Person in serious condition after driving through Halloween barricade in Omaha neighborhood

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Chaos at a Halloween event in North Omaha Monday night. Hundreds of people were allegedly put in danger by a driver and Omaha police ended up shooting that person. It all started a little after 7 p.m., a terrifying Halloween night for people in the Minne Lusa neighborhood. Several officers were … Read more

Omaha Police investigating after man allegedly shoots self, dies in custody

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Omaha Police are investigating after a man died in custody. According to Omaha Police, Saturday around 7:30 a.m. officers were called to a home near 78th and Mary Street for a man threatening to shoot himself. Officers got to the area around 7:39 a.m. and saw a man, identified by police … Read more

Omaha Police release body camera images, timeline in fatal officer-involved shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Omaha Police shared more details Friday about a fatal shooting that happened earlier in the week while officers were assisting a process server. Officers Jason Martinez and Jennifer Turner were assisting a Douglas County process server with an immediate removal protection order for 39-year-old Jacob Jamrozy in a domestic abuse case … Read more

Man wanted in connection to Omaha area homicide arrested in Iowa

WINTERSET, Iowa (WOWT) – A suspect in an Omaha area homicide has been arrested in Iowa. According to police, Gage Walter of Omaha was arrested Sunday after a standoff at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Winterset – a town southwest of Des Moines. West Des Moines Police say officers found the vehicle of a … Read more