News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

The boy with brain cancer who scored a touchdown at a Nebraska practice game is playing football for real. Thirteen-year-old Jack Hoffman took the field Monday to play center for his West Holt junior high team in Atkinson....

June 8th, 11:45 AM CDT
6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field
6 years after Nebraska TD, boy with cancer takes the field

A boy with brain cancer who scored a touchdown at a Nebraska practice game is playing football for real.

3 hrs 46 mins ago
Interstate 29 remains open despite Missouri River flooding
Interstate 29 remains open despite Missouri River flooding

The Missouri River continues to rise and flood mostly rural land in Nebraska and Iowa, but Interstate 29 remains open near Omaha.

4 hrs 38 mins ago
More drugs, weapons found in 2nd search of penitentiary
More drugs, weapons found in 2nd search of penitentiary

Officers found more weapons and drugs during a second search of the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.

6 hrs 27 mins ago
Former Nebraska employee accused of stealing from state
Former Nebraska employee accused of stealing from state

A former employee has been accused of stealing from the Nebraska Education Department.

7 hrs 39 mins ago
1 student diagnosed with mumps, another showing symptoms
1 student diagnosed with mumps, another showing symptoms

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln says one student has been diagnosed with the mumps and another student is showing symptoms of the contagious disease.

20 hrs 55 mins ago
Missouri River flooding threatens Interstate 29 near Omaha
Missouri River flooding threatens Interstate 29 near Omaha

The rising Missouri River broke through two levees northeast of Omaha, but the flooding affected rural areas that have been flooded twice before this year.

21 hrs 23 mins ago
Woman burning love letters sparks Lincoln apartment fire
Woman burning love letters sparks Lincoln apartment fire

It seems this love was too hot to handle.

September 18th, 11:34 AM CDT
Nebraska community may proclaim itself 'a city of arts'
Nebraska community may proclaim itself 'a city of arts'

Falls City officials are considering declaring their community "a city of arts."

September 18th, 11:22 AM CDT
Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights
Mom and dad of abandoned baby twins lose parental rights

A judge has terminated the parental rights of the mother and father of twin baby boys abandoned at a Kearney hospital in February.

September 18th, 7:46 AM CDT
Former mayor accused of child sex assault takes plea deal
Former mayor accused of child sex assault takes plea deal

A former Nebraska mayor accused of child sexual assault has taken a plea deal and been given a year of probation.

September 18th, 5:54 AM CDT
NTSB: Pilot in fatal SD crash should not have had passenger
NTSB: Pilot in fatal SD crash should not have had passenger

The National Transportation Safety Board says a South Dakota pilot who died in a single-engine plane crash along with his teenage son should not have had a passenger.

September 17th, 5:33 PM CDT
Owner of dry cleaner that burned in an explosion charged
Owner of dry cleaner that burned in an explosion charged

The owner of a dry cleaning business that burned following an explosion last year has been charged with arson and other counts.

September 17th, 3:33 PM CDT
Applications being accepted for College World Series grants
Applications being accepted for College World Series grants

The annual grant program sponsored by the College World Series and NCAA is accepting applications through Oct. 1.

September 17th, 1:21 PM CDT
66-year-old Nebraska inmate dies at Lincoln facility
66-year-old Nebraska inmate dies at Lincoln facility

Authorities say a 66-year-old inmate has died at a state facility in Lincoln.

September 17th, 10:41 AM CDT
Safety dominates Lincoln council discussion of scooters
Safety dominates Lincoln council discussion of scooters

Pedestrian safety and rider injuries dominated testimony as the Lincoln City Council considered establishing a pilot program for rental scooters.

September 17th, 8:45 AM CDT
Nebraska trial delayed over crash deaths of 4 from Iowa
Nebraska trial delayed over crash deaths of 4 from Iowa

The Nebraska trial of a Kansas man charged with the collision deaths of four Iowa motorcyclists has been delayed again.

September 17th, 7:08 AM CDT
Omaha councilman pleads guilty to not filing tax returns
Omaha councilman pleads guilty to not filing tax returns

An Omaha city councilman has pleaded guilty to charges that he didn't file federal income tax returns for 2012, 2013 or 2014.

September 17th, 6:08 AM CDT
Nebraska engineering college gets $20M for new building
Nebraska engineering college gets $20M for new building

A major building project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Engineering is getting a $20 million boost from one of North America's largest construction and engineering companies.

September 16th, 3:27 PM CDT
Authorities say driver died after ATV flipped over on him
Authorities say driver died after ATV flipped over on him

Authorities say a 78-year-old man died after his all-terrain vehicle flipped over and pinned him beneath it in the Nebraska Panhandle.

September 16th, 11:23 AM CDT