November 7, 1944: A 65-acre shrine, in the nature of a park with interlacing drives and lush with shrubbery and flowers, was offered to and accepted by the City Council to become a living memorial to Douglas County men and women in the armed services. The World War II Memorial Park Association of Omaha, a charitable corporation, offered the memorial shrine to the city, to be developed and beautified in the area formerly occupied by the Happy Hollow Golf Club and, later, the Dundee Golf course. The Council immediately introduced and accepted an ordinance of acceptance in which it agreed to maintain the shrine and improve it as funds become available.
1980: Police arrested six persons and seized about 50 pounds of suspected marijuana in what Lt. Robert Olson called the breaking of a major distribution organization. “I feel this was probably one of the larger distribution networks in Omaha because of the quantity seized and the number of people involved,” Olson said. He said the arrests followed five months of investigation and undercover work.
1988: Omaha school board member Jeanette Anderson said that some teachers had been allowed or instructed to leave school early to campaign for the district's school bond issue, but Superintendent Norbert Schuerman said no campaigning was done on school time. Anderson said that several teachers had apparently volunteered to work with the Omaha Education Association to distribute brochures promoting the bond issue door to door. She said that the Omaha Education Association had called at least one school to arrange the early release of the teachers. “This is a situation where teachers were paid by taxpayers for time away from their buildings,” Anderson said. “It is illegal for district employees to campaign for a political cause on school time.”
2000: Two Omaha police officers shot and killed a pit bull that charged at people. The dog ran at two women about 3:30 p.m. near 33rd and Maple Streets before police were called, said Sgt. Dan Cisar, a police spokesman. Two officers then went to the dog's house near 33rd and Corby Streets, Cisar said. Officer Laurie Long was outside of her squad car when a tan pit bull named Bobo charged at her, Cisar said.