To the editor:
In the 2013 New York City Democratic mayoral race, the primary didn't only look like New York, it looked a lot like America: There was an openly gay woman, an Asian-American, an African-American, a Jewish man and a former activist with a mixed-race family (he's a 6'5" white guy). Was it pari…
These are recent reports of missing children made to local law enforcement. If you think you have seen a missing child, contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).
Is our economy doing better or worse? See recent changes in local employment, regional inflation and more in these regularly updated charts and maps.
This time of year I start to think of spring migrations, a warm March (ha, ha!) and all the green vegetation on the horizon in April and May. We just have to make it through February -- no small task. Even though ice fishing has been good lately, as you get older, you appreciate moderate and…
When Copycat Printing on 11th Street closed almost 18 years ago, Stacy Hollendieck and Kristi Quinn weren’t ready to throw in the towel on the business they knew.
The Sarpy County Museum is kicking off a $15 million fundraising campaign to raise funds for a new Papillion facility.
Construction plans for the $600 million skyscraper call for it to rise 677, 43 feet taller than First National Bank Tower.
LINCOLN — Federal prosecutors in California pushed back Friday on appeals from former U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry that he was wrongly convicted of lying to federal agents and that he was wrongly tried in Los Angeles, instead of Nebraska. In a 73-page filing, prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in L.A. argued that at least […]
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LINCOLN — Chueqa Yang told a legislative panel Friday that she wasn’t always such an activist for her Asian American community. Born in Omaha to refugees who arrived in the U.S. 44 years ago, Yang said she grew up in a largely white area, with little exposure to her Hmong heritage outside the family home. […]
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This week in Platte County District Court, a man facing a murder charge in Columbus has been found competent to stand trial.
The man's arrest came about two weeks after a pre-school aged girl told investigators he had touched her inappropriately, police alleged in court filings.
Community members and state officials squeezed into a classroom at the UNL College of Law to support the first graduating class of Lincoln's DUI Court.
With a substantially smaller supply, officials said, treasurers in some counties don't have the ability to hold back plate numbers from customers who need new plates first.
An Omaha lawmaker said his bill exempting diapers from sales tax would help parents of young children and those caring for adults with medical conditions.
"I hate that it's become a battle with law enforcement on this issue," Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon said, before police officials testified against his latest "constitutional carry" bill.