OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific railroad plans to expand its use of renewable fuels and explore using battery-powered locomotives in the coming years to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said Monday that it plans to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases 26% by 2030 when compared to its 2018 levels.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Johnny Rodgers, the 1972 Heisman Trophy winner and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, was in an Omaha hospital intensive care unit Monday with COVID-19.
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A 43-year-old man died after he was shot during an alleged home invasion in an Omaha suburb early Saturday.
Bellevue Police Sgt. Howard Banks said Lou Slaughter of Omaha died after he was shot by one of the three occupants of a home in the 1700 block of Yorktown Street, according to the Omaha World-Herald.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 20-year-old woman died early Saturday after she was struck by an SUV driven by a man in Omaha, police said.
Kaitlyn Vanessen, of Omaha, was crossing a street in the Blackstone District about 2 a.m.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's has reached a tentative agreement with its 1,400 cereal plant workers that will deliver 3% raises and end a nearly two-month-long strike if the deal is approved.
The five-year deal with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union also includes cost of living adjustments in the second through the fifth years of the contract and it maintains the workers' current health benefits, the company said Thursday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Bacon is among a list of Republicans being targeted by former President Donald Trump, who is calling for a “Republican patriot” to challenge the Omaha lawmaker in next year’s primary election.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials said Wednesday that the vast majority of the COVID-19 patients who are filling the state's hospitals are unvaccinated and many are younger adults.
The number of people hospitalized in Nebraska with the virus continues to climb and reached 555 on Tuesday, which was the highest it had been since last winter.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Douglas County jury has awarded $26.1 million to a Sarpy County family who sued Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha after their child was sent home following an accidental fall and then suffered seizures that left her permanently disabled, though that amount could be drastically reduced under a state cap on such verdicts.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 78-year-old Omaha woman has died after her car was struck by a pickup truck in Omaha.
The accident happened just before 11 a.m. Monday at the intersection of 144th and Eldorado Drive.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two men were killed and a third man was critically injured Saturday in an Omaha shooting.
The gunshots were reported near 34th and Jackson streets around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office said they are charging a driver involved in an accident that killed one woman and left two other people injured.
The two-vehicle crash happened Wednesday night, killing 37-year-old Candice McDowell of Omaha.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An investigation continues after three people suffered knife wounds at an apartment complex in Omaha.
The altercation happened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday at a complex near 90th and Blondo streets.
A day after Kellogg's threatened to start permanently replacing its striking workers, the company and its union agreed to return to the bargaining table.
Contract talks are set to resume next Tuesday between the Battle Creek, Michigan-based company and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has given approval for plans to support development of affordable housing and addressing climate change.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's plans to start hiring permanent replacements for some of its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers after negotiations broke down again.
The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said it failed to reach an agreement with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Monday, so it is moving forward with its plan to keep its plants operating with salaried employees and outside workers.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One person is dead and two others are seriously injured after a pre-dawn crash in Omaha.
The two-vehicle accident happened just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at 120th and Blondo streets.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been ordered to stand trial on first-degree murder for allegedly opening fire on two teenagers in Omaha killing one of them.
The Omaha World-Herald reports that the judge made the decision Monday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The parent company of First National Bank of Omaha is acquiring Wyoming-based Western States Bank.
Terms of the deal announced Monday weren't released, but the companies said Western States has $542 million in total assets and runs 10 branches in northeastern Colorado, western Nebraska and southeastern Wyoming.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 49-year-old man from Omaha, Nebraska, is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck while crossing a road on the Truman Sports Complex property in Kansas City, Missouri, during a Chiefs game.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Kellogg Co. will reopen contract talks this week with its 1,400 cereal plant workers who have been on strike since Oct. 5.
The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said negotiations are scheduled to resume Monday with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that represents those workers.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 20-year-old man died and another man was injured in a shooting outside an Omaha bar late Saturday night.
Omaha Police said Demetrius Johnson of Omaha died at a hospital after the shooting at the DJ's Dugout location on 114th Street just north of Dodge Street.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tabitha Peterson is heading back to the Olympics, and defending curling gold medalist John Shuster is still in the running for a fifth straight trip to the Winter Games.
Team Peterson swept Team Christensen in the best-of-three U.S.
SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — An Omaha, Nebraska, soybean processor has proposed a nearly $72 million expansion of its soybean-crushing plant south of Sioux City and is seeking nearly $1.5 million in state and local money to help finance the added capacity.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For most of John Shuster's international curling career, Americans had the mindset that everything would have to go right on the ice for a U.S. team to win even a bronze medal on the world stage.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate fell to a mere 1.9% last month, which was the lowest any state has reached since data collection began in 1976, according to labor statistics released Friday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Health officials have shut down a COVID-19 vaccination clinic north of downtown Omaha, citing repeated vandalism at the site of the drive-thru clinic.
The Douglas County Health Department announced in a news release Friday that it’s closing the clinic off Abbott Driver, just north of the CHI Health Center event facility.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha junior hockey team has had its next three games postponed as its league investigates management's treatment of players.
Omaha Lancers players had threatened to boycott the games and coaches and support staff have resigned in response to management's budget cuts, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's company made two new investments during the third quarter while trimming its holdings in several drugmakers and financial firms.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton associate athletic director Adrian Dowell will move across town to take the athletic director's job at Omaha.
The university announced Monday that Dowell will fill the vacancy created in July when Trev Alberts was named athletic director at Nebraska.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Marine from Nebraska who was killed in Afghanistan in a suicide bombing earlier this year was honored during the Omaha Lancers’ Military Appreciation Night.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — To operate a casino at a Nebraska horse racetrack companies will have to pay $1 million for a 20-year license and follow a litany of other rules.
The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission released the new casino rules on Friday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Auditor Charlie Janssen announced Thursday that he won't seek reelection, and he endorsed his predecessor, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley, who plans to run for his old office.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Kellogg Co. has filed a lawsuit against its local union in Omaha complaining that striking workers are blocking entrances to its cereal plant and intimidating replacement workers as they enter the plant.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha-area high school English teacher is unlikely to be prosecuted further over allegations of sexually abusing five young women and a girl after a judge dismissed one of the criminal charges against him.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hospital occupancy rates in metropolitan Omaha are higher than at any point during the pandemic amid a surge in COVID-19 cases that has health officials raising alarms.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Frankie Fidler registered 15 points as Nebraska Omaha got past the NAIA's Hastings College 67-57 on Tuesday night.
Marco Smith had 10 points for Nebraska Omaha (1-0). Kyle Luedtke added 10 points.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have identified the 55-year-old man who was killed Tuesday in a fiery rollover crash in far western Omaha.
The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. on West Dodge Road near 192nd Street.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A longtime state corrections worker will become the new warden at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in southeast Nebraska.
The Department of Correctional Services announced the appointment Tuesday of Craig Gable.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Five teenagers were arrested early Monday morning after shots were fired from their car at police during a chase from Omaha, east into Iowa and back into Omaha.
Omaha police said that five people arrested were a woman who turned 19 on Monday, an 18-year-old man, two 17-year-old boys and a 15-year-old boy.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A shooting involving a married couple that stemmed from a domestic disturbance left a woman dead and her husband wounded, according to sheriff's officials.
The shooting happened Sunday morning at a home in Pottawattamie County just east of Council Bluffs, investigators with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office said.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say speeding and alcohol use were to blame in a fatal accident on the Kennedy Freeway near Interstate 80 in Omaha.
The accident happened just before 10 p.m. Friday at the on-ramp from the freeway to I-80, killing 32-year-old Luis Chavez.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha plans to join hundreds of other U.S. cities by trying to come up with strategies to combat climate change.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old man who had been sought in a fatal shooting last month in Omaha is now in custody.
Omaha police said Wednesday that the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force found Elijah Robinson and booked him into Douglas County Corrections.