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NSP Prepares for Increased Traffic around Great American Eclipse

AUGUST 18, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is preparing for a great increase in traffic as potentially 400,000 or more people may visit Nebraska to watch the Total Sol... Read More

Officials ID 2 killed when Amtrak train hits car in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Officials have identified two people killed when an Amtrak train hit their car at a southwest Lincoln railroad crossing as Lincoln teenagers. Authorities say the crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday, killing two 17-y... Read More

Nebraska man's 80-year sentence for stabbing death upheld

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the new prison sentenced for a man who took part in the 1998 stabbing death of another teen in a Bellevue city park. Daniel Lee Jones was 17 at the time of the stabbing. After plead... Read More

Health alert ends at Pawnee lake; continues at others

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A health alert has ended at Pawnee Lake just west of Lincoln, but continues at other lakes. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services said Friday that it's allowing the alert at Pawnee Lake to expire, two weeks afte... Read More


Brandon Benitz is joined by Doug Kristensen, the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, for our weekly “Chat with the Chancellor” here at the end of the Summer, as we look ahead to the Fall 2017 semester. This week, we talked abo... Read More

Nebraska high court rejects man's Zoloft defense in killing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a defense by a Nebraska man who argued an antidepressant caused him to kill his girlfriend in 2002. Randall Robbins pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Bri... Read More

Governor Recognizes NE Successful Businesses

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts recognized the 25 Nebraska companies which have been selected for the Inc. Magazine 5000 list. “These companies showcase the diverse range of businesses which create great opportunities for hardworking ... Read More

Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 58th Recruit Class

AUGUST 18, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — The 58th Basic Recruit Class of the Nebraska State Patrol graduated at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, August 18. The ceremony was held in the Rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K Street, Lincoln. Remarks were ... Read More

Roberts, McCaskill Discuss Protecting Nation's Food Supply

Two U.S. senators from Kansas and Missouri say an emphasis on protecting the nation's food supply has waned since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and it's time to make the issue a priority again. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat from Missouri, and... Read More

Lexington Knocks Off Scottsbluff

Lexington-Lexington opened up the season with a 4-0 victory over Scottsbluff on Friday. The Minutemaids scratched across single runs in the 3rd and fourth innings and then put the game away with two more runs in the bottom of the 6th. Makenna Johnson... Read More

Nebraska senator files complaint against doctor being sued

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ State Sen. Ernie Chambers has filed a formal complaint against a Lincoln doctor accused of performing medically unnecessary pelvic exams on female Nebraska State patrol recruits. Chambers argues in the complaint that the alleg... Read More