Children

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man described by his father as troubled is accused of kidnapping a sleeping 8-year-old girl from her home and raping her.

An upcoming conference at UNO focuses on the role of arts and literature in a curriculum focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math.

A new report says 18 percent of Nebraska children live in poverty, and 37,000 live in high-poverty neighborhoods.

An Omaha mother is among those in Washington, D.C., this week, advocating for changes to medical care for kids with complex conditions.

A new report says fewer adolescents are smoking cigarettes.

54 Nebraska school districts sponsor summer food service programs.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha dad has been charged with abusing his 3-month-old son who he claims was choking when injuries were sustained.

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A vehicle police were searching for in connection with the disappearance of 5-year-old Josue Ramirez-Marinero has been found, but the boy is still missing.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 1-year-old child was found in a dumpster outside of a La Vista apartment complex.

A new U.S. Department of Education report says 65 percent of Nebraska four-year-olds aren’t enrolled in a publicly-funded preschool.

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