Girlfriend is arrested after Texas man dies in stabbing near 168th, Fort; her mom says it was self-defense

A 30-year-old Texas woman who was arrested on suspicion of criminal homicide after being accused of stabbing her boyfriend Saturday night in Omaha was defending herself, according to a relative.... Read More

Jimmy Fallon and his audience got a good laugh this week from a quirky sign at an Omaha department store. The host of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has a regular bit on his NBC show called “Bad Signs,” and on Tuesday h... Read More

The Omaha Public Power District is accelerating its timetable to replace aging high-pressure sodium streetlights with more efficient, longer-lasting LED lights. An operations manager briefed the OPPD board this week about the district’... Read More

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A fire chief says no one was injured in a plane crash Friday morning at the Hastings airport. Firefighters and other first responders were dispatched to Hastings Municipal Airport around 8 a.m. Friday. Hastings... Read More

Kearney-based Buckle Inc. reported a bright spot to investors Thursday: an improvement in the company’s bottom line, despite more falling sales in the fourth quarter. The teen clothing retailer with stores in malls across the country h... Read More

WINNEBAGO - Wildlife officials are confirming a mountain lion sighting in northeast Nebraska. A Facebook post by the Winnebago Wildlife and Parks Department says that a confirmed photo of a mountain lion was taken near BIA 51 Road east of Winnebag... Read More

WAKEFIELD, NE (KTIV) - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a news release they have cited Michael Foods Inc., an egg processing facility based in Wakefield, Nebraska, for multiple safety violation... Read More

WAYNE - Icy conditions are being seen all over northeast Nebraska. Wayne County Emergency Manager Nic Kemnitz says branches around town are beginning to bend due to the weight of the ice that has fallen on Friday. A post by Kemnitz to the National... Read More

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ORCHARD - Two people are in jail following a multi-unit drug investigation. The Nebraska State Patrol says 41-year old Fred Beyer and 34-year old Sadie Eberhardt were arrested on Thursday. Law enforcement officials served a warrant on a residence ... Read More

An 8-year-old boy died Friday after a two-vehicle crash in Lincoln. Lincoln police said a driver in a Volkswagen Golf was westbound on Garland Street about 6:35 a.m. and stopped at a stop sign at North Cotner Boulevard. The Volkswagen ... Read More