Probation recommended for man who fatally hit pedestrian
Probation recommended for man who fatally hit pedestrian

Prosecutors will recommend probation for a Missouri man convicted of fatally hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle on Interstate 80 in central Nebraska.

11 hrs 31 mins ago
2 Indiana men indicted in Nebraska pharmacy robberies
2 Indiana men indicted in Nebraska pharmacy robberies

Two Indiana men have been charged in federal court with robbing Nebraska pharmacies for prescription drugs.

12 hrs 3 mins ago
Nebraska city keeps paying Kobach to defend immigration rule
Nebraska city keeps paying Kobach to defend immigration rule

An eastern Nebraska city will continue paying Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach at least $10,000 a year to defend its immigration ordinance even though the last legal challenge to the rule ended in 2014.

12 hrs 55 mins ago
Senate confirms South Dakota judge for 8th Circuit Court
Senate confirms South Dakota judge for 8th Circuit Court

The U.S. Senate has confirmed a South Dakota lawyer to serve as a judge on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

16 hrs 55 mins ago
Mayor blocks effort to fire Fremont city administrators
Mayor blocks effort to fire Fremont city administrators

The mayor of Fremont has blocked an effort to fire two top city employees, arguing that it violates Nebraska state law and city codes.

21 hrs ago
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. CST
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. CST

President Donald Trump has appointed Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts to serve on an advisory committee for trade policy and negotiations. Ricketts announced the appointment and praised the president for pushing for "better...

June 8th, 11:45 AM CDT
Teacher in child sex assault case faces new accusations
Teacher in child sex assault case faces new accusations

An Omaha elementary teacher accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old student faces new accusations of assaulting four other students at the school.

December 11th, 5:42 PM CST
Body pulled from northwestern Omaha lake 3 days after crash
Body pulled from northwestern Omaha lake 3 days after crash

Officials with the Omaha Fire Department say a body has been pulled from a lake on the city's northwestern edge, three days after crews pulled a sport utility vehicle from the water.

December 11th, 4:13 PM CST
Senators criticize handling of Nebraska prison-riot report
Senators criticize handling of Nebraska prison-riot report

Nebraska lawmakers are criticizing state corrections officials for not immediately releasing a less-than-flattering report about the causes of a deadly prison riot in May 2015.

December 11th, 3:25 PM CST
Suspect arrested in southeast Omaha slaying
Suspect arrested in southeast Omaha slaying

Authorities have arrested a 25-year-old suspect in the slaying of a man who died after being found on the steps of a southeast Omaha residence.

December 11th, 12:41 PM CST
Man gets 3 month behind bars and an order to pay back banks
Man gets 3 month behind bars and an order to pay back banks

A northeast Nebraska man has been sentenced for defrauding banks in Iowa and Nebraska.

December 11th, 11:37 AM CST
Woman accused of bilking nearly $98,000 from boyfriend
Woman accused of bilking nearly $98,000 from boyfriend

A 29-year-old Lincoln woman is accused of bilking nearly $98,000 out of her boyfriend.

December 11th, 9:17 AM CST
Man ordered to pay back disability money to 2 US agencies
Man ordered to pay back disability money to 2 US agencies

A man convicted in Omaha of embezzling government funds has been ordered to make restitution to two federal agencies.

December 11th, 7:45 AM CST
South Dakota man gets jail, probation in Nebraska ATV crash
South Dakota man gets jail, probation in Nebraska ATV crash

A South Dakota man accused of drinking alcohol before the fatal Nebraska crash of an all-terrain vehicle has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and five years of probation.

December 11th, 6:01 AM CST
Jury acquits ex-Omaha officer in death after repeated stuns
Jury acquits ex-Omaha officer in death after repeated stuns

A jury has acquitted a former Omaha police officer charged after the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked a dozen times with a stun gun.

December 10th, 6:12 PM CST
Nebraska village board member to pay $5,000 state fine
Nebraska village board member to pay $5,000 state fine

A southeast Nebraska village board member has agreed to pay a $5,000 civil penalty for allegedly using his position for financial gain and failing to disclose his interest in a village contract.

December 10th, 5:28 PM CST
Man pleads guilty to killing parents, niece in Omaha
Man pleads guilty to killing parents, niece in Omaha

A Nebraska man convicted of killing his wife has pleaded guilty to killing his parents and a niece.

December 10th, 1:16 PM CST
Car driver dies in Douglas County collision with SUV
Car driver dies in Douglas County collision with SUV

Authorities say a car driver died after her car collided with a sport utility vehicle just north of Omaha.

December 10th, 11:15 AM CST
Council to vote on 'entrance to Omaha' maintenance
Council to vote on 'entrance to Omaha' maintenance

The City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on an agreement to maintain the Omaha road segment that carries visitors into the downtown from Eppley Airfield.

December 10th, 9:18 AM CST
Treatment ordered for woman accused of attempted murder
Treatment ordered for woman accused of attempted murder

The scheduling of a trial for a woman accused of trying to kill her mother at a Nebraska Panhandle motel has been postponed while she undergoes psychiatric treatment.

December 10th, 6:02 AM CST