Dangerous Severe Weather Outbreak Possible in the Midwest on Sunday

After a long period without any severe weather, the atmosphere appears primed for a potentially dangerous severe weather outbreak tomorrow across areas from Kansas to Minnesota. Some areas could see tornadoes, baseball-size hail, and winds in excess of 75 MPH. » 8/30/14 3:18pm 8/30/14 3:18pm

Driving Straight Towards Two Huge Tornadoes Is The Peak Of Insanity

I know that "technically" the people in this video are "professional" "storm chasers," and that "technically" they "know what they're doing," but by golly I can't fathom anything that would make me want to drive straight towards these whirling vortices. That's nuts. » 6/17/14 2:15pm 6/17/14 2:15pm

The Three Thieves Who Stole This Woman's Car Couldn't Drive Stick And…

If you're going to steal a car you've never driven before, it's a good idea to know how to drive stick, just in case. The three teenagers who carjacked Jebelle Yaunk's Honda CRX didn't and made fools of themselves as they fumbled helplessly. » 12/07/12 3:30pm 12/07/12 3:30pm

This Stretch Of Nebraska Interstate Has Two Speed Limits

Looks like Nebraska road crews either suck at communicating or are happily screwing with the state's drivers. A Jalopnik reader spotted this confusing pair of speed signs on I-80 in Western Nebraska this week. » 11/14/12 1:30pm 11/14/12 1:30pm

Buy Carhenge now for just $300,000

Carhenge, the tongue-in-cheek tribute to Stonehenge assembled from old cars, is now for sale. For a mere three hundred thousand dollars you can take ownership of this popular (number two wackiest tourist attraction in America!) piece of postmodern art located near Alliance in western Nebraska. » 10/21/11 10:00am 10/21/11 10:00am

Forgotten stash of project cars goes up for auction

For some reason Nebraska is the place to be this July if you are in the market for a project car. We told you last month about the 200 car junkyard being auctioned July 17 in Maxwell, Nebraska. While browsing Hemmings this past week we came across another 150 car auction of one man's project cars that will be sold… » 7/03/11 4:00pm 7/03/11 4:00pm

Thieves snatch teenagers' dragster before first race

Two 17-year-old twins in Omaha, Neb., had big plans for their first drag race in their hardtail SuperComp this weekend — until the car and its trailer were stolen from an Omaha lot. » 6/03/11 12:00pm 6/03/11 12:00pm

This man drove a truck full of naked people, drunk

It is not, apparently, illegal to drive while naked in Nebraska as long as "no one is alarmed." Sadly, 32-year-old Nickolus Borgman figured out a way to alarm many, many people in the Lincoln area with his nude-driving antics. » 2/24/11 4:00pm 2/24/11 4:00pm

Man Gets Ninth DUI Arrest After Court Hearing For Eighth

William Parminter of Lincoln, Neb., drove away from the Lancaster County Courthouse Friday after a hearing for his eighth driving while intoxicated charge. Problems: His license was suspended, he was sipping a Keystone Light and his blood alcohol was .238. » 1/24/11 4:30pm 1/24/11 4:30pm

Whoomah! More Vintage Drag Racing Action From Iowa

You got a little taste of the gasser action at Mid-America Motorplex a couple weeks back, but the great vintage drag racing machinery went well beyond guardrail-scrapin' Anglias! » 9/12/10 10:00am 9/12/10 10:00am

The Top 28 Lemons of the Mutually Assured Destruction of Omaha 24 Hours…

After 35 LeMons races, a Volkswagen has finally taken the overall win! With a small field due to the usual first-time-at-new-track deal, the race for the win on laps became a Supra-versus-Golf affair early on. » 9/04/10 11:00am 9/04/10 11:00am

Nebraska Car Collector Busted For Avoiding Tax on 150 Cars

A Nebraska car collector has been charged with avoiding sales taxes on 150 vehicles in his private collection. Nebraska State Troopers say Mark Pieloch, 52, will turn himself in on one felony charge of tax evasion. [ConcoursBlog.com] » 9/02/10 8:30am 9/02/10 8:30am

And The Winner Is...

The Mutually Assured Destruction Of Omaha 24 Hours of LeMons race is over. The cars are on the trailers, heading home, and I'm at the Omaha airport doing the same. Finally, a Volkswagen has taken an overall LeMons win! » 8/29/10 7:30pm 8/29/10 7:30pm

Day One In The Books: Volkswagen Golf Leads

Saturday was a long, sweaty, buggy racing session at the Mutually Assured Destruction Of Omaha LeMons, with engines nuking head gaskets all day long. » 8/29/10 1:30am 8/29/10 1:30am

Bobcats, Berettas, and John Wilkes Booth: BS Inspections at the Omaha…

Actually, this race is taking place in Iowa, but Omaha is the nearest big city and it's impossible to resist naming a race the Mutually Assured Destruction Of Omaha, at the "Omahanebraskarring." » 8/28/10 1:00am 8/28/10 1:00am

Welcome To Omaha!

I spent the last week on vacation in Wisconsin, but now it's work time: busting cheatin' racers at the Mutually Assured Destruction Of Omaha LeMons race! Here's one of the first things we saw upon entering the state of Nebraska. » 8/28/10 12:30am 8/28/10 12:30am

Börked Swedes Find That Purgatory Is A Cold, Cold Place

This series features plenty of junked vehicles in not-so-frozen California, but we're really missing out on the full junkyard experience by not visiting Omaha! » 2/06/10 11:00am 2/06/10 11:00am

Austin Stays Golden, Drives From Ann Arbor to Colorado On E85

One of our resident reviewers proved you can go home again by getting some action from Jean Jennings. No, not like that. Austin went back to his old Automobile boss and picked up a gig driving an Impala solely on E85 from Michigan to the Coors brewery in Golden, where they not only brew beer, but manufacture ethanol.… » 8/31/06 3:30pm 8/31/06 3:30pm

Art Cars Heading Out to the Highway...In Nebraska

We're waiting for the Rob Halford tribute art car, covered in studs with an oversided leather-daddy cap mounted on the roof and windshield-sized aviator shades. And of course, it would need a really big, pink-hi-temp-coated turbocharger. But while we're waiting, Nebraskans are acting on other fronts, presenting a… » 8/14/06 8:30pm 8/14/06 8:30pm

Nebraska Government Fondles the Corn...Sorta

As one of the largest corn-producing states in the Union, the state government of Nebraska feels compelled to run its vehicles on ethanol blends. However, when the price of the fuels skyrocketed recently, a memo went out to the state's vehicle-using employees to run whatever was cheapest cost-per-mile-wise, E85 or… » 8/07/06 3:15pm 8/07/06 3:15pm