Five adults safely escaped a house fire late Thursday night. Two people upstairs smelled smoke inside the home near 45th Avenue and Lake Street around 10:15, Omaha police said. They got everyone out of the house, including pets.

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October death of Henderson 6-month-old ruled a homicide
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Five adults safely escaped a house fire late Thursday night. Two people upstairs smelled smoke inside the home near 45th Avenue and Lake Street around 10:15, Omaha police said. They got everyone out of the house, including pets.
Officials are asking people to avoid the area near N. Cotner and Garland after a two-vehicle crash Friday morning. Lincoln Police said the crash happened around 6:30 Friday morning, involving a sedan and F150
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Three people are recovering after a Thursday evening car crash. Omaha police investigators said the driver of the a Dodge Durango was speeding on Leavenworth Street when it hit a Toyota Camry at the 26th Street intersection. The SUV took out a light pole before hitting another car.
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Authorities have identified the man killed in a traffic accident on Highway 370 near Gretna Thursday morning as Scott Hansen, 42, of Omaha. Emergency crews got the call to the scene near 186th Street at 7:52 a.m.
A key part of the defense for the man accused of slashing a Creighton University student's throat after a February 2017 frat party won't come into trial. The order from the Judge Shelly Stratman Wednesday doesn't allow Christopher Wheeler to claim his actions were involuntary and the result of hazing.4 month ago
A key part of the defense for the man accused of slashing a Creighton University student's throat after a February 2017 frat party won't come into trial. The order from the Judge Shelly Stratman Wednesday doesn't allow Christopher Wheeler to claim his actions were involuntary and the result of hazing.
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Douglas High School on precautionary lockdown due to "unsubstantiated threat."
Two cats were killed in a house fire near 49th and Frances streets Wednesday morning. Firefighters arrived just after 7:30 a.m. The battalion chief on scene said no one was injured, but three individuals were displaced.4 month ago
Two cats were killed in a house fire near 49th and Frances streets Wednesday morning. Firefighters arrived just after 7:30 a.m. The battalion chief on scene said no one was injured, but three individuals were displaced.
Officials released the cause of a condo fire at 166th Street and Chicago Plaza which caused significant damage. Crews said the fire was accidental and was caused by conductive heat during the soldering process while a new water heater was being installed in an apartment.4 month ago
Officials released the cause of a condo fire at 166th Street and Chicago Plaza which caused significant damage. Crews said the fire was accidental and was caused by conductive heat during the soldering process while a new water heater was being installed in an apartment.
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Here's more info on this shooting from Metro Lt. David Gordon at the scene.
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Photos of @OmahaFireDept crews operating on scene of a Tuesday evening house fire near 13th and Martha St.
Adam Nathan, 36, is expected to recover after being critically hurt in a Monday morning shooting near North 33rd and Laurel Avenue. Investigators say Michael Streich, 40, died from his injuries.4 month ago
Adam Nathan, 36, is expected to recover after being critically hurt in a Monday morning shooting near North 33rd and Laurel Avenue. Investigators say Michael Streich, 40, died from his injuries.
A Nebraska State Patrol Trooper is expected to be ok after an accident on Interstate 680 Tuesday morning. police said the trooper was parked on the northbound shoulder just north of Dodge Street when an SUV rear-ended it around 1:42 a.m.4 month ago
A Nebraska State Patrol Trooper is expected to be ok after an accident on Interstate 680 Tuesday morning. police said the trooper was parked on the northbound shoulder just north of Dodge Street when an SUV rear-ended it around 1:42 a.m.
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The Austin police chief said the first two package explosion cases are being investigated as homicide
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One person in critical condition after crash at Blair High Road and State Street.
Omaha fire investigators have determined that overloaded electrical wires caused a fire in the basement of a home that caught fire Sunday night. Omaha firefighters were called to the home near Northwest Radial Highway & Izard St. just before 9 p.m. after one of the residents in the home came home to find the fire downstairs. Initially they tried to put the fire out on their own, but had to retreat when the smoke became too much4 month ago
Omaha fire investigators have determined that overloaded electrical wires caused a fire in the basement of a home that caught fire Sunday night. Omaha firefighters were called to the home near Northwest Radial Highway & Izard St. just before 9 p.m. after one of the residents in the home came home to find the fire downstairs. Initially they tried to put the fire out on their own, but had to retreat when the smoke became too much
One woman is in custody after a police chase ended in a residential neighborhood Monday morning. The pursuit began near 60th and Center streets, and ended at 73rd and Webster a short time later.4 month ago
One woman is in custody after a police chase ended in a residential neighborhood Monday morning. The pursuit began near 60th and Center streets, and ended at 73rd and Webster a short time later.
Lincoln Fire and Rescue said one person was taken to the hospital as crews were on the scene of an early morning fire. According to LFR, the person's injuries were unrelated to that fire. That person had approached crews at the fire scene to assist with a medical emergency.
One woman is in custody after a police chase ended in a residential neighborhood Monday morning. The pursuit began near 60th and Center streets, and ended at 73rd and Webster a short time later.4 month ago
One woman is in custody after a police chase ended in a residential neighborhood Monday morning. The pursuit began near 60th and Center streets, and ended at 73rd and Webster a short time later.
Police confirmed 33rd and Laurel shooting left one male dead. Another male is in critical condition4 month ago
Police confirmed 33rd and Laurel shooting left one male dead. Another male is in critical condition
Train derailment near 84th and F sends one to hospital4 month ago
Train derailment near 84th and F sends one to hospital
The driver of a motorcycle was seriously injured after a crash on Platteview Road Saturday, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Department
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The North Las Vegas police Department is out investigating after a woman was hit by a car on Martin Luther King near Gowan. Woman died at the hospital from her injuries. Multiple lanes closed at this intersection.
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A 21-year-old man was shot by an Omaha police officer during a traffic stop near U.S. Highway 75 and Lake Street Thursday afternoon, and a subsequent vehicle chase and crash tied up traffic across eastern Omaha for several hours. Micah D. Taylor is under police guard at Nebraska Medical Center with what police described as a minor wound to the neck.
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Sheriff's deputies in eastern Nebraska say they have seized methamphetamine, opioids and marijuana in two separate traffic stops along Interstate 80 in Omaha. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the first stop around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday led to a search of the stopped car that turned up three pounds of meth and three packages of prescription fentanyl. Two people in the car were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to deliver and having no drug tax stamp.
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Las Vegas police confirmed that a child who was taken from his mother after an argument led to a shooting was "safely located."
A child injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning has died, according to a Nebraska Medicine spokesperson. The crash happened around 5:15 a.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound near 72nd Street4 month ago
A child injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning has died, according to a Nebraska Medicine spokesperson. The crash happened around 5:15 a.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound near 72nd Street
Lincoln Police are searching for a stolen gun after a man claims an acquaintance took it from him and ran on Monday night. Around 10 p.m., LPD said a 24-year-old Lincoln man met an acquaintance at NW 57th and West Partridge to go to a party.
Lincoln Police are searching for a Peeping Tom after he was caught staring through a window on Sunday night. LPD said a 22-year-old Lincoln woman reported she saw an unknown male gazing through her roommate's bedroom window around 8 p.m. The woman was walking home in the 2000 Block of G Street when she saw the man.
A motorcyclist is in critical condition following a crash Sunday night, Omaha police officials said. The crash was reported sometime at 6:52 p.m. near Park Avenue and Hickory Street4 month ago
A motorcyclist is in critical condition following a crash Sunday night, Omaha police officials said. The crash was reported sometime at 6:52 p.m. near Park Avenue and Hickory Street
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