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Creighton and Nebraska Amongst Attendance Leaders

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Creighton and Nebraska are in the top 10 nationally in 2014-15 men's college basketball attendance. The NCAA said Monday Creighton ranked sixth with an average crowd of 17,048 at th... Read More

Vacant Omaha house destroyed by fire early Saturday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a vacant house in eastern Omaha. The fire occurred near 16th Street and Carter Boulevard around 5:30 a.m. Saturday. No one was injured. The homeowner said that... Read More

Farm use of drones to take off as feds loosen restrictions

Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland's Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the irrigation pipes on his farm _ a job he now pays three men to do. ``The savings o... Read More

3 in Omaha charged with cattle rustling in Nebraska, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Officials in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa are prosecuting three Omaha residents they suspect of cattle rustling. Reports say that Ervin John Jacob, James Michael Brunzo and Amy Louise Springer are accused of slipping into f... Read More

Four Royals Will Start All Star Game

KANSAS CITY, MO (July 5, 2015) – A franchise record four Kansas City Royals will represent the American League as starters in the 2015 All-Star Game, Major League Baseball announced today. Catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar and outfi... Read More

Traders Recall the Buzz as Famed Pit Trading Ends

Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the ``roar'' of the floor, the excitement  of ``4,000 people yelling, `Buy! Buy! Buy!''' and decided no more cl... Read More

Major League Baseball Scores

INTERLEAGUE Pittsburgh 5 Cleveland 3 ^Sunday's Games= Tampa Bay 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Toronto 10, Detroit 5 Boston 5, Houston 4 Baltimore 9, Chicago White Sox 1 Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2 Seattle 2, Oakland 1 L.A. Angels 12, Texas 6 Monday'... Read More

Columbus woman charged with child benefits fraud

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ A 35-year-old Columbus woman is accused of filing false information in order to obtain government aid for her two children. Court records say Jennifer Maurer is charged with felony fraud to obtain assistance. The records s... Read More

Feds Plan to Update Regs on Biotechnology

The White House on Thursday announced a one-year plan to update federal regulations overseeing the biotechnology industry. In a memo to USDA, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, the White House stated that a rev... Read More

Man severely injured after striking deer with motorcycle

A 32-year old Iowa man struck a deer Thursday night and was thrown from his motorcycle. According to the Omaha World-Herald, Shawn Richter was thrown from the vehicle in Glenwood. Richter suffered severe injuries, and was taken by LifeNet to Cr... Read More

Westroads getting new food hall

Omaha's Westroads Mall is partnering with Flagship Restaurant Group to bring a new food hall that will take the place of the mall's current food court. The Omaha-World Herald reports construction has already started, and is expected to be finished... Read More