{FD} Man accused of helping girlfriend commit suicide said he thought she had terminal cancer

Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend’s death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn’t find any tumors.

Woman sentenced to life in prison for killing ‘other’ woman in love triangle, stealing identity

A convicted killer who prosecutors said killed her romantic rival and then posed as the victim — for four years — in fake emails and Facebook accounts to cover up her crime was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday.

{FD} Nebraska patrol accused of requiring vaginal exams for women

The Nebraska State Patrol has for years forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary pelvic exams performed by a male doctor before they can be hired, according to a new federal lawsuit that has prompted a criminal investigation.

{FD} Jail for married English teacher, 27, who arranged tryst with 16-year-old boy ‘for the purpose of sexual penetration’

A Nebraska schoolteacher who was charged in February for allegedly having sex with a teenage boy was sentenced on Monday.

{FD} Nebraska mail carrier’s pile includes century-old letter

A Nebraska postal worker going through a stack of mail made an odd discovery–a letter that had been mailed before World War I.

{FD} Nebraska teen builds US flag with toy bricks, setting Guinness World Record

A Nebraska teen built an American flag out of little bricks on Saturday and set the Guinness World Record for the largest image ever built with interlocking plastic blocks.

{FD} Man accused in deadly jail break returned to Iowa

A man accused of shooting two sheriff’s deputies, one fatally, in an Iowa jail escape has been returned to that state to face charges.

{FD} Children share stories of Iowa dad, a deputy slain on duty

The western Iowa sheriff’s deputy who authorities say was killed by an inmate during a jail escape was remembered Monday for the way he treated everyone with respect.

{FD} Man accused in deadly Iowa jail escape agrees to extradition

A man accused of shooting two deputies, one fatally, while escaping from jail in western Iowa before being recaptured in Nebraska will head back to Iowa to face charges in the case.

{FD} Prosecutor: Escape suspect won’t fight extradition to Iowa

An inmate accused of shooting two Iowa deputies and escaping from jail before being recaptured a short time later in Nebraska will likely be returned quickly to Iowa to face charges, the Omaha area’s top prosecutor said Tuesday.

{FD} The Latest: Jail escape shootings suspect to be extradited

The Latest on a man accused of shooting two western Iowa sheriff’s deputies, killing one, before stealing a jail transport van to escape.

{FD} Escaped inmate faces kidnapping, fleeing charges in Nebraska

An inmate accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy and injuring another during his western Iowa jail escape faces a hearing in Nebraska, where he was captured.

{FD} Iowa deputy dies after shooting at jail; escaped inmate in custody

A Nebraska sheriff’s deputy died from his injuries Monday after being shot by an inmate who escaped from county jail, the Omaha World-Herald reported.

{FD} Inmate crashes out of Iowa jail in stolen transport van

An inmate who escaped from a western Iowa jail has been captured after crashing a stolen vehicle during a police chase in neighboring Nebraska.