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Appeal Likely in Controversial Chicken Farm Case
Appeal Likely in Controversial Chicken Farm Case

It appears the fight over the controversial Sunset Poultry chicken farm, which would be located near this lonely stretch of road 15 miles north of Lincoln, is not over yet.

Victim UPDATE: Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

Victim UPDATE: Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

We now have an update on the multi-vehicle accident that shutdown a highway north of Hastings earlier this week.

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

An investigation by News Channel Nebraska is raising questions about the 2017 election of Omaha City Councilman Vinny Palermo.

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

The 33rd Tour de Nebraska announced its route for the 2020 year.

Grand Island district added to National Register of Historic Places

Grand Island district added to National Register of Historic Places

A Grand Island location has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Rural Lawmakers Pushing 35% Solution Hard

Rural Lawmakers Pushing 35% Solution Hard

There’s a new round in the fight over lower property taxes and it ups the ante surrounding the so-called 35 per cent solution: A petition drive to in effect cut property taxes by that’s right 35 per cent.

Grand jury clears officers in Hastings suicide case

Grand jury clears officers in Hastings suicide case

An Adams County grand jury Tuesday concluded that officers did nothing wrong in the October death of a Hastings man.

Eastman Files for Congress, Again.

Eastman Files for Congress, Again.

Kara Eastman insists it’s a complete coincidence that she is making her second run for Congress official, filing papers with the Secretary of State, the day before the House Judiciary Committee is expected to launch its push to impeach the president.

Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

The Adams County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accident late Monday afternoon on Highway 281 just north of Hastings.

Police continue looking for man accused of child sexual assault

Police continue looking for man accused of child sexual assault

The Holdrege Police Department continues to look for a 33-year-old man wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault.

8 Nebraska State Fair workers lose jobs amid restructuring

8 Nebraska State Fair workers lose jobs amid restructuring

Eight full-time employees at the Nebraska State Fair have lost their jobs.

Lexington Winery Granary Storage Catches Fire

Lexington Winery Granary Storage Catches Fire

Over two dozen firefighters battled a blaze Saturday night at a Winery in Lexington.

Iowa Caucus Countdown

Iowa Caucus Countdown

It’s day three of Joe Biden’s eight day “No Malarkey” Iowa bus tour.

Saturday Blizzard Causes Semi To Slide Off Road In Grand Island

Saturday Blizzard Causes Semi To Slide Off Road In Grand Island

The winter weather made for dangerous driving conditions on Saturday, and crews in Grand Island were kept busy after a semi slid off the road.

Snow, wind create travel hazards throughout northern Nebraska

Snow, wind create travel hazards throughout northern Nebraska

While NW Nebraska digs out of over a foot of snow, a winter weather advisory will be making travel tough in NE Nebraska Sunday morning.

Holdrege Police Department Looking For Man Accused Of Sexual Assault

Holdrege Police Department Looking For Man Accused Of Sexual Assault

The Holdrege Police Department is searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a child.

Snow closes stretch of Interstate 80

Snow closes stretch of Interstate 80

I-80 has been closed between Kearney and York.

Conditions Worsen In Central Nebraska

Conditions Worsen In Central Nebraska

NCN reporter Tommy Rezac has an update from Kearney about the snow conditions going into Tuesday night.

McCook digs out from snow

McCook digs out from snow

Residents of McCook are continuing to battle with the latest round of snowfall in western Nebraska.

Visibility Worsens in Grand Island

Visibility Worsens in Grand Island

Visibility in Central Nebraska is beginning to worsen as the winter storm continues to move throughout the state.

Snow already covering several Nebraska highways

Snow already covering several Nebraska highways

A storm system that’s expected to drop up to a foot of snow in western Nebraska is making travel hazardous and has forced closure of highways and county roads.

City officials ready for the worst in Kearney

City officials ready for the worst in Kearney

This winter storm didn't catch anyone by surprise; we knew it was coming.

Campus closed at UNK

Campus closed at UNK

The winter storm is quieting classrooms and campuses all over the state today.

Roads in southwest Nebraska quickly deteriorating

Roads in southwest Nebraska quickly deteriorating

Southwest Nebraska is forecast to bear the brunt of this winter storm and conditions are bad on the highways there.

Snow begins falling in Kearney

Snow begins falling in Kearney

The snow has begun to fall in south central where the winds are starting to pick up as well.

Buttigieg Downplays NCN's 'Peaking to Soon' Question

Buttigieg Downplays NCN's 'Peaking to Soon' Question

It wasn't fire marshall, no-more-allowed-in, material but a good sized crowd listened and cheered as Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg made his anti-Trump case in Council Bluffs Monday night.

UNK cancels class in preparation of winter storm

UNK cancels class in preparation of winter storm

The University of Nebraska at Kearney has announced it will cancel classes in preparation of winter storm.

Authorities Search for Missing Man in Buffalo County

Authorities Search for Missing Man in Buffalo County

The Buffalo County Sheriff's office is searching for a missing person last seen at a campground near Elm Creek last week.

Schwab Buying TD Ameritrade In Stock Swap

Schwab Buying TD Ameritrade In Stock Swap

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in a $26 billion stock swap, a blockbuster agreement accelerated by massive disruption in the online brokerage industry. Competitive pressure has already forced brokerages to make it free

Winter storm warnings issued for almost two-thirds of the state

Winter storm warnings issued for almost two-thirds of the state

The National Weather Service expects up to a foot of snow in some parts of the state between now and Wednesday morning.

Nebraska State Patrol says Phelps County deputy arrested

Nebraska State Patrol says Phelps County deputy arrested

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Phelps County sheriff’s deputy on suspicion of third-degree assault and child abuse for an altercation that left a 15-year-old girl with a black eye.

Official: State Fair Facing Bankruptcy

Official: State Fair Facing Bankruptcy

On the heels of an exclusive News Channel Nebraska investigation that uncovered major financial and personnel problems at the Nebraska State Fair, more concerns have now surfaced.

Woman severely injured in apparent deer attack

Woman severely injured in apparent deer attack

Authorities say a woman was severely injured in an incident with a mule deer buck on a farm in Webster County.

Kearney man going to prison for assaulting jogger

Kearney man going to prison for assaulting jogger

A Kearney man convicted on a felony for attacking a jogger is going to prison.

Burglary of Rockville Post Office Under Investigation

Burglary of Rockville Post Office Under Investigation

The Sherman County Sheriff's Office is looking suspects responsible for the burglary of a post office.

Man accused of deer poaching faces several charges

Man accused of deer poaching faces several charges

A man is charged with a dozen counts stemming from a deer poaching investigation in south-central Nebraska.

Hastings Kool-Aid Days merging with Oregon Trail Rodeo

Hastings Kool-Aid Days merging with Oregon Trail Rodeo

The summer event which celebrates Hastings as the home of Kool-Aid is changing locations and partnering with the Oregon Trail Rodeo.

Downtown Broken Bow Accident Between School Bus And Semi Result In No Injuries

Downtown Broken Bow Accident Between School Bus And Semi Result In No Injuries

An accident between a Broken Bow School Bus and a semi hauling an empty cattle trailer, resulted in no injuries.

Osceola-High Plains prepares for championship game as end of co-op nears

Osceola-High Plains prepares for championship game as end of co-op nears

POLK - For the first, and possibly last time in team history, the Osceola-High Plains Stormdogs are headed to the Class D1 state championship.

Hastings woman gets jail, suspended sentence in sexting case

Hastings woman gets jail, suspended sentence in sexting case

An Adams county judge Wednesday sentenced a former Hastings High school para-educator to one year on probation for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Lexington Man Wins $82,000 in Lottery

Lexington Man Wins $82,000 in Lottery

A Lexington man is feeling lucky after winning more than $80,000 in the Nebraska Lottery.

Recall Election Date Set for Broken Bow Mayor

Recall Election Date Set for Broken Bow Mayor

A central Nebraska mayor will face a recall election at the start of 2020.

Two-vehicle crash slows traffic in Grand Island

Two-vehicle crash slows traffic in Grand Island

A two-vehicle crash led to a slowdown of traffic during rush hour Tuesday in downtown Grand Island.

Preferred Popcorn, Valmont Named 2019 Manufacturers of the Year

Preferred Popcorn, Valmont Named 2019 Manufacturers of the Year

Preferred Popcorn and Valmont Industries are your 2019 Nebraska Manufacturers of the Year.

Longtime GISH Volleyball Coach Bill Root to Retire from Coaching

Longtime GISH Volleyball Coach Bill Root to Retire from Coaching

GRAND ISLAND - Grand Island Senior High volleyball coach Bill Root has announced his plan to retire from coaching. “Coach Root has been a tremendous asset for Grand Island Senior High,” said activities director Cindy Wells. “He has dedic

Doane University's CAPE program works to prevent sexual assault

Doane University's CAPE program works to prevent sexual assault

According to Doane University, the number of reported sexual assaults is on the rise, but the university says that doesn't mean there are more sexual assaults. It just means more people feel safe enough to report what happened.

GI Public Schools looking at Shopko building for new preschool

GI Public Schools looking at Shopko building for new preschool

In a recent board meeting, a proposal was introduced to renovate the vacant Shopko building in Grand Island to be utilized as a new early learning center for Grand Island Public Schools.

Mailboxes damaged in Hastings vandalism spree

Mailboxes damaged in Hastings vandalism spree

Hastings Police are following up on leads as to who might be responsible for vandalizing at least 70 mailboxes Thursday night and Friday morning.

Emergency responders practice active shooter drill

Emergency responders practice active shooter drill

It's hard to imagine an active shooter situation happening where you live, but it's something all emergency responders have to be prepared for.

Grand Island stand-off suspect headed to trial court

Grand Island stand-off suspect headed to trial court

The case of a Grand Island man arrested after a three-hour police standoff is headed to trial court.

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

Nebraska Community Foundation focuses on the future at 25th Annual Celebration

What do the next 25 years look like for Greater Nebraska?

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 121 LBs of Marijuana in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested one man and seized 121 pounds of marijuana following a Wednesday traffic stop on Interstate 80 near the Giltner exit.

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

NDOT Announces the Opening of Highways in Cherry County

The Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced the return of normal two-way traffic to Highway 83 between Thedford and Valentine.

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

Hastings man gets three years in prison for causing son's brain damage

A Hastings man has been given three years in prison for causing brain damage to his infant son.

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

Church Burglaries in Cozad Under Investigation

The Cozad Police Department is investigating several Church Burglaries that happened this week.

NCN Investigation: State Fair Not All Fun and Games

NCN Investigation: State Fair Not All Fun and Games

From the clothes she wears to the budget she runs the woman in charge of the Nebraska State Fair has heard her share of complaints. 

Broken Bow City Council Unanimously Approves Recall Election

Broken Bow City Council Unanimously Approves Recall Election

The Broken Bow City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday, November 12, the meeting however, was anything but normal.

Police say accidental overdose cause of deaths at Grand Island hotel

Police say accidental overdose cause of deaths at Grand Island hotel

Grand Island Police have concluded the investigation into the death of two people at a Grand Island hotel.

UPDATE: Name of South Dakota man killed in crash on I-80 released

UPDATE: Name of South Dakota man killed in crash on I-80 released

A South Dakota man is dead following an accident on Interstate 80 Sunday afternoon.

Judge: Teen murder case too violent for juvenile court

Judge: Teen murder case too violent for juvenile court

Pointing to previous problems in the juvenile system, a Grand Island judge turned down a teenager's request that his murder trial be moved to juvenile court.

Mullen convicted of lesser charges in Hastings murder case

Mullen convicted of lesser charges in Hastings murder case

A Hastings man pleaded guilty to attempted robbery and accessory to a felony in the shooting death of Hastings resident Jose Hansen.

Wood River accident victim identified

Wood River accident victim identified

Hall County Sheriff's officials have released the name of the man killed Saturday after being struck by a tractor in Wood River.

Vargas Running for Re-Election, Wants Raises for Lawmakers

Vargas Running for Re-Election, Wants Raises for Lawmakers

A state lawmaker who wants to raise senators’ pay and push out new rules for food-trucks is running for re-election.

Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

Trial scheduled for midwife blamed for death of baby

A trial has been scheduled for a midwife who tried unsuccessfully to deliver a child at an Omaha home.

Man dies after vehicle runs off Kearney County road

Man dies after vehicle runs off Kearney County road

Authorities say a man died after his vehicle ran off a Kearney County road and flipped.

Palmer Veterans Memorial has hopes of expansion

Palmer Veterans Memorial has hopes of expansion

The operators of a central Nebraska veterans memorial have plans to expand it.

Escapee returned to Kearney YRTC

Escapee returned to Kearney YRTC

An 18-year-old boy is back at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment in Kearney after escaping Sunday.