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- Kenneth Ferriera, Justin Wan, Larry Robinson, Lincoln Journal Star
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The University of Nebraska Foundation applied to change the will of a deceased donor in order to bring the terms of the Esther Freshman Scholarship in line with the law.
A former Nebraska corrections employee who gave birth in December now faces a felony charge after DNA testing confirmed that an inmate is likely the father of the baby boy.
Two people died in an early morning house fire in Omaha Saturday, according to the Omaha Fire Department.
Disney’s “Aladdin” will play an eight-show engagement at the Lied Center for Performing Arts from Oct. 3-8.
The annual prairie grass burning season has begun in Kansas and Oklahoma, which could mean irritating smoke rolling north into Nebraska.
A year after it launched, nearly 700 people have downloaded a Nebraska app designed to help young people cope with mental health issues and prevent youth suicide.
A proposed board resolution would put a $41 million bond issue before voters to build a central elementary school next to the current junior/senior high school.
Teresa Forst attends all kinds of events in Lincoln, but she doesn't always attend under that name. Instead, she's Shades the Clown.
An Illinois man was arrested near Pawnee City after state troopers found multiple guns and drugs in his car, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
A plan to remake South Omaha's historic Plaza de la Raza and nearby areas drew support Monday, with State Sen. Tony Vargas saying he will "fight like hell" for $25 million in state money.
The mission of Queerarchy is to design unique items "as powerful symbols that inspire happiness so the queer community can live their lives freely without fear or shame."
Its final inspection on Sept. 27, 1948, made North Platte one of Union Pacific's key centers and culminated William M. Jeffers’ influence on U.P.’s course in his hometown.
Depending on your generation, it may have taken a long time to break yourself of calling a refrigerator the “ice box.”
Two people were injured in a shooting Saturday morning in Omaha while driving.
The Nebraska State Patrol on Monday identified a 31-year-old Michigan man as the victim of last week's fatal shooting near Hartington.
The former corrections employee was charged last week with sexual abuse of an inmate after she allegedly had a relationship with an inmate and gave birth to his child.
Three former police officers have filed claims with the city, alleging the police chief made false comments to news outlets regarding why they were fired.
Authorities in Seward County seized 44 pounds of meth, 9,000 fentanyl pills and a stolen firearm during a traffic stop on eastbound I-80 on Saturday.
Douglas County Board members are raising concerns about large amounts of waste from a recent Kansas oil pipeline spill being dumped in the county's Pheasant Point Landfill in rural Bennington.
Second suspect, a 16-year-old, arrested in connection to fatal shooting at Grand Island's Fonner Park
The Grand Island Police Department said Friday that a 16-year-old Grand Island teen was arrested and booked at the Hall County Jail Thursday evening.
A 45-year-old Lincoln man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in southwest Omaha Friday afternoon.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Omaha Police Department are investigating the death of a 39-year-old Omaha man as a homicide.
How much should parents be able to direct what schools teach their children? Nebraska lawmakers moved forward with one set of new rules, although a more controversial proposal remains alive.
Police have ruled the death of 20-year-old Rico Katami an accidental overdose after an autopsy. His body was found along Burlington Avenue during January.
Nebraska and South Carolina currently are the only states that do not use vending machines to process lottery ticket sales.
The state auditor is calling for GPS tracking of state vehicles used by a Nebraska DOT employee after the employee logged more than 1,355 hours of overtime in two years.
The Columbus Public Schools Board of Education on March 9 approved calling a special election in May for voters to decide on a $53.5 million facilities bond referendum.
Lincoln residents 68-year-old Anne Koehler, 12-year-old Nolan Palmer and 40-year-old mother Lindsey Palmer climbed to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro last month.
Finalists for Nebraska education commissioner include in-state superintendent, others with state ties
The Nebraska Board of Education will interview the finalists March 30 before making its pick the next day.
A 19-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday just west of Ralston High School.
Officials said waste from a Kansas oil pipeline spill don't pose an environmental threat near a landfill outside Omaha.
Can an employee sue their employer in civil court for a workplace injury? A judge will decide in a lawsuit brought against Catholic Charities of Omaha by an employee after an active-shooter drill.
Floor action in the Nebraska Legislature returned to a more steady pace Thursday as lawmakers reached an agreement that could mean the end of a three-week long filibuster.
Council Bluffs police are searching for 56-year-old Patrick Weber of Kearney, Nebraska, who was reported missing after traveling to Iowa last month.
A 20-year-old Louisiana man charged with second-degree murder allegedly told witnesses that the man he shot had spoken ill of his mother.
A former janitor at Otte Middle School in Blair was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for sending a sexually explicit photo to a student.
The World Health Organization didn't recommend remdesivir for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 until late 2022.
Omaha pet Howie the rainbow crab knows sign language, how to walk on a leash and give a great high five. His talents have led to nearly 600,000 social media followers.
Facing a shrinking pool of priests, declining Mass attendance and population shifts from rural to urban areas, the Archdiocese of Omaha plans to group its parishes into families.
A 61-year-old Omaha man died Monday from injuries he received last week when his vehicle collided with a school bus.
USA Today named the Omaha Zoo as the nation's best in its annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.
A $27.9 million school bond issue in Wayne passed by 30 votes.
In a sport he took up just three years ago and began to flourish in three months ago, junior Eli Etherton has already won a national championship.
K.O. Toys & Arcade and The Country Wagon have been asked to leave Conestoga Mall by new owners. The stores will close by the end of March.