United Way of the Midlands’ annual Day of Caring will be held throughout the day on Friday, October 9th.

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — A December trial has been scheduled for a 35-year-old eastern Nebraska man accused of shackling his teenage nephew to a bed to keep the boy from going out and misbehaving.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska residents with a driver's license or state identification card can now register to vote at a new state website.

HALLAM, Neb. (AP) — A village in southeast Nebraska is celebrating the return of a 122-year-old church bell after a destructive tornado hit the area in 2004.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa company has been awarded the first license by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop a bird flu vaccine.

The Director of UNO’s Center for Afghanistan Studies and Dean of International Studies, Thomas Gouttierre was the guest at this month’s Omaha Press Club Noon Forum.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Opponents of a campaign to reinstate Nebraska's death penalty have filed a lawsuit arguing that ballot language drafted by the attorney general's office is slanted in favor of death penalty supporters.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An effort to build cable barriers on Iowa's highways has helped reduce the number of cross-median fatal crashes.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State lawmaker Rob Hogg says he'll announce his Democratic bid for Senate during a three-day tour of the state this week.

Omaha’s Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is welcoming 12 new artists who are focusing on the future of food.