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Nebraska man sentenced in Iowa for sex trafficking

Nebraska man sentenced in Iowa for sex trafficking

An Omaha, Nebraska, man has been sentenced in federal court in Iowa to seven years in prison for sex trafficking.

Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas.

Watchdog warns of 'alarming' conditions in Nebraska prison

Watchdog warns of 'alarming' conditions in Nebraska prison

A Nebraska prisons watchdog has issued a warning about "alarming" conditions driven by staffing shortages and record overtime at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.

Omaha zoo euthanizes white rhino that arrived in 1999

Omaha zoo euthanizes white rhino that arrived in 1999

The Omaha zoo has euthanized one of its white rhinos.

Lincoln woman sweet-talked out of $162K in social media scam

Lincoln woman sweet-talked out of $162K in social media scam

Police say a 63-year-old Lincoln woman was sweet-talked out of $162,000 by someone she met on social media.

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Authorities have released the name of a man who was fatally attacked in Lexington.

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Flood and storm warnings have been issued for much of Nebraska as storms rumble across the state.

Man gets up to life in prison for beating death of woman

Man gets up to life in prison for beating death of woman

A man convicted of killing his longtime girlfriend in an Omaha suburb has been sentenced to decades in prison.

County: Toddler pulled from backyard pool died at hospital

County: Toddler pulled from backyard pool died at hospital

Authorities say a 17-month-old boy pulled from a backyard pool has died at an Omaha hospital.

Officials say county was overpaid for cable franchise fee

Officials say county was overpaid for cable franchise fee

A Nebraska Panhandle county board must decide how to return more than $413,000 that it erroneously received for cable franchising fees.

Man gets 20 months for North Platte pedestrian's death

Man gets 20 months for North Platte pedestrian's death

A man has been given 20 months for the death of a pedestrian in North Platte.

Eastern Nebraska man claims $1M Powerball prize

Eastern Nebraska man claims $1M Powerball prize

An eastern Nebraska man has claimed his $1 million Powerball prize.

The Latest: Marine waives hearing over firearms allegations

The Latest: Marine waives hearing over firearms allegations

The Latest on a Marine facing allegations that he tried to bring weapons onto an Air Force base (all times local):

Nebraska moves all girls out of facility for troubled youth

Nebraska moves all girls out of facility for troubled youth

Nebraska officials are moving 24 teenage girls out of a state-run facility for female juvenile offenders after learning that many were confined to buildings with fire hazards, holes in the wall and water damage.

Nebraska boy sentenced to prison for Iowa man's slaying

Nebraska boy sentenced to prison for Iowa man's slaying

A 16-year-old Nebraska boy has been sentenced to 10 to 50 years in prison for the slaying of a man in western Iowa.

Nebraska Lottery says someone won $1M in Powerball game

Nebraska Lottery says someone won $1M in Powerball game

The Nebraska Lottery says someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Schuyler has won $1 million.