The Royals have one of the top international prospects in the fold. The team has signed 16-year-old Italian shortstop Marten Gasparini to a 1.3-million-dollar contract. He’s ranked the fourth-best international prospect by MLB.com. His signing bonus is the highest ever for a European, topping the previous mark of 750-thousand. Gasparini is a switch-hitter.
State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.
Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.
Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.
Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.
Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.