Flooding closes on, off ramps along I-29 in western Iowa
Flooding closes on, off ramps along I-29 in western Iowa

Only weeks after reopening in the wake of historic flooding along the Missouri River in March, Interstate 29 on and off ramps for Highway 2 in southwest Iowa have again closed due to flooding.

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Omaha museum already on hunt for donated Christmas tree
Omaha museum already on hunt for donated Christmas tree

Just as summer is finally coming into view in Nebraska, an Omaha museum is kicking off its search for the perfect Christmas tree.

4 hrs 34 mins ago
Boat cleaning station installed at Lewis and Clark Lake
Boat cleaning station installed at Lewis and Clark Lake

A boat cleaning station has been installed at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area's Weigand Marina in northern Nebraska.

4 hrs 38 mins ago
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CDT

The Nebraska Fire Marshal's office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and injured three people. The office said in a news release Friday afternoon that the fire at...

June 8th, 11:45 AM CDT
The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire
The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire

The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local):

19 hrs 35 mins ago
Driver arrested in Lincoln crash that killed passenger
Driver arrested in Lincoln crash that killed passenger

Lincoln police say a driver has been arrested in a crash last month that killed her passenger.

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Nebraska inmate in prison for manslaughter dies in custody
Nebraska inmate in prison for manslaughter dies in custody

Nebraska prison officials say a man serving a decades-long sentence for manslaughter has died in custody.

May 24th, 12:37 PM CDT
Omaha resumes sewage treatment after severe flooding
Omaha resumes sewage treatment after severe flooding

Omaha's sewage treatment plant is back online after severe flooding forced public works officials to shut it down and pump raw sewage into the Missouri River for a month.

May 24th, 10:17 AM CDT
Crews contain large fire at Hastings fertilizer plant
Crews contain large fire at Hastings fertilizer plant

Crews have contained a large fire at a Hastings fertilizer plant.

May 24th, 6:24 AM CDT
Inmate in handcuffs briefly escape courthouse in Lexington
Inmate in handcuffs briefly escape courthouse in Lexington

A handcuffed inmate escaped from the Dawson County Courthouse in Lexington but was quickly found a few blocks away.

May 24th, 6:00 AM CDT
Off-duty deputy fires gun at driver after reporting chase
Off-duty deputy fires gun at driver after reporting chase

Omaha police say an off-duty mall security guard faces charges after using his vehicle to chase suspected shoplifters in an incident that also saw an off-duty sheriff's deputy fire a gun at one of the suspects.

May 23rd, 5:56 PM CDT
The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill
The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill

The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local):

May 23rd, 3:52 PM CDT
Abortion drug notice bill heads to final vote in Nebraska
Abortion drug notice bill heads to final vote in Nebraska

A bill that would require Nebraska abortion providers to give women information about possibly continuing their pregnancy after taking the first of two abortion drugs is headed to a final vote in the Legislature.

May 23rd, 3:08 PM CDT
Nebraska advances bill to promote participation in Census
Nebraska advances bill to promote participation in Census

Nebraska lawmakers are setting the groundwork for a plan to get as many residents as possible to participate in the 2020 Census.

May 23rd, 2:56 PM CDT
Bill to lower Nebraska's corporate income tax stalls
Bill to lower Nebraska's corporate income tax stalls

A bill that would have lowered Nebraska's top corporate income tax rate is dead for the year but could return in the 2020 legislative session.

May 23rd, 2:27 PM CDT
Group formed to recall Omaha mayor ends its efforts
Group formed to recall Omaha mayor ends its efforts

A group formed to recall Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert (STAH'-thurt) has halted its efforts.

May 23rd, 9:11 AM CDT
Former teacher pleads not guilty in student sex case
Former teacher pleads not guilty in student sex case

A former Hastings teacher accused of having sex with a teenage student and providing her alcohol has pleaded not guilty.

May 23rd, 7:19 AM CDT
Jury convicts man of murder for shooting outside Omaha store
Jury convicts man of murder for shooting outside Omaha store

A jury has found a 30-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder and two weapons crimes in Omaha.

May 23rd, 5:55 AM CDT
Last-minute push for Nebraska property tax package fails
Last-minute push for Nebraska property tax package fails

A last-minute push to pass a property tax package has stalled in the Nebraska Legislature, dimming the prospects of any major changes this year.

May 22nd, 9:27 PM CDT
Patrol: Nearly 2 dozen students injured in school bus crash
Patrol: Nearly 2 dozen students injured in school bus crash

The Nebraska State Patrol says nearly two dozen students suffered minor injuries in a crash in southeastern Nebraska.

May 22nd, 5:27 PM CDT