- GOP hopeful Cruz announces Nebraska state leadership team Updated: Apr-30-16 1:45 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has unveiled a Nebraska leadership team to help him campaign in the state.
- Nebraska, Oklahoma join suit to halt Colorado marijuana law Updated: Apr-29-16 10:34 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson and his counterpart in Oklahoma are joining a lawsuit aimed at halting legal marijuana in Colorado.
- Nebraska court lets transportation company expand in Lincoln Updated: Apr-28-16 2:37 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A transportation company that serves people with disabilities can expand its operations in Lincoln despite objections raised by taxi services, the Nebraska Supreme Court said Thursday.
- Today in Nebraska-May Updated: Apr-28-16 1:51 pm
- Nebraska inmate assaults officer at evaluation center Updated: Apr-25-16 6:32 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska prison officials say they're investigating another assault on an employee this month.
- Deadline set for applications for Nebraska Supreme Court Updated: Apr-24-16 5:15 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The deadline for those interested in filling a vacant Nebraska Supreme Court seat to apply is May 11.
- Nebraska counties split on juvenile attorney appointments Updated: Apr-24-16 8:37 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska is taking steps to ensure juveniles who get into legal trouble have representation, but lack of resources will exclude children in most counties from a law that advocates call essential for juvenile justice reform.
- Western Nebraska man dies in motorcycle crash Updated: Apr-23-16 5:42 pm
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska - A 35-year-old western Nebraska man has died from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash.
- Lancaster County attorney seeks approval for veterans court Updated: Apr-22-16 3:51 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Lancaster County leaders are looking to establish a court just for veterans, similar to the county's drug court.
- Nebraska Supreme Court orders new trial in Omaha killings Updated: Apr-22-16 3:03 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court ordered a new trial Friday for a man serving three life sentences for the shooting deaths of three Omaha men in a robbery gone wrong, saying prosecutors improperly relied on hearsay evidence to convict him.
- Ricketts will turn to lawmakers to help shape tax plans Updated: Apr-21-16 6:25 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said Thursday that cutting taxes will remain a top priority for the rest of his time in office, but that he will listen closely to lawmakers when it comes to specific plans.
- Man arrested, nearly 241 pounds of pot seized in Nebraska Updated: Apr-21-16 12:36 pm
CULBERTSON, Nebraska - Authorities say a driver was arrested after nearly 241 pounds of marijuana was found in his vehicle in southwest Nebraska.
- Ricketts and Nebraska lawmakers praise 2016 session Updated: Apr-21-16 11:53 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers and Gov. Pete Ricketts are praising the progress made in this year's legislative session.
- Nebraska allows state licenses for thousands of immigrants Updated: Apr-20-16 5:26 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska will allow thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children to work in at least 170 professions that require state licenses including health care and education after lawmakers overrode conservative Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of the measure on Wednesday.
- Ricketts lobbying senators on immigrant licensing bill Updated: Apr-19-16 6:33 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is personally lobbying senators to try to stop them from overriding his veto of a bill that would allow certain immigrants to get professional licenses.
- Sponsor of Nebraska redistricting bill won't challenge veto Updated: Apr-19-16 4:32 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A state senator who sought to change Nebraska's process for drawing congressional and legislative districts says he won't challenge Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of his bill.
- Nebraska Gov. Ricketts approves property tax package Updated: Apr-19-16 3:41 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska will steer an extra $20 million to farm and ranch landowners next year to offset their property taxes under a bill Gov. Pete Ricketts signed Tuesday.
- Ricketts signs bill ending common levy for Nebraska schools Updated: Apr-19-16 12:28 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Gov. Pete Ricketts is praising the Nebraska Legislature's decision to end a common tax levy for 11 school districts in and around Omaha.
- Nebraska prisons head grilled over inmate who swallowed keys Updated: Apr-18-16 8:58 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's corrections director acknowledged Monday that his staff made mistakes but said no one has been fired over the care of a prisoner who swallowed an employee's keys while under around-the-clock supervision.
- Ricketts vetoes Nebraska legislative redistricting bill Updated: Apr-18-16 6:42 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Gov. Pete Ricketts has rejected an effort to overhaul Nebraska's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.
- Ricketts approves $450M to boost Nebraska's roads, bridges Updated: Apr-18-16 6:23 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Road construction projects that have languished for decades got a $450 million boost Monday as Gov. Pete Ricketts signed an ambitious plan that seeks to finish Nebraska's expressway system by 2033 and repair thousands of unstable bridges.
- High court upholds hate-crime conviction in Omaha case Updated: Apr-15-16 6:18 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The Nebraska Supreme Court will not overturn a hate-crime conviction and 12- to 18-month prison sentence for a Missouri man who sucker-punched a Marine for associating with two gay friends.
- Nebraska prison officials report 5 staff assaults this week Updated: Apr-15-16 5:48 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska prison officials say they're investigating two more assaults on staff members this week, adding to a string of physical violence against employees over the past two months.
- Nebraska Gov. Ricketts vetoes immigrant job licensing bill Updated: Apr-15-16 4:56 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed a bill Friday that would allow work in more than 170 professions for immigrants who are granted temporary lawful status after coming to the country illegally.
- Report: Nebraska tax receipts below projections in March Updated: Apr-14-16 11:43 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's tax collections were nearly 5 percent below expectations in March.