Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state corrections director says transforming Nebraska's prisons must begin by expanding and improving lower-security facilities.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have arrested a 63-year-old man they say fired several shots inside a southwest Omaha bar, then retreated to a nearby apartment building where he fired more shots at officers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 25-year-old man has pleaded guilty to killing his mother and his 4-year-old half brother in exchange for being spared a possible death penalty.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's net tax receipts were slightly higher than estimated in January.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Even though officials say Omaha's tap water has met federal standards for lead for years, a local health organization is planning to test tap water for lead in light of the widespread contamination in Flint, Michigan.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The director of the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission says without substantive proof the agency cannot act on allegations that beer-sellers in Whiteclay are abusing their licenses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Several city and county departments have seen their fuel budgets drop with unleaded gasoline below $2 a gallon at most Lincoln-area gas stations.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chelsea Clinton is coming to Nebraska to campaign for her mother ahead of the state's March 5 Democratic presidential caucuses.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of a committee that investigated problems with Nebraska's public benefits service says the system has improved, but lawmakers should continue their oversight.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for survivors of sexual assaults in Nebraska say some victims mistakenly receive statements for medical costs of sexual assault exams, despite state and federal law prohibiting such notices.

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