LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Roads has created a new state task force that will look at transportation issues and how they can benefit the state economy.

With a key contribution from former Husker Alex Gordon, the Kansas City Royals move on to the American League Championship Series.  They defeated the Houston Astros, 7-2, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and seminar next week focuses on how to keep your information safe online.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The FBI says two underage victims have been rescued and three pimps arrested in the Omaha area as part of a nationwide crackdown on human trafficking.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group that wants to legalize casino gambling at Nebraska race tracks is ready to start gathering signatures to place the issue on the 2016 ballot.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have apprehended a 53-year-old Indiana man wanted in the deaths of two people in Omaha over the weekend.

A public meeting is set for this evening to discuss a master plan for Omaha’s oldest city park.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is suing a Nebraska beef production plant it says is refusing to honor a settlement agreement over discriminatory hiring practices because it didn't like the government's news release announcing the settlement.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state budget experts is lowering Iowa revenue projections for the current fiscal year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Faculty members unhappy with the Iowa Board of Regents choice for president of the University of Iowa have gotten support from teachers in neighboring Nebraska.