For the first time ever, Creighton University will host the annual meeting of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences – North American Section later this week.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State Auditor Mary Mosiman says a property tax cut approved two years ago is a significant ongoing cost for the state budget.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two central Nebraska companies have been chosen to participate in Gov. Pete Ricketts' new initiative to expand the state's skilled workforce.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say enrollment in the University of Nebraska system has risen 1.2 percent over last year to hit a 22-year high of more than 51,800 students.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An estimated 300 people gathered for an "Officer, I Have Your Back Rally" at the Omaha Police Department on Monday.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a bicyclist has been killed in a collision with a sport utility vehicle on the west side of Council Bluffs in western Iowa.

At one time, there was a Husker flavor on the Omaha Storm Chasers roster.  Now it’s carrying over to the Kansas City Royals. 

The city of Omaha might ban the sale or use of flying lanterns.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two council members are proposing a special vehicle registration fee to help fix and maintain crumbling streets in Omaha.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha father wants the district to explain how his 5-year-old daughter could have been left on a school bus instead of being taken home.