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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the Nebraska prison system by a man convicted of first-degree murder in four Omaha shooting deaths in 2013 has been dismissed.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Nebraska college officials over the disappearance of a 19-year-old student.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Douglas County sheriff's deputy has been found not guilty of violating narcotics laws in acquiring medication.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder convictions and three life sentences of a man who killed two Brazilian missionaries and their 7-year-old son in Omaha.

A new report says Nebraska doesn’t have a way to measure whether the money spent on two youth treatment and rehabilitation centers has brought results.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An opinion released by a state judicial ethics committee says Nebraska judges and court officials cannot refuse to perform same-sex marriages unless they refuse to perform all marriages.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld an award of more than $228,000 to a former BNSF Railway worker who said he was fired in 2010 for refusing to withhold evidence in a criminal forgery investigation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Sarpy County man convicted of sexually assaulting two children, agreeing that his defense lawyer was so ineffective that it denied him a fair trial.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has heard arguments in a lawsuit brought by several young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children because Nebraska refuses to issue them driver's licenses.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has deferred arguments and a decision on four same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue.

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