Amazon Launches Grocery Service for Prime Members

(AP) — Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its …Read More

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Omaha Daycare Owner Pleads No Contest in Baby’s Death

(AP) — An Omaha day care owner accused of failing to report child abuse has pleaded no contest. Jennifer Schmaderer, …Read More

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Residents of Wyoming Town Allowed to Return

(AP) — Residents of a small town in southwestern Wyoming are being allowed to return home nearly 22 hours after …Read More

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Ex-Nebraska Medical Student Loses Appeal

(AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has again dismissed an appeal by a former University of Nebraska Medical Center student …Read More

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Lyft ridesharing

Public Service Commission Gives Warning to Neb. Ridesharing Companies

(AP) — The Public Service Commission has sent warnings to two ridesharing companies that they need the commission’s permission to …Read More

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Iowan Who Made Bomb Threats in Nebraska Sentenced

(AP) — An Iowa man who mailed bomb threats to the FBI office in Omaha has been sentenced to time …Read More

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Omaha Man Gets Prison for Teen Sex Assaults

(AP) — A 41-year-old Omaha man who sexually assaulted a teenager has been given 30 to 35 years in prison. …Read More

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FDA Proposes Extending Its Oversight Tobacco

(AP) — The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco …Read More

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Guillermo Correa

Man Charged with Killing Roommates at Houston Nursing Home

(AP) — Authorities have filed a capital murder charge against a Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of …Read More

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Topeka Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Homicide

(AP) — A Kansas man already sentenced to more than 80 years in prison in Nebraska has admitted killing one …Read More

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Report Blames Pilot for Fatal Nebraska Plane Crash

(AP) — Federal investigators blame the pilot for the crash of a small plane nearly a year ago in northeast …Read More

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Rail Safety Effort Marred by Squabbling

(AP) — A series of fiery train crashes spurred a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars …Read More

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Margaret Faye Jones

Woman Gets Prison for Stealing from Lincoln Hotel

(AP) — A 60-year-old woman has been sentenced to several years in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from a …Read More

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Heineman Touts Nebraska Jobs for Veterans

(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for …Read More

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Willie Myrick

Boy Says He Sang Gospel Song, Abductor Freed Him

(AP) — A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being …Read More

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Police: 2 Beaten to Death in Houston Nursing Home

(AP) — A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with …Read More

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New Policy Guides Use of Pinnacle Bank Arena Suite

(AP) — A new policy developed by the mayor’s staff will guide use and rental of the city’s suite at …Read More

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John Munn

Neb. Banking Director to Retire in May

(AP) — Nebraska’s Director of Banking and Finance, John Munn, has announced his retirement, and Gov. Dave Heineman has named …Read More

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Hailey Owens

Rape Charges Added in Missouri Girl’s Death

(AP) — A southwest Missouri youth football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl is now facing rape …Read More

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Jeffrey Chapman

Man Seeks to Hide ‘Murder’ Tattoo Before Trial

(AP) — A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word “murder” …Read More

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Kent Burklund

Lincoln Man Faces Charges in Wife’s Death

(AP) — A Lincoln man has been accused of killing his wife. Forty-one-year-old Kent Burklund was arrested Monday and booked …Read More

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Driver Dies in Omaha Crash

(AP) — Authorities say the driver of a sport utility vehicle has died in a central Omaha crash. Omaha police …Read More

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Amanda Heiman

Nebraska Woman Sentenced in Fatal Crash Case

(AP)–A former waitress has been sentenced to two years of probation and possibly a month in jail for serving alcohol …Read More

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Reid Alden

Lincoln Police Say Man Caused Burns on Baby Girl

(AP) — Lincoln police have accused a man of causing extensive burns on his baby daughter. Police say 20-year-old Reid …Read More

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