Death Penalty, Prison Reform, and Gas Taxes Adressed in Senator Watermeier's Weekly Update

In Senator Dan Watermeier's weekly update he reported that senators gave first-round approval to LB268, which would change the maximum penalty for first degree murder to life imprisonment without the ... Read More

Falls City Council is scheduled to meet Monday, April 20th at 7:00pm. The agenda includes: the first quarterly 2015 EDGE Report from Executive Director Beckie Cromer, a public hearing and action on a grant application for $350,000 for the downtown... Read More

OMAHA - Overnight, an Omaha ape went viral. Around 9 p.m. Thursday, YouTube user “BULL DOG” posted a video of a silverback gorilla cracking the glass at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium. In the first 12 hours, the video accumulated about 75... Read More

TECUMSEH, NE - The Nemaha NRD has selected JEO Consulting Group to prepare final design and construction engineering for an upgrade to two miles of Steamboat Trace. The biking trail between Peru and Brownville, about two miles south of Honey Creek... Read More

NORFOLK - A late night run-in with police ended with a Norfolk man behind bars. At around 10:45 Thursday night a Norfolk Police Officer observed a vehicle traveling east in the 400 block of Pasewalk Avenue. When the driver spotted the officer, he ... Read More

LINCOLN - Nebraska's attorney general is speaking out against two prisoner reform measures that were approved this week. Attorney General Doug Peterson says two measures passed this week, LB 173 dealing with habitual criminal statutes and LB605 de... Read More

The Nebraska City City Council is expected to consider appointments of a new city administrator and a new treasurer at its 6 p.m. meeting on Monday. In other action, Our Park NC requests a grant up to $20,500 for an Olsson Associates feasiblity st... Read More

HALLAM - Nebraska's largest utility on Friday announced plans to replace a coal-fired power plant unit with one that runs on hydrogen. Nebraska Public Power District made the announcement at a news conference at the Sheldon Station power plant in ... Read More

ARLINGTON, TX - The 2015 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards are Sunday night in Arlington, TX. The award show in AT&T Stadium will be co-hosted by country music stars, Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton.  It will air live on CBS at 7:00 PM CDT. ... Read More

PALMYRA, NE - David A. Zech, 58, of Douglas was severely injured Thursday afternoon after the three-wheel cycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle on the paved road between Douglas and Palmyra. Zech was pedaling north on Road 8 near Road L, two... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY, NE - Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible today (Friday), with coverage increasing tonight. According to the National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley, the instability appears to be limited, thus small hail will be possible ... Read More