Omaha woman accused of driving under the influence before fatal crash held on $250,000 bail

A 23-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence and then fatally hitting a man with her car was ordered held on bail Friday. Meghan Moyers, also known as Meghan Kinsey, has been charge... Read More

LINCOLN (AP) — The general manager of a northern Nebraska tomato plant is accused of knowingly using a staffing company that supplied workers who were living in the country illegally. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Rick Karnes and his com... Read More

A primate died last fall after a routine procedure to administer HIV medication to it for research purposes at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. A UNMC veterinarian and an animal rights group this week agreed that the monkey die... Read More

NEW YORK — Amazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year pilot established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on government food assistance to shop and pay for their groceries online. The program is starting in New Y... Read More

Nebraska’s unemployment rate remained unchanged last month at 2.8%, and it’s unclear whether any jobs lost to spring floodwaters will markedly change that figure soon. The preliminary March rate was a tenth of a point under the year-... Read More

Nearly a month after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his findings on Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates to the Department of Justice, his report has been released to the public. The Wor... Read More

The Disaster Recovery Center in Plattsmouth is transitioning to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The location is the Plattsmouth Community/Senior Center gym, 308 S. 18th St. The... Read More

The Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $12 million contract for a second initial breach repair to Levee L575 along the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa. The breach repair is intended to provide temporary fl... Read More

Russell Hathaway found his cat, but the future still holds so many unknowns for him and the tiny city of Pacific Junction, Iowa. Last Saturday marked the first time some residents could officially return to their flood-swamped houses sin... Read More

Some Michigan residents are sending a big load of Easter baskets to Iowa to cheer up children impacted by the Missouri River flooding. About 500 Easter baskets are en route to Sidney, Iowa, said Mike Crecilius, Fremont County's emergency managemen... Read More

DES MOINES (AP) — State health officials say Iowa has confirmed its second case of measles since 2011. Both have been in northeast Iowa. The Iowa Public Health Department said Thursday that the person is an unvaccinated household contact of the ... Read More