OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old student has slapped, punched and kicked a teacher in a north-central Omaha school.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — State regulators say two more greyhounds have tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, this time at a track in western Iowa.

Homeownership is down in Nebraska this year, and has steadily declined since 2008.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The city of Beatrice and its mayor are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a former mayoral candidate who says his property was condemned as retaliation for his criticisms of the mayor.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker from Gretna has been chosen as one of two state legislators in the nation to serve on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

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Cancer centers at two Omaha hospitals will be named in honor of a longtime Creighton University doctor and cancer researcher.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Danger from high water has prompted authorities to temporarily close access to the Elkhorn River in eastern Nebraska's Douglas County.

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.

When the Military Avenue Neighborhood Association decided to commission Omaha artist Trudy Swanson to create a steel crane sculpture, she decided to take the assignment one step further.