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Westside journalism students cry censorship over administration's effort to review content

Omaha World-Herald 02 Mar 2021
Westside Community Schools Superintendent Mike Lucas said that last summer, he initiated the review of stories about defunding the police, the presidential election and COVID-19 to avoid stoking controversy during a pandemic, when race relations were strained and the country was heading into a highly contentious election season ... Omaha's low Dr.
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Two people critically wounded in separate shootings in Omaha

Omaha World-Herald 02 Mar 2021
Two people were critically wounded in separate shootings Monday in Omaha ... Omaha native Brandon Straka, who authorities say is pictured here, was one of the people arrested after the Jan ... Read about some of the biggest crime stories in Nebraska in 2021 ... Omaha native Brandon Straka, ...
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OBITUARY: Carrie Sue Gehrlein Pointek, 62, of Cocoa Beach, Florida Passes Away February 18

Space Coast Daily 02 Mar 2021
an adventurous spirit and a heart full of love ... Carrie was a beautiful woman. Intelligent, charitable, and creative ... Carrie was a beautiful woman ... In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to The Wounded Warriors Family Support organization at http.//www.wwfs.org or 11218 John Galt Blvd., Suite 103, Omaha, NE 68137. Related Story. ... .
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Flood warning for ice jam still in effect

Fremont Tribune 02 Mar 2021
Tammy Real-McKeighan ... An ice jam has been reported west of the U.S ... Water levels on the roads have risen ... Tammy's memorable stories from January. The National Weather Service at Omaha/Valley also stated that ice break up is in progress on the Platte and Elkhorn rivers with reports of open channels in the lower reaches of the rivers ... .
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Hot Husker hoops routs Rutgers in final home game

Omaha World-Herald 02 Mar 2021
LINCOLNSplash, splash, splash, splash. Assists, layups, steals and smiles all over the Husker bench. When the Nebraska basketball team hit on all cylinders Monday night, it blitzed a Rutgers team bound for the NCAA tournament. The result ... » Get the full story later today on Omaha.com or in tomorrow's edition of The World-Herald ... Sam McKewon. .
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Nebraska reliever Colby Gomes won't pitch this season due to injury

Omaha World-Herald 02 Mar 2021
Evan Bland. Nebraska’s most accomplished reliever and one of its biggest arms overall won’t pitch this spring. Junior Colby Gomes will miss the season because of injury, NU coach Will Bolt confirmed Tuesday ... Tweeted Gomes in February ... Baseball ... Evan Bland ... » Get the full story later today on Omaha.com or in tomorrow's edition of The World-Herald ... .
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1920s houses are works of art and a piece of Omaha history, Realtor says

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
When you buy a 1920s home, Realtor Jeff Rensch says, you’re taking ownership of a piece of Omaha history ... Omaha was a vibrant community in the 1920s ... In Omaha's 'crazy' market, no inspection and big down payment are keys to buying a house ... Benson, Dundee, Florence and South Omaha were all added to the city within a few years of each other.
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One dead, two others injured as result of disturbance in downtown Omaha early Sunday

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
A 21-year-old man died after being hit by a vehicle and two other men were injured by gunfire early Sunday during a disturbance in Omaha's Capitol District. Suaquel Hogan of Omaha was struck by a vehicle near 10th Street and Capitol Avenue about 1.40 a.m ... Read about some of the biggest crime stories in Nebraska in 2021.
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Historic Omaha architecture: 5 masterpieces of the 1920s

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
The 20th century brought a number of classic beauties to Omaha ... Omaha’s Architectural Landmarks” by Kristine Gerber and Jeffrey S ... Constructed for $453,000 as a 12-story office tower, The Redick is the first example in Omaha of a combination office structure and automobile parking facility ... Our best Omaha staff photos of February 2021 ... Omaha's low Dr.
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Lincoln Southwest wins boys state swimming title, ending Creighton Prep's 14-year streak

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
LINCOLNLincoln Southwest ended Omaha Creighton Prep’s state-record run of 14 consecutive boys swimming and diving team championships Saturday by edging the Junior Jays 391-385.5 at the 85th state meet ... » Get the full story later tonight on Omaha.com ... Omaha Marian wins program's 15th title at Nebraska state swimming ... 4, Omaha North, 1.39.46.
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UNO basketball completes weekend sweep of Denver

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
DENVER — The UNO men completed a weekend sweep of Denver as the Mavs edged the Pioneers 80-76 Saturday night. UNO took the lead for good at 72-70 on Kyle Luedtke's 3-pointer with 1.48 left ... » Get the full story later tonight on Omaha.com ... Matt Pile. 6-8, 240 . Senior ... Omaha (Burke) ... Omaha (Westside) ... Omaha (Creighton Prep) ... Omaha (Millard North) ... .
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Woman convicted in 1998 Bellevue slaying dies in prison at 40

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
Gillpatrick was sentenced to 55 to 90 years in the 2009 slaying of Robby Robinson, a former Omaha firefighter ... Omaha native Brandon Straka, who authorities say is pictured here, was one of the people arrested after the Jan ... Read about some of the biggest crime stories in Nebraska in 2021.
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No. 13 Creighton's rally can't overcome locked-in Xavier

Omaha World-Herald 28 Feb 2021
Jon Nyatawa ... No. 13 Creighton (17-6, 13-5) did rally late. The Jays used a 9-0 run to pull within 67-63 at the 3.46 mark ... They got it ... » Get the full story later tonight on Omaha.com ... Junior ... Omaha ... Omaha. He joins the Creighton program as a walk-on after helping Omaha Skutt win Class B state titles in football and basketball during his senior year ... .
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