nebraska

Crime
9:44 am
Wed May 21, 2014

2 accused of hacking Nebraska site plead guilty

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two men accused of conspiring to hack into the computer systems of the Navy have each pleaded guilty in an Oklahoma federal court.

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Education
8:03 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Mission Readiness: more investment needed in early childhood education

A new report says young people aren’t prepared for military service because of inadequate education, a criminal record, or being overweight.

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Government
12:59 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Nebraska Economic Development director resigns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's economic development director and state labor commissioner has resigned to take a private sector job.

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Nebraska
8:11 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Utilities discuss flood risks at state nuclear plants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For the second time this month, Nebraska's two biggest utilities will meet with regulators to discuss flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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Sports
8:09 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Huskers softball advances to super regional

Credit Greg Echlin

With their backs against the wall, the Huskers softball team responded with a pair of victories Sunday in Columbia, Missouri, to advance to a super regional in the NCAA  tournament.  The 19th ranked Huskers defeated Missouri, 11-4 and 8-1.


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Government
12:57 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Jenkins case prompts review of Nebraska prisons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state official is recommending that lawmakers look into Nebraska's use of solitary confinement on Nikko Jenkins, who was kept in isolation for up to 23 hours a day before his killing spree in Omaha.

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Government
12:56 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Group seeks to put minimum wage increase on November ballot

A petition drive begins Monday to place a minimum wage increase on the November ballot in Nebraska.

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Business
9:18 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.6 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in April.

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Business
3:20 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Economy improving in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy appears to be gaining strength in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

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Weather
11:19 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Heavy rains lessen drought in Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Recent heavy rainfall has washed away or at least lessened drought conditions in swaths of Nebraska and Iowa.

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