discuss the findings of his report into the opening of the... Read more ...

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is the youngest person to be named a Time Person of the Year. Read more ...

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Sales of a University of Tennessee T-shirt designed by a bullied fourth-grade boy in Florida have raised nearly $1 million for an anti-bullying organization. Read more ...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date postponed

A 9-year-old Belgian child prodigy who was set to become the world's youngest college graduate has dropped out of his Dutch university - after it postponed his expected... Read more ...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's house

Guests can enjoy re-created scenes from their favorite mother-daughter duo, with original props and costumes all around. Read more ...

5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year for her climate activism that inspired millions of young people to protest and push for change. In past years... Read more ...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market, officials say

Jersey City investigators don't yet know why the shooters attacked a Jewish kosher deli, and therefore they aren't labeling the attack as anti-Semitic. Read more ...

Nolan Arenado rumors: Six potential landing spots if Rockies trade the...

Nolan Arenado rumors: Six potential landing spots if Rockies trade the perennial All-Star

Teams are calling because Arenado would make them better, and the Rockies are listening because they'd be silly not to. Read more ...

Presidents Cup TV schedule, channel, pairings, tee times, format for 2019...

Presidents Cup TV schedule, channel, pairings, tee times, format for 2019 tournament

The 2019 Presidents Cup features Tiger Woods and Team USA looking to make it seven straight victories against a collection of international players. Here is all of the... Read more ...