Natalie Saenz, Omaha World-Herald

Natalie Saenz

Omaha World-Herald

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Past articles by Natalie:

Iowa coronavirus death toll passes 500 as state confirms virus outbreak at meatpacking plant

More than 500 workers at a Storm Lake meat processing plant have tested positive. → Read More

'I'm scared to return': Nebraska meatpacking workers and their families speak out

Inside crowded plants where hundreds, sometimes thousands, work, the highly contagious virus threatens to sicken workers. Meanwhile, production slows as plants temporarily shut down or scramble to keep pumping out → Read More

Bellevue sixth graders give their all in world robotics competition despite event being moved online

The Gilder Elementary School sixth graders became good friends in an after-school program that led to state awards, but the coronavirus outbreak canceled their trip to the finals. → Read More

Internet scams proliferate as people who are stuck at home spend more time online

People are spending more time on the Internet because they’re stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic. This has allowed online scams to target more people, the Better Business Bureau → Read More

Rain expected to move into Omaha area overnight likely to change to snow Sunday afternoon

The Omaha metro area should expect about an inch of snow, with winds of 30-40 mph. → Read More

Fremont County officials investigating Friday afternoon plane crash

Fremont County officials are investigating an occupied plane crash that occurred Friday afternoon. → Read More

Omaha Police searching for suspect after Friday night shooting

Officers are searching for a suspect in connection with a Friday night shooting near Fontenelle Park. → Read More

Nebraska inmates are making hand sanitizer and masks. 'I can give back to others'

Approximately 2,500 gallons of hand sanitizer have been produced by inmates, according to state prison officials. → Read More

Little Bohemia's Tiny House bar gets a big boost from makeshift drive-thru

When the governor acted, it didn’t take long for Tiny House to make a big move. → Read More

After cancellation of College World Series, businesses near ballpark try to stay in the game

Some owners of restaurants, bars and retailers near the TD Ameritrade Park said the CWS accounts for about half of their annual sales. → Read More

15-year-old dies in head-on collision near Plymouth

The two-vehicle crash occurred on Highway 4 about five miles west of Plymouth. → Read More

Shooting near 30th and Ames leaves 4 people injured

Police arrested a 22-year-old man who was running from the scene. He was one of the four people who had been shot. → Read More

Second NDCS employee arrested for unauthorized communication with prisoner

Lincoln — Nebraska Department of Correctional Services will terminate an employee after arrest for unauthorized communication with a prisoner. → Read More

Nebraska party bus companies say law targeting unauthorized buses may hurt them, too

State Sen. Megan Hunt said the bill was introduced in reaction to the proliferation of “pirate party buses,” which are personal vehicles that people transform into party buses without a → Read More

40 floors later, Trek Up the Tower competitors catch their breath

Unless, of course, they were running in the verticle mile race, which requires running up the tower 10⅓ times. → Read More

Lincoln man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in October 2019 death

A 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter Sunday in connection with the October death of a Lincoln man. → Read More

Color of Hope fundraiser at Papillion-La Vista High shows support for people with cancer

For one night of the year, Papillion-La Vista High School's gym fills with colors that show support for families and friends coping with cancer. → Read More

22-year-old male dies after being found in medical distress at Douglas County Jail

A 22-year-old man died in his cell Saturday morning at Douglas County Department of Corrections. → Read More

24-year-old arrested in connection with fatal stabbing

A man died after suffering a stab wound on Friday evening. → Read More

One person dead after recreational vehicle fire; Omaha police investigating cause

Police are investigating a fire that left a person dead early Saturday morning. → Read More