- Friends, family help 13-year-old pull off backyard musical Updated: Jul-28-15 4:16 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Family, friends and other young children helped a 13-year-old Lincoln boy with a passion for musical theater pull off a production of "Shrek: The Musical" this weekend on a backyard stage.
- Former worker helps at Omaha museum's replica grocery store Updated: Jul-28-15 1:40 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A 79-year-old Omaha man who used to work at Buffett & Son grocery in the 1950s is sharing tales of his high school job with visitors at the Durham Museum's replica of the old store.
- Number of groups hiring Nebraska lobbyists reaches new high Updated: Jul-28-15 1:16 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - More groups than ever are turning to lobbyists to try to exert influence in the Nebraska Legislature, but spending on specific lawmakers remains difficult to track, a government watchdog group said Tuesday.
- Nebraska trial set over land seizures for oil pipeline Updated: Jul-28-15 12:16 pm
O'NEILL, Nebraska - A judge has scheduled an October trial on a Holt County lawsuit aimed at keeping TransCanada Corp. from seizing land to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
- Nebraskan gets 30 years to life for slaying of Colorado man Updated: Jul-28-15 9:25 am
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska - A 46-year-old man has been given 30 years to life for killing a Colorado man at a camp for transients in western Nebraska.
- 8 people apply for open Nebraska legislative seat Updated: Jul-28-15 8:34 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The governor has eight applicants to consider when filling an open seat representing an Omaha district in the Legislature.
- Organization purchases former Ord Theatre for around $125K Updated: Jul-27-15 5:32 pm
ORD, Nebraska - The Valley Performing Arts Theatre group has purchased the former Ord Theatre with hopes of bringing it back to life and adding to the vibrancy of the community's downtown area.
- Ponca Tribe of Nebraska assumes ownership of trail segment Updated: Jul-27-15 3:46 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has signed an agreement in Lincoln to assume ownership of a segment of the Homestead Trail.
- Norfolk Southern's 2Q profit drops 23 percent as coal slows Updated: Jul-27-15 1:55 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Norfolk Southern's 23 percent drop in second-quarter profit follows the same story line as other railroads seeing a sharp decline in coal shipments.
- Nebraska driver who dragged motorcyclist won't be charged Updated: Jul-27-15 1:07 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Prosecutors say hit-and-run charges won't be filed because there's no evidence a driver knew his car had hit a motorcyclist and dragged the body of a Lincoln man for more than two miles in January.
- Huskers add full-time director of sports psychology Updated: Jul-27-15 11:27 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A consulting sports psychiatrist has been named director of sports psychology for the University of Nebraska Athletic Department in Lincoln.
- Nebraska man gets 4 years of probation for assaulting father Updated: Jul-27-15 8:37 am
ELWOOD, Nebraska - A 27-year-old man has been given four years of probation for assaulting his father in south-central Nebraska.
- Tree removal from Nebraska wildlife area to be discussed Updated: Jul-27-15 5:07 am
KEARNEY, Nebraska - A public meeting is scheduled this week to discuss removal of invasive trees from the Bassway Strip Wildlife Management Area east of Kearney in south-central Nebraska.
- Nebraska residents invited to apply for bighorn sheep permit Updated: Jul-27-15 5:07 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has announced eligibility requirements for this year's bighorn sheep hunting lottery.
- Nebraska outdoor education center to briefly close for event Updated: Jul-27-15 5:05 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's outdoor education center in Lincoln is briefly closing to the public so it can host the 2015 State Games of America.
- With tournament title secured, US sweeps China Updated: Jul-26-15 9:57 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - With the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship already secured, the United States added a three-set victory over China on Sunday to cap the tournament.
- Nebraska man, 85, says mail carrier saved his life Updated: Jul-26-15 4:59 pm
SCHUYLER, Nebraska - An 85-year-old Nebraska man credits a mail carrier with saving his life on a recent hot day after he fell in the yard.
- Workers repainting balloon-shaped water tower along I-80 Updated: Jul-26-15 12:25 pm
YORK, Nebraska - Sharp-eyed motorists driving along Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska might notice a new feature of York's well-known water tower: workers repainting the balloon-shaped structure.
- Nebraska's water management catches eye of other states Updated: Jul-26-15 12:22 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's unique system for managing its groundwater is catching the eye of other states that are running dry and threatening farmers with restrictions after decades of overuse.
- Authorities say father killed daughter's ex-boyfriend Updated: Jul-26-15 11:55 am
FREMONT, Nebraska - Authorities say an eastern Nebraska man shot and killed his daughter's ex-boyfriend when the 22-year-old tried to talk to the visit the woman.
- Former students, family cherish memory of art teacher Updated: Jul-26-15 11:18 am
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska - Brad Cool knew that creativity started in childhood - with a pile of crayons. That was the inspiration for the three Bulldog Crayons that stood in front of the old North Platte High School until it was demolished in 2003.
- Family fishing event scheduled at Merritt Reservoir Updated: Jul-26-15 5:05 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is hosting a family fishing event at Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area in Cherry County.
- Repairs planned on US 281 in south-central Nebraska Updated: Jul-26-15 5:04 am
BLUE HILL, Nebraska - Pavement repairs are scheduled to begin this coming week on U.S. Highway 281 in south-central Nebraska.
- Woman who set trailer ablaze sentenced to prison Updated: Jul-25-15 6:22 pm
MADISON, Nebraska - A Norfolk woman convicted of setting fire to a mobile home was sentenced to 10 to 12 years in prison, prompting her to unleash a torrent of obscenities at the judge.
- Lincoln City Council to consider ban on flying lanterns Updated: Jul-25-15 6:08 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Lincoln City Council will consider a proposal next week to ban flying lanterns - or what Public Safety Director Tom Casady calls "flying bags of fire."