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OPD: West Omaha Target shooter killed by officer
OPD: West Omaha Target shooter killed by officer

Officers were dispatched to a Target store in west Omaha Tuesday after reports of shots fired. The area is secure at this time.

Water line break in West Sidney

Water line break in West Sidney

SIDNEY --City workers are busy on a water line break that occurred at about 21st Avenue and Illinois Street this afternoon.

Fair Board addressing details for 2023 events

Fair Board addressing details for 2023 events

SIDNEY -- The 2023 Cheyenne County Fair and Rodeo will include more events for children, including "mutton bustin'."

Pursuit near Gretna leads to arrest of Colorado minor

Pursuit near Gretna leads to arrest of Colorado minor

The Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Colorado minor near Gretna after a pursuit that reached speeds over 100 mph.

St. Michael’s students volunteer as part of Catholic Schools Week in Hastings

St. Michael’s students volunteer as part of Catholic Schools Week in Hastings

Elementary students at St. Michael’s School in Hastings are being charitable during Catholic Schools week.

Nebraska ranchers fear stressful rest of winter

Nebraska ranchers fear stressful rest of winter

While the hay shortage is nationwide, Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers have felt its biggest impact due to the ongoing drought. Nebraska has been in a drought state since June 2020.

Recycling center collects over 30,000 lbs. of material

Recycling center collects over 30,000 lbs. of material

The city of Madison opened the center on March 9th 2022.

Sheriff: Pawnee City man poses 'grave danger'

Sheriff: Pawnee City man poses 'grave danger'

Bond set at $250,000 on weapons and assault charge

Gas company quickly stops small gas leak in Columbus

Gas company quickly stops small gas leak in Columbus

Authorities in Columbus responded to a hit gas line on Tuesday morning. 

Authorities seeking public information in locating former NFAT manager

Authorities seeking public information in locating former NFAT manager

Authorities are putting out another call for help in locating Jeffrey Stewart, the former North Fork Area Transit manager accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Four people hospitalized in Pierce County crash

Four people hospitalized in Pierce County crash

First responders from multiple counties were on the scene of a crash north of Norfolk Monday afternoon.

Norfolk man facing drug charges out of Beemer

Norfolk man facing drug charges out of Beemer

A Norfolk man was arrested in northeast Nebraska after drugs were found in his vehicle.

NFAT updates Madison County Commissioners

NFAT updates Madison County Commissioners

The North Fork Area Transit met with Madison County commissioners for an update on if the service can be up and running.

Humboldt man arrested for alleged sexual assault of TSCI co-worker

Humboldt man arrested for alleged sexual assault of TSCI co-worker

A southeast Nebraska man is in custody for allegedly sexually assaulting a prison co-worker.

Main Street Beatrice hosting sweet event, this Saturday

Main Street Beatrice hosting sweet event, this Saturday

Annual Chocolate Lovers shopping event set for Saturday

Bill to expand cottage foods, before Nebraska Legislature's Ag Committee

Bill to expand cottage foods, before Nebraska Legislature's Ag Committee

Legislation proposes ease restrictions on home-based food sales

Crypto companies find cheap energy in Nebraska

Crypto companies find cheap energy in Nebraska

Just last week, the Hall County Board of Commissioners approved the construction of a 14-megawatt crypto data center near Grand Island.

Lincoln woman reportedly scammed out of $53K

Lincoln woman reportedly scammed out of $53K

A woman in Lincoln reportedly lost $53,000 in an internet scam.

Widow of motorcyclist killed wants witnesses to come forward

Widow of motorcyclist killed wants witnesses to come forward

The crash happened in September near 81st and Maple.

Nebraska Hospital Association advocates for legislation to improve rural health care

Nebraska Hospital Association advocates for legislation to improve rural health care

The Nebraska Hospital Association and Nebraska Rural Health Association released the Roadmap to Strong Rural Health Care on Monday.

York woman found dead, suspect in custody

York woman found dead, suspect in custody

A York woman was killed in a shooting Monday night.

Former Raymond Central teacher sentenced in child porn case

Former Raymond Central teacher sentenced in child porn case

A former teacher was sentenced to probation Monday in a plea deal reached last year.

One man killed, two officers injured in incident at Dino's Storage in Omaha

One man killed, two officers injured in incident at Dino's Storage in Omaha

Authorities say a man was killed and two officers were injured after a shootout in Omaha.

'Recovery' and cautious optimism: researchers share progress and concerns two year's after AltEn closure

'Recovery' and cautious optimism: researchers share progress and concerns two year's after AltEn closure

Researchers shared their findings after studying the impacts of the AltEn ethanol plant on the Mead community.

Chamber of Commerce celebrates successes

Chamber of Commerce celebrates successes

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce celebrated a year of achievements Saturday.

PACE official resigns, organization insists its 'not the target of any investigation'

PACE official resigns, organization insists its 'not the target of any investigation'

Group hopeful city funding will be reinstated

NCN Tuesday morning brief

NCN Tuesday morning brief

Stay up to date with all the latest news from all over Nebraska!

Thayer Central cancels classes Monday, Tuesday due to threat

Thayer Central cancels classes Monday, Tuesday due to threat

Thayer Central Community schools did not have classes on Monday, and have cancelled classes Tuesday, out of an abundance of caution due to a threat. 

Weeping Water man gets over 3 years in prison

Weeping Water man gets over 3 years in prison

An ammunition charge lands a Weeping Water man in prison for over three years.

Iowa man sentenced for threatening to shoot members of Omaha Islamic Center

Iowa man sentenced for threatening to shoot members of Omaha Islamic Center

A man from Iowa was sentenced after his conviction for threatening to shoot people in Omaha.

Smoky skyline result of landfill controlled burn

Smoky skyline result of landfill controlled burn

SIDNEY -- Residents and commuters of the Sidney area may have seen smoke rise from the north side of Sidney Monday afternoon.

Wind chill advisory until tomorrow morning

Wind chill advisory until tomorrow morning

More cold weather is coming our way.

Pretrial hearing pushed back for Norfolk teen accused of illegally disposing of fetus

Pretrial hearing pushed back for Norfolk teen accused of illegally disposing of fetus

A pretrial hearing for a northeast Nebraska teenager accused of helping conceal a fetus after her mother reportedly helped her illegally terminate a pregnancy has been continued once again.

Logan County Fair and Rodeo set for July 27-Aug. 6

Logan County Fair and Rodeo set for July 27-Aug. 6

STERLING, Colo. -- The Logan County Fair is a few months away and already excitement is building.

More 'big' government in Omaha?

More 'big' government in Omaha?

Push to increase size of the Omaha City Council underway

Omaha staff member reportedly injured during student disturbance

Omaha staff member reportedly injured during student disturbance

A staff member was reportedly injured while trying to separate two Omaha students that were having a disturbance.

Reservations available at campground in Norfolk

Reservations available at campground in Norfolk

Reservations at a campground in Norfolk can now be made for the upcoming camping season.

Josh Turner headlining the 2023 Logan County Fair night show

Josh Turner headlining the 2023 Logan County Fair night show

Country music superstar Josh Turner will be taking center stage at the 2023 Logan County Fair Night Show on August 5.

PCSO investigate theft of irrigation equipment, supplies in Platte County

PCSO investigate theft of irrigation equipment, supplies in Platte County

The Platte County Sheriff's Office is asking for information about a theft of $35,000 worth of irrigation equipment and supplies.

UPDATE: Authorities release more information on found Plattsmouth woman

UPDATE: Authorities release more information on found Plattsmouth woman

The Nebraska State Patrol announced Monday morning that Patricia Lanam was found, cancelling the EMA.

The Quack Off is back

The Quack Off is back

The Avoca Volunteer Fire Department brought duck racing back for the first time since the pandemic with a hundreds of racers and a reunion-type atmosphere

Lincoln man arrested for reportedly looking into window

Lincoln man arrested for reportedly looking into window

A man was arrested in Lincoln for reportedly looking into someone's bedroom window.

LFR responds to two house fires overnight

LFR responds to two house fires overnight

Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews were busy responding to two fire calls overnight.

Grand Island fire crews battle large structure fire early Monday

Grand Island fire crews battle large structure fire early Monday

Fire units in central Nebraska were battling a Grand Island structure fire early Monday.

LFR says one dog found dead inside home that caught fire

LFR says one dog found dead inside home that caught fire

Lincoln Fire & Rescue says one dog has died and there’s $250,000 in damage to a home in the central part of the city after a fire.

Burn scheduled at Ash Hollow SHP on Jan. 31

Burn scheduled at Ash Hollow SHP on Jan. 31

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will burn tree and brush piles on the west side of Ash Hollow State Historical Park on Tuesday, Jan. 31.

GI Police: No negligence by parents in Sunday kidnapping case

GI Police: No negligence by parents in Sunday kidnapping case

Police are sharing new details about the circumstances that led to three children being kidnapped during the theft of a car early Sunday morning.

Cortland residents banding together, to save museum building

Cortland residents banding together, to save museum building

Backing of town's residents carry hope to re-open the museum on Main Street, this summer

Weather information: alerts, closings, and road conditions

Weather information: alerts, closings, and road conditions

Here's the latest winter weather information, including weather alerts, road conditions, and storm closings and cancellations.

Kimball man wins money, Blake Shelton tickets during Nexgen Blake Bucks giveaway

Kimball man wins money, Blake Shelton tickets during Nexgen Blake Bucks giveaway

Bill Hinton says he put down his birthday - May 26, 1965 - as a guess of how much money was in the clear cowboy hat inside a clear case, surrounded by a red velvet rope, at Nexgen Outfitters in Sidney on Saturday afternoon. 

State hearing on abortion ban this week

State hearing on abortion ban this week

Governor has indicated his support for a six-week ban

Metro gas prices still rising

Metro gas prices still rising

Current average is $3.41 a gallon

Interstate closure results in stranded trucks

Interstate closure results in stranded trucks

Traffic lanes in south Sidney were overwhelmed with truck drivers as Interstate 80 westbound was closed due to weather and resulting accidents west of Sidney.

NCN Monday morning brief

NCN Monday morning brief

Stay up to date with all the latest news from all over Nebraska!

Fatality accident in southern Wyoming closes Interstate 80 across state

Fatality accident in southern Wyoming closes Interstate 80 across state

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality accident on Interstate 80 between Elk Mountain and Laramie in Carbon County Saturday.

Three children safe after Grand Island kidnapping, car theft

Three children safe after Grand Island kidnapping, car theft

Three young children are safe after authorities say they were kidnapped as part of an auto theft.

Avoca holds 41st annual Quack Off

Avoca holds 41st annual Quack Off

Duck racing is not an exact science.

Guardians of the Children hosts annual chili cook off

Guardians of the Children hosts annual chili cook off

Guardians of the Children hosted their annual chili cook off at the D&N event center Saturday in North Platte.

Omaha nonprofit builds better representation of visually impaired community

Omaha nonprofit builds better representation of visually impaired community

Striking a win is always a good feeling. It brings a sense of accomplishment and a proud moment.

Family donates blood in honor of relatives facing cancer diagnoses

Family donates blood in honor of relatives facing cancer diagnoses

It was Janice Schmitz’s first time ever donating blood, and she brought a good portion of her family along.

Scotts Bluff County receives several inches of snow

Scotts Bluff County receives several inches of snow

A couple of towns in Scotts Bluff County received multiple inches of snow.

Man reportedly steals money from Omaha business

Man reportedly steals money from Omaha business

A business in Omaha was reportedly robbed Saturday evening.

Semi hauling cattle rolls over near O'Neill

Semi hauling cattle rolls over near O'Neill

Authorities in northern Nebraska spent nearly seven hours in the snow after a semi carrying cattle rolled over near O’Neill.

'Shock and anger': Norfolk mayor speaking out about NFAT

'Shock and anger': Norfolk mayor speaking out about NFAT

With what took place, Moenning said he wishes city officials could have done something to stop it.

Multiple northeast Nebraska counties remain in winter storm warnings

Multiple northeast Nebraska counties remain in winter storm warnings

Several counties in the northeast Nebraska area are in winter storm warnings.