Sarpy County jail design approved

SARPY COUNTY JAIL DESIGN APPROVED

The 146,000 square foot facility would be located at 84th Street and Highway 370.

Homeschool Facebook page sees thousands of new members during pandemic

HOMESCHOOL FACEBOOK PAGE SEES THOUSANDS OF NEW MEMBERS DURING PANDEMIC

Group meant to provide a wide range of options.

 
 
 
'Instead of fear, focus' OPS families discuss return to school coming Tuesday

'INSTEAD OF FEAR, FOCUS' OPS FAMILIES DISCUSS RETURN TO SCHOOL COMING TUESDAY

Parents and Omaha Public School board members expressed their frustrations with coronavirus during a meeting Tuesday.

'Do everything from the start': Millard students push for stricter measures at school

'DO EVERYTHING FROM THE START': MILLARD STUDENTS PUSH FOR STRICTER MEASURES AT SCHOOL

With classes less than a week away, some vocal Millard students are protesting the district's plan.

 
 
 
'Tomorrow's a turning point': Lincoln pool hall will defend mask refusal in district court

'TOMORROW'S A TURNING POINT': LINCOLN POOL HALL WILL DEFEND MASK REFUSAL IN DISTRICT COURT

Madsen's Bowling & Billiards refused to follow the city's order to close over the weekend.

Very small rain chance

VERY SMALL RAIN CHANCE

 
 
 
Omaha Catholic Schools announces delayed start date for 6 schools

OMAHA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES DELAYED START DATE FOR 6 SCHOOLS

The original start date was set for Aug. 20.

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS $3B-A-YEAR PLAN TO BOOST CONSERVATION, PARKS

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that...

 
 
 
Inmate dies at Tecumseh State Prison

INMATE DIES AT TECUMSEH STATE PRISON

An inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution died Tuesday afternoon.

Douglas County Corrections: 13 officers, six incarcerated people test positive for COVID-19

DOUGLAS COUNTY CORRECTIONS: 13 OFFICERS, SIX INCARCERATED PEOPLE TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

The Douglas County Department of Corrections said all 13 officers are in self-isolation.

 
 
 
Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California in accident that killed 9 troops

MILITARY FINDS HUMAN REMAINS, SUNKEN TANK OFF CALIFORNIA IN ACCIDENT THAT KILLED 9 TROOPS

The military is getting answers to a tragic accident that took the lives of nine troops.

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

'SAVE SPACE CAMP' DRIVE PULLS IN MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN DAYS AFTER PANDEMIC LOSSES THREATEN CLOSURE

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in...

 
 
 
Still comfortable

STILL COMFORTABLE

State liquor commission denies liquor license to Reign Lounge

STATE LIQUOR COMMISSION DENIES LIQUOR LICENSE TO REIGN LOUNGE

In a tweet , Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen applauded the state liquor commission for denying a license to Reign Lounge.

 
 
 
Police seeking information after neighbor spots dead man lying in front yard

POLICE SEEKING INFORMATION AFTER NEIGHBOR SPOTS DEAD MAN LYING IN FRONT YARD

The man's body was discovered Tuesday morning,

Beautiful Tuesday, tiny rain chances through midweek

BEAUTIFUL TUESDAY, TINY RAIN CHANCES THROUGH MIDWEEK

A potential Top Ten Day Tuesday! More clouds move in later this week, and some rain will try to make it through this very dry air....

 
 
 
Gov. Reynolds hosts 11 a.m. news conference on coronavirus response

GOV. REYNOLDS HOSTS 11 A.M. NEWS CONFERENCE ON CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

Schools have been scrambling to approve "Return to Learn" plans after Reynolds signed a proclamation requiring schools to offer at...

Police: Pregnant woman and unborn child die in shooting at Iowa hotel

POLICE: PREGNANT WOMAN AND UNBORN CHILD DIE IN SHOOTING AT IOWA HOTEL

Police have not yet released the identity of the woman.

 
 
 
Another chilly early August morning, lovely this afternoon

ANOTHER CHILLY EARLY AUGUST MORNING, LOVELY THIS AFTERNOON

Temperatures are in the 40s for some in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa! Cooler than average and mostly dry though the middle of...

These expert-approved DIY traps will actually kill ants in your home

THESE EXPERT-APPROVED DIY TRAPS WILL ACTUALLY KILL ANTS IN YOUR HOME

Ants can be tough to get rid of, but these home remedies really work.

 
 
 



Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

Progressive challenger Cori Bush beats Rep. Lacy Clay in primary

Liberal challenger Cori Bush defeated Rep. Lacy Clay in a primary for Clay's St. Louis-based House seat on Tuesday - a seismic loss for the Congressional Black Caucus, which... Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion killed at least 100

Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion killed at least 100

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Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary

Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary

Trump ally and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was defeated by Rep. Roger Marshall, calming Republican leaders' worst fears in the race against Democratic state... Read more ...