Business groups back income tax bill; farm groups lukewarm
Business groups back income tax bill; farm groups lukewarm

Nebraska business groups are backing a proposal to cut the state's top income tax rates and put money into a property tax credit, but farm groups aren't quite as enthusiastic.

24 mins ago
Kansas City Zoo polar bear with liver cancer euthanized
Kansas City Zoo polar bear with liver cancer euthanized

Kansas City Zoo officials say a polar bear at the zoo has been euthanized because she was suffering from liver cancer.

1 hr ago
City hires private firm to manage ailing Ralston Arena
City hires private firm to manage ailing Ralston Arena

A private management firm will take over operations at the financially troubled Ralston Arena in suburban Omaha.

3 hrs ago
Nebraska lawmakers advance jobs bill for ex-convicts
Nebraska lawmakers advance jobs bill for ex-convicts

Former convicts who apply for a job in Nebraska would get the chance to explain the circumstances behind their crimes and the steps they've taken to rehabilitate themselves under a bill advanced by lawmakers.

3 hrs 36 mins ago
Prof accused of defacing congressman's campaign signs
Prof accused of defacing congressman's campaign signs

Lincoln police have accused a University of Nebraska-Lincoln assistant professor of defacing U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry campaign signs last fall.

4 hrs 20 mins ago
Snow falls in New York as snow, rains hit swaths of US
Snow falls in New York as snow, rains hit swaths of US

Snow is beginning to fall in New York City, and schools in several parts of the U.S. are closing or delaying their starts amid predictions for storms and messy afternoon commutes.

4 hrs 24 mins ago
Driver dies in Saline County rollover crash
Driver dies in Saline County rollover crash

Authorities say a driver was killed in a rollover crash off a highway in southeast Nebraska's Saline County.

5 hrs 37 mins ago
Class-action status sought for Nebraska inmates' lawsuit
Class-action status sought for Nebraska inmates' lawsuit

Lawyers representing 11 Nebraska inmates who sued the state over prison conditions are seeking class-action status for the lawsuit.

9 hrs 1 min ago
Former treasurer sentenced for theft; must pay restitution
Former treasurer sentenced for theft; must pay restitution

A former treasurer has been sentenced for stealing from the Jewish Federation of Lincoln.

10 hrs 17 mins ago
Ricketts meets with government, business leaders in Mexico
Ricketts meets with government, business leaders in Mexico

Gov. Pete Ricketts is once again promoting Nebraska to Mexican business and government leaders.

23 hrs 33 mins ago
Nebraska mayor unhappy with mental health center's location
Nebraska mayor unhappy with mental health center's location

A Nebraska mayor is warning that his city could lose property tax revenue if county officials move ahead with their choice for the site of a new mental health crisis center.

February 19th, 11:01 AM CST
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CST
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. CST

A May 6 trial start has been scheduled for a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a woman in central Nebraska. Valley County District Court records say the Rev. John Kakkuzhiyil entered a written plea of...

June 8th, 11:45 AM CDT
Priest pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting woman
Priest pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting woman

A May trial has been scheduled for a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a woman in central Nebraska.

February 19th, 7:01 AM CST
Authorities say 1 person died in southeast Nebraska blaze
Authorities say 1 person died in southeast Nebraska blaze

Authorities say one person has been killed in a southeast Nebraska house fire.

February 19th, 5:45 AM CST
Distribution warehouse closes and eliminates 300 Omaha jobs
Distribution warehouse closes and eliminates 300 Omaha jobs

About 300 jobs will be eliminated in the Omaha area when a distribution warehouse that served Shopko stores closes.

February 18th, 5:28 PM CST
School policy on reporting abuse differs from state law
School policy on reporting abuse differs from state law

The Omaha school district's policy on reporting suspected abuse differs from state law that requires all school employees to report abuse to law enforcement.

February 18th, 1:11 PM CST
Farmers reminded about the dangers of working in grain bins
Farmers reminded about the dangers of working in grain bins

Working in grain bins can be deadly, so insurers want to remind farmers of the dangers.

February 18th, 9:19 AM CST
Storm leaves Iowa and Nebraska blanketed with deep snow
Storm leaves Iowa and Nebraska blanketed with deep snow

A storm has buried much of Iowa and Nebraska under more than a half-foot of snow.

February 17th, 12:42 PM CST
Spring migration in full view at Ponca State Park
Spring migration in full view at Ponca State Park

People are invited to enjoy the wonders of the spring bird migration at Ponca State Park during Marsh Madness.

February 17th, 11:26 AM CST
City, state get in step on plans for old veterans home
City, state get in step on plans for old veterans home

Grand Island's mayor says two state agencies will work with the city on what to do with the former Grand Island Veterans Home buildings and land.

February 17th, 11:22 AM CST