Girl in Nebraska brings her grandpa to daddy-daughter dance: 'They had a great time'
The video of Austyn asking her grandfather to the dance is so sweet. "There's a Valentine's dance," she says softly, "but we need our dad to go."
Cheerleader competes alone at state champs after squad quits: ‘It felt amazing’
Katrina Kohel didn’t plan to compete alone but she was more amazed at how the crowd— and competitors— cheered during her routine.
Semi-truck crash on I-55
A semi-crash has been reported on the ramp from the Stevenson to the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Child dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming in Nebraska river
The organism is typically found in warmer freshwater sources, though officials warn it’s being identified farther north “as previously cooler regions become warmer and drier.”
Nebraska mother charged with helping daughter have abortion after police obtain Facebook DMs
Prosecutors charged the woman with helping her then 17-year-old daughter end her pregnancy and then burning and burying the fetus.
2 dead, 20 injured when cars slam into pedestrian crowd in Nebraska
Lincoln Fire and Rescue officials responded after two cars slammed into the crowd near the Americruise event.
Nebraska teen accepted to all five military academies; sets out to serve America
High school senior Noble Rasmussen intends to serve his country well — and all five U.S. military academies seem to agree.
Ex-fire chief killed in Nebraska wildfires, 15 firefighters hurt
Wildfires sweeping through Nebraska killed a retired fire chief and injured at least 15 firefighters this weekend.
Drunk man was driving over 100 mph in crash that killed 2 women, unborn child: police
Investigators believe Zachary Paulison was drunk when he crashed into an SUV while driving more than 100 mph.
Woman finds lost stuffed bunny and wants to locate its owner: 'Looks like it was pretty loved'
A woman in Nebraska found a stuffed bunny, and she’s made it her mission to reunite the plush with its rightful owner.
Chicago removes 5 states and territories from COVID-19 travel advisory
For the second straight week, Chicago has removed states and territories from its weekly COVID-19 travel advisory.
These 10 US cities will pay you to move there, report says
Cities across the country are looking to appeal to the thousands of workers that were pushed into remote positions by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and are offering incentives to those who choose to move and live in them, according to a report.
Nebraska father charged with murder in smothering deaths of children
Prosecutors say a Nebraska man accused in the deaths of his two young children is now being charged with murder after an autopsy showed the children were smothered.
12-state human trafficking sting frees 59 victims, including 2 minors; 102 suspects arrested
The states involved in operation United Front include Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.
Human trafficking operation in 12 states rescues dozens
Twelve states participated in “Operation United Front,” resulting in the rescue of dozens and the arrest of more than 100 suspects.
200 people possibly exposed to rabid bat after event at Nebraska zoo
Dozens of people who camped overnight at a zoo in Nebraska might have possibly been exposed to wild bats as they slept.
Nebraska man sentenced to death for strangling, dismembering Tinder date
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.
US sees lowest levels of new COVID-19 cases since last June
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.
2 Nebraska kids found dead in home, father arrested in California
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.
Hundreds brawl in Nebraska field over the name Josh
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.