DES MOINES (AP) — Republican Rep. Steve King says he asked Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison — a Muslim — about Muslims working in Iowa pork processing plants. In an interview posted Friday by Breitbart News radio, King says '... Read More

The Nebraska Democratic candidate for attorney general who was accused of attacking his father has stepped aside, citing health reasons. Van Argyrakis had faced calls to remove himself from the ballot because he was charged with felony s'... Read More

With water levels already high in some spots along the Missouri River, forecasters and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say they are hoping heavy rainfall steers clear of the area this weekend. Parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa '... Read More

COLUMBUS - Columbus native Kyle Curry, and his wife Katherine Milling, of Texas, went from working in the Peace Corps to building a permanent life in Africa supporting bee farmers. The two met at the airport in 2014, as they were heading out to be'... Read More

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GREGG COUNTY, TX - A Northeast Nebraskan is being credited with keeping a Texas woman from selling her daughter for sex. According to Texas television KETK, 44-year old Carrie Songer Kelly is in jail facing a felony charge of sexual performance by'... Read More

NORFOLK - At least two people are recovering from a Friday morning accident in Norfolk. Rescue officials were sent to the intersection of Fourth Street and Madison Avenue in downtown Norfolk just after 9 a.m. Friday. Two cars had collided and were'... Read More

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The inmates and their associates allegedly used code words in their attempt to bribe a juror and help free murder defendant Marcus Short. “Bone” meant phone. As in: “get rid of the bone.” “Attorney” meant juror. As in: You need to p'... Read More

A 52-year-old man shot a man who was dating his estranged wife, and then killed himself, authorities said. Scott Rieflin of Gretna died by suicide Thursday after the shooting, according to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office. Ri'... Read More

COUNCIL BLUFFS — The commercial kennel was a nightmare. Some of the dogs were dead — one body was rotting in a trash bag on the ground, another stashed in a freezer. Some of the living were sick. Mama dogs and their babies were found in '... Read More

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday could give a $30 million to $40 million boost to Nebraska’s tax coffers but add costs for online shoppers. The 5-4 ruling said states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax, overturning a 25-yea'... Read More

LINCOLN — Lawyers for the people wrongfully convicted in the Beatrice Six case warned Gage County elected officials Thursday to stop blaming their clients for a 1985 homicide or face even more legal action. A letter threatening a sland'... Read More

More than $1 million worth of marijuana and related items were seized Wednesday after authorities pulled over a semitrailer truck on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol pulled the Freightliner over at 8:20 a.m. because the truck m'... Read More