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The Urban League of Omaha’s Girls Summer STEAM Academy focuses on exposing underserved, underprivileged girls of color to career fields in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Arts and Math.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a state-required DNA test for a Nebraska prison inmate links him to four rapes reported more than 10 years ago in Omaha.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue City Council members have given one of their colleagues more time to fix up his eyesore carwash.

OPS Pension Shortfall

Jun 14, 2017

Omaha Public Schools will need $15.5 million to make up a deficit in its pension plan.  That’s according to a recent article in the Omaha World Herald.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More Nebraska students will see the state Capitol and other historic sites under a new grant program designed to help schools that have cut field trips from their budgets.

The Cornhusker State Games is Nebraska’s Olympics. 

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa could see more than $100 million cut from federal grants that would reduce finances for early education, job training and low-income assistance.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska drivers will have at least two new specialty license plate designs to choose from next year.

As we head deeper into warmer weather, the possibility for severe weather including thunderstorms, hail and tornadoes is on the rise.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who wants to put a property tax reduction measure on the 2018 ballot has started meeting with farm groups to help finance a possible petition drive.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials have reduced to 13 the number of inmates who have refused to give DNA samples, down from 78 reported in February.

The Omaha Summer Arts Festival kicks off today and is held on Farnam Street, alongside the Gene Leahy Mall.

The Munroe-Meyer Garden Walk is set for this Sunday and will feature four private gardens in West Omaha.

Two new voices will take over the hosting duties on the Jazz Network heard weeknights at 9:00PM beginning Tuesday June 13.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Senior U.S. District Court Judge Lyle Strom says he'll transition to inactive senior status in December.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has announced its plan to accept an African elephant from the Toledo Zoo in Ohio.

Retired Vice-Admiral Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th United States Surgeon General, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 Trauma Symposium next Friday, June 16th at the Hilton Omaha Hotel. 

SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Soccer Association is investigating how a youth soccer tournament's organizers disqualified a team after misidentifying an 8-year-old girl as a boy.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state regulators have shut down an Omaha day care and authorities have cited two employees for child neglect.

On August 21st a total solar eclipse will occur. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska school district has a new program to help refugee students deal with the trauma that made them flee their home countries.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is shuffling his staff as an aide switches to a new role on his re-election campaign.

Jazz on the Green at Midtown Crossing starts July 6th and runs Thursdays through August 10th. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A six-block district that's had a 125-year history as a yard for lumber and supplies is nearing the finish of a dramatic transformation into offices, retailers and apartments.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is auctioning off a private lunch in the hopes of raising millions of dollars more for a charity helping the homeless in San Francisco.

The United Way of the Midlands will co-host a symposium this Thursday, June 8th , entitled Addressing Poverty from a Multigenerational Perspective.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest a slight decline in the economic conditions for nine Midwest and Plains states.

Emma Seilstad, a student from Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, recently received the first-ever Kerrie Orozco Memorial Scholarship. 

The VNA’s Senior Speaker Series continues with “Dinner for One: Adding Mealtime Appeal” on Thursday, June 8th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Temporary nighttime closures have been scheduled for three Interstate 80 interchanges in Lincoln.

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