A new report from The Sentencing Project found one of every 58 Black residents in the state are in prison — a rate of nearly nine times that of white people. "Honestly, I wasn't surprised," said Sen. Terrell McKinney.
The Rev. Michael Gutgsell, who served as chancellor of the Omaha archdiocese from 1994 to 2003 and has served as a parish priest since then, turned himself in Friday morning. He was released on his own recognizance.
Among the 16 noncompliant agencies in Nebraska is the police department tracking data for the state's most populous city, according to officials with the Nebraska Crime Commission, though officials say Omaha is getting close.
An Omaha woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the ride-sharing company Lyft after she was driven around, barely conscious, for two hours and sexually assaulted.
“Justice was served today,” Brett Torres’ father, Ray, said after the verdict was read. “I feel that nobody won, but now I can honestly lay my son to rest.”
Members of the Kearney Volunteer Fire Department dive team located the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The man's wife was able to get out and was helped to shore by a bystander at Cottonmill Lake.
Brandon J. Boone will stand trial on first-degree murder and firearm charges in connection with the Aug. 22 fatal shooting of 29-year-old Jamie Nau.
The website allows a person to search for an inmate in custody anywhere in Nebraska. People also can subscribe to custody change alerts to be sent via email or text.
A mall official said it took the staff all morning to clean up the pumpkins, which will likely be replaced in the next couple of days ahead of the Oct. 23 Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee event.
Lisa Brauer, who works for Park Omaha, was checking parking meters when a rock landed close to her. "I started moving on, checking meters, when a metal table, a metal chair and grill rack all fell less than 6 inches from me."
The sealing has some court observers and the attorney for Alexander Payne’s estranged wife looking sideways. Payne's attorney accused Maria Payne of “forum shopping” — trying to find a favorable court by filing a California case.
The Governor's Office rejected a records request from The Omaha World-Herald, stating that the presentations on state prison data are in "draft" form and not subject to disclosure.
The Nebraska Supreme Court overruled Aubrey Trail's motion to serve as his own lawyer, saying he had failed to serve notice of his request to the Nebraska Attorney General's Office.
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Two officers were in the street preparing to leave a domestic disturbance call when the man walked around his house with a bow and arrow and fired an arrow over the head of one of the officers. More arrows followed.
A defense attorney questioned Devan Hovden about inconsistencies between what he told police and his testimony Wednesday.
A 29-year-old Omaha man faces up to 88 years in prison for enticing children, thanks to the quick thinking of his child victims, a child’s father and the resourcefulness of a fugitive unit that tracked him down in Central America.
Brian Rosenthal is now set to appear at a jury trial in Auburn in March, according to a pretrial order filed by Judge Stefanie Martinez in the District Court of Nemaha County.
The prosecutor said a love triangle and jealousy preceded the shooting in an alley at Keith Allen’s residence. Allen’s attorney, Todd Lancaster, said it wasn’t a case of “whodunit” but rather of “why.”
The deputy, assisted by a K9 named Mac, found the nearly 400 pounds of marijuana while conducting a search of a U-Haul truck just east of Wahoo, according to the agency.
Chris Gradoville was remembered at a prayer service Monday night as a man who lived life large but with faith, who had a heart for people.
About 50 firefighters and 25 assorted rigs were needed to control the blaze. They will continue their work at least through today, and the walls will need to be leveled and the building torn down.
The civil rights lawsuit, filed Monday in Lancaster County District Court, says the state law for parental acknowledgement is unconstitutional and discriminatory toward LGBTQ couples.
Under state law, every defendant has the right to ask for retesting or independent testing of seized drugs. If they no longer have the drugs, a case could be affected, one Nebraska defense attorney said.
Joshua Keadle is asking that his murder conviction be overturned, arguing that prosecutors failed to prove that a crime had been committed in the death of Peru State College student Tyler Thomas, whose body was never found.