Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is ramping up pressure on lawmakers to try to keep them from overriding his promised veto of a death penalty repeal bill. The Republican governor urged the public on Friday to contact their state senator.
The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department and Children’s Zoo are looking for public input on the Antelope Park Triangle, bounded by “A” Street, 27th Street and Capitol Parkway. The Zoo has a long-term plan to expand.
The police chief of Nebraska's largest city says an Omaha police officer killed in the line of duty was shot just above the top of her protective vest. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer gave more details Thursday.
Governor Pete Ricketts has announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, U.S. Marine Captain Dustin Lukasiewicz, and the Memorial Day holiday.
The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade.
The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the life sentence of a woman who killed her boyfriend's 68-year-old mother in 2013. The high court on Friday rejected 42-year-old Shelley Casterline's appeal argument.
A teenage girl has been taken to a hospital after being injured at a state park near Waterloo in eastern Nebraska. Waterloo Fire & Rescue took the 16-year-old to Methodist Women's Hospital early Friday morning.
Nebraska residents suffering from intractable seizures could have one more treatment option under a medical cannabis study headed to Gov. Pete Ricketts' desk. Senators voted 44-2 on Thursday to commission a University of Nebraska Medical Center.