OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A warrant has been issued for a man being sought in the stabbing death of a 31-year-old Omaha resident.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man convicted of manslaughter in the fatal attack of a 76-year-old woman has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.

Search continues for missing Omaha 5-year-old

May 9, 2015

Police will resume their search this morning in and along the Elkhorn River for missing 5-year-old Josue Ramirez-Marinero.


An arrest has been made in connection with the homicide of the mother of a missing 5-year-old boy.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 39-year-old man accused of attempted murder has been taken into custody after escaping from an Omaha hospital where he was being treated for stab wounds.


A UNO student is in custody after allegedly pulling two knives on students in Criss Library.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say two men whose bodies were found at a northeast Omaha residence were victims of homicide.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a case filed against a 20-year-old man accused in a drive-by shooting of a 6-year-old girl celebrating her birthday in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha teen has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting of a classmate, leaving him paralyzed from the shoulders down.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge has ruled that a man committed to a state psychiatric hospital after a shooting spree at an Omaha club in 1977 must remain there for at least another year.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Two Bellevue police officers sent to keep the peace have been treated for minor injuries after a fracas erupted over the towing of a vehicle.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska children would not wear handcuffs or leg irons in court unless absolutely necessary under a bill passed by the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been given 35 to 40 years in prison for running into and killing a Creighton University professor while driving drunk in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight diverted to Omaha has been sentenced.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Court officials say Nikko Jenkins, the man convicted of killing four people in separate attacks in 2013, has again mutilated his face.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs.

Prison reform bills draw criticism

Apr 17, 2015
Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Efforts to do away with mandatory minimum sentences for some crimes and end the death penalty in Nebraska are being met with criticism.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of Nebraska lawmakers says the state's death penalty conflicts with conservative values and should be repealed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a 21-year-old Omaha man to at least 30 years in prison for strangling his girlfriend to death and then dumping her body in an open grave at a cemetery.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill this session that would allow Iowa courts to continue sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Garcia lawyers want murder trial moved out of Douglas County

Apr 10, 2015

Anthony Garcia’s defense team wants his case moved out of Douglas County.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A woman convicted of being an accessory to her son's Omaha killings has been given state prison time on top of the federal time she's already serving.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A grieving father has rented space on two Omaha billboards, hoping they will help authorities find and prosecute whoever killed his daughter and a man with her.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have released the name of a man who was fatally stabbed in a boardinghouse.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted six people who authorities say spent over $74,000 at several Nebraska retailers after stealing account numbers from debit and credit card holders around the world.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha real estate agent accused of running a sports bookmaking operation has temporarily lost his real estate license.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has found the mother of an Omaha man convicted of killing four people guilty of being an accessory.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman who was found guilty of bilking the Social Security Administration out of nearly $125,000 over a 20-year period has been ordered to repay the money she stole.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lancaster County sheriff says a deputy U.S. marshal fired the fatal shots at a suspect when he saw the man go for a gun in his car.

Auburn, Wahoo and Blair are three of the safest cities in Nebraska according to the new SafeWise report.