One initiative will provide up to 200,000 free tests to residents of the state, while the other will open up dozens of skilled nursing beds to relieve pressure on hospitals.
Sen. Mike McDonnell is sponsoring a bill to appropriate $50 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to provide financial bonuses to frontline care staff.
A state inspector general's investigation found the Department of Corrections used false-positive drug tests to penalize more than 1,600 incarcerated individuals, including some who were placed into solitary confinement.
The South Sioux City Fire Department got an award for work related to fire safety education.
LPD still isn't sure why the men were in Lincoln, nor does the department have a description of another vehicle that may have been involved in the shooting. "We need the public's help," Assistant Police Chief Jason Stille said.
Alec Baldwin has given his first on-camera response to Halyna Hutchins' death.
Black bears were abundant in Missouri but were nearly eliminated by unregulated killing in the late 19th century and habitat loss in the Ozarks. The population is expected to double in the next 10 years, officials said.
On Oct. 13, the Storm Lake Police Department received a report of a physical assault involving a minor child.
The Post-Dispatch discovered the vulnerability in a web application that allowed the public to search teacher certifications and credentials.
Conservation groups are outraged after the U.S. Department of Agriculture killed eight young wolves in an Idaho forest.
After relentless opposition, the state board of education halted the standards' development Sept. 3. The only consensus is that the process failed to produce standards acceptable to all Nebraskans.
T.I. and Tameka 'Tiny' Harris will not be charged over sexual assault allegations, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office have confirmed.
SOUTH SIOUX CITY -- A 9/11 remembrance ceremony will be held at Freedom Park in South Sioux City on Sept. 11
Beginning Thursday, masks will be required countywide in most indoor settings.
After disposing of 43,000 tons of its pesticide-contaminated distiller's grains at a landfill in 2020, questions remain how to dispose of the remaining 84,000 tons still stockpiled at the facility.
Aug. 19, 2021 video. Oklahoma State Health Department deputy commissioner Keith Reed answers questions about COVID-19 booster shots
Hallie Wise, Age Now: 17, Missing: 08/15/2021. Missing From MADISON, NE. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Madison County Sheriff's Department (Nebraska) 1-850-973-4001.
"Our region is a tinderbox due to dried out vegetation and uncooperative winds," Region 21 Emergency Management said.
The man had been sentenced for possession of child pornography in Box Butte County.
The department paid out over $1.2 billion in benefits last year, according to a letter from the Department of Labor commissioner, and found it had overpaid about $36.4 million — a number that includes mistaken overpayments and fraud.
STURGIS | Sturgis Motorcycle Rally director Jerry Cole said Sunday that the weekend's total number of visitors is on track to break attendance records.
"The revision is based on people's fears," an advocate said. "We know there are same-sex couples, LGBTQA+ people. … If you pretend those identities don't exist, you don't learn the reality about life as it is."
The Nebraska Department of Education has revised its proposed health-education standards, stripping out many of the sex-education references that provoked a groundswell of opposition to its first draft.