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Omaha Pushing Vaping Tax

Omaha Pushing Vaping Tax

There's a good chance vaping in Omaha will soon be getting a bit more expensive.

Growing Local Model Train Show Makes Use of Larger Space

Growing Local Model Train Show Makes Use of Larger Space

Beatrice Area Railroad Enthusiasts host annual show at Beatrice Municipal Auditorium

National Guard members assist in search of Lincoln prison

National Guard members assist in search of Lincoln prison

Nearly three dozen members of the Nebraska National Guard joined staff at the Lincoln Correctional Center on Sunday to search for contraband.

Iowa authorities recover body of missing Nebraska kayaker

Iowa authorities recover body of missing Nebraska kayaker

Iowa authorities have recovered the body of a missing kayaker from Nebraska.

Nebraska senators: More revenue could mean property tax cuts

Nebraska senators: More revenue could mean property tax cuts

Key lawmakers said they're hopeful a recent uptick in state tax collections could help them reduce the burden on farmers and homeowners who have complained for years about rising property tax bills.

Study: Kansas schools rely too much on test scores

Study: Kansas schools rely too much on test scores

A study has determined that Kansas schools are relying too heavily on test scores rather than teacher comments when deciding if changes are needed in an individual student's education.

One Jailed Following Fatal Hit And Run Accident In Lincoln

One Jailed Following Fatal Hit And Run Accident In Lincoln

A woman is in custody following a fatal hit and run accident in Lincoln Friday evening.

High honor for three high school musicians from Nebraska City

High honor for three high school musicians from Nebraska City

Luke Partsch, Lillian Frields and Paul Shawhan were selected to Nebraska all-state ensembles.

Flood-damaged highway reopens after months of repairs

Flood-damaged highway reopens after months of repairs

A flood-damaged highway that connects northwest Missouri to Nebraska has reopened after undergoing months of repairs.

Airman surprises mother with appearance at football game

Airman surprises mother with appearance at football game

Twin River honored vets and grads who joined the military before the game. 

Norfolk High School hosts annual State Student Council Convention

Norfolk High School hosts annual State Student Council Convention

Almost 600 students descended on Norfolk High School Friday for Nebraska’s annual Student Council Convention.

Prayer event being held in Columbus, other towns

Prayer event being held in Columbus, other towns

Word of Life Church is taking part in a 50-hour prayer event at Frankfort Square.

Former Grand Island Northwest music teacher may get probation in embezzlement case

Former Grand Island Northwest music teacher may get probation in embezzlement case

The former Grand Island Northwest music teacher accused of embezzling money from a show choir fund is taking a plea deal.

Scottsbluff School District finds three ugly and unkind lists by students

Scottsbluff School District finds three ugly and unkind lists by students

Scottsbluff School District says there is no reason for concern over 'ugly and unkind' lists of classmates were found.

Suspicious death investigation underway after man reports assault, dies at hospital

Suspicious death investigation underway after man reports assault, dies at hospital

Lincoln Police are investigating a suspicious death after a man reported an assault, was taken to the hospital, and later died.

Nebraska jobless mark of 3.1% unchanged for 3rd month

Nebraska jobless mark of 3.1% unchanged for 3rd month

Nebraska’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.1% again in September, matching the August and July figures, the state said Friday.

Driver Injured, Several Cattle Dead After Rollover

Driver Injured, Several Cattle Dead After Rollover

One person is recovering after a semi rollover accident that killed more than a dozen cattle on I-80 Thursday night.

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

One dead in Sutherland Semi-Trailer Accident

Authorities say a man whose car broke down on I-80 was struck and killed by a semi-trailer in Lincoln County.

Woman Found in Burning Car

Woman Found in Burning Car

Authorities are investigating after a woman was found dead in a burning vehicle in Custer County on Thursday.

Old Mill-area apartment fire damages 24 units

Old Mill-area apartment fire damages 24 units

Crews were battling a fire at an apartment complex near the Old Mill area in Omaha around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Nebraska court rejects lethal injection protocol challenge

Nebraska court rejects lethal injection protocol challenge

The lethal injection protocol that was used in 2018 to execute a Nebraska prisoner survived a legal challenge Friday from death penalty opponents who had hoped to overturn it to prevent the state from carrying out capital punishment.

UPDATE: Police seek assistance locating two suspects in truck theft

UPDATE: Police seek assistance locating two suspects in truck theft

Omaha Police investigators are in need of assistance locating two females in the photos below.

Nebraska warrant issued for semi driver in fatal crash

Nebraska warrant issued for semi driver in fatal crash

A warrant has been issued for a California man involved in a construction zone crash in Nebraska that killed three people.

Kerrey Trusts Biden But Ukraine a 'Significant Distraction'

Kerrey Trusts Biden But Ukraine a 'Significant Distraction'

While insisting that former Vice-President Joe Biden is the Democrats best bet to defeat President Trump, former Senator Bob Kerrey tells News Channel Nebraska that the Biden family Ukraine connections are a "significant distraction."

Students check out manufacturing in Columbus

Students check out manufacturing in Columbus

Thursday was Manufacturing Day in Columbus.

Authorities ID man killed in Buffalo County crash

Authorities ID man killed in Buffalo County crash

Authorities have identified a person killed in a central Nebraska crash as a 38-year-old Elm Creek man.

Kearney woman gets federal prison for prison related meth deal

Kearney woman gets federal prison for prison related meth deal

A Kearney woman is going to federal prison for her part in a drug deal at her home last winter.

Bankers survey shows improved rural economy in October

Bankers survey shows improved rural economy in October

The latest survey of bankers in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states showed an improved rural economy this month, but the ongoing trade disputes continue weighing on the economy.

Suspect in stabbing arrested for attempted murder

Suspect in stabbing arrested for attempted murder

Council Bluffs Police say 41-year-old Jerome Daniels has been arrested for attempted murder in an assault that left an acquaintance hospitalized with two knife wounds to the chest.

Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Workers

Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Workers

Across the Nebraska, and the entire United States, businesses are struggling to find workers.

Hope Crisis Center Shows Off Their New Facility During Open House

Hope Crisis Center Shows Off Their New Facility During Open House

The Hope Crisis Center in Fairbury held an open house and ribbon cutting on Thursday for their new building in downtown Fairbury.

Nebraska’s average composite ACT score drops slightly

Nebraska’s average composite ACT score drops slightly

Officials say Nebraska’s average composite ACT score dropped for the 2019 graduating class but is among the highest of the 15 states that test almost all students.

Bellevue Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

Bellevue Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

Bellevue Police have arrested a man in connection with a domestic abuse investigation that happened while the victim was a juvenile.

Platte Valley Literacy Association receives grant from First National Bank

Platte Valley Literacy Association receives grant from First National Bank

COLUMBUS - The Platte Valley Literacy Association (PLVA) is getting a boost from First national Bank of Omaha  in the form of a $12,000 grant.

Norfolk Public Library receives Great Stories Club grant from the American Library Association

Norfolk Public Library receives Great Stories Club grant from the American Library Association

Norfolk Public Library has been selected as one of 35 libraries nationwide to take part in the Great Stories Club, a reading and discussion program for teenagers.

U.S. Census Bureau opens its Nebraska office in Lincoln

U.S. Census Bureau opens its Nebraska office in Lincoln

The U.S. Census Bureau has opened its Nebraska office in Lincoln as it prepares for the 2020 count.

Lyons Man Injured in Accident on Hwy 32

Lyons Man Injured in Accident on Hwy 32

The Stanton County Sheriff's Office says a car accident outside of Madison Wednesday night could have been much worse.

Lincoln woman scammed out of 8K

Lincoln woman scammed out of 8K

A Lincoln woman is out over $8,100 after falling victim to an online scam.

Police looking for shoplifting suspect who pulled knife on employees

Police looking for shoplifting suspect who pulled knife on employees

Lincoln Police are working to find an armed shoplifting suspect.

Economic slowdown drags Union Pacific 3Q profit down 2%

Economic slowdown drags Union Pacific 3Q profit down 2%

The slowing economy and ongoing trade disputes are dragging railroad profits down in the second half of the year.

Prison Terms announced for Three Gage County Men, in Separate Cases

Prison Terms announced for Three Gage County Men, in Separate Cases

Four men learn fate in Gage County drug, theft cases on Wednesday

Hastings man arrested following crash into McDonald's

Hastings man arrested following crash into McDonald's

Hastings Police said an arrest has been made involving the accident at the McDonald's restaurant in south Hastings.

Authorities: At least 1 killed in Buffalo County crash

Authorities: At least 1 killed in Buffalo County crash

Authorities say at least one person has been killed and another injured in a Buffalo County collision.

Police Say Council Bluffs Man Stabbed in Chest

Police Say Council Bluffs Man Stabbed in Chest

Council Bluffs police say a suspect was taken into custody after a man was stabbed in the chest late Wednesday night.

Two hospitalized after Colfax County shooting

Two hospitalized after Colfax County shooting

An investigation is underway into a shooting in eastern Nebraska that left two men with serious injuries.

Two arrested for 2017 fire to claim insurance

Two arrested for 2017 fire to claim insurance

There are now two people arrested for a fire on Christmas day in 2017.

Atkinson Northeast Community College Student Gets National Scholarship

Atkinson Northeast Community College Student Gets National Scholarship

A Northeast Community College student has earned national recognition.

Former Hamburg Superintendent Sentenced To Prison

Former Hamburg Superintendent Sentenced To Prison

Sellon to serve two years

Update on semi-car crash in Norfolk

Update on semi-car crash in Norfolk

Emergency crews in Norfolk treated at least one person after two vehicle accident early Wednesday afternoon.

Kerrey Backing Biden, Sees Him as Best Bet to Beat Trump

Kerrey Backing Biden, Sees Him as Best Bet to Beat Trump

Former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey says when it comes to picking the next President he trusts Joe Biden to do the job.

Nebraska State Government Recognizes Teammates For Longevity

Nebraska State Government Recognizes Teammates For Longevity

State agency employees recognized during ceremony at the Beatrice State Developmental Center

Church In Restoration Phase After Lightning Strike

Church In Restoration Phase After Lightning Strike

Lightning strike causes two fires at Talmage church

Man caught with drugs in Lincoln high school parking lot

Man caught with drugs in Lincoln high school parking lot

A 24-year-old man was arrested Monday after being found in a Lincoln high school parking lot with drugs.

Susan Hart Exhibits At KHN Center For the Arts

Susan Hart Exhibits At KHN Center For the Arts

Gallery talk scheduled 5 p.m. on Oct. 17

Norfolk man arrested on felony drug charges and gun violation

Norfolk man arrested on felony drug charges and gun violation

A Norfolk man was arrested early Monday morning on drug charges and a gun violation after being pulled over in Stanton County.

Tecumseh Highlighted In Annual Byway 136 Event

Tecumseh Highlighted In Annual Byway 136 Event

Trail of Treasures goes from Brownville to Colorado

New Moon Theater in Neligh in need of volunteers to dismantle building's tower

New Moon Theater in Neligh in need of volunteers to dismantle building's tower

NELIGH - The New Moon Community Theater in Neligh is looking for volunteers as they prepare for a round of renovations.

Bellevue Daycare employee arrested for Felony Child Abuse

Bellevue Daycare employee arrested for Felony Child Abuse

A Bellevue daycare worker has been arrested for felony child abuse after police say a 2-year-old was injured at the daycare.

Cherry County Wind turbine project permit approved

Cherry County Wind turbine project permit approved

Cherry County Courtroom as Commissioners approved the conditional use permit for the Cody Kilgore Wind Turbine Project Tuesday afternoon, but not without a few revisions.

Charges added to Jamie Rodriguez's case at hearing

Charges added to Jamie Rodriguez's case at hearing

A Norfolk woman accused of shooting a passenger in her car in February had two charges added to her case at a hearing Wednesday morning.

Shooting that injured one and damaged property under investigation

Shooting that injured one and damaged property under investigation

One person is injured after a shooting in Omaha Tuesday night.

Woman Assaults Nurse at Hospital

Woman Assaults Nurse at Hospital

A woman is in jail after assaulting a nurse at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln.

Two Injury Accidents Investigated by Gage County Law Officers

Two Injury Accidents Investigated by Gage County Law Officers

Emergency personnel respond to injury accidents south of Beatrice and north of Odell

Sons of Italy marks new beginning with new sign

Sons of Italy marks new beginning with new sign

A metro organization is rising from the ashes and is one step closer to re-opening after a fire back in 2017.

Lincoln woman accused of threatening boy with knife after hot dog argument

Lincoln woman accused of threatening boy with knife after hot dog argument

A Lincoln woman is being charged with felony child abuse and terroristic threats after an argument that started over hot dogs, according to documents filed in Lancaster County Court.

Man gets 4-5 years for groping girl at Lincoln church

Man gets 4-5 years for groping girl at Lincoln church

A man accused of groping a girl at a Lincoln church has been imprisoned.