Social Mobility In Rural America

_informq.push(); HARTINGTON - An important part of America’s identity is the notion that if you work hard, a better future awaits. 

According to a new nation-wide study from The Brid... Read More

2nd case of rare paralyzing illness confirmed in Douglas County, the 5th for Nebraska

A second case of a rare paralyzing illness this season has been confirmed in a Douglas County resident, health officials said Friday. The child confirmed with acute flaccid myelitis has been released from the hospital. The case is the fifth in the... Read More

Active Shooter Situation Turns Into Apparent Suicide

_informq.push(); Omaha, NE - Several frightening moments today at an Omaha school for troubled young women. What began as reports of an active shooter on the campus of Uta Halee Academy on the city's far north side, turned into an apparent s... Read More

Bacon says Trump declaration was wrong call; King supports decision, Fischer says she'll review it

WASHINGTON — At least one Nebraska Republican is unhappy with President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency to funnel more money to border security. “I don’t like it,” Rep. Don Bacon told The World-Herald. ... Read More

Tech Talk - Rachel D Fox

_informq.push(); Brittany Therese meets with Rachel D Fox, Local Entrepreneur & Consultant, to talk about what projects she's apart of!...... Read More

Brandon's coverage of the snow storm in Lincoln

_informq.push(); LINCOLN, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - Watch Brandon Aksamit's coverage of how this massive snow storm is affecting Lincoln....... Read More

Douglas County reports first pediatric flu death, the third in Nebraska this season

The Douglas County Health Department on Thursday reported its first pediatric flu death of the season. Officials did not release the age of the child and did not know if the child had been vaccinated. The child did not have underlying health issue... Read More

Owner of Iowa dog kennel gets 30 days in jail in animal neglect case

The owner of a hunting dog training company in Hancock, Iowa — where dozens of dogs were neglected, died or went missing — was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail, a work-release program and probation. Dustin Young, 35, pleaded guilty in No... Read More

Bacon seeks to expand concealed carry for off-duty, retired law enforcement

WASHINGTON — Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., is taking another shot at expanding concealed-carry capabilities for off-duty and retired law enforcement officers. “Our communities have entrusted these professionals to keep us safe, and their e... Read More

Gov. Pete Ricketts plans to hoist a drink in protest of higher beer taxes

LINCOLN — Craft brewers are planning a protest against higher beer taxes, and the state’s chief executive says he’ll drink to that. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Wednesday that he will join the craft brewers in a March 1 “raise gl... Read More

Bills target police in schools: One would set guidelines, the other would ban the practice

LINCOLN — Dozens of schools in Nebraska have school police programs, citing concerns about school safety. Critics say those programs can fuel a “school to prison” pipeline. One bill heard Thursday before the Judiciary Committee wou... Read More