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Isabella Basco


Omaha, NE, United States

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Past articles by Isabella:

Austin Energy expects to restore power next Sunday

Hundreds of workers from Austin Energy and other utility companies are working around-the-clock to restore power to thousands. → Read More

Former instructors and friends speak out about Aldrick Scott who's wanted in connection to missing Omaha woman

Investigators are still searching for 43-year-old Cari Allen who's been missing since Nov. 19. Douglas County has an arrest warrant out for suspect Aldrick Scott. → Read More

Family of Omaha homicide victim speaks out: 'We have to stand up for Karly Rain'

A shooting at 33rd and Ames early Sunday morning left seven injured and one dead. The woman who lost her life is 20-year-old Karly Wood. → Read More

Minne Lusa neighborhood shaken up after Halloween shooting, will discuss safety for future

A site of a night of trick or treating is now an investigation site. Police say a suspect drove on a blocked road, leading an officer to fire. → Read More

Council Bluffs mechanics say fewer people buying new cars means bigger workload

The car market is seeing all kinds of changes: higher prices for new cars and used ones with some people just keeping their car longer. It's steering more work to mechanics. → Read More

After Glenwood boy dies from rare blood disorder community holds blood drive

Blood donations matter, it's a plea shared by a Glenwood mom. Her son Abe battled a rare blood disorder before passing away last spring. → Read More

Nebraska railroad workers prepare for Friday strike causing supply chain worries: 'Might just finally break'

Tens of thousands of freight railroad workers could go on strike Friday. This has the possibility of worsening the ongoing supply chain crisis. → Read More

Latest surge in gas prices frustrates, concerns those in fuel-dependent jobs around the Omaha metro

From the average driver all the way through to business owners who depend on gas to keep their machines moving, everyone is feeling the pinch of price increases on fuel. → Read More

Omaha hospitality industry as season ramps up: 'We're definitely not enough staff for what's coming'

Local restaurants say they don't have enough workers for the summer travel season. → Read More

Iowa lawmakers approve bill requiring most gas stations to sell E15 fuel by 2026

Iowa lawmakers passed a bill requiring most gas stations to sell E15 — a gasoline with 15 percent ethanol —starting in 2026. Motorists seem to be on board if it makes fuel costs go down. → Read More

Iowa farmers fear fertilizer shortage: 'It's simply not available'

Planting season is just around the corner for farmers, but there's already a lot of stress sprouting up. With Russia as a top fertilizer exporter and Ukraine as a top grain exporter, prices have shot to record highs in the past month and access is limited. → Read More

Trucking industry faces driver shortage, supply chain problems and more licensing enforcement

As supply chain disruptions continue to be problems for businesses and consumers the American Trucking Associations (ATA) reports there is a driver shortage of 80,000 drivers. → Read More

Divine Designs Wedding Expo draws more than 100 brides

More than 100 brides showed up at the Divine Designs Wedding Expo on Sunday. → Read More

Open Door Mission celebrates 14 graduates of "New Life Program"

14 men and women made the commitment at Open Door Mission to become stronger and more self-sufficient. → Read More

Iowa band directors march in 2022 Tournament of Roses parade with other music educators

Three educators from Iowa will march in the parade's first "Marching Band of Band Directors" → Read More

Omaha's experts raise concerns about omicron variant's transmissibility

There are 17 confirmed cases of omicron so far in Douglas County. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Boys Town foster parents have spent the last 23 years fostering hundreds of kids

Boys Town foster parents, Kevin and Constance Reid have spent the last 23 years fostering more than 200 boys. → Read More

What you need to know about the Omicron variant

Medical experts show new video diagrams of COVID-19 and its effects on the human body → Read More

Non-profit gives back to single mothers in need

The season of gift-giving and merriment was practiced all weekend at the Abide Campus. → Read More

Bus tour in North Omaha lays out a plan and future

Learning about the history of North Omaha while welcoming its future. → Read More