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Alan Jackson's Sept. 21 concert at Omaha's CHI HEALTH CENTER postponed

Show to Be Rescheduled; All Tickets Will Be Honored Omaha, Neb. -- In consideration of recent tragic events impacting Alan Jackson and his family,  the Country Music Hall of Famer’s Friday, September 21 concert at the CHI Health Center (former... Read More

Authorities say 2 people died after Adams County collision

Hastings, Neb. -- Authorities say two people have died after a collision in south-central Nebraska's Adams County. The accident occurred around 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, south of Hastings. The Adams County Sheriff's Office says a westbound vehicle driv... Read More

Nebraska girl killed, 6 others injured in Missouri crash

Bolivar,  Missouri -- Authorities say an 11-year-old girl was killed and two of her brothers were seriously injured when a car carrying seven family members from Nebraska overturned in Missouri. The one-car accident occurred early Tuesday on Miss... Read More

$2.5 Million Will Go to Broken Bow Airport for Runway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, says she's learned Broken Bow Municipal Airport/Keith Glaze Field will receive more than $2.5 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Tra... Read More

Authorities say 1,000 pounds of pot seized in Sarpy County

Papillion, Neb. -- Authorities say deputies arrested two men after marijuana with an estimated street value of up to $5 million was found after a traffic stop in eastern Nebraska's Sarpy County. The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office says a deputy pull... Read More

Computer virus hampers city workers in Beatrice

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) _ Officials in the southeast Nebraska city of Beatrice have been working on restoring phone and internet service lost to the work of a hacker. City administrator Tobias Tempelmeyer says it seems a computer virus was installed a... Read More

Woman accused of Medicaid overbilling must pay restitution

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A Lincoln woman accused of overbilling Medicaid for services she provided an ailing client has been told to pay back the money. Lancaster County District Court records say 56-year-old Debra Dukes was sentenced Monday to five y... Read More

Patrol releases name of man killed at railroad yard

North Platte, Neb. -- Authorities say a man killed at Union Pacific's railroad yard in western Nebraska's North Platte was run over by a fuel truck. Station KNOP reports that the Nebraska State Patrol confirmed the victim's name: Ryan Ziel. Pat... Read More

$1M Powerball ticket sold in Bellevue expiring in few weeks

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) _ The purchaser of a Powerball ticket in Bellevue has only a few weeks left to claim his or her $1 million prize. The Nebraska Lottery says the ticket sold at a Kwik Shop on Capehart Road matched the first five numbers drawn Ap... Read More

UNMC clinical trial shows cannabidiol benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures. A study authorized by Nebraska lawmakers in 2015 has shown the ... Read More

Former teacher, Husker imprisoned in child sex assault case

LINCOLN, Neb. - A former Lincoln schoolteacher and Husker football player has been sentenced to prison in a child sex assault case. Lancaster County District Court records say 41-year-old Sean Applegate was given 15 to 20 years at his Lincoln cour... Read More

Nebraska governor hopeful Krist denies drinking allegations

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska Republican officials have accused Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist of drinking on the job as a state senator and implied he drove while intoxicated, allegations that state investigators dismissed and that Krist fe... Read More

Couple's bodies found in northern Nebraska home

LYNCH, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in their northern Nebraska home. Station KBRX reports that 57-year-old Brenda Wickersham and her husband, 65-year-old Darold Wickersham, were shot to... Read More

Ex-assistant principal takes plea deal in student sex case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A former assistant principal accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student has pleaded no contest in Omaha. Douglas County District Court records say 46-year-old Matthew Fedde entered the pleas Monday to two felony counts of ... Read More