General News

Council Bluffs
8:08 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Missing man's body recovered from western Iowa lake

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a man who disappeared in a western Iowa lake after a weekend canoe accident.

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Council Bluffs
10:37 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Iowa library to create space for high-tech tools

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A grant from Google will help the Council Bluffs Public Library create a so-called makerspace, where people can make use of high-tech tools like a 3D printer.

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Nebraska
1:22 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Report looks at costs, outcomes of incarcerating youth

A new report says Nebraska spends more than $126,000 a year to incarcerate a young person.

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Omaha
8:29 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Baby orangutan born at Omaha zoo now on display

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Bornean orangutan born last month at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo in now on display.

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Nebraska
8:24 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Tornado-damaged school replacement discussed

WISNER, Neb. (AP) — Residents jammed a school board meeting for a discussion on how and where to build a replacement for a middle school damaged by a tornado in northeast Nebraska.

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Omaha
8:09 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Police: Omaha woman overdoses before son's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a woman overdosed on medication before she was found unconscious and her son was found dead at their home.

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Nebraska
8:35 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Nebraska center for disabled continues improving

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — State officials say a southeast Nebraska center for the developmentally disabled may be getting close to the end of monitoring by the U.S. Justice Department.

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Nebraska
8:40 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Boys Town plans to expand services across Nebraska

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — An organization known for its work with troubled children in Nebraska is seeking to expand community-based services across the state.

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Lancaster County
8:36 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Lincoln extending benefits to same-sex spouses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln's mayor has approved extending health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of city workers.

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Sarpy County
3:45 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Police: Bomb threat posted against Papillion school

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they're investigating an anonymous bomb threat against a Papillion high school that was posted online.

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