LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say they've received 870 applications for online voter registration over a 24-hour period.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl accused of running her pickup over a woman in the Nebraska City library parking lot now is charged with murder.

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Opponents have renewed calls for eliminating the agency that regulates Nebraska's oil and gas industry, saying its decision on an oil production wastewater site posed a reckless threat to groundwater.

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — A December trial has been scheduled for a 35-year-old eastern Nebraska man accused of shackling his teenage nephew to a bed to keep the boy from going out and misbehaving.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents with a driver's license or state identification card can now register to vote at a new state website.

HALLAM, Neb. (AP) — A village in southeast Nebraska is celebrating the return of a 122-year-old church bell after a destructive tornado hit the area in 2004.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of a campaign to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty have filed a lawsuit arguing that ballot language drafted by the attorney general's office is slanted in favor of death penalty supporters.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents who are eligible to vote will be able to register and update their registrations online under a new system that Secretary of State John Gale plans to launch this week.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The group that governs Nebraska high school sports is drafting a policy on allowing transgender athletes to compete because there has been some interest in it.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says Nebraska's unemployment rate has risen again, hitting 2.8 percent in August.