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Rules of the road: private contractors tackle snow removal on residential streets
News 6 days ago
Rules of the road: private contractors tackle snow removal on residential streets

The slush and slog of the season won't let up. Days after snow and ice coated the metro in a weekend storm, more winter weather blew in Wednesday...

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Express, seeking revival, to close 100 stores
News 6 days ago
Express, seeking revival, to close 100 stores

Express, a staple in U. S. malls, will close about 100 stores as part of a restructuring plan as the chain grapples with drastic changes in where...

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America's new favorite restaurants are convenience stores and gas stations
News 2 weeks ago
America's new favorite restaurants are convenience stores and gas stations

America's new favorite restaurants are Wawa, Sheetz and 7-Eleven America's new favorite restaurants are Wawa, Sheetz and 7-Eleven In "Vacation,"...

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New Bill would lower Nebraska sales tax rate by taxing services
News 2 weeks ago
New Bill would lower Nebraska sales tax rate by taxing services

Lawmaker: "It could bring our rate extremely low" A Nebraska lawmaker wants to lower the amount you pay in state sales tax -- but it would mean...

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New proposal would leave property taxpayers paying less, make state pay more for schools
News 3 weeks ago
New proposal would leave property taxpayers paying less, make state pay more for schools

JULIE: PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR NEBRASKANS, AN ISSUE GOVERNOR PETE RICKETTS SAYS IS A TOP PRIORITY FOR HIM AND OTHER LAWMAKERS. GOOD EVENING. I'M...

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Pier 1 will close up to 450 stores
News 3 weeks ago
Pier 1 will close up to 450 stores

Pier 1 Imports will close nearly half of its stores and is reportedly nearing a bankruptcy filing. The home goods retailer has been struggling for...

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Three new restaurants coming to Highlander neighborhood
News 3 weeks ago
Three new restaurants coming to Highlander neighborhood

Get your taste buds ready because three new restaurants are coming to Omaha. Highlander neighborhoods' Dining Room is opening a bar and grill, a...

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'Not really a mall anymore': Mall of the Bluffs to close, make way for Menard's store
News 4 weeks ago
'Not really a mall anymore': Mall of the Bluffs to close, make way for Menard's store

Dec. 31, 2019, marked the last day a longtime shopping destination in Council Bluffs would opens its doors. At some point in 2020, work will start...

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Judge denies injunction to stop Omaha's landlord registry
News 1 month ago
Judge denies injunction to stop Omaha's landlord registry

A judge has denied the injunction to stop Omaha's landlord registry. The ordinance starts on Jan. 1. Once that goes into effect, property owners...

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Why's Omaha’s only bike corral removed? Councilman, advocates want answers
News 1 month ago
Why's Omaha’s only bike corral removed? Councilman, advocates want answers

Crews removed Omaha's only on-street bike corral. A councilman and bicycling advocates want answers. Crews removed Omaha's only on-street bike...

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George Lucas' vineyard proposal near Skywalker Ranch irks some nearby residents
News 1 month ago
George Lucas' vineyard proposal near Skywalker Ranch irks some nearby residents

Known to be the imaginative architect of some of cinema's most exquisite far-off galaxies, filmmaker George Lucas may have to start from scratch on...

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Christmas store pop-up helps families shop for presents at 75 percent off
News 1 month ago
Christmas store pop-up helps families shop for presents at 75 percent off

The holidays can be expensive, especially when you have a long shopping list. That's why a local non-profit and volunteers organized a pop-up shop...

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Seeds of Change: How urban farming is helping erase food deserts
News 1 month ago
Seeds of Change: How urban farming is helping erase food deserts

Eleven percent of Washington, DC is considered a food desert. Those are neighborhoods without a nearby supermarket. These areas are predominantly...

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When a coffee shop owner went into hospice, a competitor worked there for free to help out
News 1 month ago
When a coffee shop owner went into hospice, a competitor worked there for free to help out

Dave McAdams and his wife, Tina, opened their coffee shop in Oak Grove, Oregon, a year ago, but he's been an active part of the community for years...

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WATCH: Company hands out jaw-dropping $10 million in bonuses to nearly 200 employees
News 1 month ago
WATCH: Company hands out jaw-dropping $10 million in bonuses to nearly 200 employees

Nearly 200 real estate firm employees from St. John Properties received a jaw-dropping surprise of $10 million in bonuses during a company holiday...

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Developer of Capitol District to propose to increase occupation tax by 1 percent
News 1 month ago
Developer of Capitol District to propose to increase occupation tax by 1 percent

The developer of the $225 million district is asking City Council to increase the occupation tax from the district's current 0.5 percent to 1.5...

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'Science on a Sphere' comes to Omaha
News 1 month ago
'Science on a Sphere' comes to Omaha

Metro Community College is bringing science to life with a new display.'Science on a Sphere' was created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

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Bellevue City Council scraps option to remove elected officials without public vote
News 1 month ago
Bellevue City Council scraps option to remove elected officials without public vote

The amended policy will not allow the Council to remove a member or mayor from office as previously proposed but instead will allow some discipline...

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More holiday grocery shoppers going online
News 2 months ago
More holiday grocery shoppers going online

METHODIST HOSPITAL. TRAFFIC MOVING ALONG. NO PROBLEMS. MELISSA: THANKSGIVING TOMORROW. HAVE TO PICK UP PIES AND ROLLS. GOT TO GO TO THE GROCERY...

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Geoffrey's back! Toys R Us reopens first store
News 2 months ago
Geoffrey's back! Toys R Us reopens first store

Toys R Us is officially back!According to USA Today, the iconic toy store is opening two new "immersive toy wonderlands" called Toys R Us Adventure...

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Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade to move combined companies' headquarters to Texas
News 2 months ago
Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade to move combined companies' headquarters to Texas

Charles Schwab announced Monday it would acquire rival stock brokerage TD Ameritrade in an all-stock deal worth $26 billion. As part of the...

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A.C. Moore to close its remaining stores; some set to return as Michaels
News 2 months ago
A.C. Moore to close its remaining stores; some set to return as Michaels

The parent company of A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts says the retail chain will soon close its locations nationwide, though up to 40 of them will...

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Inmate missing from community correction center
News 2 months ago
Inmate missing from community correction center

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is asking for help locating a missing inmate. On Saturday, Derrick Tyler, 59, told co-workers at...

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From two buildings to one, developer working with city to change River's Edge project
News 2 months ago
From two buildings to one, developer working with city to change River's Edge project

The redevelopment at River's Edge Park continues to bring new buildings and living spaces in Council Bluffs. Late this summer the developer for one...

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OPS hopes to sell Yates Community Center, Gifford Park Neighborhood concerned
News 2 months ago
OPS hopes to sell Yates Community Center, Gifford Park Neighborhood concerned

Omaha Public Schools hopes to sell a property that a developer would turn into housing for teachers and staff. Opened in 1917, Henry W. Yates...

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Judge throws out warrant evidence, delays trial against Omaha landlord
News 2 months ago
Judge throws out warrant evidence, delays trial against Omaha landlord

The day before trial, a judge granted an Omaha landlord's request to throw out all evidence tied to inspections at his apartment complex that led...

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‘I thought it was lost forever': Man finds wedding ring woman lost at Florida beach
News 2 months ago
‘I thought it was lost forever': Man finds wedding ring woman lost at Florida beach

CHRIS: DAVE MOLLISON IS A RING FINDER. I REALLY ENJOY FINDING THINGS FOR PEOPLE. CHRIS: HE USES A METAL DETECTO AND SCOOP TO FIND LOST VALUABLES...

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Discount store Five Below starts selling products for more than $5
News 2 months ago
Discount store Five Below starts selling products for more than $5

Five Below, a popular store focusing on products for $5 or less, is undergoing a colossal change: Its price point is going up for the first time in...

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Boss surprises employee by paying off rest of mortgage to help him retire early
News 2 months ago
Boss surprises employee by paying off rest of mortgage to help him retire early

Saving up for retirement can be cumbersome but for one man in Texas, it was solved with a simple kind gesture from his boss. Albert Brigas, 69, has...

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Homeowners react to Army Corps of Engineers' plan to remove trees near Lake Zorinsky Boundary Line
News 2 months ago
Homeowners react to Army Corps of Engineers' plan to remove trees near Lake Zorinsky Boundary Line

The Corps will clear along the south side of the property between 156th and 168th streets. The Corps will clear along the south side of the...

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