The City Council expects to hold a public hearing Tuesday on the city's $730,000 purchase of land near 34th and Q Streets.
A group within the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce is taking a new look at the streetcar concept, even starting over examining why and how Omaha would even run a streetcar.
Jeremiah Connelly, 40, not only had confessed to the crime, he was the first to report it to police. It was one of the quickest murder verdicts in recent Douglas County history.
What's happening in South Omaha has its roots in Africa. Sal and Osuman Issaka have, through the Omaha Housing Authority Soccer Academy, sent kids on to college and high school teams. More important to the brothers, though, are the 35 former players who have graduated from college.
The Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium’s new $27.5 million, 1.5-acre Owen Sea Lion Shores will open next summer.
The victim, 24-year-old Armando Rodriguez, told police that he was reportedly shot while in his vehicle at the intersection of 37th and S Streets.
Owner Bill Baburek said he plans to open the 2,000-square-foot taproom in the north section of the former Bohemian Cafe building, at 1406 S. 13th St., this fall.
Students have spray-painted murals on the bottoms of nine of the structures. The final mural is being painted this summer.
The longtime educator died June 5, two weeks after retiring from the Omaha Public Schools.
The dedication of the life-size bronze statue of Marine Lance Cpl. Miguel “Mike” Keith, who died in the Vietnam War, attracted a large crowd of officials and residents to the South Omaha park named in his honor.
The bronze, life-size statue will be unveiled during an honorary ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday at Miguel Keith Park, near 30th and Y Streets.
Rep. Don Bacon said he would not vote to impeach President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican.
The Empowerment Network is using the funds to serve more kids with job placements and add an additional South Omaha training site.
The former councilman spent decades being an advocate for South Omaha, and pushed for construction of the Columbus Park Community Center at 1515 S. 24th St. Now a plaque there features his name and face.
Douglas County District Judge Peter Bataillon sentenced Vismar Carmona-Martinez to 10 to 11 years in prison for motor vehicle homicide.
100,000 people could attend this weekend’s celebration by the end of Sunday.
"As lifting started to go on and on, I could see those changes of going from a little Butterball to somebody who looks like he takes his life seriously," Vincent Huerta said.
A pedestrian was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center in critical condition Sunday evening after being hit by a vehicle south of 10th and Bancroft Streets, according to initial 911 dispatch reports.
Should you call in and report that house on the corner that still hasn't shoveled, or talk to your neighbors before lodging a complaint?
Gregory Bartunek, 65, was sentenced to 17 years in prison.
The fire caused an estimated $15,000 in damage to the structure.
“She believed that being human meant serving others,” Jennifer Katz said. “She just wanted to make people better and feel better, and you do that by giving.”
The driver of the vehicle, a silver 2007-2012 Dodge Caliber, continued driving west, Omaha police said.
The real impact of higher valuations won't be known until after local governments set their spending budgets and tax rates, but there’s already some shock going around. Officials say: Blame a hot housing market.
The rebirth of some of the city's oldest neighborhoods is great news for the future of Omaha, say city leaders and experts. Every part of Omaha.
A local food pantry is offering to help people affected by the government shutdown, including tonight. Heartland Hope Mission is also taking donations to help families.