News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT

Officials have closed a state recreational area along the Missouri River in southeastern Nebraska because of flooding. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says in a written release Tuesday that the Riverview Marina...

June 8th, 11:45 am
Flooding closes recreational area in southeastern Nebraska
Flooding closes recreational area in southeastern Nebraska

Officials have closed a state recreational area along the Missouri River in southeastern Nebraska because of flooding.

8 hrs 2 mins ago
Hastings construction company fined in wake of worker death
Hastings construction company fined in wake of worker death

A Hastings construction company has been fined for safety violations following the death of a worker there earlier this year.

8 hrs 18 mins ago
Woman killed, man injured in northeast Nebraska collision
Woman killed, man injured in northeast Nebraska collision

Authorities say a woman has been killed and a man injured in a northeast Nebraska collision between a car and sport utility vehicle.

12 hrs 42 mins ago
Omaha World-Herald eliminates 23 jobs, including 10 layoffs
Omaha World-Herald eliminates 23 jobs, including 10 layoffs

The Omaha World-Herald is eliminating 23 positions from its staff, including 10 employees who were laid off.

12 hrs 58 mins ago
Judge weighs decision in Nebraska Medicaid expansion case
Judge weighs decision in Nebraska Medicaid expansion case

A Nebraska judge promises a quick decision in a case that could determine whether local residents will get to vote on a Medicaid expansion proposal.

15 hrs 6 mins ago
Man dies after personal watercraft collide in west Nebraska
Man dies after personal watercraft collide in west Nebraska

Authorities say a 22-year-old man died after his personal watercraft collided with another at Lake McConaughy (muh-KAH'-nuh-hay) in western Nebraska.

16 hrs 18 mins ago
Man gets 4-8 years for robbing bank in downtown Fremont
Man gets 4-8 years for robbing bank in downtown Fremont

A man has been imprisoned for robbing a bank in downtown Fremont.

18 hrs 2 mins ago
Residents cleaning up messes in west Iowa, east Nebraska
Residents cleaning up messes in west Iowa, east Nebraska

Residents and businesses in parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa are pumping out flooded basements and cleaning up the muck left behind from flooding caused by inch upon inch of rain.

18 hrs 26 mins ago
Democratic Senate hopeful Raybould launches statewide TV ad
Democratic Senate hopeful Raybould launches statewide TV ad

Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Jane Raybould has released a new statewide television ad highlighting her work in her family's grocery store chain.

18 hrs 42 mins ago
Company to pay $500K fine for spill protection violations
Company to pay $500K fine for spill protection violations

An Omaha-based company has agreed to pay a $500,000 fine levied by federal regulators citing spill protection violations at production facilities in Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota.

19 hrs 38 mins ago
Department says inmate assaulted penitentiary staffer
Department says inmate assaulted penitentiary staffer

The Nebraska Correctional Services Department says an inmate assaulted a staff member at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.

August 20th, 12:04 pm
Nebraska university to study censure list designation
Nebraska university to study censure list designation

Two groups will study how the University of Nebraska-Lincoln got on a national group's censure list and research ways the university could be removed from it.

August 20th, 10:36 am
Man drops appeal of order that man's incompetent for trial
Man drops appeal of order that man's incompetent for trial

A man has dropped his appeal of a judge's ruling that the man is incompetent to be tried for murder in northeast Nebraska.

August 20th, 9:00 am
Chickens, goats among animals seized at Grand Island home
Chickens, goats among animals seized at Grand Island home

Authorities have rescued goats, rabbits, a tortoise, a dog and more than 200 chickens found on a Grand Island property.

August 20th, 8:12 am
Minden man dies in crash east of Kearney
Minden man dies in crash east of Kearney

Authorities say a Minden man has died in a car crash east of Kearney.

August 20th, 7:16 am
Keystone XL company moves to condemn South Dakota land
Keystone XL company moves to condemn South Dakota land

The company planning the Keystone XL oil pipeline is moving to condemn private land in northwestern South Dakota's Harding County.

August 20th, 6:51 am
Forecasters warn of flood possibilities in Nebraska, Iowa
Forecasters warn of flood possibilities in Nebraska, Iowa

Forecasters have issued flood warnings and watches in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa as heavy rain continues to fall.

August 20th, 5:55 am
New event center to bring music to downtown Scottsbluff
New event center to bring music to downtown Scottsbluff

An entrepreneur in western Nebraska is turning a long-vacant downtown building into an event center.

August 19th, 12:11 pm
Habitat projects planned at 2 Nebraska state parks
Habitat projects planned at 2 Nebraska state parks

The water levels will be lowered at two Nebraska state parks as part of projects to improve the areas.

August 19th, 10:51 am