- Woman's body pulled from Missouri River near Nebraska City Updated: Nov-24-15 11:06 am
NEBRASKA CITY, Nebraska - Authorities say a woman's body has been pulled from the Missouri River just south of Nebraska City.
- Woman, baby injured when locomotive strikes car at crossing Updated: Nov-24-15 8:12 am
HOLDREGE, Nebraska - A woman and baby were sent to a hospital after a locomotive struck the car they were in at a crossing in south-central Nebraska.
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Nov-23-15 9:01 am
Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 20, 2015
- Driver died in collision near Holdrege, Nebraska patrol says Updated: Nov-23-15 6:58 am
HOLDREGE, Nebraska - Authorities say a Bertrand man has died in a collision with a semitrailer in south-central Nebraska's Phelps County.
- Nebraska inmate sues state prison over sex allegations Updated: Nov-21-15 6:12 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - An inmate serving a life sentence for killing an Omaha woman is suing the state prison at Tecumseh for what he says was his unfair treatment over reports that he had sexual contact with two female prison employees.
- Nebraska patrol enforcement set for Thanksgiving week Updated: Nov-21-15 6:11 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska State Patrol has announced plans for stepped up enforcement to focus on seat belt usage over the Thanksgiving holiday.
- United Methodists, Catholic leaders support Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-20-15 6:47 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The United Methodist Church in Kansas and Nebraska says 35 congregations are willing to sponsor at least one Syrian refugee family, while leaders of the Catholic church in Kansas urged compassion for the refugees and criticized elected officials who are using the issue for political gain.
- 2 Scottsbluff residents killed in Interstate 80 crash Updated: Nov-20-15 12:58 pm
BUSHNELL, Nebraska - Two people are dead following the crash of a sport utility vehicle on Interstate 80 near Bushnell in western Nebraska.
- Lawmakers: Eliminate Nebraska long-term care savings program Updated: Nov-20-15 12:19 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A legislative committee is recommending the elimination of a state program that was supposed to encourage Nebraska residents to save for their long-term care needs.
- Nebraska attorney general says 5 charged in May prison riot Updated: Nov-19-15 6:22 pm
TECUMSEH, Nebraska - Charges have been filed against five inmates in connection with a May riot at the state prison in Tecumseh that left two inmates dead, authorities said Thursday.
- Nebraska Supreme Court justice to retire in January Updated: Nov-19-15 9:24 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Supreme Court Justice Michael McCormack is set to retire after 18 years of service.
- Nebraska court orders evidentiary hearing on inmate's motion Updated: Nov-13-15 5:31 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday reversed a lower court's ruling and ordered an evidentiary hearing for a man seeking to overturn his first-degree murder conviction and life sentence.
- Nebraska Legislature considers study of benefit restrictions Updated: Nov-13-15 5:22 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Legislature is looking into how state-funded benefit programs may be changed to allow recipients to advance in their jobs.
- Court upholds man's murder conviction, life sentence Updated: Nov-13-15 10:56 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld first-degree murder and weapons convictions and the life sentence of a western Nebraska man.
- Quest for freedom by Omaha man serving life in prison denied Updated: Nov-07-15 5:02 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court has denied an Omaha man's quest for freedom, saying he failed to show his lawyer put on such a poor defense that it kept him from getting a fair trial.
- Nebraska high court affirms conviction in baby's death Updated: Nov-06-15 12:54 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction and lengthy sentence of an Omaha woman for the 2013 killing a 4-month-old baby in her care.
- Retired railroad worker to run for Nebraska Legislature Updated: Nov-06-15 10:25 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A retired railroad worker has announced a bid for an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, representing parts of Lincoln and rural Lancaster County.
- Nebraska corrections leader criticized over execution drugs Updated: Nov-05-15 10:47 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's corrections director faced blistering criticism Thursday for spending more than $54,000 on foreign-made lethal injection drugs the state hasn't received because the federal government says their import is illegal.
- Nebraska lawmakers could face 'extremely lean' 2016 session Updated: Oct-30-15 7:58 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska state government could face a financial squeeze in next year's legislative session, forcing lawmakers and Gov. Pete Ricketts to trim from the budget or find money elsewhere.
- Entertainment agency told it should follow open meeting laws Updated: Oct-30-15 11:36 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - In an opinion that's drawing rave reviews from an Omaha legislator, the Nebraska attorney general's office said the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority in Omaha should follow the state's open meeting and open records laws.
- Ricketts to disclose all personal out-of-state travel Updated: Oct-29-15 3:24 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Gov. Pete Ricketts says he will disclose all of his personal out-of-state trips and is working with the Nebraska State Patrol to improve tracking of his security detail's overtime expenses.
- Nebraska regulators inspect Planned Parenthood clinics Updated: Oct-27-15 7:00 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska regulators have quietly inspected Planned Parenthood of the Heartland's Lincoln and Omaha clinics at the request of Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts.
- Nebraska AG defends wording on death penalty ballot measure Updated: Oct-27-15 6:06 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska attorney general's office is defending language approved for a 2016 death penalty ballot measure.