Lawmakers Defend Gubernatorial Candidate Krist

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Twenty-one Nebraska lawmakers have signed a letter defending Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist against Republican allegations that he drank alcohol on the job. The letter was signed by current and former senators who served with Krist in the Legislature. The senators say they never saw Krist impaired by alcohol when he…read more »


Congressman Fortenberry Questions Google Over Kids’ Privacy on YouTube

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Two members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children’s privacy. Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Democrat, and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, a Nebraska Republican, sent a letter this week to Google CEO Sundar Pichai asking for more details about how the service collects data. Their…read more »


Colorado Meatpacker Recalls Ground Beef After E. Coli Death

Eds: APNewsNow. Edits headline, summary and story. Adds distribution points. AP photos planned. FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and…read more »


Man Accused of Murdering Sidney Loofe Given Court Date, Computer

The man accused of killing Lincoln resident Sidney Loofe and scattering her dismembered remains across Clay County last November gets a court date and a computer. Appearing in Saline County District Court yesterday, 52-year-old Aubrey Trail was assigned a June 17th, 2019 court date. The judge also granted Trail a laptop to look over evidence…read more »


Nebraska To Play Bethune-Cookman on October 27th

  Nebraska has finalized an agreement with FCS team Bethune-Cookman for a game on October 27th, a date which originally served as the Husker’s bye week. “We appreciate the patience of our fans through this process,” Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos said. “While there may be some conflicts on what was originally a bye week,…read more »


Man Arrested Following High Speed Chase

A high-speed chase that reached speeds of 110 miles per hour on I-80 heading into Lincoln was brought to a stop with the help of spike strips. As the vehicle continued driving on rims, state patrol troopers successfully performed a tactical vehicle intervention to bring the SUV to a stop. Troopers had to use a…read more »