The Metro Area Fugitive Task Force arrested Dr. Scott E. Schmidt, 54, at his home Thursday morning without incident.
Nebraska is increasing the maximum amount of aid available through a pandemic-era program created to help distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Nebraska, along with five other conservative states, filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Joe Biden's plan to forgive student loan debt for millions of Americans.
An upcoming hearing in the legal battle between former gubernatorial candidate Charles W. Herbster and State Sen. Julie Slama has been delayed once again, this time because of COVID-19.
Two candidates competing for a seat on the Nebraska State Board of Education sparred over student test scores at a public forum where they were asked about some hot-button education issues.
William T. Wright has now been formally arrested for the death of Ronnie Patz, a 49-year-old Lincoln man whose remains were found at a northwest Lincoln motel in early September.
UNL has seen a record-breaking number of students receive their degree in three of the last four years, Chancellor Ronnie Green said during his State of the University address Wednesday.
The columns will be integrated into a new entrance on UNL's southwest corner, which will be going through its own transformation over the next few years.
There were multiple people hurt after a collision involving a school bus Tuesday afternoon in southwest Nebraska.
A 24-year-old man from Thurman, Iowa, has been charged with multiple counts of animal neglect after Fremont County Sheriff’s deputies discovered nine neglected puppies earlier this month.
Gov. Pete Ricketts celebrated Nebraska's child welfare workers Tuesday while acknowledging that 6 in 10 case workers in the Omaha area have caseloads exceeding state standards.
Hefty pay increases and hiring bonuses continue to be a big draw for state corrections workers, with a sizable number of new staffers in Nebraska’s prisons lured from out of state.
Gov. Ricketts discusses child welfare efforts in Nebraska
Donald Pack, 23, will serve between nine and 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter and two counts of child abuse.
A 22-year-old Lincoln man has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a 33-year-old Omaha man outside a strip club in the downtown area early Sunday, according to police.
Nebraska has few cases of voter fraud, Gov. Pete Ricketts acknowledges, but he still thinks the state should pass an initiative requiring people to show photo ID before casting a ballot.
Abortion and economic issues took center stage at a congressional debate to decide who will represent Nebraska’s Republican-leaning 1st District for the next two years.
Since expanding Medicaid coverage, the number of Nebraskans without health coverage has plunged, hospitals are feeling less stress on their bottom lines and fewer people are filing for bankruptcy.
Rep. Don Bacon and State Sen. Tony Vargas don't agree on much when it comes to abortion rights. The two men vying to represent Omaha in Congress even disagreed on the topic's importance for voters.
When Omaha native Chris Kolenda departs on 1,700-mile bike ride Sunday, he won't lack motivation. The names of the men who died serving under his command in Afghanistan are etched on his bike.
Matt Blomstedt, who has served as Nebraska's education commissioner since 2014, announced Friday that he is resigning from the position.
Roughly 200 people filled an Omaha conference center Thursday to take in and pitch ideas for $335 million worth of recovery dollars earmarked for underserved areas of the state.
More than 100 people attended a first-of-its-kind public hearing about local property tax increases in Omaha Wednesday night.
More than 150 women veterans will gather Saturday and Sunday in Kearney for the first Nebraska Women Veterans Symposium.
Before Nebraska's first casino even opens its doors, the state is launching a program to help people with gambling problems stay out of trouble.