Syracuse Names Grinch and Grinchette For Charitable Cause

SYRACUSE – The Syracuse Snowflakers crowned the winners of the Grinch and Grinchette contest during the Syracuse Tannenbaum Festival. A third of the proceeds go to the Rich Zeigler Fund and two-t... Read More

LEXINGTON, Neb. — A man charged with murder in south-central Nebraska’s Dawson County has taken a plea deal. 42-year-old Jose Regalado-Mendez pleaded guilty Thursday to manslaughter and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He had been charg... Read More

MINNEAPOLIS — Embracing the point-by-point philosophy has guided the Nebraska volleyball team to its fourth consecutive final four. The No. 6 Huskers shed shaky moments to win two close sets Saturday before finishing their match wi... Read More

_informq.push();     NEBRASKA CITY – The Union Pacific Locomotive No. 4141, which carried the body of former President George H.W. Bush to his final resting place, passed through  Falls City, Auburn and Nebraska City on Satu... Read More

LINCOLN — PromiseShip of Omaha will manage metro-area child welfare cases for a little longer under a $35.8 million, six-month contract extension. Matthew Wallen, director of children and family services at the Nebraska Department of H... Read More

Two people in Nebraska have died from flu-related deaths, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. These are the first flu-related deaths of the season. Both people were over 65 years old, the department said Friday. O... Read More

LINCOLN — A former mayor, a retired county administrator, a legislative employee and a father and son are among the 24 people who submitted applications by Friday’s deadline to fill a pair of upcoming vacancies in the Nebraska Legislature. ... Read More

DES MOINES — A state court judge said Friday that he will take up to 60 days to consider arguments in a legal challenge to Iowa's fetal heartbeat law, an abortion bill considered one of the strictest in the country. The law signed by Gov. Kim Re... Read More

LINCOLN — A grand jury has found that convicted double-murderer Carey Dean Moore died of respiratory failure during the state’s first execution in 21 years. But a national authority on the death penalty says that finding will lead to more qu... Read More

A sailor from Omaha who died aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 — 77 years ago today — has been identified through the efforts of Defense Department anthropologists working in a laboratory at Offutt Air Force B... Read More

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s current tourism guide features a beautiful photograph of a Christmas tree at "Union Station." Trouble is, it’s the wrong Union Station. In what was described as a production error, a yuletide picture of Unio... Read More