Omahan Bruce Haney, who died Wednesday at age 87, was a driving force in the creation and 1992 opening of Skutt Catholic High School.
As Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium's president and CEO Dennis Pate leaves us, we want to thank him for his vision and stewardship of one of our city's most precious assets.
Elyse Myers has accumulated millions of followers who enjoy the funny stories and inspirational messages she records in her Omaha-area home and shares on TikTok.
An Omaha native and Central High graduate is part of the team behind NASA's Artemis moon exploration program, which has a scheduled liftoff this week from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Isaiah "Frosty" Niemann photographs weddings or takes family portraits when he's in Omaha. But clients often hire him to photograph them surfing on big waves.
Pfc. James Fous likely saved three of his fellow soldiers when he dove on a grenade in Vietnam. On Friday a street near Omaha Central High School, where Fous graduated from, was renamed in his honor.
For decades, Eddie Nelson tried to ignore the PTSD he suffered as a result of his service in Vietnam. Now, years after confronting his own trauma, the Omaha man helps fellow veterans do the same.
Just before midnight, the ship was struck by a German torpedo, knocking Jim Greer, who was on watch duty at the time, off his feet. As the water crept closer, he frantically searched for a lifeboat.
Despite universal poverty and fading hope for women in Afghanistan, diplomat Thomas West believes talking with the Taliban is better than isolating the regime.
A new skate park in Walthill is giving teenagers a place to skate and belong in the northeast Nebraska town on the Omaha Nation Reservation.
A new skate park in Walthill is giving teenagers a new place to skate, wipeout and belong in the village in northeast Nebraska.
A former deputy chief in the Omaha Police Department has died while scuba diving in Hawaii.
James Allen Flanery, 84, worked for the Omaha World-Herald for 18 years as a reporter and editor. He also taught journalism at several universities, including Creighton.
Anita Hill spoke about her 1991 testimony — and what she has accomplished since — during an event at the CHI Health Center hosted by the Women's Fund of Omaha.
A ground-breaking astronomer and a NASA engineer now working to send humans back to the moon are among the new inductees into the Central High School Hall of Fame.
A lawyer for families of eight people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre told a jury Thursday that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones started …
Roger Welsch, a bib overall-wearing, tractor-loving folklorist and humorist, reached a national television audience with Sunday morning stories of his home state called “Postcards from Nebraska.”
Malcolm X will be officially inducted in 2024 and his bust will be displayed along with 26 others in the State Capitol.
Swimming legend Ryan Lochte is back in Omaha, but he isn't competing to qualify for the Olympics.
When Omaha native Chris Kolenda departs on 1,700-mile bike ride Sunday, he won't lack motivation. The names of the men who died serving under his command in Afghanistan are etched on his bike.
Bob Dropinski delivered his first World-Herald when he was 9 years old. Now 50 years later, he is still walking the same route he started with in 1972, and he has no plans to quit any time soon.