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Officer involved shooting in Hastings

(Hastings, NE) - Officers from the Hastings Police Department were in the area of 3rd Street and Laird Avenue at approximately ... continue reading

Troopers Find Six LBs of Methamphetamine in Traffic Stop

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers have arrested two people after locating six pounds... continue reading
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I80 Pursuit Ends with Multiple Arrests in Lincoln

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with both the Omaha Police Dep... continue reading
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Bill Attempts To Protect Nebraska Gun Owners

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall... continue reading

Endangered Missing Advisory (Jade Nicole Sides) CANCELLED/LOCATED

The Endangered Missing Advisory activated to determine the whereabouts of Jade Nicole Sides, has been cancelled.The alert has b... continue reading
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Mask Mandates Across The Tri Cities To All Expire At Midnight

The mask policy in the City of Hastings will expire at midnight after the Hastings City Council failed to extend the policy at ... continue reading
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Nebraska toddler hit and killed by truck driven by her father

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's investigators say an 18-month-old girl has died after being hit by a pickup truck driven by ... continue reading
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Nebraska launches virus aid program for tenants and landlords

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a federally funded aid program for renters and landlords who have lost income du... continue reading
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Lancaster Co Sheriff IDs woman killed and man wounded in police shootout

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Nebraska have identified a Wyoming couple at the center of a police shootout ... continue reading
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Suspect Charged in Palisade Shooting Investigation

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — A McCook man has been charged with several felony counts following an inve... continue reading
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GIPS planning in person prom and graduation

(Grand Island, NE) - Many sacrifices were made last year — by our families, students and staff — due to COVID-19. S... continue reading

Testimony Heard On LB 637

  At the State Capitol, the Health and Human Services Committee heard testimony on LB 637 on Friday.   The bill wa... continue reading

Fatal Fire In Rural Central City

A Central City man has died after a house fire broke out in rural Central City yesterday. The Merrick County Sheriff's office ... continue reading

Nebraska Governor criticizes need for rolling blackouts

Nebraska has avoided another round of rolling power outages, though Gov. Pete Ricketts criticized the need for them at all this... continue reading

Election Bills Take Center Stage

At the state capital, bills centering around Nebraska’s elections took center stage Wednesday.  Sen Julie Slama of ... continue reading

Nebraska launches new site to calculate property tax refund

Nebraska taxpayers who want to claim an income tax credit for some of the property taxes they paid have a new tool to help them... continue reading

Rush Limbaugh the voice of American conservatism has died

Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who became the voice of American conservatism, has died. His death Wednesday at the age of 7... continue reading
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Dog euthanized after Nebraska baby dies from head trauma

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in south-central Nebraska have euthanized a family dog they say caused the death of an 1... continue reading
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Nebraska sees low temp records broken as Arctic air descends

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska saw a number of low-temperature records broken Monday as a polar vortex pushed Arctic air int... continue reading
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Nebraska ranks 33rd in rate of administering virus shots

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska ranks in the middle of the pack in the rate of administering coronavirus vaccines, but state ... continue reading
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Frigid weather sees utilities urging customers to conserve

Frigid weather that has sent temperatures plunging across Middle America also has power and gas utilities urging customers to d... continue reading
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CDHD Looking For Legislature To Clear Way To Reinstate Mask Policy

The Central Department Health Department is putting their hopes in the legislature after they failed in requesting the Grand Is... continue reading
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Rodeo Grand Island Cancelled Due To Covid

This week Sutton Rodeo announced the cancellation of Rodeo Grand Island due to the ongoing COVID health situation.   ... continue reading

US Attorney for Nebraska Joe Kelly submits resignation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, Joe Kelly, has submitted his resignation. Kelly announced his resignat... continue reading
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Nebraska virus hospitalizations at lowest level since October

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Nebraska has dropped to its lowest level sin... continue reading