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New Smoking Shelter Has Nearby Resident Fuming

Updated: 01/09/2012 - A no smoking policy starting this month has tenants of a Douglas County Housing Authority community going outside and away from their subsidized town homes.

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Teenager Recounts Robbery At Gunpoint

Updated: 01/11/2012 - 15-year-old Brandon Lunsford says he's grateful just to be alive after he and his cousin were held up at gunpoint on Saturday night in Council Bluffs.

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License Plates For Nebraska Vets Proposed

Updated: 01/09/2012 - State Senator Amanda McGill introduced four bills supporting Nebraskans who have honorably served our state and country. Two bills support military members and spouses seeking work in licensed fields here in Nebraska.

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Kissing Bill Withdrawn

Updated: 01/09/2012 - In Nebraska, a kiss is still just a kiss – whether it is welcome or not. On Monday, State Senator Bill Avery withdrew his controversial bill that would have made a mouth-to-mouth kiss without permission in the category of second or third degree sexual assault.

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Bosselman Leader Dies of Cancer

Updated: 01/09/2012 - The second-generation leader of the Bosselman truck stop company based in central Nebraska has died after battling cancer. A spokeswoman for the company says Chuck Bosselman died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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Pizza Delivery Murder – Trial #2

Updated: 01/09/2012 - The murder trial against Dontavis “Mississippi” McClain continued Monday in Douglas County Court for his role as “co-conspirator” in the murder of Christopher Taylor. Deputy County Attorney John Alagaban called Shari Scott to the stand as a state's witness Monday morning.

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KC Chiefs Hire New Coach

Updated: 01/09/2012 - The Kansas City Chiefs have hired Romeo Crennel as their new head coach. Crennel joined the Chiefs as the defensive coordinator in 2010 after four years as the head coach in Cleveland.

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Barn Fire

Posted: 01/09/2012 - Several Cass county fire departments provide mutual aid to a barn fire.

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Lincoln Plant Source of Mixup

Posted: 01/09/2012 - The Food & Drug Administration says the Novartis manufacturing plant in Lincoln is the source of a nationwide alert of common over-the-counter medications. Some bottles of medicines like Excedrin and Gas-X may actually contain “stray tablets, capsules or caplets” of a powerful prescription pain drug.

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Lawmakers Take On Taxes, Education, Mental Health

Updated: 01/09/2012 - Lawmakers are opening another session of the Legislature with hopes of making changes to Iowa's commercial property tax system, giving the state more control over mental health programs and beginning a long process of overhauling Iowa's public schools.

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Man Dies in Rollover Crash

Accident Investigation

Updated: 01/08/2012 - A northeast Nebraska man was killed when the vehicle he was riding in rolled over near Chambers.

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Lincoln Workshop On Prescribed Burns

Updated: 01/08/2012 - A Lincoln workshop on prescribed burns has been scheduled for 3:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension office.

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Teams Compete In Robotics Tournament

Updated: 01/07/2012 - While most kids are busy playing video games or sports, several dozen teams have months building robots to compete in the Heartland Vex Robotics Tournament on Saturday.

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Child Pornography Sentence

Posted: 01/06/2012 - Child porn leads to federal prison. Undercover officers watching and tracing child pornography.

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Family And Friends Remember Man Killed A Year Ago

Updated: 01/06/2012 - Family and friends gathered to remember a Vietnam veteran shot to death one year ago Friday. Fifty-four-year-old Milton Jackson was shot twice in the face at a Shell Rapid Lube on West Center Road in Omaha.

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