OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF railroad is tweaking its strict new attendance policy that upset workers, but the unions that challenged the rules since they took effect in February say the changes don't go far enough.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Boston Omaha Corp. (BOC) on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $16.3 million.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had net income of 55 cents per share.
The provider of real estate and business consulting services posted revenue of $16.3 million in the period.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican voters in Nebraska picked Jim Pillen as their nominee for governor, siding with the University of Nebraska regent backed by the state’s outgoing governor over a rival supported by former President Donald Trump and accused of groping multiple women.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The top race in Tuesday's primary elections in Nebraska and West Virginia is a heavily contested Republican primary for Nebraska governor, featuring a Donald Trump-endorsed candidate who has been accused of groping multiple women.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A candidate for sheriff in eastern Nebraska was ticketed for speeding after an officer spotted him driving over 100 mph on his way to campaign at a Cinco de Mayo parade in Omaha.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian who was crossing an Omaha street died after he was struck by two SUVs.
Curtis Gormley, 41, was killed shortly before 11:30 p.m. Friday in the northwestern part of the city.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway continued buying Occidental Petroleum shares this week just days after he told shareholders that he had amassed a 14% stake in the oil producer.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ America First Multifamily Investors LP (ATAX) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $26.3 million.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of $1.03 per share.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for killing a real estate agent who had agreed to rent a home to him.
Ross Lorello, 44, was sentenced for first-degree murder in the Dec.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Werner Enterprises Inc. (WERN) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $53.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had net income of 82 cents.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. (GPRE) on Monday reported a loss of $61.5 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had a loss of $1.16.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Green Plains Partners LP (GPP) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $10.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had net income of 44 cents.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett gave Berkshire Hathaway investors a few details Saturday about how he spent more than $50 billion earlier this year and again reassured them that the company he built will endure long after the 91-year-old billionaire is gone.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people are expected to pack an Omaha arena Saturday for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.
Most attending the company's first in-person meeting since the pandemic want to be there just for the chance to hear from the 91-year-old Buffett and his 98-year-old investing partner, Charlie Munger, while they still can.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In one of the nation's most overwhelmingly Republican states, the party is entering the final stretch of a bruising primary campaign deeply divided over who should become the nominee for governor.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman accused of sexually assaulting much younger members of her dance team has pleaded no contest to four felony counts in a deal with prosecutors.
Court records show that Brittianee Bates, 24, pleaded no contest Thursday to two counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count each of third-degree sexual assault of a child and intentional child abuse.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who pleaded no contest to shooting an Omaha officer during a 2018 traffic stop before being shot himself by other officers has been sentenced to the equivalent of life behind bars.
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A woman and one of her dogs have been found dead inside a Bellevue home where a fire had burned, authorities said.
Kathleen Janus, 73, was found dead around 10 a.m. Thursday, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a man charged with first-degree murder in the 2020 death of a man who was on a motorized dirt bike when he was chased down by a car and fatally shot.
Daquandre Perry, 22, was found not guilty Wednesday in the death of 20-year-old John Parks Jr., the Omaha World-Herald reported.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state lawmaker and former Omaha city council member has died due to complications from cancer, his legislative staff said Wednesday.
Sen. Rich Pahls was 78. Pahls, a Republican, first served in the Nebraska Legislature from 2005 until 2013, when term limits forced him to leave office.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of being drunk when he crashed into an SUV, killing its driver, the night before Thanksgiving has pleaded guilty to a felony count of vehicular homicide while under the influence.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The world's most expensive lunch will go on sale again this spring when investor Warren Buffett auctions off a private meal to raise money for a California homeless charity one last time.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Strong winds made it difficult for firefighters to extinguish a fire Sunday at a senior living apartment building under construction in southwest Omaha.
Omaha Fire Battalion Chief Scott Fitzpatrick said 88 firefighters were on site at the Ovation Senior Living complex near 144th and Pacific streets at the height of the response to the four-alarm fire that was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Republican Nebraska governor candidate who is backed by former President Donald Trump filed a defamation lawsuit Friday against a GOP state lawmaker who accused him of groping her at a local party event in 2019.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Google says it will invest more than $750 million in Nebraska in 2022, an investment that includes construction of a data center in Omaha.
The Omaha World-Herald reported Thursday that the investment also includes an expansion of Google’s existing data center in Papillion.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific hauled in 22% more profit during the first quarter because it charged more and delivered 4% more shipments even as it struggled to clear up congestion along its rail network.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.63 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had net income of $2.57.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Valmont Industries Inc. (VMI) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $62.3 million.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had profit of $2.90 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $3.07 per share.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford, a Democrat who served one term representing Nebraska’s Omaha-centered district, died Tuesday morning. He was 72.
Ashford’s family announced his death in a Facebook post, saying “his death was peaceful though much too premature.” Just two months earlier, Ashford had revealed he was undergoing treatment for brain cancer.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha officer suffered only minor injuries after being dragged during a vehicle stop early Monday, police said.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man who was just 17 when he gunned down an Omaha store clerk and later shot another man at an Omaha home has been sentenced to decades — if not a lifetime — behind bars.
Jacobi Terry, 19, of Omaha, was sentenced Thursday to 70 to 150 years in prison for the Oct.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man sentenced to up to 10 years in the shooting death of a teenager at an Omaha hotel in 2020 could be out of prison in less than a year.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major fertilizer company says the limits Union Pacific is putting on rail traffic to clear up congestion will delay shipments that farmers need during the spring planting season.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some grain elevators are so full that farmers trying to sell their crops are being turned away. But at the same time, flour and animal-feed mills are halting production because they can’t get the grain they need.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Shares of HP Inc. jumped nearly 15% Thursday after Warren Buffett's company snapped up more than 11% of the printer and computer maker over the past week in another uncharacteristic tech investment from the billionaire.
BENNINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Two people have died in a two-vehicle crash near Bennington, north of Omaha, authorities said.
The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Thursday on Highway 36, television station KETV reported.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police arrested an Omaha man Wednesday on suspicion of being drunk and causing a fiery crash last week that killed two women, including a corrections officer who was eight months pregnant.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zoos across North America are moving their birds indoors and away from people and wildlife as they try to protect them from the highly contagious and potentially deadly avian influenza.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Attorney General said Wednesday he’ll drop his lawsuit seeking to block the city of Omaha’s now-lifted mask mandate once a new ordinance goes into effect that will strip authority to issue such mandates from the Douglas County health director.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers failed Tuesday to overrule Gov. Pete Ricketts’ veto of a bill that would have forced him to apply for $120 million in federal pandemic rental assistance, leaving the state as the only one to flat-out refuse the aid.
PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for a man who faces a possible death sentence after pleading guilty a month ago to killing two workers and wounded two others at a Nebraska fast-food restaurant.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Lindsay Corp. (LNN) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $14.6 million.
The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had net income of $1.32 per share.
The irrigation equipment maker posted revenue of $200.1 million in the period.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man on parole for murder has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for plotting a home invasion robbery that was foiled when he tried to buy a gun from an undercover agent and recruited a confidential FBI informant to act as his getaway driver, authorities say.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A corrections officer who was eight months pregnant was among the victims of a fiery double fatal crash at a southwestern Omaha intersection, authorities say.
Douglas County Department of Corrections director Mike Myers said in a statement Sunday that losing 37-year-old Sara Zimmerman is “beyond comprehension." He added: “To lose her in the manner we did when she was about to welcome her son into the world makes this loss nearly unbearable."
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two-thirds of Omaha's outdoor swimming pools will be shuttered for half of the summer because of a lifeguard shortage.
The Omaha World-Herald reports that the city announced Friday that there aren't enough lifeguard to safely monitor swimmers every day at all 15 locations.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters will elect a new member of Congress on the same day a judge in California is scheduled to sentence the Republican who resigned from the position to a possible federal prison sentence.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The fiery collision of two vehicles at a southwestern Omaha intersection has left two women dead and a man hospitalized with serious injuries, police said.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Nebraska governor hopeful Theresa Thibodeau has chosen a central Nebraska rancher and conservative radio host as her running mate.
Thibodeau announced Thursday that she will run on a ticket with Trent Loos, a sixth-generation rancher and longtime farming advocate.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could spend up to $1 million to study the long-term health and environmental consequences of a troubled ethanol plant under a bill that lawmakers advanced Thursday.
Lawmakers gave the measure first-round approval on a 34-4 vote.