School goes into lockdown after report of student with gun

An eastern Nebraska high school went into a lockdown after a student reported that another student walked into the building carrying what looked like a gun
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House Speaker Frank Chopp to step down as leader next spring

Washington state House Speaker Frank Chopp says he will step down from his leadership post next spring, but will continue to serve in the chamber
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Nebraska jobless rate again unchanged at 2.8 percent

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary October unemployment matched the September and August figure of 2.8 percent
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The Latest: Sheriff: 6 more bodies found; total of 29

Authorities have reported 6 additional deaths in a Northern California, raising the death toll to 29 and matching the deadliest wildfire on record in California
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The Latest: Sheriff: 228 people missing after wildfire

Authorities say 228 people remain unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire ravaged a swath of Northern California
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The Latest: SoCal Edison reports outage before wildfire

Southern California Edison has reported to state utilities regulators that there was an outage on one of its electrical circuits near where a large and destruct
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The Latest: Fire official: No additional structures burned

Fire officials believe no additional structures have burned in the huge wildfire west of Los Angeles
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The Latest: Some celebrities' homes destroyed in wildfire

Robin Thicke's Malibu home was destroyed while Caitlyn Jenner's was spared in a Southern California wildfire
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The Latest: Gov. Brown calls for resident to pull together

California Gov. Jerry Brown says now is a time for Californians to pull together as they face catastrophic fires at both ends of the state
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The Latest: WWII veteran finds refuge after wildfire

A Northern California businesswoman has taken in a 93-year-old World War II veteran who doesn't know if his home in Paradise is still standing after a deadly wi
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The Latest: Some celebrities lose homes in wildfires

Actor Gerard Butler and Camille Grammer Meyer of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" are among the celebrities whose homes have been damaged or destroyed in
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The Latest: Union says at least 39 firefighters lost homes

Union officials say at least 39 firefighters lost their homes as they tried to protect thousands of others from two deadly California wildfires
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The Latest: Sheriff feels guilty his family is OK after fire

The Northern California sheriff overseeing search and rescue in a deadly wildfire says he feels guilty and blessed that his family is safe while others are mour
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The Latest: Man searching for missing mother after fire

A man is searching shelters in Northern California for his missing 75-year-old mother
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Man who assaulted deputy during escape gets up to 113 years

A man who attacked a sheriff's deputy during an escape in eastern Nebraska has been given up to 113 years in prison
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The Latest: Omaha elects 1st openly bisexual state lawmaker

Voters in midtown Omaha have elected Nebraska's first openly bisexual senator to the state Legislature
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The Latest: Lincoln voters approve term limit for mayors

Lincoln voters have approved a charter amendment that limits the Lincoln mayor to three consecutive terms
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Scribner voters approve local immigration issue

Voters in an eastern Nebraska community have decided to bar employing or renting residences to people living in the U.S. illegally
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US regulators subpoenaed Tesla production data, company says

Tesla gets SEC subpoena about last year's production forecasts for the Model 3 electric car
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Wyoming's jobless rate increases to 4.1 percent in September

Wyoming's unemployment rate increased to 4.1 percent in September
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Student's class essay about being raped sends man to prison

Investigators say a high school student's essay about overcoming obstacles is what led to an Ohio man pleading guilty to raping three sisters years ago
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Nebraska jobless rate unchanged at 2.8 percent in September

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate was 2.8 percent in September _ unchanged from August
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Construction site tower collapses in California, injuring 3

Fire officials say a 1,000-pound rebar tower at a Northern California construction site toppled over, injuring 3 workers including one critically
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Unionized workers, Treasure Island reach tentative contract

Unionized workers have reached a tentative labor agreement with the Treasure Island casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip
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