15-year-old student brings gun to Bellevue West High School; no one injured

A 15-year-old student at Bellevue West High School brought a firearm to school Wednesday, officials said. No one was injured. School administrators received information that the student was arme... Read More

Wahoo native who wed wife at hospital was 'very gentle,' 'a free spirit'

There was one box Chris Ludi would never let his longtime sweetheart peek through. That box held every letter, note and scrap of paper that she used to write to him. One note read, “I can’t wait for you to get off work. See you when I get back... Read More

Warren Buffett says relax; he's just buying and selling shares to keep under 10 percent ownership

Berkshire Hathaway bought some stocks — including Apple and Goldman Sachs — and sold some stocks — including Wells Fargo and United Continental Airlines — in the past few months, but don’t get worried or excited. The company, h... Read More

Another Lincoln diocese priest removed from ministry amid accusations of inappropriate relationships

LINCOLN (AP) — Another Roman Catholic priest in the Lincoln diocese has been removed from the ministry amid accusations of inappropriate relationships. Lincoln Bishop James Conley announced over the past weekend that he had replaced the Rev.... Read More

Volleyball coach charged with third-degree sexual assault of a child

A youth volleyball coach who lives in west Omaha has been charged in Sarpy County with third-degree sexual assault of a child, which allegedly took place on Christmas Eve of 2011. Court records don’t indicate why the misdemeanor charge against D... Read More

Boys arrested after fishing line stretched across trail during weekly Bluffs Taco Ride

Three boys are facing charges in juvenile court in Pottawattamie County in connection with vandalism along the Wabash Trace trail that could have left bicyclists severely injured. Last month, authorities said they began receiving reports of logs, ... Read More

Reported white supremacist ties of gun shop worker cause firearms group to change meeting plans

The Nebraska Firearms Owners Association has changed the location of its annual members meeting after learning about a Lincoln gun shop employee’s reported ties to white supremacist organizations. The employee on Tuesday denied being a... Read More

28-year-old man killed while working at Lincoln construction site

A 28-year-old construction worker died Monday after a large piece of steel equipment fell on him at a work site in northeast Lincoln. Police  said Cameron McThenia died around 11:30 a.m. after the piece of equipment fell on him at a con... Read More

Man killed in Sarpy County crash

A man was killed in a crash in Sarpy County when he pulled into traffic in an attempt to turn left onto Platteview Road, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office. The crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. Monday at Platteview and 84th Str... Read More

Judge's Ruling Grants Permit for Anhydrous Operation in Gage County

BEATRICE – An agri-business has won its appeal of Gage County’s denial of a special use permit for an anhydrous ammonia operation. District Judge Julie Smith ruled in favor of Holtmeier Brothers, Inc., which wants to build an anhydrous ammonia... Read More

Beatrice Public Schools Staff Participates in Active Shooter Response Training

BEATRICE - Beatrice Public Schools will begin their new year with a new Superintendent. Just like students get used to transitioning from one building to another, Superintendent Jason Alexander says it’s new for him, as well. One activity distri... Read More