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Topeka police say officers fatally shot knife-wielding man
Topeka police say officers fatally shot knife-wielding man

Three officers have been placed on paid leave after fatally shooting a knife-wielding man at an Amtrak station in Topeka, police there said.

Rep. Don Bacon 'not be supporting Trump' in primary

Rep. Don Bacon 'not be supporting Trump' in primary

The signs of former President Donald Trump's next White House run are there, but he still hasn't formally launched an exploratory committee.

Hail damage keeping body shops, insurance agents busy in Beatrice

Hail damage keeping body shops, insurance agents busy in Beatrice

Residents of the region are flooding body shops across the area to get their vehicles fixed.

Snack Shack filming coming to Nebraska City

Snack Shack filming coming to Nebraska City

A hometown boy is following up on his premier at the Sundance Film Festival with a a feature film at Nebraska City

Cowley County deputies cleared in woman’s shooting death

Cowley County deputies cleared in woman’s shooting death

The Cowley County attorney has ruled that three sheriff’s deputies acted appropriately when they shot and killed a woman near Winfield in April.

Western Kansas mom, 4-year-old daughter found dead

Western Kansas mom, 4-year-old daughter found dead

A western Kansas woman and her 4-year-old daughter were found dead on Thursday, and the woman’s boyfriend is in custody, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said.

Steamboat Trace gets high ratings from bike festival

Steamboat Trace gets high ratings from bike festival

The Radler Bike Festival returned to Arbor Day Farm this weekend with over 100 riders and new trail that is still recovering from the Missouri River flooding of 2019

Chief: Fireworks components might have caused deadly blast

Chief: Fireworks components might have caused deadly blast

A house explosion near St. Louis early Friday that killed a teenager and critically injured several other people might have been caused by explosives used to make fireworks, authorities said.

Hemp, THC dispensary opens in Beatrice, hopes to help community

Hemp, THC dispensary opens in Beatrice, hopes to help community

Grateful Green has opened its doors in Beatrice.

LPD investigates early morning break-in at local vape shop

LPD investigates early morning break-in at local vape shop

Early Thursday morning around 1:55 a.m, Lincoln Police Department said they were called to Catapillar Vapes on 2601 N 11th. 

LPD looks for man connected to Thursday morning assault

LPD looks for man connected to Thursday morning assault

Around 1:20 a.m., Thursday morning Lincoln Police Department said they were called to Cooper Park on a report that a party had been shot. 

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

DHHS talks Elder Abuse on world awareness day

The Nebraska Department of Health And Human Services is educating the community about Elder Abuse as Wednesday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Lincoln business reports overnight vandalism

Lincoln business reports overnight vandalism

Around 12:20, officers said they were called on a report of vandalism to Caterpillar Vapes on 2601 N 11th St.

LPD: auto thefts rise, two happen on Tuesday

LPD: auto thefts rise, two happen on Tuesday

Investigators with the Lincoln Police Department are seeing a dramatic rise in stolen cars. 

LPD investigating incident involving dog shot by officer

LPD investigating incident involving dog shot by officer

The Lincoln Police Department is investigating an incident where an officer fired his service weapon at a dog.

NDCS reports missing inmate

NDCS reports missing inmate

An inmate serving time for charges out of Buffalo and Sarpy Counties has gone missing.

Limiting press highlights Tuesday's Herbster-Slama hearing

Limiting press highlights Tuesday's Herbster-Slama hearing

Tuesday’s hearing consisted of objections to certain articles of evidence, Herbster’s ability to be deposed, and limiting press coverage.

High-speed pursuit starts in southeast Nebraska, ends in Kansas

High-speed pursuit starts in southeast Nebraska, ends in Kansas

Richardson County Sheriff's Office says vehicle stolen out of Lincoln

Beatrice residents dealing with storm aftermath, suffer heavy damage to vehicles

Beatrice residents dealing with storm aftermath, suffer heavy damage to vehicles

Hail the size of a baseball, extreme wind, and torrential rains have left residents of southeast Nebraska picking up these pieces.

Ex-Kansas officer found not guilty in 2017 fatal shooting

Ex-Kansas officer found not guilty in 2017 fatal shooting

A second jury has found a former Kansas police officer not guilty in the 2017 shooting death of a man inside his vehicle while responding to a report of a domestic dispute at a home.

Five teenagers plead not guilty in killing of Kansas man

Five teenagers plead not guilty in killing of Kansas man

Five of six young suspects who are charged in the shooting death of a Kansas man pleaded not guilty Monday in juvenile court to first-degree murder.

Kansas man sentenced to prison for 2018 killing a baby girl

Kansas man sentenced to prison for 2018 killing a baby girl

A southern Kansas man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for the killing of his 4-month-old daughter nearly four years ago.

Gage County power outages

Gage County power outages

NCN's local studios currently have no power. 

Beatrice Speedway cancels Friday races, too much precipitation leads to softened corners

Beatrice Speedway cancels Friday races, too much precipitation leads to softened corners

The dirt racing surface at the Gage County Fairgrounds will be quiet on Friday night.

Town of Pickrell looking to raise money from 2022 Pickrell Picnic

Town of Pickrell looking to raise money from 2022 Pickrell Picnic

The Pickrell Picnic kicks off on Saturday in southeast Nebraska.

Wymore ready to celebrate summer with Sam Wymore Days

Wymore ready to celebrate summer with Sam Wymore Days

The City of Wymore is ready to come together to celebrate the summer season.

Community food pantry celebrates 50 years of serving community

Community food pantry celebrates 50 years of serving community

A southeast Nebraska food pantry is celebrating a milestone of service to the community.

Ukrainian farmers, harvesting while dodging missiles, get help from expert with Nebraska ties

Ukrainian farmers, harvesting while dodging missiles, get help from expert with Nebraska ties

An Ukrainian ag industry leader used to teach modern farming practices to Ukrainian farmers. Now, she helps them learn how to de-mine their fields and harvest and plant amidst a war. And she's doing it while touring Nebraska.

Nebraska temporarily suspends grain dealer license for Maryland company

Nebraska temporarily suspends grain dealer license for Maryland company

Officials have ordered a temporary suspension of the grain dealer license of Maryland's Mercaris Corporation in Nebraska.

Lincoln man wins $126K playing Nebraska Pick 5

Lincoln man wins $126K playing Nebraska Pick 5

A Lincoln man made it big playing the Nebraska Pick 5 lottery, reportedly winning $126,000. 

Special school provides prom night experience for students with special needs

Special school provides prom night experience for students with special needs

Parents, students and faculty celebrated a one-of-a-kind prom in Nebraska City, starring students with special needs who come from across southeast Nebraska.

Rep. Smith stops in Beatrice, talks gun reform, gas prices, more with NCN

Rep. Smith stops in Beatrice, talks gun reform, gas prices, more with NCN

A Nebraska U.S. Representative made a stop in southeast Nebraska.

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

After a few poaching busts, NGPC preaches following fishing regulations

One of the most important parts of fishing is following local and state regulations, but the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has already had a few poaching busts this season.

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

When farmers can't grow, multiple nations go hungry: Ukrainian tours Nebraska

One Ukrainanian is touring the U.S., stopping in Nebraska, to share how farmers in Ukraine are hit by the Russian invasion.

Wheat Variety Tour June 9th Near Fairbury

Wheat Variety Tour June 9th Near Fairbury

The UNL winter wheat variety tour for the eastern most portion of south-central Nebraska is scheduled for Thursday, June 9, 2022 north of Fairbury.

Beatrice Public Library holding wine tasting to aid maker space

Beatrice Public Library holding wine tasting to aid maker space

A southeast Nebraska library in using a creative event to help one of its most creative aspects.

Two killed in fatal Lincoln crash have been identified

Two killed in fatal Lincoln crash have been identified

Lincoln Police have identified the two people killed in a fatal crash Sunday night. 

Columbus Federal Credit Union getting new name Wednesday

Columbus Federal Credit Union getting new name Wednesday

Columbus United Federal Credit Union is getting a new name, changing to OneUnited Federal Credit Union on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Fairbury Businessman and Former Owner of KUTT, KGMT, KWBE Passes Away at 72

Fairbury Businessman and Former Owner of KUTT, KGMT, KWBE Passes Away at 72

FAIRBURY - Long time owner of 3 local radio stations, Rick Siebert of Fairbury, passed away Saturday, May 28th. Rick had been battling both cancer and COPD. Siebert bought KGMT-AM back in 1983, that summer he also began construction on KUTT-FM. He was abl

Traubel’s brings history to Beatrice, selected as destination for 2022 Nebraska Passport

Traubel’s brings history to Beatrice, selected as destination for 2022 Nebraska Passport

One of the most historic areas of Southeast Nebraska is downtown Beatrice and one of the most historic elements of downtown Beatrice sits on the corner of 5th/Court — the Traubel’s Popcorn stand.

Beatrice Fire and Rescue gets ready for new set of challenges brought on by summer

Beatrice Fire and Rescue gets ready for new set of challenges brought on by summer

Beatrice Fire and Rescue is prepared for the new challenges they’ll face with the changing seasons.

A Lincoln woman went searching for her old house’s history

A Lincoln woman went searching for her old house’s history

Elle Stecher found answers and something better: She found Jack.

Missing Thayer County woman found safe, contacted by authorities

Missing Thayer County woman found safe, contacted by authorities

Authorities have confirmed a missing Thayer County woman is safe.

Premier GMC cuts ribbon, finally celebrating new ownership

Premier GMC cuts ribbon, finally celebrating new ownership

A Beatrice auto dealership is finally able to celebrate their new ownership.

Crew works to restore fiber cable amidst flooding

Crew works to restore fiber cable amidst flooding

Little Nemaha expected to crest near Auburn below moderate flood stage

Vazquez sentenced for killing of LPD investigator

Vazquez sentenced for killing of LPD investigator

A Lancaster County judge sentenced Felipe Vazquez to 70 years to life in prison Wednesday for the killing of Lincoln Police Investigator Mario Herrera.

Chickens, goats die in fire near Ashland

Chickens, goats die in fire near Ashland

Dozens of chickens and goats have died after a fire in eastern Nebraska.

All-electric road trip wraps up at Nebraska City

All-electric road trip wraps up at Nebraska City

A filmmaker wrapped up her new season of the “What Fuels You? An Electric Road Trip” series with a tour that included four Great Plains states and a final five days at Nebraska City

Southeast Nebraska basketball, volleyball All-Star Games set for June 3-4

Southeast Nebraska basketball, volleyball All-Star Games set for June 3-4

Southeast Community College has set the dates for the 2022 southeast Nebraska Volleyball and Basketball All-Star Games. 

SCC sees baseball season end in districts

SCC sees baseball season end in districts

The Southeast Community College baseball team saw its season come to a close on May 20 at the West District Tournament in Taylorsville, UT.

Man convicted of Auburn parking lot murder dies in custody

Man convicted of Auburn parking lot murder dies in custody

A 64-year-old man convicted of shooting the grandpa of a pair of former Huskers has died in custody.

Gateway Mall sold for $51.5 million

Gateway Mall sold for $51.5 million

Gateway Mall, the oldest mall in the Capital City, has been sold for $51.5 million.

Tri County Superintendent to retire after nearly 50 years in education

Tri County Superintendent to retire after nearly 50 years in education

Since 2013, Tri County Public Schools has been led by Superintendent Randy Schlueter. He now is set to retire after 48 years in education.

City of Fairbury Raising Money to Rehab Community Building

City of Fairbury Raising Money to Rehab Community Building

The City is looking to have the donations in place by May 27th, and donations of any amount are welcome and should be made to the Community Center Rehab Project.    For more information, you can contact Laura Bedlan at 402-729-5261.

Pool noodle fight over the name Josh again attracts hundreds

Pool noodle fight over the name Josh again attracts hundreds

A couple hundred people grabbed their pool noodles and headed to a Nebraska park again this weekend to battle over the right to the name Josh.

Double-homicide investigation in Lincoln

Double-homicide investigation in Lincoln

Police in Lincoln are investigating a shooting that killed two and injured another Sunday morning. 

Hospital Auxiliary reaches $1 million in thrift store sales

Hospital Auxiliary reaches $1 million in thrift store sales

Over 100,000 volunteer hours in 15 years

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals cuts ribbon, celebrating new Lincoln hospital wing addition

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals cuts ribbon, celebrating new Lincoln hospital wing addition

After about two years of of hard work, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals has cut the ribbon on their new three-story patient wing addition in Lincoln.

Law Enforcement Torch Run makes way through Beatrice

Law Enforcement Torch Run makes way through Beatrice

The Special Olympics Law Enforcement torch run/walk made its way through southeast Nebraska on Wednesday afternoon. 

Protestors take down teepees, walk to Lincoln City Hall

Protestors take down teepees, walk to Lincoln City Hall

Native Americans and environmental protestors are taking down teepees, and planning a prayer walk Wednesday, to express their opinions on a development in Lincoln.

Around 100 acres burned in Halsey Fire, Wednesday an 'important' day

Around 100 acres burned in Halsey Fire, Wednesday an 'important' day

A wildfire is still burning at the Nebraska National Forest near Halsey. Officials updated us today...

Assisting farmers hit by wildfires, EQIP applications open

Assisting farmers hit by wildfires, EQIP applications open

Farmers are able to apply for funding to assist them if their land was hit by the recent wildfires.

Syracuse woman suspected after trailer stolen from sheriff's office lot

Syracuse woman suspected after trailer stolen from sheriff's office lot

Deputies say knives, meth found in pickup truck

Beatrice falls to Skutt, season ends at state

Beatrice falls to Skutt, season ends at state

The Beatrice Orangemen's bid to repeat as Class-B state champions came to an end on Tuesday night. 

Beatrice golf sends one to state, falls a shot short as a team at districts

Beatrice golf sends one to state, falls a shot short as a team at districts

The Beatrice Orangemen will be represented by one golfer at this year's state tournament in western Nebraska, but fell a shot short as a group.