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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unseasonably warm week has aided farmers in getting crops out of fields in Iowa and Nebraska although both states remain slightly behind the five-year average.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dozens of Nebraska home-schoolers are forging a new educational path at Omaha's Virtual School.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy will continue slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states, in part because of manufacturing weakness.

A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association indicates teen-involved crash fatalities increased 10% in 2015.  In Nebraska, they increased 20%. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company is planning to release its third-quarter earnings report on Friday afternoon.

Last Day for Early Voting Approaches

Oct 31, 2016

Omaha, Nebr. - The deadline for voters to vote an early voting ballot in person at the Election Commission is Monday, November 7, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Open enrollment season is here for both the National Health Insurance Marketplace as well as for employers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is pulling a set of public service announcements off the air amid criticism that they could mislead voters about a death penalty ballot measure.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former doctor has been convicted in the revenge killings of four people, including the 11-year-old son of a faculty member he blamed for his firing 15 years ago from an Omaha medical school's pathology residency program. 

Miller Park Elementary School, in the OPS school district, has enjoyed a 100% attendance rate for their parent/guardian report card conferences for the past seven years.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence is set to make a campaign stop in Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says the budget he proposes to lawmakers next year won't raise taxes and will slow the growth of state government.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jurors are set to resume deliberations for a second day in the murder trial of a former doctor charged with killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

Kids will be trick-or-treating next Monday night and Jason Kerkman, Safe Kids Nebraska Coordinator for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, wants them to be safe when they do.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A public service message to reduce possible confusion about Nebraska's death penalty ballot measure is set to air on radio stations throughout the state.

Metropolitan Community College’s CDL Class-A Truck Driving Program now takes just six weeks to complete.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two Omaha health systems plan to create a network for pediatric clinical trials.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With little more than two weeks until the election, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is pouring big money into this year's legislative races on top of his contributions to the campaign seeking to preserve the death penalty.

NEW YORK (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would tie up two major players in the day trading industry during an era when an increasingly large number of investors are choosing index funds over stock picking.

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, in conjunction with the national Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, is offering grant opportunities to promote fishing in Hispanic communities.  

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.  Elizabeth Power, Marketing Director for the Women’s Center for Advancement, says they provided  22,000 services related to domestic violence and sexual assault last year.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state agency that serves people with developmental disabilities says it has taken new steps to prevent the kind of billing errors that could force Nebraska to repay millions of dollars to the federal government.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The defense has begun its case in the trial of a former doctor accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific railroad is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings report Thursday morning.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state agency that serves people with developmental disabilities says it has taken new steps to prevent the kind of billing errors that could force Nebraska to repay millions of dollars to the federal government.

Omaha Press Club’s most recent Noon Forum featured a congressional debate between Democrat Brad Ashford and Republican Don Bacon. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's top elections official says voter registration totals have exceeded his expectations.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 46-year-old Kearney man has been sentenced for selling misbranded drugs online.

Tonight, the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency is holding a public meeting to gather input for its 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan. 

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