A new collaboration between the department and CenterPointe will have employees of the nonprofit respond to certain calls regarding "unsheltered" residents, rather than police officers.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services removed a page from its website that provided updates on concentrations of COVID-19 in wastewater, although Lancaster County still provides the data.
The Bike Kitchen is close to getting a new home in the Muny Pool bathhouse; ambulance fees went up; and the city is clarifying rules for booze at the zoo.
One person stuck around through a marathon City Council meeting Monday to testify at a public hearing on changes to the city's biennial budget, including $8 million in additional spending.
The City Council on Monday approved a special permit for a senior living home for people with Alzheimer's and dementia near 37th and Calvert streets, despite opposition from neighbors.
Lancaster County approved lower values to 505 properties out of the nearly 5,000 protests filed in a year with a record 23% jump in assessed values.
Family Connects, a new home visitation program for all new moms in Lincoln and Lancaster County, will begin early next month.
Nick Cusick, the CEO of Bison Inc., cited some budgetary disagreements as his reason for stepping down from the Lincoln Airport Authority Board.
Lincoln Animal Control got an unusual call recently: a marmot had traveled from Wyoming to Lincoln inside the engine compartment of a Lincoln family's van. Could they get it out?
A second Marriott Hotel at Ninth and R streets in the Haymarket — this one for extended stay visitors — would use $3 million in tax increment financing.
The city wants to expand the downtown business districts, which provide maintenance and management services to businesses and other property owners, to include the Telegraph District.
Demolition of the 67-year-old Pershing Center began in earnest Monday, with a gaping hole in the north side of the building on Centennial Mall near 16th and N streets.
Navy Week will feature a variety of activities — most notably, air shows by the Blue Angels on Aug. 26-27 — that will showcase the Navy's men and women.
StarTran will end booster routes to schools in September to comply with federal requirements, a change that could affect 250 Lincoln Public Schools students.
Faced with a whopping 23% jump in property valuations, the mayor wants to add $8 million to the 2022-23 general fund budget and lower the tax rate.
A bridge that leads to one of Denton's wells needs to be replaced. Some Lancaster County commissioners want Denton to help pay. Village leaders say they can't afford it.
Six-year-old Hazel Pinegar, a first grade student at Elliott Elementary School, won with her “Reading is for Everyone!” design.
The gathering, which will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the gym on the Southeast Community College Lincoln campus, 8800 O St., is open to the public.
Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer secured more than $20 million for water infrastructure projects across the state — including $10 million for a project Gov. Jim Pillen vetoed state funding for.
Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen is sending more than 60 Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border to aid Texas authorities in their efforts to counter immigration.
The city will use a mediation center to find consensus between neighbors who want to preserve green space in Woods Park and tennis advocates who want to expand the program.
The state agency charged with enforcing Nebraska's campaign finance laws voted 7-0 Friday to promote David Hunter, who has worked for the agency for 23 years, to head the commission.
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission delayed a public hearing on a request to vacate part of First Street as part of the controversial Wilderness Crossing development so opponents could attend.
City Hall: The city is regrading Trendwood Park's detention pond to make it drain (and smell) better; Pershing Center will come down soon; 63 Pin Oaks have been removed.
The new Air Park Community Center is officially open for business. It's the first community center to be co-located with a city library.
Lincoln's acting police chief stepped into the role with humility Monday, repeatedly praising her colleagues on LPD's command staff while being careful not to deride her predecessor.
The City Council approved Fifty-One Commons, a project to turn a nearly vacant lot near 52nd and Holdrege streets into a neighborhood center, affordable housing and community gardens.
The "Stage to Page" collaboration will begin on Aug. 4 when the cast of "Hamilton" conducts a special event at the Bennett Martin Public Library.
Ballots will begin to go out by mail on Monday for the special budget override election.