Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group that opposes Nebraska's death penalty petition drive has released two television ads urging voters not to sign a petition that seeks to put the issue on the 2016 ballot.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters can expect to hear a lot about the death penalty this summer from influential people in their communities, from their local church pastor to the county sheriff.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Divers have recovered the body of an Omaha man who relatives say jumped into the Missouri River in an attempt to save his two daughters and two other children.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three Omaha men have been sent to federal prison for operating what prosecutors say was a Ponzi scheme that cost victims $4 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point in May to 2.6 percent but remains the lowest rate in the nation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate rose a tenth of a point in May to 2.6 percent but remains the lowest rate in the nation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha police officer has been picked up on suspicion of drunken driving in the neighboring city of Ralston.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's mayor has proposed annexing 17 areas in Douglas County, boosting the city population by nearly 14,000 and adding millions in taxes to the city's revenue streams.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has chosen a former Wyoming state engineer and program director at an engineering firm to lead the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy has improved slightly in rural parts of Iowa, Nebraska and eight other Midwestern states, but a new survey suggests little growth ahead.

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