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Mike Flood announces candidacy for Nebraska Legislature
Mike Flood announces candidacy for Nebraska Legislature

The former Speaker of the Nebraska Unicameral announced his candidacy Friday, pledging to focus on rural depopulation.

State Patrol finds $400,000 in 'THC shatter,' a marijuana extract

State Patrol finds $400,000 in 'THC shatter,' a marijuana extract

The Nebraska State Patrol on Wednesday seized more than $400,000 worth of marijuana extract during a traffic stop on Interstate 80.

Sheriff: Public Stonewalling Deadly Crash Investigation

Sheriff: Public Stonewalling Deadly Crash Investigation

Investigators looking into that alcohol-involved-crash that left four Gretna teenagers dead are being stonewalled.

That according to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s office, which announced today that new reward money might open up some leads.

Key Lawmakers Headline Property Tax Town Hall

Key Lawmakers Headline Property Tax Town Hall

Two key state lawmakers will be on hand for a mid-summer town hall on the state’s ongoing search for property tax relief.

Stothert Budget: No Tax Hike, No Tax Cut

Stothert Budget: No Tax Hike, No Tax Cut

If Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert gets her way taxpayers will not see a tax increase next year.

They also won't see a tax cut.

Man imprisoned for setting fires but not letting wife flee

Man imprisoned for setting fires but not letting wife flee

A 27-year-old man has been given five to 10 years in prison for trying to set his North Platte home on fire but not letting his wife leave.

Slumlord Watchdogs Eyeing Omaha's City Budget

Slumlord Watchdogs Eyeing Omaha's City Budget

Omaha’s housing watchdogs are keeping a close eye on the next city budget.

Could Restaurant Tax Fix Omaha's Roads?

Could Restaurant Tax Fix Omaha's Roads?

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert continues to push a multi-million dollar, property tax increasing, bond issue to fix the city’s broken streets.

But another option, one that doesn’t raise property taxes, has not been discussed.

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's court appointed attorneys, Ben and Joe Murray from Hebron, say they're not confident in getting a new trial, but recognize everyone's right to as fair of a trial as possible.

Sheriff: Who Gave Teens Alcohol?

Sheriff: Who Gave Teens Alcohol?

Authorities in Sarpy County want to know how several teens involved in a deadly crash got their hands on alcohol.

Free Speech or Crime? Graffiti Tags City Hall

Free Speech or Crime? Graffiti Tags City Hall

Freedom of speech or a crime? That question front and center at Omaha City Hall today as graffiti marked the sidewalk up and down the City-County Civic Center.

Controversial Chase Ending Technique Coming Back

Controversial Chase Ending Technique Coming Back

News Channel Nebraska has learned that a controversial chase-ending technique used by the Nebraska State Patrol, is back to its old-self.

Nebraska schools could see new debate over Indian mascots

Nebraska schools could see new debate over Indian mascots

Nebraska schools with Native American mascots could see a new debate over their team names and logos.

Political Pay Raises a Tough Sell

Political Pay Raises a Tough Sell

For the second time in eight months the Bellevue City Council is looking to raise its own pay. The council voted no last November, but at least one councilman says it's time to try again, despite criticism from the public that is already pouring in. News

Nebraska Panhandle Average Wage Report; May 2019

Nebraska Panhandle Average Wage Report; May 2019

A report released by the State of Nebraska shows hourly earnings in Nebraska area are behind the national average.

Driver Identified in Deadly Blair Crash

Driver Identified in Deadly Blair Crash

The teen driver in that deadly car-full-of-kids crash near Blair has been identified.

Trail waives jury hearing Thursday, death penalty decision goes to three-judge panel

Trail waives jury hearing Thursday, death penalty decision goes to three-judge panel

Trail uses his right to waive an aggravated circumstances hearing Thursday. A three-judge panel will now decide if he's sentenced to death.