OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man will spend at least 11 years in prison for the February 2014 rape of a 16-year-old girl.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say some people have reported smelling natural gas before an explosion in Omaha's Old Market area, but the authorities say no one called 911.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters worked through the night in below-zero temperatures to extinguish a fire in Omaha's downtown Old Market following an explosion at a popular restaurant.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska attorney general is backing a piece of legislation he says is crucial to protecting consumer information.

During the Corps’ monthly call with media, Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division, gave an update on current reservoir operations. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Police Department has determined that an officer's use of force was justified as he tried to break up a high school fight last month.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two cities will get their first visits from President Barack Obama after his final State of the Union address.

The Midlands Mentoring Partnership says as many as 25,000 to 30,000 Omaha-area youth need mentors.

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought after assaulting and disarming a police officer shot himself as officers tried to arrest him on the Santee Sioux Indian Reservation in northeast Nebraska.

All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon chose to stay close to his Nebraska roots and signed a four-year contract with the Kansas City Royals reportedly worth a total of $72 million.