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Crime
8:32 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Man faces murder charge in fatal Omaha shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A detective says an argument on Facebook between two men may have led to a fatal shooting in northwest Omaha.

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Government
8:28 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Parole head says she was pressured to parole more

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The chairwoman of Nebraska's parole board says a former prisons director pressured her into paroling more inmates in an effort to reduce crowding.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed November 26, 2014

UNMC Researcher: Health Benefits for Ex-Smokers Outweigh Weight Gain

Results of a recent study conducted by UNMC staff indicate it’s better to be an ex-smoker who is overweight than a smoker at a normal weight when it comes to the risk of death.

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Education
3:25 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

2 boards balk at decision on Learning Community

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two suburban Omaha school boards have decided not to oppose or support a plan that would eliminate a common property tax levy for a school system aimed at closing the achievement gap between poor and middle-class students and increasing classroom diversity.

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Education
3:24 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Creighton University president to leave in January

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University President Timothy Lannon has announced that he'll be leaving his post sooner than expected.

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Government
1:58 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

No criminal charges against Dept. of Corrections employees involved in sentencing scandal

No criminal charges will be filed against Department of Corrections employees involved in a scandal over miscalculation of prison sentences.

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Government
9:03 am
Mon November 24, 2014

'Shared parenting' bills to come up in session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men.

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Crime
8:59 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Police: Omaha doughnut store robbed at gunpoint

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say robbers shot at a doughnut shop employee who tried to follow the pair after they stole cash.

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Arts
6:06 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Nebraska Artists Complete Business Training Program

22 artists from Omaha and Lincoln artists recently participated in a series of weekly workshops called Artist INC Live Omaha.

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Education
6:17 am
Sat November 22, 2014

Nebraska graduation rate up to nearly 90 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's public high-school graduation rate increased slightly this year, but came up just shy of the 90 percent goal set by state officials.

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