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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds forced officials to close more than 100 miles of Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska because of dangerous conditions Tuesday.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lancaster County judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging the death-penalty question going to Nebraska voters in November, but has also prevented a pro-death penalty group from being part of another suit challenging ballot wording.

Power outages continue to dwindle, to just over 1,000 customers. Additional snow is expected this evening.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature has canceled all of its hearings and debate on Tuesday in anticipation of a blizzard that's expected to dump 8 inches of snow on Lincoln.

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — The governor's annual agriculture conference will focus on the future of Nebraska's biggest industry and the opportunities and challenges it faces.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — January results from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states suggest some improvement in the regional economy but not enough to generate optimism.

Heavy snow, gusty winds expected with winter storm

Feb 1, 2016

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the KIOS listening area starting tonight through Wednesday morning.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are considering a ballot measure that would let 18-year-olds serve in state office.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's defunct same-sex marriage ban could once again go before voters under a measure that seeks to remove it from the state constitution.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could abandon its title as one of only two states without a program to monitor prescription painkillers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.9 percent in December.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers will lead a $6.5 million study of policies and practices of early childhood education.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest U.S. Supreme Court ruling banning life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles is likely to have a limited effect in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Despite interest from communities across the state and reliable sunrays during peak summer months, Nebraska has shied away from solar power.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man who was sentenced to death in Maryland but later exonerated by DNA evidence is urging Nebraska lawmakers to adopt statewide standards for the use of law enforcement photo lineups.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A survey shows some bankers had a dire view of the rural economy in their 10 Western and Plains states.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Child advocates say Nebraska is locking up more teenagers than necessary and failing to track how often they place them in solitary confinement.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska students will not be required get vaccinations against meningitis, despite senators who argue the disease is a public health concern.

Nebraska lawmakers will once again try to expand Medicaid coverage, but this time are taking a different approach.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have unveiled a new plan to cover the so-called Medicaid gap population in Nebraska, but the proposal faces a steep uphill climb.

BLAIR, Neb. (AP) — A judge has resentenced a man convicted of killing a 21-year-old Blair woman nearly 33 years ago.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police body-camera footage would be exempt from Nebraska's public records law under a new bill in the Legislature.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision last month giving six people wrongly convicted of a 1985 murder another chance at suing officials who prosecuted them.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Back-to-school shoppers could save some money in Nebraska if a bill in the Legislature becomes law.

Governor Pete Ricketts wants Nebraska lawmakers to act on tax reform and transportation issues this legislative session.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The leadership of a statewide association that sets policies for high school extracurricular activities and sports in Nebraska has adopted a gender participation policy.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a special new court that would focus on veterans.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government collected about $14 million less than expected in December.

NIOBRARA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man sought after assaulting and disarming a police officer shot himself as officers tried to arrest him on the Santee Sioux Indian Reservation in northeast Nebraska.

All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon chose to stay close to his Nebraska roots and signed a four-year contract with the Kansas City Royals reportedly worth a total of $72 million. 

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