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Flood floats first bill
Flood floats first bill

According to Flood, the legislation will help small businesses get access to investor financing.

Underage girls taken from Lincoln at the center of FBI polygamy case in Arizona

Underage girls taken from Lincoln at the center of FBI polygamy case in Arizona

A man facing charges related to taking 20 wives, most of them minors, reportedly gained access to many of his underage victims on trips to Lincoln, according to newly filed federal court documents.

Kansas man wanted in Omaha woman’s disappearance arrested in Belize

Kansas man wanted in Omaha woman’s disappearance arrested in Belize

The man sought by local authorities for kidnapping a 43-year-old Omaha woman who went missing the weekend before Thanksgiving has been arrested in Central America.

DEC 7-9: 2022 NSAA State One Acts (ONLINE)

DEC 7-9: 2022 NSAA State One Acts (ONLINE)

NORFOLK - News Channel Nebraska will stream select State One Acts performances December 7th through December 9th.

Multiple reports of vandalism being investigated by LPD

Multiple reports of vandalism being investigated by LPD

The Lincoln Police Department is investigating multiple reports of rock vandalism.

Multiple people displaced after apartment fire

Multiple people displaced after apartment fire

Multiple people were displaced from their apartments on Tuesday after a fire started in the complex. 

Cleaning firm's child labor problems now touch two NE meat packing plants

Cleaning firm's child labor problems now touch two NE meat packing plants

Initially the JBS plant in Grand Island was named as one of the plants where PSSI was operating illegally, and the Associated Press now reports that Greater Omaha Packing Company is also on the list.

Iowa man receives prison time for transporting explosives

Iowa man receives prison time for transporting explosives

A man from Iowa received two years of prison time for transporting explosives in Omaha.

Not waiting 'til next year for these cubs

Not waiting 'til next year for these cubs

Since 2014, 29 cubs have been born at the Safari Park.

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business.

Shania Twain adds Omaha to 'Queen of Me' tour

Shania Twain adds Omaha to 'Queen of Me' tour

If Shania Twain's stop in Lincoln next year didn't impress you much, her "Queen of Me" Tour has another Nebraska concert. 

Man reportedly attempts to rob Omaha hotel, unsuccessful

Man reportedly attempts to rob Omaha hotel, unsuccessful

A man reportedly tried to rob a hotel in Omaha on Monday.

State investigating what could be Nebraska’s largest bank fraud

State investigating what could be Nebraska’s largest bank fraud

State and local officials are investigating what might be Nebraska’s largest case of bank fraud related to loans obtained by a recently deceased Lincoln developer.

Ricketts to seek Sasse's senate seat

Ricketts to seek Sasse's senate seat

The much-speculated-about plans for current Gov. Pete Ricketts after his term ends became official on Tuesday. 

Pierce's Ben Brahmer switches commitment to Iowa State

Pierce's Ben Brahmer switches commitment to Iowa State

Nebraska football appears to have lost a prized in-state recruit from its 2023 class.

Omaha man receives over five years in prison for firearm charge

Omaha man receives over five years in prison for firearm charge

A firearm-related charge puts an Omaha man in prison for 5 1/2 years.

Drug- and firearm-related charges puts Lincoln man in jail for over eight years

Drug- and firearm-related charges puts Lincoln man in jail for over eight years

A Lincoln man was sentenced to over eight years in prison for drug- and firearm-related charges.

Lincoln man sentenced for second-offense possession of child porn

Lincoln man sentenced for second-offense possession of child porn

A 37-year-old Lincoln man was sentenced to 10 years for a second-offense of possessing child porn. 

18-year-old arrested in Brooks homicide

18-year-old arrested in Brooks homicide

An 18-year-old has been arrested in connection to a homicide that happened in November. 

Stolen vehicle from Lincoln found in lake

Stolen vehicle from Lincoln found in lake

A vehicle that was reported stolen in Lincoln at the end of November was found in a lake.

Teen with pipe runs off armed robber in Lincoln

Teen with pipe runs off armed robber in Lincoln

A Lincoln teen used a pipe to threaten away an armed robber. 

50 years ago: Johnny Rodgers wins Nebraska's first Heisman Trophy

50 years ago: Johnny Rodgers wins Nebraska's first Heisman Trophy

Monday marks a significant anniversary for Husker football: 50 years since Johnny Rodgers became the first Husker, and first wide receiver, to win the Heisman Trophy.

Lincoln accident puts two women in the hospital, one man arrested

Lincoln accident puts two women in the hospital, one man arrested

A Lincoln accident resulted in one man being arrested and two women taken to the hospital.

To the mat: high school wrestling season underway across Nebraska

To the mat: high school wrestling season underway across Nebraska

While high school basketball season was tipping off across Nebraska this weekend, it wasn't the only winter sport getting underway throughout the state.

LA comedians honor Nebraska native

LA comedians honor Nebraska native

A Nebraska native was honored by his contemporaries on Sunday, almost 1,500 miles away from home.

Nebraska bucks fan expectations in road win over Creighton

Nebraska bucks fan expectations in road win over Creighton

If fan predictions had determined the outcome, Creighton would have beaten Nebraska convincingly. That wasn't the case in the Huskers' road win over the Bluejays.

Firefighters responds to fire in northeast Lincoln

Firefighters responds to fire in northeast Lincoln

Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to a fire near North 47th Street and Cleveland Avenue on Sunday.

Trump rebuked for call to suspend Constitution over election

Trump rebuked for call to suspend Constitution over election

Former President Donald Trump faced rebuke Sunday from officials in both parties after calling for the “termination” of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election was stolen.

Huskers upset No. 20 Maryland, 90-67

Huskers upset No. 20 Maryland, 90-67

Jaz Shelley, Isabelle Bourne, Allison Weidner and Alexis Markowski all provided huge performances, as Nebraska snapped No. 20 Maryland's 15-game series domination in a 90-67 pounding of the Terrapins at the Xfinity Center on Sunday.

DEC 8 (5:50 PM CT) - York vs Waverly (NCN TV)

DEC 8 (5:50 PM CT) - York vs Waverly (NCN TV)

WAVERLY - The girls/boys doubleheader between York and Waverly will be streamed online via the NFHS Network starting at 5:50 PM CT.

Second Omaha church threatened with note

Second Omaha church threatened with note

Another Omaha church was threatened with a note Saturday.

Nebraska to face Oregon in NCAA Regional on Thursday

Nebraska to face Oregon in NCAA Regional on Thursday

The seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team will face ninth-ranked Oregon on Thursday at 10 a.m. CT in an NCAA regional semifinal at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.

Omaha man injured in Saturday night cutting

Omaha man injured in Saturday night cutting

An Omaha man was injured after a cutting that had him in critical condition.

Omaha McDonald's employee reportedly Maced before robbery

Omaha McDonald's employee reportedly Maced before robbery

An employee from a McDonald's in Omaha reported being robbed after the suspect Maced him.

UNO Police investigating after threatening note found at Catholic student center

UNO Police investigating after threatening note found at Catholic student center

A threatening note was found at the St. John Paul II Newman Center.

32-year-old arrested after two-car crash in southeast Lincoln

32-year-old arrested after two-car crash in southeast Lincoln

A 32-year-old man was arrested after a crash near S. 84th St. and Nebraska Highway 2 on Friday.

3 adults, 2 pets escape Omaha house fire

3 adults, 2 pets escape Omaha house fire

An Omaha house fire caused more than $40,000 in damages Friday evening.

Rail workers say deal won’t resolve quality-of-life concerns

Rail workers say deal won’t resolve quality-of-life concerns

When BNSF railroad conductor Justin Schaaf needed to take time off from work this summer, he had to make a choice: go to the dentist to get a cavity in his molar filled or attend a party for his son’s 7th birthday.

Bluejay men's soccer 3-2 win over #4 Duke puts team in College Cup

Bluejay men's soccer 3-2 win over #4 Duke puts team in College Cup

In a battle of the NCAA's best offense (Creighton) versus the best defense (#4 Duke), the adage that 'defense wins championships' fell short as the Creighton men's Soccer team downed Duke 3-2 to advance to the College Cup.

Kansas man receives over five years in prison

Kansas man receives over five years in prison

A man from Kansas was sentenced to over five years in prison for a meth-related charge.

Pride flags and ‘safe space’ stickers: signal of student safety or political speech?

Pride flags and ‘safe space’ stickers: signal of student safety or political speech?

Millard North students, teachers, and state senator seek clarity on district policy.

Creighton volleyball bounced in opening round of NCAA Tourney

Creighton volleyball bounced in opening round of NCAA Tourney

he 14th-ranked and 13th seeded Creighton Volleyball team had its season come to an abrupt end in the First Round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament, falling 3-2 to Auburn.

NU Tops Kansas, Headed to NCAA Regional

NU Tops Kansas, Headed to NCAA Regional

It wasn't easy but the Nebraska volleyball team advanced to its NCAA-record 38th regional appearance with a 3-1 victory over Kansas Friday night at the Devaney Center.

NSAA names Jennifer Schwartz as interim executive director

NSAA names Jennifer Schwartz as interim executive director

The Nebraska School Activities Association has named Jennifer Schwartz, currently the Associate Director of the NSAA, as the Interim NSAA Executive Director. 

Omaha man sentenced for civil rights violation after creating noose at workplace

Omaha man sentenced for civil rights violation after creating noose at workplace

A 66-year-old Omaha man has been sentenced to four months in prison for interference with federally protected activities. 

Three teens arrested for throwing, breaking items at Super Saver

Three teens arrested for throwing, breaking items at Super Saver

Authorities in Lincoln responded to a report of three teenagers throwing and breaking items. 

Crawford, Banks, Hausmann enter transfer portal

Crawford, Banks, Hausmann enter transfer portal

Three more Husker football players have entered the transfer portal, as of late Thursday night.

'Rip off' alleged after storm

'Rip off' alleged after storm

Criminal charges filed over deposit for home repairs after storm last December

Dodge County authorities seeking assistance in possible child enticement case

Dodge County authorities seeking assistance in possible child enticement case

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a potential child enticement suspect.

Four men facing first-degree murder charges related to shooting death of 15-year-old girl

Four men facing first-degree murder charges related to shooting death of 15-year-old girl

Two 19-year-olds and two 20-year-olds were arrested in connection to the shooting death of a 15-year-old Omaha girl.

Huskers cruise past Hornets in NCAA Tournament opener

Huskers cruise past Hornets in NCAA Tournament opener

The Nebraska volleyball team opened the 2022 NCAA Tournament with a dominant sweep of Delaware State Thursday night at the Devaney Center.

#7 Creighton men's basketball falls at #2 Texas, 72-67

#7 Creighton men's basketball falls at #2 Texas, 72-67

No. 2 Texas used a 10-0 run midway through the second half to earn a 72-67 win over No. 7 Creighton.

Huskers Succumb to No. 9 Hokies

Huskers Succumb to No. 9 Hokies

Nebraska's Isabelle Bourne notched a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds, but No. 9 Virginia Tech jumped to an early lead and pulled away late with an 85-54 women's basketball win over the Huskers .

Washington man sentenced in Lincoln for meth charges

Washington man sentenced in Lincoln for meth charges

A Washington man was sentenced in Lincoln to more than five years in prison for methamphetamine charges. 

Omaha man sentenced more than seven years in prison for drug charge

Omaha man sentenced more than seven years in prison for drug charge

A 28-year-old Omaha man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for a drug charge.

Omaha man sentenced over 24 years in prison for distributing meth

Omaha man sentenced over 24 years in prison for distributing meth

A 42-year-old Omaha man was sentenced on Thursday to more than 24 years in prison for distributing meth. 

Colorado man convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth

Colorado man convicted of conspiracy to distribute meth

A Colorado man was convicted on Wednesday for meth related charges and faces a potential sentence of 15 years to life in prison.

Gas at one Metro station dips below $3 a gallon

Gas at one Metro station dips below $3 a gallon

Last month the state average was $3.49 a gallon, we found $2.99 in south-central Omaha.

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Court documents reveal new details in alleged Joseph strangulation, domestic assault case

Former Nebraska Interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph allegedly choked an adult woman during an argument at his Lincoln home on Wednesday afternoon, according to court filings.

NE House members split on rail strike vote

NE House members split on rail strike vote

Congressmen Don Bacon and Mike Flood voted in favor of a bill that would impose a compromise labor agreement.

Coleman de-commits from Huskers

Coleman de-commits from Huskers

One of the highest profile in-state recruits in Nebraska history has de-committed from the Huskers.

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

NSP Captains Roby, Wilcynski promoted to Major posts

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) announced the promotion of Captain Jeff Roby to the position of Western Operations Major, as well as the promotion of Captain Jeff Wilcynski to the position of Eastern Operations Major.

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Wallen coming to Lincoln

Country music star Morgan Wallen has announced a new tour, and it includes a stop in Nebraska.

Rhule announces football staff hires

Rhule announces football staff hires

Nebraska Head Football Coach Matt Rhule has assembled part of his first Husker staff with the hiring of six coaches on Thursday.

Former Nebraska assistant warden sentenced

Former Nebraska assistant warden sentenced

A former assistant warden at a state correctional facility in Lincoln will be spending time behind bars — as an inmate.