Nebraska would become the 18th state in the United States to abolish the death penalty under a bill introduced by Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A mother and her 2-year-old child have been wounded in a shooting at an apartment complex on the east side of Council Bluffs.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for a man convicted of killing a husband and wife and their 7-year-old son have filed a motion to try to keep him from being sentenced to death.
PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his stepdaughter on the front porch of her mother's home in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.