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Icy Accidents Include Jackknifing Semi-Trailer

Icy Accidents Include Jackknifing Semi-Trailer

Adams man injured when semi-trailer slides into southbound lane of Highway 50

1 killed in fiery crash northwest of Lincoln

1 killed in fiery crash northwest of Lincoln

A man was killed in a crash on Highway 79 Tuesday night, according to the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office.

Emerson Police receive bullet proof vests

Emerson Police receive bullet proof vests

A state-wide organization has given life-saving equipment to a northeast Nebraska police department.

Discussions Continue On Highway 275 Expansion

Discussions Continue On Highway 275 Expansion

The expansion of Highway 275 has been one of the most talked about roads projects in Nebraska over the last number of years, and while a construction date is set for a portion of the project, concerns still remain from local residents.

Car driver killed, another injured in collision with semi

Car driver killed, another injured in collision with semi

Authorities say a driver was killed in a collision involving two cars and a semitrailer on the south end of York.

Grandmother pleads guilty to drowning death of grandchild

Grandmother pleads guilty to drowning death of grandchild

An Omaha woman who accepted a plea agreement in the death of her great-granddaughter has now been sentenced.

150k Lottery Ticket Sold in Pierce Claimed

150k Lottery Ticket Sold in Pierce Claimed

A $150,000 lottery ticket sold in Pierce in September has finally been claimed.

Stargazing woman who fell off bridge taken to Omaha hospital

Stargazing woman who fell off bridge taken to Omaha hospital

Authorities say a woman who fell off a bridge while stargazing has been transferred from a Lincoln hospital to one in Omaha.

Senate debates trial rules early afternoon update

Senate debates trial rules early afternoon update

Let the trial begin, well actually not so fast.

New Hearings Set For Three Defendants in Tecumseh Home Invasion

New Hearings Set For Three Defendants in Tecumseh Home Invasion

February pretrial hearings set in Tecumseh home invasion, in May of 2019

Stargazing woman who fell off bridge taken to Omaha hospital

Stargazing woman who fell off bridge taken to Omaha hospital

Authorities say a woman who fell off a bridge while stargazing has been transferred from a Lincoln hospital to one in Omaha.

Corps trims water flowing into lower Missouri River

Corps trims water flowing into lower Missouri River

The amount of water being released into the Missouri River from Gavins Point Dam will be reduced slightly to protect drinking water supplies even though the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is still working to eliminate water from last year.

TD Ameritrade's profit falls 37% after cutting commissions

TD Ameritrade's profit falls 37% after cutting commissions

Online brokerage TD Ameritrade’s fiscal first-quarter profit fell 37% in the first full quarter with free commissions on most trades.

Car driver killed, another injured in collision with semi

Car driver killed, another injured in collision with semi

Authorities say a driver was killed in a collision involving two cars and a semitrailer on the south end of York.

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Congressman's Tale of Two Contributions

Lev Parnas jumped back into the news recently insisting the Trump Administration orchestrated a “Dirt for Dollars” scheme leading to the President’s impeachment.

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

Man acquitted of murder gets 40-44 years on robbery charge

A Nebraska man who was acquitted of a murder charge has been imprisoned for conspiring to commit a robbery in Hastings.

1 driver killed, 2 injured in Lancaster County crash

1 driver killed, 2 injured in Lancaster County crash

Authorities say a three-vehicle crash in Lancaster County left one of the drivers dead and two others injured.

Iowa woman pleads guilty in Nebraska vehicular homicide case

Iowa woman pleads guilty in Nebraska vehicular homicide case

An Iowa woman has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide for fatally striking a pedestrian in northeast Nebraska's Dakota County.

Wilber Man to Fill Vacancy on Southeast Community College Board of Governors

Wilber Man to Fill Vacancy on Southeast Community College Board of Governors

SCC Board selects Tim Cerveny, of Wilber, to fill vacant at-large position

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

Overnight precipitation ices over eastern Nebraska

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of eastern Nebraska until noon Wednesday.

Fairbury City Council tables action on water tower design, specifically the 'Jeff Man' logo

Fairbury City Council tables action on water tower design, specifically the 'Jeff Man' logo

At the last school board meeting on Jan. 13, Fairbury Public Schools expressed no interest in contributing anything toward the expense.

Colorado legislator has baby, eyes quick return to session

Colorado legislator has baby, eyes quick return to session

A Colorado lawmaker who gave birth during the legislative session said she plans to return to the Capitol as soon as possible to take votes on the floor.

Emergency management keeping eye on North Platte, Loup rivers

Emergency management keeping eye on North Platte, Loup rivers

With water levels rising in central Nebraska, meteorologists said flooding along the North Platte and Loup rivers is possible.

First Competition for Bobcat Cheer On Jan 31

First Competition for Bobcat Cheer On Jan 31

PERU – History will be made on Jan. 31 as Peru State will attend its first competitive cheer competition. On that date, the team will be traveling to Olathe, Kan., to compete in the MidAmerica Nazarene Invitational. Last year the College made the de

Preliminary hearing scheduled for man accused of sexual assault of a minor

Preliminary hearing scheduled for man accused of sexual assault of a minor

A man accused of sexually assaulting a minor will make a court appearance in Cheyenne County early next week.

Western Nebraska Regional Airport Director placed on paid leave

Western Nebraska Regional Airport Director placed on paid leave

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - According to multiple media reports, Western Nebraska Regional Airport Director Raul Aguallo has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation.

Amanda Snook, a Fairbury native named Ms. Wheelchair Nebraska, looks to spread message of encouragement

Amanda Snook, a Fairbury native named Ms. Wheelchair Nebraska, looks to spread message of encouragement

Snook's role as Ms. Wheelchair Nebraska will be to advocate for those with disabilities around her community and across the state.

Nebraska City Proposes Tobacco Age At 19 Despite Federal Act Setting Age At 21

Nebraska City Proposes Tobacco Age At 19 Despite Federal Act Setting Age At 21

Attorney suggests public hearing on addition of vaping and nicotine alternatives to age restrictions

Jefferson County Commissioners appoint Michael Dux to join search committee for JCH&L CEO

Jefferson County Commissioners appoint Michael Dux to join search committee for JCH&L CEO

Dux, who serves District 3 of Jefferson County, said he had previously expressed interest to the hospital board in helping with this process.

Nebraska Lawmakers Continue Debate on Sick Leave Bill

Nebraska Lawmakers Continue Debate on Sick Leave Bill

Bill would require paid sick leave for employers with four or more workers.

Two arrested for drugs, firearm violations

Two arrested for drugs, firearm violations

Two people were arrested after they were called in for sitting at a gas pump too long and were found to be in possession of drugs and a firearm.

Friends and Family resuming search for Chance Englebert

Friends and Family resuming search for Chance Englebert

Seven months after a Wyoming man's disappearance in Nebraska, friends and family are once again picking up the search.

Omaha Police Arrest Man In Connection With Shooting

Omaha Police Arrest Man In Connection With Shooting

Omaha Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting investigation last week.

US Bonds Hit Market for 1st Time Since 1986

US Bonds Hit Market for 1st Time Since 1986

What's old is new again in the US bond market.

Study: Commonly Used Drugs Could Kill Cancer Cells

Study: Commonly Used Drugs Could Kill Cancer Cells

A new study indicates that commonly drugs used for other conditions may be able to kill some kinds of cancer cells.

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

YWCA accepting dresses for upcoming "Gowns for Good" event

Prom season is a few short months away, and one Hastings organization has a way to make your night more affordable.

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

Volunteers pack over 32,000 meals for starving kids around the world

While many of us see MLK Day as a day off work, some people in Hastings used it as a day on to make sure no one goes to bed hungry.

Police: 1-year-old Omaha girl overdosed on prescription pills

Police: 1-year-old Omaha girl overdosed on prescription pills

Two women were arrested last week after a toddler overdosed in Omaha.

Nebraska man arrested in Kansas

Nebraska man arrested in Kansas

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said a Nebraska man involved in a fight with a sheriff's deputy who fired shots at him has been arrested.

LPD investigating armed home invasion in central Lincoln on Sunday night

LPD investigating armed home invasion in central Lincoln on Sunday night

Lincoln Police are searching for two suspects after an armed home-invasion-style robbery which occurred Sunday night.

Peru State Teams With TSCI For Training

Peru State Teams With TSCI For Training

Frakes calls program a first in the country

Colorado lawmakers: Toughen workplace harassment protections

Colorado lawmakers: Toughen workplace harassment protections

Two Colorado lawmakers are working on a proposal to rewrite state rules for workplace harassment claims.

Massachusetts skier killed at Colorado's Winter Park Resort

Massachusetts skier killed at Colorado's Winter Park Resort

Authorities have identified a skier from Massachusetts who died after he was found in some trees next to a ski run at a Colorado resort.

Major Recreational Trail Construction This Year, in Beatrice

Major Recreational Trail Construction This Year, in Beatrice

Long awaited Hannibal Park Trail to be constructed this year, in Beatrice.

Ice jam causing minor flooding in central Nebraska

Ice jam causing minor flooding in central Nebraska

Authorities say an ice jam is causing minor flooding near Loup City in central Nebraska's Sherman County.

Blight Study to be Conducted for Area Along U.S. Highway 136, in East Beatrice

Blight Study to be Conducted for Area Along U.S. Highway 136, in East Beatrice

Study to be conducted on possible blight and substandard designation, for east Beatrice

Feds Allow Use of Opioid Funds to Stem Meth, Cocaine Surge

Feds Allow Use of Opioid Funds to Stem Meth, Cocaine Surge

The nation's drug addiction crisis has been turning in a deadly new direction with more Americans struggling with meth and cocaine.

Nebraska Regent Hawks Says He Won't Seek 4th Term On Board

Nebraska Regent Hawks Says He Won't Seek 4th Term On Board

A University of Nebraska Board of Regents member has decided not to seek another six-year term. Howard Hawks made the announcement Monday.

Plattsmouth Reforms Cemetery Authority

Plattsmouth Reforms Cemetery Authority

Cemetery board loses "governing" authority

Ace Rent-to-Own Expanding Showroom At Former Thurman's Bike & Sport Location

Ace Rent-to-Own Expanding Showroom At Former Thurman's Bike & Sport Location

Lyn Leach tells city council he is excited for more space and better visibility

Clearwater Woman Wins $200,000 In Lottery

Clearwater Woman Wins $200,000 In Lottery

A Clearwater woman has won big from the Nebraska Lottery.

High Schools & Colleges Take Part In Robotics Competition At Wayne State

High Schools & Colleges Take Part In Robotics Competition At Wayne State

High school and college teams from across Nebraska gathered at Wayne State on Monday for the annual NECC-WSC Robotics Competition Series.

Sidney-based Adams Industries receives Foreign Trade Zone approval

Sidney-based Adams Industries receives Foreign Trade Zone approval

SIDNEY, NE - A Sidney-based company recently received foreign-trade zone approval and they’re hopeful it provides a boost to the area.

State senator files for re-election

State senator files for re-election

Sen. Bruce Bostelman of Brainard made it official Monday.

Importance of diversity in education stressed at MLK Day event

Importance of diversity in education stressed at MLK Day event

The Pan Africans of Northeast Nebraska hosted the Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Day celebration Monday morning.

Armed Kearney man arrested following overnight standoff

Armed Kearney man arrested following overnight standoff

Kearney Police arrested a 30-year-old man after he barricaded himself inside his garage.

19 babies born to 19 NICU nurses in the same unit in 2019

19 babies born to 19 NICU nurses in the same unit in 2019

The year 2019 is leaving an impact on the Methodist Women's Hospital, specifically in the NICU.

Norfolk Card Skimmers Update

Norfolk Card Skimmers Update

Norfolk Police have released more details on the card skimmers at several Norfolk gas stations.

Longtime SCC Coach Bill Campbell Retiring...Former Star Player Picked to Head Golf Team

Longtime SCC Coach Bill Campbell Retiring...Former Star Player Picked to Head Golf Team

Former star Southeast Community College golfer named Head Coach, for the Storm

Hitchcock County man arrested for child enticement

Hitchcock County man arrested for child enticement

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol Technical Crimes Division have arrested a Palisade man for child enticement by electronic device.

Free Speech For Student Journalists Bill Advances

Free Speech For Student Journalists Bill Advances

A bill protecting free-speech rights of students journalists has once again been introduced in the legislature, and has won first-round approval.

Worthman Arraigned On Drug Charge, Preliminary Hearing Set

Worthman Arraigned On Drug Charge, Preliminary Hearing Set

Box Butte County Public Defender Jon Worthman was formally arraigned Friday afternoon in Scotts Bluff County Court on a felony count of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits Council Bluffs

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits Council Bluffs

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg stopped in Council Bluffs Saturday night to discuss policy, caucuses, and local issues with Nebraska and Iowa voters.

NPPS increases pay for substitute teachers

NPPS increases pay for substitute teachers

Substitute teachers for the North Platte Public Schools will see a boost in pay after the district's Board of Education approved the increase at their meeting this week.

Broken Bow swears in new Mayor

Broken Bow swears in new Mayor

Rod Sonnichsen was sworn in as the new Broken Bow Mayor during a ceremony on Friday afternoon at the Broken Bow Municipal Building.

LPD responds to firearm threat at McDonalds

LPD responds to firearm threat at McDonalds

Lincoln police are investigating a firearm threat that took place at a McDonald's restaurant on Sunday.