No success in search for Missouri River jumper


October 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Authorities spent hours searching a stretch of the Missouri River after reports of a man jumping from a pedestrian bridge linking Nebraska and Iowa. Omaha police say witnesses saw the man jump just before 8:30 p.m. Friday. Authorities from the Omaha area and Council Bluffs, Iowa, spent more than two hours searching for the man without success. Police say the man had contacted a family member and may have been suicidal.