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Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

A trial has been scheduled for a midwife who tried unsuccessfully to deliver a child at an Omaha home.

Gunfire into Omaha home critically injures woman inside

Gunfire into Omaha home critically injures woman inside

A woman suffered critical injuries when someone opened fire outside an Omaha home, police said.

Lincoln Pubic Schools changing course work to help ACT scoring

Lincoln Pubic Schools changing course work to help ACT scoring

The Lincoln Public School system is changing its style of curriculum after the district saw a decrease in ACT scoring for the second straight year.

Missouri mother sentenced to life for baby's drowning

Missouri mother sentenced to life for baby's drowning

A Missouri woman who drowned her 6-month-old son in a bathtub has been sentenced to life in prison.

Legends Bar and Grill in Beatrice serves free meal to veterans Monday

Legends Bar and Grill in Beatrice serves free meal to veterans Monday

On Veterans' Day, Legends served a free meal to all veterans who stopped by between 5-9 p.m.

Hanover man killed in rollover accident just northwest of Fairbury Sunday

Hanover man killed in rollover accident just northwest of Fairbury Sunday

Craig was transported to Jefferson Community Health and Life where he was pronounced dead due to injuries related to a motor vehicle accident.

Boys Town Fire Chief John Sing remembered

Boys Town Fire Chief John Sing remembered

Boys Town Fire Chief John Sing died Monday morning after a 48-year career with the department.

Instilling Respect for Veterans, Through All Ages

Instilling Respect for Veterans, Through All Ages

Veterans Day observed with music-highlighted ceremony at Beatrice High School

Vandalism at Jewish Cemetery Raises More Questions

Vandalism at Jewish Cemetery Raises More Questions

More questions today as the investigation continues into widespread vandalism at Temple Israel a Jewish cemetery and one of the oldest religious graveyards in Omaha.

Woman arrested for helping hide vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

Woman arrested for helping hide vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

A Lincoln woman has been arrested for tampering with evidence after she helped hide a vehicle following a fatal hit and run.

10-year-old committed to state care in Missouri teen's death

10-year-old committed to state care in Missouri teen's death

A 10-year-old boy involved in the death of a St. Joseph boy whose body was found in a burned out house has been committed to the Missouri Department of Youth Services.

Complaints about homeless leads to St. Joseph camping ban

Complaints about homeless leads to St. Joseph camping ban

St. Joseph has barred camping in most parks and public spaces after getting complaints about homeless people sleeping under a bridge.

"Quilt of Valor" Presented to Beatrice Vietnam War Veteran

"Quilt of Valor" Presented to Beatrice Vietnam War Veteran

Beatrice Vietnam War Veteran honored with Quilt of Valor, for serving his country

State Patrol Says Minnesota Man Hauling Drugs

State Patrol Says Minnesota Man Hauling Drugs

Patrol drug alerts to presence of TCH wax, cannabis extract and vape cartridges

More rent checks stolen from Lincoln housing areas

More rent checks stolen from Lincoln housing areas

Lincoln Police say two people who are stealing rent checks from different housing complexes struck again.

Hepatitis A reports investigated by state, local health agencies

Hepatitis A reports investigated by state, local health agencies

State, county, and regional health agencies are investigating a cluster of Hepatitis A cases in the Omaha-metro area.

SCC-Beatrice Campus Students, Staff Donate Items to Food Pantry

SCC-Beatrice Campus Students, Staff Donate Items to Food Pantry

Students, staff at Southeast Community College-Beatrice, help provide for students in need

Drug Transaction Involving Stolen Firearm, Sends Beatrice Man to Prison

Drug Transaction Involving Stolen Firearm, Sends Beatrice Man to Prison

Five to ten year state prison term handed man for selling drug and stolen weapon

Legislative Council Meeting Soon, on Property Tax Issue

Legislative Council Meeting Soon, on Property Tax Issue

As new 60-day Nebraska Legislative session nears, meetings are being held on property tax relief

Man taken to hospital after being shot in the face with a pellet gun

Man taken to hospital after being shot in the face with a pellet gun

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly shot in the face with a pellet gun in Lincoln.

Firefighters scramble to put out flames at vacant house

Firefighters scramble to put out flames at vacant house

Omaha Fire Department and other agencies were called to 204th and Q Streets for a house fire that was called in by a Douglas County deputy, according to fire officials.

Lincoln woman gets jail time, probation in tax case

Lincoln woman gets jail time, probation in tax case

A Lincoln woman who'd settled allegations that she'd cheated customers of her clothing businesses has been given jail time and probation on tax charges.

Middle School Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

Middle School Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

A Millard middle school student has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to an email sent to parents from the Douglas County Health Department.

Blair high school teacher under investigation

Blair high school teacher under investigation

Blair Community Schools confirmed Thursday night that they are looking into allegations made against one of its high school teachers.

Kansas Man Jailed in Death of Beatrice Granddaughter

Kansas Man Jailed in Death of Beatrice Granddaughter

Kansas authorities charge Silver Lake, Kansas man in death of granddaughter, from Beatrice, Nebraska

Defendant Convicted on Two Counts...Sixteen Charges Dismissed

Defendant Convicted on Two Counts...Sixteen Charges Dismissed

Plea deal reached in local residential burglary

UPDATE: Details released on Lincoln bus crash

UPDATE: Details released on Lincoln bus crash

We have an update on the car vs bus accident on Wednesday.

15-year-old arrested for attempted robbery of 12-year-old

15-year-old arrested for attempted robbery of 12-year-old

Lincoln Police arrested a 15-year-old for an attempted robbery where he pointed a gun at a 12-year-old.

Update: Name of Lincoln woman shot in chest released

Update: Name of Lincoln woman shot in chest released

Lincoln Police have released the name of a woman recovering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Omaha officials announce plans for flexible concert hall

Omaha officials announce plans for flexible concert hall

Officials have announced plans to build a flexible music venue in downtown Omaha.

Omaha zoo announces snow leopard cubs’ names

Omaha zoo announces snow leopard cubs’ names

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has announced the names of its newest additions, two snow leopard cubs.

'Movie Money' circulating in the La Vista area

'Movie Money' circulating in the La Vista area

The La Vista Police Department have reported that fake "movie money" is being used to buy items on trade and sell websites.

Nebraska House Republican Talks About Trying to Make Progress, During Impeachment Inquiry

Nebraska House Republican Talks About Trying to Make Progress, During Impeachment Inquiry

House member Smith talks impeachment, trade, measure to rename a national monument

Concern About How Retirements Will Affect County Treasurer Operations

Concern About How Retirements Will Affect County Treasurer Operations

Gage County officials say public could face some delays, with retirements of key treasurer's office staff members

Burns Sentencing Adds to Earlier Incarceration in Lancaster County

Burns Sentencing Adds to Earlier Incarceration in Lancaster County

Jason Burns sentenced to prison, for Gage County flight to avoid arrest

Chicken Farm Showdown

Chicken Farm Showdown

A controversial chicken farm, looking to spread its wings on the outskirts of Lincoln, is expected to hear its fate sometime tomorrow (Thursday).

Police: Man hid more than 163 pounds of pot in minivan

Police: Man hid more than 163 pounds of pot in minivan

Police say officers arrested an Illinois man after finding marijuana hidden in his minivan along Interstate 80 in Nebraska.

Lincoln woman shot in the chest

Lincoln woman shot in the chest

Lincoln Police are investigating after a woman showed up to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest Wednesday around 11 a.m.

Lincoln Police looking for Hit and Run Suspect

Lincoln Police looking for Hit and Run Suspect

Lincoln Police are searching for a hit and run suspect that left an SUV with severe damage.

Suspects steal rent checks from multiple apartment complexes

Suspects steal rent checks from multiple apartment complexes

Lincoln Police are looking for a man and a woman who went to apartment complexes in Lincoln and stole rent checks from money order boxes.

Beatrice Residents Meet Next President of University of Nebraska

Beatrice Residents Meet Next President of University of Nebraska

Navy leader brings extensive credentials, as top choice for University of Nebraska Presidency

Company behind Lincoln data center buys large swath of land

Company behind Lincoln data center buys large swath of land

A company behind a large proposed data center in Lincoln has bought a large swath of land in the north part of the city.

LPD says it made arrests in connection with house party assaults, robberies

LPD says it made arrests in connection with house party assaults, robberies

The Lincoln Police Department says it made "numerous arrests" in connection to several reports of burglaries and assaults.

Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce Hands Out Membership Awards

Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce Hands Out Membership Awards

Businesses, professionals, employees and non-profits honored by Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce

Nebraska National Guard establishes new infantry unit

Nebraska National Guard establishes new infantry unit

The Nebraska Army National Guard has established a new infantry battalion, an outfit that a general says could help recruitment of people looking for adventure.

Omaha Public Schools will cancel class for November 2020 election

Omaha Public Schools will cancel class for November 2020 election

Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, students in the Omaha Public Schools district will get a day off on Election Day.

Effort to douse Omaha house fire complicated by 'hoarder conditions' inside

Effort to douse Omaha house fire complicated by 'hoarder conditions' inside

Omaha fire investigators say "hoarder conditions" complicated the effort to put-out a fire late Monday night in a home near 26th and Spaulding.

Police investigating suspicious incident near Lincoln elementary school

Police investigating suspicious incident near Lincoln elementary school

Lincoln Police are investigating after three children said they were approached by an unknown man in a white van outside their elementary school on Monday.

State lawmakers look to regulate party buses by adding liquor licenses

State lawmakers look to regulate party buses by adding liquor licenses

Nebraska lawmakers are tackling underage drinking and looking to regulate party buses in Omaha.

Beatrice Leaders Looking to Do More, to Head Off Downtown Building Problems

Beatrice Leaders Looking to Do More, to Head Off Downtown Building Problems

Beatrice officials, downtown organization trying to get at problems with downtown buildings adjacent to operating businesses

Kiewit Plaza sold to Blackstone Plaza LLC

Kiewit Plaza sold to Blackstone Plaza LLC

Kiewit Plaza in Omaha has been purchased by Blackstone Plaza, LLC in a deal that was sealed in October.

Man arrested for assaulting officer at Lincoln sports bar

Man arrested for assaulting officer at Lincoln sports bar

Lincoln Police arrested a 41-year-old man for resisting arrest and assaulting an officer after an incident at a local sports bar on Sunday.

Southern High School student arrested after posting threatening message on social media

Southern High School student arrested after posting threatening message on social media

A Southern High School student has been arrested after allegedly posting a threatening message on social media.

Man injured after falling from scaffolding

Man injured after falling from scaffolding

A 66-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after falling from scaffolding and hitting his head on concrete on Sunday.

Five juveniles in custody after police chase

Five juveniles in custody after police chase

Omaha Police took five juveniles into custody after a vehicle chase and foot pursuit around 2:30 Sunday afternoon.

Aubrey Trail's motion to rule out death penalty is denied

Aubrey Trail's motion to rule out death penalty is denied

A District Court Judge on Friday denied a motion filed by Aubrey Trail’s attorney to find Nebraska’s death penalty unconstitutional.

Police ID man killed in Friday night traffic accident

Police ID man killed in Friday night traffic accident

Police have identified the man who was killed in a Capital City traffic accident Friday night as Chance Wineberger of Lincoln.

Lincoln Police Investigating Friday Night Fatality Accident

Lincoln Police Investigating Friday Night Fatality Accident

The Lincoln Police Department is investigating a Friday night accident which resulted in a fatality.

Nebraska Governor's Pheasant Hunt Weekend

Nebraska Governor's Pheasant Hunt Weekend

Teams of hunters participate in annual Nebraska Governor's Pheasant Hunt

Court affirms Omaha man’s cold case murder conviction

Court affirms Omaha man’s cold case murder conviction

The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of an Omaha man who argued that the DNA analysis used to convict him was unreliable and should not have been allowed at this trial.

Veteran Court Reporter Recognized, by Nebraska Supreme Court

Veteran Court Reporter Recognized, by Nebraska Supreme Court

Court Reporter Kristine Riekenberg recognized by Nebraska Supreme Court, for thirty years of service

Two adults, two children transported to the hospital after multi-vehicle rollover crash

Two adults, two children transported to the hospital after multi-vehicle rollover crash

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said three people were transported by ambulance and one person was transported via medical helicopter after a crash that caused two vehicles to roll early Friday morning.

Former superintendent sues Nebraska State Patrol over gun ID

Former superintendent sues Nebraska State Patrol over gun ID

A former superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol wants to carry a concealed firearm and is suing the patrol to get it.

Police: Lincoln Man Threatens to Kill Man With Tire Iron

Police: Lincoln Man Threatens to Kill Man With Tire Iron

A Lincoln man is in jail after allegedly threatening to kill another man with a tire iron.

Woman struck by stray bullets

Woman struck by stray bullets

One woman has serious injuries after being hit by gunfire in Omaha Thursday afternoon.

Two victims and a suspect injured in assault

Two victims and a suspect injured in assault

Police say a woman and toddler were found in pools of blood in an Omaha apartment after both were cut, and a man who jumped from the apartment’s third-story window was later arrested.