KIOS News

World Issues
2:54 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Nebraska Nepalese Society sending volunteers to help following earthquake

The Nebraska Nepalese Society is sending volunteers to Nepal following a deadly earthquake there last weekend.

Read more
Crime
8:11 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Judge: Teen must stand trial in shooting of Omaha student

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha teen has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting of a classmate, leaving him paralyzed from the shoulders down.

Read more
Government
8:09 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Ricketts argues against medical marijuana legalization

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is arguing against a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska, saying the state should wait for a review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Read more
General News
8:06 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Omaha Farmer's Markets open this weekend

Omaha residents will have the opportunity to purchase produce, flowers, meats and cheeses from local vendors at the Omaha Farmer’s Markets starting this weekend.

Read more
General News
9:55 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Omaha-based entertainment authority considering new policy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A nonprofit organization dedicated to building and managing public event venues in Omaha is writing a formal policy about the information it makes public amid transparency concerns.

Officials with the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority will vote Tuesday on a proposal requiring the organization to offer detailed information at public board meetings, including annual financial reports.

Read more
Crime
9:53 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Judge rules Omaha man must remain at psychiatric hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska judge has ruled that a man committed to a state psychiatric hospital after a shooting spree at an Omaha club in 1977 must remain there for at least another year.

Read more
General News
8:06 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Council Bluffs Holds Public Meeting Tonight on West Broadway Corridor Plan

West Broadway Corridor, Courtesy City of Council Bluffs

The City of Council Bluffs will hold its third in a series of public meetings tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 on the West Broadway Corridor Redevelopment Plan. 

Read more
Government
7:50 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues.

Read more
Crime
7:47 am
Mon April 27, 2015

2 Bellevue officers suffer minor injuries in fracas

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Two Bellevue police officers sent to keep the peace have been treated for minor injuries after a fracas erupted over the towing of a vehicle.

Read more
Omaha
7:45 am
Mon April 27, 2015

96-year-old World War Two veteran shares experiences during UNO talk

96-year-old Mildred Brodt served in the Women's Army Corps during World War Two. She spoke last Thursday at UNO about her experiences in Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

About one million World War Two veterans are still alive---and a 96-year-old female veteran of that war spoke at UNO last week.

Read more

Pages