Several Huskers football players are receiving conference honors. Running back Ameer Abdullah and defensive end Randy Gregory have been named First Team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media. Cornerback Ciante Evans made the coaches All-Big Ten First Team.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.
Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.