Police in Nebraska say a passenger’s cellphone automatically alerted responders after a car hit a tree in a crash that killed all six of its young occupants.
The organism is typically found in warmer freshwater sources, though officials warn it’s being identified farther north “as previously cooler regions become warmer and drier.”
Lincoln Fire and Rescue officials responded after two cars slammed into the crowd near the Americruise event.
Watch this 7-year-old girl wow the crowd as she loses a shoe at the start of a race, then comes back for an incredible first-place finish.
Jim Pillen, a hog farm owner and veterinarian, defeated eight challengers, including Charles Herbster, a businessman who faced groping allegations late in the campaign.
The sway of Donald Trump and his endorsement is in the spotlight again this week during primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia.
The school’s cafeteria camera caught the moments a freshman started choking — and the coach that rushed over to save his life.
High school senior Noble Rasmussen intends to serve his country well — and all five U.S. military academies seem to agree.
Wildfires sweeping through Nebraska killed a retired fire chief and injured at least 15 firefighters this weekend.
Investigators believe Zachary Paulison was drunk when he crashed into an SUV while driving more than 100 mph.
Prosecutors say a Nebraska man accused in the deaths of his two young children is now being charged with murder after an autopsy showed the children were smothered.
An 80-year-old Nebraska woman claimed she suffered decades of abuse before murdering her husband, court documents said.
Dozens of people who camped overnight at a zoo in Nebraska might have possibly been exposed to wild bats as they slept.
5-year-old Emily and 3-year-old Theodore had been staying with their father in Nebraska for a court-ordered visitation with him. But when their mom couldn't get a hold of her children, she repeatedly called police before a family friend found both kids dead in the home. Their father disappeared but was later arrested in California.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts ramped up his crusade for the meat industry on Wednesday by endorsing a new “beef passport” program to promote meat eating, a few weeks after he blasted Colorado's governor for a resolution encouraging its residents to eat less.
A fight over the name of Josh drew a crowd from around the country to a Nebraska park Saturday for a heated pool noodle brawl.
Matt and Melissa Graves created the Lane Thomas Foundation after their son was killed by an alligator in 2016.
The 21-year-old suspect, who was detained after allegedly stealing a package of T-shirts from JCPenney, is in custody and will be charged with attempted murder, police said.
The western U.S. continues to endure dry conditions, and now scientists are using the term “megadrought” to describe the problem — which has existed for decades — with no end in sight.
The new rules will still limit the size of indoor gatherings in Nebraska, but will drop all other state-imposed mandates in favor of voluntary guidelines.