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Authorities say car driver died in collision with big rig

Authorities say car driver died in collision with big rig

Authorities say a car driver died after colliding with semitrailer south of North Platte.

Woman tells court about husband's threat after Omaha slaying

Woman tells court about husband's threat after Omaha slaying

A woman has testified that her husband warned her not to tell anyone about his role in a July 2018 Omaha robbery and slaying.

Skydiver who died in Michigan made low turn

Skydiver who died in Michigan made low turn

A Michigan company that offers skydiving says a man who died last weekend had no equipment problems but turned too close to the ground.

Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Omaha

Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Omaha

Officials say someone bought a Powerball ticket in Omaha worth $1 million.

7 Grand Island locations arranged for state fair shuttles

7 Grand Island locations arranged for state fair shuttles

Rain-softened grass parking lots have forced the Nebraska State Fair to expand shuttle service.

Recall drive targets mayor in southeast Nebraska's Geneva

Recall drive targets mayor in southeast Nebraska's Geneva

A recall petition drive is targeting the mayor of Geneva in southeast Nebraska.

Omaha man gets prison for starving 2 dogs, dumping carcasses

Omaha man gets prison for starving 2 dogs, dumping carcasses

An Omaha man accused of starving two pit bull dogs to death, then tossing their carcasses into a ravine has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Nebraska man sentenced in Iowa for sex trafficking

Nebraska man sentenced in Iowa for sex trafficking

An Omaha, Nebraska, man has been sentenced in federal court in Iowa to seven years in prison for sex trafficking.

Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas.

Watchdog warns of 'alarming' conditions in Nebraska prison

Watchdog warns of 'alarming' conditions in Nebraska prison

A Nebraska prisons watchdog has issued a warning about "alarming" conditions driven by staffing shortages and record overtime at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.

Omaha zoo euthanizes white rhino that arrived in 1999

Omaha zoo euthanizes white rhino that arrived in 1999

The Omaha zoo has euthanized one of its white rhinos.

Lincoln woman sweet-talked out of $162K in social media scam

Lincoln woman sweet-talked out of $162K in social media scam

Police say a 63-year-old Lincoln woman was sweet-talked out of $162,000 by someone she met on social media.

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Authorities release name of Lexington assault victim

Authorities have released the name of a man who was fatally attacked in Lexington.

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Heavy rainfall as storms rumble across Nebraska

Flood and storm warnings have been issued for much of Nebraska as storms rumble across the state.

Man gets up to life in prison for beating death of woman

Man gets up to life in prison for beating death of woman

A man convicted of killing his longtime girlfriend in an Omaha suburb has been sentenced to decades in prison.

County: Toddler pulled from backyard pool died at hospital

County: Toddler pulled from backyard pool died at hospital

Authorities say a 17-month-old boy pulled from a backyard pool has died at an Omaha hospital.