Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha taxpayers would subsidize the construction of a new University of Nebraska Medical Center training facility under a new funding plan.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A year after bird flu forced fairs across Iowa to cancel poultry shows, the competitions are returning this summer.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police are investigating the fatal shooting of a convenience store clerk during an early morning robbery.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An employee of a performing arts group in Omaha has pleaded no contest to abuse of a vulnerable adult for taking about $113,000 from his mother, who suffers from dementia.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska government officials are touting their commitment to state employees who serve in military reserve units.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a fatal stabbing.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police made arrests on a variety of alcohol related charges during the College World Series.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Forecasters are warning about extreme heat and the possibility of severe thunderstorms across much of Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Architecture and engineering firm HDR has chosen a central Omaha location for its new global headquarters after dropping its earlier downtown plans.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The second of two men convicted in the drug-related slaying of a man found bound and burned near Gretna in 2012 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says Britain's decision to leave the European Union could create opportunities for Nebraska even if it means short-term uncertainty.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska had an average of 1 million nonfarm jobs for the first time last year, and the number has grown steadily since 2010.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The company that wanted to build the Keystone XL pipeline is seeking $15 billion in damages from the federal government after the Obama administration rejected the Canada-to-Texas project.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new economic forecast says construction employment is expected to be the fastest-growing sector of Nebraska's economy through 2018.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to additional prison time for his participation in a deadly riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution last year.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he has no intention of becoming Donald Trump's running mate.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Christmas comes early for Gov. Pete Ricketts, and it lasts through most of the year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with a car crash in Omaha that killed a teenage girl.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been sentenced to 71 years in federal prison in connection with seven robberies in the summer of 2014.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors say an Iowa man who ran a bar code theft ring in several states has been given 70 years in federal prison.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha pet store owner says his stolen snakes have been returned.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will become one of the nation's first states to offer special tax-free savings accounts to people with disabilities.

FORT CALHOUN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's public power utility says its nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska has been temporarily taken offline for a minor malfunction.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Five people have been injured in a downtown Omaha collision between a firetruck and a sport utility vehicle.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old Omaha man has been given 20 years in prison for his role in killing an Arizona man whose burned body was found in an eastern Nebraska field.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County will close a less-secure section of its youth detention center Aug. 1.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska isn't yet taking all the steps it could to keep inmates from reoffending and contributing to the state's prison crowding problem.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After struggling through major droughts and legal battles over water rights, Nebraska is moving forward with an effort to keep the state's water drinkable and abundant.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers say the recent escape of two convicted sex offenders highlights larger problems within the state prison system that have not yet been addressed.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Someone in Dodge, Saunders or Washington counties was diagnosed with the state's first confirmed case of West Nile virus for 2016.