- Nebraska Innovation Campus to open, but challenges remain Updated: Oct-08-15 8:08 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The University of Nebraska's new research park will open to the public Friday, with promises that it will foster new partnerships between businesses and university researchers.
- Lawmakers seek fixes for EMS shortages in rural Nebraska Updated: Oct-02-15 5:50 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers are looking for ways to bolster the state's rural emergency medical services, which providers said Friday rely heavily on volunteers despite difficult and time-consuming training requirements.
- Court denies requests of 2 in miscalculated sentence cases Updated: Oct-02-15 2:27 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday denied the legal requests of two men ordered back to prison last year after being wrongly released because state officials had routinely miscalculated sentences.
- Nebraska AG opposes new request in same-sex marriage case Updated: Sep-29-15 5:12 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska attorney general's office is objecting to a new effort by a civil liberties group to have both same-sex spouses listed as parents on their children's birth certificates.
- Judge allows farmers' Republican River lawsuit to proceed Updated: Sep-29-15 3:06 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A group of Nebraska farmers who say their crops suffered because the state improperly deprived them of irrigation water from the Republican River can proceed with their lawsuit.
- Today in Nebraska-October Updated: Sep-28-15 12:16 pm
- Nebraska lawmakers looking at options for Medicaid expansion Updated: Sep-27-15 9:57 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A new coalition of Nebraska lawmakers is considering options for expanding Medicaid coverage that could be approved by the Legislature, which has rejected similar measures three times in as many years.
- Nebraska senators brainstorming ideas to ease property taxes Updated: Sep-23-15 8:02 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A special legislative committee is brainstorming ways to reduce property taxes in Nebraska, but the ideas are still broad and some senators voiced skepticism Wednesday that major changes are possible.
- Newly-appointed Nebraska Supreme Court justice subpoenaed Updated: Sep-22-15 1:45 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A newly appointed Nebraska Supreme Court justice has been subpoenaed by an attorney seeking to have a felony case against his client dismissed, arguing that the judge's delay in ruling on a motion in the case violated his client's right to a speedy trial.
- Nebraska senator talks about state's death penalty repeal Updated: Sep-22-15 12:07 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Republican legislator from Nebraska says North Carolina GOP lawmakers should consider abolishing the death penalty because the process is financially inefficient, subject to errors and does not give closure to victims' families.
- New cable barriers on Iowa highways help reduce fatalities Updated: Sep-21-15 3:29 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An effort to build cable barriers on Iowa's Interstates has helped reduce the number of cross-median fatal crashes.
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Sep-21-15 10:01 am
Omaha World-Herald. Sept. 18, 2015
- Fired worker gets new trial in lawsuit against Lincoln firm Updated: Sep-18-15 4:03 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A man who sued over what he says was his wrongful firing after his company refused to accommodate disabilities he suffered on the job should get a new trial, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Friday.
- 2-state chase ends in Nebraska with arrest of Wyoming man Updated: Sep-17-15 12:38 pm
GERING, Nebraska - Authorities say a vehicle pursuit that began in Wyoming ended in western Nebraska with a fugitive's apprehension.
- Nebraska patrol investigating hazing complaints Updated: Sep-17-15 10:23 am
CAMBRIDGE, Nebraska - The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating accusations of hazing by Cambridge Public Schools students at a summer wrestling camp in Hastings.
- Car driver dies after southern Nebraska collision with semi Updated: Sep-14-15 7:21 am
OXFORD, Nebraska - A 50-year-old Alma woman has been killed in a collision at a rural intersection in south-central Nebraska's Harlan County.
- Northeast Nebraska farmers win appeal in grain elevator case Updated: Sep-11-15 1:39 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court has reversed the state Public Service Commission's ruling in the case of two farm operations whose claims were denied when a Pierce grain elevator was shut down last year.
- Nebraska lawmakers hear options for more affordable college Updated: Sep-10-15 5:18 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers on Thursday began looking at ways to make college more affordable in response to the rising cost of tuition, fees, textbooks, and room and board.
- Ex-state lawmaker announces candidacy for 2nd District race Updated: Sep-10-15 4:14 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Focusing on a promise to tackle the burgeoning national debt, former state Sen. Chip Maxwell announced Thursday he will make a Republican bid for Nebraska's Omaha-centric 2nd District congressional seat in 2016.