A man completes his mission to create 10,000 handmade wooden cars with the help of a 13-year-old neighbor.
As case numbers continue to increase, the South Heartand Health District has moved up from the yellow to the orange zone on its risk dial for spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
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Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman
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ATLANTA (AP) — Challenger Fani Willis on Tuesday defeated her former boss in the Democratic primary runoff for district attorney of Georgia's most populous county.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota defeats well-funded Democratic primary challenger who made issue of her high profile.
ATLANTA (AP) — QAnon supporter Greene declares victory, neurosurgeon Cowan concedes in GOP runoff for northwest Georgia US House seat.
Hastings firefighters battled a house fire at 1015 N. St. Joseph Ave. Tuesday evening.
"I'm pleased to start our campaign with important messages about getting things done," Rep. Jeff Fortenberry says.
On an undisciplined 58th day, senators saw ambushes, shortened filibuster times and three cloture votes.
LOS ANGELES — The family of a woman whose breasts were allegedly fondled by an on-duty L.A. police officer who found her dead last fall is suing the officer and the city of Los Angeles.
MIAMI — Lawyers for the mother of a now 10-year-old boy who Key West police officers tried to handcuff in 2018 at his elementary school after he was accused of punching a teacher filed a civil rights lawsuit Tuesday in federal court against the school district, the city, the individual offic…
Omaha has a mask mandate.
Gov. Pete Ricketts said Monday three members of his cabinet have recovered from the coronavirus.
MINNEAPOLIS — Lois Riess pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Tuesday in the death of her husband in 2018 and was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Attorney General Doug Peterson opines that the bill (LB814) is "likely constitutional" because its doesn't appear, if enacted, to impose a substantial obstacle on access to abortion in Nebraska.
Iowa residents flock to buy generators after severe storms knocked out power
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — An appeals court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for an American who joined the Islamic State and was given 20 years in prison after his capture.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The official committee representing sexual abuse survivors in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy is asking a judge to void real estate transfers by a local Boy Scouts council in Tennessee, saying they violated court restrictions on sales or transfers of BSA assets.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The chief financial officer at General Motors, Dhivya Suryadevara, is trading Detroit for Silicon Valley in a surprise departure to join the payments startup Stripe.
Commuters around Adams Central Avenue and 12th Street should be aware of potential traffic congestion starting Wednesday as school starts and road construction forces all traffic to enter from the north.
LINCOLN — Nebraska lawmakers advanced a property tax and business incentives package and new abortion restrictions through a key procedural vote on Tuesday, despite fervent opposition from some senators in the final days of this year’s session.
Associated Press Nebraska Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 12.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The little girl ran up to her, wide-eyed and giddy.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Arkansas' ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate, Secretary of State John Thurston said Tuesday.
LINCOLN – Tuesday’s announcement by presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on his running mate choice was highly praised by Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb.
The Kansas 1st Congressional District covers a lot of territory, taking in all or part of 63 counties and occupying about two-thirds of the state’s land.
LOS ANGELES — With a backlog of coronavirus test results now flowing into a state database, California reported 13,149 coronavirus cases on Monday, with additional older results expected to increase daily totals throughout the week.
CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city shouldn't be sending police officers out on the street without body-worn cameras but defended the department's account of a shooting in the Englewood neighborhood that allegedly touched off looting and civil unrest over the weekend.
Monday marked Hawaii's 12th straight day of triple-digit coronavirus-case increases, giving it the highest transmission rate in the U.S.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer accused of fondling a dead woman was sued Tuesday by her family, court documents show.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The daughter of a Tennessee corrections administrator who authorities say was killed during a prison escape has sued the facility and its warden for negligence in her death.
NEW YORK (AP) — The reaction of federal prison officials to Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide last year is to blame for onerous conditions a British socialite faces in jail while awaiting trial on charges that she procured teenage girls for Epstein to abuse a quarter-century ago, her lawyers said Tuesday.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of hybrid colocation and mega scale data center solutions, announced today that Company management will be participating in the following upcoming investor conferences:
LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Celerion, global leader in early clinical research services with facilities across North America, Europe and Asia has recently appointed Mr. Timothy Sangster to the position of Executive Director at its Lincoln, NE facility.
"No president -- whether named Obama or Trump or Biden or AOC -- has unilateral power to rewrite immigration law or to cut taxes or to raise taxes," Sen. Ben Sasse tells President Trump on Twitter.
CHICAGO (AP) — Winter Wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade Tue:
(The Center Square) – Big Ten conference presidents on Tuesday voted to postpone all fall sports, including lucrative football, and instead consider playing them in the spring.
LOS ANGELES — Two people were injured and had to be airlifted out of a Solano County park over the weekend after they fell while trying to hoof it from an ornery cow, authorities said.
Most Americans don't have much confidence in the fairness of the upcoming election, a poll has found.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was “fundamentally unfair” for the trial judge to allow Bill Cosby’s damaging deposition from a sex accuser’s lawsuit to be used against him at his criminal trial because he believes he had a binding promise from a prosecutor that he could never be charged in the case,…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer representing three teenagers who were detained at gunpoint by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies called for an investigation into the tactics and accountability for their actions on Tuesday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a former police officer acquitted in the shooting death of a Black teenager who was seeking reinstatement to another position as a university police officer.
LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Auction volumes remain high on HiBid.com, where last week's online-only and webcast auctions brought in more than $33.6 million (gross auction proceeds) in equipment, vehicles, and other assets. From August 2nd through the 9th, bidders placed an average of approximately 1.24 million bids per day across 919 auctions, with a record number of lots for sale on Friday.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Work crews in Georgia have begun dismantling a Confederate monument that has stood in the median of a busy street in downtown Athens for nearly 150 years.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison for illegally dumping hazardous waste at sites around south-central Nebraska.