Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal court has filed a default judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit against a Nebraska prison inmate suspected in the disappearance of a college student.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The health insurance companies picked to manage Iowa's $4.2 billion Medicaid program are promising to create hundreds of jobs in the state in the coming months.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old man has died more than three weeks after being shot in the backyard of a home in northeast Omaha.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage boy watched as his friend raped a teenage girl on the floor of an apartment building laundry room in eastern Nebraska.

Omaha Police have arrested one of two suspects wanted in connection with the robbery and assault of a 76-year-old woman inside a church in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for a former doctor say they plan to present alibis against charges that he killed four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police are investigating after a 76-year-old woman was robbed and punched in the face inside a church in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska school board has voted to eliminate class rank, beginning with next year's freshman class.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha dietitian who teaches at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will fill an open seat in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new study suggests that nitrates may play a key role in increasing uranium contamination in groundwater.