News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Nebraska news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT

A 57-year-old Omaha man has been killed in a dramatic crash on an eastern Omaha interstate. Omaha police say Frederick Cox was eastbound on Woolworth Avenue near the Field Club neighborhood Wednesday night when his vehicle...

June 8th, 11:45 AM CDT
Omaha man killed in dramatic crash on interstate
Omaha man killed in dramatic crash on interstate

A 57-year-old Omaha man has been killed in a dramatic crash on an eastern Omaha interstate.

5 hrs 44 mins ago
Trump approves federal disaster declaration for Nebraska
Trump approves federal disaster declaration for Nebraska

President Donald Trump has approved Nebraska's request for federal disaster assistance in response to historic flooding throughout the state.

7 hrs 12 mins ago
Hay dropped to cattle stranded in Nebraska floodwater
Hay dropped to cattle stranded in Nebraska floodwater

Members of the Nebraska Army National Guard are using helicopters to drop hay bales to cattle marooned by floodwaters in eastern Nebraska.

8 hrs 52 mins ago
The Latest: Another Missouri levee breaches amid flooding
The Latest: Another Missouri levee breaches amid flooding

The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):

9 hrs 40 mins ago
Survey: Bankers losing confidence in 10-state farm economy
Survey: Bankers losing confidence in 10-state farm economy

A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states shows bankers are losing confidence in the future of the region's farm economy in the wake of falling farm income and rising floodwaters.

11 hrs 24 mins ago
Authorities: Man died at scene of Lancaster County crash
Authorities: Man died at scene of Lancaster County crash

Authorities say a man died at the scene of a fiery crash southwest of Lincoln.

11 hrs 24 mins ago
Lincoln eases residential, business water restrictions
Lincoln eases residential, business water restrictions

Lincoln's mayor has eased water use restrictions imposed because of the flooding's threat to the city's well fields on the Platte River.

11 hrs 40 mins ago
Forecasters say spring could bring unprecedented US flooding
Forecasters say spring could bring unprecedented US flooding

The Latest on the spring flood threat in the U.S. (all times local):

12 hrs 4 mins ago
Grand Island police identify officer, man he fatally shot
Grand Island police identify officer, man he fatally shot

Grand Island police have identified an officer and a man he fatally shot after police say the man attacked the officer with a knife.

12 hrs 40 mins ago
Stranded residents rescued amid flooding in Missouri
Stranded residents rescued amid flooding in Missouri

Authorities have rescued several people stranded by flooding in northwest Missouri.

14 hrs ago
Police say pedestrian died at hospital after being struck
Police say pedestrian died at hospital after being struck

Authorities say a man died at a hospital after being struck by a vehicle as he walked across a street in North Platte.

16 hrs 32 mins ago
New plant in Seward expected to create nearly 100 jobs
New plant in Seward expected to create nearly 100 jobs

An Omaha company intends to build a plant in Seward, creating nearly 100 new jobs.

17 hrs 33 mins ago
Minnesota governor sends Guard helicopter, crew to Nebraska
Minnesota governor sends Guard helicopter, crew to Nebraska

Gov. Tim Walz has sent Minnesota Army National Guard troops to Nebraska to help with the flood disaster.

March 20th, 5:42 PM CDT
Nebraska flood damage losses estimated to hit $1.4 billion
Nebraska flood damage losses estimated to hit $1.4 billion

State officials say the flooding that swept Nebraska has caused nearly $1.4 billion in estimated losses and damage.

March 20th, 2:01 PM CDT
The Latest: Union Pacific working to repair tracks, bridges
The Latest: Union Pacific working to repair tracks, bridges

The Latest on Midwest flooding (all times local):

March 20th, 12:45 PM CDT
Union Pacific, BNSF working to restore rail traffic
Union Pacific, BNSF working to restore rail traffic

Union Pacific says its crews are working around the clock so rail traffic can return to normal in Nebraska and adjacent states hard hit by floodwaters from a late-winter storm and snowmelt.

March 20th, 12:01 PM CDT
Nebraska bill to require paid family, medical leave stalls
Nebraska bill to require paid family, medical leave stalls

A bill that would have provided paid family and medical leave for Nebraska workers has stalled in the Legislature.

March 20th, 11:25 AM CDT
Flooding forces cancellation of Offutt air show
Flooding forces cancellation of Offutt air show

Flooding has forced the Air Force to cancel the 2019 Defenders of Freedom Open House and Air Show at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha.

March 20th, 8:13 AM CDT
Nebraska files expedited request for disaster assistance
Nebraska files expedited request for disaster assistance

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has submitted an expedited request to the federal government for disaster assistance in the wake of historic flooding in the state.

March 19th, 5:45 PM CDT