North Carolina man arrested after attempting to kidnap 14-year-old girl, Lincoln police say

A North Carolina man was arrested by Lincoln police after they say he attempted to kidnap a 14-year-old girl and take her to live with him in Wisconsin. The 27-year-old man had been in co... Read More

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks on 'notion of empathy' in life and work at UNL

When Satya Nadella got his first job at Microsoft in 1992, he made it through the grueling seven-hour interview of coding and puzzle exercises only to be stumped by one scenario question at the end: You’re sitting at an intersection when you see... Read More

Wymore City Council swears in Anthony Shepardson as new chief of police Wednesday

WYMORE - The City of Wymore has a new chief of police. At Wednesday's city council meeting at the Wymore Community Center, Anthony Shepardson was officially sworn in, and he'll begin duties immediately. Shepardson, 49, has worked for the Gage ... Read More

Three's Pieces Autism Awareness Group, ESU District 5 partner for Autism/Disability Resource Night Tuesday

FAIRBURY - On Tuesday night, Fairbury-based non-profit Three's Pieces Autism Awareness Group, in cooperation with Beatrice's Educational Services Unit District 5, hosted "Autism/Disability Resource Night" at Fairbury High School's Burkley Fine Arts... Read More

Fairbury City Council holds numerous hearings on LB-840 funding, other business Tuesday

FAIRBURY - It was a busy night in the Fairbury City Council chambers Tuesday, with a total of six public hearings, nine business items and five ordinances on the agenda. City administrator Colin Bielser gave a semi-annual review of the Local Opti... Read More

Authorities in Lincoln arrest man wanted in 2016 Mississippi slaying

Authorities have arrested a man at a home in Lincoln who was wanted in connection with a 2016 killing in Mississippi. Monday night, the Metro Fugitive Task Force arrested 25-year-old Stephon Clay, who is a suspect in a fatal shooting in ... Read More

Historic March flooding has some gardeners weary of potential food borne illness in homegrown produce

FAIRBURY - The historic flooding in Nebraska this year has had lasting impacts on thousands residents across the state - those impacts vary in severity, depending on where you are in the state. Southeast Nebraska was spared, comparatively, but the... Read More

Safety and security at UNO heightened

OMAHA, NE (Eric McKay / News Channel Nebraska) - As the school year heads into its final weeks, security concerns at the University of Nebraska at Omaha remain higher than normal. In the past few weeks UNO has received word from Omaha Police of tw... Read More

Nebraska advances bill to create military license plates

LINCOLN, NE (AP) - Nebraska motorists could show off their military affiliation or support for US troops on their license plates by 2021 under a bill advanced by lawmakers. Lawmakers gave the measure first-round approval Monday on a 37-0 vote. ... Read More

Crashed car goes up in flames, driver cited for DUI

OMAHA, NE (Matthew Walsh / News Channel Nebraska) - An Omaha Street was closed for about three hours three hours Sunday morning after an alleged DUI crash caused a fire. Police responded to the crash at 50th and Ames just before 4 AM. Accord... Read More

Lincoln talk show host's death brings messages of sorrow

LINCOLN, NE (AP) - The death of a popular Nebraska talk radio host has brought messages of sorrow from the state's governor and other Republican leaders. Lincoln police say 53-year-old host of the KLINAM show Drive Time Lincoln Coby Mach was foun... Read More