Abdullah Carries Big Red Past 'Canes In Record Fashion

  Lincoln, Neb. - Husker Heisman hopeful Ameer Abdullah carried No. 24 Nebraska to victory over an old nemesis with the biggest all-purpose yardage total of his career, as the Big Red battled ... Read More

UNK loses homecoming game to Missouri Southern State

Kearney, Neb. – Missouri Southern State’s option offense churned out 364 rushing yards and the Lions defense held Nebraska-Kearney in check in a 34-17 victory Saturday afternoon at Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field. This was the fir... Read More

Hastings falls at Doane

Crete - The Hastings College football team was clicking on all cylinders in the first quarter before Doane came back to defeat Hastings 28-24 on Saturday. After getting a defensive stop in Doane's first possession, Hastings wasted no time marc... Read More

Kansas City area medical team heading to Africa

The Kansas City-area medical relief nonprofit Heart to Heart International is sending a team to West Africa to assess how its volunteers could help with the Ebola crisis. The Kansas City Star reports the four medical professionals plan to leave Su... Read More

Dawson-Gosper jobs picture shows improvement

A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate held steady at 3.6 percent in August.  The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released  Friday that the rate matched the July rate and was four-tenths of a point under ... Read More

Tree-planting week scheduled in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Trees will be planted in at least 40 Nebraska communities as part of a weeklong event. A grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust will provide more than 400 trees to the communities during Nebraska ReTree week. The week run... Read More

US chief justice worried about partisanship

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts says he's worried about growing partisanship in the judicial confirmation process and a public perception that the court is a political body. Roberts told an audience at the Univer... Read More

7-figure bail set for 3 in Nebraska slaying

Bail has been set at $2 million for two people charged with killing a Colorado man whose body was found on a western Nebraska riverbank. A judge on Thursday also set bail at $1 million for a woman charged as an accessory in the slaying of 43-year-... Read More

Huskers fall just short against No. 2 Texas

The No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team fought toe-to-toe with No. 2 Texas but came up just short in a 3-2 (23-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-23, 8-15) thriller before 8,312 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday. Kadie Rolfzen paced the Huskers (6-3)... Read More

Man charged in jewelry store shooting denied bond

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A judge has denied bond for an 18-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death this week of an Omaha jewelry store owner in what police called a botched robbery. Milton Dortch has also been charged with usin... Read More

Rollover crash injury east of Lex.

A one-vehicle  rollover  crash Saturday afternoon   in the eastbound lanes of   Interstate 80 east of  Lexington resulted in minor injuries to one person who was transported to Lexington Regional Health Center. Dawson County Deputy Sheriff ... Read More