Updated: 01/29/2014 - In a packed hearing room Tuesday afternoon, Sen. John Harms introduced his signature bill to protect drivers. One part of the bill is to ban texting and driving in the state, currently this is a secondary offense meaning drivers have to get pulled over for something else like speeding before getting ticketed for texting.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - The York man who shot at a York County Sheriff's deputy last August will spend 2-4 years in jail.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - A Nebraska lawmaker is proposing a state emergency-contact registry to reunite families after an accident or natural disaster.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - A Northeast Nebraska man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend and her new husband in December 2012 and setting fire to their trailer.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - Lawmakers have begun debate on a bill that would end Nebraska's practice of splitting its electoral votes in presidential elections.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - “A Bumper Crop of Fun” is the Nebraska State Fair’s new theme for 2014.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - A 20-year-old Lincoln man was arrested Monday for leaving the scene of an injury accident.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - A speeding pickup on Highway 92 in Butler County led to a pursuit and the arrest of an impaired driver.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - Items that were assembled to look like a bomb will be investigated by the Nebraska State Patrol. It was found in the middle of the street on Monday night in Fremont.
Updated: 01/29/2014 - The Lincoln-based Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital has bought land for a new Omaha location and chosen the architect.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - Officials are looking for information related to the illegal shooting of a bald eagle in northeast Nebraska.