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Nebraska getting federal funds for elections as part of omnibus spending bill

Lincoln, Neb. -- Nebraska will receive some timely federal funding for elections, courtesy of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 signed by President Trump. Secretary of State John Gale says t... Read More

Nursing, assisted living facilities to be placed in receivership to protect health and safety of residents

Lincoln, Neb. -- A Lancaster County District judge signed an order placing 21 nursing facilities and ten assisted living facilities, in 19 counties,  in receivership for uninterrupted operation of the facilities. The facilities are owned by Cottonwo... Read More

Drivers Reminded to Watch for Ag Equipment

MARCH 23, 2018 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — As National Ag Week comes to a close, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is reminding drivers to watch for agriculture producers working near and traveling on Nebraska’s roads. “Agriculture is Nebraska’s n... Read More

Man accused of tax crime says he's a victim of politics

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln man accused of filing false federal tax returns says he's a victim of politics. Court records say a grand jury Tuesday indicted 62-year-old David Tarrence on four counts of filing a false tax return. A court document... Read More

Neb. Senators Fischer & Sasse vote NO on $1.3 Trillion spending bill

Washington --  A full day before Friday's midnight deadline, Congress approved a sweeping $1.3 trillion spending bill. The Senate vote shortly after midnight averted another government shutdown, an outcome both parties wanted to avoid. The House eas... Read More

Mountain Lion spotted near Sumner

A mountain lion was spotted in a tree on the southwest corner of Sumner Friday morning. Dawson County Sheriff Gary Reiber says it was reported at 6:49am. The mountain lion was not seen on a subsequent check by law enforcement.     ... Read More

Abortion impasse stalls Nebraska budget bill a 2nd time

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A dispute over abortion and family-planning services has stalled a Nebraska state budget bill for the second time, prompting a rebuke from the Speaker of the Legislature. Lawmakers voted 31-7 on Friday to force an end to debat... Read More

(VIDEO) First set of Quadruplets born in Nebraska for 2018

For the first time in 10 years, quadruplets have been born at Nebraska Medicine – Nebraska Medical Center. Three boys and one girl were delivered via cesarean section (C-section) on Friday, Feb. 23, to Shalee and Andy McCarter of Overton, Nebra... Read More

Lincoln man charged in crash death of 8-year-old boy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A man has been charged in the crash death of an 8-year-old boy in Lincoln. Court records show 22-year-old Brandon Valentine was charged Thursday with manslaughter. The records don't list the name an attorney who could comment ... Read More

Former Nebraska Farm Bureau President Bryce Neidig  Passes Away at the age of 86

LINCOLN, NEB. – Bryce Neidig, the second longest serving president of Nebraska Farm Bureau, was remembered for being an articulate and popular president who was enthusiastic about the future of Farm Bureau and agriculture. He died March 22 at the a... Read More

Man in work dispute ends up with pliers lodged in his skull

PLAINVIEW, Neb. (AP) _ Northeast Nebraska authorities say a man involved in a dispute at work ended up with rusty pliers lodged in his skull. Station KNEN reports that the assault occurred Wednesday afternoon at a business near Plainview. The Pier... Read More