Nebraska Woman Sentenced in Sexual Assault of Son

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) A Nebraska woman convicted of sexually assaulting her son has been sentenced to a minimum of nearly 40 years in prison. The Bellevue woman was sentenced Monday in Sarpy County D... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Omaha police say robbers shot at a doughnut shop employee who tried to follow the pair after they stole cash. No injuries were reported after the robbery at Winchell's Donuts on Sunday. Police say the suspects displayed a gun an... Read More

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) -- When the CEO of Scottsbluff's hospital won a grocery store shopping spree in a raffle, he decided to pass along the prize to a local charity. John Mentgen never expected to win when he bought the United Way raffle tickets... Read More

FAIRBURY, Neb. -- The Fairbury Police Department said in a press release officers arrested a wanted fugitive who escaped from the Montana State Prison. On November 23, 2014 at approximately 0848 hours, the Jefferson County 911 Center received a 911... Read More

DORCHESTER, Neb.-- Support continues for a Gretna family, who lost their 6-year-old son after he unexpectedly died two weeks ago. It’s a quiet morning in Dorchester Sunday, where it seems everyone in the small village is packed inside the communi... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Two people were transported to the hospital after a rollover accident at 27th and Old Dairy Road at 12:20 p.m. on Sunday. LRF said the injuries the two suffered are non life-threatening. LRF said two SUV's were involved in the rol... Read More

Stephanie Shrader, director of Nebraska City Area Economic Development, told city commissioners recently that her office is pursuing a new website with a greater focus on industrial recruitment and use by site selectors. Finance Commissioner Mark ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is facing a felony charge of sexual assault of a child. According to an affidavit filed by the Columbus Police Department, a 66-year-old man stands accused of molesting his granddaughter close to 70 times between 2005 a... Read More

Nebraska public schools graduated nearly 90 percent of their high school seniors in 2014, increasing the percentage of graduates to 89.7 percent, up from 88.5 percent in 2013. The public schoolgraduation rate has steadily improved since 2011 when ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for October dropped to 3.4 percent. The Nebraska Labor Department said in the report released Friday that the rate was four-tenths of a point under the Octo... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb.-- A man is behind bars after he carried and shot an illegal weapon at a party last weekend. Troy Carter, 32, was found at his home Thursday night with two sawed-off shotguns. The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office say Carter had taken... Read More