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Man Arrested in Lancaster County After 100 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Trunk

Lancaster County authorities say a 28-year-old man was taken into custody after nearly 100 pounds of high grade marijuana was found in his car, along with $1,100 in cash.  Read more...

Woman Killed in Madison County Crash

Authorities say a woman has been killed in a Madison County crash. Read more...

Trial Date Set for Former Hastings Police Detective in Fraudulent Fundraising Case

A January trial has been scheduled for a former Hastings police detective accused of running a fraudulent fundraising site to enrich himself. Read more...



Alcohol Prevention Non-Profit Scrutinized in Nebraska Audit

Nebraska's state auditor says an alcohol prevention group made a number of unpermitted and unreasonable purchases with grant funding in 2015 and 2016. Read more...

New Sentencing Software to Help Nebraska Corrections Avoid Errors

Nebraska's corrections department is launching new software that will calculate prisoner sentences automatically, reducing the risk of errors that could lead to an inmate getting released too early. Read more...

Omaha Man Found Guilty of Strangling Family Friend

A 28-year-old man has been found guilty of strangling an Omaha woman. Matthew Kidder was convicted yesterday afternoon of first-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon. Read more...

Lincoln Robber Who Escaped through Sewer System Sentenced

A bank robber who made his getaway through a Lincoln storm sewer has been given five to eight years in prison. Read more...

Nebraska State Department of Education Receives Advanced Placement Grant

Nebraska is getting a share of $28.4 million in U.S. Department of Education grants to help improve college and career readiness for historically under-served students. The Nebraska State Department of Education will receive $42,138 in grant money. Read more...