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EPA providing nearly $70M loan for Omaha sewer project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Omaha has obtained a nearly $70 million federal loan to help the city vastly reduce water pollution from overwhelmed sewers. The Environmental Protection Agency said in a news re... Read More

2 men suspected of using stolen credit card information

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Grand Island police say officers have arrested two men suspected of using or possessing dozens of credit or debit cards encoded with stolen card information. Police said Thursday that Rafael Figueredo Hildalgo faces 119 c... Read More

Judge hears testimony against schools superintendent

Osh Kosh, Neb. -- A judge is considering a verdict after the trial of a western Nebraska school superintendent accused of assaulting a student. On Wednesday Judge Randin Roland heard testimony regarding the misdemeanor assault charge against Gard... Read More

Firearm call in Dawson County leads to death investigation

  A joint task force of law enforcement agencies are investigating an incident Monday evening that ended in a death. In a joint news release from Lexington Police Department and Dawson County Attorney's Office, law enforcement were called sho... Read More

Son of Sean Penn, Robin Wright settles Nebraska drug case

AURORA, Neb. - The son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor in his Nebraska drug case. Twenty-four-year-old Hopper Penn and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Uma Von Wittkamp, were arrested during a traffic stop o... Read More

Pickup launches 60' into York field injuring two Kansas men

YORK, Neb. - Two Kansas men were injured when their vehicle left the roadway early Friday morning south of York. According to York County Sheriff, Dale Radcliffe, his office was dispatched around 3 a.m., to the intersection of S Lincoln Ave. and H... Read More

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium to celebrate World Giraffe Day

Omaha, Neb. (June 20, 2018) – Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium will be celebrating World Giraffe Day on Thursday, June 21 with giraffe-centered programming in African Grasslands and Facebook Live streaming events. Facebook Live programs w... Read More

Omaha's CenturyLink Center getting new name

OMAHA, Neb. - Omaha's CenturyLink Center will be getting a new name in September: CHI Health Center Omaha. CHI Health announced Wednesday that it had acquired the naming rights in a deal with the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority... Read More

Nebraska motor fuels tax rate to drop July 1

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska motorists could soon pay less to the state at gas pumps. The Department of Revenue announced Wednesday that the state motor fuels tax will drop fourth-tenths of a cent on July 1, to 28 cents per gallon from 28.4 cents... Read More

Omaha utility to build new community solar power array

FORT CALHOUN, Neb. (AP) _ An Omaha public electric utility and its private partner are building a community solar power array in eastern Nebraska. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Omaha Public Power District and NextEra Energy Resources plan to... Read More

Gothenburg City Council OK's Time Change

GOTHENBURG - With a relatively short agenda the Gothenburg City Council had a busy meeting Tuesday, the council made meeting times official, approved RedLg funds for the hospital and appointed a new member to the planning and zoning commission. Af... Read More