Drought conditions in Nebraska are nearly unchanged from last week, according to a new report.
The new report from the National Drought Mitigation Center was released Thursday morning. 98 percent of Nebraska is now in an extreme to an exceptional drought. Last week, it was 91 percent. 22 percent of the state remains in an exceptional drought, the same as last week.
67 percent of Iowa is in an extreme drought, up from 62 percent last week. No areas are in N exceptional drought.
Lincoln Police say a reported hate crime against a 33-year-old woman never happened.
The Lancaster County Attorney's office issued an arrest warrant Tuesday afternoon for Charlie Rogers. She was arrested for filing a false police report.
Rogers reported to Lincoln police on July 22nd that she was assaulted by three men wearing ski masks. Police said at that time that derogatory language regarding a person's sexual orientation was also spray painted on the walls of her home.