The Nebraska High School soccer championships start May 14 in Omaha. One of the top players in Nebraska will be on the field for Omaha Westside, but she’s also making progress... more››
As cleanup from Sunday’s riot at the Tecumseh prison gets underway, Nebraska lawmakers advanced sentencing reductions to decrease prison overcrowding. And senators gave first... more››
Chicken has passed beef as America’s top choice for meat. Many consumers are switching to poultry for health reasons. But there is a downside to the bird boom: the risk of... more››
Two inmates are dead following a riot at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in southeast Nebraska. The disturbance at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution began after... more››
Two inmates have been found dead at a maximum security prison in southeastern Nebraska after officers regained control of the facility.The state Department of Correctional... more››
If you’ve travelled though farm country this spring, you may have noticed billowing clouds of smoke or charred, blackened fields. It’s the time of year when many farmers burn... more››
Before 1879, Native Americans weren’t recognized as people under United States Federal law. That all changed because of a trial in Omaha, and because of a member of the Ponca... more››
Any hope for additional damages for those wrongly convicted of a 1985 murder in Gage County, Nebraska lies with three federal appeals court judges convening in Omaha next week.... more››
A six cent a gallon hike in Nebraska’s gas tax is headed for a veto showdown; the Legislature began debating medical marijuana; a bill requiring disclosure of fracking fluids was... more››
NioCorp, a Canadian company, is looking to mine a rare niobium deposit in Nebraska.  The company hopes its mine near Elk Creek, Nebraska could be operational by late 2016. In a... more››
One day after failing to confirm Gov. Pete Ricketts nominee for Nebraska’s public health chief, the Legislature reversed course and confirmed Dr. Joseph Ascierno today (Wednesday... more››
Four members of the Nebraska Legislature report owning stock in a company that wants to mine the rare mineral niobium in southeast Nebraska. But confusion about reporting... more››