New DUI law could keep more drivers behind the wheel

January 5th, 2012

By Perry Stoner

Lincoln, NE – With the new calendar year, new laws go into effect in Nebraska. Two new laws address driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Lawmakers tackle drunk drivers, tele-abortions

May 10th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Changing the way drunk drivers are handled, and prohibiting telemedicine or webcam abortions, were among proposals advanced in the Nebraska Legislature Tuesday.

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Your kids are (still) drinking

April 21st, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Parents are being encouraged to talk to their kids about drinking today. April 21st has been declared Power Talk Day. But after all the talking and all the statistics… are teens getting the message?

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Binge drinking in Nebraska

February 18th, 2011

By Perry Stoner

Lincoln, NE – NET News takes a look at binge drinking among young people and college students in a television documentary that airs Friday night. It follows a three-part radio series below: Binge.

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Reducing birthday binge drinking

January 25th, 2011

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Cutting down on binge drinking when young people turn 21 is the goal of a bill heard Monday by a legislative committee. But, some question if the approach being considered would be fair, or effective.

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Nebraska ranks 3rd in drunk driving

December 14th, 2010

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Nebraska has the third highest rate of drunk drivers in the country. That’s according to a new survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which shows a staggering 30 million people in America admitted to driving drunk last year.

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