An advanced blood-alcohol test administered March 4 by the Saunders County Sheriff's Office placed Joe Stothert's blood-alcohol content at .165, two times the legal driving limit of .08.
The percentage of adults in the state who report binge drinking — that’s four drinks for a woman and five for a man — has been consistently higher than the country at large.
It's been 19 months since the beer stores closed in Whiteclay, with several positive steps forward for the Lakota.
A man whose body was found in September outside an Omaha detoxification center had been killed by another person who was arrested Wednesday, a…
Marquez Sanders, 25, was charged in April with second-degree murder in the killing. He was arrested near the scene of the killing Wednesday morning.
In the days following the shuttering of the four beer stores in Whiteclay, activists are working to get detoxification services to those facing alcohol withdrawal.
When Catholic Charities decided to pull out of the addiction treatment center it built in north downtown, the Campus for Hope did not close. Instead, three other groups picked up the work.
Sitting on an industrial stretch of North 16th Street, this 93-bed substance abuse and mental health treatment facility has largely operated off the radar of most Omahans lucky enough not to need its services. But the recent announcement that Catholic Charities, which operates the center, was pulling out sent shockwaves.
The plan, if approved, would put to rest questions raised after a surprise announcement from Catholic Charities in August that it no longer would keep doing the work.