RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Ralston officials could face a tough task in persuading lawmakers to help spare city taxpayers from a huge tax increase.

American star Serena Williams hopes to complete the Grand Slam of tennis at the U.S. Open next week in Flushing Meadow, New York.  She’s armed with victories this year at Wimbledon, the French Open and the Australian Open. But men’s tennis, on the other hand, has been dominated by players outside America.  There’s a Lincoln native who’d like to do something about that.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation employees have started testing a mobile driver's license app as part of a new pilot program.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska National Guard officials say they're leaving their Lincoln headquarters as part of a disaster exercise that will continue through Sunday.

Researchers at UNMC and the University of California San Francisco are studying a new model of care for Alzheimer’s patients and their families.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The September murder trial of a man accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school has been put on hold.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group that wants to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty through a ballot measure will submit its signatures to the secretary of state's office a day early.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unofficial count of attendance at the Iowa State Fair this year indicates roughly 1.1 million people visited the fairgrounds, breaking a previous record.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man who police say fired one bullet that struck two people has been imprisoned.

The U.S. stock market recovered most of its losses after dropping 1,000 points Monday morning shortly after trading opened, then ended the day down 588 points.