A man who murdered and dismembered a young woman he met on Tinder and then slashed his own neck in court during his trial was sentenced to death this week.
New coronavirus cases across the United States have tumbled to rates not seen in more than 11 months, sparking optimism that vaccination campaigns are stemming both severe COVID-19 cases and the spread of the virus.
5-year-old Emily and 3-year-old Theodore had been staying with their father in Nebraska for a court-ordered visitation with him. But when their mom couldn't get a hold of her children, she repeatedly called police before a family friend found both kids dead in the home. Their father disappeared but was later arrested in California.
A fight over the name of Josh drew a crowd from around the country to a Nebraska park Saturday for a heated pool noodle brawl.
In Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday, hundreds of men named Josh fought a heated battle with pool noodles. The dispute between the Joshes started a year ago when Josh Swain, 22, messaged other Josh Swains and challenged them to a duel.
The 21-year-old suspect, who was detained after allegedly stealing a package of T-shirts from JCPenney, is in custody and will be charged with attempted murder, police said.
Health officials are warning consumers in Illinois that they may have bought beef tainted with E. coli bacteria that was produced at a Nebraska plant last month.
The Illini beat the Nebraska Cornhuskers 41-23 on Saturday for their second straight win. This is the first time the Illini have won in Lincoln since 1924... almost a hundred years.
Residents of Utah and Nebraska stripped their constitutions of provisions that allowed slavery as a punishment for criminal convictions. Mississippi voters approved a state flag without the X-shaped design of the Confederate battle flag. Rhode Island dumped 'Plantations' from its name. And Alabama voters removed racist traces of segregation from its constitution.
A Nebraska woman has been reunited with a long-lost handbag that was stolen three years ago, after two fourth-graders found it while playing and pledged to find the rightful owner.
Jacob Gardner shot and killed James Scurlock during a protest against police brutality. Gardner claimed the shooting was in self-defense, and after he was indicted, he died by suicide.
The new rules will still limit the size of indoor gatherings in Nebraska, but will drop all other state-imposed mandates in favor of voluntary guidelines.
Ander Christensen, who shot to viral fame earlier this week after pleading with his local city council to denounce the term “boneless wings,” has already earned praise from like-minded Americans for his valiant efforts.
A Nebraska man passionately advocated for “boneless chicken wings” to be given a new name during a Lincoln City Council meeting.
Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady announced Tuesday three states have been added to the city's travel order.
Marvin and Lucille Stone got married in Sterling in 1960, and have lived happily ever after ever since.
Chicago officials removed Wisconsin and Nebraska on Tuesday, Aug. 18 from the city's list of states where people who are traveling to Chicago must quarantine for two weeks
When Bev Boro saw Doris Crippen’s name on a patient care board, she immediately recognized the name.
Ali Siverhus posted a photo of a signed receipt she received from a customer she waited on who gave her a 5-cent tip and a note that read “get rid of masks, tips will be bigger.”
Chicago added Missouri, Wisconsin, Nebraska and North Dakota to the list of states where people who are traveling to the city must quarantine for two weeks as Illinois learned that its own residents must do the same when they travel to New York, New Jersey or Connecticut.