KIOS News

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing kicks off July 7th and runs six consecutive Thursdays through August 11th.  Concerts begin at 7:30 each evening on the permanent stage of The Pavilion at Turner Park.

The Iowa West Foundation’s Board of Directors approved more than $5 million in grants and initiatives for 19 nonprofits and government organizations in southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The company that wanted to build the Keystone XL pipeline is seeking $15 billion in damages from the federal government after the Obama administration rejected the Canada-to-Texas project.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new economic forecast says construction employment is expected to be the fastest-growing sector of Nebraska's economy through 2018.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to additional prison time for his participation in a deadly riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution last year.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he has no intention of becoming Donald Trump's running mate.

With temperatures and utility costs rising, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services wants people to know that help is available for those who meet the income criteria.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Christmas comes early for Gov. Pete Ricketts, and it lasts through most of the year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with a car crash in Omaha that killed a teenage girl.

Metropolitan Community College was awarded the annual Academy Curriculum Excellence Award for providing the best delivery of the CCNA Security Curriculum in the region.

UNO has announced a new position in the Grace Abbott School of Social Work. The John E. Christensen chair is named for the chancellor because of his dedication to child welfare. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been sentenced to 71 years in federal prison in connection with seven robberies in the summer of 2014.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors say an Iowa man who ran a bar code theft ring in several states has been given 70 years in federal prison.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha pet store owner says his stolen snakes have been returned.

Creighton University is normalizing its interprofessional programs through its new Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research, also known as CIPER.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will become one of the nation's first states to offer special tax-free savings accounts to people with disabilities.

FORT CALHOUN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's public power utility says its nuclear power plant in eastern Nebraska has been temporarily taken offline for a minor malfunction.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Five people have been injured in a downtown Omaha collision between a firetruck and a sport utility vehicle.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center will undergo a transformational expansion.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old Omaha man has been given 20 years in prison for his role in killing an Arizona man whose burned body was found in an eastern Nebraska field.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County will close a less-secure section of its youth detention center Aug. 1.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska isn't yet taking all the steps it could to keep inmates from reoffending and contributing to the state's prison crowding problem.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation released its 2016 Kids Count Data Book yesterday.

If you’re planning to check out the Olympic Swim Trials coming to Omaha, you may be interested in Touch the Wall, a female sports documentary about Olympic swimmers Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce.

Late last week, ConAgra Foods announced it will donate its corporate collection of approximately 600 original Currier & Ives prints to the Joslyn Art Museum.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — After struggling through major droughts and legal battles over water rights, Nebraska is moving forward with an effort to keep the state's water drinkable and abundant.

UNMC is offering nursing summer camps this week

Jun 20, 2016

UNMC’s College of Nursing will host a summer camp in hopes of shaping future nurses.  With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Krista Johnson…

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers say the recent escape of two convicted sex offenders highlights larger problems within the state prison system that have not yet been addressed.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Someone in Dodge, Saunders or Washington counties was diagnosed with the state's first confirmed case of West Nile virus for 2016.

The Women’s Fund of Omaha has released its 2016 Women in Leadership Report, its third such report in 20 years.

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