Nebraska

Officials identify an Iowa man killed in a 3-vehicle crash outside an Omaha suburb

PAPILLION, Neb. — Authorities say an Iowa man died after his car collided with two other vehicles at an intersection near an Omaha suburb.<p>The crash …

Iowa

Nebraska Executes Inmate With Drug Cocktail Including Fentanyl

Carey Dean Moore was convicted of murdering two cab drivers in 1979<p>Nebraska put to death its first inmate in more than two decades, executing a convicted murderer with a four-drug cocktail that contained the synthetic opioid fentanyl.<p>Carey Dean Moore, 60 years old, was executed by lethal injection …

Fentanyl

Nebraska executes first death row inmate since 1997 using a never-before-tried combination of drugs including fentanyl

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska executes first death row inmate since 1997 using a never-before-tried combination of drugs including fentanyl.<p>SHOW …

Death Row

Third Nebraska Family Installs Solar in the Path of Keystone XL Pipeline in “Solar XL” Project

<b>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:</b> Aug. 13, 2018<p><b>Contact:</b><br>Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org<br>Dani Heffernan, 350.org, 305-992-1544,</i> …

South Dakota

Nebraska recruiting pulling out all the stops with billboard aimed at in-state recruits

The people at the helm of the Nebraska recruiting efforts are doing everything they can to get instate prospects at Omaha Burke to be Huskers.<p>Never …

College Sports

Nebraska court: County, not city, owes inmate medical bill

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court’s ruling that sided with Chase County over the city of Imperial in a …

Christmas Eve

Dayton Flyers officially add transfer from Nebraska

It’s official: Jordy Tshimanga has joined the Dayton basketball program.<p>The school announced Tuesday morning his transfer from Nebraska is …

Dayton Flyers

Debate lines are drawn in emotional public hearing on proposed $120 million justice center

The Douglas County Board engaged the public Tuesday in a marathon public hearing about a proposed $120 million courthouse expansion and youth …

Real Estate

Warren Buffett is ending his meetings with college students

Billionaire Warren Buffett is ending his long-standing practice of meeting with business students to answer their questions about investing and …

Investing

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Podcasting

Evan Bland, Chris Heady recap Nebraska's August 14 practice

Omaha World-Herald Reporters Evan Bland and Chris Heady spoke to defensive players and coaches on Tuesday, August 14 and offer fans their takeaways.

Omaha

NDCS carries out execution of Carey Dean Moore | NDCS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (18-20)<p>CONTACT Laura Strimple, Communications Director<p>OFFICE 402-479-5712 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov<p>August 14, 2018 (Lincoln …

Death Penalty

Local notes: Bogeys costly for Iowa junior Alex Schaake; Four Nebraska NAIA volleyball teams ranked

CARMEL, Calif. — Bogeys on his final two holes cost Iowa junior Alex Schaake from Omaha the opportunity to be the first Nebraskan since 2005 to …

College Sports

Nebraska football’s Scott Frost on toxic programs: ‘We don’t want to do that here’

New Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost had to answer questions about the toxic programs around college football and he said he’s steering clear …

Scott Frost

Huskers picked 8th, Hawkeyes 10th in Big Ten preseason soccer poll

(Rosemont) -- Nebraska and Iowa were picked 8th and 10th, respectively, in the Big Ten preseason women's soccer coaches poll.<p>Penn State, who has won …

College Sports

Practice report: Omaha Westside has a big-time playmaker in sophomore Avante Dickerson

World-Herald prep recruiting specialist Mike Sautter attended Omaha Westside football practice on Monday. Here are his observations. ​<p>* * *<p>Omaha …

College Football

In his first fall camp at Nebraska, aspiring dentist Tre Neal already knows the drill

LINCOLN — Tre Neal is studying to become a dentist. Anesthesiology used to be his target profession until he learned the hours are more predictable …

College Sports

Listen to Omaha native Conor Oberst's new song, 'LAX,' from the 'Juliet, Naked' soundtrack

Conor Oberst has penned a new song.<p>"LAX" was written for the movie "Juliet, Naked," in which Ethan Hawke portrays a musician.<p>Based on a novel by Nick …

New Singles

Power outage affects 9,500 OPPD customers in southwest Omaha

About 9,500 OPPD customers in southwest Omaha were without power Tuesday morning after an equipment failure at a substation.<p>OPPD said crews were …

Customers

Dumplings and cocktails are paired with movie 'Crazy Rich Asians' at Alamo Drafthouse

The food scenes in the movie "Crazy Rich Asians" are a big part of the movie, and Alamo Drafthouse is elevating the experience with a special menu …

Yoyo

Fentanyl Used to Execute Nebraska Inmate, in a First for U.S.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Prison officials in Nebraska used the powerful opioid fentanyl to help execute a convicted murderer on Tuesday, the first such use of the drug in the United States and the first execution in the state since voters overturned a death penalty ban in 2016.<p>The use of fentanyl, an opioid …

Death Penalty

Nebraska set to become first US state to use fentanyl in execution

The first execution in the US using the opioid drug fentanyl is expected to take place on Tuesday after a federal appeals court rejected a German pharmaceutical company’s move to block the killing.<p>The court gave the go ahead on Monday for Nebraska to put to death Carey Dean Moore on the grounds it …

World News

Reigning NCAA champ Nebraska selected as preseason Big Ten favorite

ROSEMONT, Ill. – Defending NCAA and co-Big Ten champion Nebraska was chosen as the conference favorite for the 2018 volleyball season as voted on by …

College Sports

Nebraska Football has yet to make noise in Big Ten West

When Nebraska football and the rest of the university made the move to the Big Ten, it’s safe to say that fans thought the Cornhuskers would own the …

College Sports

This Nebraska Press series explores the intricacies of a wide open space: BTN LiveBIG

America is defined geographically by many features: two iconic mountain ranges, majestic coastlines, the truly Great Lakes, biomes that range from …

Rocky Mountains

24 pounds of heroin seized in downtown Omaha

(Omaha) -- Nebraska authorities discovered 24 pounds of heroin when they encountered a suspicious man in downtown Omaha Monday morning.<p>According to …

Crime

Warren Buffett, soon to be 88, says he'll no longer host college students in Omaha

Investing

Boston Omaha reports Q2 results

Boston Omaha (NASDAQ:BOMN): Q2 EPS of -$0.08<p>Revenue of $2.99M (+50.3% Y/Y)<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Outfront Media, Inc. 2018 Q2 - Results - Earnings</b> …

Business

Murder trial in 2017 Nebraska prison riot ends in mistrial

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) - A mistrial has been declared in the case against an inmate who had pleaded not guilty to murder in connection with a 2017 …

Homemade

Drug company loses appeal to stop Nebraska execution

A drug company lost an appeal Monday to halt Nebraska's execution of Carey Dean Moore on the grounds the state illegally obtained its lethal …

Cannabis