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Bond set at $1.75 million for serial robbery suspect

Bond set at $1.75 million for serial robbery suspect

From stolen lottery tickets to a chance encounter with an Omaha Police officer, 6 News is learning more about how investigators caught a suspected armed robber.

Stromsburg holding annual Swedish Konditori Saturday

Stromsburg holding annual Swedish Konditori Saturday

If you show up, you'll get to indulge on Swedish desserts, pastries and baked goods.

Ted Carter approved as University of Nebraska system president

Ted Carter approved as University of Nebraska system president

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has unanimously approved Ted Carter as the eighth president of the University of Nebraska system.

Omaha Tudor Heights Apartments Garage Fire

Omaha Tudor Heights Apartments Garage Fire

Fire damaged several garages at a metro apartment complex Thursday morning.

MDMA, cocaine, mushrooms, and more found during I-80 traffic stop

MDMA, cocaine, mushrooms, and more found during I-80 traffic stop

A Michigan man told a Lancaster County Sheriff's Deputy he was bringing drugs from Michigan to sell in Colorado when he was pulled over in Nebraska.

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

Authorities are searching for an inmate that has gone missing from the Community Corrections Center-Omaha.

UPDATE: Omaha Shooting victim dies at hospital

UPDATE: Omaha Shooting victim dies at hospital

The victim in a shots fired incident in Omaha's Little Italy neighborhood Wednesday has died in the hospital.

4 arrested in connection to suspicious homicide in August

4 arrested in connection to suspicious homicide in August

Omaha Police Homicide Investigators made four arrests in connection to a suspicious death that happened near 45th and Decatur in August.

Omaha Middle School Principal on Leave

Omaha Middle School Principal on Leave

Omaha Public Schools confirmed that the principal at Beveridge Magnet Middle School is on leave.

Waverly man charged under Nebraska’s new `revenge porn’ law

Waverly man charged under Nebraska’s new `revenge porn’ law

A southeastern Nebraska man has been charged under a new law that makes it a crime to post pornographic images of others without their permission or to use the images for blackmail.

Police investigate incident near Little Italy neighborhood, victim in serious condition

Police investigate incident near Little Italy neighborhood, victim in serious condition

Omaha Police were called to the area of 5th and William streets for a shots fired call Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.

Schuyler gas leak forces evacuations

Schuyler gas leak forces evacuations

It was a scary situation in Schuyler Wednesday afternoon.

Downtown Schuyler Evacuated For Possible Gas Leak

Downtown Schuyler Evacuated For Possible Gas Leak

The Schuyler Fire Department has ordered the evacuation of downtown Schuyler for a possible gas leak.

Amigos at 14th and Q closing after 37 years

Amigos at 14th and Q closing after 37 years

Amigos in downtown Lincoln is set to close after 37 years.

Man arrested for sexually assaulting 10-year-old

Man arrested for sexually assaulting 10-year-old

A 28-year-old man is facing charges of sexual assault of a child after reportedly assaulting a 10-year-old in rural Lancaster County.

Bellevue retracts plan to oust misbehaving elected officials

Bellevue retracts plan to oust misbehaving elected officials

Leaders of the Omaha suburb of Bellevue have voted down a measure that would have allowed the firing of elected officials for engaging in misconduct or leaking information from closed-door meetings.

3 arrested in connection with man found dead in Millard neighborhood

3 arrested in connection with man found dead in Millard neighborhood

Omaha Police have announced three people had been arrested in connection with a man found dead Monday morning in Millard.

Convicted Colorado felon accused of embezzlement in Nebraska

Convicted Colorado felon accused of embezzlement in Nebraska

A 40-year-old woman already on parole for fraud in Colorado has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling from a Lincoln chiropractic business where she worked.

Papillion City Council authorizes lawsuit against Gretna over boundary agreement

Papillion City Council authorizes lawsuit against Gretna over boundary agreement

The Papillion City Council unanimously approved authorizing a lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Gretna.

Prosecutors: DNA taken in prison links to 2009 sexual assaults of two women

Prosecutors: DNA taken in prison links to 2009 sexual assaults of two women

A convicted sex offender is now charged in a cold case.

North Carolina Man Sentenced for Enticement of a Minor

North Carolina Man Sentenced for Enticement of a Minor

A North Carolina man has been sentenced for enticement of a minor in Lincoln.

Attempted Bank Robbery Omaha

Attempted Bank Robbery Omaha

Omaha Police are searching for a suspect in an attempted bank robbery on Tuesday.

Federated Church announces annual Columbus Community Christmas Dinner

Federated Church announces annual Columbus Community Christmas Dinner

Residents who don't have plans for Christmas Day have an option for how to spend the holiday.

Traffic stop leads to Columbus police making drug arrests

Traffic stop leads to Columbus police making drug arrests

It happened on Tuesday near 13th Street and 26th Avenue.

Platte County Sheriff, other agencies start 'Drive Sober' campaign this month

Platte County Sheriff, other agencies start 'Drive Sober' campaign this month

If you plan on driving around Platte County this holiday season, make sure you do it while sober.

Nebraska Medicine discloses data breach by former employee

Nebraska Medicine discloses data breach by former employee

Nebraska Medicine has released a statement Tuesday regarding a data breach that was discovered in early October.

December Columbus Connection

December Columbus Connection

Click on the video to watch this month's Columbus Connection!

Departure Ceremony For NE National Guard Unit

Departure Ceremony For NE National Guard Unit

The Nebraska Army National Guard held a departure ceremony for its Cyber Protection Team.

Nearly 800 Nebraska inmates sign petition panning conditions

Nearly 800 Nebraska inmates sign petition panning conditions

Nearly 800 Nebraska State Penitentiary inmates — more than half the Lincoln prison’s population — have signed a petition sent to state officials and various news outlets decrying conditions at the prison.

Man arrested for selling cocaine to undercover investigator

Man arrested for selling cocaine to undercover investigator

Lincoln Police arrested a man after he delivered 24 grams of cocaine to an undercover officer.

Fremont bank robber forced teller outside at gunpoint before escaping with $10,000

Fremont bank robber forced teller outside at gunpoint before escaping with $10,000

A man has been arrested for robbing First State Bank & Trust in Fremont Thursday, Nov. 21, according to police.

Signs seek to slow traffic at Papillion intersection

Signs seek to slow traffic at Papillion intersection

The city of Papillion is using signs to try to slow traffic at a downtown intersection where a 10-year-old girl was fatally hit by a car earlier this year.

Nebraska's Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives

Nebraska's Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives

The Christmas tree is at the Capitol!

Lincoln Animal Control rescues cat, head was stuck in jar

Lincoln Animal Control rescues cat, head was stuck in jar

Lincoln Animal Control rescued a cat that had its head stuck in a jar on Monday.

Columbus City Council approves purchases for new police, fire stations

Columbus City Council approves purchases for new police, fire stations

The Columbus City Council added one more piece to the puzzle of building new police and fire stations.

Investigators Identify Millard Body, Treating as Homicide

Investigators Identify Millard Body, Treating as Homicide

Omaha Police have released more information on what they are now calling a homicide investigation in a Millard neighborhood.

Police release image of man trying to break into vehicles

Police release image of man trying to break into vehicles

Lincoln Police have released a surveillance image of a man trying to break into vehicles in southeast Lincoln.

Columbus man accused of sexually assaulting family friend

Columbus man accused of sexually assaulting family friend

Police say the alleged abuse happened in early 2018.

Police investigate suspicious death in Millard neighborhood

Police investigate suspicious death in Millard neighborhood

Omaha Police are investigating a suspicious death in west Omaha.

Property owners want emergency hearing to block new landlord registry ordinance

Property owners want emergency hearing to block new landlord registry ordinance

Lawyers for the Metropolitan Omaha Property Owner's Association wants a judge to order a temporary injunction against the city's new landlord registry ordinance. It takes effect Jan. 1.

SCSO advising public of wanted man

SCSO advising public of wanted man

The Seward County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man with a warrant who fled from them Sunday night.

Disturbance leads to drugs and weapons arrest

Disturbance leads to drugs and weapons arrest

A Neligh woman with two arrest warrants faces additional charges after a disturbance over the weekend.

Man pleads no contest in case around UNL band member's crash death

Man pleads no contest in case around UNL band member's crash death

A man facing charges of motor vehicle homicide in connection to a crash that killed a UNL band member pled no contest to the charges on Monday.

Bluesman Michael Charles talks playing Columbus again, sharing positive message

Bluesman Michael Charles talks playing Columbus again, sharing positive message

Blues artist Michael Charles has returned to play not one, but two free shows Friday and Saturday.

Chamber encourages folks to buy locally on Small Business Saturday

Chamber encourages folks to buy locally on Small Business Saturday

The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce wants you to do your holiday shopping at local stores.

Lawsuit filed over hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries

Lawsuit filed over hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries

An Omaha woman who contracted hepatitis A after eating blackberries she bought at a Fresh Thyme grocery store has sued the company.

Columbus man to be honored as hero at Husker football game

Columbus man to be honored as hero at Husker football game

The American Red Cross and Hy-Vee will recognize James Wilke as Nebraska's 2019 "citizen hero."

Man chases suspects trying to break into his car, gets assaulted

Man chases suspects trying to break into his car, gets assaulted

Lincoln Police have arrested a man for assault after the victim showed up to a police station with a cut on his neck.

Henry Doorly Zoo announces birth of Eastern Mountain Bongo Calf

Henry Doorly Zoo announces birth of Eastern Mountain Bongo Calf

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has announced the birth of an Eastern mountain bongo calf.

2 inmates get more time for assault on prison captain

2 inmates get more time for assault on prison captain

Two inmates who assaulted a prison captain at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln have been given more time behind bars.

NDOT Announces Preliminary Work on Lincoln South Beltway

NDOT Announces Preliminary Work on Lincoln South Beltway

Preliminary work on the Lincoln South Beltway project will begin soon, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Lincoln man wants to withdraw plea made on manslaughter charge

Lincoln man wants to withdraw plea made on manslaughter charge

A man accused of fatally shooting a Lincoln resident wants to take back pleas he entered.

Columbus Community Center closed because of weather

Columbus Community Center closed because of weather

In a news release Wednesday, the city said the Columbus Community Center is closed.

Columbus says crews making progress cleaning up snow

Columbus says crews making progress cleaning up snow

The city of Columbus says they're faring well cleaning up after the storm.

Car flips over as wintry weather makes roads slippery

Car flips over as wintry weather makes roads slippery

Thanksgiving travel got off to a slippery start in Nebraska.

Eastern Nebraska highways marked as completely covered with snow

Eastern Nebraska highways marked as completely covered with snow

Transportation officials are discouraging travel on eastern Nebraska highways.

Residents prepare as storm bears down on Columbus

Residents prepare as storm bears down on Columbus

Snowfall is supposed to continue overnight into Wednesday, with forecasters predicting six inches or more for Columbus.

Man arrested for murder in case of Council Bluffs body found wrapped in sheet

Man arrested for murder in case of Council Bluffs body found wrapped in sheet

Council Bluffs Police have arrested a man for first-degree murder in connection with a body found wrapped in a sheet.

NDCS community corrections inmate returned to custody

NDCS community corrections inmate returned to custody

A community corrections inmate has been returned to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.

Child abuse charge against city councilman dropped

Child abuse charge against city councilman dropped

Authorities have dropped a child abuse charge that was leveled against a city councilman in the Omaha suburb of Papillion.

UPDATE: Columbus announces closures due to weather

UPDATE: Columbus announces closures due to weather

The city issued a press release about closures.

Sheriff's Office identifies 87-year-old man killed in crash

Sheriff's Office identifies 87-year-old man killed in crash

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office has identified a Seward man as the victim of a fatal accident in a crash at Highway 34 and Northwest 48th Street on Monday afternoon.

Columbus crews ready for looming storm

Columbus crews ready for looming storm

Columbus Public Works said its crews are already working on keeping the roads clear while the winter storm looms.

Natural gas service restored to Winside just before storm hits

Natural gas service restored to Winside just before storm hits

Natural Gas customers in the Winside area are enjoying warm homes and hot showers after a service outage threatened to leave them in the cold during today's winter storm.

Columbus officials declare snow emergency

Columbus officials declare snow emergency

Forecasted snowfall is expected to reach 6 to 9 inches, with northeast winds 20-25 mph and up to 40 mph wind gusts.

Bluesman Michael Charles returning to Columbus to play free shows

Bluesman Michael Charles returning to Columbus to play free shows

A Grammy-elected blues musician is coming to Columbus to play a couple shows.