Semi driver is critically injured in crash on Interstate 80 in Iowa

A semitrailer truck driver was critically injured Sunday when he tried to pass another semitrailer truck that was slowing in front of him on Interstate 80. The collision occurred about 8:30 a.m. in... Read More

WATCH: Stunning Video of a Tornado Near Farnam, NE

FARNAM, NE -- A supercell delivered severe weather to southern and central Nebraska on Friday night. The National Weather Service issued tornado warnings to at least seven counties on Friday.  There were multiple confirmed tornadoes ranging f... Read More

Nebraska jobless rate inches up slightly in April to 2.9%

Nebraska’s unemployment rate inched up to 2.9% in April, even though more people entered or re-entered the job market, the state labor commissioner said Friday. The preliminary April rate is up a tenth of a point from March’s rate ... Read More

Tornado touches down near McCook, Culbertson as severe weather hits central Nebraska

A tornado touched down near McCook shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service said. Social media posts and photos indicated the tornado was moving through open fields. There were no reports of damage as of 6:20 p.m. ... Read More

45 states have taken legal action against maker of OxyContin. Nebraska isn't one of them

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for the opioid addiction crisis. The new filings in Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, West Virginia and Wisconsin mean that 45 state... Read More

Severe weather could hit central Nebraska on Friday afternoon, weather service says

Central Nebraska could see large hail, strong winds and, possibly, a tornado or two on Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. The front could give northeast Nebraska a glancing blow as it moves across the state, said Kati... Read More

2 teens charged with robbing, assaulting female staffer at Kearney youth center

KEARNEY, Neb. — Two 17-year-old boys from Kearney's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center face felony charges after allegedly assaulting a female staffer and taking her keys, then escaping in February. The teens are charged as adults in Buff... Read More

'Straight-up property tax relief for all': State senators offer up new plan as session winds down

LINCOLN — With time running out on the 2019 session, Nebraska state legislators offered up  a new, simpler plan for property tax relief on Thursday. The new plan doesn't make the complicated, and controversial, changes to how state a... Read More

School bus driver couldn't walk far without assistance, say reports on fatal 2017 Iowa crash

School officials were not surprised that a 74-year-old bus driver couldn't evacuate his burning bus in a 2017 fatal school bus crash because he had mobility issues. However, the reasons the driver's 16-year-old passenger couldn't escape remained ... Read More

Custer County Fairgrounds Hosting Nebraska Jr. High Rodeo State Finals

https://youtu.be/QhHER2aqCd0 CUSTER COUNTY—Junior high cowboys and cowgirls have taken over Custer County as part of this week’s Nebraska Junior High School Rodeo State Finals. The Custer County Fairgrounds in Broken Bow has hosted the state f... Read More

Winnebago Schools Staff Member Fired After Alleged Inappropriate Contact With Students

WINNEBAGO - A staff member of Winnebago Public Schools has been terminated after school officials say they had alleged inappropriate contact with Winnebago students. According to a post by the school's Facebook page, the Winnebago School District ... Read More