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Today in History: March 1, 7 Watergate figures indicted

Mar. 01, 2024 00:32 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, March 1, the 61st day of 2024. There are 305 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 1, 1974, seven people, including former Nixon White House aides H.R. Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman, former...

Battle scores season-high 32, Ohio State beats Nebraska for interim coach Jake Diebler's third win

Feb. 29, 2024 21:01 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jamison Battle scored a season-high 32 points, Roddy Gayle Jr. had 16 points and 10 rebounds and short-handed Ohio State beat Nebraska 78-69 on Thursday night. It was Ohio State’s third win in four games under interim coach Jake Diebler, who replaced Chris...

Ohio State hosts Nebraska following Gary's 22-point performance

Feb. 29, 2024 03:55 AM EST

Nebraska Cornhuskers (20-8, 10-7 Big Ten) at Ohio State Buckeyes (16-12, 6-11 Big Ten) Columbus, Ohio; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Buckeyes -3.5; over/under is 144.5 BOTTOM LINE: Nebraska visits the Ohio State Buckeyes after Juwan...

Gary leads Nebraska against Ohio State after 22-point game

Feb. 28, 2024 04:06 AM EST

Nebraska Cornhuskers (20-8, 10-7 Big Ten) at Ohio State Buckeyes (16-12, 6-11 Big Ten) Columbus, Ohio; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Nebraska plays the Ohio State Buckeyes after Juwan Gary scored 22 points in Nebraska's 73-55 victory over the Minnesota Golden...

A mower sparked a Nebraska wildfire that has burned an area roughly the size of Omaha, officials say

Feb. 27, 2024 16:00 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A mower sparked a prairie fire that has burned a huge swath of grassland in central Nebraska roughly the size of the state's largest city of Omaha, state officials said Tuesday. The fire, first reported Monday morning less than 10 miles (16.1 kilometers)...

Nebraska prosecutors to pursue death penalty in only one of two grisly small-town killings

Feb. 27, 2024 15:32 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prosecutors have decided not to seek the death penalty in the December killing of a Catholic priest inside his home but will pursue execution in the brutal killing of a retiree during a break-in that happened in the same tiny town four months earlier. ...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Feb. 26, 2024 07:28 AM EST

Lincoln Journal Star. February 24, 2024. Editorial: Big criminal justice issues will need big ideas Give Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne credit for finding innovative ways to force the Legislature to take a serious look at Nebraska’s criminal justice system and,...

Warm weather brings a taste of spring to central and western United States

Feb. 25, 2024 22:57 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A warm front swept springlike weather across a large swath of the country Sunday in what is usually one of the coldest months of the year, sending people out of their homes to enjoy the rare winter respite but also bringing increased wildfire danger. In Omaha,...

Juwan Gary scores 22, hits 4 3s to help Nebraska beat Minnesota 73-55

Feb. 25, 2024 21:16 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Juwan Gary scored 22 points, including four 3-pointers, and grabbed eight rebounds, Brice Williams added 15 points and Nebraska beat Minnesota 73-55 Sunday. The Cornhuskers, who have won four games in a row, set a single-season program record for home wins and...

Royal, Bonner rally Ohio State to 60-57 victory over Michigan State

Feb. 25, 2024 20:51 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Devin Royal came off the bench to score 14 points and Dale Bonner buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer to rally Ohio State to a 60-57 victory over Michigan State on Sunday. Roddy Gayle Jr. hit free throws on both sides of a timeout with 11 seconds remaining...