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Crime
8:32 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Man faces murder charge in fatal Omaha shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A detective says an argument on Facebook between two men may have led to a fatal shooting in northwest Omaha.

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Government
8:28 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Parole head says she was pressured to parole more

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of Nebraska's parole board says a former prisons director pressured her into paroling more inmates in an effort to reduce crowding.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed November 26, 2014

UNMC Researcher: Health Benefits for Ex-Smokers Outweigh Weight Gain

Results of a recent study conducted by UNMC staff indicate it’s better to be an ex-smoker who is overweight than a smoker at a normal weight when it comes to the risk of death.

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Education
3:25 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

2 boards balk at decision on Learning Community

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two suburban Omaha school boards have decided not to oppose or support a plan that would eliminate a common property tax levy for a school system aimed at closing the achievement gap between poor and middle-class students and increasing classroom diversity.

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Education
3:24 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Creighton University president to leave in January

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University President Timothy Lannon has announced that he'll be leaving his post sooner than expected.

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Other Content
11:39 am
Tue November 25, 2014

USAF Band Airmen of Note Jazz Heritage Series 2014

Once again KIOS will air the United Stats Air Force Band's Jazz Heritage Series which will feature special guests. This year we will air the series on three consecutive days over the Thanksgiving holiday.

The first show on Wednesday November 26th will feature jazz vocalist Roberta Gambarini. On Thanksgiving day, renowned trombonist Andy Martin will be featured. And on Friday, it's vibraphonist Joe Locke. All will be backed by the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force, The Airmen of Note.

Government
1:58 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

No criminal charges against Dept. of Corrections employees involved in sentencing scandal

No criminal charges will be filed against Department of Corrections employees involved in a scandal over miscalculation of prison sentences.

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Government
9:03 am
Mon November 24, 2014

'Shared parenting' bills to come up in session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men.

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Crime
8:59 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Police: Omaha doughnut store robbed at gunpoint

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say robbers shot at a doughnut shop employee who tried to follow the pair after they stole cash.

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Arts
6:06 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Nebraska Artists Complete Business Training Program

22 artists from Omaha and Lincoln artists recently participated in a series of weekly workshops called Artist INC Live Omaha.

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