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States Urge Supreme Court to Consider Legal Marijuana Use

States Urge Supreme Court to Consider Legal Marijuana Use

The states that made use of recreational marijuana legal urged the U.S. Supreme Court to consider their rights and reject a lawsuit from other states trying to ban pot sales. Oklahoma and Nebraska have filed a suit directly with the Supreme Court that contends that Colorado’s marijuana legalization violates federal drug regulations. Colorado law enforcement officials, […]

Lincoln Car Crash Kills 1

Lincoln Car Crash Kills 1

Lincoln, Nebraska police are reporting an accident on Cornhusker Highway that has killed one person and left four others injured. The accident took place at the intersection of 70th Street and Cornhusker Highway, and three vehicles were involved. One person, who has not been identified, was killed in the crash. Four others were taken to […]

Omaha Police Involved in Shooting

Omaha Police Involved in Shooting

Omaha Police have confirmed that officers were involved in a shooting that sent a woman to the hospital. The shooting took place near the intersection of Walnut and 50th, and the scene is currently blocked off as authorities are investigating the scene. There has not been a lot of information released at this point. The […]

Ebola Patient Arrives in Omaha

Ebola Patient Arrives in Omaha

The third Ebola patient from among the health care workers in Africa has just landed at Eppley Airfield, and is being loaded into an ambulance on the way to Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for treatment. This is to take advantage of the bio-containment unit there which has already seen the successful treatment of two […]

Ebola Virus Infected Physician Arrives in U.S. Today From Sierra Leone

Ebola Virus Infected Physician Arrives in U.S. Today From Sierra Leone

Traveling from Sierra Leone in a tented isolation unit on board a Phoenix Air medical evacuation plane, physician Martin Salia, infected with the Ebola virus, will arrive in the U.S. today for treatment. Salia was the chief medical officer, working as a general surgeon at Freetown’s Kissy United Methodist Hospital, which was closed on Nov. […]

Crew Member Filming Television Show ‘Cops’ Shot Dead by Police

Crew Member Filming Television Show ‘Cops’ Shot Dead by Police

  In Nebraska, one of the crew members taping the television program Cops was accidentally shot and killed by police Tuesday night as police attempted to round up a burglary suspect at a fast food restaurant. Bryce Dion, age 38, worked as a sound engineer who was in charge of holding the microphone while filming […]

Cameraman Killed During Taping of Cops TV Show

Cameraman Killed During Taping of Cops TV Show

A cameraman has been shot and killed during a taping of the popular documentary series Cops, in which authorities chase down or apprehend potentially dangerous criminals and bring them to justice. The incident occurred late Tuesday night in Omaha, Nebraska. Reports state that Omaha authorities, along with the crew of Cops, responded to a call […]

Nebraska: Tornadoes Changing the Face of U.S.

Nebraska: Tornadoes Changing the Face of U.S.

Turmoil still engulfs the state of Nebraska, and hearts go out to all of the people being affected by the storms, but people may be wondering about how these tornadoes are changing the face of the United States. According to the NOAA’s NCDC, there are roughly 1,253  tornadoes in the U.S each year, most of […]

Bullying Guidelines Written by Bullies

Bullying Guidelines Written by Bullies

The advice for young people when they are bullied is well-established. Even Cartoon Network runs a PSA telling kids to make sure that they let an adult know when they are either bullied or see someone being bullied. Recently, in Lincoln, Nebraska, an elementary school sent students home with guidelines that looked like they were […]

Nebraska School Faces Heat on Facebook for Bullying Message

Nebraska School Faces Heat on Facebook for Bullying Message

Lincoln Public School’s Facebook page is currently getting a ton of attention from angry parents and family members after fifth-graders from Zeman Elementary School received flyers on how to handle bullies. Although the flyer was given to the students with good intentions, the Nebraska school is facing heat on Facebook and from the media about […]

Explosion In Omaha, Nebraska Kills Two

Explosion In Omaha, Nebraska Kills Two

An explosion in Omaha, Nebraska, occurred this morning. The explosion was the result of an animal feed plant gone awry. Reports confirm that two people are dead. The remaining workers have been accounted for, ten of which have been reported to be injured. As of right now, officials are unsure what ignited the blast. The […]

Omaha Plant Collapses, at Least 9 Injured

Omaha Plant Collapses, at Least 9 Injured

An Omaha, Nebraska animal feed processing plant, International Nutrition, has reportedly suffered a partial collapse this afternoon in the wake of an apparent explosion. At this time at least nine people are reported injured. Social media has been flooded with updates and photos of the collapsed plant including some showing extensive damage and smoke billowing […]

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