OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal court has granted a motion to end special federal oversight of the Beatrice State Developmental Center.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man has surrendered without incident after a standoff with Omaha officers.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Towers that welcome visitors to Council Bluffs will shine a little brighter at night thanks to the installation of new LED lights.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska woman's six backyard chickens have ruffled her neighbors, who want a judge to force her to immediately get rid of the birds.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 47-year-old woman has died after a rollover crash in north Omaha.

The Nebraska Arts Council awarded the Joslyn Art Museum a grant for more than $39,000.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — President Barack Obama's effort to cut greenhouse gases from U.S. power plants is drawing praise from a leading Nebraska environmental group, but an Omaha-based think tank is urging state officials to fight the plan.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is touting Iowa's progress with STEM education as he continues to defend his veto of some one-time education spending.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states.

ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) — One person has been killed and four others have been injured in a crash on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska.