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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska state trooper who was shown on video hitting a drunken driver from Colorado with his service rifle has been charged with a federal crime.
A warmer earth is silencing the chorus of creepers, crawlers, swimmers and flyers who've inhabited the planet for millions of years.
A chronic fear of environmental doom has many worried about the impact of climate change on their future.
Today’s climate change debate is volatile and political in nature, with all sides increasingly retreating to their ideological silos, unable to escape their own echo chambers. How did we get here? And what can we do about it?
Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says he doesn't know who paid for the work to get the issue in front of the Nebraska Supreme Court.
A state trooper saw the motorcyclists close to Grand Island and attempted a traffic stop, but they fled eastbound. The trooper initiated a pursuit and both motorcyclists accelerated to more than 140 mph.
This week's case count was 552 positive cases and a positivity rate of 15.2%.
Several prominent Nebraskans released statements Saturday following President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people are dead following a traffic accident Friday evening involving a commercial truck hauling a dumpster in Nebraska.
WAHOO, Neb. (AP) — Two people were killed Friday evening in a traffic accident just north of Wahoo, Nebraska, authorities said.
The crash occurred at about 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Nebraska 92 and Nebraska 109 just north of Wahoo.
VIOLA, Kan. (AP) — Three children and an adult were killed Friday and another person critically injured in a crash involving a grain truck and an SUV, authorities said.
A Nebraska state trooper who resigned after a widely circulated video showed him hitting a drunk driver with the butt of his service rifle has been criminally charged in connection to the 2016 incident.
The Nebraskans for Responsible Lending ballot committee spent more than $200,000 for the first round of commercials set to run through Sept. 28.
Local health department officials say the elevated rate of community spread is a consequence of outbreaks caused by college students who didn't take precautions while socializing outside the classroom.
Associated Press Nebraska Daybook for Saturday, Sep. 26.
GRAND ISLE, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man is accused of threatening to burn down a house after his 20-year-old daughter refused to leave it.
The Nebraska Department of Labor said Friday that it will receive funding to pay the full allotment of the Lost Wages Assistance program, which provides an extra $300 in federal unemployment compensation to those who qualify.
For this in-depth project examining the impact of climate change on Nebraska, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications opened the rigorous application process to all students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In the end, 20 students drawn from seven different colleges represent…
The prosecutor walked jurors through the case, from Sydney Loofe going on a date with Boswell to Loofe's disappearance and to an eventual manhunt for Boswell and her boyfriend, Aubrey Trail.
At the Naval Academy, he met Lynda, a college freshman, on a cold January night. Their first dance that night was to the disco hit, ”Le Freak.” He was smitten. The couple just celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary.
Fortenberry campaign ads are "a distraction from the real issue, which is health care," Bolz says.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical research organization Celerion today announced its successful reaccreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP). To earn reaccreditation company personnel participated in a rigorous examination of clinical research practices at its facilities.
Two more staff members at the penitentiary tested positive Wednesday for the virus, bringing the total staff with the virus at the prison to 74 since April 4.
OMAHA — Gov. Pete Ricketts doubled down Thursday on his decision to leave Nebraska as the only state that has discontinued emergency food assistance benefits that were made available under the federal coronavirus relief package, despite pleas from advocates for the poor.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Class of 2019-20 is comprised of 66 colleges and universities from 15 countries with business programs accredited or reaffirmed by ACBSP.
Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac, adjutant general of the Nebraska National Guard, describes the bill as "a game-changer."
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been arrested in Missouri for his alleged role in an assault on an Iowa police officer in which the officer fired his gun, according to officials.
MISSION, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Traditional family activities like trick-or-treating create fun moments and memories, but the effects of COVID-19 on this Halloween will bring about change for the spooky excitement.
LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HTI Plastics is pleased to announce the hiring of Brad Heywood, who recently joined our company as the Operations Manager. Brad will manage Production Supervisors, Assembly Supervisors, and Set-up for all three shifts. Brad will help improve productivity in production while moving forward with Lean and 5S, advancing our training of our employees, and ensuring a safe work environment to create good quality parts for our customers.
MISSION, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Cooler weather calls for comfort foods, and it's hard to top soups, risottos and strata for heartwarming dishes to share with the family on chilly days.
MISSION, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Concorde Career Colleges, a national leader in health care education with 16 campuses in eight states, has named Jami Frazier as CEO. Frazier has been a Concorde executive for 13 years, previously serving as President and COO.
Initial claims for unemployment topped 3,000 in Nebraska last week for the first time in more than a month.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today joined Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) in introducing the Women’s Public Health and Safety Act, which gives states the authority to exclude abortion providers, like Planned Parenthood, from receiving Medicaid funds.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) will release third quarter 2020 financial and operating results on Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The company's management team will host a conference call and live webcast at 8:45 a.m. ET.
Good morning from The Associated Press. Today is Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. The news editor for Nebraska and Iowa is Scott McFetridge. The news editor for Kansas and Missouri is Julie Wright.
WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) announced today an expansion of its aftermarket footprint in Asia through a multi-year partnership with Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corporation (EGAT) and a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) customer agreement with EVA Air for 777 GE90 nacelles. EGAT, an award-winning aircraft MRO facility based in Taiwan, is highly proficient in airframe component and composite repairs. The agreements position Spirit for growth and significantly reduce MRO costs for passenger and freight carriers in the region by keeping repairs local.
Hastings senator criticizes HHS for lack of communication and transparency with local leaders and Legislature.
Associated Press Nebraska Daybook for Thursday, Sep. 24.