Stanford defeats defending champion Nebraska in five sets to win NCAA volleyball championship

MINNEAPOLIS — It ended at 10:49 p.m. Over the course of two-and-a-half hours she had put up a finale for the ages, career bests in kills and swings. But there Mikaela Foecke stood, wa... Read More

_informq.push(); NORFOLK - Norfolk junior Anden Baumann looks to be hitting an offensive stride. Baumann scored a career-high 21 points in Norfolk's 46-38 win over North Platte. Her contributions were big during Norfolk's 22-0 run over... Read More

_informq.push(); NORFOLK - It would be easy for a team to get down on themselves after an 0-3 start, but not Norfolk. The Panthers have won two in a row, including Saturday's 46-38 win over North Platte. It was Norfolk's best shooting pe... Read More

_informq.push(); NORFOLK - For the better part of the 2nd and 3rd quarter, the Norfolk girls looked unbeatable. The Panthers used a 22-0 run to extend a lead that North Platte couldn't overcome, with Norfolk prevailing 46-38. North Platt... Read More

Some of Nebraska’s juvenile detention facilities have made significant progress in reducing the use of restrictive housing — isolating individual children — but the practice continues across the state, according to a report released Friday... Read More

A two-year federal gun and drug operation shows the value of confidential informants to officers. On Friday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nebraska announced the end of Operation Brass Catcher, an effort that resulted ... Read More

LINCOLN — “Just because incriminating text messages came from my cellphone doesn’t mean I sent them.” That was the basic argument made by a convicted drug dealer that was rejected Friday by the Nebraska Supreme Court. The court, in upholdi... Read More

A Nebraska wildlife group has proposed that a bull elk grace Nebraska’s next animal-themed license plate. The Nebraska Big Game Society this fall asked Chadron State College graphic design students to create a license plate design feat... Read More

One person is dead after a pickup truck struck two assisting with a flat tire along U.S. Highway 77 south of Lincoln early Friday evening. The truck, a 2010 GMC Sierra K1500, driven by a 74-year-old Beatrice man, was traveling south on U... Read More

WASHINGTON — Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday. The ... Read More

WASHINGTON — Former Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., says the biggest issue facing farm country these days is clear — international trade. “That’s what farmers and ranchers are concerned about,” Johanns said. “They really are looki... Read More