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Omaha mayor says she supports tax on vaping products

Omaha mayor says she supports tax on vaping products

Omaha’s mayor says she supports a proposal to expand a tobacco tax to including vaping.

Two Arrested in Norfolk for Burglary

Two Arrested in Norfolk for Burglary

Two people are in jail for burglary after police caught them being in a Norfolk home without permission.

BBB - Unclaimed rewards could be a hoax

BBB - Unclaimed rewards could be a hoax

The Better Business Bureau is warning of an "unclaimed rewards" scam.

BNSF investigates coal train collision

BNSF investigates coal train collision

Train crews with Burlington Northern Santa Fe were uninjured after two coal trains collided Friday night.

West Point High takes first place at the Northeast Area FFA Land Judging Contest

West Point High takes first place at the Northeast Area FFA Land Judging Contest

The results are in from last week's Northeast Area FFA Land Judging Contest.

Douglas County Corrections inmate dies

Douglas County Corrections inmate dies

The death of a 32-year-old Douglas County jail inmate is being investigated to determine why she died.

Airbag Deploys In Collision With Deer

Airbag Deploys In Collision With Deer

Weeping Water woman strikes deer on Highway 50

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Search warrant alleges child pornography suspect planted hidden cameras in phone chargers

Newly released documents have revealed more about what led to the investigation into a Hastings man who killed himself prior to authorities attempting to serve a search warrant.

Suspect facing charges for knife assaults

Suspect facing charges for knife assaults

An early morning argument escalated into an assault that ended with two people injured and Kevin Ostorga, 18, jailed and facing charges.

Drivers Injured When Motorcycles Collide

Drivers Injured When Motorcycles Collide

Motorcycle riders injured at highway intersection near Plattsmouth's Webster Boulevard

Two arrested after Bellevue stalemate with police

Two arrested after Bellevue stalemate with police

A police stalemate lasting more than five hours came to an end Saturday afternoon with the arrests to two people in Bellevue.

Teen accused in Omaha murder now charged with shooting a second man

Teen accused in Omaha murder now charged with shooting a second man

Douglas County prosecutors allege the 17-year-old accused of murdering an Omaha tobacco store clerk also took part in a shooting two hours later that seriously injured a man in Northwest Omaha.

Omaha Man Dies Of Gunshot Wound After Barricading Himself In Home

Omaha Man Dies Of Gunshot Wound After Barricading Himself In Home

Omaha Police are investigating the death of Robert Jensen, 29, who died from a gunshot wound while barricaded in a home near 48th and Boyd Saturday afternoon.

Event supports families who have experienced infant loss

Event supports families who have experienced infant loss

On Sunday, dozens of people gathered in the Railyard to remember babies who have died and support families who have gone through pregnancy or infant loss.

Marching band offers chance to compete, chance to grow

Marching band offers chance to compete, chance to grow

Hours of planning and practice go into each performance, and Band Directors and Drum Majors agree that being part of a band is a good time to develop life skills and also be a part of a team.

Trial in Mollie Tibbets killing now pushed to February

Trial in Mollie Tibbets killing now pushed to February

The trial for a former farmhand charged with first-degree murder in the abduction and killing of 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has again been delayed.

Outgoing NU President Hank Bounds gets $250K consulting deal

Outgoing NU President Hank Bounds gets $250K consulting deal

The University of Nebraska has hired its former president as a consultant for $250,000 a year to help raise money to build a new $155 million football and operations complex.

House Catches Fire Near Pierce On Friday Night

House Catches Fire Near Pierce On Friday Night

Rescue crews battled a fire at a home near Pierce late Friday night.

Endangered Missing Advisory Issued For Knox County Man

Endangered Missing Advisory Issued For Knox County Man

Authorities are looking for help in locating a Knox County man.

Nebraska could boost K-12 school aid to lower property taxes

Nebraska could boost K-12 school aid to lower property taxes

Nebraska lawmakers who pledged to lower property taxes are getting ready to try again with a proposal that would boost state aid for K-12 public schools while restricting the districts' taxing power.

Wynot Area Veterans Memorial nearing completion

Wynot Area Veterans Memorial nearing completion

WYNOT - Three years ago, this memorial was just an idea. Now it’s nearly completed.

Trial in Mollie Tibbets killing now pushed to February

Trial in Mollie Tibbets killing now pushed to February

The trial for a former farmhand charged with first-degree murder in the abduction and killing of 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has again been delayed.

Bridge near Pender damaged in spring floods to reopen

Bridge near Pender damaged in spring floods to reopen

State transportation officials have announced the opening of a bridge near the northeast Nebraska town of Pender that had been significantly damaged in historic spring flooding.

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Authorities say man died after vehicle rolled atop him

Authorities say a man died after a vehicle rolled onto him in the central Nebraska community of Ord.

Man arrested after marijuana found in gift-wrapped boxes

Man arrested after marijuana found in gift-wrapped boxes

The Nebraska State Patrol says a trooper found nearly 70 pounds (31.75 kilograms) of marijuana inside gift-wrapped boxes in a vehicle.

Scottsbluff man dies in western Nebraska crash on icy road

Scottsbluff man dies in western Nebraska crash on icy road

Authorities in western Nebraska say a Scottsbluff man has died in a crash on an icy highway near the border of Dawes County and Sheridan County.

State Fair Shake Up

State Fair Shake Up

There's been a shake-up surrounding the Nebraska State Fair. One board member has resigned, while the woman in charge of the fair's day to day operations claims she's the victim of unnamed false accusations

Autopsy complete on man shot outside Lincoln Chick-fil-A

Autopsy complete on man shot outside Lincoln Chick-fil-A

The autopsy is complete on the man who died after causing a disturbance at a Lincoln Chick-fil-A on Tuesday.

St. Peter's vandalism suspect arrested

St. Peter's vandalism suspect arrested

Council Bluffs Police have arrested an 18-year-old they suspect of vandalizing St. Peter's Catholic Church last weekend.

Prescribed Burn Planned At Homestead National Monument

Prescribed Burn Planned At Homestead National Monument

Homestead National Monument of America plans to conduct a prescribed burn later this month.

Sheriffs Induct Brueggemann Into Hall of Fame

Sheriffs Induct Brueggemann Into Hall of Fame

Cass County Sheriff William Brueggemann inducted Tuesday at sheriff's conference in Kearney

Supporters of O-Zone Vision Board Recognized, at Volleyball Victory

Supporters of O-Zone Vision Board Recognized, at Volleyball Victory

Business supporters recognized at Lady Orange Volleyballl :"Pink-Out" night

Propane Truck Overturns South Of Douglas

Propane Truck Overturns South Of Douglas

Driver taken to Lincoln hospital with minor injuries

Flood victims moving from refuge at Iowa state park

Flood victims moving from refuge at Iowa state park

Some people forced from their homes by Missouri River floodwaters will be leaving their refuge at an Iowa state park.

Bluffs man facing two meth distribution charges

Bluffs man facing two meth distribution charges

A 21-year-old Scottsbluff man was arrested early this morning following an investigation by the WING Drug Task Force.

Lincoln duplex fire started while cooking

Lincoln duplex fire started while cooking

Officials have released more information on a duplex fire Thursday night.

Man started fire in Grand Island basement to keep warm

Man started fire in Grand Island basement to keep warm

Grand Island police say a homeless man was possibly trying to keep warm on Thursday morning but ended up with a small fire in the basement of an apartment.

Mumps in NE more than triple 2018 total

Mumps in NE more than triple 2018 total

The number of mumps cases in Nebraska this year is more than triple the amount a year ago.

New Barnacle devices collecting big money for Omaha

New Barnacle devices collecting big money for Omaha

The City of Omaha is collecting big money from those who aren’t paying their parking tickets, in part due to the cities new Barnacle devices that launched in August.

Ord Man Dead After Vehicle Rolls On Top Of Him

Ord Man Dead After Vehicle Rolls On Top Of Him

An Ord man is dead after authorities say the vehicle he was working on rolled on top of him.

Job Growth Surging At Falls City

Job Growth Surging At Falls City

Every industry at city's Industrial Park is hiring

Bulbs, Lights Check Out Fine, for Courthouse Lighting Event

Bulbs, Lights Check Out Fine, for Courthouse Lighting Event

LED lights in good shape, in advance of this year's Gage County Courthouse holiday lighting event

Nebraska official avoids conflict over mine firm incentives

Nebraska official avoids conflict over mine firm incentives

State officials say Nebraska's tax commissioner was not involved in the decision to approve up to $200 million in tax incentives for a mining company in which he is a shareholder.

Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes

Wealthy counties get many FEMA buyouts of flood-prone homes

A new study finds that FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood.

Caring staff helps Mosaic Beatrice to earn national award

Caring staff helps Mosaic Beatrice to earn national award

The Beatrice agency was selected out of 36 locations this week as the Agency of the Year.

Wayne State College honors late Frank LaMere as part of International Heart Day

Wayne State College honors late Frank LaMere as part of International Heart Day

Thursday was International Heart Day and Wayne State College took part of the day to honor a Nebraskan who poured his heart into helping others: Frank LaMere.

Sterling School Denies Credible Threat, But Teen Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Classmate

Sterling School Denies Credible Threat, But Teen Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Classmate

County attorney said initial reports of the threat were made by the public, not the school

Madison High School teachers named Nebraska Educators of the Year for field work-centered class

Madison High School teachers named Nebraska Educators of the Year for field work-centered class

Two Madison High School Teachers were recently named Nebraska Educators of the Year for their work with the Taylor-Union Creek Watershed Team.

River Expected To Remain High Into December

River Expected To Remain High Into December

Gavins Point releases more than twice what is typical for this time of year

Not Guilty Pleas Entered In Falls City Sexual Assault

Not Guilty Pleas Entered In Falls City Sexual Assault

Woman tells police she was afraid to report earlier attack

New Burglary Charge Filed Against Suspect In Theft Of Video Surveillance Cameras

New Burglary Charge Filed Against Suspect In Theft Of Video Surveillance Cameras

Suspect ordered to home confinement during night-time hours

Scooters Coffee to Acquire Crane Coffee

Scooters Coffee to Acquire Crane Coffee

Scooter’s Coffee has announced that it will acquire another Omaha area-based coffee company.

NDCS community corrections inmate in custody

NDCS community corrections inmate in custody

A community corrections inmate who escaped nine months ago has been arrested.

Syracuse Retains 2 A.M. Closing Time, Mayor Ortiz Seeks City Administrator

Syracuse Retains 2 A.M. Closing Time, Mayor Ortiz Seeks City Administrator

Mayor says administrator would help with fiber optics

Biden Calls For Impeachment and Climate Change Talk

Biden Calls For Impeachment and Climate Change Talk

As the 2020 presidential race ramps up, democratic candidates are looking to pull ahead with relevant topics like climate change and President Trump's impeachment inquiry.

Teens arrested for stealing five guns from Lincoln home

Teens arrested for stealing five guns from Lincoln home

Three teens have been arrested for stealing five guns from a home in Lincoln.

Preemptive Action by City of Beatrice, in Advance of Emerald Ash Borer

Preemptive Action by City of Beatrice, in Advance of Emerald Ash Borer

With treatment expensive, City of Beatrice focusing on removal of ash trees

Housing Surveys to Go Out, as Some Question Business Health of Area

Housing Surveys to Go Out, as Some Question Business Health of Area

Economic issues discussed before county board....housing study surveys to be distributed

GI Police release images of jewelry heist suspects

GI Police release images of jewelry heist suspects

On Thursday morning Grand Island police released photos of several suspects wanted in connection with the theft of necklaces worth thousand of dollars.

Company exec sentenced for not paying withholding taxes

Company exec sentenced for not paying withholding taxes

A former financial controller of an Omaha business has been given a year and a day in prison for not paying federal withholding taxes.

Chadron Declares Snow Emergency, CSC Campus Closed

Chadron Declares Snow Emergency, CSC Campus Closed

The City of Chadron declared a snow emergency Thursday morning in response to the overnight snowfall.

First snowfall seen in Western Nebraska

First snowfall seen in Western Nebraska

The first snow of the season has made its way into Nebraska.

Veterans get grand homecoming after final Hall County Hero Flight

Veterans get grand homecoming after final Hall County Hero Flight

Hundreds of Nebraskans greeted 90 veterans Wednesday night in Grand Island as they returned from an all expenses paid trip to the nation’s capital.

Officials keeping an eye on crops, cattle as winter storm hits Nebraska Panhandle

Officials keeping an eye on crops, cattle as winter storm hits Nebraska Panhandle

A winter storm system has dropped nearly a half foot of snow in northwest Nebraska, making roads and highways treacherous.

Tips for keeping Car Costs to a minimum

Tips for keeping Car Costs to a minimum

For most of us across Nebraska, having a car is a necessity.

GOP’s Welch: There’s ‘Middle Ground’ on Sasse-Trump China Clash

GOP’s Welch: There’s ‘Middle Ground’ on Sasse-Trump China Clash

As a new Fox News poll finds record support for President Trump’s impeachment and removal from office, the head of the Nebraska Republican Party is standing firm with Mr. Trump.