Children

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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It would be more difficult to remove American Indian children from their families under a measure being considered in the Nebraska Legislature.

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — An organization known for its work with troubled children in Nebraska is seeking to expand community-based services across the state.

The Omaha Public Library is hosting an event Saturday with children’s book author Jan Brett.

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