Nebraska’s prisons have problems, including overcrowding, staff turnover, and a shortage of programs to help prisoners return to society. People are trying to change that. But... more››
One of two men who escaped from a state prison in Lincoln Friday was caught Saturday afternoon. Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister announced shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday that... more››
It’s believed that hundreds of people are sold for sex in Nebraska each year. Where sex trafficking happens in the state may surprise you.“For most of our trafficking victims... more››
At the grocery store, processed foods like cereal, crackers and candy usually maintain the same price for a long time, and inch up only gradually. Economists call these prices “... more››
Many Nebraska small towns have been shrinking. A new effort combines modern marketing with old-fashioned community discussions to help reverse that trend.  For years, rural... more››
The federal government is making a big push to account for homeless youth across the United States. Three years ago, a study was commissioned across 11 major cities – including... more››
Late spring is swarm season, the time of year when bees reproduce and find new places to build hives. Swarms of bees leave the nest, flying through the air, hovering on trees,... more››
Nebraska State Senator Al Davis has been fined $500 for not disclosing a potential conflict of interest concerning legislation that affected a company whose stock he owned.Sen.... more››
State Poet Twyla Hansen was inspired by Willa Cather and Mari Sandoz, whose work is deeply steeped in their prairie roots.About halfway through her stint at Nebraska state poet,... more››
About 20 years ago, small farms on the coasts began selling more fresh produce at farmers markets and through community supported agriculture. But that trend also took root in... more››
More Nebraskans started getting arrested for pot possession when Colorado legalized the drug according to a new study by researchers at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.... more››
Nebraska State Sen. Laura Ebke is switching from the Republican Party to the Libertarian Party.Ebke, a political scientist from Crete, is in the second year of her four-year term... more››