Latest Douglas County, Nebraska Stories

2007-07-04 06:18:33

By Jason Kuiper, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 4--One person died and another was critically injured Tuesday night in a two-vehicle accident near 183rd and Harrison Streets in Sarpy County. The accident happened about 6:20 p.m.

2007-02-03 06:00:18

By Leslie Reed, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Feb. 3--LINCOLN -- The Nebraska Supreme Court disbarred two lawyers Friday. LaVon Stennis Williams of Omaha, an attorney since 1991, was disbarred after voluntarily surrendering her law license.

2007-01-27 00:00:20

By Leslie Reed, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jan. 26--LINCOLN -- The first-degree murder convictions of two Omaha men in a drug ring-related shooting were upheld today by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

2006-12-10 06:00:24

By Josefina Loza, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 10--Aledia and James Mills don't make millions of dollars. But they're invited to lavish parties and hobnob with major hip-hop celebrities such as P. Diddy, Atlanta rapper T.I. and St. Louis rapper Nelly.

2006-12-09 06:00:24

By Michael Kelly, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 9--From the notebook: --Penguins can't fly, but the urban legend about them has again taken flight. The story this week was that a child took home to Des Moines a small penguin from Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.

2006-12-02 06:00:21

By Stu Pospisil, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 2--In their own way on opposite sides of town, Phillip Bates of Omaha North and Kyle Wheeler of Millard South were put in charge of their teams.

2006-12-02 06:00:00

By Stu Pospisil, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 2--A pair of future major-college linemen are the honorary captains of The World-Herald's All-Omaha Area football team for non-Class A schools. Elkhorn's Trevor Robinson can take up to a year to make his college choice.

2005-06-28 20:40:51

RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - Temporary pools in an indoorarena in Omaha, Nebraska will be the venue for the 2008 U.S.Olympic trials, USA Swimming said on Tuesday. The American team for the Beijing Olympics will be selectedduring the June 30-July 7, 2008 competition.

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