Tornadoes tore through Council Bluffs shortly after 4 p.m., with the storm bringing 15 minutes of fury to a surprised city.
Cleanup has begun at flooded metro-area parks along the Missouri River, but it's not clear when the parks might reopen.
A 22-year-old Council Bluffs man now faces a murder charge in connection to the the April death of a 16-month-old girl.
The man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree theft and eluding officers.
While it’s difficult to track, the use of the plant-derived, scented oils has begun cropping up in some health systems in Nebraska and across the country.
Supporters can pay to have a small, medium, large or supersize flock of purple flamingos placed in a friend’s yard.
Police said the 38-year-old was unable to operate his handgun and then fled from the area.
A Council Bluffs man who posted $10,000 bail on Friday is charged with felony reckless use of a firearm resulting in serious injury after he accidentally shot his mother in the chest with a shotgun while showing the firearm to her, according to authorities.
The Heartland Pride parade, with the theme of "Solidarity through Pride," was held in Council Bluffs on Saturday. The parade was one of many events throughout the weekend in the Omaha area to celebrate pride month.
Police said the man was inside the Grand Am when a firecracker or some type of an explosive blew off in his hand.
The tree-killing emerald ash borer has been discovered at Mahoney State Park in Nebraska and in Council Bluffs, Iowa, indications the threat to the region’s canopy is accelerating.
The crash occurred around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday near 221st Street and Barrus Road east of Mineola in Mills County.
Crews were called in to clean up fuel and antifreeze spills in the eastbound lanes.
The woman was booked into the Pottawattamie County Jail on suspicion of theft and eluding police, and on an outstanding warrant, authorities said.
Omaha's average price Monday for a gallon of regular unleaded was $2.72, with at least one location in the area selling a gallon for $2.54.
The 36-year-old man got involved in a disturbance at the apartment on the 800 block of Second Avenue about 1:30 a.m. He then did not allow anyone to leave the apartment until Council Bluffs police arrived about 3:30 a.m.
Police said she was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, aggravated assault-domestic abuse, eluding arrest and first-degree criminal mischief.
The rollover was reported around 1:20 a.m. on eastbound I-80 near Underwood, Iowa.
All operations have been relocated to the post office in Hamburg, Iowa, at 308 F St., officials said.
She was eventually arrested in Iowa, police said, and she was to be extradited back to Nebraska.
Authorities said the cause of death was still under investigation.
Bluffs officials are conducting an investigation into the fire, police said.
The man was not immediately identified. Police were investigating the circumstances of his death.
The wanted man was booked into the Pottawattamie County Jail on suspicion of eluding arrest, reckless driving and having no insurance.
Douglas County 911 dispatchers said the vehicle was later found abandoned near South 35th Street and Ninth Avenue in Council Bluffs.