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Nebraska Democrats on Friday criticized a TV ad showing Republican governor candidate Beau McCoy knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post with...
This marks the fifth time Michael Ryan, the former religious cult leader convicted of the torture and murder of a follower, has lost an appeal to...
Ralston authorities believe Amiee Kearns, 42, was a drug dealer who owed money.
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Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
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Financial picture improving for city-owned Mid-America Center
So far this fiscal year, the MAC is showing a profit of $19,000, but an annual loss is still expected. The deficit, though, is projected to be far lower than last year.
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19-year-old arrested in connection with March shooting
Malik Watson, 19, was wanted in connection with a March 30 shooting near 44th Street and Ellison Avenue.
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No injuries after fire at midtown's old Mercer Mansion
The fire at 914 Mercer Blvd. was reported about 2:10 p.m. Authorities said it appeared the blaze started on the second floor.
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17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Seventeen lawmakers, who as freshmen replaced the first senators term-limited out of office, reach the same fate.
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
Gach P. Yiech, 17, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, attempted robbery, use of a weapon to commit a felony and obstructing police officers, said Officer James Shade, a police spokesman.
Police identify 21-year-old shot in ankle near 30th, W Streets
Thomas Ross Jr. was walking alone after going to the Afoma Corner Store on 30th and U Streets when he was shot in the ankle near W Street by two men in a silver car.
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Interstate construction to cause lane shifts, closings in Omaha area
Drivers on the Interstate system in the Omaha area should be prepared for a number of changes next week.
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29-year-old Omahan arrested for 22nd time in Lincoln
Police in Lincoln say they have arrested Geno Lasir Montgomery on suspicion of driving on a suspended license — a crime for which he's been convicted 21 other times.
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Portion of Saddle Creek Road closed after water main break
Saddle Creek from Leavenworth to Farnam Streets was shut down in both directions shortly after the 2 a.m. break, said Officer James Shade, a police spokesman.
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Explosive device blows hole in windshield, damages another car
Officers in the area heard the explosion and reported a bright flash about 3:15 a.m. near 29th Street and Woolworth Avenue.
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Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
During the session that ended Thursday, the Legislature approved $412 million in tax relief over the next five years.
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Last day of 2014 Legislature: Praise, passage of a last few bills and more on mountain lions
Nebraska lawmakers adjourned for the final time this year at 5:36 p.m. Thursday but not before hearing one more time from State Sen. Ernie Chambers about his desire to ban mountain lion hunting in Nebraska.
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Southerly winds carry smoke to Nebraska and Iowa from controlled burns on pasture land hundreds of miles away
Omahan charged in fatal shooting in Benson neighborhood
Dennis Brewer Jr., 21, is ordered held without bail in the slaying of Tielor Williams, 18, at Gallagher Park on Monday night
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Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
Eric English, 30, received 22 to 33 years for distributing crack cocaine and possessing a firearm. Carlos Taylor, 35, was sentenced to 20 to 35 years for possessing and delivering crack cocaine.
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Search the salaries of employees at public agencies in Nebraska.
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A voice of experience: Ex-gang member helps lead fight against Omaha violence
Chevist Johnson was hired by the Omaha Police Department in 2011 to become its first gang specialist, focusing on north Omaha. Encouraged by the impact Johnson made in schools, jails, homes and community groups, the city has added a second specialist, this time in South Omaha.
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The thrill of the skill: Omaha hosts statewide contest for students of the trades
This week, the Nebraska chapter of SkillsUSA hosted 1,500 students from high school and college for the first time in Omaha.
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Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
The Nebraska Supreme Court issued the reprimand after an investigation into Gregory Schatz’s actions in obtaining the release from jail of Michael Davlin.
Explosive device blows hole in windshield, damages another car
Financial picture improving for city-owned Mid-America Center
19-year-old arrested in connection with March shooting
No injuries after fire at midtown's old Mercer Mansion
17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Keystone XL pipeline backers blast 'political expediency' as foes hail ruling to delay decision
29-year-old Omahan arrested for 22nd time in Lincoln
Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
Portion of Saddle Creek Road closed after water main break
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
Police identify 21-year-old shot in ankle near 30th, W Streets
Cult murderer's death row appeal denied, but execution in limbo
Beau McCoy strikes Obama doll in TV ad; Democrats are not happy
Police: Slaying of woman in Ralston apartment likely over drugs
Interstate construction to cause lane shifts, closings in Omaha area
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
Omahan charged in fatal shooting in Benson neighborhood
Friday's attendance dips at Millard West after bathroom threat
High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Man taken into custody in domestic dispute
Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
Intoxicated man with pellet gun climbs billboard's scaffold; is arrested
Police seek public's help in finding an armed man
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Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
Breaking Brad: At least my kid never got stuck inside a claw machine
We need a new rule in Lincoln. If your kid is discovered inside the claw machine at a bowling alley, you are forever barred from being nominated for "Mother of the Year."
Breaking Brad: How many MECA board members can we put in a luxury suite?
As a stunt at the Blue Man Group show, MECA board members are going to see how many people they can stuff into one luxury suite.
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