This is the first year for the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area Planning Agency’s Little Steps, Big Impact program.

Tonight’s Omaha Science Café focuses on Sex Trafficking in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Sen. Ernie Chambers is seeking a federal investigation into how a prisoner with a history of self-mutilation keeps getting access to razor blades.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sen. Deb Fischer says the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has approved a new lease program that will allow for the redevelopment of the VA's campus in Lincoln.

The College of St. Mary has a new Physician Assistant program this year, and along with its first cohort of 30 students, it has a new 8-cadaver lab.  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has unanimously approved placing a $45 million public safety bond issue on the November ballot.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen slightly but still suggest slow or no economic growth ahead.

The VNA Senior Speaker Series continues next week with the topic “End of Life Decisions,” and is geared toward seniors, caregivers and health-care professionals. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two petitions that were connected to an unsuccessful effort to legalize casino gambling in Nebraska have also failed to make the general election ballot.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A letter from the chief executive of Omaha Public Power District says the utility will permanently shut down its nuclear plant at Fort Calhoun this fall.

Ballet Nebraska kicks off its seventh season on Saturday, October 22nd.  With more, here's Omaha Public Radio's Cheril Lee...

Test results recently released by AAA indicate that automatic braking systems vary greatly among different makes and models of vehicles.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman whose husband is a police officer has started a letter-writing campaign to support members of law enforcement and their families.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A legislative committee is telling an embattled Nebraska senator to resign by Friday or face consequences that could include expulsion from office.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Police say a couple that was found dead in their home last week died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Novelist and journalist Geraldine Brooks is the guest speaker at the 26th annual Women and Health Lecture, sponsored by the Center for Health Policy and Ethics at Creighton University.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Auditor Charlie Janssen may ask state lawmakers to find ways to enforce the findings his office makes after review spending by state agencies.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The planetarium at the University of Nebraska State Museum is offering a series of shows on space starting in September.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are once again looking for ways to ensure residents have easy access to healthy food even though previous efforts to address the problem have failed.

Douglas and Sarpy County voters are receiving three-part postcards in the mail which include all the key points about voting for the November 8th general election. 

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is this year’s Omaha Reads selection.

After Tuesday’s storm, many residents were left without power and saw their food spoil. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Midland University has signed a decade-long lease in west Omaha for its MBA program and other offerings.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state senator from Gothenburg has joined the race to become the Nebraska Legislature's next speaker.

The UNO Women’s Archive Project will have a reception this evening starting at 7:00 at KANEKO.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP)  Several thousand utility customers in eastern Nebraska could remain without power until Thursday afternoon because of the extent of damage thunderstorms caused.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three people are facing charges after Douglas County Sheriff's deputies found 22 pounds of marijuana and 1 pound of methamphetamine in two different traffic stops this week.

With more and more people getting immunizations at their local pharmacies, having access to accurate records about who needs what can be challenging.   

BOYS TOWN, Neb. (AP) — Three U.S. coins will be released next year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Boys Town.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thunderstorms have lashed several parts of eastern Nebraska, leaving thousands of people without power and some stranded by street flooding and storm debris.