KIOS News

Omaha
8:15 am
Mon April 7, 2014

3-alarm fire damages north-central Omaha building

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a three-alarm fire has heavily damaged an Omaha business.

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Government
8:11 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers expand veteran benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The biggest winners in this year's legislative session may be Nebraska veterans.

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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Study looks at young adults' attitudes, behaviors concerning alcohol

A new study finds nearly 45 percent of Nebraskans ages 19 to 25 report binge drinking in the past month.

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Politics & Elections
5:58 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Sasse winning Neb. US Senate fundraising race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ben Sasse is handily winning the fundraising game in the Republican primary race for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat.

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Government
5:54 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Lawmakers seek wind energy development in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to encourage more wind energy development in Nebraska hit a roadblock this legislative session, but some Nebraska lawmakers are determined to capitalize on the state's wind potential.

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Government
11:45 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Iowa court adopts new media rules for courtrooms

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A rule going into effect May 1 will allow members of the news media to use laptops and cell phones in Iowa courtrooms with permission.

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Government
8:04 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Neb. anti-discrimination measure faces resistance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would protect Nebraskans against job discrimination based on their sexual orientation is facing resistance in the Legislature.

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Government
4:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Reports examine low-income Nebraskans' access to benefits

Nebraska Appleseed says about 180,000 Nebraskans receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP benefits.

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Sports
2:43 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Creighton's Doug McDermott named AP Player of the Year

Creighton senior Doug McDermott had a busy at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the site of this year’s Final Four.  McDermott picked up two more college basketball awards Thursday, as Greg Echlin reports...

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Government
12:49 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Senate supports audits of settlement agreements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a Democratic-sponsored amendment to a state spending bill that would require the state auditor to look into confidential settlement agreements with fired state workers during Gov. Terry Branstad's current term.

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