KIOS News

Crime
6:06 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Nebraska is #1 in the country in black homicide victimization

The annual Violence Policy Center study on black homicide victimization ranks Nebraska #1 in the country.

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Omaha
3:51 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Man injured in Omaha industrial accident sues

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man injured in an industrial building collapse in Omaha that killed two workers earlier this month is suing the company and its owner and president.

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Education
1:56 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

College Possible program expanding

A program helping low-income students go to college is expanding next year.

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Government
1:52 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Sen. Fischer comments on State of the Union, farm bill

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she agrees with President Obama that Congress needs to take action on several initiatives this year.

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Government
1:40 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Debate continues on Nebraska winner-take-all bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are still debating a proposal to reinstate the winner-take-all system for awarding its electoral votes in presidential races.

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Crime
8:52 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Murder charges filed in connection with shooting death of Omaha 5-year-old

Four suspects face additional charges in connection with the death of a 5-year-old Omaha girl.

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Government
8:20 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Renewed push made for Neb. texting, seat belt law

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Highway traffic safety is getting a lot of attention from the State legislature, where lawmakers are hearing fresh calls to crack down on texting and driving.

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Government
8:18 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Sarpy County extends benefits for same-sex couples

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Sarpy County commissioners have decided to extend health insurance benefits to spouses of gay county employees who have legally married in another state but live in Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Pediatric oncologists are in demand in Nebraska

A recent UNMC workforce study finds there’s a shortage in the number of pediatric oncologists in Nebraska.

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Iowa
8:26 am
Tue January 28, 2014

$2 billion Council Bluffs interstate project: express lanes, new bridges, ramps

The 24th Street bridge in Council Bluffs was built during the first segment of the Interstate improvement project.
Credit Iowa DOT

Construction is underway on the next two segments of a five-part interstate reconstruction project through Council Bluffs.

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