Northeast Nebraskan Credited With Stopping Sex Trafficking in Texas

GREGG COUNTY, TX - A Northeast Nebraskan is being credited with keeping a Texas woman from selling her daughter for sex. According to Texas television KETK, 44-year old Carrie Songer Kelly is in ja... Read More

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The inmates and their associates allegedly used code words in their attempt to bribe a juror and help free murder defendant Marcus Short. “Bone” meant phone. As in: “get rid of the bone.” “Attorney” meant juror. As in: You need to p... Read More

A 52-year-old man shot a man who was dating his estranged wife, and then killed himself, authorities said. Scott Rieflin of Gretna died by suicide Thursday after the shooting, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office. Ri... Read More

COUNCIL BLUFFS — The commercial kennel was a nightmare. Some of the dogs were dead — one body was rotting in a trash bag on the ground, another stashed in a freezer. Some of the living were sick. Mama dogs and their babies were found in ... Read More

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday could give a $30 million to $40 million boost to Nebraska’s tax coffers but add costs for online shoppers. The 5-4 ruling said states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax, overturning a 25-yea... Read More

LINCOLN — Lawyers for the people wrongfully convicted in the Beatrice Six case warned Gage County elected officials Thursday to stop blaming their clients for a 1985 homicide or face even more legal action. A letter threatening a sland... Read More

More than $1 million worth of marijuana and related items were seized Wednesday after authorities pulled over a semitrailer truck on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol pulled the Freightliner over at 8:20 a.m. because the truck m... Read More

Mosquitoes in Lancaster County have tested positive for West Nile virus, officials report. West Nile is an infectious disease that can be fatal. It is spread through mosquito bites and most infected people exhibit no symptoms. Some people experien... Read More

A 37-year-old woman has been arrested after Lincoln police accused her of biting an officer and striking another. Wednesday about 2:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to Bennett Martin Library near 14th and O Streets over a disturbance an... Read More

LINCOLN — Like a lot of things, the cost of going to the University of Nebraska’s institutions is rising. NU administrators in Varner Hall in Lincoln recommend a 3.2 percent increase in tuition for 2018-19. That’s $225 more for the school ye... Read More