Top Journal Star photos for March 2023
- Kenneth Ferriera, Justin Wan, Larry Robinson, Lincoln Journal Star
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The University of Nebraska Foundation applied to change the will of a deceased donor in order to bring the terms of the Esther Freshman Scholarship in line with the law.
A former Nebraska corrections employee who gave birth in December now faces a felony charge after DNA testing confirmed that an inmate is likely the father of the baby boy.
Depending on your generation, it may have taken a long time to break yourself of calling a refrigerator the “ice box.”
A plan to remake South Omaha's historic Plaza de la Raza and nearby areas drew support Monday, with State Sen. Tony Vargas saying he will "fight like hell" for $25 million in state money.
A proposed board resolution would put a $41 million bond issue before voters to build a central elementary school next to the current junior/senior high school.
Two people died in an early morning house fire in Omaha Saturday, according to the Omaha Fire Department.
Two people were injured in a shooting Saturday morning in Omaha while driving.
The mission of Queerarchy is to design unique items "as powerful symbols that inspire happiness so the queer community can live their lives freely without fear or shame."
Teresa Forst attends all kinds of events in Lincoln, but she doesn't always attend under that name. Instead, she's Shades the Clown.
The Nebraska State Patrol on Monday identified a 31-year-old Michigan man as the victim of last week's fatal shooting near Hartington.
An Illinois man was arrested near Pawnee City after state troopers found multiple guns and drugs in his car, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
The former corrections employee was charged last week with sexual abuse of an inmate after she allegedly had a relationship with an inmate and gave birth to his child.
Douglas County Board members are raising concerns about large amounts of waste from a recent Kansas oil pipeline spill being dumped in the county's Pheasant Point Landfill in rural Bennington.
Authorities in Seward County seized 44 pounds of meth, 9,000 fentanyl pills and a stolen firearm during a traffic stop on eastbound I-80 on Saturday.
Three former police officers have filed claims with the city, alleging the police chief made false comments to news outlets regarding why they were fired.
Second suspect, a 16-year-old, arrested in connection to fatal shooting at Grand Island's Fonner Park
The Grand Island Police Department said Friday that a 16-year-old Grand Island teen was arrested and booked at the Hall County Jail Thursday evening.
The World Health Organization didn't recommend remdesivir for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 until late 2022.
Lincoln residents 68-year-old Anne Koehler, 12-year-old Nolan Palmer and 40-year-old mother Lindsey Palmer climbed to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro last month.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Omaha Police Department are investigating the death of a 39-year-old Omaha man as a homicide.
A 45-year-old Lincoln man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in southwest Omaha Friday afternoon.
The Columbus Public Schools Board of Education on March 9 approved calling a special election in May for voters to decide on a $53.5 million facilities bond referendum.
Police have ruled the death of 20-year-old Rico Katami an accidental overdose after an autopsy. His body was found along Burlington Avenue during January.
Nebraska and South Carolina currently are the only states that do not use vending machines to process lottery ticket sales.
A 20-year-old Louisiana man charged with second-degree murder allegedly told witnesses that the man he shot had spoken ill of his mother.
Finalists for Nebraska education commissioner include in-state superintendent, others with state ties
The Nebraska Board of Education will interview the finalists March 30 before making its pick the next day.
Facing a shrinking pool of priests, declining Mass attendance and population shifts from rural to urban areas, the Archdiocese of Omaha plans to group its parishes into families.
A 19-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday just west of Ralston High School.
Officials said waste from a Kansas oil pipeline spill don't pose an environmental threat near a landfill outside Omaha.
A 61-year-old Omaha man died Monday from injuries he received last week when his vehicle collided with a school bus.
A former janitor at Otte Middle School in Blair was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for sending a sexually explicit photo to a student.
Can an employee sue their employer in civil court for a workplace injury? A judge will decide in a lawsuit brought against Catholic Charities of Omaha by an employee after an active-shooter drill.
Council Bluffs police are searching for 56-year-old Patrick Weber of Kearney, Nebraska, who was reported missing after traveling to Iowa last month.
The father of a 7-year-old boy who died in 2022 filed a claim against the city alleging first responders were negligent for not treating his son's seizure as an emergency.
Rep. Mike Flood, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, praises early federal government action in response to the failure of Silicon Valley Bank in California.
In a sport he took up just three years ago and began to flourish in three months ago, junior Eli Etherton has already won a national championship.
A $27.9 million school bond issue in Wayne passed by 30 votes.
A former Omaha police officer is now pleading guilty to producing and possessing child pornography, but denies that he transported the material.
The care Rebecca Anderson and her family received from her neurosurgeon after she suffered a serious head injury steered her to medicine.
Kandice Johnson is accused of having sex with a child who is between the ages of 12-15. Court records also allege Johnson attempted to make sexual contact with a student.
On Wednesday, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin appointed Lisa Coons, a finalist for the Nebraska Commissioner of Education opening, as the state's superintendent of public instruction.
William H. White and Sarah A. White were sentenced in federal court Tuesday after failing to pay more than $420,000 in employment taxes to the IRS.
A day after the Legislature advanced a bill banning some gender-affirming care for minors, opponents of the bill made good on their promise to slow the session to a crawl.
The state's lack of affordable child care and early learning is deemed to be a serious problem by nearly three-quarters of Nebraskans.
USA Today named the Omaha Zoo as the nation's best in its annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.
Its final inspection on Sept. 27, 1948, made North Platte one of Union Pacific's key centers and culminated William M. Jeffers’ influence on U.P.’s course in his hometown.