Nebraska City police would rely on legal protections from the Fraternal Order of Police under officer’s first-ever contract proposal presented to city officials Friday. Ofc. Chris Richardson said recent trends nationally, such as the upheaval in Ferguson, Mo.,  encouraged officers to join 330,000 others in  the Fraternal Order of Police with an unanimous vote. […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Kyle Hittle hit a contested baseline jumper after Nebraska’s Terran Petteway threw away an inbound pass, and Incarnate Word upset Nebraska 74-73 on Wednesday night for the biggest victory in the Cardinals’ one-plus seasons making the transition from Division II to Division I. The Cornhuskers looked like they might survive after […]

LINCOLN – After an upset win and an upset loss, the Nebraska women’s basketball team is staying put in the latest Associated Press Top 25. The Huskers are 12th in the nation for the 2nd straight week, after beating then 9th-ranked Duke and losing to un-ranked Alabama last week. South Carolina is #1, followed by […]

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Nikki Hegstetter scooped a loose ball off the floor to score with less than two seconds to play and Alabama survived a missed final shot to upset 12th-ranked Nebraska 53-51 on Sunday. Hegstetter had two baskets and two offensive boards by that point but was in the right spot to scoop […]

Mike Riley is the new leader of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The former Oregon State Beavers’ coach was introduced Friday morning by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst. Riley takes over for Bo Pelini, who ran the program for the last seven seasons. He was let go by the university on Nov. 30. So, who is Mike Riley? […]

Nebraska Football officially has a new face at the helm. Mike Riley was introduced Friday morning in front of over 100 people on the 3rd floor of Memorial Stadium. He stood at the podium and took questions from the media, but as soon as he stepped away and walked around to greet others he met […]

Lincoln, NE—The University of Nebraska has hired Mike Riley as its new Head Football Coach, Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst announced today.  Riley will be formally introduced at a news conference on Friday, December 5th at 9:00 a.m. in the West Memorial Stadium – 3rd Floor Club. Riley comes to Nebraska after 14 seasons as […]

PENDER, Neb. (AP) – A Thurston County sheriff’s deputy has been injured in a collision between his patrol pickup and a semitrailer in northeast Nebraska. A Nebraska State Patrol news release says the accident occurred around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, about three miles east of Pender on Nebraska Highway 94. The patrol says the marked sheriff’s […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Emily Cady put back a missed shot with 49 seconds left to put No. 12 Nebraska up by five and seal a 60-54 win over No. 9 Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday night. Nebraska (7-0, 0-0 Big Ten) which led by as many as 13 in the first […]

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Fired head coach Bo Pelini has held one last meeting with his former players at Nebraska. They met off the university campus, gathering Tuesday night in the auditorium of Lincoln North Star High School. Pelini was fired Sunday after finishing the season 9-3. His Huskers never won a conference championship and […]