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Jethro Dufour, 33, became Omaha's latest homicide victim Wednesday afternoon following a shooting at the Little Italy intersection of Fifth and William Streets.
A red truck remained parked askew in the street as Omaha police investigated an altercation that left a 33-year-old man dead.
Terry Myers was certain she didn’t want to spend any more time keeping books, filing tax forms and otherwise preoccupying herself with the details of running a business. So she decided she would have clients pay the fee for her class to Goodfellows, The World-Herald’s charitable organization.
Levees would get higher, floodwalls would go up, some roads would get floodgates and some homeowners and businesses would have the option of making their property more flood-resilient.
The Army Corps of Engineers estimates that there’s $1.9 billion worth of property in the 500-year flood plain of the Papillion Creek watershed. The flood study proposes a dam on Thomas Creek in northern Douglas County, higher levees, new floodwalls and the widening of some creeks.
If there's any good news to tonight's weather, it's that the snow will be intermittent, with some dry spells in between, according to the National Weather Service.
Three people have been arrested in a Nebraska case that authorities say involved the kidnapping of two women, including the death of 22-year-old Annika Swanson of Imperial.
The season's first major winter storm sweeps across Nebraska on Tuesday, just in time to create dangerous travel conditions for the start of the Thanksgiving holiday.