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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an armed man has surrendered peacefully after a six-hour standoff with Omaha police.

It could be weeks before investigators can get in to what's left of a historic Old Market building following a weekend fire.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man will spend at least 11 years in prison for the February 2014 rape of a 16-year-old girl.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say some people have reported smelling natural gas before an explosion in Omaha's Old Market area, but the authorities say no one called 911.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters worked through the night in below-zero temperatures to extinguish a fire in Omaha's downtown Old Market following an explosion at a popular restaurant.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has determined that an officer's use of force was justified as he tried to break up a high school fight last month.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two cities will get their first visits from President Barack Obama after his final State of the Union address.

The Midlands Mentoring Partnership says as many as 25,000 to 30,000 Omaha-area youth need mentors.

Four-year-old Omaha's first homicide of 2016

Jan 6, 2016

A four-year-old girl is Omaha’s first homicide of 2016.

The Omaha Public Schools board could vote in two weeks on the first changes to the district’s sex education curriculum in 30 years.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Bellevue man accused of raping an unconscious 16-year-old girl has been given nine to 10 years in prison.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha police chief says the department will discipline two officers who had contact with a man who was later arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting two people and wounding three more at an Omaha apartment.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board is expected to vote Monday on a $250,000 settlement with the family of a 12-year-old boy who drowned in a district pool more than a year ago.

A 35-year-old former Omaha middle school teacher is charged with sexual assault of a juvenile.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — No charges will be filed in an accidental shooting that killed a northwest Omaha man early Saturday.

Omaha Performing Arts

Omaha Performing Arts is in the very early stages of planning for expansion of its facilities.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A pygmy hippopotamus calf is on display at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers have rescued five adults, including one in a wheelchair, from a house fire in north Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Harold W. Andersen, the former publisher of Nebraska's largest daily newspaper and first American to be president of the International Federation of Newspaper Publishers, has died. He was 92.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who survived being shot two months ago has been found dead behind a northwest Omaha apartment building.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has launched an internal investigation, and the officer at the center of the investigation has been temporarily reassigned after he was seen on video punching a student while trying to break up a school fight.

OPPD approves rate restructuring plan, 4 percent rate increase

Dec 18, 2015

The OPPD board has approved a four-percent rate increase and a rate restructuring plan.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — No one was injured when a kiln in an Omaha middle school art room sparked a fire overnight.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who began his FBI career more than 25 years ago investigating white collar crime in Omaha has been named as the new head of the agency's office in the city.

Siena/Francis House receives major donation from CUMC

Dec 16, 2015
Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Nearly 32,000 pounds of food has been donated to Omaha’s Siena/Francis House.

OPPD board to vote Thursday on rate restructuring plan

Dec 15, 2015

The OPPD board will vote Thursday on a plan that would raise the service charge to $30 by 2019 and reduce the usage charge by 22 percent.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County prosecutors have lost their bid to get more time behind bars for an Omaha man sentenced to 30 to 35 years in prison for strangling his girlfriend and then dumping her body in an open grave.

Tree of Lights Campaign behind with two weeks left

Dec 11, 2015

The Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights Campaign is at only about one-third of its goal with two weeks left.

India Association of Nebraska reaching out after deadly flooding

Dec 11, 2015

The India Association of Nebraska is reaching out after flooding in India killed more than 300 people.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods has bought three of the buildings on is Omaha campus for roughly $75 million to give the company flexibility as it plans to move its headquarters to Chicago next year.

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