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The language outlining Omaha's executive deputy police chief job says he or she will "perform the administrative and supervisory duties determined by the Chief."
The founder of The Good Life Sports Bar & Grill has been charged with tampering with a witness and tampering with physical evidence in a pending lawsuit against him.
Michelle Bluford, 55, Elkhorn South High School's band director, was charged Wednesday with one count of intentional child abuse.
Julian V. Lopez, 23, was charged with second-degree murder and firearm use in connection with the July 16 death of his dad, 40-year-old Jose Luis Valenzuela.
After access to the vaccine came, most local first responders got the shot. Yet records provided by the city indicate that 27% of Omaha firefighters and 41% of police officers remain unvaccinated.
Officers went to an apartment near Interstate 680 and West Maple Road early Friday to investigate a report of a shooting. They found that a man had been killed.
Hanson, who is a Republican, received the backing from Gov. Pete Ricketts, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine and Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer.
About 21,000 OPPD customers remained without power late Tuesday afternoon, and some of those Omaha metro residents grew frustrated on their fourth day without electricity.
On the third day since the windstorm, Omaha residents continued to clean up. Pockets of the metro area remained without power, but neighbors offered up freezer space, food and coffee.