- In death, Nebraska girl helps Pennsylvania boys live on Updated: Jul-03-15 4:55 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Nebraska girl who died of brain cancer Tuesday at age 3 helped save the lives of two Pennsylvania children through organ donation.
- Inspector orders closure of 2 wading pools in Hastings Updated: Jul-03-15 4:44 pm
HASTINGS, Nebraska - Concerns over a missing safety feature have prompted the closure of two wading pools in Hastings.
- Nebraska AG says university violated open meetings act Updated: Jul-03-15 4:14 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's attorney general says the University of Nebraska violated the state's open meetings law when it held private meetings as part of its search for a new president.
- Columbus woman charged with child benefits fraud Updated: Jul-03-15 1:59 pm
COLUMBUS, Nebraska - A 35-year-old Columbus woman is accused of filing false information in order to obtain government aid for her two children.
- Planning, collaboration preceded Lincoln fireworks show Updated: Jul-03-15 1:41 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The fireworks that have been prepared to burst in the air over Lincoln are the booming, glittering results of careful planning and collaboration.
- Students on Omaha zoo duty learn about the workaday world Updated: Jul-03-15 12:02 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Eight special education students have learned something about the workaday world, thanks to their month on duty at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium.
- Lawsuits challenge railroad's authority to OK oil pipeline Updated: Jul-03-15 11:23 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - The U.S. government began handing out land to railroads to encourage their development more than 150 years ago, but there are still questions about how much control those companies have over the land.
- Ohio looks overseas in search for lethal drugs Updated: Jul-03-15 9:41 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio has explored overseas options in its search for lethal injection drugs no longer available in the U.S. despite a court ruling that banned such purchases, records show.
- Algae warning issued for western Nebraska reservoir Updated: Jul-03-15 8:30 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - State health and environment officials have issued a health alert for toxic blue-green algae at Sutherland Reservoir in Lincoln County.
- Repeat Nebraska offender gets 5 years for child sex assaults Updated: Jul-03-15 7:28 am
BEATRICE, Nebraska - A 66-year-old Beatrice man who served prison time for sexually assaulting a child more than 10 years ago has been given five years in a new case.
- Man gets probation for crash death of off-duty firefighter Updated: Jul-03-15 6:43 am
OMAHA, Nebraska - A 31-year-old Fremont man has been given two years of probation for the traffic death of an off-duty Omaha firefighter.
- Grand jury: Sidney police justified in fatal shooting Updated: Jul-02-15 8:01 pm
SIDNEY, Nebraska - A grand jury has determined two Sidney police officers were justified in fatally shooting a man they say confronted them with a knife in April.
- Federal officials open investigation into Nebraska explosion Updated: Jul-02-15 4:55 pm
WEST POINT, Nebraska - Federal officials are opening an investigation into an explosion and fire at a northeast Nebraska petroleum distribution center that left seven people injured.
- Omaha fines company $100,000 for delayed waste pickup Updated: Jul-02-15 2:05 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The city of Omaha fined a Kansas-based company $100,000 after complaints about delayed yard waste pickup.
- Court gives woman new shot at discrimination lawsuit Updated: Jul-02-15 2:03 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A former eye clinic worker should get a shot at convincing a jury that the clinic discriminated against her based on a perceived disability, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
- Nebraska officials report year's 1st West Nile virus case Updated: Jul-02-15 1:26 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska health authorities have reported the state's first human case of West Nile virus for 2015.
- Hall County loses bid to raise fee for housing state inmates Updated: Jul-02-15 10:11 am
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - State officials have rejected Hall County's effort to raise its daily fee for housing state prisoners, but another county offer is headed their way.
- September trial set for Nebraskan accusing of injuring baby Updated: Jul-02-15 8:56 am
COLUMBUS, Nebraska - A September trial has been scheduled for a 22-year-old Columbus man accused of seriously injuring the 4-month-old daughter of his live-in girlfriend.
- Nebraska teacher gets 4 to 5 years in student sex case Updated: Jul-02-15 7:35 am
TECUMSEH, Nebraska - A southeast Nebraska woman accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student has been sentenced to four to five years in prison.
- Nebraska medical center to get funding for Ebola training Updated: Jul-01-15 5:28 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An academic medical center in Nebraska has been designated as a national facility for Ebola training.
- Lincoln trailer park to be razed for parking lot Updated: Jul-01-15 4:56 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A trailer park that's been home to several down-on-their-luck Lincoln residents has been sold and will be razed to make way for a parking lot for college students.
- Semitrailer driver dies in northeast Nebraska crash Updated: Jul-01-15 4:41 pm
PIERCE, Nebraska - The driver of a semitrailer has been killed in northeast Nebraska after his vehicle crashed into a fertilizer truck.
- Ricketts defends donation to death penalty petition group Updated: Jul-01-15 4:13 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Gov. Pete Ricketts defended his $100,000 donation to a group that is trying to save Nebraska's death penalty, saying Wednesday that he may give more in the future.
- Groups want jailhouse records for man convicted of murder Updated: Jul-01-15 3:35 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Two groups are suing to obtain jailhouse records on behalf of an Omaha man who maintains that he's innocent in a fatal shooting at a restaurant's drive-thru.
- Judge: Medicaid must cover some child behavioral treatments Updated: Jul-01-15 3:14 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A judge has ordered the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to stop excluding Medicaid coverage for some behavioral treatments for children with developmental disabilities, saying policy conflicts with federal law.