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    • Baseball Player Realized A Dream, Despite Battle With Diabetes

      Baseball Player Realized A Dream, Despite Battle With Diabetes

      OMAHA (KPTM)- He hits third in the lineup, plays third on the field, but it’s the number one that stands out for Jack Wilson. The Millard North third baseman does it all with type one diabetes. That means he has to take insulin shots every day and constantly monitor his blood sugar levels. Speaking of levels, he’s been an all- star at every level so far. He’s now leading his Millard Northlegion baseball team in the state tournament. But there is one more “one”- division one. He’s always had a...More >>
      OMAHA (KPTM)- He hits third in the lineup, plays third on the field, but it’s the number one that stands out for Jack Wilson. The Millard North third baseman does it all with type one diabetes. That means he has to take insulin shots every day and constantly monitor his blood sugar levels. Speaking of levels, he’s been an all- star at every level so far. He’s now leading his Millard Northlegion baseball team in the state tournament. But there is one more “one”- division one. He’s always had a...More >>
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    • Teen Loses Teeth, Insurance Won't Pay For New Ones

      Teen Loses Teeth, Insurance Won't Pay For New Ones

      Cassie Carlisle DELANO, CA (KPTM)- After surviving two different types of cancer, one California teen is working toward a new goal, keeping a smile on his face.More >>
      Cassie Carlisle DELANO, CA (KPTM)- After surviving two different types of cancer, one California teen is working toward a new goal, keeping a smile on his face.
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    • Former Firefighter: Cel Phone Fires A Real Risk

      Former Firefighter: Cel Phone Fires A Real Risk

      Former Firefighter: Cel Phone Fires A Real Risk

      Omaha(KPTM)- Grant Peterson is now a manager at iRepair Smartphones, but he was once a volunteer firefighter. Peterson says electronics safety was part of his firefighter training, it's also something he practices in his current role."Right on the battery, for instance on this iPhone battery, it says potential for fire or burning. You never want to puncture your battery, or expose it to any kind of heat, like inside your car on a hot summer day, that would definitely be over 130 degrees so th...More >>
      Omaha(KPTM)- Grant Peterson is now a manager at iRepair Smartphones, but he was once a volunteer firefighter. Peterson says electronics safety was part of his firefighter training, it's also something he practices in his current role."Right on the battery, for instance on this iPhone battery, it says potential for fire or burning. You never want to puncture your battery, or expose it to any kind of heat, like inside your car on a hot summer day, that would definitely be over 130 degrees so th...More >>
    • Substantial' damage at UCLA, including arena, after water pipe break

      Substantial' damage at UCLA, including arena, after water pipe break

      Substantial' damage at UCLA, including arena, after water pipe break

      By Jason Hanna (CNN) -- Hundreds of vehicles waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court possibly warped. Six facilities out of commission, including a student health center.A day after millions of gallons of water gushed out of a old, busted water main, UCLA had quite a mess on its hands Wednesday -- and it still was trying to figure out how big."We're nowhere near (figuring the cost) yet," UCLA Assistant Vice Chancellor Kelly Schmader said Wednesday near the north side of campus, no...More >>
      By Jason Hanna (CNN) -- Hundreds of vehicles waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court possibly warped. Six facilities out of commission, including a student health center.A day after millions of gallons of water gushed out of a old, busted water main, UCLA had quite a mess on its hands Wednesday -- and it still was trying to figure out how big."We're nowhere near (figuring the cost) yet," UCLA Assistant Vice Chancellor Kelly Schmader said Wednesday near the north side of campus, no...More >>
    • Catholic Church Loses Thousands Of Dollars To Theft

      Catholic Church Loses Thousands Of Dollars To Theft

      Catholic Church Loses Thousands Of Dollars To Theft

      A South Omaha church is in disbelief after thieves make off with thousands of dollars in offerings.More >>
      A South Omaha church is in disbelief after thieves make off with thousands of dollars in offerings.More >>
    • Florida Boy goes to park alone, mom arrested

      Florida Boy goes to park alone, mom arrested

      Florida Boy goes to park alone, mom arrested

      By Elizabeth Harrington Port St. Lucie, FL (WPTV) -- A mom faces a charge of child neglect after she allowed her son to go to a local park alone. She says he's old enough but Port St. Lucie Police disagree. Now she's fighting back."I'm totally dumbfounded by this whole situation," says Nicole Gainey. It began last Saturday afternoon when Gainey gave her son Dominic permission to walk from their house to Sportsman's Park . "Honestly didn't think I was doing anything wrong," says Gainey, "I w...More >>
      By Elizabeth Harrington Port St. Lucie, FL (WPTV) -- A mom faces a charge of child neglect after she allowed her son to go to a local park alone. She says he's old enough but Port St. Lucie Police disagree. Now she's fighting back."I'm totally dumbfounded by this whole situation," says Nicole Gainey. It began last Saturday afternoon when Gainey gave her son Dominic permission to walk from their house to Sportsman's Park . "Honestly didn't think I was doing anything wrong," says Gainey, "I w...More >>
    • Downtown Loft Burglarized: Thief Steals Tools And Victim's Livelihood

      Downtown Loft Burglarized: Thief Steals Tools And Victim's Livelihood

      New security measures are being taken at a downtown loft. This after police said a thief broke in during the night and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of tools.More >>
      New security measures are being taken at a downtown loft. This after police said a thief broke in during the night and stole thousands of dollars’ worth of tools.More >>
    • App Offers Help With Anxiety

      App Offers Help With Anxiety

      App Offers Help With Anxiety

      Omaha(KPTM)-With the start of school right around the corner, many teens are already feeling some anxiety. A new, free app called MindShift offers them tools to help them with everything from mindfulness to positive thinking.Licensed mental health therapist Janet Johnson says she sees a lot of teens. "About 95% of the patients I see are under the age of 25," said Johnston who adds that many of those patients come to her for help dealing with anxiety.While she says many of the resources availa...More >>
      Omaha(KPTM)-With the start of school right around the corner, many teens are already feeling some anxiety. A new, free app called MindShift offers them tools to help them with everything from mindfulness to positive thinking.Licensed mental health therapist Janet Johnson says she sees a lot of teens. "About 95% of the patients I see are under the age of 25," said Johnston who adds that many of those patients come to her for help dealing with anxiety.While she says many of the resources availa...More >>
    • How Honest Are People In Omaha? A New Under Cover Study Is Underway

      How Honest Are People In Omaha? A New Under Cover Study Is Underway

      OMAHA (KPTM)- Just how honest are the people of Omaha?A new national test is in town trying to find out.It's possible you were caught on a hidden camera to see if you would have done the right thingHere's how the study works. There was an unmanned kiosk stocked with drinks with a clear sign asking people to pay a dollar for each item on "the honor" system in the Old Market."So you can pay a dollar in the drop box and ...More >>
      OMAHA (KPTM)- Just how honest are the people of Omaha?A new national test is in town trying to find out.It's possible you were caught on a hidden camera to see if you would have done the right thingHere's how the study works. There was an unmanned kiosk stocked with drinks with a clear sign asking people to pay a dollar for each item on "the honor" system in the Old Market."So you can pay a dollar in the drop box and ...More >>
    • 1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

      1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

      1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

      MONEY-debt-collections-1-Image(s) Available (Originally Published: 7/29/2014 3:25 AM)(Updated with Images: 7/29/2014 6:19 AM) 1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections' By Jeanne Sahadi NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Americans have a debt problem. An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history -- or 77 million people -- are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections." That's a key finding from a new Urban Institute study. It exa...More >>
      MONEY-debt-collections-1-Image(s) Available (Originally Published: 7/29/2014 3:25 AM)(Updated with Images: 7/29/2014 6:19 AM) 1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections' By Jeanne Sahadi NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Americans have a debt problem. An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history -- or 77 million people -- are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections." That's a key finding from a new Urban Institute study. It exa...More >>
    • Anti-Gambling Group Wants Horse Racing Measure Off Ballot

      Anti-Gambling Group Wants Horse Racing Measure Off Ballot

      Anti-Gambling Group Wants Horse Racing Measure Off Ballot

      A horse racing measure slated to appear on Nebraska's ballot later this year is the subject of a new lawsuit filed by an anti-gambling group.More >>
      A horse racing measure slated to appear on Nebraska's ballot later this year is the subject of a new lawsuit filed by an anti-gambling group.More >>
    • Students Donate Shed to Pilger Tornado Victim

      Students Donate Shed to Pilger Tornado Victim

      Students Donate Shed to Pilger Tornado Victim

      PILGER, Neb. (KPTM)- A semester long project created by some high school students is now sitting in Eric VonSeggren’s yard. “You know what, it’s a good place to start rebuilding,” said VonSeggren. VonSeggren’s home was lost in the Pilger tornadoes. When his daughter called and said some high school students wanted to donate a shed, he was speechless. “They have a shed they want to give to you, give to us, and are you willing? I said no question-most definitely,” said VonSeggren. “It feels goo...More >>
      PILGER, Neb. (KPTM)- A semester long project created by some high school students is now sitting in Eric VonSeggren’s yard. “You know what, it’s a good place to start rebuilding,” said VonSeggren. VonSeggren’s home was lost in the Pilger tornadoes. When his daughter called and said some high school students wanted to donate a shed, he was speechless. “They have a shed they want to give to you, give to us, and are you willing? I said no question-most definitely,” said VonSeggren. “It feels goo...More >>
    • Feeling Sick? Doctors Say Illness Likely Caused By Stress

      Feeling Sick? Doctors Say Illness Likely Caused By Stress

      Franque ThompsonOMAHA (KPTM)- If you feel like you've been sick for a while, doctors said it may be because of stress.Doctors said 75 to 90 percent of their patients that deal with stress has a health issue because of it, and adds most people don't even know stress is making them sick. However, there are ways to fight it.Students of Lotus House of Yoga all have different lives, but they all have one thing in common—th...More >>
      Franque ThompsonOMAHA (KPTM)- If you feel like you've been sick for a while, doctors said it may be because of stress.Doctors said 75 to 90 percent of their patients that deal with stress has a health issue because of it, and adds most people don't even know stress is making them sick. However, there are ways to fight it.Students of Lotus House of Yoga all have different lives, but they all have one thing in common—th...More >>
    • Bank Robberies: A Hard Crime To Solve

      Bank Robberies: A Hard Crime To Solve

      Omaha Police and the FBI are on the hunt for two bank robbers. Investigators said two men went inside the Bank of the West location in Midtown just before 11:00 Monday morning and held it up.More >>
      Omaha Police and the FBI are on the hunt for two bank robbers. Investigators said two men went inside the Bank of the West location in Midtown just before 11:00 Monday morning and held it up. More >>
    • Omaha Comics Store Wins "Best In The World" Award

      Omaha Comics Store Wins "Best In The World" Award

      Omaha Comics Store Wins "Best In The World" Award

      Omaha(KPTM)-The owners of Legend Comics Coffee found out Friday they'd been named best in the world. The Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award, an honor given to the shop, via a trophy presentation at Comic-Con international, was split between the Omaha-based store and All Star Comics of Melbourne, Australia.This is the second time the store has been named as a finalist for the award which honors retailers who have supported the industry not just through sales but community involvement...More >>
      Omaha(KPTM)-The owners of Legend Comics Coffee found out Friday they'd been named best in the world. The Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award, an honor given to the shop, via a trophy presentation at Comic-Con international, was split between the Omaha-based store and All Star Comics of Melbourne, Australia.This is the second time the store has been named as a finalist for the award which honors retailers who have supported the industry not just through sales but community involvement...More >>
    • Saving Energy Bucks: Keeping Your Home Cooler On Hot Days

      Saving Energy Bucks: Keeping Your Home Cooler On Hot Days

      Saving Energy Bucks: Keeping Your Home Cooler On Hot Days

      A thermostat set at 74 degrees is normally comfortable room temperature, except on days like Friday when temperatures soared to nearly 100 degrees.More >>
      A thermostat set at 74 degrees is normally comfortable room temperature, except on days like Friday when temperatures soared to nearly 100 degrees.More >>
    • One Month Later, Pilger Residents Still Trying To Decide Next Step

      One Month Later, Pilger Residents Still Trying To Decide Next Step

      President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for Nebraska cities and towns with damage from storms that happened from June 14th to 21st.More >>
      President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for Nebraska cities and towns with damage from storms that happened from June 14th to 21st.More >>
    • Officials: Cars Keep Getting Stuck Under Bridge, in spite of Dozens of signs

      Officials: Cars Keep Getting Stuck Under Bridge, in spite of Dozens of signs

      Officials: Cars Keep Getting Stuck Under Bridge, in spite of Dozens of signs

      COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (KPTM)- The old saying goes that it’s insane to keep doing something stupid and expect different results. Now, there’s more evidence showing how true that is, and people don’t need to drive farther than Council Bluffs to see it. There are dozens of warning signs near the Big Lake bridge in Northeast Council Bluffs. However, that hasn’t stopped six drivers this summer from getting stuck underneath it, said Council Bluffs Public Works official, Jeremy Nole. “You can tell ...More >>
      COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (KPTM)- The old saying goes that it’s insane to keep doing something stupid and expect different results. Now, there’s more evidence showing how true that is, and people don’t need to drive farther than Council Bluffs to see it. There are dozens of warning signs near the Big Lake bridge in Northeast Council Bluffs. However, that hasn’t stopped six drivers this summer from getting stuck underneath it, said Council Bluffs Public Works official, Jeremy Nole. “You can tell ...More >>
    • Germ Check: Putting Mobile Devices To The Test

      Germ Check: Putting Mobile Devices To The Test

      Germ Check: Putting Mobile Devices To The Test

      These days we're never far from our mobile items. They're seemingly always around our hands, ears and face. They're no doubt a convenience, but did you know they also connect us to a world of germs?More >>
      These days we're never far from our mobile items. They're seemingly always around our hands, ears and face. They're no doubt a convenience, but did you know they also connect us to a world of germs?More >>
    • Expert Warns Against Leaving Prescription Medication in Hot Cars

      Expert Warns Against Leaving Prescription Medication in Hot Cars

      Expert Warns Against Leaving Prescription Medication in Hot Cars

      Omaha(KPTM)-After a brief break from the heat, a new batch of hot weather is on its way. One expert is warning people to take action now to protect medicines that keep them healthy.Associate Dean for Student Affairs at U.N.M.C.'s College of Pharmacy, Dr. Charles Krobot believes in the power of prescription drugs. "Studies are showing Americans are living longer, we're living longer with more chronic diseases. We're able to live longer with those diseases thanks to medications," said Krobot wh...More >>
      Omaha(KPTM)-After a brief break from the heat, a new batch of hot weather is on its way. One expert is warning people to take action now to protect medicines that keep them healthy.Associate Dean for Student Affairs at U.N.M.C.'s College of Pharmacy, Dr. Charles Krobot believes in the power of prescription drugs. "Studies are showing Americans are living longer, we're living longer with more chronic diseases. We're able to live longer with those diseases thanks to medications," said Krobot wh...More >>
    • Men Robbed While Meeting Up To Buy Truck

      Men Robbed While Meeting Up To Buy Truck

      Police are searching for a man who they say robbed two men while posing to sell a truck.More >>
      Police are searching for a man who they say robbed two men while posing to sell a truck.More >>
    • Rush Hour In Omaha: OPD's ABLE-1 Keeping Watch Over Traffic

      Rush Hour In Omaha: OPD's ABLE-1 Keeping Watch Over Traffic

      It’s nothing new, rush hour. It occurs twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. The majority of people hate spending that time in the car, but there is something out there that’s now trying to make it a little smoother.More >>
      It’s nothing new, rush hour. It occurs twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. The majority of people hate spending that time in the car, but there is something out there that’s now trying to make it a little smoother. More >>
    • Baseball Player Realized A Dream, Despite Battle With Diabetes

      Baseball Player Realized A Dream, Despite Battle With Diabetes

      OMAHA (KPTM)- He hits third in the lineup, plays third on the field, but it’s the number one that stands out for Jack Wilson. The Millard North third baseman does it all with type one diabetes. That means he has to take insulin shots every day and constantly monitor his blood sugar levels. Speaking of levels, he’s been an all- star at every level so far. He’s now leading his Millard Northlegion baseball team in the state tournament. But there is one more “one”- division one. He’s always had a...More >>
      OMAHA (KPTM)- He hits third in the lineup, plays third on the field, but it’s the number one that stands out for Jack Wilson. The Millard North third baseman does it all with type one diabetes. That means he has to take insulin shots every day and constantly monitor his blood sugar levels. Speaking of levels, he’s been an all- star at every level so far. He’s now leading his Millard Northlegion baseball team in the state tournament. But there is one more “one”- division one. He’s always had a...More >>
    • Police Chase Caught On Camera

      Police Chase Caught On Camera

      Four people are now behind bars after running away from police and leading them on a dangerous chase through town.  More >>
      Four people are now behind bars after running away from police and leading them on a dangerous chase through town.     More >>
    • Mayor Stothert Delivers Budget Proposal To Omaha City Council

      Mayor Stothert Delivers Budget Proposal To Omaha City Council

      Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert submitted a budget for 2015 that includes property tax cuts, additional police officers, and more street resurfacing.More >>
      Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert submitted a budget for 2015 that includes property tax cuts, additional police officers, and more street resurfacing.More >>
    • Violations, Fines For International Nutrition After Fatal January Building Collapse

      Violations, Fines For International Nutrition After Fatal January Building Collapse

      The U.S. Department of Labor says overloading storage bins caused the deadly building collapse in January at International Nutrition.More >>
      The U.S. Department of Labor says overloading storage bins caused the deadly building collapse in January at International Nutrition.More >>
    • Advocates Of Illegal Immigrant Kids Say 2008 Law Gives Them Shot At Asylum

      Advocates Of Illegal Immigrant Kids Say 2008 Law Gives Them Shot At Asylum

      Two hundred illegal immigrant children are now in Nebraska.  They came here after illegally crossing the southwestern U.S. Border. More >>
      Two hundred illegal immigrant children are now in Nebraska.  They came here after illegally crossing the southwestern U.S. Border. More >>
    • Activities Director Helps School Win Championships; Now Looking to Win Cancer Battle

      Activities Director Helps School Win Championships; Now Looking to Win Cancer Battle

      Activities Director Helps School Win Championships; Now Looking to Win Cancer Battle

      OMAHA (KPTM)- After helping an Omaha high school win dozens of championships over the years, an Omaha man is now fighting for the next big win of his life, beating cancer. The roar from the crowd when Mike McMahon entered the room Wednesday was similar to the thousands of times Omaha Skutt fans have had an opportunity to cheer on their favorite team or sport. “That’s why the athletic teams at Skutt Catholic have been so successful; his leadership and his example has rubbed off on everybody,” ...More >>
      OMAHA (KPTM)- After helping an Omaha high school win dozens of championships over the years, an Omaha man is now fighting for the next big win of his life, beating cancer. The roar from the crowd when Mike McMahon entered the room Wednesday was similar to the thousands of times Omaha Skutt fans have had an opportunity to cheer on their favorite team or sport. “That’s why the athletic teams at Skutt Catholic have been so successful; his leadership and his example has rubbed off on everybody,” ...More >>
    • Gas Station Drive Offs: Police Urging Crooks To Think Twice

      Gas Station Drive Offs: Police Urging Crooks To Think Twice

      Omaha Police say it’s nothing new, drive offs at the gas pump, but a spike in thefts at one Millard gas station has officers now warning crooks from doing it again. The police department is asking for the public’s help and it says there is something you do if the driver at the pump next to you takes off.More >>
      Omaha Police say it’s nothing new, drive offs at the gas pump, but a spike in thefts at one Millard gas station has officers now warning crooks from doing it again. The police department is asking for the public’s help and it says there is something you do if the driver at the pump next to you takes off.More >>
    • Roof Repairs: Spotting Hidden Damage

      Roof Repairs: Spotting Hidden Damage

      Over the past few months we’ve seen a lot of severe weather. It’s creating new business for roofers. They say it’s some of the worst damage they’ve seen in years. Now these roofing companies are warning people about hidden damage.More >>
      Over the past few months we’ve seen a lot of severe weather. It’s creating new business for roofers. They say it’s some of the worst damage they’ve seen in years. Now these roofing companies are warning people about hidden damage. More >>
    • Omaha 5th Grader Heading To The White House

      Omaha 5th Grader Heading To The White House

      Next week an Omaha 5th grader will be heading to the White House. This after winning a nationwide recipe contest as part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! Initiative. Now the 10-year-old is showing off her recipe.More >>
      Next week an Omaha 5th grader will be heading to the White House. This after winning a nationwide recipe contest as part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! Initiative. Now the 10-year-old is showing off her recipe. More >>
    • Pilger Clean Up: Historical Middle School Demolished

      Pilger Clean Up: Historical Middle School Demolished

      An emotional day in the Village of Pilger Friday morning as demolition crews started tearing down the Wisner-Pilger Middle School.More >>
      An emotional day in the Village of Pilger Friday morning as demolition crews started tearing down the Wisner-Pilger Middle School. More >>
    • Omaha Pool Fighting To Stay Open

      Omaha Pool Fighting To Stay Open

      We’re several weeks into summer already but one of the oldest pools in Omaha is still empty. That’s because after 57 years, it now needs repairs. The new work will cost thousands of dollars to fix and the neighborhood needs your help raising the money.More >>
      We’re several weeks into summer already but one of the oldest pools in Omaha is still empty. That’s because after 57 years, it now needs repairs. The new work will cost thousands of dollars to fix and the neighborhood needs your help raising the money. More >>
    • Sharing The Road With Wildlife

      Sharing The Road With Wildlife

      If you’re planning on hitting the road for your next vacation, beware of wildlife. The Nebraska State Patrol is reminding drivers this summer to watch out for animals on the roadway.More >>
      If you’re planning on hitting the road for your next vacation, beware of wildlife. The Nebraska State Patrol is reminding drivers this summer to watch out for animals on the roadway. More >>
    • Heavy Rain Eroding Council Bluffs Creek

      Heavy Rain Eroding Council Bluffs Creek

      People living near a creek in Council Bluffs now face the chance of flooding. That's because the creek keeps eating up their back yards and now Council Bluffs city officials are speaking out.More >>
      People living near a creek in Council Bluffs now face the chance of flooding. That's because the creek keeps eating up their back yards and now Council Bluffs city officials are speaking out.More >>
    • Cheap Ways To Bug Proof Your Home

      Cheap Ways To Bug Proof Your Home

      If you walk outside right now, you may quickly find yourself with several new bug bites. Before long the same thing may be happening inside unless you do something to keep bugs out of your home.More >>
      If you walk outside right now, you may quickly find yourself with several new bug bites. Before long the same thing may be happening inside unless you do something to keep bugs out of your home.More >>
    • The Second Time This Week: A Semi Slams Into A West Omaha Bridge

      The Second Time This Week: A Semi Slams Into A West Omaha Bridge

      A pedestrian bridge over a busy west Omaha street is now back open Wednesday night and it just might have a new record. For the second time this week it was hit by a truck and for the second time this week the bridge survived.More >>
      A pedestrian bridge over a busy west Omaha street is now back open Wednesday night and it just might have a new record. For the second time this week it was hit by a truck and for the second time this week the bridge survived.More >>
    • Police Arrest Man Using Parking Meter To Smash Windows Of Downtown Business

      Police Arrest Man Using Parking Meter To Smash Windows Of Downtown Business

      An Omaha man is behind bars after police said he destroyed a new car and smashed the store front window of a downtown business with a parking meter.More >>
      An Omaha man is behind bars after police said he destroyed a new car and smashed the store front window of a downtown business with a parking meter. More >>
    • Shooting Off Fireworks In Omaha: What's Legal And What's Not

      Shooting Off Fireworks In Omaha: What's Legal And What's Not

      Now is the time to shoot off fireworks. Friday is Independence Day and people living in the city of Omaha are legally allowed to shoot off fireworks. New Tuesday night though, the Omaha Police Department is reminding people of some forgotten laws involving fire crackers.More >>
      Now is the time to shoot off fireworks. Friday is Independence Day and people living in the city of Omaha are legally allowed to shoot off fireworks. New Tuesday night though, the Omaha Police Department is reminding people of some forgotten laws involving fire crackers. More >>
    • Missouri River Rising: Flooding At N.P. Dodge Park

      Missouri River Rising: Flooding At N.P. Dodge Park

      A large amount of new rainfall has caused several levees in northwestern Iowa to break. Now cities downstream are bracing for flooding.More >>
      A large amount of new rainfall has caused several levees in northwestern Iowa to break. Now cities downstream are bracing for flooding.More >>
    • Stanton County Tornadoes: Town Comes Together After Devastation

      Stanton County Tornadoes: Town Comes Together After Devastation

      With all the destruction, people in the town of Pilger are coming together.More >>
      With all the destruction, people in the town of Pilger are coming together. More >>
    • Bar Dedicated To Soccer Opens Just In Time For World Cup

      Bar Dedicated To Soccer Opens Just In Time For World Cup

      While baseball fans are flocking to TD Ameritrade Park for the College World Series, soccer fans are heading to the TV to watch the World Cup in Brazil.More >>
      While baseball fans are flocking to TD Ameritrade Park for the College World Series, soccer fans are heading to the TV to watch the World Cup in Brazil. More >>
    • Firefighters Battle Blaze At Ralston Apartment Complex

      Firefighters Battle Blaze At Ralston Apartment Complex

      The Omaha Fire Department battled a blaze Monday afternoon at the Enclave apartment complex near 99th and Q Streets.More >>
      The Omaha Fire Department battled a blaze Monday afternoon at the Enclave apartment complex near 99th and Q Streets.More >>
    • Several Alcohol Related Arrests At College World Series: Police And Bars Cracking Down

      Several Alcohol Related Arrests At College World Series: Police And Bars Cracking Down

      The College World Series has only just begun and the Omaha Police Department has already arrested several people for MIP’s and DUI’s. Officers have also run into many who are drinking in areas they shouldn’t be.More >>
      The College World Series has only just begun and the Omaha Police Department has already arrested several people for MIP’s and DUI’s. Officers have also run into many who are drinking in areas they shouldn’t be. More >>
    • Sex Trafficking At The College World Series; Local Group Taking A Stand

      Sex Trafficking At The College World Series; Local Group Taking A Stand

      Sex trafficking has been reported all over the world, in all 50 states and even in Nebraska. With hundreds of thousands of people attending the College World Series, the FBI said it’s a big opportunity for crime, especially pimps trying to sell young girls as prostitutes.More >>
      Sex trafficking has been reported all over the world, in all 50 states and even in Nebraska. With hundreds of thousands of people attending the College World Series, the FBI said it’s a big opportunity for crime, especially pimps trying to sell young girls as prostitutes.More >>
    • Omaha Police K-9 Named In Memory Of Fallen Officer

      Omaha Police K-9 Named In Memory Of Fallen Officer

      Monday the Omaha Police Department showed off its newest K-9’s and one the dogs was given a very special name.More >>
      Monday the Omaha Police Department showed off its newest K-9’s and one the dogs was given a very special name. More >>
    • Mother Begs For Violence In Omaha To Stop

      Mother Begs For Violence In Omaha To Stop

      A violent weekend in north Omaha, gun shots rang out in several neighborhoods.More >>
      A violent weekend in north Omaha, gun shots rang out in several neighborhoods. More >>
    • Falling Trees Miss House In Tuesday's Storms

      Falling Trees Miss House In Tuesday's Storms

      A city east of Council Bluffs was hit hard by Tuesday’s storm. The people in Oakland, Iowa are still cleaning up the damage.More >>
      A city east of Council Bluffs was hit hard by Tuesday’s storm. The people in Oakland, Iowa are still cleaning up the damage. More >>
    • Hail Damage Near Oakland Iowa

      Hail Damage Near Oakland Iowa

      OAKLAND,IOWA(kptm) - Quarter size hail damaged homes and vehicles near Oakland, Iowa Tuesday evening.One home had extensive damage to the siding and windows. Vehicles slid off the road in areas of high water.More >>
      OAKLAND,IOWA(kptm) - Quarter size hail damaged homes and vehicles near Oakland, Iowa Tuesday evening.One home had extensive damage to the siding and windows. Vehicles slid off the road in areas of high water.More >>
    • Crooks Caught On Camera Trying To Break Into Omaha Home

      Crooks Caught On Camera Trying To Break Into Omaha Home

      A local woman tells Fox 42 News that two crooks are still on the loose tonight. She said they tried breaking into her home and car while she was sleeping, but couldn't get in.More >>
      A local woman tells Fox 42 News that two crooks are still on the loose tonight. She said they tried breaking into her home and car while she was sleeping, but couldn't get in. More >>
    • Splurge or Steal? Makeup Expert Shares Where You Could Save on Cosmetics

      Splurge or Steal? Makeup Expert Shares Where You Could Save on Cosmetics

      Splurge or Steal? Makeup Expert Shares Where You Could Save on Cosmetics

      OMAHA(KPTM)-One study shows that the average woman will spend $15,000 on makeup over her lifetime. Which goes to show you all of those little purchases can really add up. The good news, according to a local beauty expert is that you don't have to pay top dollar to get quality products.Viva Boghosian has spent a dozen years in the cosmetics industry, she appreciates quality products but she also likes a bargain. "You don't necessarily have to spend more money to get a good product," said Bogho...More >>
      OMAHA(KPTM)-One study shows that the average woman will spend $15,000 on makeup over her lifetime. Which goes to show you all of those little purchases can really add up. The good news, according to a local beauty expert is that you don't have to pay top dollar to get quality products.Viva Boghosian has spent a dozen years in the cosmetics industry, she appreciates quality products but she also likes a bargain. "You don't necessarily have to spend more money to get a good product," said Bogho...More >>
    • Sizing Up Health Care for Students

      Sizing Up Health Care for Students

      OMAHA(KPTM)-As the deadline to get covered or face a penalty nears. Students are looking into their health insurance options. Marcia Adler has served as the Director of Health Services at the UniversityMore >>
      OMAHA(KPTM)-As the deadline to get covered or face a penalty nears. Students are looking into their health insurance options.More >>
    • From the Big Screen to the Big ‘O’; New Sport Combines Martial Arts and Gymnastics

      From the Big Screen to the Big ‘O’; New Sport Combines Martial Arts and Gymnastics

      Maureen Wurtz OMAHA (KPTM)- Is it dangerous, or an up and coming sport? Parkour is a trend that's sweeping over the country. It started overseas, and has made its way to the heartland. "Parkour is gettingMore >>
      Maureen Wurtz OMAHA (KPTM)- Is it dangerous, or an up and coming sport? Parkour is a trend that's sweeping over the country. It started overseas, and has made its way to the heartland. "Parkour is gettingMore >>
    • Crooks Using Counterfeit Currency in MIdtown

      Crooks Using Counterfeit Currency in MIdtown

      Meghan McRoberts OMAHA (KPTM)- Some businesses in Midtown say they're seeing more counterfeit cash.Some are catching the bad bills, but there a ways you can prevent ending up with one. Business comesMore >>
      Some businesses in Midtown say they're seeing more counterfeit cash.Some are catching the bad bills, but there a ways you can prevent ending up with one.More >>
    • Growing Car Scam Could Cost You Your Car

      Growing Car Scam Could Cost You Your Car

      Meghan McRoberts OMAHA (KPTM)- Imagine buying a car you've always wanted, only to find out it was stolen, or even have it repossessed from your driveway. It's a scenario that's been seen across theMore >>
      Imagine buying a car you've always wanted, only to find out it was stolen, or even have it repossessed from your driveway.

      It's a scenario that's been seen across the country as a result of a growing scam called V.I.N cloning.
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    • Blind Cat Beats The Odds

      Blind Cat Beats The Odds

      Franque Thompson COUNCIL BLUFFS (KPTM)- A cat on a racetrack while drivers are speeding by sounds like a death sentence. But it wasn't for one feline in Mills County. "This is what rescues about. TakingMore >>
      A cat on a racetrack while drivers are speeding by sounds like a death sentence.  But it wasn't for one feline in Mills County.More >>
    • Weather Closings and Cancellations

      Weather Closings and Cancellations

      Church Closings, Snow Emergencies and Weather ClosingsMore >>
    • Omaha's Eye In The Sky Costs Taxpayers Big Bucks

      Omaha's Eye In The Sky Costs Taxpayers Big Bucks

      By: Melina Matthes MMatthes@kptm.com OMAHA (kptm) - They can get anywhere in the city in less than 6 minutes. They travel at 150 miles per hour on a regular basis. We're talking about Omaha's policeMore >>
      Each time there are cuts in the city budget ABLE 1, Omaha's police helicopter, is put on the chopping block.  More >>
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