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Eleven Red Cross volunteers from Nebraska supporting disaster response after Hurricane Ian
Eleven Red Cross volunteers from Nebraska supporting disaster response after Hurricane Ian

American Red Cross volunteers from Nebraska continue to deploy to support people affected by Hurricane Ian

UNMC's Innovation Hub gets approval from Regents

UNMC's Innovation Hub gets approval from Regents

The Innovation Hub Project near Farnam Street and Saddle Creek Road will facilitate growth of research, collaboration for UNMC branches.

Union Omaha announces signing of former Real Salt Lake Academy goalkeeper

Union Omaha announces signing of former Real Salt Lake Academy goalkeeper

A highly touted goalkeeper appears to be headed to Nebraska's largest city.

California train slammed into empty railcars but unclear why

California train slammed into empty railcars but unclear why

The collision that killed two Union Pacific employees earlier this month in Southern California happened when the train slammed into 92 empty railcars that had been stored on a side track for nine months, investigators said Thursday.

LPD workplace assessment shows many female employees face sexual harassment, discrimination

LPD workplace assessment shows many female employees face sexual harassment, discrimination

On Thursday morning, Lincoln officials shared the results of a new Lincoln Police Department workplace assessment, which showed that almost half of all uniformed female respondents experienced sexual harassment or discrimination.

Two dead in overnight shooting in Bennington

Two dead in overnight shooting in Bennington

Two people are dead after a shooting incident in eastern Nebraska. 

Lincoln man arrested for second-degree murder

Lincoln man arrested for second-degree murder

The Lincoln Police Department is investigating the homicide of a 48-year-old man.

Six small Nebraska towns are trying to ban abortion. Will it change anything?

Six small Nebraska towns are trying to ban abortion. Will it change anything?

Six Nebraska towns will be voting this year on whether or not they will ban abortion within city limits.

Debate-debate finds Bacon hitting Vargas, dodges Pillen questions

Debate-debate finds Bacon hitting Vargas, dodges Pillen questions

NCN's Joe Jordan: Do you think Jim Pillen thinks debates will hurt him?
 
Rep Don Bacon: I don't know.

Hoosiers take high-volume pass attack into visit to Nebraska

Hoosiers take high-volume pass attack into visit to Nebraska

This is the first of the Cornhuskers’ two straight crossover games with Big Ten East opponents, and the results will show if they have a chance to be competitive in the West under an interim head coach and new defensive coordinator.

Lancaster County doctor arrested for sexual assault

Lancaster County doctor arrested for sexual assault

A southeast Nebraska doctor is in custody for alleged sexual assaults of his patients earlier this year.

Rail unions emphasize positives of their tentative deals

Rail unions emphasize positives of their tentative deals

The two biggest U.S. railroad unions were working Wednesday ahead of key ratification votes to dispel rumors about the contract deals that averted a potentially devastating nationwide strike.

Bacon undergoes emergency appendectomy

Bacon undergoes emergency appendectomy

Congressman Don Bacon, who represents Nebraska's second district, underwent an emergency appendectomy Wednesday night, his office said Thursday morning.

Virginia Thomas appears for interview with Jan. 6 panel

Virginia Thomas appears for interview with Jan. 6 panel

Conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, appeared on Thursday for a voluntary interview with the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Buffett’s company buys nearly 6M more Occidental shares

Buffett’s company buys nearly 6M more Occidental shares

Warren Buffett’s company picked up another $368 million worth of Occidental Petroleum stock this week to give it control of nearly 21% of the oil producer.

OPD: Man booked for charges related to August homicide

OPD: Man booked for charges related to August homicide

After allegedly escaping custody in Arkansas, authorities have booked 20-year-old Wuanya Smith.

Pillen goes from roads and broadband ‘not that bad’ to ‘not acceptable,’ won’t explain

Pillen goes from roads and broadband ‘not that bad’ to ‘not acceptable,’ won’t explain

Major course correction an arguable flip-flop

OPD investigating after 13-year-old boy found fatally shot

OPD investigating after 13-year-old boy found fatally shot

Omaha Police said they are investigating a homicide that happened on Wednesday night. 

Pregnant woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Omaha

Pregnant woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Omaha

A pregnant woman has died from her injuries after being struck by an SUV earlier this week.

Woman convicted in Lancaster County goes missing from CCC-L

Woman convicted in Lancaster County goes missing from CCC-L

A woman initially sentenced on a burglary conviction has gone missing from a correctional facility in Lincoln.

Lancaster County grass fire contained by firefighters

Lancaster County grass fire contained by firefighters

Crete Assistant Fire Chief James Yost said the cause of the fire was possibly from a swather cutting hay.

LPD makes arrest in connection to August homicide

LPD makes arrest in connection to August homicide

The Lincoln Police Department arrested a man on Wednesday for a homicide from August.

Omaha city officials preparing to consider license agreement with Google Fiber

Omaha city officials preparing to consider license agreement with Google Fiber

Google Fiber appears one step closer to coming to Nebraska's largest city.

Lincoln announces plans for state-of-the-art softball and baseball complex

Lincoln announces plans for state-of-the-art softball and baseball complex

LINCOLN - A nearly two decade old plan to make the capital city a major youth sports destination is taking a significant step forward.

Sellout streak continues: Nebraska vs. Indiana sold out

Sellout streak continues: Nebraska vs. Indiana sold out

Nebraska’s upcoming football game against Indiana is officially sold out, according to Athletic Director Trev Alberts.

Hoiberg, Huskers looking to balanced offense for success in 2022-23

Hoiberg, Huskers looking to balanced offense for success in 2022-23

Husker basketball is looking to end a streak of losing seasons under Fred Hoiberg with another fairly new group this year.

Metro gas prices still fluctuating

Metro gas prices still fluctuating

Current Metro Average: $3.61

Fremont man arrested for attempted murder after woman found in garage

Fremont man arrested for attempted murder after woman found in garage

Police found the victim had been held against her will for several hours in a garage.

Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’

Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’

The Huskers are back to work, preparing for Saturday night’s homecoming tilt with Indiana.

NDCS talks about hiring progress at prison facilities

NDCS talks about hiring progress at prison facilities

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) released an update on their hiring progress over the last, nearly, year.

Nebraska's child welfare transition a work in progress

Nebraska's child welfare transition a work in progress

Several hundred case workers have been hired by the state, 49 openings remain.

Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash

Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash

Police have identified the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash Monday night.

Omaha crash leaves one dead

Omaha crash leaves one dead

Officers were dispatched to a crash involving a motorcycle on Monday night. 

Missing inmate turns himself in to authorities

Missing inmate turns himself in to authorities

An inmate convicted in central Nebraska who had gone missing from the Community Corrections Center in Omaha has turned himself in to authorities.

Fire at Hanscom Park destroys gazebo

Fire at Hanscom Park destroys gazebo

Omaha Fire investigators are working to determine who started the fire that destroyed the gazebo at Hanscom Park.

LPD arrests 22-year-old man in relation to Sunday’s fatal shooting

LPD arrests 22-year-old man in relation to Sunday’s fatal shooting

Lincoln Police charged a 22-year-old man with first-degree murder for their alleged involvement in Sunday's fatal downtown shooting. 

Over $40,000 worth of items stolen from Lincoln store

Over $40,000 worth of items stolen from Lincoln store

A store in Lincoln was reportedly broken into and had over $40,000 worth of items stolen.

Single-vehicle accident sends one to hospital in Lincoln

Single-vehicle accident sends one to hospital in Lincoln

The Lincoln Police Department said they responded to a one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning. 

Vehicle speeding on I-80 leads to pursuit in Omaha

Vehicle speeding on I-80 leads to pursuit in Omaha

A trooper with Nebraska State Patrol was in pursuit of a vehicle that was traveling at 123 mph on Interstate 80 in Omaha.

Motorcyclist killed in west Lincoln crash identified

Motorcyclist killed in west Lincoln crash identified

The Lincoln Police Department released the name of a motorcyclist killed in a crash Saturday afternoon. 

Food Truck World Tour raises funds for immigrant services

Food Truck World Tour raises funds for immigrant services

Food trucks and foodies came together to raise money for immigration services on Sunday.

Lincoln Police searching for 19-year-old involved in double shooting

Lincoln Police searching for 19-year-old involved in double shooting

A 19-year old is being sought in relation with a double-shooting in the capital city.

12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte leads swim clinic at Brownell Talbot

12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte leads swim clinic at Brownell Talbot

Young swimmers had the chance to work with one of the sport’s greatest legends.

Victim identified in fatal Northwest Omaha wreck

Victim identified in fatal Northwest Omaha wreck

One person is dead and three more are hurt after a wreck Sunday in Northwest Omaha. Four cars were involved in the accident that happened just after 4 p.m.

Metro official's stormy summer ends quietly

Metro official's stormy summer ends quietly

Protection order against city councilwoman has not been refiled.

NioCorp announces financing boost

NioCorp announces financing boost

Mining company would extract rare earth elements from Johnson County property

Douglas County inmate goes missing from Community Corrections Center

Douglas County inmate goes missing from Community Corrections Center

A 33-year-old female inmate did not return to the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L) on Sunday.

Ukrainian war photographer shows work in Lincoln

Ukrainian war photographer shows work in Lincoln

Tonya Synya found herself at the same crossroads many Ukrainians her age did at the start of the invasion.

Nebraska Task Force 1 returns from Puerto Rico

Nebraska Task Force 1 returns from Puerto Rico

The Nebraska Task Force 1 returned to Lincoln from Puerto Rico Sunday morning around 7:30 a.m.

Douglas County Department of Corrections inmate declared dead

Douglas County Department of Corrections inmate declared dead

An inmate at the Douglas County Department of Corrections was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead.

19-year-old reportedly assaulted and stabbed in Omaha

19-year-old reportedly assaulted and stabbed in Omaha

A 19-year-old man was reportedly stabbed while being assaulted on Saturday.

Abortion vs. inflation could decide Flood-Pansing Brooks rematch this fall

Abortion vs. inflation could decide Flood-Pansing Brooks rematch this fall

The fall rematch of this summer’s special election for Congress between U.S. Republican Rep. Mike Flood of Norfolk and State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln, a Democrat, will heat up next week.

Man in critical condition after Omaha shooting

Man in critical condition after Omaha shooting

The Omaha Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man in critical condition.

LPD: Vehicles and property damaged in shooting, two injured

LPD: Vehicles and property damaged in shooting, two injured

Two men were injured in a shooting in Lincoln along with vehicles and other property being damaged.

Lincoln shooting leaves one man dead

Lincoln shooting leaves one man dead

The Lincoln Police Department responded to a shooting that killed a man early Sunday morning.

Omaha motorcyclist dies in crash with mailbox

Omaha motorcyclist dies in crash with mailbox

A motorcyclist was declared dead after striking a mailbox in Omaha.

North and South Omaha await big decisions on $335 million

North and South Omaha await big decisions on $335 million

Various projects await approval.

One dead in Lincoln car crash

One dead in Lincoln car crash

A motorcyclist died in a car crash in Lincoln on Saturday.

Omaha Fire Department knocks down house fire Saturday

Omaha Fire Department knocks down house fire Saturday

Crews knocked down a Saturday morning house fire.

2 dead, 4 injured in Bellevue three-car crash

2 dead, 4 injured in Bellevue three-car crash

Two people are dead after a three-car crash in Bellevue Friday evening.

Over 5 years of prison time given to Arizona woman for drug-related charge

Over 5 years of prison time given to Arizona woman for drug-related charge

An Arizona woman was sentenced to six years of imprisonment on Friday for a meth-related charge.

Lincoln woman sentenced to 15 years on drug-related charge

Lincoln woman sentenced to 15 years on drug-related charge

36-year-old Katrina Coffman, of Lincoln, received 15 years in prison for a drug-related charge with a prior felony.

Omaha teen shot, sent to hospital

Omaha teen shot, sent to hospital

The Omaha Police Department responded to a shooting on Friday that injured a teenager.

Macy man sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender

Macy man sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender

It was announced Friday that 24-year-old Darrian K. Grant, of Macy, was sentenced to 15 months in prison. 

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities have identified a body found by construction crews on Highway 275 near Fremont on Thursday.