15-year-old student arrested after bringing gun to Omaha South High School

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday morning after bringing a gun to Omaha South High School, police said. The investigation began when one student said another may have brought a gun to the scho... Read More

TeamMates Announces Back to School Challenge Winners

_informq.push(); LINCOLN - Six Nebraskans have been rewarded for positively impacting the lives of youth in need of a role model. TeamMates recently conducted the "Back to School Challenge" encouraging people to apply to become mentors with t... Read More

Nebraska mother, son open cannabidiol shop; both promptly arrested for possession of controlled substance

SCOTTSBLUFF — The arrest of two Scottsbluff business owners will bring the debate about cannabidiol to a Scotts Bluff County courtroom. On Friday, Scottsbluff Police arrested Heather Kaufman Beguin and her son Dreyson Beguin on charges... Read More

Resident injured, dog killed in Lincoln duplex fire

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say one person was injured in a duplex fire that displaced several people in Lincoln. Firefighters were dispatched about 4 a.m. Sunday. Fire officials say the flames were contained to the kitchen area of one ... Read More

Insurer offering ACA plans in Nebraska says court ruling won't affect coverage in 2019

Nebraskans who’ve just signed up for health insurance for 2019 under the Affordable Care Act will have coverage come Jan. 1, officials with the lone insurer offering plans in the state said Monday. A federal judge in Texas ruled late Friday that... Read More

Teen Shot by Kansas State Patrol Officers, After Attack on Woman

SMITH CENTER, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say troopers have shot and wounded a 15-year-old after he attacked a woman, fled on horseback and then fired on law enforcement in rural north-central Kansas. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says in a new... Read More

New Loader Purchased for Beatrice Landfill

BEATRICE – The Beatrice Area Solid Waste Agency Board has approved a major equipment purchase.  The board consisting of the mayor, city council and two county board representatives, approved purchase of a 755K John Deere Crawler Loader, on a unani... Read More

Donation Agreements in Effect, for New Beatrice Athletic Training Facility

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice has approved donation agreements with two recreational organizations, for use of the new Indoor Beatrice Athletic Training Facility, at Hannibal Park. This year, the city constructed a new indoor batting facility ... Read More

City of Beatrice Approves IBEW Contract

BEATRICE – The City of Beatrice has reached a contract agreement with the third, and final union that represents city or board of public works employees. The city council Monday night approved a new three-year contract with employees represented... Read More

Fire at State Penitentiary Prompts Emergency Response

LINCOLN, NE -- A fire at the Nebraska State Penitentiary prompted an emergency response Monday afternoon. Officials say around 3:15 PM, inmates started a fire inside a trash can. The inmates involved blocked staff members from entering the gallery... Read More

Missouri deer poacher ordered to repeatedly watch ‘Bambi’ during jail sentence

OZARKS, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie “Bambi” as part of his sentence in a scheme to illegally kill hundreds of deer. David Berry Jr. was ordered to watch the Disney classic at least once a mont... Read More