OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — About 2,500 pounds of pet food have been stolen from a storage unit of a nonprofit that aids animals in the Omaha area.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State troopers seized 131 pounds of marijuana and nearly 24 pounds of heroin after separate traffic stops along Interstate 80 in Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The girlfriend of a man accused of killing his 4-year-old half brother and his mother in Omaha has been charged as an accessory and is being held on $5 million bail.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 46-year-old western Iowa teacher accused of sexually abusing a student has taken a plea deal.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge has added seven years to Erica Jenkins' life sentence for assaulting three jail guards.

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.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a person has been critically injured following a shooting in north Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man is facing federal charges for a 2010 slaying that prosecutors say was linked to gang activity.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The children of a Nebraska couple facing charges in connection with the deaths of a woman and 4-year-old boy will remain in state protective custody.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to limit mandatory minimum sentences for crimes like robbery, assault on a police officer and certain drug offenses will not pass in the Nebraska Legislature this year.