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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.

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

When needed most, Nebraskan’s know how to step up, but no one does it better than those from small communities.

Hall County Sheriff's Dept. Warns Against Jury Duty Scam

Hall County Sheriff's Dept. Warns Against Jury Duty Scam

The Hall County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of a scam involving the department.

One person dead in accident on I-80 near Grand Island

One person dead in accident on I-80 near Grand Island

Authorities say a South Dakota man died after collision on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska.

Snow, bitter cold expected in Nebraska and Iowa

Snow, bitter cold expected in Nebraska and Iowa

Snow and bitter cold is expected across much of Nebraska and Iowa at the start of the work week.

High-speed internet shortage a big concern in rural Nebraska

High-speed internet shortage a big concern in rural Nebraska

Nebraska's rural areas are struggling with a shortage of high-speed internet, and consumers who live there are likely paying more for service than their urban counterparts.

Body of Hunter Recovered from Sherman County Reservoir

Body of Hunter Recovered from Sherman County Reservoir

The Nebraska Game and Parks said in a press release that the body of 21-year-old Anthony Dush of Saint Paul was found Friday night at 9 p.m.

Woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in Hastings slaying

Woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in Hastings slaying

A woman accused of being an accessory to the 2017 slaying of a Hastings man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.

Axtell teen faces felony after messy crash in Kearney

Axtell teen faces felony after messy crash in Kearney

A teenager may face felony charges after a car crash Wednesday night in Kearney.

Controversial Chicken Farm Comes Up Short

Controversial Chicken Farm Comes Up Short

Plans for a controversial Lincoln area chicken farm, the kind of operation backed by Governor Pete Ricketts, are dead, at least for now.

Kearney Holiday Inn opens after months of flood repairs

Kearney Holiday Inn opens after months of flood repairs

In July, several feet of water flooded the hospitality district in Kearney causing all the hotels along Talmadge Street to close. Now the last one to reopen is up and running.

Merrick County Sheriff Warns of Possible Police Impersonation

Merrick County Sheriff Warns of Possible Police Impersonation

The Merrick County Sheriff's Office wants the public to use caution after it received a report of a possible police impersonation.

Propane suppliers struggle to meet rural demands

Propane suppliers struggle to meet rural demands

Officials say a late harvest, wet corn and the fall chill have combined to multiply demand for propane in Iowa and other states.

Chicken Farm Showdown

Chicken Farm Showdown

A controversial chicken farm, looking to spread its wings on the outskirts of Lincoln, is expected to hear its fate sometime tomorrow (Thursday).

Staffing changes at Nebraska YRTC facilities

Staffing changes at Nebraska YRTC facilities

Staffing changes are on the way for the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Centers in Nebraska.

UNK to turn telescopes toward rare celestial event

UNK to turn telescopes toward rare celestial event

It's more rare than a solar eclipse and will be visible from central Nebraska Monday, November 11.

Low-Speed Pursuit Comes to Safe End near Gothenburg

Low-Speed Pursuit Comes to Safe End near Gothenburg

The Nebraska State Patrol were able to bring a low-speed pursuit to a safe conclusion Tuesday afternoon near Gothenburg on Interstate 80.

Key Lawmaker Works on Tax Fix, Re-Election

Key Lawmaker Works on Tax Fix, Re-Election

The legislature’s latest plan to fix Nebraska’s property tax mess is set to be revealed later this month, November 22nd to be exact.

NSP crash response training tests skills during simulated car accident

NSP crash response training tests skills during simulated car accident

Recruits of the 61st Nebraska State Patrol Basic Recruit Class put their training to the test with real-life scenarios designed to simulate a serious vehicle crash with injuries.

Grand Island man falsely claims being shot

Grand Island man falsely claims being shot

A Grand Island man was arrested over the weekend for falsely claiming he was shot in the chest.

Jury finds Daniel Harden not guilty in Hansen murder case

Jury finds Daniel Harden not guilty in Hansen murder case

An Adams County jury Monday returned a verdict of Not Guilty for Daniel Harden, who had been accused of murdering Jose Hansen of Hastings in September 2017.

Missouri man sentenced for illegal hunts in Nebraska

Missouri man sentenced for illegal hunts in Nebraska

A Missouri man has been fined $25,000 and ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution for hunting illegally in Nebraska.

Jury to resume working on Hastings murder trial verdict

Jury to resume working on Hastings murder trial verdict

A jury is scheduled to resume working Monday on a verdict following the trial of a man accused of murder in Hastings.

Lexington woman dies after minivan rams rear of trailer

Lexington woman dies after minivan rams rear of trailer

Authorities say a woman died at a hospital after her minivan rammed the rear of a trailer in Dawson County.

Democrats Re-Ignite Family Feud

Democrats Re-Ignite Family Feud

For the second time in a year two of the state's top Democrats are feuding.

Report says farm bankruptcies up in Nebraska, Iowa

Report says farm bankruptcies up in Nebraska, Iowa

A new report says farm bankruptcies have risen in Nebraska and Iowa.

Standard time returns this weekend

Standard time returns this weekend

Daylight saving time returns to Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri in March.

Priority Candidate for NU President starts series of public forums

Priority Candidate for NU President starts series of public forums

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents' selection to become the next University President has started the public vetting process.

Grand Island Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

Grand Island Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

A Grand Island man is in jail after a high speed chase with Broken Bow Police on Wednesday.

NE House Members Reject Impeachment Inquiry

NE House Members Reject Impeachment Inquiry

All three of Nebraska's Republican Congressmen voted against the impeachment inquiry, as did every other Republican in the House.

Pelosi's Omaha 'Impeachment' Speech Plays Again on House Floor

Pelosi's Omaha 'Impeachment' Speech Plays Again on House Floor

Call it a Congressional dress rehearsal in the Cornhusker State.

NSP Issues Reminders After Trooper Hit by Car

NSP Issues Reminders After Trooper Hit by Car

The Nebraska State Patrol is issuing safety reminders about winter driving after a trooper was struck by a vehicle while assisting a driver this week in Omaha.

Nebraska DMV warns residents to beware of scam calls

Nebraska DMV warns residents to beware of scam calls

The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles is warning residents of scam phone calls from people claiming they work at the DMV.

February trial set in Kearney rape case

February trial set in Kearney rape case

A Grand Island man charged in a Kearney rape case will stand trial one year to the date after the crime was reported.

Police: Fake $100 bills converted from smaller bills

Police: Fake $100 bills converted from smaller bills

Grand Island Police are working to find who may be responsible for passing counterfeit $100 bills at three different locations.

North Platte looks to gain national historic register status

North Platte looks to gain national historic register status

Officials in North Platte have begun the process to get the city’s downtown placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Recall petition is reported to have received 476 signatures

Recall petition is reported to have received 476 signatures

John Walters, the main proponent in gathering signatures towards the recall of Broken Bow Mayor Jonathon Berghorst, has informed KCNI/KBBN that the petition has been submitted.

Chambers Weighing Political Future; County Board Less Likely?

Chambers Weighing Political Future; County Board Less Likely?

Decision time is nearing for Nebraska’s most controversial lawmaker.

Term limited at the end of 20-20, State Senator Ernie Chambers has until February to decide if he’ll run for the Douglas County Board next year.

Power district setting up more vehicle charging stations

Power district setting up more vehicle charging stations

Nebraska Public Power District says two new vehicle charging stations are fully operational and another is expected to be running by early next month.

Two Teens Injured In Merrick County Accident

Two Teens Injured In Merrick County Accident

A rollover accident in Merrick County caused two teens to suffer injuries.

Man Arrested In Merrick County After K9 Search

Man Arrested In Merrick County After K9 Search

A convicted felon in Merrick County was arrested Friday with the help of a K9 unit.

Pelosi in Omaha: 'We're Ready' to Impeach

Pelosi in Omaha: 'We're Ready' to Impeach

The leading Democrat on Capitol Hill came to Omaha Saturday and did not mince words.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi telling hundreds of the party's faithful that when it comes to impeachment "We[re ready."

Trial Set For Grand Island Man Facing Motor Vehicle Homicide Charges

Trial Set For Grand Island Man Facing Motor Vehicle Homicide Charges

A Grand Island man will go on trial next March for a car crash that killed an unborn baby.

Controlled Burn Gets Out Of Control In Merrick County

Controlled Burn Gets Out Of Control In Merrick County

Fire crews battled a controlled burn in Merrick County Saturday morning which got out of control.

Train Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Grand Island

Train Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Grand Island

The Grand Island Police Department is investigating a pedestrian fatality involving a Union Pacific Railroad train Friday morning.