2015 was a historic year for Nebraska in many ways. Here are 10 of the top news stories for the year.

2015 will go down in the history books as a year full of major stories.

Obama announced the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline during a late-morning news conference, citing the urgency of climate change. He appeared with Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden, saying the pipeline would have neither been the economic silver bullet proponents said in terms of job creation and lower gas prices nor the environmental disaster opponents claimed.

TECUMSEH -- Driveways to the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution were blocked late Sunday night, and red and blue flashing patrol-car ligh…

A historic vote Wednesday in the Nebraska Legislature saw 30 state senators give just enough support to override a Republican governor's veto of Ernie Chambers' bill (LB268) that repealed the state's death penalty. 

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