The former police chief of Oakland, Nebraska, has been charged in federal court with misappropriating public funds after a state audit found he’d spent nearly $15,000 in city funds on personal items.
Some doctors fear abortion ban 'chilling effect' will harm patient care
A six-week abortion ban that may become Nebraska law worries the state’s pre-eminent doctors’ organization, which fears doctors could risk felony charges if they violate it – even though criminal charges aren’t explicitly in the bill.
Fortenberry attorneys accuse trial judge of mistakenly allowing prosecution
Attorneys for former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry repeated arguments Monday that he was improperly tried in California for making false statements to federal agents and that his statements shouldn’t have prompted criminal charges.
Lawmaker pauses filibuster on agreement to debate trans bill
A lawmaker who has been holding up the work of the Nebraska Legislature for weeks to protest a bill that would ban gender-affirming therapies for minors has paused her persistent filibuster in a deal that will see lawmakers debate the bill next week.
Weather update: wind, fog accompany snow in northeast Nebraska
Heavy winds and dense fog add to ongoing snowfall in northeast Nebraska to create variable driving conditions. This update shows conditions late Thursday morning from Highway 81 just north of Norfolk. Snow is expected to continue in northeast Nebraska unt
After Cyclone Freddy, flood risk lingers for African city with Nebraska ties
After four days of destructive wind and rain, local communities and relief workers are now dealing with the aftermath of Cyclone Freddy, which has killed more than 250 people in Africa, including a town with deep Nebraska ties.