OMAHA, Neb. -- Omaha Police said Saturday that officers were paying special attention to local synagogues in light of the hostage situation that unfolded throughout much of Saturday at a Texas synagogue. 

OPD did not indicate any elevated threat, but said it was taking steps to monitor those areas as a precaution. 

Hostages who had been held for hours inside a Texas synagogue were rescued Saturday night, according to Gov. Greg Abbott, bringing an end to a standoff that had lasted nearly 12 hours.