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Omaha police seek suspect after bank robbery
Omaha police seek suspect after bank robbery

Omaha police seek assistance identifying a suspect after a bank robbery occurred at a U.S. Bank location Tuesday afternoon.

Preferred Popcorn, Valmont Named 2019 Manufacturers of the Year

Preferred Popcorn, Valmont Named 2019 Manufacturers of the Year

Preferred Popcorn and Valmont Industries are your 2019 Nebraska Manufacturers of the Year.

Ex-UNL athletic director’s son sentenced in child porn case

Ex-UNL athletic director’s son sentenced in child porn case

The 20-year-old son of a former University of Nebraska-Lincoln athletic director has been sentenced to six months in jail in a child pornography case.

Omaha City Council approves vape tax

Omaha City Council approves vape tax

Omaha City Council has approved adding vaping products to the city's 3% tobacco tax during Tuesday’s meeting.

Inmate death at the Nebraska State Penitentiary

Inmate death at the Nebraska State Penitentiary

An inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary has died in custody.

Staff at health center hides woman during disturbance

Staff at health center hides woman during disturbance

Authorities say staff at a Lincoln health center hid a woman who was being threatened and held against her will, leading to the arrest of a Lincoln man.

Gage County woman appears in court for driving under suspension, then drives away

Gage County woman appears in court for driving under suspension, then drives away

Authorities stopped her a short time later and took her to the Gage County Detention Center to be booked for another charge of driving under suspension.

Gavin's Point Dam releases to slow as area waterflow lowers

Gavin's Point Dam releases to slow as area waterflow lowers

Several release reductions from the Missouri River mainstream dams are planned for this week and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released some good news regarding the river levels.

Bellevue Police announces addition of Electronic Storage Device K-9

Bellevue Police announces addition of Electronic Storage Device K-9

The Bellevue Police Department has announced the addition of a K-9 that specializes in finding electronic storage devices.

Man cited for cutting brake line of former landlord after eviction

Man cited for cutting brake line of former landlord after eviction

Lincoln Police have cited a man for cutting the brake line of his former landlord's vehicle after being evicted.

Body found near Capitol Beach in Lincoln; death not suspicious

Body found near Capitol Beach in Lincoln; death not suspicious

Lincoln Police said the body of a 57-year-old transient man was found in the bushes near West O Street and Capitol Beach on Friday, but the death does not appear to be suspicious.

Nebraska jobless mark of 3.1% unchanged for 4th month

Nebraska jobless mark of 3.1% unchanged for 4th month

Nebraska’s unemployment rate of 3.1% remained unchanged in October, the fourth month in a row at the figure, according to a report released Tuesday.

Judge deals blow to prosecutors on eve of trial for Yale Park Apartments landlord

Judge deals blow to prosecutors on eve of trial for Yale Park Apartments landlord

Prosecutors who spent the day reviewing how they would open the trial against an Omaha landlord now have to scramble to keep the case alive.

Former bank employee sentenced for theft

Former bank employee sentenced for theft

A woman accused of stealing from the bank she was working for in Fremont has been given 12 months and a day in prison.

Geneva City Council accepts major donation for Community Center project

Geneva City Council accepts major donation for Community Center project

At Monday night’s meeting, the council accepted a $250,000 donation from Cornerstone Bank that will go towards funding the project, which will cost anywhere from $4.3-4.9 million.

Lincoln mayor signs order adding to discrimination rules

Lincoln mayor signs order adding to discrimination rules

The mayor of Lincoln has signed an executive order that bans discrimination against city employees based on gender identity or expression.

Jefferson Community Health and Life names interim CEO Monday

Jefferson Community Health and Life names interim CEO Monday

Lee provided leadership as CEO at Boone County Health Center in Albion and Community Medical Center in Falls City. He also served as a regional services consultant for Bryan LGH Health System.

Officer injures shoulder tackling wanted man to the ground

Officer injures shoulder tackling wanted man to the ground

An officer suffered an injury to his shoulder after tackling a suspect who was resisting arrest on Saturday.

Dodge County Sheriff's Office deputy resigns after being indicted on fraud

Dodge County Sheriff's Office deputy resigns after being indicted on fraud

Dodge County Deputy Craig Harbaugh has resigned after being indicted on 15 counts of fraud, according to Dodge County officials.

Man threatens unknown victim

Man threatens unknown victim

Lincoln Police arrested a man who was reportedly chasing and threatening a person with a knife on Friday evening.

Blaze damages abandoned home in Omaha

Blaze damages abandoned home in Omaha

A vacant Omaha house was severely damaged in a fire early Sunday morning near 38th and Saratoga streets, fire officials said.

Opioid traffickers sentenced to prison, used fake prescriptions to get over 6500 pills

Opioid traffickers sentenced to prison, used fake prescriptions to get over 6500 pills

Kentriss Thomas Rhodes, Ashley S. Fleming, and Antoine Sanders all residents of Chicago are headed to prison.

Lincoln man arrested in Iowa for traffic and firearm violations

Lincoln man arrested in Iowa for traffic and firearm violations

A Lincoln man is facing charges in Fremont County, Iowa for allegedly driving under the influence while in possession of a handgun.

One person killed in single-car accident near W. Van Dorn

One person killed in single-car accident near W. Van Dorn

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office as well as Pleasant Dale Volunteer Fire Department and Star Care responded to a single-vehicle crash near SW 98th St. and W. Van Dorn around 5:15 this evening.

Lincoln motorcyclist killed in Sunday afternoon crash

Lincoln motorcyclist killed in Sunday afternoon crash

Authorities have identified a motorcyclist killed in a Lancaster County traffic accident Sunday as Michael Stover, 62, of Lincoln.

Man exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide at CoCo Keys

Man exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide at CoCo Keys

A man is taken to the hospital after being exposed to too much carbon monoxide Saturday night.

Jefferson County emergency responders kick off 'Stuff the Emergency Vehicle' toy drive

Jefferson County emergency responders kick off 'Stuff the Emergency Vehicle' toy drive

Members of the Fairbury Rural Fire Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s office and area EMTs and dispatchers set up in front of Walmart on both Friday and Saturday evening. They accepted donations of new, in-box toys.

Panel to discuss ag production needed to meet global demands

Panel to discuss ag production needed to meet global demands

Panelists at a discussion in Lincoln will cover strategies for increasing agricultural production to meet global demand.

Missouri River to be discussed in Nebraska lecture

Missouri River to be discussed in Nebraska lecture

Fans of the Missouri River can learn about its importance to the Great Plains at an upcoming lecture in Lincoln.

Fairbury Rural Fire demonstrates turkey fryer fire on Friday

Fairbury Rural Fire demonstrates turkey fryer fire on Friday

Fairbury Rural Fire Prevention Coordinator Chris Parker set up a fryer and bought a frozen turkey to show what can go wrong when a turkey isn't fried properly.

Teen who stabbed ex-girlfriend to be tried in juvenile court

Teen who stabbed ex-girlfriend to be tried in juvenile court

A judge says the trial of a teenager accused of stabbing his former girlfriend and then himself at an Omaha, Nebraska, high school will be moved to juvenile court.

House fire results in total loss on west end of Fairbury early Friday

House fire results in total loss on west end of Fairbury early Friday

Officials say the fire started in either a neighboring garage or RV, and then spread to the house at West 9th and Lindell Streets.

NWS Omaha Radar Replacement

NWS Omaha Radar Replacement

National Weather Service Omaha in Valley, Nebraska is in the middle of an important upgrade.

Millard South student arrested after making threats

Millard South student arrested after making threats

A Millard South student was arrested Thursday after making threats against the school.

Cancer survivor Jack Hoffman offered full football scholarship

Cancer survivor Jack Hoffman offered full football scholarship

After finding a way to get Jack Hoffman on the football field six years ago, Midland University football coach Jeff Jamrog wants to ensure that Hoffman has a place to play the sport he loves in the future.

Christmas on Maple Street in Friend draws hundreds to downtown Thursday

Christmas on Maple Street in Friend draws hundreds to downtown Thursday

The second annual 'Christmas on Maple Street' festival took place Thursday evening in downtown Friend from 5-9 p.m.

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested one man and seized 121 pounds of marijuana following a Wednesday traffic stop on Interstate 80 near the Giltner exit.

Boil notice lifted for Wymore Rural Water System

Boil notice lifted for Wymore Rural Water System

Special samples were submitted to the state's department of health and human services, and tested negative for total coliform and E. coli bacteria.

Man resists arrest on side of I-80 during traffic stop

Man resists arrest on side of I-80 during traffic stop

A Lincoln Police officer and a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Deputy were both assaulted during an I-80 traffic stop on Wednesday.

Man arrested for starting fire at Siena Francis House

Man arrested for starting fire at Siena Francis House

Omaha Police arrested Cardie Jordan at his home Wednesday night.

Friend City Council upholds decision to dismiss city utility superintendent, city clerk

Friend City Council upholds decision to dismiss city utility superintendent, city clerk

The Friend Sentinel reports that the council voted 4-0 Wednesday to back Mayor Judith Knoke’s decision to dismiss the city utility superintendent, Patrick Gates, and city clerk, Debbie Gilmer.

Deer check station in Plattsmouth to be at Professional Heating and Air

Deer check station in Plattsmouth to be at Professional Heating and Air

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds deer hunters that the deer check station serving Plattsmouth and the surrounding area has changed.

Friend approves pool bond and sales tax, hope to have a new pool by 2021

Friend approves pool bond and sales tax, hope to have a new pool by 2021

73% (307-116) voted in favor of the pool bond. Meanwhile, nearly 72% (305-120) voted in favor of the sales tax increase.

Mumps cases on the rise in Lancaster County

Mumps cases on the rise in Lancaster County

The Lancaster County Health Department said nine cases of mumps have been reported since September.

Former Lincoln daycare worker pleads not guilty in Federal Court

Former Lincoln daycare worker pleads not guilty in Federal Court

A former Lincoln daycare employee facing multiple charges in connection to a child pornography investigation plead not guilty in Federal Court on Wednesday.

UPDATE: Juvenile Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered after Pursuit

UPDATE: Juvenile Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered after Pursuit

One is in custody after a pursuit in Omaha resulted in the lockdown of a school earlier Wednesday.

'You have no soul': Judge gives life sentence to 'alphabet' criminal for 2018 murder

'You have no soul': Judge gives life sentence to 'alphabet' criminal for 2018 murder

Jeremiah Connelly, convicted of killing Jeanna Wilcoxen a year ago, is headed to prison for the rest of his life.

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

DeFrain is headed for Northwest Missouri State, while Johnson will go to Omaha to play for the Mavericks.

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

The November firearm season for deer in Nebraska starts Nov. 16 and runs through Nov. 24.

Reportedly drunk man crashes his car after driving the wrong way on O Street

Reportedly drunk man crashes his car after driving the wrong way on O Street

Lincoln Police say a man had a blood-alcohol level nearly two times the legal limit after crashing his vehicle while driving the wrong way on O Street.

Man arrested after trying to drag stolen desk up Capitol stairs

Man arrested after trying to drag stolen desk up Capitol stairs

A man was arrested after he stole a desk from a downtown Lincoln church and was spotted dragging it up the stairs of the Capitol building.

Fourth person arrested for Christmas Day 2017 fire

Fourth person arrested for Christmas Day 2017 fire

A fourth person has been arrested in connection with a fire on Christmas Day in 2017, suspected of committing insurance fraud.

Health Department moving to ban e-cigarettes in restaurants and bars

Health Department moving to ban e-cigarettes in restaurants and bars

There is a plan to add e-cigarettes to the list of banned smoking items in Lancaster County and Tuesday night it got the seal of approval from the Health Board.

Feds file more charges against ex-Lincoln day care worker

Feds file more charges against ex-Lincoln day care worker

More federal charges have been filed against a former Lincoln day care worker accused of sexually assaulting children.

Sarpy County Hwy 50 and Giles Rd. Accident

Sarpy County Hwy 50 and Giles Rd. Accident

Two people are in the hospital after a two-vehicle accident in Sarpy County Tuesday morning.

Sgt Peffers Restaurant Gets Robbed at Gunpoint

Sgt Peffers Restaurant Gets Robbed at Gunpoint

Police are looking for an armed robber who held up an Omaha restaurant and forced an employee into a freezer.

Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

A trial has been scheduled for a midwife who tried unsuccessfully to deliver a child at an Omaha home.

Gunfire into Omaha home critically injures woman inside

Gunfire into Omaha home critically injures woman inside

A woman suffered critical injuries when someone opened fire outside an Omaha home, police said.

Weeping Water teacher fights to keep job ahead of her retirement

Weeping Water teacher fights to keep job ahead of her retirement

No decision made yet as a longtime Weeping Water third-grade teacher fights to keep her job.

Lincoln Pubic Schools changing course work to help ACT scoring

Lincoln Pubic Schools changing course work to help ACT scoring

The Lincoln Public School system is changing its style of curriculum after the district saw a decrease in ACT scoring for the second straight year.

Legends Bar and Grill in Beatrice serves free meal to veterans Monday

Legends Bar and Grill in Beatrice serves free meal to veterans Monday

On Veterans' Day, Legends served a free meal to all veterans who stopped by between 5-9 p.m.

Car Hit Cattle Truck Near Kansas Border

Car Hit Cattle Truck Near Kansas Border

Update: Arkansas man killed in Highway 75 crash near Kansas border

Hanover man killed in rollover accident just northwest of Fairbury Sunday

Hanover man killed in rollover accident just northwest of Fairbury Sunday

Craig was transported to Jefferson Community Health and Life where he was pronounced dead due to injuries related to a motor vehicle accident.

Boys Town Fire Chief John Sing remembered

Boys Town Fire Chief John Sing remembered

Boys Town Fire Chief John Sing died Monday morning after a 48-year career with the department.

Woman arrested for helping hide vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

Woman arrested for helping hide vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

A Lincoln woman has been arrested for tampering with evidence after she helped hide a vehicle following a fatal hit and run.

Diller-Odell caps historic season with school's first state volleyball title

Diller-Odell caps historic season with school's first state volleyball title

Diller-Odell played about as crisp and complete of a match as they had all season Saturday, sweeping No. 4 Archbishop Bergan 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-22) at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

BDS does it again - a five-set victory and a state title for the second year in a row

BDS does it again - a five-set victory and a state title for the second year in a row

For the third time in as many days, BDS found a way in set five, winning the final frame, 16-14, to give the cooperative its second straight state championship in volleyball.