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UPDATE: Puppies to Have New Home

Posted: 12/12/2011 - The discovery of three puppies found wandering around in the cold along a ditch in rural Iowa touched the hearts of many over the weekend. There is good news. Hooves & Paws Rescue in Glenwood, Iowa has found someone willing to adopt the three.

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Branstad: Workforce Development Veto Will Prevail

Posted: 12/12/2011 - Gov. Terry Branstad says he's confident the Iowa Supreme Court will support his right to veto funding for Iowa Workforce Development offices, calling it a key test of gubernatorial authority.

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KC Chiefs Coach Fired

Updated: 12/12/2011 - The Kansas City Chiefs fired head coach Todd Haley Monday morning. The decision comes one day after another embarrassing performance by his team. The Chiefs lost to the New York Jets 37-10.

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Make-A-Wish Offer Late

Updated: 12/12/2011 - A delay shouldn’t penalize Husker fans who ordered a football for a Christmas. Cornhusker Big 10 footballs that were sold to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation should make it to customers before the holidays, but it will take a last minute drive by the company selling the gift.

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Free Radon Kits Available in Douglas County

Posted: 12/12/2011 - The Douglas County Health Department has expanded its free radon test kit offer through the end of the month. The kits were made available through a grant from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

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Sex Assault Sentence

Posted: 12/09/2011 - Sentencing for sexual assault. Victim 13 years old.

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Wanted: Beating Suspect

Updated: 12/09/2011 - Lincoln police hope someone will identify a man pictured in a convenience store the night of November 20. They believe he may be the man who beat up someone outside the Village Inn restaurant at 20th and O Street.

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Two Teens Killed, Slick Conditions Blamed

Updated: 12/09/2011 - The Nebraska State Patrol says slick roads from Thursday’s snowfall contributed to a crash that killed two Madison, Nebraska teenagers. The crash happened about 3pm on Highway 30 near Silver Creek.

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Killer’s Conviction, Sentence Upheld

Updated: 12/09/2011 - The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and sentence of a Lincoln man for the 2004 shooting death of a Nebraska soccer player. Lucky Iromuanya had argued that his trial and appeal lawyers were ineffective and that a lower court erred by not granting him a hearing on that claim.

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New Interim Director of ODCP Named

Posted: 12/09/2011 - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has named the interim director of his Office of Drug Policy. Dale Woolery will replace Mark Schouten. Schouten made the position available after taking a position at the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Seek Answers On $100K Grant

Posted: 12/09/2011 - State money that went to a Nebraska farm coalition that fights animal welfare groups is drawing scrutiny from lawmakers, who question why Attorney General Jon Bruning awarded the grant.

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Some Metro Post Offices Now Selling Most-Requested Holiday Gift

Updated: 12/09/2011 - The single most requested holiday gift is now available at 14 Omaha Area Post Offices. Recognizing the natural tie between the use of gift cards and the mail, the Postal Service is now selling gift cards at nearly 5,000 Post Offices, including 26 in Nebraska and 33 in Iowa.

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Off-Duty Officer Stops Armed Robbery

Updated: 12/08/2011 - A man armed with what Omaha police described as an AR-15 rushed into a Taco Bell. Moments later he ran out after dropping the weapon.

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Joy & Pain for Iowa Parents

Posted: 12/08/2011 - There are no words. Nothing to describe the range of emotions an Iowa family is trying to cope with as they return from Disneyworld.

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