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Damage estimated at $100K in Lincoln food plant fire

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A fire official has estimated that a fire at Lincoln food plant has caused nearly $100,000 in damage. Officials say no one was injured in the fire, which started around 1 p.m... Read More

New Nebraska law aims to keep poor people out of jail

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Advocates for low-income Nebraska  residents hope a new law will help keep poor people who committed minor offenses from wasting time in jail. A law passed this month will require judges to consider a person's financial status befo... Read More

Nebraska woman dies after being hit by family's moving truck

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police say a 48-year-old Nebraska woman died after being hit by a U-Haul truck that rolled out of her own driveway. KETV reports Camille Jackson died Saturday after being struck by the truck her family was using in west Omaha. Om... Read More

Nebraska regents expected to raise tuition with budget vote

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska regents this week likely will decide how much students will contribute in higher tuition to help close a university budget gap. The board meets Thursday in Lincoln to consider the university's operat... Read More

Damage estimated at $100K in Lincoln food plant fire

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A fire official has estimated that a fire at Lincoln food plant has caused nearly $100,000 in damage. Officials say no one was injured in the fire, which started around 1 p.m. Saturday at the Smithfield Foods plant... Read More

Huskers sent to regional at No. 1 national seed Oregon St.

The Nebraska baseball team will make its 15th NCAA Regional appearance in program history, as the 64-team NCAA Tournament field was announced on Monday. The Huskers will be the No. 2 seed in the Corvallis Regional. No. 1 overall national seed Oreg... Read More

Sen. Deb Fischer:  Memorial Day

Memorial Day By U.S. Senator Deb Fischer Memorial Day began following the Civil War. Recognizing President Lincoln’s call to never forget what our brave soldiers did to ensure that our government of the people, by the people, and for the people, ... Read More

Man dies after getting trapped under riding lawn mower

MEAD, Neb. (AP) - A 68-year-old Nebraska man has died after getting trapped under a riding lawn mower. The Saunders County Sheriff's Department was called to the area just northwest of Mead on Saturday evening after the man's wife found him trapped.... Read More

NBA Scores

Sunday's Scores NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFS= WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION= Final Connecticut 97 Chicago 79 Final Seattle 94 Indiana 70 Final Minnesota 80 San Antonio 66  ...... Read More

Nebraska sheriff plans to use seized vehicle to fight drugs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ A county sheriff in the Nebraska Panhandle says spoils taken from out-of-state drug dealers will help his office and other area law enforcement agencies crack down further on illegal drugs. Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson to... Read More

Police: Fourth suspect arrested in fatal Omaha shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Police say a fourth suspect charged in a warrant for a north Omaha shooting death has been found and arrested. Omaha police say in a news release that 49-year-old Melton Felder was found and booked into an Omaha jail Friday nigh... Read More