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Lawmakers move to loosen horse massage licensing in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska lawmakers have moved one step closer to removing licensing restrictions for horse massage therapists as they advanced the bill with significant support. Sen. Mike Groene, of North Platte, said Tuesday the bill would r... Read More

Bomb threat made to York County Courthouse

UPDATE: The courthouse will reopen TODAY at 1pm. A bomb dog from the Nebraska State Patrol has since left and cleared the building saying they didn't find anything suspicious. YORK - The York County Courthouse has been evacuated due to a bomb th... Read More

Hastings street official accused of threatening Uber driver

HASTINGS, Neb. - Hastings Mayor Corey Stutte says the city's street superintendent is still employed after being arrested and charged in the assault of an Uber driver in Lincoln. Television station KSNB reports that 36-year-old Steven Kostner was ... Read More

YMCA maintenance man gets 3-6 years in child porn case

KEARNEY, Neb. - A former maintenance worker at the Kearney YMCA accused of child pornography possession has been imprisoned. Buffalo County District Court records say 39-year-old Jeremiah Warren was sentenced Tuesday to three to six years and cred... Read More

Planned Parenthood speaks against Title X budget provision

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Planned Parenthood officials are reiterating their opposition to Gov. Pete Ricketts' proposed budget because of a controversial provision that would prevent health clinics that offer abortions from receiving federal Title X fundi... Read More

Getaway driver gets 17 months for role in bank robbery

Omaha, Neb. --  A getaway driver has been imprisoned for his role in robbing a northeast Nebraska bank. Prosecutors say 56-year-old Lenn Zuhlke was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha to 17 months in prison. He'd pleaded guilty. T... Read More

Nebraska Sen. Chambers files complaint against ex-justice

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers has made good on his promise to seek disbarment of a former state Supreme Court justice. Chambers filed a grievance Tuesday with the court's Counsel for Discipline, which handles allegations ... Read More

Police say Lincoln man killed walking across street

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a pedestrian has been killed crossing a street in north Lincoln. Police and medics were sent to the scene just after 11:15 p.m. Monday. Police say a southbound vehicle struck the man as he walked west across No... Read More

Louder Than A Bomb Opens In Gothenburg

GOTHENBURG - One of the first things you notice is the finger snapping. Like crickets or little toys they fill the room. Getting louder and softer as the poem ebbs and flows. The words and emotions of young people make a poetry slam, this slam is cal... Read More

NFU Celebrates National Agriculture Day

WASHINGTON – As the national agriculture community joins together to celebrate National Agriculture Day, National Farmers Union (NFU) is recognizing family farmers and ranchers for the wide array of contributions they make to consumers’ everyday... Read More

Nebraska Supreme Court Justice Wright dies at age 72

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska Supreme Court Justice John Wright has died at age 72. Wright died Sunday after a long, undisclosed illness. Chief Justice Michael Heavican said in a statement that Wright's death leaves a great void on the seven-membe... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Approves Teacher’s License Flexibility for Military Families

Lincoln, Neb. -- On Monday,  Governor Pete Ricketts approved revisions to Rule 21, allowing military spouses to receive a three-year teaching permit in Nebraska with a valid out-of-state license. “These changes to Rule 21 are common-sense and wi... Read More

Name released for driver killed in Hall County collision

Grand Island, Neb. -- One driver was killed and one injured in a collision at a Hall County highway intersection. The crash occurred around 10:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 281, about 6 miles north of Grand Island. The Hall County Sheriff's Offic... Read More

Snow toppled off Lexington I-80 overpass breaks two windshields, causing minor injuries

Lexington, Neb. -- Heavy, wet snow being pushed by a snowplow operator fell off the Lexington Interstate-80 overpass, breaking the windshields of a semi and a Honda Pilot SUV and causing the drivers of both vehicles to suffer minor cuts from flying g... Read More