Furnas County sex trafficking victim said she was sold to several men for $50

The girl said she had sex with other men because “Billy” told her to and she feared him. On some occasions, she said, William Quinn would stay and video the sexual encounter. Go to Source Author: Ashley Bebensee Kearney Hub Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

I-80 crash near Ashland is a fatality; westbound lanes still closed

Traffic cameras showed cars and trucks backed up for several miles. Go to Source Author: Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Man died after firing shot at officers before turning gun on himself, Omaha police say

When officers arrived at an apartment to investigate a domestic disturbance, they found a man in a tactical vest who was armed with a rifle. Go to Source Author: Kevin Cole Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nebraska ethanol plants could soon store carbon dioxide underground

Since Legislative Bill 650 was passed last month, multiple companies have announced plans to contract with Nebraska ethanol producers to capture their carbon dioxide before it enters the atmosphere. Go to Source Author: Dan Crisler Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

COVID, timing force College World Series to scale back fan events

In a typical year, the College World Series would boast opening ceremonies, fireworks, autograph sessions and open practices. But this is not a typical year. Go to Source Author: Kylee Haueter Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Watch now: Union College announces $13M plan to build new arena, campus recreation center

The new facility will also be tied into the existing Larson Lifestyle Center, which is home to a 25-meter pool and the college’s nursing program. A new roof and handicap-accessible entrance are included in the project. Go to Source Author: CHRIS DUNKER Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nebraska DMV unveils new driver’s license in first redesign since 2009

Nebraska’s new driver’s license and state ID card boasts new designs — which represent western, central and eastern parts of the state — and enhanced security features. Go to Source Author: Sara Gentzler Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nebraska DMV unveils new driver’s license in first redesign since 2009

Nebraska’s new driver’s license and state ID card boasts new designs — which represent western, central and eastern parts of the state — and enhanced security features. Go to Source Author: Sara Gentzler Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Suspects arrested in shooting deaths of 2 teenagers in Omaha

Officers arrested 16-year-old and 17-year-old boys in the Kansas City, Missouri, area, Omaha police said. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Suspects arrested in shooting deaths of 2 teenagers in Omaha

Officers arrested 16-year-old and 17-year-old boys in the Kansas City, Missouri, area, Omaha police said. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Grand Island woman arrested for unleashing fury on estranged husband

A woman allegedly went on a rampage against her soon-to-be ex-husband, damaging his TV, wrecking his pickup and taking his dog. Go to Source Author: Grand Island Independent Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Chair of Nebraska tax committee backs Pillen for governor

Pillen’s campaign released an online video Wednesday with state Sen. Lou Ann Linehan of Omaha. In the video, Linehan says Pillen will “fight to finally find a real solution to our property tax problem in Nebraska.” Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Fremont 9-year-old sells dozens of paintings at pop-up stand

Delilah Poole has just upped the ante on the typical lemonade stand. And she made over $100. Go to Source Author: NOAH JOHNSON Fremont Tribune Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Nebraskans hurt when boat explodes at Lake of the Ozarks

The boat was docked when a mechanical failure caused a fuel-related fire, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

South Sioux City Council OKs settlement over biogas plant

The South Sioux City Council has approved payment of $500,000 to settle its part in 16 lawsuits filed by homeowners who accused Big Ox Energy of sending rancid fumes through the city sewer system and ruining their homes. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Kissing bugs, now found in Nebraska, pose some risks, state officials say

The discovery of a species of kissing bug in Nebraska has prompted state and University of Nebraska officials to alert the public to the risks posed by the bugs. Go to Source Author: From staff reports Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Software error’ at HHS results in disclosure of personal information to ‘small batch’ of people

The release of personal information including phone numbers and partial Social Security numbers was discovered by the Department of Health and Human Services on April 9 and disclosed in a June 7 letter to those who were affected. Go to Source Author: CHRIS DUNKER Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution…

State patrol identifies woman killed in western Nebraska crash

Erin Vigil, 45, of Scottsbluff, was behind the wheel of a large sport utility vehicle that crashed Friday morning, the patrol said. Go to Source Author: Associated Press Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Long-delayed Nebraska expressway program moving forward, but not fast enough for some

Nebraska’s expressway program was projected to be completed in 15 years, but about 178 miles remain undone. Some northeast Nebraska communities say they shouldn’t have to wait much longer. Go to Source Author: Paul Hammel Omaha World-Herald Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Real estate update: 10 charts that show where home sales are headed in Lincoln

How have home sales changed over time? Which ZIP codes are the hotspots for buyers and sellers? Find out with these charts and maps, updated weekly. Go to Source Author: Lee Digital Content Center, Reconnecting Labs Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Incredible visionary and thinker’ – Leader of Lincoln Community Foundation will retire this year

In addition to Give to Lincoln Day, Barb Bartle’s notable accomplishments include establishing initiatives to address early childhood education with Lincoln Littles Giving Day, affordable housing in Lincoln and multiple other community-building efforts. Go to Source Author: HANA MUSLIC Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Being Black in Lincoln: Albert Maxey recalls his days walking the beat

Even as a Husker athlete and police officer, Albert Maxey knew being Black in Lincoln required careful navigation to make it to the end safely — all because of the color of his skin. Go to Source Author: NICK McCONNELL Lincoln Journal Star Top Featured Tags: – Nebraska NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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