Two travel-related cases of Zika virus have been reported in Nebraska. Health and Human Services officials say the cases in Douglas and Sarpy counties are the first in the state. The people infected are women in their 20s
There are objections to Governor Ricketts' property tax plan. The state's largest agriculture groups are backing the plan, but Mayor Beutler and officials from other communities have problems with it, saying it would limit their flexibility.
Police say it was luck that kept anyone from getting hurt in a crash near 14th and Salt Valley View. A semi was on Salt Valley View Thursday when the driver turned into the intersection to head north on 14th Street.
Berkshire Hathaway has purchased nearly 1.7 million more shares of Phillips 66 to give it ownership of almost 14 percent of the oil refiner. The conglomerate Warren Buffett leads reported making the latest purchases this week.
Lancaster County has gone over 300,000 in population. State Law requires 7 members on the county board instead of five, and a civil service commission at that level. A bill in the legislature would push those changes back to 400,000.
A Minnesota woman who admitted pouring carpet cleaner in the ice tea of her boyfriend's mother has been sent to jail in Nebraska. Online court records say 26-year-old Amanda Nelson, of Worthington, Minnesota, was sentenced Wednesday in Gage County District Court.
A year ago, when warm temperatures were present in early March in Lincoln, the zoo office was flooded with phone calls, wondering why they weren't open. In response, President and CEO John Chapo announced the zoo will open March 5th this year.
Good news for those who park in the street. The residential parking ban on the odd-numbered or south and west sides of the street has been lifted. It followed an even-number ban....and city officials say both are mostly complete.