LINCOLN – Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts slammed a new tax proposal  that was unveiled Wednesday by the state Legislature’s Revenue Committee. The plan would reduce property taxes by boosting state aid to K-12 schools, raising the state sales ta'... Read More

 NEBRASKA CITY - The Otoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident on Highway 75 south of Nebraska City. Fire crews were dispatched at 11:45 p.m. to a truck on fire. They were informed enroute that the situation involved an '... Read More

AUBURN – Ken Brock and his service dog Pam understand the day-by-day battle of those going through the Wounded Warrior Project. Brock, who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, reached Auburn Tuesday, about the half-way mark of his 2,'... Read More

NEW YORK — U.S. measles cases have surged again and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. Health officials on Monday said 555 measles cases have been confirmed so far this year, up from 465 a week ago. A case of measles in '... Read More

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

LINCOLN — Nebraska lawmakers took aim Tuesday at scam artists who use fake telephone numbers to fool people into answering their calls. Senators gave overwhelming first-round approval to Legislative Bill 693, introduced by State Sen.'... Read More

DONIPHAN, Neb. — A Shelton woman was driving north Monday on U.S. Highway 281 when a man who’d been kicked out of another vehicle forced his way into her van. The woman, frightened by the man, took her infant and left the vehicle. Bu'... Read More

KEARNEY, Neb. — A 28-year-old Shelton man has been identified as the victim of a van-train crash early Sunday in Kearney. Shane Hoffman was driving a van north on Avenue C when he allegedly drove through a barricaded Union Pacific Railroad c'... Read More

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

According to the Grand Island Independent, former Broken Bow City Administrator Brent Clark has decided to leave his position in Grand Island. According to a press release, “Mayor Steele and Brent Clark have mutually agreed to end Mr. Clark’s '... Read More

WASHINGTON — Bob Kerrey’s canceled commencement appearance reflects the no-holds-barred political polarization reigning in America today. University of Nebraska-Lincoln political science professor John Hibbing compared the current '... Read More

LINCOLN — Industrial hemp could be on its way back to Nebraska fields after almost 80 years. State lawmakers took a major step Monday toward allowing marijuana’s practical cousin to be grown, harvested, processed and marketed in the '... Read More

Helen and Rudy Sloup raised their six sons to appreciate honest work, honor their family and love their neighbors. “We learned to work hard and take care of ourselves and take care of our family,” Bob Sloup, the couple’s eldest son'... Read More

KEARNEY — Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Nebraska Foundation and the Kearney Family YMCA, Wyatt Smidt and his family — including his parents, Kyle and Kathy, and his sister, Ashlyn — will go to Disney World in June. Wyatt, 4, of Kearney was diagn'... Read More