Joe Pastrana: 'Courageous' football coach shot after trying to stop mass brawl outside Vallejo High School
Joe Pastrana: 'Courageous' football coach shot after trying to stop mass brawl outside Vallejo High School

Joe Pastrana whose condition is now stable was shot in the upper hip by a suspect driving a black four-door Audi on Nebraska Street

Drought in Nebraska exposes wreckage of steamboat that sank in Missouri River 150 years ago
Drought in Nebraska exposes wreckage of steamboat that sank in Missouri River 150 years ago

The boat can only be seen now because the water level of the Missouri River has dropped due to the drought in the Nebraska and South Dakota areas

Nebraska child dies due to brain-eating amoeba infection after swimming in Elkhorn River
Nebraska child dies due to brain-eating amoeba infection after swimming in Elkhorn River

Infection from brain-eating amoeba or Naegleria fowleri is incredibly rare but it is highly deadly, killing around 97% of people who are infected

Jessica Burgess: Facebook under fire after reportedly giving cops mom's chats with teen daughter about abortion
Jessica Burgess: Facebook under fire after reportedly giving cops mom's chats with teen daughter about abortion

'Are we starting it today,' said Celeste to her mother Jessica Burgess in a Facebook text before her abortion as they buried a fetus in Nebraska

Why is 'Delete Facebook' trending? Mark Zuckerberg blasted after FB alerts cops to abortion
Why is 'Delete Facebook' trending? Mark Zuckerberg blasted after FB alerts cops to abortion

Facebook turned over the chats of a mother-daughter duo to Nebraska police after they were served with a search warrant as part of an investigation into an illegal abortion

Nebraska mom who helped daughter, 17, abort baby, burn and bury fetus charged with multiple felonies
Nebraska mom who helped daughter, 17, abort baby, burn and bury fetus charged with multiple felonies

Jessica and her daughter Celeste both have been charged with felonies; they have pleaded not guilty

4 dead in two MYSTERIOUS house fires blocks apart in Nebraska, ‘foul play’ suspected
4 dead in two MYSTERIOUS house fires blocks apart in Nebraska, ‘foul play’ suspected

Colonel Bolduc said that the silver sedan which was seen heading west was driven by a black male and may have picked a passenger before leaving town

Chronic trauma or faking it? Iraq war veteran reveals Amber Heard's PTSD score is HIGHER than his
Chronic trauma or faking it? Iraq war veteran reveals Amber Heard's PTSD score is HIGHER than his

Kurt Myers, whose Twitter bio describes him as a "retired Army, homeschool dad" from Nebraska, chimed in on the ongoing courtroom battle

Bruce Bostelman: Nebraska lawmaker mercilessly trolled after repeating BONKERS conspiracy theory
Bruce Bostelman: Nebraska lawmaker mercilessly trolled after repeating BONKERS conspiracy theory

Bruce Bostelman made the claim during a televised debate on education funding that racked up more than half-a-million views on social media within hours

Mike Groene: Nebraska Senator faces heat for secretly photographing female aides
Mike Groene: Nebraska Senator faces heat for secretly photographing female aides

Groene resigns after aide finds images of her on his laptop with sexually suggestive captions, say's he's 'done' with politics

Nebraska mom, 27, booked for abandoning newborn on sidewalk in 15-degree weather
Nebraska mom, 27, booked for abandoning newborn on sidewalk in 15-degree weather

Trinity Shakespeare, the mother had previously been sentenced for abandoning her two children aged 1 and 2

Nebraska Cornhuskers alter mascot Herbie Husker to avoid White supremacy link
Nebraska Cornhuskers alter mascot Herbie Husker to avoid White supremacy link

Nebraska Athletics has revised the Herbie Husker logo to avoid White supremacy insinuations

'Kool-Aid man challenge': Youngsters crash through fences in destructive TikTok trend
'Kool-Aid man challenge': Youngsters crash through fences in destructive TikTok trend

At least 15 similar incidents of damage to fences were reported near Omaha, Nebraska in July, costing unhappy residents thousands of dollars in damage

Tinder sex cult: Woman who helped boyfriend hack victim into 14 pieces gets life term
Tinder sex cult: Woman who helped boyfriend hack victim into 14 pieces gets life term

Boswell, whose boyfriend Aubrey Trail received the death sentence in June, will spend the rest of her life at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women

Smiling Nebraska 'Karen' coughs on customer at store, says she doesn't need mask
Smiling Nebraska 'Karen' coughs on customer at store, says she doesn't need mask

Janene Hoskovek was caught smiling as she coughs in a store without a mask, says 'it's my allergies' in a viral video, gets slammed on social media

Who was Drake Geiger? Nebraska footballer, 16, dies of heatstroke as he collapses in practice
Who was Drake Geiger? Nebraska footballer, 16, dies of heatstroke as he collapses in practice

Drake Geiger, 16, is survived by his father, four sisters, and grandparents

Trev Alberts quits UNO to join Nebraska, Internet says 'try not to disband football this time'
Trev Alberts quits UNO to join Nebraska, Internet says 'try not to disband football this time'

Trev Alberts replaced Bill Moos over at Nebraska who retired with 18 months left on his five-year contract

Who is Ryan Larsen? Nebraska autistic boy, 11, searched 'How to hide from police' before going missing
Who is Ryan Larsen? Nebraska autistic boy, 11, searched 'How to hide from police' before going missing

The FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children have entered the search which has been so far made up of local cops and several volunteers

Who is Adam Price? Fugitive Nebraska dad arrested for killing son, 3, and daughter, 5, amid bitter divorce
Who is Adam Price? Fugitive Nebraska dad arrested for killing son, 3, and daughter, 5, amid bitter divorce

The children were staying with him for a court-ordered visitation amid a custody battle with his estranged wife, who described Price as 'abusive, controlling and manipulative'

Who was Dr Joseph Stothert? Omaha mayor’s husband found dead at home from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound
Who was Dr Joseph Stothert? Omaha mayor’s husband found dead at home from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

The 72-year-old husband of Mayor Jean Stothert was a critical care physician. He had experience in several high-profile trauma cases at Nebraska Medicine and worked as medical director for Omaha Fire Department's paramedic training program for 18 years

Who is Roberto Carlos Silva? Nebraska Sonic Drive-In shooting suspect grins in police mugshot after killing 2
Who is Roberto Carlos Silva? Nebraska Sonic Drive-In shooting suspect grins in police mugshot after killing 2

The suspect, identified as Robert Carlos Silva, 23, by Omaha World was taken into custody on suspicion of first-degree murder and first-degree arson following the preliminary investigation

Who is Ernie Chambers? How Nebraska senator's fight for split electoral vote is crucial for Trump and Biden
Who is Ernie Chambers? How Nebraska senator's fight for split electoral vote is crucial for Trump and Biden

With the help of the ‘congressional district method’, Maine and Nebraska allocate two electoral votes to the state's popular vote winner

Cult couple face death penalty for strangling Nebraska woman, dismembering body after luring her on Tinder
Cult couple face death penalty for strangling Nebraska woman, dismembering body after luring her on Tinder

The testimony at Boswell's trial had revealed that she and Trail had also lured many other women via dating apps before and the two had claimed to be in charge of a witch coven

Smash Mouth Sturgis: Over 100 contract Covid-19, Angry Internet hopes concert is 'cause' on death certificate
Smash Mouth Sturgis: Over 100 contract Covid-19, Angry Internet hopes concert is 'cause' on death certificate

State health departments reported over 103 cases from people in South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin Nebraska, Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming and Washington which can be traced to the motorcycle rally

Trump says 'RINO' Ben Sasse has gone ‘rogue’ after Nebraska senator criticizes his Covid-19 executive orders
Trump says 'RINO' Ben Sasse has gone ‘rogue’ after Nebraska senator criticizes his Covid-19 executive orders

Trump remarks came after Sasse issued a critical statement in response to the president's announcement of four relief measures that overrode a breakdown in talks between the White House and congressional Democrats

60% American parents won't vaccinate children against HPV virus that causes 34,800 new cancers annually: Study
60% American parents won't vaccinate children against HPV virus that causes 34,800 new cancers annually: Study

National Immunization Study shows that in Idaho, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Utah, vaccine hesitancy is higher than 65%

James Scurlock death: Nebraska bar owner who shot protester won't be charged as he did it 'in self-defense'
James Scurlock death: Nebraska bar owner who shot protester won't be charged as he did it 'in self-defense'

Scurlock initially jumped on Gardner's back and began choking him after the bar owner fired two warning shots, Attorney Don Kleine said

George Floyd death: Nebraska bar owner seen shooting protester to death in spine-chilling video
George Floyd death: Nebraska bar owner seen shooting protester to death in spine-chilling video

22-year-old James Scurlock was shot in Omaha in the city's Old Market section

Arkansas pool party sparks surge in Covid-19 cases, other states also record spike after Memorial Day weekend
Arkansas pool party sparks surge in Covid-19 cases, other states also record spike after Memorial Day weekend

Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Nebraska and Illinois are recording a high number of infections. States such as North Carolina and Arkansas are also witnessing a major spike

Unreleased White House report shows emerging Covid-19 hotspots, contradicts Trump's claim of drop in cases
Unreleased White House report shows emerging Covid-19 hotspots, contradicts Trump's claim of drop in cases

Coronavirus cases are rapidly rising in Minnesota, Washington, DC, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Nebraska, Kansas, Maryland, Illinois, and Iowa

As New York cases drop, Nebraska and Minnesota among states emerging as new coronavirus hotspots
As New York cases drop, Nebraska and Minnesota among states emerging as new coronavirus hotspots

'You take New York out of the national numbers, the numbers for the rest of the nation are going up,' New York governor Andrew Coumo said

Coronavirus: Nebraska medical center on the frontline as it treats evacuees from Diamond Princess
Coronavirus: Nebraska medical center on the frontline as it treats evacuees from Diamond Princess

The center has started a clinical trial to assess the efficacy of the antiviral drug -  Remdesivir - which has shown initial promising results in treating coronavirus patients in China

Nebraska father pleads no contest to having sex with and marrying biological daughter
Nebraska father pleads no contest to having sex with and marrying biological daughter

Travis Fieldgrove, 39, was already sentenced to two years behind bars over similar charges in a neighboring county

'Pregnancy reversals' as  practised in some US states could lead to profuse bleeding and hemorrhaging, study finds
'Pregnancy reversals' as practised in some US states could lead to profuse bleeding and hemorrhaging, study finds

In states like Kentucky, Nebraska and Oklahoma, doctors are required to tell patients that a treatment of progesterone can help the pregnancy continue after they have taken abortion medication

Nebraska woman finds parasitic cattle worms in her eyes after running through swarm of flies
Nebraska woman finds parasitic cattle worms in her eyes after running through swarm of flies

Living in the vicinity of cattle or running face-first into a swarm of flies in a rural area could put people at risk of contracting the parasite, says the report

Nearly 40% of Americans are stressed by politics with some even contemplating suicide, finds study
Nearly 40% of Americans are stressed by politics with some even contemplating suicide, finds study

Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, through a survey, found out that almost 40 percent of people in America said that the country's politics was causing them stress, with one in five reportedly losing sleep over President Donald Trump.

Trump-Ukraine scandal: Democrats go through whistleblower complaint, call it 'deeply disturbing'
Trump-Ukraine scandal: Democrats go through whistleblower complaint, call it 'deeply disturbing'

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, a Republican, called the details of the complaint "troubling" too. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said he was "more worried" after going through the document than before.

Neglected Shih Tzu found with 9lbs of matted hair and 7-inch-long nails after she was left ungroomed for over a year
Neglected Shih Tzu found with 9lbs of matted hair and 7-inch-long nails after she was left ungroomed for over a year

Ellie Mae had a "stinking mass of hair" that was so thick that it was impenetrable before workers at the Nebraska Humane Society attended to the neglected pooch

Polar bear trophy hunters pose with bloodied animals in advertisement for firms offering $44,000 trips to the Arctic for a hunt
Polar bear trophy hunters pose with bloodied animals in advertisement for firms offering $44,000 trips to the Arctic for a hunt

One of these firms, Nebraska-based Worldwide Trophy Adventures, even provides its customers an offer to 'return for another 10 days' if a polar bear is not taken.

Couple tricked Nebraska woman, 24, into threesome date on Tinder, butchered her and dumped pieces in a field
Couple tricked Nebraska woman, 24, into threesome date on Tinder, butchered her and dumped pieces in a field

Aubrey Trail and his girlfriend Bailey Boswell are facing first-degree murder charges over the death of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe

Baby dies after being 'deprived of oxygen for 12 minutes' in botched home birth by unlicensed midwife in Nebraska
Baby dies after being 'deprived of oxygen for 12 minutes' in botched home birth by unlicensed midwife in Nebraska

36-year-old Angela Hock delivered a child after claiming that she was a midwife, in spite of being unlicensed and having no medical certificate. She now faces up to 20 years in prison.

Nebraska woman spared jail for sex with dad after 'jealous competition' with half-sister
Nebraska woman spared jail for sex with dad after 'jealous competition' with half-sister

21-year-old Samantha Kershner was arrested earlier this year over incest charges as police received a tip about her engaging in sexual intercourse with her 40-year-old father Travis Fieldgrove

Video shows Nebraska man slashing own throat in court while on trial for murdering, dismembering 24-year-old Tinder date
Video shows Nebraska man slashing own throat in court while on trial for murdering, dismembering 24-year-old Tinder date

52-year-old Aubrey Trail, who is on trial for murdering 24-year-old Sydney Loofe with the help of his girlfriend Bailey Boswell, stabbed himself in the neck with an unknown object on Monday

Nebraska school district to test students for nicotine as vaping, smoking at school reaches 'epidemic proportions'
Nebraska school district to test students for nicotine as vaping, smoking at school reaches 'epidemic proportions'

Fairbury Public Schools, a three-school district of nearly 930 students, last week approved the measure of adding nicotine to its list of banned substances

Nebraska school that declared J-shaped candy canes 'too religious' pulls yearbook with cross on its cover
Nebraska school that declared J-shaped candy canes 'too religious' pulls yearbook with cross on its cover

The cross-shaped design printed on the yearbook cover reportedly featured words like love, dream, imagine and faith.

Nebraska farmer hacks off leg with pocket knife to save his life after getting stuck in grain auger
Nebraska farmer hacks off leg with pocket knife to save his life after getting stuck in grain auger

Kaser was desperate for help with no one else in sight, he then suddenly remembered he had a pocket knife

Nebraska woman who competed with half-sister to have sex with their father charged with incest
Nebraska woman who competed with half-sister to have sex with their father charged with incest

Samantha Kershner, 21, and her father Travis Fieldgrove, 39, were charged with incest after their father-daughter relationship turned sexual in September last year

Nebraska man who killed parents and niece a day after Christmas last year offered no reason for the gun violence
Nebraska man who killed parents and niece a day after Christmas last year offered no reason for the gun violence

Dalton arrived at his parents' home on December 26, 2017, guns blazing, shooting through the door and striking his mother. He then entered the house and shot his father and niece

Twin who secretly swapped places with his murderer brother in jail to do time for him has to watch his execution
Twin who secretly swapped places with his murderer brother in jail to do time for him has to watch his execution

The 60-year-old twin brothers David Moore and Carey Dean Moore had swapped places while they were both serving sentences inside a Nebraska State Penitentiary

Sean Penn and Robin Wright's son Hopper Penn pleads no contest in drug possession case
Sean Penn and Robin Wright's son Hopper Penn pleads no contest in drug possession case

Hopper Penn, the son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright, has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor in his Nebraska drug case

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