Nigerian business e-mail scammer sentenced for fraud

NEW YORK (News Channel Nebraska) - A Nigerian man has been sentenced for a series of email scams across the country, including taking millions from Nebraska residents and businesses. US Attorney Jo... Read More

Motorcyclist dies in south-central Nebraska collision

HASTINGS, NE (1011 NOW) - Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a sport utility vehicle in south-central Nebraska. The Adams County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Kevin Johnson of Fairfield died Friday evening at a U-S H... Read More

Taxpayers affected by flooding could get relief

_informq.push(); OMAHA, NE (Omaha World-Herald News Service) - For those in the nine counties in Nebraska that are part of the federal disaster declaration tax season could be a little easier. In a statement released Sunday the IRS said they ... Read More

Nebraska City Superintendent Dr. Jeff Edwards accepts same position at Grand Island Northwest

GRAND ISLAND - A southeast Nebraska superintendent is taking over a central Nebraska school district. Officials with the Northwest District in Grand Island announced Sunday that current Nebraska City superintendent Jeff Edwards has accepted that s... Read More

NW Nebraska Ford dealer helping with flood recovery in Fremont

_informq.push(); CHADRON, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - Fremont residents are getting flood relief from Nebraskans hundreds of miles away. Last week Wahlstrom Ford in Chadron collected food and supplies destined for Fremont. Owner Rob Wahlst... Read More

Sioux City man is wanted following the murder of an Otoe County couple

OTOE COUNTY, NE (Associated Press) - Authorities are seeking an Iowa man suspected of shooting to death two people at their home in southeast Nebraska and they say the victims are the parents of his former live-in girlfriend. Otoe County Court rec... Read More

Flood Fears Drop at Brownville Nuclear Plant

Omaha, NE.—After days of flood watching, the Cooper nuclear power plant in Brownville is back to normal operations. When flood waters from the Missouri River threatened the plant helicopters dropped sandbags to secure Cooper. While the plant ... Read More

Spring is here, and gardeners are 'raring to go'

Spring is here, and your yard is calling. There are things to do, even if morning temperatures are winter-like — in the 20s and 30s. Soil temperatures are on the cusp of the minimum needed for planting spring crops. Those leaves you left in... Read More

Nick Townsend advances on 'American Idol,' but Omahan Grace Giebler is eliminated

One Nebraskan will remain on “American Idol.” The other was sent home. After his performance, Nick Townsend said he wasn’t sure what would happen. “The judges have everything in their hands,” said Townsend, a native of... Read More

Mills County, Iowa, opens access to some flooded property

People were granted access Sunday to some of their flooded-out properties in Mills County, Iowa. At 1 p.m. Sunday, Mills County authorities lifted the mandatory evacuation order for the unincorporated area from U.S. Highway 34 north to Bungee ... Read More

Blue light, green light: Iowa neighborhoods offer water, laundry service to those in need

Struggling to get by without water in Mills County, Iowa? Look for the lights. In yet another example of the generosity and kindness that’s come out of the flooding in Nebraska and Iowa, residents in a couple of neighborhoods ... Read More