Interactive and data-driven projects from the Omaha World-Herald


White Christmas in Omaha?

Everyone wants snow for the holidays. But how often has there been at least 1" on the ground for Christmas Day? (Answer: About a third of the time.)

Husker Football History

Every game in Nebraska football history. See how NU stacks up all-time against every team, in every bowl game, in conference play, season openers and more.

Quick Hits

Shareable bits of awesome from The World-Herald Sports department

Douglas County restaurant inspections

Browse a map of Douglas County restaurant inspections, updated November 2016. The map includes the county's rating and date of review for more than 2,500 local restaurants.

Interactive documents

Read and comment on an ongoing collection of documents in the news. Some documents contain annotations to explain complex language or add context.

Nebraska 100

A panel of sports experts selected the 100 greatest athletes in Nebraska history.

Omaha homicide map

Map showing locations of recent homicides in Omaha, details about the crime and information about each victim.

Doug McDermott awards and scoring chart

A look at the points scored, awards earned, lists climbed and games played during Doug McDermott's Creighton career.

Nebraska public schools

Preliminary Nebraska state assessment scores and Accountability for a Quality Education System, Today and Tomorrow ratings for each of the state's 1,130 public schools and 245 districts.

Nebraska public employee salaries

Search 151,000 payroll records from 28 public agencies in Nebraska.

Nebraska football recruits

Check out Husker football rosters all the way back to 1984.

Remembering the Fallen - Nebraska and Iowa's War Dead

We're honoring troops killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars with this tribute that includes biographical information, photos and archived stories.

Nebraska holes in one and course records

This database shows holes in one and course records officially reported by golf courses to The Omaha World-Herald. Recent holes in one are added as we get them, and we're combing the archives to add aces from the past.

U.S. refugee resettlement

Nearly 800,000 refugees have been resettled in the United States since 2002. Explore their countries of origin and see state-by-state data from the U.S Department of State Refugee Processing Center.

Pie Day!

Every January, the Omaha World-Herald newsroom celebrates Pie Day. (Just what it sounds like.)

Nebraska inmates released early

The Nebraska Department of Corrections miscalculated release dates for hundreds of inmates since 1995, resulting in prisoners being set free ahead of schedule.

Fort Calhoun Management Invoices

A running total of payments from the Omaha Public Power District to Exelon Corp. to manage the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station.

Election results, 2014

Results from Nebraska's 2014 general election.

2016 Holiday Lights

Find the best holiday light attractions in the area.

Medicare payments to Nebraska doctors

Twenty-five Nebraska physicians received at least $1 million in Medicare payments in 2012, and a Hastings eye specialist took in nine times that amount, according to federal data. Find out how much your provider got paid.

Military surplus equipment database

Thousands of law enforcement agencies across the country receive surplus military equipment under the Pentagon's 1033 program. That includes 179 agencies in Nebraska and Iowa, which collectively hold 1,890 surplus items — including assault rifles, night vision sets and armored trucks.

2017 Omaha City Council redistricting plan

Exploring the proposed boundary changes aimed at standardizing the size of Omaha's City Council districts.

College World Series: Through the years

Our growing home for historical information about past NCAA baseball championships, which have been played in Omaha since 1950. Read about every year, every team and every game played in the CWS.

Big Ten football recruits

Our database of Big Ten football recruits from 2002 to 2011. Sort and filter the map to show players from a specific team, recruiting class, state or hometown to see which areas and schools are hotbeds for football talent and which teams have recruited specific areas to their advantage.

Officer down

More than 200 first-responder agencies represented at OPD Officer Kerrie Orozco's funeral.

Doug McDermott shot chart, 2011-2012

The World-Herald broke down and charted all 480 of Doug McDermott’s shots in the 2011-2012 season. Where did he score? How often did he use the backboard? Now you can find out.

Big stories

Longreads, investigations and exclusive reporting from the Omaha World-Herald.

Pilger tornado damage map

Aerial and before-after photos of damage in Pilger, Nebraska, after a deadly tornado hit the town in June 2014.

Live Omaha-area road cameras

Monitor road conditions around Omaha with live views from cameras around the city

Husker football gameday

Every gameday, the World-Herald picks the team with the upper hand and predicts the final outcome. In 2013, we invited fans to do the same.

Civil War veterans buried in Nebraska

Bios of nearly 1,000 Civil War veterans, compiled by Dean Podoll of La Vista, a National Guard veteran and retired nuclear engineer over the past 15 years.

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