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Ex-day care worker convicted in death of 1-year-old girl left in van on scorching day

May. 23, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska day care worker who mistakenly left a 1-year-old girl in a van for more than five hours on a scorching day has been convicted in her death from hyperthermia. Ryan Williams, who is 62, was found guilty Thursday of felony negligent child abuse...

Sears, Christo dominate on mound for Nebraska in 6-2 win over Purdue at Big Ten Tournament

May. 22, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brett Sears and Drew Christo combined on a two-hitter and Nebraska defeated Purdue 6-2 in an elimination game at the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday night. Sears, 8-0 with a 2.02 ERA coming in, pitched six innings, allowing both hits and two runs (one earned)....

Joseph Mershon drives in four runs and Ohio State upsets Nebraska 15-2 at Big Ten Tournament

May. 22, 2024 02:29 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Joseph Mershon drove in four runs with a double and a home run, Ohio State erupted for 12 runs in the fourth and fifth innings, and the seventh-seeded Buckeyes surprised No. 2 seed Nebraska 15-2 in seven innings on Tuesday night at the Big Ten Tournament. After...

Freshman Jasen Oliver drives in 4 and Indiana holds off Purdue 8-6 in Big Ten tourney

May. 21, 2024 20:48 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Freshman Jasen Oliver was a triple shy of a cycle and drove in four runs to lead third-seeded Indiana to an 8-6 win over sixth-seeded Purdue in the Big Ten Conference Tournament on Tuesday night. The win moved Indiana into a Thursday game against the winner of...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

May. 20, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

North Platte Telegraph. May 18, 2024. Editorial: Mail ‘efficiency’? Rural America deserves better We’ll give one cheer for this week’s news that North Platte’s mail sorting won’t move to Denver until at least the first of next year. It’s a...

Nebraska football stadium renovation is scaled back for now and won't begin until after 2025 season

May. 17, 2024 14:59 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The proposed massive renovation of Nebraska's Memorial Stadium has been downsized for the time being, meaning the south end of the stadium won't be torn down after the 2024 season as originally planned, athletic director Troy Dannen said in a statement Friday. ...

Repeal of a dead law to use public funds for private school tuition won't be on Nebraska's ballot

May. 16, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A measure to repeal a now-defunct law passed last year that would use public money to fund private school tuition has been pulled from Nebraska’s November ballot, the secretary of state announced Thursday. Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen said he's pulling...

Daniel Ebers wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District

May. 15, 2024 14:38 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Daniel Ebers wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District.

Adrian Smith wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District

May. 14, 2024 22:14 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adrian Smith wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District.

Don Bacon wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District

May. 14, 2024 21:28 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don Bacon wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District.