LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Census data show that the percentage of Nebraskans who own their own homes has dropped again, hitting the lowest figure in more than 50 years.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska death penalty opponents allege in a lawsuit that a ballot measure to reinstate the punishment is invalid because Gov. Pete Ricketts wasn't listed as a sponsor.

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A man paroled after serving 41 years for murder has been sentenced to five years for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in southeast Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says an overhaul of Nebraska's juvenile justice system has fallen short, with higher than expected costs and many youths still ending up in jails, detention centers and group homes.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who went into prison for an Omaha murder when he was 17 has been given a new sentence and a chance at freedom.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for a Nebraska death row inmate say the state's recent struggle over capital punishment has raised new legal questions that they need to explore, while a state attorney says the prisoner has exhausted all options except for clemency.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state audit says the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services hasn't tried to collect potentially millions of dollars in overpayments made to recipients of food stamps and other public benefits.

A series of public meetings begin tonight on a state plan to address the needs of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, and their caregivers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is pitching the state to Japanese companies as part of an annual conference with other Midwestern governors.

The dean of UNMC’s College of Public Health says the state of Nebraska has work to do to improve health and well-being.