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Former teacher gets 10-20 years for child porn possession
Former teacher gets 10-20 years for child porn possession

A former suburban Omaha middle school teacher has been given 10 to 20 years for possessing hundreds of images of child pornography.

Man imprisoned for setting fires but not letting wife flee

Man imprisoned for setting fires but not letting wife flee

A 27-year-old man has been given five to 10 years in prison for trying to set his North Platte home on fire but not letting his wife leave.

Nebraska economic development director to leave post

Nebraska economic development director to leave post

Nebraska's state economic development director is leaving his post next month.

Girl wins $2.75M in lawsuit over abuse by former golf coach

Girl wins $2.75M in lawsuit over abuse by former golf coach

The Scottsbluff School District is paying a girl $2.75 million to settle a lawsuit she filed over sexual abuse committed by her former high school golf coach.

Authorities say man died in southeast Nebraska ATV accident

Authorities say man died in southeast Nebraska ATV accident

Authorities say a 23-year-old man died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in southeast Nebraska.

Police: Man injured in partial ceiling collapse has died

Police: Man injured in partial ceiling collapse has died

Authorities say a man injured when part of ceiling collapsed at a Lincoln veterinary center has died.

Flood-hit businesses struggle to restore customer volume

Flood-hit businesses struggle to restore customer volume

Some Nebraska and Iowa businesses are still struggling to recover from flooding that damaged their properties or otherwise kept customers away from their doors.

2 people injured by Omaha apartment blaze

2 people injured by Omaha apartment blaze

Authorities say two people were injured by an apartment fire in north Omaha.

Gage County may put its drug dog back to work

Gage County may put its drug dog back to work

The Gage County Sheriff's Office may resurrect its K-9 program and put its drug dog back to work.

Hunting permits for big game going on sale Aug. 5

Hunting permits for big game going on sale Aug. 5

Permits for big game hunting will go on sale at any Nebraska Game and Parks Commission office or online beginning at 1 p.m. Central on Aug. 5.

All 29 snakes native to Nebraska will be on display at event

All 29 snakes native to Nebraska will be on display at event

All 29 kinds of snakes that live in Nebraska will be on display at an event for those interested in learning more.

Fishing With Friends event set at Omaha's Zorinsky Lake

Fishing With Friends event set at Omaha's Zorinsky Lake

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled a Fishing With Friends event for Thursday at Omaha's Zorinsky Lake.

Medical marijuana petition drive running strong in Nebraska

Medical marijuana petition drive running strong in Nebraska

Organizers of a petition drive to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska say they're hitting their early signature goals with help from an all-volunteer network, but opponents are mobilizing to fight the measure if it...

Millard program teaches social skills to autistic students

Millard program teaches social skills to autistic students

The Millard Public Schools District in Omaha intends to offer new programs this coming school year to improve the social skills of students with autism and other intellectual or developmental disabilities.

West Nile virus found in 4 mosquito pools around Omaha-area

West Nile virus found in 4 mosquito pools around Omaha-area

Health officials are warning those in eastern Nebraska's Douglas County to take precautions after West Nile virus is found in mosquitoes in the county.

Weather service: Saturday sees more heat; Sunday sees relief

Weather service: Saturday sees more heat; Sunday sees relief

A mid-summer heat wave continues to bear down on Nebraska and Iowa, but weather forecasters say a cool front is on the way.

Nebraska woman dies weeks after hit-and-run crash

Nebraska woman dies weeks after hit-and-run crash

Police in eastern Nebraska say a woman critically injured in a hit-and-run crash last month has died.