A 37-year-old Omaha man died and four other people were wounded early Wednesday in a pair of shootings in North Omaha.
Deputy Omaha Police Chief Ken Kanger said the suicide appears to be an in-custody death and will likely be investigated as such.
When the man came outside the house, police gave him commands, and then gunfire began, said Deputy Omaha Police Chief Ken Kanger. It wasn't known Sunday night whether the man had fired at officers.
Alex Toledo had been transferred to the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, after the explosion.
One of Omaha’s busiest intersections was shut down Friday evening as thousands of people took to the streets to protest the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd. The protest started peacefully but devolved as the night wore on, as police fired tear gas on protesters, and some vandals threw rocks at nearby businesses.
The Dusk to Dawn action might begin in the dramatic ER, but the real action happens in a boring conference room upstairs.
Prezident Mickens, 20, has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault, three weapons charges and attempted assault.
Omaha police plan to clamp down on the recent rise in shootings, and so far, the city is on track to finish 2017 below last year's homicide an…
“We are very much on top of the spike in violence that we’ve had in our city,” Chief Todd Schmaderer said at the weekly community Omaha 360 meeting Wednesday afternoon.
Al'Brion Lang is lying on a hospital bed in the trauma bay of the Nebraska Medical Center emergency room.
The collaborative effort involves Nebraska Medicine, the Omaha Police Department, Boys & Girls Clubs and the anti-violence group YouTurn Omaha.
Kathleen McCallister said that she has cried more lately than in the 25 years of being a police wife because of the attacks on officers nationwide. That prompted her to respond in a positive way.
Across Omaha, neighborhoods held block parties, potlucks, cookouts, ice cream socials, flashlight walks, contests and youth activities, all of which included members of the Police and Fire Departments.
Baseball players and their families involved in a police athletics organization ended their season Saturday with medals around the players' ne…
Capt. Richard Gonzalez, who helped start the athletic program, said children from throughout Omaha participate, but police try to recruit athletes from areas with higher crimes, to help build police relationships with youths and their families.
Years ago, they were ready for a fight. Now, they call themselves brothers, and they showed off that friendship on Friday at the Black Lives Matter protest with red and blue bandannas tied together as a sign of harmony.