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Business
7:50 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Slower growth likely in rural areas of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economic growth will likely slow in rural parts of 10 Midwest and Western states in the months ahead.

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Crime
7:49 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Family of slain Omaha girl says they want justice

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old girl killed by a stray bullet that entered her Omaha home says they do not want retaliation for her death.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Kids Count in Nebraska Report Released

Released earlier this month by Voices for Children, the Kids Count in Nebraska Report is the most comprehensive source of data on children in the state.

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Government
8:22 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Bill would help Omaha museum build new facility

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Great Blains Black History Museum in Omaha would receive help from the state to build a new building under a proposal in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
8:19 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Nebraska lawmaker introduces prison reform plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a plan designed to reduce recidivism and ease overcrowding in the state prison system.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Thu January 16, 2014

A new partnership expands Grab-N-Go breakfast in schools

ConAgra Foods and Omaha Public Schools are partnering to expand the Grab ‘N Go breakfast program.

Kori Reed, Vice President of the ConAgra Foods Foundation, says child hunger is an important issue to ConAgra. 

She says statistics indicate 30,000 children in Douglas and Sarpy Counties are food insecure, which means they don’t have consistent access to food throughout the year. 

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Politics & Elections
8:11 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announces re-election bid

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he is "energized" and ready to run for an unprecedented sixth term in office.

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Crime
8:05 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Reward offered for information on suspects in killing of a 5 year old girl

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the shooting death of a young girl Wednesday morning.

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Crime
1:18 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Omaha girl killed by stray bullet, authorities say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old girl has died after being struck by at least one stray bullet that entered her home in north Omaha.

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Government
1:01 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

State of the State: Gov. Heineman calls for tax cuts

Governor Dave Heineman says Nebraska can afford up to $500 million in tax cuts.

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