OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A public defender says someone should have stopped an Omaha hearing before a judge sentenced an apparently intoxicated woman who, minutes later, tested out 5½ times the legal limit to drive.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about the superintendent search and school vouchers.



OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Douglas County assessor says she's considering options to ease the costly pain of big jumps in property valuations for taxes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have started a new search for lethal injection drugs and are backing a proposal that would allow them to conceal a supplier's identity after voters reinstated capital punishment last year.

UNO’s College of Information, Science & Technology is offering an IT Academy Thursday, February 16th and Friday, February 17th.

It is getting close to time to start thinking about 2017 summer camps, and Kaneko has received a $20,000 grant through the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund of the Tides Foundation to use on their summer STEM-based summer camps.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An investigation into allegations that members of a fraternity made vulgar comments during the Women's March in Lincoln last month has led the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to suspend the school's Phi Gamma Delta chapter.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Educators, attorneys and disability rights advocates are speaking out against a bill that would allow Nebraska teachers to physically restrain disruptive students.

Taxes are due this year on April 18th instead of the 15th since the 15th is a Saturday and the 17th is Emancipation Day, which is celebrated in Washington DC.

The Sixty-Eighth Annual Omaha Public Schools All-City Music Festival will air Sunday February 12th at 2:00 p.m.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his property tax proposal as a major change to the way agricultural land is valued even though the state's largest farm groups say it doesn't do enough to help them.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has renewed the state's perennial effort to allow many motorcyclists to ride without helmets.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have rescued a man who jumped into the Missouri River from a pedestrian bridge that connects Omaha with Council Bluffs, Iowa.

The Startup Collaborative is a fellowship organization dedicated to radically improving the odds of a startup’s success.

Last week, when Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts expressed support of President Trump’s immigration ban, he encouraged Nebraskans concerned about it to get involved with one of the state’s three resettlement agencies. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans filing their tax returns this tax season again have the chance to contribute to a wildlife and habitat conservation fund.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An online survey of people getting married suggests that weddings in Nebraska and Iowa tend to have the biggest guest lists in the nation.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts' income and property tax package is drawing praise from Nebraska's business community, but leading farm groups say it doesn't do enough to address their concerns about rising property taxes.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers still aren't any closer to passing a proposal meant to balance the state's finances during the five months left in the current budget cycle.

The U.S. has taken in nearly 270,000 immigrants and refugees during the past decade from the seven countries affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.

AAA and the Auto Club Group Safety Foundation’s Tow to Go program begins today and runs through Monday morning. 

Omaha’s Union Station was recently named as a National Historic Landmark.

Dr. Soonjo Hwang, a neuroscientist and Assistant Professor in the Department Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, will present the next Omaha Science Café on Tuesday, February 7th . 

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could join eight other Republican-dominated states calling for a convention of states to pass constitutional amendments limiting federal government power.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska Supreme Court justice has been chosen to help investigate the claim that state Sen. Ernie Chambers doesn't live in the district he represents.

Dr. Mark Celinscak, Canadian native, is the Blumkin Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies at UNO.  In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Dr. Celinscak was invited to give a give a keynote address at the Vancouver Holocaust Centre. With more, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha police chief says the shooting of a man who'd shot an officer was justified.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest economic conditions continue to improve in nine Midwest and Plains states.