Nebraska mother charged with helping her daughter have an abortion

A Nebraska woman is facing charges for getting abortion pills for her 17-year-old daughter to help her end her pregnancy around 24 weeks. Investigators used a search warrant to obtain Facebook messages between the two, where they discussed using medication to induce an abortion and planned to burn the fetus afterward.

2 Nebraska kids found dead in home, father arrested in California

5-year-old Emily and 3-year-old Theodore had been staying with their father in Nebraska for a court-ordered visitation with him. But when their mom couldn't get a hold of her children, she repeatedly called police before a family friend found both kids dead in the home. Their father disappeared but was later arrested in California.

Nebraska launches 'beef passport' program for meat eating

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts ramped up his crusade for the meat industry on Wednesday by endorsing a new “beef passport” program to promote meat eating, a few weeks after he blasted Colorado's governor for a resolution encouraging its residents to eat less.