An Omaha attorney speculated that brain fog or respiratory distress from COVID may have caused his client to drive more than twice the speed limit and ram into three cars stopped at a light.
Kristi Egger, a longtime deputy public defender, announced her candidacy for Lancaster County public defender. Public Defender Joe Nigro, who has served two terms, hasn't announced whether he'll run.
An Omaha man who fled to Nicaragua while awaiting trial on child enticement charges won’t be going to any remote locales anytime soon. His next destination: Tecumseh or Lincoln. In prison.
Prince Andrew is facing the prospect of a trial in a very public civil lawsuit for sexual abuse later this year, after losing his attempt to h…
A prosecutor in the congressman's case said when someone in an investigation is told what their status is, it's not a promise that it won't change.
Robert Durst, the wealthy New York real estate heir and failed fugitive who was dogged for decades with suspicion in the disappearance and deaths of those around him before he was convicted of killing his best friend and sentenced to life in prison, has died.
The verdict capped a monthlong trial featuring sordid accounts of the sexual exploitation of girls as young as 14, told by four women who described being abused as teens in the 1990s and early 2000s.
We recently published a question from a reader who was looking for someone to help her manage her end-of-life issues. We received a number of responses from readers.
A jury has convicted Jussie Smollett on five of six charges he staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lied to Chicago police about it…
Q: My wife and I own our house outright. We have two daughters, each of whom has a boy. They do not communicate with us because of some misunderstandings through the years. So, we are thinking about moving overseas.
"The need to prevent the spread of COVID-19 was severe, and the DHMs provided legitimate ways to limit community spread," Chief United States District Judge Robert Rossiter Jr. said in his order Wednesday.
The trial of Kim Potter begins this week as jurors determine whether the former suburban Minneapolis police officer purposely shot a 20-year-old Black man or truly mistook a gun for a Taser during a traffic stop.
The Biden administration has struck a deal with Mexico to reinstate a Trump-era border policy that forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for hearings.
Q: My mother bought her home in 1968 but doesn’t remember where the title or deed is. She has the release of mortgage paperwork. Is this the same thing as her title? What documents do we need to put the property into her living trust?
The Supreme Court's new conservative majority on Wednesday will weigh the fate of a famous liberal precedent: the Roe v. Wade decision and the right of pregnant women to choose abortion.
Jury selection started Monday in the trial of former "Empire" star Jussie Smollett, who is accused of making false reports to authorities that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in 2019.
Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday. Here's the latest.
The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse case has now been deliberating longer than the juries in the high-profile trials of Casey Anthony, Derek Chauvin and O.J. Simpson.
Here's a look at the mistrial requests in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial and what they mean.
Gov. Kevin Stitt commuted Jones' sentence to life without the possibility of parole.
Kyle Rittenhouse's lawyers are asking the judge to declare a mistrial over prosecution video evidence. Watch live here.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Children's Justice Clinic has served Lancaster County's vulnerable child population in the justice system since 2017.
Now, thanks to new funding, the program's efforts will expand to work on increasing quality child advocacy in rural communities across Nebraska.