As of Wednesday morning, crews have found more than 200 downed poles that needed to be repaired or replaced and 600 meters were still without power, mostly in Grant and Arthur counties.
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Dustin Moheng, 21, was found dead Monday morning in a yard near the intersection of Ash and Weird Streets, police have said.
The department will train 36 people — 30 men and six women. If all make it through 23 weeks of training, they will become sworn police officers.
The cancellation applies to residents whose regular dates of pickup were Thursday and Friday. The schedule moved forward a day because of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said he is appealing not out of political pressure but because he thinks the judges made the wrong decisions.
Juan Pablo Sanchez-Delgado was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison, the maximum punishment.
Legenn Clayton had been at a hospital in "grave condition" from head and brain trauma and retinal bleeding, officials said.
The lights in the Old Market still will be on if you want to brave the wind and snowy mix. But there's time to see it — lights will stay up until Jan. 5.
Phillip Figures, 40, was sentenced Monday to life in prison, plus 40 to 50 years for his involvement in the slaying of Frederick Green.
The mother of a teenager who was held down by an Omaha bakery owner after a tip jar containing $15 was stolen from her shop wants the owner charged with assault.