Fatalities rise after Kansas ups speed limit

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Traffic-related fatalities and injuries in Kansas are up on roads with newly increased 75 mph speed limits. The Kansas City Star reports numbers from the state's transport... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NBA Thursday's Games= Washington 102, New York 91 Oklahoma City 114, San Antonio 106 Miami 101, Cleveland 91 Chicago 113, L.A. Lakers 93 L.A. Clippers 100, Golden State 86 Friday's Games= Brooklyn at Boston, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Orlan... Read More

Officials say flu infections already common across Nebraska

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials say they are seeing more cases of the flu across the state in the past two weeks. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that cases of influenza are now considered widespread in Nebraska. ... Read More

MF Global to Pay $100-Million Fine in CFTC Settlement

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Wednesday it had fined MF Global Holdings Ltd for wrongdoing during the collapse of the futures brokerage, but will continue its lawsuit against the firm's former chief, Jon Corzine. A federal ... Read More

NU Holds Off Ohio In Hawaii

Hololulu – Behind 22 points each from Shavon Shields and Terran Petteway, the Nebraska men’s basketball team picked up its second-straight win with a 71-58 victory over Ohio in the fifth-place game of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic Th... Read More

Huskers Visit Seaworld

Chula Vista, Calif. – The Nebraska football team held a walkthrough on Christmas morning at Southwestern College, practicing for roughly one hour on the field turf at DeVore Stadium. It was the team’s third practice during its time in San Diego b... Read More

NU Regents still mulling over president candidates

The University of Nebraska regents are still mulling four candidates for the system's top spot. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the Board of Regents met behind closed doors for two hours on Tuesday to review feedback submitted by students, facu... Read More

18-year-old imprisoned for robbing Lincoln store

  LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old from Omaha has been sentenced to prison for the armed robbery of a Lincoln convenience store. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Luis Ayala, also known as Luis Fierros, was sentenced on Tuesday.... Read More

Ag Drone Maker Receives Permission to Fly

Trimble scored a public relations coup December 10 when it received an exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration allowing it to fly its UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution (drone) for commercial purposes. Specifically, the exemption is to Secti... Read More

Carcasses of 3 missing dogs found in Hastings

  HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A local animal shelter has put up a reward for information after the carcasses of three missing dogs were found near railroad tracks in Hastings. Start Over Rover says there's no evidence that there's any foul p... Read More

Kansas Tribes Take Cautious Approach to Marijuana

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Some northeast Kansas American Indian tribes say they need more information before making a decision on whether to grow and sell marijuana on tribal land after the federal government said it wouldn’t interfere with those who do. ... Read More