A Native American activist who was instrumental in the crusade against beer sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, and who spoke out against the in-custody death of a Native American man in Omaha has died.
A Gothenburg, Nebraska, police officer and her husband died this weekend in an apparent murder-suicide, according to Dawson County Attorney Elizabeth Waterman.
A Gretna dad and his two children went to an Omaha hospital Saturday after they ate brownies that were suspected of containing marijuana.
Amid a chilly dampness that has become all too familiar in these parts, Vice President Mike Pence delivered a message: America is here for Nebraska.
A family in northwest Nebraska built a Ford Mustang out of snow so lifelike that a state trooper gave it a ticket.
A series of emails obtained and published online Monday appears to show Joe Ricketts, founder of TD Ameritrade, sharing and endorsing racist jokes and conspiracy theories, according to the Chicago Tribune.
GRAND ISLAND — A 39-year-old Grand Island man was arrested Monday for allegedly photographing his girlfriend’s 14-year-old daughter in a state of undress without the girl’s consent.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is poised to allow year-round sales of higher-ethanol blends, and Midwestern biofuel producers are ready to celebrate.
WILBER, Neb. — Aubrey Trail pleaded not guilty Friday morning in connection with the slaying of Lincoln store clerk Sydney Loofe.
Omaha is one of those communities that get mythologized as “the real America,” the heartland that sits smack-dab in the middle of the country.
Real estate experts and civic leaders raved Tuesday over the $290 million, largely privately funded plan they say should draw more people to the Omaha riverfront and eventually more commerce to the city’s core.
LINCOLN — Sydney Loofe was strangled to death with an extension cord and her body was dismembered by Aubrey Trail and Bailey Boswell, authorities allege in court documents unsealed Tuesday.
Twenty years ago, two Omaha friends stumbled across the Holy Grail of movie advertising: 60,000 metal plates used to make movie ads for newspapers across the country and throughout the 20th century.
When the Wall Street Journal reported that Nebraska's housing shortage was making it nigh on impossible for needed workers to move there, the logical reaction was: Why don't they just plop down a few manufactured or modular homes and live there until the construction sector catches up?
Authorities have recovered a child involved in an Amber Alert case and arrested a 46-year-old Colorado woman after a pursuit that ended southwest of Lincoln.
Police in Columbus, Nebraska, have identified the officer and the man who were shot in an exchange of gunfire Thursday night.
A 22-year-old man died after he was shot late Thursday at a convenience store at North 102nd Street and West Maple Road, police said Friday.
The University of Nebraska system has won its biggest research grant in history, a $92 million, five-year contract with the military.
Federal and state law enforcement officials are aggressively prosecuting crimes involving fentanyl, utilizing statutes that were once rarely used, treating overdose deaths as homicides, seizing enormous quantities of the drug and charging foreign nationals with wide-ranging conspiracies.
LINCOLN — Nebraska officials on Tuesday celebrated some early successes of efforts to strengthen services and support for troubled children and their families.
LINCOLN — Nebraska has joined Iowa in a federal lawsuit seeking to block the Ponca Tribe from opening a casino in Carter Lake.
Dee Summers remembers her daughter’s first dance recital at age 3, when she was so shy didn’t even want to walk onto the stage.
LINCOLN — Planned Parenthood has announced that it will expand its presence in Nebraska, even as it makes plans to serve nearly 8,000 patients without federal family planning funds.
Kate first got a nursing job at Methodist Hospital, working in orthopedics. Three months later Erica did, too, in urology, gynecology and oncology. Molly signed on a year later.
LINCOLN — Capt. Mike Gaudreault, a figure in an internal scandal at the Nebraska State Patrol, has left the agency.
Warren Buffett chaired Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting over the weekend, and 40,000-plus faithful shareholders gathered in Omaha, Nebraska, to hear the Oracle's pronouncements.
Jaimi Riley noticed brake lights ahead and then grew fearful as thick dust enveloped her family's car Sunday.
LINCOLN — A state lawyer asked a judge Wednesday to toss out a lawsuit claiming that prison officials violated the law when they established a new lethal injection protocol last year.
Omaha mayoral challenger Taylor Royal tried to outflank State Sen. John Murante on gun rights in the race for Nebraska state treasurer.
LINCOLN — Two of the three candidates for the District 32 seat in the Nebraska Legislature have paid their property tax bills late in recent years.
LINCOLN — The Nebraska Legislature will order the state prisons director to answer questions about the new lethal injection protocol at a public hearing set to take place in two weeks.
WATERLOO - Law enforcement officers appear to be justified in their shooting of a 17-year-old youth early Sunday near Waterloo, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Sunday night.
LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks and other outdoor recreation facilities and amenities promoting outdoor recreation.
LINCOLN – At a news conference this morning, Governor Pete Ricketts announced he had relieved Nebraska State Patrol Colonel Brad Rice of his duties following a review into how use of force investigations are conducted by NSP.
Air pollution from fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday may affect the youth, elderly and those with heart and respiratory disease, warns the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department in a Friday health advisory.
OMAHA — The only potential choice for individual health insurance in Nebraska still hasn’t decided whether to offer plans next year that meet the Affordable Care Act’s standards.
GRAND ISLAND — It will be a busy summer at Fonner Park as a number of national livestock shows, 4-H events, Hall County Fair and the Nebraska State Fair will provide nearly non-stop action through Labor Day.