Some Yale Park residents were able to scrape together savings for a down payment to achieve a slice of the American dream: a home of their own. Others are still struggling to find decent, affordable housing in Omaha, bouncing around to rentals with backed-up toilets or mice that invade kitchen cabinets.
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Landlord Kay Anderson is fixing up the 13 buildings on his property and renting them out one by one as work is completed and has passed city inspections.
Sometime during or after the March flood, the Platte busted through its south bank about 1 mile west of where it joins up with the Missouri River.
Pockets of storms that blew through the area on Tuesday and Wednesday night brought more than 8 inches of rain over the two days, said Jaclyn Gomez, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in North Platte.
The enforcement effort, which focused on the Omaha area, was spread out across several evenings and weekends from May 3 to Aug. 31.
What sparked the violent fight inside the car remains hazy, Douglas County Judge Leigh Ann Retelsdorf said, but the fact remains that Anthony M. Harlan pleaded no contest last month to two felony charges: manslaughter and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Omaha police on Friday released more information about the standoff near 65th Street and Sorensen Parkway, saying there is no evidence that any officers discharged their guns.
A cold front brought cooler weather but buckets of rain to Nebraska and western Iowa on Wednesday, and with the heavy rain came isolated lowland flooding, strong winds and some hail.
The woman was arrested for shoplifting, two counts of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended license.
The Minden, Nebraska, banker was appointed in 1990 by then-President George H.W. Bush to represent community bankers on the board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He was reappointed by President Bill Clinton and served on the board for 11 years.