Lawmaker's 'Get Out of Jail' Card Expiring

Omaha, NE—A state lawmaker's unusual "get out of jail card" is about to expire and his drunk driving arrest likely to kick-in soon. Omaha State Senator Mike McDonnell was busted earlier this year... Read More

60 Minutes: Russian Hackers Targeted Nebraska Voter Rolls

Omaha, NE.—Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election Russian hackers targeted Nebraska voter rolls but came up empty, according to a federal report uncovered by 60 Minutes. The previously undisclosed Department of Homeland Security intern... Read More

Schuyler Library Hosting Dancing Like the Stars

SCHUYLER - If you've been looking to put a groove in your step, then April 14th might be your time to shine. The Schuyler Public Library Foundation and Board of Trustees are hosting their 4th Annual Dancing Like the Stars event in the Oak Ballroom... Read More

Chasing Fortenberry: Big Issues, Little Money

Omaha, NE.—The most recent campaign cash numbers speak for themselves. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry nearly $2 million. The incumbent 1st District Republican's two Democratic rivals have a whole lot less. Democrat Den... Read More

Still Sen. Fischer's Race to Lose

Omaha, NE.—It's not the end of the world—the 2018 Senate fight is still Republican Deb Fischer's  race to lose—but it is worth noting. The Cook Political Report has given Fischer's Democratic opponent, Jane Raybould, a glimmer of hope. C... Read More

Funeral Held Wednesday for Mark Connealy

SCHUYLER - A funeral was held Wednesday morning, for Mark Connealy, who passed away in an accident over the weekend. A mass for Connealy was held at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, and he will be laid to rest in the Schuyler ce... Read More

Do the Math: 19 + 4 = Tax Fight in Gov's Race

Omaha, NE.—19 words. They appear to spell out the ground rules in the 2018 governor's race between Republican Pete Ricketts and Democrat Bob Krist. They make up the final sentence of a 236-word news report entitled: "7 things to know about Go... Read More

Congressional Ethics Gripe Moving Forward, Sort of

Omaha, NE.—Congressional ethics experts know that Republican Congressman Don Bacon is accused of misusing tax dollars, but won't confirm or deny an investigation. As News Channel Nebraska first reported the Omaha area incumbent is under fire fo... Read More

1 Dead, 3 Injured in Highway 30 Collision

SCHUYLER - One person is dead, two are in critical condition, and another is injured after a  Highway 30 Collision. Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl says at 7:53 p.m. on Friday, Colfax County personnel responded to an accident on Highway 30 be... Read More

Exclusive: State Patrol's Questionable Chase Strategy Slows

Omaha, NE.— A controversial chase-ending maneuver used by the Nebraska State Patrol was reported just once in 2017 following an exclusive investigation by News Channel Nebraska. The strategy, known as a Tactical Vehicle Intervention, was performe... Read More

Supreme Court: Put Krist's Name on Democrat Ballot for Governor

Omaha, NE.—A key late-day legal ruling has set up the likelihood that Democrat Bob Krist will challenge Gov. Pete Ricketts in November. Following several days of uncertainty the Nebraska Supreme Court late Monday ruled that Krist's name "should ... Read More