Nov 30, 2019 4:14 PM

Man killed in Omaha shooting

Posted Nov 30, 2019 4:14 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a fatal shooting.


KETV reports that officers responded to a call of shots fired around 12:30 a.m. Saturday near 24th and Vane streets. The arriving officers saw an SUV driving away from the scene, then found a man inside a building with critical injuries.


The man was taken to University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he died. The victim’s name has not been released.


Police have not released any further details about the shooting.

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4 children killed in Thanksgiving Day crash near NE, KS  border

BELLEVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say four children have been killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash.


Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner said in a tweet that the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. when a vehicle went off the side of a road and into a pond in Republic County, near the state’s border with Nebraska.


Gardner initially tweeted that the children were 8 and younger, but said it now appears two of them may be older. Their names weren’t immediately released.


The patrol says the mother of the children was taken to a hospital, and an adult male in the vehicle is being interviewed. The man wasn’t seriously injured, and his relationship to the family wasn’t immediately known. None of the victims are believed to be from Kansas.


The investigation is ongoing.