Jateira Austin, 33, of Omaha, was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with a gunshot wound to her arm about 1:15 a.m.
The north Omaha lagoon is part of Omaha's massive, multiyear sewer overhaul effort. The project almost tripled the amount of rainwater and snowmelt that the lagoon holds so it can slowly be released into sewers and be treated.
Forever North is looking at an area that stretches from Cuming Street to Ames Avenue, between 20th Street and the Kennedy Freeway, with 24th Street as the center of it all. The study's focused on housing and "multi-modal transportation," such as bikes and buses in addition to cars.
North Omaha’s biennial homecoming celebration will feature more than 30 events July 29 through Aug. 5, including trolley tours, golf outings, a comedy jam, jazz and gospel music and child-friendly activities.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson toured Highlander on Monday and declared it a good example of how urban housing redevelopment should be done.
A ShotSpotter monitor notified police of shots that were fired about 8:30 p.m. Monday near North 27th and Fort Streets.
One story that survived Gophertown’s short-lived history is a doozy.
The Forever North Block Party is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Global Leadership Group Community Garden at 3118 N. 24th St. The event is free and open to the public. There will be food, a bounce house, live music and dance and other entertainment.
Johnny Ray Knight, 28, died after suffering critical injuries to his chest when the shell went off near 42nd Street and Ames Avenue.
On Wednesday, the first Little League game is being played on Orozco Field — renovated and named in honor of the slain Omaha police officer.
In what is sure to be an emotional afternoon, Kerrie Orozco Memorial Ballfield opens for its first game Wednesday, and the city is pulling out all the stops to honor the slain officer.
Omaha police found two men dead from gunshot wounds early Tuesday when they were called to a north Omaha home near Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Juneteenth is a holiday on June 19 that marks the day when slaves in Texas learned of their freedom two years after the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln went into effect in 1863.
DMV officials were expecting someone from CenturyLink to set up the Internet connection at the new offices on Friday, a spokesman said, but no one showed up to do the work.
Dan Goodwin Sr. is revered, not just because he succeeded, but because he has devoted his life to helping others succeed along with him and because he has provided an example of how to live a life unbowed.
Last year, Omaha's homicide rate fell dramatically to a nearly 30-year low. Even so, people are still killed or injured in shootings, and each of those events has a ripple effect through families, neighborhoods and communities.
Court records show past trauma and hardship, and also run-ins with the law, for the three male suspects. The two female suspects have no local criminal histories.
An Omaha woman suffered a severe wound to her abdomen in a stabbing Sunday, according to police dispatch reports.
The person was struck at 30th and Pinkney Streets around 10 p.m.
Today, we focus on the victim. On Monday, we look into the backgrounds of the five suspects. The last installment, on Tuesday, will explore steps the community is taking to address and prevent gun violence.
James Overton said in an interview that parking has been the bar's biggest challenge and said he's working to resolve the problem.
The lake and its surrounding park, which has been closed since April, will remain closed until the fall of 2020 during construction.
The Empowerment Network is using the funds to serve more kids with job placements and add an additional South Omaha training site.
Principal Linda Tripp gave a teary goodbye to students, their parents, faculty and the congregation after a morning celebration in the church sanctuary.
The money will help demolish the worn-out barracks-style apartments of Spencer Homes, replace them with better housing and rejuvenate a nearby stretch of North 30th.
When the school started four years ago, there was just kindergarten and first grade. Now the school goes up to the fourth grade and will add fifth grade in the fall.