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

BROKEN BOW—Press Release: The Broken Bow Police Department made 5 felony drug arrests this week. One probable cause search warrant was executed Tuesday, December 4 and a search and seizure warrant was executed Thursday, December 6. Those arreste'... Read More

KEARNEY--Kyle and Tiffany Lechtenberg of Boyd County Farm Bureau were honored as Nebraska Farm Bureau's 2018 Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement in Agriculture Award winners at the Nebraska Farm Bureau 101st Annual Convention Tuesday, Dec. 4 at th'... 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

PLATTSMOUTH - The highway reconstruction project between Murray and Plattsmouth got a financial boost Thursday when the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) approved a grant for $20 million. The grant will help fund the road-widening project on'... Read More

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday that condemned killer Nikko Jenkins' convictions should be overturned because of his severe mental illness. Douglas County Public Defender Tom Riley said the lower court erred when '... Read More

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Students from six surrounding states will soon pay the same tuition rate as South Dakota residents at the state's public universities. The Rapid City Journal reports that the South Dakota Board of Regents approved the'... Read More

BERYWN—Johnson Electric is not new to the Custer County area, but they are the newest members to join the Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce. Alongside friends, family, staff, and many more, the company cut the ribbon on Thursday, December 6 adding to '... Read More

An elementary school principal in Elkhorn Public Schools may have earned the inside track to Santa's naughty list. Manchester Elementary School principal Jennifer Sinclair issued a memo to staff prohibiting all Christmas-related symbols. The me'... Read More