‘Nutcracker’ will be her final performance and her farewell to pain

Babe, a 22-year-old psychology major at Creighton University and a lifelong dancer, was riding through campus this April when she caught a bump in the road and slammed knee-first onto the pavement. Bloodied and hobbled, she managed to climb back on her bike and drift a few blocks downhill to the campus health center. Months of physical therapy followed.

Local teens live with spinal fractures

Three teenage athletes living on the same block in northwest Omaha competed at different schools, on different teams and in different age groups.