NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering in an Iowa hospital after being involved in a four-car wreck during a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway last night. Stewart was leading the 30-lap race but was spun out in Turn 4 and sent tumbling. Track officials say the three-time Sprint Cup champion was conscious before being placed on a stretcher. Stewart also had a sprint car wreck last week at Ohsweken Speedway in Ontario, Canada.
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.