Lincoln Children's Zoo expansion will be even bigger thanks to influx of donations

An already-massive expansion to the Lincoln Children’s Zoo is getting even bigger. The zoo announced last year that it planned to more than double in size, adding giraffes, tigers, sp... Read More

Lincoln police officer's quick reaction helped save man from duplex fire

A young girl's cry for help and the quick reaction of a Lincoln police officer helped save a man from a duplex fire Monday. Lincoln Police Officer Taylor Murphy, who was in civilian clothes, was driving to work in her personal car when she was fla... Read More

Laura Ebke, three other former state senators gather for 'political brew' in Crete Tuesday

CRETE, NE - Two Republicans, a Libertarian and a Liberal walked into a bar. Literally. Former Nebraska state senators Laura Ebke (Crete), Tommy Garrett (Bellevue), Danielle Conrad (Lincoln) and Colby Coash (Lincoln) spoke at the Brew House in dow... Read More

Davenport benefit held for family affected by October shooting in Hebron

DAVENPORT, NE - It's been less than four months since a shooting in Hebron left Davenport native and 28-year-old Remington Elting dead and his brother, 33-year-old Reuben, in critical condition. While Reuben continues his recovery at home after s... Read More

Jefferson, Gage County law enforcement arrest Fairbury man on drug charges after search warrant

FAIRBURY, NE -  Early Tuesday morning, the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office executed a search warrant at 1007 5th Street in Fairbury. Information had been gathered by law enforcement in both Gage and Jefferson Counties on a residence that had ill... Read More

Fairbury head football, volleyball coaches' resignations approved by board Monday

FAIRBURY, NE - The resignation of three Fairbury teachers, including two high school coaches, was unanimously approved by the Fairbury school board on Monday night during the board's monthly meeting at the '47 building. Jeffs head football coach a... Read More

Nebraska City man dies in grain bin accident

UNADILLA -- Dennis Meyer, a 69-year-old Nebraska City man, died in a grain bin accident Saturday afternoon at farm northeast of Unadilla. A press release from the Otoe County Sheriff's Office says Meyer had climbed into the bin to clear ... Read More

71-year-old Nebraska man dies following crash on Interstate 80 near Milford

A 71-year-old Nebraska man died from injuries he received Sunday in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 near Milford. Robert Robotham of Milford was taken to Bryan West Medical Center in Lincoln, where he died, a spokesman for the Neb... Read More

Man is critically wounded in shooting outside Lincoln restaurant

A man went to a hospital in critical condition early Sunday after a shooting outside a restaurant in north Lincoln, police said. The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of family, appeared to have life-threatening injurie... Read More

Lincoln nurses sue CHI Health, alleging they were not paid proper wages for on-call hours

Seven current and former nurses at St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln have named Catholic Health Initiatives in a federal lawsuit. The nurses allege that they were not paid what they were due under state and federal law for time worked ... Read More

Judge delays release of convicted Omaha killer Jack E. Harris; case headed to State Supreme Court

LINCOLN — A convicted Omaha killer, ordered to go free earlier this week, will stay put in prison for now. Lancaster County District Judge Jodi Nelson opted Friday to keep Jack E. Harris, 47, in prison while the state appeals her decis... Read More