Prison sentences would be eliminated or reduced for some nonviolent crimes under a bill advancing in the Nebraska Legislature. Meanwhile, senators are debating whether or not to... more››
A plan to take waste water from Colorado and Wyoming oil wells and dispose of it in Nebraska drew a crowd at a public hearing in the Panhandle on Tuesday. Residents near the... more››
The new director of Nebraska’s Department of Correctional Services says he hopes to reduce the number of inmates in restrictive housing by half over the next couple of years. And... more››
In the late 1930s, as a young boy in Gothenberg, Nebraska, writer Don Welch remembers visiting Old Pete, an injured whooping crane, on the Platte River.“I would go out and hold... more››
An attempt to repeal Nebraska’s motorcycle helmet law failed Monday in the Legislature. And the Judiciary Committee is making last-minute changes before sending prison reform... more››
The organic sector is having an identity crisis. Many consumers don't know what the organic label means. But trying to figure out how to pay for promotional campaigns is dividing... more››
Nebraska lawmakers continued debate Friday on whether or not to repeal the state’s motorcycle helmet law. And a public hearing took place on allowing concealed weapons in bars... more››
Ten years ago today a group of Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers was in a life or death battle on a highway in Iraq. Mike Tobias looks back at the Battle of Bismarck, with... more››
 Nebraska lawmakers debated freedom of choice versus the social costs of repealing the state’s motorcycle helmet law, and Gov. Pete Ricketts’ chief of staff talked about the... more››
During the first half of the 2014/2015 school year, there were at least four documented threats of violence against schools in Nebraska. Most recently, a bomb threat was made... more››
Welfare benefits would increase in Nebraska, and restrictions on paying for signatures on initiative petitions would be eased, under proposals advancing in the Legislature.... more››
As children, how much of an influence do our siblings have on us? NET News' Ben Bohall talks with the authors of a recent University of Nebraska-Lincoln study exploring the... more››