The Nebraska State Patrol says three people died in a crash on Interstate 80. The patrol says the crash Friday afternoon near the Gibbon exit involved five passenger vehicles and three semi-tractor trailers. Several other...
A petition drive for a measure that seeks to lower Nebraska property taxes by sharply cutting state revenue is gaining steam and donations despite concerns from some groups that it would force lawmakers to raise other...
Biocontainment unit topic of next Omaha Science Café
The biocontainment unit that was used to treat several people with the Ebola virus in 2014 will be the focus of the next Omaha Science Cafe.
Lancaster County officials seize nearly $2M in illegal drugs
Officials in southeastern Nebraska say deputies seized thousands of marijuana vape pens and other drugs valued at nearly $2 million that were found in a parked pickup truck.
2 Omaha men sentenced to prison in separate child porn cases
Federal prosecutors for Nebraska have announced prison terms for two Omaha men convicted in separate child pornography cases.
Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants
An effort to more tightly regulate the use of jailhouse informants is gaining momentum across the country in the wake of exonerations of people wrongly convicted of crimes.
Workshops set for prospective youth fishing instructors
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is holding workshops to prepare and certify youth fishing instructors in Lincoln and North Platte this fall.
Appeals court reinstates lawsuit against Fox News over story
A federal appeals court in New York has revived a lawsuit alleging Fox News exploited the killing of a Democratic National Committee employee.
Nebraska ballot drive seeks to cap payday loan rates
Advocates for low-income families and children have announced a petition drive for a Nebraska ballot measure to cap the interest payday lenders can charge at 36% annually.
Nebraska tax collections above projections in August
Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected in August.
Nebraska high court upholds murder conviction of Omaha man
The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of an Omaha man sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of another man.
2 charged in Fairbury slaying plead not guilty
Two people charged in the slaying of a man at a park near Fairbury in southeast Nebraska have entered pleas.
Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney bus service being studied
The state is studying the possibility of a bus service linking Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney in south-central Nebraska.
Colorado man imprisoned in Nebraska child sex case
A Colorado resident has been imprisoned for sexually assaulting one of his art students in western Nebraska.
Man gets 30 months in prison for crash death of passenger
A Norfolk man has been given 30 months in prison for the crash death of a passenger in his vehicle.
Nebraska inmate being treated for illness dies in prison
Nebraska prison officials say a 55-year-old inmate serving life for murder has died in a Lincoln prison while being treated for a medical condition.
I-80 traffic stops yield more than 200 lbs of marijuana
The Nebraska State Patrol says two traffic stops on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska turned up more than 200 pounds of marijuana and other drugs.
1 rescued from creek in north-central Nebraska flooding
Heavy rains in north-central Nebraska this week washed out some roads and bridges and led to at least one water rescue north of Ainsworth.
Police ID 2 bodies found in Grand Island motel
Police in Grand Island has identified two people whose bodies were found in a room at a local motel.
Canadian company cancels plans to expand in western Nebraska
A Canadian company has cancelled its plans to buy Cabela's former distribution center and create 300 jobs western Nebraska.
Patrol says sleeping man in car woke up, attacked trooper
Authorities say a man sleeping in a pickup truck attacked a Nebraska state trooper who awakened him.
Nebraska homeowners to get $104.15 credit per $100K in value
Nebraska homeowners and farmers will get a slightly bigger tax credit this year to reduce what they would otherwise have to pay on their property tax bills.
Companies making it tougher for Omaha kids to rent scooters
Two companies are making it harder for kids to rent their electric scooters in Omaha.
Judge facing ethics inquiry retires from Douglas County post
A judge facing a judicial ethics inquiry has retired from her juvenile court position in Douglas County.
South Dakota man dies in Nebraska bridge crash
Authorities say a South Dakota man died after his vehicle struck a guardrail on the south side of a bridge connecting South Dakota and Nebraska.
Proposal to restore open-air theater wins council blessing
Kearney leaders are backing a proposal to restore an open-air theater in the city's Harmon Park.
November sentencing set in Stanton County crash death
A Stanton man is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 12 for the crash death of another driver.
Search during Nebraska prison lockdown yields weapons, drugs
A lockdown and search at Nebraska's largest prison has unearthed a variety of drugs, homemade weapons and other contraband.
Omaha woman sentenced to prison for crash that killed man
A 24-year-old Omaha woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for causing an April crash that killed a man has been sentenced to 4-to-6 years in prison.
Nebraska county OKs sales tax to pay wrongfully convicted
A Nebraska county that owes more than $30 million to six people wrongfully convicted of murder has approved a new half-cent sales tax to help pay the legal judgment.
Father, son died in plane crash in southern South Dakota
A father and his teenage son who farmed near the border of South Dakota and Nebraska have died in a single-engine plane crash.
Trump offers 'total' endorsement of Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse
President Donald Trump has offered a full-throated endorsement of Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse despite Sasse's previous criticism of the president.