Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Department of Veterans Affairs officials say funding of adult day care and other skilled and nonskilled services for Nebraska and western Iowa veterans has been bolstered by belt-tightening and will continue through September 30th, past the scheduled cutoff.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says that of 390 prisoners who have or will be released between June 10 and Aug. 31, more than two dozen had miscalculated release dates.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has returned to full power following a shutdown for repairs for a water leak.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has died after being struck by an SUV in an alleyway in southeast Omaha.

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman has been given two years of probation for drowning a 3-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport restroom.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has appointed a new chief of staff.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was recovered from the Missouri River at Council Bluffs.

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A Papillion man has been found guilty of shooting his family's two dogs with a BB gun, killing one of them.

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Federal authorities believe a man suspected of robbing a credit union in Iowa with an assault rifle is the same man suspected of robbing banks in several states.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A report shows that Nebraska public schools have reported eight serious cheating incidents by school personnel during statewide academic testing since 2010.

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