Omaha police recover trailer used to haul youth athletic program equipment

OMAHA, NE (Omaha World-Herald News Source) - A stolen trailer belonging to an Omaha police athletic league for at-risk youngsters has been recovered. The 2015 6-by-12-foot black box trailer, valued... Read More

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts got in an early punch on Tuesday, jabbing a legislative proposal to reduce property taxes as "the largest tax increase in Nebraska's history." He is the first in an expected long line of opponents of Legis... Read More

YORK, Neb. — A judge has added 20 to 40 more years to the life sentence being served by Erica Jenkins. Court records say Jenkins, 29, was sentenced Monday in York, convicted of assault of a confined person. Prosecutors say Jenkins punched and u... Read More

ROYAL, NE — It’s hard to believe anything newsworthy could come from Royal, Nebraska: population 81.  That was largely the case until the 90s when the zoo opened.  It was still mostly true until 2005 when the zoo’s chimpanzees escaped, race... Read More

An Omaha woman was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation for firing a warning shot at her romantic rival and inadvertently killing the rival’s 15-year-old daughter. Douglas County District Judge James Gleason sentenced Catessa Barnum, 27... Read More

SHELTON, Neb. — Two small children escaped serious injury Saturday after the car in which they were riding lost control, ejecting the front-seat passengers and catching fire. At 11:06 a.m., a 27-year-old Shelton man was driving his 200... Read More

A man has been arrested in connection with a slaying Monday at a home in Shenandoah, Iowa. Shenandoah police say Toby McCunn, 34, fatally shot Joshua L. Jordan, 33. McCunn was booked into the Page County Jail after being examined for a l... Read More

A town hall meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday for Mills County flood victims to discuss rebuilding efforts. The meeting will be held at the GRC site, 111 Lacey St., in Glenwood. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, Small ... Read More

Though stagnant water can be an appealing breeding ground for mosquitoes, it's still early to know if floodwaters will impact this season's mosquito population. When the flooding occurred in March, temperatures were still cool. Cool weather is not... Read More

FAIRBURY - Fairbury’s City-wide clean-up is underway this week, and continues through Friday. For the next four days, Fairbury residents have the chance to dispose of large items free of charge - all in an effort to make Fairbury cleaner. Th... Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A 25-year-old Sidney, Neb. man is dead after the vehicle he was riding in early Monday morning crashed into a semi truck and tractor trailer that had crossed the median on Interstate 80 east of Cheyenne, Wyo. A 2013 Freightliner, ... Read More