Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two council members are proposing a special vehicle registration fee to help fix and maintain crumbling streets in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha father wants the district to explain how his 5-year-old daughter could have been left on a school bus instead of being taken home.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is warning Chinese students about an Internet scam aimed at them and their parents.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative staffer who helped investigate Nebraska's corrections department will now serve as an official state watchdog for the agency.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Kearney says it will enact new student housing policies and pay $140,000 to settle a Justice Department lawsuit that accused the university of violating federal law by not allowing assistance animals in student housing.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials are working to close a loophole after learning that an ordinance barring hunting in city parks largely didn't apply to a man who used his bow to kill three deer on land near Lake Zorinsky in western Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge says a man claiming self-defense in a fatal Omaha shooting must remain in jail until his case goes to trial.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — A Dodge County official who resigned Wednesday has been accused of using an official credit card to fill her own gas tank.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a man severed one of his own hands with a knife at his home, then fled in his car before crashing it into a bridge in east Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Auditor Charlie Janssen said he's only involved at "arm's length" with his company that continues to receive money for contracts with the state Department of Health and Human Services.

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