Posted: 10:32 AM Work is slated to begin on a stretch of road north of Pawnee City, in southeast Nebraska. The Department of Roads says the roadwork will begin Monday on Nebraska Highway 50.
Posted: 7:36 AM An effort to repeal Nebraska's motorcycle-helmet law will get another ride in the Legislature. A new crop of lawmakers are slated to debate the bill, which has failed in past years.
Posted: 9:35 PM U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that problems with steering-gear boxes are causing a loss of control in some Ford trucks. The probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers an estimated 340,000 F250 and F350 Super Duty Trucks from the 2008 model year.
Posted: 9:28 PM Many Americans admit they've done it, but safety experts say drowsy driving is a problem motorists are just starting to wake up to. A fatigue expert on the National Transportation Safety Board says drowsy driving can be as bad as drunken driving.
Posted: 3:16 PM The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Kansas City Field Division and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office announce that ATF is offering a new reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the additional person or persons responsible for the theft of explosives in rural Weeping Water.
Posted: 2:20 PM The City of Grand Island is ramping up its green initiative with a digital newsletter.
Posted: 10:51 PM Senate Republicans have boycotted a scheduled committee vote on President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Updated: 6:30 AM Lawmakers have given first-round approval to a bill that makes up most of Nebraska's state budget.
Updated: 4:50 AM A preliminary federal report says a small plane hit and severed a power line before crashing in northeast Nebraska, killing two people aboard.