State News

  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.

  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.

  • NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast.

  • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Naysayers have been calling shares of Warren Buffett's company overpriced for decades.

  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Iekhan Safar moved from Iraq to Lincoln for the same reason that hundreds of Yazidis, a Kurdish religious minority, came to Nebraska's capital city: to live near family, far from the dangers they've long faced as a persecuted group.

Central Nebraska

  Nebraska is launching a criminal investigation into a prison sentencing scandal even though the Governor and attorney general says they don't believe any crimes have b...
Nearly $10-million in capital projects, increased funding from a public safety study and increased wages due to Grand Island’s metropolitan status…it’s all included in the pro...
Work is starting to heat up on a major street improvement in Grand Island. Project Manager Scott Griepenstroh said the Broadwell project has seen its share of unforeseen ...
 City Administrator Mary Lou Brown announced the city of Grand Island 2014-2015 proposed budget has been released to the Grand Island City Council and to the public. Bro...

National News

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Revel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.

  • DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.

  • WALDO, Fla. (AP) — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.

Central NE Sports

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The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Individual Awards. Most Valuable Player: Willie Copeland (QB, Colorado Ice)Colorado Ice QB W...
The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the 2014 All-IFL First and Second Teams. The three-time defending United Bowl Champion Sioux Falls Storm have an IFL-bes...
If you are trying to end Sioux Falls' 17-game winning streak, it takes perfect execution of a perfect game plan. For the Nebraska Danger on Saturday night, the execution was l...

Ag News

  • DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers won't be able to access fields, a U.N. food agency warned Tuesday.

  • JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and several Arab countries should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip while disarming Hamas militants who rule the territory, Israel's finance minister said Sunday.

  • VERONA, Wis. (AP) — There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad news.

Business News

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics.

  • BEIJING (AP) — Foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve, a U.S. business group said Tuesday.

  • GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to tamp down the antitrust concerns of its takeover target.

  • TOKYO (AP) — World stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings later this week in Europe and Japan as well as U.S. employment figures. The U.S. dollar extended its rally against the euro and the yen on expectations the Fed will be the first major central bank to raise interest rates.

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