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State release early childhood program ratings

Finding a preschool can be a challenge for parents. Nebraska’s Department of Education hopes to provide families some guidance with a new tool. Many early childhood education center ratings will now be available on its website. It's through the department's Step Up to Quality program. "Step up to quality is really there for parents to be able to make good decisions about where they would like their children to get their  early learning,” Nebraska of Education... More>>

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Fourth of July preparations underway in Seward Video included

"People here know fireworks, and they love fireworks," he explained, showing me around the stockpile Wednesday. "The people have more fireworks in their driveway then we shoot up."

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Morrill Hill Admission is Free on Thursday Nights

Morrill Hill Admission is Free on Thursday Nights

Morrill Hall visitors can mingle with the mammoths and pose with the Plesiosaur for free Thursday nights in July. 

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NDA Finds Skimming Device at NE gas pump

NDA Finds Skimming Device at NE gas pump

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is reminding consumers to pay attention at the pump this Fourth of July weekend and always.

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100 ft. tree crashes into Lincoln home

100 ft. tree crashes into Lincoln home Video included

A 100 ft tree smashed into a home, near 56th and Baldwin Ave, around 2:00 Wednesday morning.

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Body, believed to be Nebraska man, found in Montana river

Body, believed to be Nebraska man, found in Montana river

Law enforcement officers in northwestern Montana believe a body that was recovered from the Flathead River is that of a 23-year-old Nebraska man who went missing last month. 

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Animal rights group calls for halt to university research

Animal rights group calls for halt to university research

An Ohio-based animal rights watchdog group wants a Nebraska university to permanently ban a team of researchers from experimenting on mice after the university self-reported a breach of research protocols in 2016.

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Game and Parks visitors will use alternate routes to access headquarters

Game and Parks visitors will use alternate routes to access headquarters

Visitors to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s headquarters in Lincoln must drive alternate routes starting in July 5 because of street construction. 

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Holiday safety tips from DHHS

Holiday safety tips from DHHS

The summer heat, the smell of something delicious on the grill, and the sound of fireworks can only mean one thing: It's the Fourth of July. Before your family celebrates, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services wants you to be aware of these safety tips.

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NSP Independence Day enforcement

NSP Independence Day enforcement

The Nebraska State Patrol will put in extra hours in an effort to keep Nebraska roads safe over the July 4th holiday.

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NDOR seeks witty, creative Friday safety messages

NDOR seeks witty, creative Friday safety messages

Did you ever wish you could tell the person driving in the vehicle next to you to pay attention, stop texting and buckle up.

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Nebraska officials trying to pay long-delayed child support

Nebraska officials trying to pay long-delayed child support

Nebraska state officials are trying to contact more than 430 parents who are owed child support after discovering that the Department of Health and Human Services didn't send payments in a timely manner.

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Nebraska State Auditor Janssen to seek re-election in 2018

Nebraska State Auditor Janssen to seek re-election in 2018

Nebraska State Auditor Charlie Janssen says he plans to seek re-election in 2018.      

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Lincoln officers investigated for drugs file civil lawsuit

Lincoln officers investigated for drugs file civil lawsuit

Two Lincoln police officers investigated for steroids say in their federal civil rights lawsuit that their fellow officers subjected them to unlawful policing.

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Ex-director who stole from nonprofit gets jail, probation

Ex-director who stole from nonprofit gets jail, probation

A southeast Nebraska judge has sentenced a former director of a nonprofit organization to jail and probation for stealing from the organization.

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Woman gets 5-7 years for crash death while driving drunk

Woman gets 5-7 years for crash death while driving drunk

A 19-year-old woman has been imprisoned for causing a fatal crash while driving drunk last November in Douglas County.

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Dry drowning: calming the concern

Dry drowning: calming the concern Video included

Local water safety experts and doctors want parents to take a deep breath.

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