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A subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources is going to build a 160-megawatt wind farm called Sholes Wind Facility in Wayne County, Nebraska. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ten artists have been painting storm drains in Lincoln to increase awareness that the drains lead directly to creeks and lakes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nearly all of the Nebraska prisoners serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles got new sentences in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, but for some it made little difference.

Making Invisible History Visible is an Omaha Public Schools project that focuses on studying minority history and the contributions minorities have made both to the city of Omaha and the state of Nebraska.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for escaping last year from a federal halfway house in western Iowa.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's largest state agency has unveiled an initiative to improve services for children, low-income families and residents with mental health problems and developmental disabilities.

In this time when there is great concern about the rising cost of medications, a Creighton professor says if consumers work more closely with their pharmacists they might be able to lower their medication costs.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Council members in an Omaha suburb have voted to condemn and tear down an eyesore carwash owned by a fellow member.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of second-degree murder and weapons counts in the shooting death last year of another Omaha man.

July is one of the months that home sales peak, and the personal-finance website WalletHub has released rankings for best US cities for first-time home buyers.  

The Shelterbelt Theatre’s 25th season features a mix of new scripts and old favorites.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska zoo plans to open a sperm bank and breeding facility for tigers at the zoo's nearby conservation park.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County's top prosecutor has scheduled a news conference to reveal his findings regarding Omaha police officers' actions in the death last month of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times.

The Omaha Press Club’s most recent Noon Forum centered on Education in Nebraska, specifically the debate between school choice and charter schools.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attempts by Omaha leaders to upgrade 300 miles of substandard residential streets have opened old wounds between the City Hall and residents of a former city that was annexed into Omaha.

The Metropolitan Utilities District is working to replace 354 miles of cast iron gas mains by the year 2027.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Officials and merchants in Council Bluffs hope a $5.7 million development in the western Iowa city's key commercial district may help attract businesses from Omaha, Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A handful of teenagers guided by professional architects have come up with a plan for one of Omaha's most historic yet evolving urban strips.

Three students and one teacher from Benson High Magnet School will be traveling overseas next month for a robotics competition.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected a post-conviction appeal by a death-row inmate who helped carry out one of the deadliest bank shootings in U.S. history.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in June.

A recent study published in the “Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency,” indicates positive correlations between head injuries in childhood and delinquent behavior later in life.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has approved a special occupation tax for the under-construction Capitol District.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who'd worked at an Omaha wine and spirits store has taken a plea deal in a gift-card scheme.

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Jul 20, 2017

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reminds people to be careful during hot weather by taking some safety precautions.

Omaha recently made USA Today’s list of the top 15 most inspiring cities for young artists -- only one of several high rankings Omaha has received in the area of arts and culture. 

The Utility Line Program at Metropolitan Community College prepares students to enter the power line lineman industry.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade will release its quarterly earnings report Tuesday morning.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's secretary of state wants to know more about how a federal commission plans to use voter information before he provides it.

Domestic violence remains a serious public health issue in this country. 

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