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2014 Girls Golf Championship results after day one

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CLASS A TEAM STANDINGS: Elkhorn South 365, Papillion-La Vista 378, Millard North 380, Lincoln Southwest 385, Omaha Marian 388, Norfolk 392, Lincoln Pius X 402, Lincoln Southeast 406, Omaha Westside 408, Kearney 410, Fremont 417, Bellevue West 419. CLASS A INDIVIDUAL LEADERS 1. Nia Station, Omaha Burke, 82 T2. Makenzie Fuss, Omaha Marian, 87 T2. […] Read More »

Body pulled from pond in Grand Island, charges filed

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The body of a 44-year-old Grand Island man has been pulled out of a detention pond in the city and the owner of the vehicle had been charged in his death. The Grand Island Police Department reports John Zebert died after the SUV he was in drove into the pond extremely late Sunday evening and […] Read More »

Colorado man killed in head-on collision on I-80

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A Colorado man has been killed in a head-on collision in Lincoln County. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 49-year-old Casey Shannon died Saturday night after his car crossed the median on Interstate 80 near Sutherland and crashed into a semi tractor-t... Read More »

Teen-ager killed in eastern Nebraska wreck

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A teen-age boy has been killed in a single-car crash in eastern Nebraska. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says the crash which killed a 15-year-old boy is under investigation. The office says it has yet to determine what caused the fatal crash near Blair. The boy’s name has not been released. Read More »

UNMC specialist: All hospitals should prepare for Ebola

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One health care worker in Dallas that treated a patient with Ebola contracted the deadly illness and is receiving care. Dr. Mark Rupp, an Infectious Disease Specialist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and says every hospital in the country needs to be prepared as this likely won’t be the last outbreak that we will […] Read More »

Nebraska Wesleyan football player struck and killed on I-80

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An investigation is underway into the death of a Nebraska Wesleyan University football player, run over and killed early Sunday morning while walking along Interstate 80 near Lincoln. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says a number of drivers had reported a pedestrian stumbling in the inside eastbound lane of the interstate. “We had received a […] Read More »

Omaha hospitals, physicians under new name

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Interconnected health care organizations in Omaha will now share the same name. The Nebraska Medical Center, Bellevue Medical Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center Physicians will now be known as “Nebraska Medicine”. UNMC Chancellor Dr. Jeffery Gold says,“This is an opportunity for us to tell ourselves within the organization and more importantly the local, […] Read More »

Dead mountain lion near Ericson likely killed by car

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It appears a female mountain lion has been run over and killed near Ericson. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports the body of the female lion was discovered along a road. It appears to have been struck and killed by a vehicle. An investigation is underway, including forensic analysis. Game and Parks says that […] Read More »

State Patrol hands Corrections investigation over to prosecutors (AUDIO)

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A criminal investigation into the prison sentencing miscalculation scandal has been handed over to prosecutors. Gov. Dave Heineman ordered the Nebraska State Patrol to investigate whether anyone at the Department of Correctional Services broke the law when the department miscalculated prison sentences and released hundreds of inmates prematurely. “The state patrol has given the report […] Read More »

Husker volleyball falls to another unranked opponent

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The No. 8 Nebraska volleyball team fell 3-0 at Michigan on Sunday, 19-25, 30-32, 21-25. The Huskers dropped to 10-5 overall and 4-2 in the Big Ten, while Michigan improved to 8-8 with a 3-3 Big Ten record. Alicia Ostrander had a team-high 12 kills. Mary Pollmiller had 35 assists, and Annika Albrecht had a […] Read More »

Former Huskers help Team USA win first gold at FIVB world championships

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Team USA – with former Huskers Kayla Banwarth, Jordan Larson-Burbach and Kelsey Robinson – made history on Sunday, beating China 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24) and winning the first world championship gold medal for the U.S. Women’s program at the FIVB World Championship at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. The U.S. Women had never before […] Read More »

High school softball state tournament

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STATE HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT From Hastings Class A Wednesday’s games Game 1–Millard South (27-2) vs. Millard North (16-11), 11:30 a.m. Game 2–Millard West (24-5) vs. Papillion-La Vista South (23-7), 11:30 a.m. Game 3–Omaha Marian (23-4) vs. Lincoln North Star (24-10), 11:30 a.m. Game 4–Papillion-La Vista (30-4) vs. Lincoln Southwest (24-10), 11:30 a.m. Game 5–Loser 1 […] Read More »

Water levels rising higher on the Missouri River to prep for ’15

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The Missouri River will be rising at least three more feet over the coming weeks as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for next year with above-normal releases from Gavins Point Dam. Jody Farhat, chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division in Omaha, says the increased releases now will help lower the […] Read More »

Creighton volleyball can’t hold lead, falls on the road at Seton Hall

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Seton Hall won the final two sets to overtake Creighton Volleyball in a five-set match and move into sole possession of first place in the BIG EAST on Friday evening in South Orange, N.J. Scores in favor of the host Pirates were 25-17, 21-25, 20-25, 25-15, 15-9. Seton Hall won its 10th straight match and […] Read More »

Husker volleyball goes on the road and knocks off Michigan State

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The No. 8 Nebraska volleyball team battled in a difficult environment to a 3-1 (25-20, 25-18, 22-25, 25-23) win over Michigan State at Jenison Field House on Friday night. The Huskers improved to 10-4 on the season and 4-1 in the Big Ten with their third road win this season in as many tries. Michigan […] Read More »