Knowing more about what ticks are in the area will allow local health officials to alert health care providers and the public about what signs and symptoms of tick-borne illnesses to watch for and what steps to take to protect themselves.
The Nebraska Supreme Court Friday affirmed the conviction of an Omaha man who was found guilty of the 2020 murder of real estate agent Mickey Sodoro.
Smith Falls, which has long been popular for the thousands of people floating on the Niobrara River each summer, closed September 2022 for replacement of the aging wooden boardwalk. Now Nebraska's tallest waterfall is reopen.
Eight conference games seems lame, but the College Football Playoff rewards the SEC for sticking to its plan, writes Sam McKewon. There's no reason to change.
The Omaha Fire Department estimated the Lozier plant had about $20,000 in structural damage. About $50,000 worth of contents also was lost.
Nebraska lawmakers ended their session Thursday with one final filibuster, passage of several bills and praise from Gov. Jim Pillen.
Another day with scattered showers and storms across Nebraska. Damaging wind, hail, and flooding can't be ruled out in the western half of the state. Get the latest info on the threats and storm timing across the state in our updated forecast.
Nebraska's new voter identification requirements became law Thursday after the Nebraska Legislature passed the plan, despite a filibuster, and Gov. Jim Pillen signed the bill.
Anderson was a second-team selection at second base as the Millard West graduate was second nationally in base hits with 101 and the first Husker since 2001 to bat .400. Matthews became the first player in program history and second in the Big Ten to finish a season with at least 20 homers a…
Omaha's Sarah Fernandes outspelled dozens of other contestants to reach the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but the 11-year-old met her match Thursday with the word "leguleian."
Davelle Giles, 27, was sentenced on Tuesday for his role in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Jazsmine Washington. Giles was returning fire after multiple people shot into a large crowd when one of the bullets he fired hit and killed Washington.
Historically Black colleges and universities, which had seen giving from foundations decline in recent decades, lately are benefiting from an increase in gifts, particularly from corporations and corporate foundations.
After two years of work, a plan to overhaul aspects of Nebraska's criminal justice system reached the finish line Thursday. In part, the bill is aimed at easing prison overcrowding.
Local artist Julia McGuigan has become known for her drawings of Omaha landmarks. She sells prints, greeting cards and apparel with her illustrations in her store.
A 31-year-old man was injured in a shooting in the Dundee area late Wednesday night.
As he heads to Lincoln for an official visit, Omaha Central offensive tackle Caleb Pyfrom has Nebraska high on his list, but he's not ready to narrow his options just yet.
The 0.17 inches of rain total last month made for the driest May ever recorded in Omaha, the National Weather Service said Thursday.
Kirsten Bernthal Booth listened to each of her players as she made them announce their goals for the season. By the end of it, she felt there was a common denominator, and for one Bluejay star, the goals keep getting bigger.
More showers and storms around Thursday than the last couple of days. Find out when rain is most likely and how many days this enhanced thunderstorm activity will last in our weather update.
Both Keisei Tominaga and Trey Alexander delivered great news in the clutch. It was Game Changing Wednesday. These two are arguably the faces of their teams next season. The X factors, writes Tom Shatel.
Gov. Jim Pillen celebrated Wednesday as he signed bills that are projected to deliver more than $6 billion of income and property tax relief to Nebraskans.
Trey Alexander will withdraw his name from the NBA Draft and return to Creighton for a third season.
Nebraska lawmakers restored money to the state's watchdog agency but upheld Gov. Jim Pillen's other budget vetoes Wednesday.
Husker guard Keisei Tominaga withdrew his name from the 2023 NBA Draft pool and will return for one more year to NU.
The Native Omaha Days Homecoming Parade — "the largest meet-and-greet on 30th Street" — will take place July 29 as part of a weeklong series of activities.
Regents did not discuss the proposed amendment to their bylaws at a special meeting on Wednesday. The board will take it up for consideration at the June 22 meeting.
University of Nebraska administrators will propose raising tuition rates by 3.5% at the regents' next meeting as they begin planning how to close the remaining budget deficit.
Nebraska football has learned the kickoff times for some of its rivalry games, including: Minnesota, Colorado, Iowa and more.
Tommi Hill got benched and moved to wideout last year, but he's returned to corner, where he sits "1C" on Nebraska's cornerback depth chart.
Soon, motorcycle riders in Nebraska will no longer be required to wear a helmet while they're on the road.
The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Friday that an 128- to 180-year prison sentence for an Omaha man who committed two murders at age 17 is not excessive.
The tomato plants include the following varieties of heirloom tomatoes grown for the Men’s Garden Club.
A 32-year-old man died early Friday morning in Omaha in a head-on vehicle collision.
“Taking the trophy around the city I thought would be a good way to build some momentum toward the event,” said Joey Gardner, marketing and creative services manager for the College World Series of Omaha Inc.
Shrine Bowl coaches, 12 on each side for Saturday's game in Kearney, are teams among themselves.
The Mavericks will begin with an exhibition game Oct. 7 at Minnesota State before a two-game home series against Niagara to start the regular season. Next up are the Buckeyes, who will visit Baxter Arena on Oct. 27-28.
Millard South shortstop Cam Kozeal has been named the Gatorade Nebraska Baseball Player of the Year.
Executive director of the Nebraska State Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Bill Fitzgerald passes away at age 66
Bill Fitzgerald was back to his favorite place, Estes Park, Colorado.
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