KIOS News

Government
2:01 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Fischer: Congress can balance fiscal responsibility and funding important needs

Nebraska’s junior U.S. Senator says Congress can balance fiscal responsibility with funding critical programs.

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Government
8:29 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Lawmakers debate sentencing guidelines for juveniles

Juveniles convicted of Class 1A felonies would no longer face a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole under a bill introduced by Senator Brad Ashford of Omaha, which the Legislature debated Monday.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue April 9, 2013

UNO, UNMC Partner to Offer Biomedical Informatics Degree

UNMC is partnering with UNO’s College of Information, Science and Technology to offer a joint Master’s of Science and Doctor of Philosophy program in biomedical informatics.

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Health/Medical
3:05 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

UNMC oncologist chairs committee to develop new guidelines for cancer patients

Dr. Peter Coccia, a pediatric oncologist with UNMC, served as chairman of a committee that recently developed guidelines for cancer patients between the ages of 15 and 39.

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Government
8:10 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Study prompts delay in legislative proposals on taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to study Nebraska's tax system has prompted lawmakers to delay action on tax proposals.

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Government
6:17 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Neb. lawmaker wants vote on city sales-tax repeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator known for his mastery of legislative rules is trying to force a vote on his proposal to repeal a city sales-tax measure.

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Sports
6:16 am
Sat April 6, 2013

NIT run shows Iowa's promise for '13-14

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's impressive run through the NIT showed that the program should have a bright future.

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Science
3:05 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Nebraska Science Fest takes place next week

The first annual Nebraska Science Festival takes place April 12th through the 14th all over the city.

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Government
2:29 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Lawmakers pass a measure to help youths transitioning out of foster care

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have granted first-round approval to a measure that would give housing assistance to youths aging out of foster care.

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Omaha
11:56 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Four Omaha Police Officers fired following excessive force investigation

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer announced the results Friday of his investigation into officers' actions during a March 21st call at 33rd and Seward Streets.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

An investigation into alleged brutality by the Omaha Police Department has led to the firing of four officers and three more being placed on administrative leave.

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