Fort Calhoun Power Plant Fully Operational Again

One of Nebraska's nuclear power plants is operational this morning (Friday). The Fort Calhoun plant returned to full power yesterday (Thursday) afternoon after going offline July 20th.

More Details on AK-47 Bandit Case

More details this morning (Friday) about the dangerous behavior of the AK-47 Bandit, who robbed an Iowa bank Tuesday and held up a Nebraska City bank last year. Surveillance video shows the masked robber carrying into the Iowa bank a large bag. In it was

New Mental Health Assistance Center Open

There is a place in Lincoln where people transitioning from prison or mental health issues can go to help them return regular life. The Honu Home at 49th and Calvert focuses on people getting back on their feet after spending time behind bars. It's pe

County Commissoner Pleads Not Guily to Theft

County Commissioner, Larry Hudkins, has pleaded not guilty to theft. In February, the 71 year old didn't pay for a tractor part at a York business, saying he had a long-standing arrangement with the previous owner.

UPDATE: LPD Releases Name of Motorcycle Accident Victim

Lincoln Police have released the name of the motorcycle rider killed last night near the intersection of 56th and O. 19 year old, David Romero of Lincoln rear-ended a car that had stopped at a red light and turned onto O Street from 56th.

Feds Think Neb Bank & Iowa Bank Robberies Connected

Federal authorities believe a man suspected of robbing a credit union in Iowa on Tuesday with an assault rifle is the same man who robbed a bank last year in Nebraska.

Norfolk Residents Target of Scam

Norfolk business owners and residents are being targeted by scammers telling them their electricity will be shut off if they don't pay their electric bill immediately with a pre-paid, “Greendot” card.

LPD Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Lincoln Police this morning (Thursday) are investigating a motorcycle fatality on O Street. Capt. Jeri Roeder tells KFOR NEWS a 19 year old Lincoln man rear-ended a car that had just turned west onto O Street from 56th..

Fischer Sponsoring Bill To Halt Federal Funding For Planned Parenthood

Image result for u s senator deb fischerA bill introduced in the U-S Senate will halt all federal funding of Planned Parenthood.  It's being sponsored by Iowa Senator Joni Ernst and Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer.  

Lincoln Man Arrested, In Possession Of Stolen Vehicles

Image result for police lightsLincoln and Omaha Police are looking into a suspicious series of stolen cars.  It began when they arrested 34-year-old Travis Barnes near 11th and Saratoga, near Bryan West Hospital.  He'd been sought by the Metro Fugitive task force. 

Judge Dismisses Nikko Jenkins' Lawsuit

Image result for judge's gavelA lawsuit filed against the Nebraska prison system by a man convicted of first-degree murder in four Omaha shooting deaths in 2013 has been dismissed.

Richters Named At Democratic Party's New Exec Director

Image result for nebraska democratic partyThe former finance director of the Nebraska Democratic Party has been named the party's new executive director. Hadley Richters had already been serving as the party's interim director since the departure of Dan Marvin in November. 

Texas Man Charged With Stealing Cattle From Nebraska Rancher

Image result for steers nebraskaA Texas man has been charged with stealing more than 500 cattle he was watching for a Nebraska rancher.   Tony Lyon of Perrin. Texas was being held Wednesday on a theft of livestock charge, with bond at $1 million. 

Two Men Arrested In Fight Over Club Jacket

Two men are in jail facing assault charges today after an incident last night at a downtown Bar.  A 23 year old man was confronted by 3 acquaintances he knows from motorcycle events.  The three demanded that he take off his motorcycle jacket.

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Peru State

Image result for peru state student tyler thomasA federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Nebraska college officials over the death of a 19-year-old student.   Judge John Gerrard said in his ruling Tuesday that the officials could have done more to protect Peru State student Tyler Thomas.

Husker Coach Mike Riley Speaks At Big Ten Media Days

Husker Head Coach Mike Riley took his turn at the podium this morning at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago. He spoke about the expereince of starting with a new team and the differences between the Big Ten and PAC-12. Watch the video below. Husker coach

Saltdogs Drop Ninth vs. Explorers

Mike Gilmartin and Curt Smith swatted long balls but the Sioux City Explorers (45-18) doubled up the Saltdogs (24-39) 6-3 in front of 3,214 fans at Haymarket Park Thursday night. Lincoln is now 0-9 against the Explorers on the campaign.

Big Ten Media Days Kicks Off Today

The 2015 Big Ten Media Days gets underway today in Chicago. Coaches and players from conference teams will be on hand to talk about the upcoming season.

Saltdogs Shut Out by Explorers

John Straka struck out nine over eight shutout innings as the Sioux City Explorers (44-18) beat the Saltdogs (24-38) 3-0 in front of 3,100 fans at Haymarket Park Wednesday night.

Saltdogs Return To Diamond Tonight

The Saltdogs are back in action tonight (Wednesday) after taking Monday and Tuesday off for the All-Star Break. Lincoln opens a 3-game series with the Sioux City Explorers at Haymarket Park.

Huskers Picked To Finish Second in Conference

Big Ten Football Media Days get underway Thursday in Chicago and Nebraska has been projected to finish second in the West Division this upcoming season. Wisconsin is picked to win the West, while defending national champion Ohio State is favored to win th

One Lincoln Team Alive in Legion Tourney

Union Bank of Lincoln Pius X racked up 17 hits enroute to a 15-1 win over Fairway Assets of Millard North in the American Division of the State Legion Baseball Tournament Monday at Hastings. Union Bank will play Associated Fire of Papillion-La

HUSKER FOOTBALL: Nebraska, adidas Unveil 2015 Alternate Jerseys

The University of Nebraska and adidas today unveiled the new Primeknit Husker Bold alternative football uniforms, which will be worn on Saturday, October 24th for the team’s game against Northwestern. 

Pairings Set for State Legion Baseball Tourney

The State Legion Baseball Tournament gets underway this weekend at two different sites in Class A.  Click the headline to see the brackets.

NWU Athletics: Prairie Wolves To GO NCAA Division III, Leaving GPAC

Nebraska Wesleyan University president Dr. Fred Ohles announced Monday afternoon at Snyder Arena the Prairie Wolves leaving the Great Plains Athletic Conference after the upcoming school year to join the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, starting with the 2016-17 school year.

NSAA Board Selects Tenopir To Return In Interim Director Role

A former executive director of the Nebraska School Activities Association is back in a temporary role. According to a news release sent out on Friday, Jim Tenopir is back as the organization's interim director. 

Former 10/11 Sportscaster, HuskerVision Director Schmahl Dies

Former Lincoln TV sportscaster and Huskervision director Jeff Schmahl has died.   Schmahl passed away early Tuesday, after a 15-month battle with pancreatic cancer. 

HUSKER FOOTBALL: Collins Named To Outland and Nagurski Watch Lists

Nebraska junior defensive tackle Maliek Collins continues to roll up the preseason honors. On Friday, the Kansas City native was named to the preseason watch lists for the Outland Trophy and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy.   

Nebraska Athletes To Get Laptops With More Scholarship Money

Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst has announced plans to provide additional benefits to athletes that are now allowed under NCAA rules.    Eichorst said in a video statement on the athletic department's website Wednesday that beginning this fall each athlete would receive a laptop computer and that an athlete who graduates and exhausts his or her eligibility will receive assistance for obtaining an internship, studying abroad or attending graduate school.

Gordon Doubtful For MLB All-Star Game After Groin Injury

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon left Wednesday night's 9-7 win over Tampa Bay in the 4th inning with a left groin injury.  The former Lincoln Southeast and Nebraska star heard the muscle pop while going after a fly ball that turned into an inside the park home run from Logan Forsythe.