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Allen puts up 20 as Kansas City takes down Omaha 64-61

Jan. 26, 2023 23:12 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shemarri Allen's 20 points helped Kansas City defeat Omaha 64-61 on Thursday night. Allen was 8 of 21 shooting and 4 of 4 from the free throw line for the Roos (9-13, 5-4 Summit League). Allen David Mukeba Jr. added 15 points while finishing 7 of 8 from the...

Nebraska lawmaker again pushes no-permit conceal carry

Jan. 26, 2023 18:07 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is taking another shot at trying to pass a bill that would not only allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit, it would prohibit the state's cities and counties from issuing local laws to do so within their borders. Sen. Tom...

Union Pacific 4Q profit slips 4% on weather, hiring problems

Jan. 24, 2023 14:27 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit slipped 4% as severe winter weather snarled shipments in late December and disrupted the railroad's efforts to eliminate the delayed deliveries and other problems shippers complained about last year. The Omaha, Nebraska-based...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jan. 23, 2023 17:35 PM EST

Lincoln Journal Star. January 19, 2023. Editorial: Third term for legislators is good option Next year, Nebraska voters are certain to be asked to allow state senators to serve three consecutive terms in Legislature That is because 40 of the 49 senators...

NU regent acquitted of witness tampering in sex assault case

Jan. 21, 2023 15:51 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury has acquitted University of Nebraska Regent Jack Stark of witness tampering in a sexual assault case. The Omaha World-Herald reported that the jury of five women and seven men returned a not guilty verdict Friday afternoon after 30 minutes of...

Smith's 20 help Denver down South Dakota 75-60

Jan. 19, 2023 23:54 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tevin Smith scored 20 points as Denver beat South Dakota 75-60 on Thursday night. Smith was 6 of 10 shooting, including 4 for 5 from distance, and went 4 for 4 from the line for the Pioneers (12-9, 3-5 Summit League). Marko Lukic shot 5 for 6 (2 for 3 from...

Mayo scores 31 as South Dakota State beats Omaha 84-61

Jan. 19, 2023 23:27 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — (AP) — Zeke Mayo's 31 points led South Dakota State over Omaha 84-61 on Thursday night. Mayo also contributed five rebounds and five assists for the Jackrabbits (10-9, 5-2 Summit League). Alex Arians scored 16 points, going 5 of 7 (4 for 5 from distance)....

Man sentenced in crash that killed 2 women, unborn child

Jan. 19, 2023 16:50 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old Omaha man who was speeding and driving drunk when his truck slammed into another vehicle, killing two women and an unborn child, will serve at least 16 years in prison. Zachary Paulison was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest in November...

Kalkbrenner leads Creighton over No. 19 Providence 73-67

Jan. 14, 2023 17:45 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It took until the second half for Creighton's Ryan Kalkbrenner to adjust to Providence's bruising style. When he did, the 7-foot-1 center played a leading role in ending the No. 19 Friars' nine-game win streak 73-67 Saturday after the Bluejays squandered a big...

Skunberg scores 25, North Dakota State defeats Omaha 78-65

Jan. 14, 2023 17:22 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Boden Skunberg had 25 points in North Dakota State's 78-65 victory over Omaha on Saturday. Skunberg also added seven rebounds for the Bison (8-11, 5-2 Summit League). Andrew Morgan added 15 points while shooting 7 of 11 from the field and had five rebounds....