After years of frustrating delays in processing DNA samples and drug-related evidence from the Nebraska State Patrol crime lab, both prosecutors and defense lawyers hope a new... more››
A proposal to guarantee the right to farm and ranch in the state constitution ran into questions of need and practicality in the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday. The proposed state... more››
 After debating whether the U.S. Constitution needs to be amended to make the federal government more fiscally responsible, Nebraska lawmakers on Monday rejected an effort to... more››
After crossing the border from Mexico, tens of thousands of unaccompanied child immigrants were re-settled in the U.S. while awaiting immigration proceedings. Many now live in... more››
The story of black Muslims in the U.S. is as old as the story of its founding. But much of it is forgotten – a lapse that can make room for falsehoods and fear. Some in Omaha are... more››
Nebraska state senators Friday debated whether or not to regulate fantasy sports betting, and heard a proposal requiring refugee resettlement agencies be ready to pay up to $25... more››
The Northeastern Missouri town of Kirksville, has a population of just over 17,000 people. It’s also home to Truman State University, a liberal arts school with about 6,000... more››
Nebraska voters won’t be asked about letting 18-year-olds hold office in an election this fall. And a proposal to require written policies on police use of body cameras ran into... more››
A plague of locusts is threatening farm fields in Argentina. Even though the grasshopper in question doesn’t live in the U.S., Midwest farmers are paying attention. How the... more››
In the Nebraska Legislature, oil industry representatives opposed a plan to tighten regulations on the disposal of fracking fluid in the state; while debate continued on allowing... more››
Supporters are pushing for the Nebraska Legislature to join in calling for a convention of the states to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution – a move opponents fear could... more››
By representing herself in court Heather Maley hoped to change her life. She’s begun to see signs her strategy worked. She’s not homeless. She has a job.Maley is currently... more››