Nebraska

News from the state of Nebraska

Western drought brings another woe: voracious grasshoppers

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A punishing drought in the U.S. West is drying up waterways, sparking wildfires and leaving farmers scrambling for water. Next up:...

Western drought brings another woe: voracious grasshoppers

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A punishing drought in the U.S. West is drying up waterways, sparking wildfires and leaving farmers scrambling for water. Next up:...

250 gators removed from Disney since boy died in 2016 attack

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Wildlife officials have removed 250 alligators from Disney properties in the five years since a 2-year-old boy was killed by an...

15 GOP governors urge release of Census redistricting data

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Fifteen Republican governors sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. Department of Commerce urging that the U.S. Census Bureau release redistricting data as soon...

Fight over Canadian oil rages on after pipeline’s demise

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BILLINGS, Mont. — The Keystone XL is dead after a 12-year attempt to build the oil pipeline, yet the fight over Canadian crude rages...

Prosecutor, attorney reprimanded for ‘banishment’ scheme

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OMAHA, Neb. — A prosecutor and a defense attorney in Nebraska have been reprimanded for a scheme reminiscent of the Wild West in which...

Texas push to close shelters for migrant kids alarms groups

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AUSTIN, Texas — A move by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to shutter more than 50 shelters housing about 4,000 migrant children could seriously disrupt...

Man charged in deaths of children returned to Nebraska

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BELLEVUE, Neb. — A Bellevue man charged in the deaths of his two young children found dead in his home earlier this month has...

Man accused of restaurant shooting charged in jail assault

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PAPILLION, Neb. — The man accused of killing two workers and wounding two others during a shooting at a Nebraska fast-food restaurant last fall...

USDA rejects request for faster pork slaughterhouse speeds

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DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declined a request by the pork industry to increase the speed at which pigs...