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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in an Omaha slaying case that sparked a courthouse brawl.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has sequestered the jury after a brawl broke out in the Douglas County Courthouse as trial began in the case of a January 2015 double homicide at a northwest Omaha party.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The brother of a crew member for the TV show "Cops" who was killed by a police bullet in 2014 while filming a shootout has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Omaha.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Six states have filed a new lawsuit against the Obama administration over the Affordable Care Act.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A county judge in Omaha has removed himself from a murder trial involving a former doctor accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has decided to continue a business specialty court that began hearing cases in 2013 as a pilot project.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Greater Omaha Packing Co. boiler room operator is suing the company, saying he wasn't paid for the half-hour lunch breaks he was never allowed to take.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed an eastern Nebraska judge to serve on the state Supreme Court.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lancaster County judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging the death-penalty question going to Nebraska voters in November, but has also prevented a pro-death penalty group from being part of another suit challenging ballot wording.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County district judges have voted to challenge a colleague's ban on guns in his courtroom.

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