An Omaha pedestrian who fell into the street was hit by three separate drivers who failed to stop. He died at the hospital after the first of two separate fatal traffic incidents Friday night in midtown. The first occurred short'... Read More

Caucuses are officially no more in Nebraska after the state Democratic Party voted to go back to the primary system. The state’s Democrats had been choosing their presidential nominee by caucus since 2008 in a system similar to Iowa’'... Read More

Omaha firefighters rescued six people from a Saturday morning fire at a two-story midtown duplex. Crews arrived at 534 S. 30th St. to find occupants trapped in the first- and second-floor apartments. Firefighters entered the first floor,'... Read More

LEXINGTON, Neb. — A man charged with murder in south-central Nebraska’s Dawson County has taken a plea deal. 42-year-old Jose Regalado-Mendez pleaded guilty Thursday to manslaughter and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He had been charg'... Read More

LINCOLN — PromiseShip of Omaha will manage metro-area child welfare cases for a little longer under a $35.8 million, six-month contract extension. Matthew Wallen, director of children and family services at the Nebraska Department of H'... Read More

Two people in Nebraska have died from flu-related deaths, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. These are the first flu-related deaths of the season. Both people were over 65 years old, the department said Friday. O'... Read More

LINCOLN — A former mayor, a retired county administrator, a legislative employee and a father and son are among the 24 people who submitted applications by Friday’s deadline to fill a pair of upcoming vacancies in the Nebraska Legislature. '... Read More

DES MOINES — A state court judge said Friday that he will take up to 60 days to consider arguments in a legal challenge to Iowa's fetal heartbeat law, an abortion bill considered one of the strictest in the country. The law signed by Gov. Kim Re'... Read More

LINCOLN — A grand jury has found that convicted double-murderer Carey Dean Moore died of respiratory failure during the state’s first execution in 21 years. But a national authority on the death penalty says that finding will lead to more qu'... Read More

A sailor from Omaha who died aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 — 77 years ago today — has been identified through the efforts of Defense Department anthropologists working in a laboratory at Offutt Air Force B'... Read More

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s current tourism guide features a beautiful photograph of a Christmas tree at "Union Station." Trouble is, it’s the wrong Union Station. In what was described as a production error, a yuletide picture of Unio'... Read More

Nebraska State Patrol troopers seized more than 240 pounds of marijuana after two traffic stops on Interstate 80 on Thursday. The first stop occurred about 12:30 p.m. when a trooper saw an eastbound Ford Fusion following another vehicle '... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - In partnership with the Nebraska City Community Prosperity Initiative, a team of students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture has completed a 15-week study focused on development of short- and long-term pr'... Read More

COUNCIL BLUFFS — A former softball coach who was sentenced last year to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing a child in Council Bluffs will be released to a residential treatment center. John Osborn, 51, was convicted'... Read More