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Lawsuit filed over hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries

Nov. 27, 2019 6:08 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman who contracted hepatitis A after eating blackberries she bought at a Fresh Thyme grocery store has sued the company. The woman who filed the lawsuit Wednesday, Kerrie Tabaka, said she was hospitalized for a week for treatment of hepatitis A and continues to experience...

Correction: Reckoning-Where Are They Now story

Nov. 27, 2019 4:25 PM EST

In a story sent Oct. 4 and 5 about clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse living with little to no oversight from authorities, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Massachusetts does not have a public database of teacher licenses. The state added a...

Pile’s double-double helps Omaha hold off Loyola (MD) 70-65

Nov. 26, 2019 10:36 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Matt Pile notched his second straight double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds and Omaha held off Loyola-Maryland 70-65 on Tuesday night. Pile sank 6 of 10 shots and added four assists for the Mavericks (5-3). Wanjang Tut pitched in with 12 points and six boards. JT Gibson, Ayo...

Pile leads Omaha over Southern 78-51

Nov. 25, 2019 11:01 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Matt Pile had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lift Omaha to a 78-51 win over Southern in the Cayman Islands Classic - Mainland on Monday night. Darrius Hughes had 15 points for Omaha (4-3). Ayo Akinwole added 13 points and six rebounds. KJ Robinson had 12 points for the hosts. JT Gibson...

This stock trade isn’t free: Schwab scoops up rival for $26B

Nov. 25, 2019 3:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in a $26 billion stock swap, a blockbuster agreement brought about by massive disruption in the online brokerage industry. Bowing to competitive pressure, brokerages have made it free for customers to trade U.S. stocks online. A combination of...

Robinson, Omaha beat Washington State 85-77

Nov. 21, 2019 10:09 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — KJ Robinson scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half, JT Gibson finished with 18 points, and Omaha beat Washington State 85-77 on Thursday night. Robinson was 6-of-12 shooting, including two 3-pointers, and made 6 of 6 from the free-throw line. Ayo Akinwole added 14 points, Zach...

Toppin scores 21 to carry Dayton over Omaha 93-68

Nov. 19, 2019 9:52 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin had 21 points and Ryan Mikesell scored 16 to lead five Dayton players in double figures as the Flyers defeated Omaha 93-68 on Tuesday night. Rodney Chatman added 13 points, Trey Landers 11 and Ibi Watson 11 for the Flyers (3-0). JT Gibson had 21 points for the Mavericks...

Military dedicates new headquarters for nuclear control unit

Nov. 19, 2019 1:17 PM EST

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The new, $1.3 billion headquarters for the command unit that controls the nation’s nuclear-armed forces has been dedicated at an Air Force Base south of Omaha. Officers and enlisted men joined civilian dignitaries for ceremonies Monday at Offutt Air Force Base. The...

Teen who stabbed ex-girlfriend to be tried in juvenile court

Nov. 15, 2019 1:19 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge says the trial of a teenager accused of stabbing his former girlfriend and then himself at an Omaha, Nebraska, high school will be moved to juvenile court. Judge Duane Dougherty said in his ruling Wednesday that he relied heavily on the mental health experts who examined the boy...

Carvacho scores 21 to lift Colorado St. over Omaha 80-65

Nov. 13, 2019 11:42 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Nico Carvacho had 21 points and 19 rebounds as Colorado State beat Nebraska Omaha 80-65 on Wednesday night. Adam Thistlewood had 19 points and seven rebounds for Colorado State (2-1). Kendle Moore added 16 points. Isaiah Stevens had 11 points and five assists for the home team....