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Police called after thousands have plans to play hide-and-seek at Ikea store
News 6 days ago
Police called after thousands have plans to play hide-and-seek at Ikea store

If you've ever thought Ikea is the perfect place to play hide-and-seek, you're not the only one. About 3,000 young people on Facebook said they...

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New Omaha nonprofit looks to give young girls confidence, community
News 6 days ago
New Omaha nonprofit looks to give young girls confidence, community

A new nonprofit in Omaha is looking to give young girls of color who have developmental disabilities a sense of confidence and community. Misti...

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'We all felt it together': Omaha FBI's new leader, community reflect on 9/11 attacks
News 1 week ago
'We all felt it together': Omaha FBI's new leader, community reflect on 9/11 attacks

In Bellevue, dozens of men, women and children paid tribute to the thousands of lives lost Sept. 11, 2001. Today, the new head of the Federal...

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Seattle record store finds Kurt Cobain's personal items hidden in basement
News 1 week ago
Seattle record store finds Kurt Cobain's personal items hidden in basement

The owner of Seattle's Easy Street Records came upon an incredible find while cleaning his shop's basement - a royalty check and other paperwork...

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Garden volunteers want city leaders to curb illegal dumping with new policies
News 2 weeks ago
Garden volunteers want city leaders to curb illegal dumping with new policies

Volunteers in a South Omaha neighborhood said someone is trashing their community garden. They said they've had problems with the land near 19th...

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Developers unveil plans for new apartments in Benson
News 2 weeks ago
Developers unveil plans for new apartments in Benson

OF OMAHA'S MOST FIBRIN COMMUNITIES. THE ONLY THING COVERING THIS CORNER OF ENSIGN IS UNCUT GRASS BUT ANDREW MOSIER AND HIS TEAM HAVE A PLAN. HE IS...

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La Vista taxpayers on board with proposed restaurant tax, leaders make changes to the ordinance Tuesday
News 4 weeks ago
La Vista taxpayers on board with proposed restaurant tax, leaders make changes to the ordinance Tuesday

La Vista restaurants could face a new tax, and many guests visiting the restaurants could see a higher bill to help pay that tax. City leaders say...

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'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors
News 4 weeks ago
'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

It was a shocking discovery for officials with the New York City Buildings Department. According to WPIX, the owner of an apartment created an...

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Organizers: 'The blue signs, they're not going to go away '
News 1 month ago
Organizers: 'The blue signs, they're not going to go away '

Organizers: Neighbors put up yard signs asking city to "Fix Farnam" Organizers: Neighbors put up yard signs asking city to "Fix Farnam" Dozens of...

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UN report: Climate change threatens Earth's food supply
News 1 month ago
UN report: Climate change threatens Earth's food supply

On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach - not to mention the forests, plants and animals. A new United Nations...

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Developers plan five-story apartment building for 72nd and Dodge streets
News 1 month ago
Developers plan five-story apartment building for 72nd and Dodge streets

POSSIBILITY FOR HUNDREDS OF NEW RESIDENTS. TRAFFIC WHIZZES BY AT 72ND AND DODGE, BUT REDEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR CROSSROADS MALL ON THIS CORNER HAVEN'T...

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Lowe's laying off thousands of workers, plans to outsource jobs
News 1 month ago
Lowe's laying off thousands of workers, plans to outsource jobs

Lowe's is laying off thousands of workers. The company said it is outsourcing those positions to third-party companies. Lowe's declined to say...

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Southroads Mall property to go up for auction
News 1 month ago
Southroads Mall property to go up for auction

Realtor for the property says it will sell 'regardless of price' The Southroads Mall property will go up for auction later this fall, according to...

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Project Community: Breaking down barriers
News 1 month ago
Project Community: Breaking down barriers

The safety and security of a community - part of that story is told through crime stats, the other part by community partners. KETV NewsWatch 7...

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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit Omaha Monday
News 1 month ago
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit Omaha Monday

The secretary of Housing and Urban Development will visit Omaha Monday. Ben Carson will hold a round table discussion on opportunity zones.Watch...

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North Omaha residents offer feedback ahead of neighborhood revitalization project
News 2 months ago
North Omaha residents offer feedback ahead of neighborhood revitalization project

Dozens of people in North Omaha made sure their voices were heard Saturday. Residents offered their opinion on a study that will soon transform...

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Toys R Us is coming back to the United States
News 2 months ago
Toys R Us is coming back to the United States

Toys R Us' long-awaited comeback is finally official. Its owner, Tru Kids Brands, announced Thursday that Toys R Us is being reborn in the United...

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Authorities find, arrest inmate reported missing from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln
News 2 months ago
Authorities find, arrest inmate reported missing from Community Corrections Center in Lincoln

Update: An inmate who left the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln Tuesday morning was arrested, according to authorities. Officials said...

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Through Kids Cafe, woman fights hunger, fosters growth in her community
News 2 months ago
Through Kids Cafe, woman fights hunger, fosters growth in her community

When Maggie Crabb noticed that hunger was a problem in her community, she decided to do something about it, by creating the Kids Cafe. Kids Cafe...

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Multi-million dollar development project planned along Saddle Creek
News 2 months ago
Multi-million dollar development project planned along Saddle Creek

More development is coming to Midtown. Construction has started on a couple of commercial buildings and a row of townhomes along Saddle Creek just...

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Women steal boa, cage and all, from pet store, shop owner says
News 3 months ago
Women steal boa, cage and all, from pet store, shop owner says

A exotic pet store owner said two women stole a boa from his shop over the weekend, but it sounds like the snake may have tried to thwart the theft...

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This Irish island of fewer than 500 people is asking Americans to move there
News 3 months ago
This Irish island of fewer than 500 people is asking Americans to move there

With a population on the wane since the 19th century, the picturesque Irish island of Arranmore is down to its last 469 residents. Determined to...

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Mayor's office issues update on waste collection
News 3 months ago
Mayor's office issues update on waste collection

Mayor Jean Stothert's office issued a statement regarding waste collection status in Omaha Wednesday afternoon. According to the mayor's office,...

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'Pokemon Go' causes major problems at Maine cemetery
News 3 months ago
'Pokemon Go' causes major problems at Maine cemetery

Released in 2016, the game still creates issues for some locations on the interactive map. Released in 2016, the game still creates issues for some...

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Lawmakers adjourn six days early without addressing major property tax relief
News 3 months ago
Lawmakers adjourn six days early without addressing major property tax relief

'I didn't think we completed what we needed to do' 'I didn't think we completed what we needed to do' Nebraska lawmakers closed out the 2019...

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Changing Fremont's narrative, city forms inclusion council
News 3 months ago
Changing Fremont's narrative, city forms inclusion council

WAVERLE: THIS IS WHAT FREMONT LOOKED LIKE ALMOST A DECADE AGO. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION, NOT LEGAL IMMIGRATION. THERE'S A BIG, BIG...

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La Vista City Centre to begin project adding restaurants, apartments
News 3 months ago
La Vista City Centre to begin project adding restaurants, apartments

After being vacant for years, there is a new wave of restaurants and tenants coming to the La Vista City Centre.Friday, City+Ventures unveiled the...

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When this mailman retired, neighbors along his route threw him an incredible goodbye party
News 3 months ago
When this mailman retired, neighbors along his route threw him an incredible goodbye party

Floyd Martin's last day on the job was anything but typical. The Atlanta man retired Wednesday after working nearly 35 years as a postal carrier...

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Business incentive bill dead for this year
News 3 months ago
Business incentive bill dead for this year

The Omaha Chamber says, "This is a major blow to the economic development," Nebraska business leaders say the defeat of a measure that would have...

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Toast CEO calls Omaha's tech scene 'a hidden gem'
News 4 months ago
Toast CEO calls Omaha's tech scene 'a hidden gem'

Omaha beat out hip, tech-centric (and larger) cities like Denver, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Portland when it landed the latest big investment in...

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