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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman already serving time in federal prison for selling millions of dollars in worthless travel vouchers has been sentenced again, this time for state charges in the case.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Law enforcement in southeastern Nebraska say a traffic stop on Interstate 80 led to the discovery of 118 fraudulent credit cards.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a state-required DNA test for a Nebraska prison inmate links him to four rapes reported more than 10 years ago in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state regulators have shut down an Omaha day care and authorities have cited two employees for child neglect.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man convicted of killing four people in Omaha in 2013 was sentenced to death Tuesday by a three-judge panel.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A three-judge panel will announce later this month the fate of a man convicted of killing four people in and around Omaha in 2013.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found in a house basement after a standoff with officers in northeast Omaha.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska filmmaker caught up in Iowa's film tax credits scandal has been acquitted at his third trial.

Approximately 90 hotels in and around the metro area have received training from the Coalition on Human Trafficking.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials have allowed 73 inmates to avoid submitting samples of their DNA for more than two decades just because the inmates refused.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A death penalty sentencing hearing has been postponed for a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 45-year-old man who had managed a feedlot in central Nebraska has been given five years of probation for wire fraud and other crimes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended until May 2020 the fraternity whose members were accused of making vulgar comments during the Women's March in Lincoln.

The Women’s Fund of Omaha partnered with the Creighton Human Trafficking Initiative to develop a report focused on the Nebraska commercial sex market.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County is planning to implement two supervision programs for nonviolent offenders in order to ease the jail population.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr., who is charged with first-degree sexual assault, has posted $75,000 to get out of jail while he awaits trial.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A public defender says someone should have stopped an Omaha hearing before a judge sentenced an apparently intoxicated woman who, minutes later, tested out 5½ times the legal limit to drive.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha police chief says the shooting of a man who'd shot an officer was justified.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has been accused of sending a faked fax to Lancaster County Jail in an effort to free a friend.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in Nebraska have started using the FBI's definition of sexual assault when recording crime data in order to provide a clearer picture of the state's sexual violence.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man suspected of using his pickup to fatally run down an Omaha convenience store clerk earlier this month.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Human trafficking could carry stiffer penalties in Nebraska under a bill pending in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man was killed and a woman and another man were wounded in three Omaha shootings.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man was sentenced to a day in jail for poisoning four cottonwood trees on city property.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A former Council Bluffs candidate for mayor has been charged with stealing vending machines in Nebraska.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man accused of threatening to stab someone with a syringe that he said held HIV-tainted blood has pleaded guilty to a reduced Iowa robbery charge.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man accused of threatening to stab someone with a syringe that he said held HIV-tainted blood has pleaded guilty to a reduced Iowa robbery charge.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The mother of a Lincoln man killed by an Offutt Air Force Base guard during a police chase has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the guard and Air Force commanders.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For a second time, an appeals court has overturned the fraud conviction of a Nebraska filmmaker caught up in Iowa's film tax credits scandal.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has warned thousands of current and former students about a computer security breach.

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