A 37-year-old woman who had been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive in a booking area cell of the Sarpy County Jail. Danielle R. Harbison, who had recently moved to Omaha from Freeberg,'... Read More

Crews from six fire departments teamed up Saturday evening to douse a Sarpy County fire that destroyed a barn and had spread to two adjacent ones near Nebraska Highway 370 and 60th Street. No fire hydrants were in the area, so tanker trucks had to'... Read More

DOON, Iowa (AP) — A railroad official says 14 of 32 derailed oil tanker cars in the northwest corner of Iowa dumped an estimated 230,000 gallons of crude oil into floodwaters, with some making its way to nearby rivers. BNSF spokesman A'... Read More

Everything about this program sounds cool except its name: Institutional Development Award Program (IDeA) Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence. Fortunately, everyone just calls it the INBRE program. The summer research program in Nebraska ki'... Read More

AUBURN, Neb. (AP) — A 36-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the case of a missing Peru State College student has pleaded not guilty. Joshua Keadle entered the written plea Thursday in Nemaha County District Court. He’s charged in'... Read More

Cyclists experience the beauty and friendliness of rural Nebraska on a nearly 200-mile ride. Tour de Nebraska is a five-day annual bicycle adventure for those who enjoy cycling, meeting new people and exploring the beauty of small towns. After '... Read More

The Nebraska Democratic candidate for attorney general who was accused of attacking his father has stepped aside, citing health reasons. Van Argyrakis had faced calls to remove himself from the ballot because he was charged with felony s'... Read More

COLUMBUS - Columbus native Kyle Curry, and his wife Katherine Milling, of Texas, went from working in the Peace Corps to building a permanent life in Africa supporting bee farmers. The two met at the airport in 2014, as they were heading out to be'... Read More

GREGG COUNTY, TX - A Northeast Nebraskan is being credited with keeping a Texas woman from selling her daughter for sex. According to Texas television KETK, 44-year old Carrie Songer Kelly is in jail facing a felony charge of sexual performance by'... Read More

Omaha, NE.—Over the last 40 years only two incumbent Republican governors in Nebraska lost re-election: Charlie Thone in 1982 and Kay Orr in 1990. Both arguably committed the cardinal sin of Nebraska politics (certainly for Republicans): They ra'... Read More

NORFOLK - At least two people are recovering from a Friday morning accident in Norfolk. Rescue officials were sent to the intersection of Fourth Street and Madison Avenue in downtown Norfolk just after 9 a.m. Friday. Two cars had collided and were'... Read More

The inmates and their associates allegedly used code words in their attempt to bribe a juror and help free murder defendant Marcus Short. “Bone” meant phone. As in: “get rid of the bone.” “Attorney” meant juror. As in: You need to p'... Read More

A 52-year-old man shot a man who was dating his estranged wife, and then killed himself, authorities said. Scott Rieflin of Gretna died by suicide Thursday after the shooting, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office. Ri'... Read More

COUNCIL BLUFFS — The commercial kennel was a nightmare. Some of the dogs were dead — one body was rotting in a trash bag on the ground, another stashed in a freezer. Some of the living were sick. Mama dogs and their babies were found in '... Read More