The Lexington City Council approved a resolution authorizing an application to the USDA Rural Development-Rural Business Enterprise Grant program at T...
Lexington Police have connected two individuals to about 15 cases of criminal mischief in Lexington over the weekend. A 20-year-old Lexing...
Omaha, NE – Earlier Tuesday, supporters of Pete Ricketts' campaign held three press conferences across the state in Kearney, Lincoln, and Omaha to ref...
April is Autism Awareness Month. Lexington High School Autism Resource Teacher Dianne Karges says the number of Autistic Americans has incre...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Lincoln police have accused a man of causing extensive burns on his baby daughter. Police say 20-year-old Reid Alden turn...
Omaha Senator Pete Pirsch is running for Nebraska Attorney General. Pirsch says agriculture would be a focus of his if elected. "Some of my p...
Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art will display an exhibition by a new agrarian artist, Naomi Friend of Story City, IA. Her exhibition, Restless Tenan...
A Lexington woman was arraigned Tuesday in Dawson County Court on felony child abuse charges related to brain injuries suffered by her toddler son. ...
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) _ Lincoln County commissioners have refused to exempt from taxes thousands of acres of land bought by a group of natural reso...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ An estimated 1,000 Nebraskans will receive insurance coverage for autism therapies under a new state law. Gov. Dave Heine...
The Cozad City Council advanced an ordinance last night to increase city electric rates, by 9.5% across the board. It must be approved at one mo...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The city of Chadron will host an airport fly-in breakfast to dedicate its new firefighting air base. The event is schedul...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska inmate has pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of a Lincoln woman who was struck and killed by a state pri...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska man accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife and former divorce attorney has pleaded no contest in the death of hi...
PAXTON, Neb. (AP) _ A 41-year-old Iowa woman has died after a traffic accident on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska. The Nebraska State Pat...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Officials say better technology is allowing the Nebraska State Patrol to save money as it consolidates its dispatch centers down ...
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities have release the name of a 4-year-old boy who was fatally injured in a shooting at a Hastings residence. ...
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bryan Slone watched some of the final day of the 2014 legislative session on Thursday as Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A presentation on the timber rattlesnake and its perilous state in Nebraska has been scheduled for Tuesday at the University of N...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Some Nebraska law enforcement officers are frustrated that their agencies have to bear the cost of jailing and prosecuting people f...
NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) _ Law enforcement officials are investigating the death of a 38-year-old woman whose body was found in a Norfolk home. St...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are examining part of a 110-year-old sod house. The researchers are...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Police are investigating an explosion in a south Omaha neighborhood that blew a hole in a pickup windshield and damaged a second ne...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking candidates for the newly expanded Natural Resources Commission. Legislation signed by the...
VALENTINE, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has installed a temporary control structure below Rat and Beaver lakes in Cherry County,...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but more than one-third of the s...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A Grand Island man accused of killing one of his passengers in a crash has pleaded guilty to four charges in a deal with pr...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is encouraging students too young to vote to show up at the polls for the state's May ...
BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) _ More than 60 acres of restored tallgrass prairie has been burned at the Homestead National Monument of America i...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he plans to sign a bill that would require some health insurers to offer coverage for auti...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a death row inmate seeking to be released from prison. Michael Ryan ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to hit 3.7 percent in March, ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska lawmakers have finished their session having passed major legislation to lower taxes, reduce prison crowding and pay for...
Ground was broken at the Lexington Regional Health Center Thursday on a $25 Million project to build a new outpatient service center along with r...
The 7th annual Nebraska Wine and Jazz Festival is being held May 9th and 10th in Kearney. Kearney Area Community Foundation Outreach Coordinator Laure...
The 2014 Buffalo County Korean War Hero Flight BBQ Fundraising event is being held Sunday, April 27th. Chair Sherry Morrow says hamburgers and hot dog...
The 2nd annual Pony Express BBQ Challenge is being held at Gothenburg's Lafayette Park on Friday, April 25th and Saturday April 26th. Co-Org...
State Senator Al Davis attached a bill to State Senator's Tom Carlson bill, LB 1098, to revise the way the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources in...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln principal has apologized for a flier sent home with students that advised them not to tattle on their tormentors. ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska State Patrol says it has begun a three-stage consolidation of its dispatch centers. The patrol said in a news...
(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman signed LB 1098 into law which aims to address water management, water quality and flood control issues. The ...
North Platte – There will be boating safety courses in North Platte and Ogallala for those needing to complete the course before the boating season is...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say bigger tax bills could follow higher land valuations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Revenue Department has r...
LEXINGTON – After years of planning and fundraising, Lexington Regional Health Center will break ground on their new addition and hospital renovations...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A Nebraska civil liberties group is now representing a Lincoln man arrested by police last month for handing out religious pamphlet...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ A former Hall County prosecutor has been named to fill an open district court judgeship in eastern Nebraska's 5th Judicial D...
KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney has completed the planning stage for development of the 104-acre site now known as University Village ...
COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ A 31-year-old Nebraska man has been convicted of murder in the knifing death of a Columbus man. The office of Attorne...
LONE TREE, Colo. (AP) Seven-year-old Max Vertin has a disease that is weakening his muscles, but not his imagination. Make-A-Wish Color...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lancaster County Board member says he is sorry for driving under the influence. Brent Smoyer said in a written state...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A judge has given final approval to a $2 million state settlement with the family of a Lincoln woman who was struck and killed by...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Gov. Dave Heineman is encouraging all Nebraskans to volunteer next week. ServeNebraska week is April 20 to 26. Heinem...
A former Oklahoma death row inmate will be speaking in three southwest Nebraska communities next month. Curtis McCarty was convicted twice and...
Older Nebraskan's Day at the Nebraska State Fair will feature a performer with over 70 million records sold-BJ Thomas will perform two shows at 11am a...
A 23-year-old Lexington woman was cited on suspicion of child abuse late Friday night. According to Lexington Police Chief Tracy Wolf, it occurr...
Dawson Public Power District crews hit the ground running to restore power to residents who lost electricity in Sunday's snowstorm. On Monday afterno...
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) was presented the 2013 Omaha Trophy, by Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Adm. Cecil D....
BURWELL, Neb. (AP) _ Officials are maintaining the tighter security at Burwell schools more than a month after a menacing letter was sent to Burwell ...
An 86-year-old Holdrege man died in a two vehicle collision on Sunday in Kearney County. A Sheriff's Office news release says it occurred at 11:...
Public power districts on Monday chipped away at various outages following a powerful Sunday snowstorm. Southern Public Power District in Grand Isl...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska is on the cusp of joining forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas to help fight rural wildfires. A bill se...
Crane River Theater is working on their first production of 2014, The 39 Steps. Brian Botsford, who is with the Theater, says the production is a comb...
The UNK Health Science Programs have partnered with the Office of Residence Life and Tutoring Center to create two academic living and learning commun...
NELIGH, Neb. (AP) _ Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Ne...
The American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter in Holdrege, Nebraska to help travelers and or residents who have been impacted by the snow s...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Omaha Police have identified the motorcycle rider who was killed in a weekend crash after failing to negotiate a corner in the road...
Just before 6:00pm Region 15 Emergency Manager Pat Gerdes reported that the warming station At Holdrege City Auditorium has been upgraded to a R...
RUSHVILLE, Neb. (AP) _ This year's Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska will follow a 476-mile route across the northern part of the state. The ride ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is planning its annual run and walk event along with a powwow in Norfolk. The April 26 event...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska is on the cusp of joining forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas to help fight rural wildfires. A bill ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled another spring and summer of family fishing events The...
LINCOLN – Attorney General Jon Bruning announced Christopher D. Shoemaker, 37, of Franklin County pleaded no contest to one count of first degree...
By Haley Dover, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN -- April 10 was a busy day at the State Capitol as lawmakers passed bills that would creat...
Elizabeth Moro, a Lexington High School senior, was recently named a Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist by the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Underperforming schools will soon be aided by a state intervention team, under a bill signed into law this week. Gov...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say an inmate was badly injured during a fight with another inmate at the Douglas County Jail. Douglas Co...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) A man accused of killing four people in Omaha within weeks of his leaving prison has filed paperwork to change his pleas to guilty. ...
The 15 year old Torrington youth charged with the murder of Scotts Bluff County Corrections officer Amanda Baker earlier this year entered a guilty pl...
BROKEN BOW, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a 43-year-old Arnold man has been charged for a collision March 18 in Custer County. Broken Bow rad...
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) _ A western Nebraska woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she helped her husband kill himself and then hid his body. ...
The Cozad Police Department is investigating a Theft in the 1000 Block of Avenue M. Sometime after 1215 a.m. and before 7:05 a.m. on March 29, 2014 an...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Vivianne Chaumont, a state agency director who oversaw Nebraska's Medicaid and long-term care services, has died of ca...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ The small Nebraska city of Fremont has started requiring $5 licenses for anyone who wants to rent there as part of rules aimed at r...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A measure to address prison overcrowding in Nebraska has been passed by the Legislature. Lawmakers gave final approval...
Holdrege Police report that armed robbery suspect Steven Malone was apprehended early this morning by the Franklin, Kentucky Police Department. The su...
LAWRENCE, Neb. (AP) _ Work is scheduled to begin next week on a 10-mile stretch of Nebraska Highway 4 in southern Nebraska. The project...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska will send state intervention teams into poorly performing schools, under a bill signed into law. Governor Dav...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning has won the endorsement of 60 county sheriffs and 59 police chiefs in his Republican primar...
North Platte Police report that a planned lockdown of North Platte High School took place Tuesday to search lockers for contraband with drug-sniffing ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A bill to prevent Nebraska governors from restricting gun sales in a state emergency has been sent to a final vote. Th...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Lincoln police say an associate director of a national child welfare organization is accused of exposing himself to some teenage ...
The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department responded to 30 rescue and 12 fire calls in the month of March. Three of the fire calls were for gras...
Mike Foley announced today that former University of Nebraska head football coach Tom Osborne has endorsed his candidacy for Governor. Foley ...
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ The American Red Cross is using its free Ready Rating plan to help businesses in Nebraska and other states prepare for damaging w...
By JOSH FUNK= Associated Press= OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks....
April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. Dawson County Parent Child Center Director Melanie Gomez says child abuse is a serious issue...
An 18-year-old Shelton man was arrested after being rescued from a burning tent at Big Lake Alice in rural Scotts Bluff County early Saturday morning....
Kearney High students Nathan Norton and Zachary Kendall are among Nebraska's top automotive students competing in this year's State Finals at Southeas...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A proposed ballot measure that could allow betting on previously recorded horse races has been passed by the Nebraska Legislature...