A report on Nebraska’s prison problems released Monday strongly suggests prison overcrowding contributed to the early release of prisoners. But officials are still hesitant to... more››
A legislative committee investigating problems in Nebraska’s prison system issued its final report Monday, detailing  problems and recommending solutions. The committee... more››
On any given day about 50,000 American military veterans are living on street corners or under bridges, including several hundred in Nebraska. You may have seen him sitting on a... more››
In the wake of grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, relations between local police and their communities have been... more››
States in blue recognize same-sex marriage, states in red do not, others are mixed. A challenge to Nebraska's ban has been filed in U.S. District Court. The U.S. Supreme Court... more››
When Pete Ricketts is sworn in as Nebraska’s governor January 8, he’ll succeed Dave Heineman, the longest-serving governor in Nebraska history. Dave Heineman has served 10 years... more››
Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer recently announced the Omaha Police Department’s intention to purchase between 30 to 50 body cameras by early 2015. The decision follows a 30-... more››
Civic leaders from across Nebraska are coming to grips with a growing problem. They say a lack of affordable housing for low and moderate-income workers is holding back economic... more››
Full and part-time farmers across Nebraska are beginning to turn to alternative forms of funding for land and equipment purchases. One Nebraska farm couple are turning to a new,... more››
More cities want to take eating local food from hip trend to economic generator, but as in many grassroots movements, there can be some growing pains along the way. Advocates are... more››
This weekend in Stockholm, Sweden, the Nobel Prize in Literature is being awarded to French Author Patrick Modiano.  A professor at the University of Nebraska Lincoln translated... more››
Mike Riley was introduced as Nebraska's new head football coach Friday morning. Riley, 61, comes to Lincoln after 14 years at Oregon State in the Pac-12 conference. He has a... more››