As a special guest, Carissa Hindman and her family received a complimentary zoo membership, gift basket, all-day ride wristbands and a "Zoo tour unlike any other."
After voicing concerns before the Omaha Planning Board last week, a Douglas County farmer, won’t face higher property taxes after all.
Nebraska qualified for the $639,063 bonus by achieving the nation's 8th best ranking for accurately providing food aid to needy people.
Ed Jones was working his shift at a tobacco shop when two would-be robbers burst inside and immediately began shooting.
Anthony E. Munson had faced up to 50 years in prison on each charge.
The FBI Greater Omaha Safe Streets Task force executed arrest warrants on six people Thursday on federal and state drug offenses and criminal conspiracies.
Boys Town National Research Hospital is notifying current and former patients and employees of a data breach, according to a release from the hospital.
The child was taken to Nebraska Medical Center in serious condition, according to rescue squad personnel at the scene.
The tents are down and the loud, colorful, hazy evenings are over, but people in Council Bluffs are still talking about fireworks.
Tibetan monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery in southern India are re-creating an ancient tradition by building a sacred sand painting at the Omaha Healing Arts Center in the Old Market.
Eppley Airfield has reported 2.48 inches of rainfall as of July 19, officially .24 inches above normal for Omaha.
A block of 29th Street between Fowler and Meredith Avenues was renamed in honor of Army Sgt. Kyle LeFlore, who grew up nearby. LeFlore was shot and killed in January while visiting family in Omaha.
So why does a silver “Cornhusker bell” sit on an elected official’s desk in the state capitol of Alabama? Well, it’s because the ’Bama state treasurer, Young Boozer, a lifelong fan of the Crimson Tide, retains a bit of Nebraska in his bloodline.
The City of Omaha’s budget would exceed $1 billion for the first time and put more money toward public safety and streets under a proposal by Mayor Jean Stothert.
New Nebraska laws taking effect Thursday include safeguards to fight prescription painkiller abuse, looser gun regulations and a policy that will make it easier to massage horses for money.
The Nebraska Public Power District will take part in a federal study to develop more ways to safely and economically collect and store the carbon produced by coal-fired power plants and ethanol plants.
Skies should gradually become sunny and a high around 90 is expected Thursday.
Gov. Pete Ricketts, the incumbent Republican, announced last week that he would participate in three joint appearances with his opponent. But State Sen. Bob Krist, his Democratic challenger, fired back Thursday with a call for five debates between the two candidates, with statewide media coverage.
This weekend, Evan Jolley will stand up before several hundred people from all over the country. He will stand and step to the microphone. He has not yet decided what he will say. It doesn’t really matter, he thinks. The point isn’t what he will say. The point is the speaking itself.
If an eminent domain battle wasn’t enough drama, Douglas County’s effort to acquire a site for a $120 million justice center also became entangled in a three-year-old divorce case, in which the putative ex-wife contends her recently remarried ex-husband is still married to her.
An Omaha landlord who was accused of bribing a public housing official has entered a plea agreement with prosecutors.
About 2,500 OPPD customers were originally affected by the outages, officials said.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Attend an outdoor music festival, see a car show or shop for vintage flea market items.
Krist, a Democratic state senator from Omaha, is challenging Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts in the Nov. 6 general election.
The mill-and-overlay work will begin Monday and continue through Aug. 15, depending on weather conditions, officials said.
According to Douglas County 911 dispatchers, a Ford pickup truck rammed through the impound lot's gate around 3:20 a.m. Thursday.