Public safety

Talk revived of merging Douglas County, Omaha law enforcement

With a growing city and some new players in office, political leaders in Omaha and Douglas County are dusting off an old and controversial idea: combining city police and county deputies into a single metropolitan police force.

New law will let deployed Nebraska parents pick someone to perform custodial duties

Gov. Pete Ricketts signed Legislative Bill 219 into law late last month, intended to help divorced or unmarried military parents obtain a court-ordered connection to their children before being deployed.

BASKETBALL

Barfknecht: Tough to figure, is NU free fall a fluke 
or just a ripple?

Four decades spent closely observing Nebraska basketball has afforded me some ability to discern substandard play. Thus, honesty obliges me to report that the product witnessed the past five weeks by those still watching Husker hoops is as gruesome as any similar period back through the 1970s.

Where's the best place to live to save? Good news, Omaha and Lincoln

The city you choose to live in can have a major impact on your finances. So just where are the best places to live if you want to save some cash? Two are right here in Nebraska.

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