KIOS News

Omaha
9:02 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Police say man with gunshot wound dies on Omaha sidewalk

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police are investigating a fatal shooting after a 25-year-old man died on a sidewalk this weekend.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon December 22, 2014

One in Three Fatal Crashes in the State a Result of Drinking/Drug Use

A third of traffic fatalities in Nebraska are alcohol or drug-related.

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Business
7:47 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Nebraska November jobless rate drops to 3.1 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for November dropped to 3.1 percent.

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General News
7:46 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Obama: Keystone offers little benefit to consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama downplayed the benefits of building the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. He said it would not lower gasoline prices and argued more jobs would be created by repairing America's infrastructure.

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Education
12:56 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Board prepping for potential charter school bills

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Schools board is considering a resolution to show support for the concept of charter schools operated under strict guidelines.

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Douglas County
12:53 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Text to 911 service coming to Douglas County next month

Douglas County residents will have another option to contact 911 starting in January, but officials caution it should only be used in certain situations.

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Business
9:37 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Brookings metropolitan policy expert: cities are driving economic growth

Cities are the networks that are driving the nation’s economy, according to a Brookings Institution metropolitan policy expert.

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Omaha
9:28 am
Fri December 19, 2014

OPPD approves increase in power rates next year

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Customers of the Omaha Public Power District will see their electricity rates increase next year after the utility's publicly-elected board approved a 1.6 percent general rate increase.

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Sports
8:43 am
Fri December 19, 2014

NCAA Women's Volleyball championship in Omaha in 2015

Credit Greg Echlin

The NCAA Division I women’s volleyball championship is taking place in Oklahoma City this week. Next year: Omaha. There are some who feel the return to Omaha is overdue.

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Nebraska
8:13 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Nativity scene at Nebraska Capitol draws criticism

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Chicago-based group will set up a Nativity scene inside the Nebraska Capitol this week, drawing criticism from those who say such displays amount to an unconstitutional endorsement by the state of a religion.

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