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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say an anonymous tip led officers to the location of an inmate who escaped from a Lincoln prison last week.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved $275,000 in tax-increment financing to help rehabilitate three buildings that serve as a southern entryway into downtown Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is on pace to collect less tax revenue than expected in the current fiscal year.

A national tour with grant opportunities focused on STEM innovations will make a stop at UNO.  Omaha Public Radio’s Krista Johnson has the details…

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Although rain has slowed progress in some regions of the country, farmers planting corn remain ahead of schedule. Nationally, 94 percent of the crop is planted, two percentage points ahead of the five-year average.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mike Harper, who is credited with transforming ConAgra from a struggling grain company into a giant food conglomerate, has died in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's plans to outsource the design work for its catalog and advertising, but the outdoor gear seller says the move wasn't triggered by its ongoing strategic review.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Tourism Commission has fired its executive director in the wake of a blistering state audit that found questionable spending and a lack of oversight within the agency.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade's CEO plans to sell up to 100,000 company shares as he prepares to retire later this year, but the sales represent a small part of his 2.1 million shares in the online brokerage.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts will lead a delegation to China later this year to promote business relationships with one of Nebraska's largest trading partners.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Costco Wholesale Corp. is seeking rezoning and annexation of some property south of Fremont where it can locate a chicken processing plant.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods is unloading another business by selling Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings to Givaudan for roughly $340 million.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts took office promising to bring his business savvy to state government and remove obstacles that make it harder for companies to flourish in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the state's leading agricultural groups are touting the benefits of a major trade deal proposed between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations.

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Safety regulators have proposed fining a Minnesota excavation company that was drilling in Omaha's Old Market area when a natural gas-fueled fire destroyed a building.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The commission that oversees Nebraska's state tourism agency has scheduled a meeting to discuss the job of its embattled director in the wake of a blistering state audit.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A conference on international trade will be held in the Omaha area on Wednesday.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Land south of Fremont has surfaced as a possible site for a chicken processing plant.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says the Federal Reserve and other policymakers are generally doing a good job, but it's difficult to predict all the effects of interest rates remaining low for this long.

NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Economic development officials thought the tiny Nebraska town of Nickerson was the perfect spot for a poultry processing plant offering 1,100 jobs, but residents were furious when they learned of the plans.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says choosing the next president will be important for the world, but it won't derail the U.S. economy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have dropped slightly after rising for three months, but they still point to economic growth.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Outdoor outfitter Cabela's has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a complaint from federal regulators that investors were misled about the Sydney-based company's 2012 profitability ratios.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of shareholders are starting to arrive in Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — A proposed $175 million development in the heart of La Vista is hoped to pump new economic life into the Omaha bedroom community.

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Officials have announced that Costco Wholesale Corp. is the company behind the proposed chicken plant in Dodge County.

Metropolitan Community College is hosting its fifth annual Nebraska Entrepreneur Educator Workshop tomorrow from 9 to 2 on the second floor of the Do Space building at 72nd and Dodge. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The head of one of Berkshire Hathaway's biggest insurance companies is retiring.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Architecture and engineering firm HDR has decided to seek a different Omaha location for its global headquarters, abandoning plans to move downtown.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen for the third month in a row, suggesting more improvement in the regional economy.

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