Posted: 8:14 PM A bill designed to attract large wind-energy farms to Nebraska is headed to a final vote in the Legislature. Lawmakers gave second-round approval Tuesday to the bill, which would extend sales tax exemptions to wind-energy companies.
Posted: 6:49 PM The 23-year-old man charged in a January standoff has been given jail time.
Posted: 6:33 PM Officials say an 18-year-old was holding an infant in a car seat above his head when the baby fell.
Updated: 7:34 AM As the death toll rises for the massive tornado that hit Moore, Okla., Monday afternoon, some well-known relief agencies are jumping into action. There are many ways for those in Oklahoma and all over the country to help.
Updated: 6:40 AM The White House says President Barack Obama opposes a House bill that would speed approval of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.
Posted: 3:23 PM A 24-year-old Hershey man has pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated in a crash that killed a woman.
Posted: 3:10 PM A public defender in central Nebraska has suffered a heart attack, leading a judge to declare a mistrial in an assault case.
Posted: 3:03 PM Stuhr Museum is proud to announce our participation in the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Posted: 7:58 PM A 70-year-old registered sex offender from North Platte who pleaded no contest to a new charge of child sexual assault is going to prison.
Updated: 4:30 AM The Nebraska State Board of Health is recruiting members to serve on five of its professional boards. New professional members are required to be Nebraska residents who are actively engaged in practice, with a license in good standing.
Updated: 6:04 AM The Senate is debating cuts to the federal crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week. The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to agriculture subsidies and crop insurance in the legislation, which would cost almost $100 billion a year over five years and would set policy for farm programs and food aid.
Posted: 9:10 PM The Elm Creek Beacon-Observer's 21-year-old new owner has published the first edition of the weekly newspaper he bought in March. Publisher Michael Happ put out the newspaper for the first time Thursday, then graduated days later from Creighton University with majors in political science and theology.
Updated: 10:56 PM Union Pacific officials say a broken rail was found when crews were checking out an issue with a safety gate.
Updated: 6:53 AM Students and staff are mourning the loss of Gary Monter.
Posted: 5:21 PM The Nuckolls County sheriff's office says a 31-year-old woman had died in a one-vehicle crash near Superior in south-central Nebraska.
Posted: 5:15 PM Jaime Francisco Barraza was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment, to be followed by 5 years of supervised release, and he was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment, following his conviction for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine.
Posted: 5:09 PM Ruben Manzano has been sentenced to 70 months in jail, followed by 2 years of supervised release and a $100 fine for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.