Statewide means what it sounds like — stories as relevant in Valentine as they are in Nebraska City. These are issues that touch all of us. Think: the environment, legislative policy, universities and more.
A June FFP investigation found that in the past decade, one of every three state civil forfeiture cases in Nebraska happened in Seward County, population 17,608. Now, a bill seeks to end the practice statewide.
An Omaha woman’s son and other Nebraska juveniles are spending longer stretches locked in solitary confinement. State officials say confinement is needed in some cases. Research says it harms children.