Ricketts Vetoes Bill to Abolish Nebraska's Death Penalty

LINCOLN - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill to abolish the death penalty in the traditionally conservative state, sending it back to lawmakers who will attempt an override. Nebraska la... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man is facing child abuse charges after a four month-old child was found in critical condition. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says on Saturday, May 23rd at approximately 11:25 AM, Columbus Police and Fire units dispatched to a ... Read More

Aaron Watson's "Bluebonnets" serves as the background for this fitting tribute to fallen Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco.  Thanks to Dean Erickson for his work in putting together this beautiful memorial....... Read More

PENDER, Neb. (AP) — The hometown of the first casualty listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has been corrected, thanks to a Nebraska woman's research. Pat Schoenfelder looked forward to seeing a traveling replica of the memorial when it stopp... Read More

NORFOLK -- An entire shift of off-duty police officers from Norfolk's Police Division will be attending Tuesday's procession and funeral for slain Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco who was killed in the line-of-duty last week while trying to apprehe... Read More

LINCOLN (AP) -- Nebraska authorities say and inmate on death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, had died in custody. Spokeswoman Jessica Houseman for the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in southeast N... Read More

COLUMBUS - Veterans and civilians are gathering in Frankfort Square to remember those who have passed away and served our country. Members of the Hartman Post 84 Honor Guard presented the Colors during Monday's ceremony, performed the Salute to t... Read More

OAKDALE - Throughout his career as a Cornhusker, Tyler Legate had to work for every opportunity, and on Saturday night he brought that message to Oakdale for the Oakdale Alumni Banquet. Legate says he was very fortunate to play when he did, as for... Read More

STATE TRACK TEAM TOTALS BOYS CLASS A 1. Creighton Preparatory School 86.000 2. Omaha Burke 59.000 3. Omaha North 54.000 4. Kearney 46.000 5. Grand Island 41.000 5. Papillion-La Vista South 41.000 7. Papillion-La Vista 35.000 8. Millar... Read More

NORFOLK - The 2015 Laugh and Half Marathon will be changing it's scenery this year, as the races will not be held in the middle of Norfolk. New this year, the runners will instead compete on the Cowboy Trail on the south side of Norfolk, starting ... Read More

HUMPHREY - Memorial Weekend is here and one family is urging the community to be safe as they prepare for outdoor activities. Five year old Sami Prorok and her family went camping at Lake Babcock towards the end of April, and due to a tick bite, S... Read More