A community whose residents have been flooded out of their homes since mid-March finally has some good news. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $7.5 million contract to repair the levee breach along the Missouri River that al'... Read More

David Williams Jr., a professional bowler from Omaha, was fatally injured in a single-vehicle crash in southeast Iowa on Thursday, authorities said. The 53-year-old — who received a double-lung transplant a year ago — was on his way '... Read More

Evacuation orders have been partially lifted for the west side of Pacific Junction, Iowa, and for some unincorporated areas of Mills County, Iowa. Residents have been allowed to re-enter the western portion of Pacific Junction from Depot'... Read More

For almost 29 years, a little old white church in Brownville, Nebraska, has brought cabaret, opera, jazz and other classic music styles to rural Nebraskans. The mission of the Brownville Concert Series, which started in 1990, is “to bring profe'... Read More

UPDATE: Spiral Communication crews may have brought a sigh of relief for "Game of Thrones" fans. Officials said Sunday afternoon they were able to get a redundancy link up and working. However, they are still working on the main fiber cut that hap'... Read More

A Council Bluffs man was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for his role in a drug and money laundering scheme. Carlos Manriquez-Aviles, 29, had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to dist'... Read More

It was a sibling rivalry that almost had a biblical ending. Call it Cain and Mabel. Believing that his older sister set him up to be robbed of his guns, marijuana dealer Jeremy Anderson went over to her house near 25th and Emmet Streets in Omah'... Read More

LINCOLN — The attorney for accused murderer Aubrey Trail wants to discover whether Gov. Pete Ricketts, a staunch supporter of capital punishment, had any influence on the decision to seek the death penalty for Trail and his girlfriend. Attorne'... Read More

Coby Mach, a longtime Lincoln talk radio host and president of the Lincoln Independent Business Association, was found dead on Friday, according to the Lincoln Police Department. Officers reportedly found Mach, 53, in a parked vehicle in'... Read More

An Omaha Public Schools middle school administrator is accused of digitally penetrating a girl when she was 12 years old. Todd Compton, 47, is charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child and third-degree sexual assault of a child. He faces'... Read More

The Democrats are weighing in on whether Bob Kerrey should speak at Creighton University's commencement ceremony. The Nebraska Republicans asked Creighton University on Thursday to rescind its invitation to Kerrey to speak at the university’s co'... Read More

About 60 Abraham Lincoln High School students left the classroom Thursday morning in a walkout in which groups showed opposition — and support — for a transgender student who identifies as female and wishes to use the women’s bathroom at sc'... Read More

The vice president suggested to Iowa flood victims Friday that they should pressure the Senate Democrats running for president to support the disaster relief package that’s stalled in Congress. Vice President Mike Pence was in the ar'... Read More

The Nebraska Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that found an airman’s sentence for attempted child sex assault too lenient. The decision came in the case of 42-year-old Jason Gibson, who was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base i'... Read More