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Sammy's Superheroes Holds Glow Gold Honors Event
Sammy's Superheroes Holds Glow Gold Honors Event

Families, friends, and supporters gathered outside the Lakeview High School football field on Sunday for the sixth annual Glow Gold Honors event.

Buffett Institute hosting Thriving Children, Families and Communities Conference on Monday

Buffett Institute hosting Thriving Children, Families and Communities Conference on Monday

Nebraska communities leaders are meeting in Kearney Monday to hear about early childhood education and its connection to economic development and community vitality.

Four Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Norfolk

Four Injured In Two-Vehicle Accident Near Norfolk

Four people were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident near Norfolk Sunday afternoon.

More flooding likely along lower Missouri River this week

More flooding likely along lower Missouri River this week

More flooding is likely along the Missouri River after heavy rains and flooding upstream in South Dakota.

Beatrice Educational Foundation Hosts, "The Luck of The Orange"

Beatrice Educational Foundation Hosts, "The Luck of The Orange"

Luck of the Orange held to boost technology support in Beatrice Public Schools

Northeast Partners With Nebraska Supreme Court To Train Interpreters

Northeast Partners With Nebraska Supreme Court To Train Interpreters

Northeast Community College will be working with the Nebraska Supreme Court to provide more interpreters across the state.

Rivers returning to flood stage in northeast Nebraska

Rivers returning to flood stage in northeast Nebraska

Northeast Nebraskans are once against doing some river-watching, and they aren't taking any chances when it comes to the possibility of flooding.

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants

An effort to more tightly regulate the use of jailhouse informants is gaining momentum across the country in the wake of exonerations of people wrongly convicted of crimes.

One Dead In Friday Evening Accident In Gretna

One Dead In Friday Evening Accident In Gretna

Sarpy County Officials say a man is dead following a Friday evening accident in Gretna.

Columbus schools holds annual 'Discoverer Dash' before game

Columbus schools holds annual 'Discoverer Dash' before game

It happened before Columbus High's home football game.

UPDATE: Elkhorn River levels rise in Antelope County

UPDATE: Elkhorn River levels rise in Antelope County

The Elkhorn river in northeast Nebraska has started to hit flood stages as water continues to come down from the west.

New Beatrice Firefighters Receive Badges

New Beatrice Firefighters Receive Badges

Badge ceremony held for three newest members of Beatrice Fire and Rescue

Lt. Gov. Foley Tries 'Wonder Net' At Opening Of Arbor Day Farm's Tree Top Village

Lt. Gov. Foley Tries 'Wonder Net' At Opening Of Arbor Day Farm's Tree Top Village

Arbor Day Foundation Holds Ribbon Cutting ceremony for America's first Tree Top Village

Police release video of gas station robber

Police release video of gas station robber

Omaha Police have released surveillance video of a robbery they believe is linked to a series of holdups in the metro on Thursday.

Nebraska ballot drive seeks to cap payday loan rates

Nebraska ballot drive seeks to cap payday loan rates

Advocates for low-income families and children have announced a petition drive for a Nebraska ballot measure to cap the interest payday lenders can charge at 36% annually.

Nebraska high court upholds murder conviction of Omaha man

Nebraska high court upholds murder conviction of Omaha man

The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of an Omaha man sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of another man.

Timetable Established for Building New Beatrice Fire and Rescue Station

Timetable Established for Building New Beatrice Fire and Rescue Station

Schedule established as City of Beatrice works toward new Beatrice Fire and Rescue headquarters

Beatrice Police Ticketing Motorists, Not Stopping for School Buses

Beatrice Police Ticketing Motorists, Not Stopping for School Buses

Local police ticketing violators of school bus stop law

Nebraska tax collections above projections in August

Nebraska tax collections above projections in August

Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected in August.

Boyd County Water Line installed

Boyd County Water Line installed

A long-awaited permanent water line has been installed in Boyd County.

Sidney Police help Colorado authorities search for missing man

Sidney Police help Colorado authorities search for missing man

The Sidney Police Department is assisting Logan County Colorado authorities track down a missing elderly man.

Colorado man imprisoned in Nebraska child sex case

Colorado man imprisoned in Nebraska child sex case

A Colorado resident has been imprisoned for sexually assaulting one of his art students in western Nebraska.

Canadian company cancels plans to expand in western Nebraska

Canadian company cancels plans to expand in western Nebraska

A Canadian company has cancelled its plans to buy Cabela's former distribution center and create 300 jobs western Nebraska.

Rivers expected to return to flood stage this weekend

Rivers expected to return to flood stage this weekend

The Missouri River, Elkhorn River, and Ponca Creek are all expected to reach moderate flood stage this weekend.

Blue Jean Benefit helps Columbus Cancer Care Foundation grow

Blue Jean Benefit helps Columbus Cancer Care Foundation grow

COLUMBUS, NE — No administrative costs, no charge to patients and no need to dress up.

Golf tournament that funds scholarships tees off in Columbus

Golf tournament that funds scholarships tees off in Columbus

The 28th Annual Wells Fargo Nebraska Open kicked off at the Elks Country Club in Columbus Thursday.

Inmate dies at DEC while serving life sentence

Inmate dies at DEC while serving life sentence

An Inmate has died at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center in Lincoln.

Canadian company cancels plans to expand in western Nebraska

Canadian company cancels plans to expand in western Nebraska

A Canadian company has canceled its plans to buy Cabela’s former distribution center and create 300 jobs western Nebraska.

I-80 Traffic Stops Reveal 200 LBs of Marijuana, Other Drugs, Firearm

I-80 Traffic Stops Reveal 200 LBs of Marijuana, Other Drugs, Firearm

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested four people and seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana during two traffic stops on Interstate 80.

Subject Arrested Near Gretna after Assaulting Trooper

Subject Arrested Near Gretna after Assaulting Trooper

The Nebraska State Patrol has arrested a Council Bluffs man following a incident at the Nebraska Crossing outlet mall near Gretna.

Ricketts touts USMCA at Husker Harvest Days

Ricketts touts USMCA at Husker Harvest Days

Governor Pete Ricketts joined Ag leaders from across the state Wednesday to talk about the importance of passing the new US Mexico Canada Agreement.

Nebraska homeowners to get $104.15 credit per $100K in value

Nebraska homeowners to get $104.15 credit per $100K in value

Nebraska homeowners and farmers will get a slightly bigger tax credit this year to reduce what they would otherwise have to pay on their property tax bills.

Police identify bodies found at Grand Island motel

Police identify bodies found at Grand Island motel

Police have identified the bodies found earlier this week at a Grand Island motel.

Clerk assaulted in attempted gas station robbery

Clerk assaulted in attempted gas station robbery

Omaha police say a clerk was assaulted during an attempted robbery early Thursday morning.

US delays tariffs in "Good Will" to China

US delays tariffs in "Good Will" to China

President Trump is delaying new tariffs on Chinese goods by a few weeks.

Two suspects in Fairbury homicide plead not guilty to felony charges in district court

Two suspects in Fairbury homicide plead not guilty to felony charges in district court

Two suspects facing felony charges in the death of a Lincoln man in Fairbury plead not guilty in district court this week.

Judge Recesses Steven Caporale Trial, Until Monday

Judge Recesses Steven Caporale Trial, Until Monday

Gage County District Court trial delayed....will resume Monday

Judge facing ethics inquiry retires from Douglas County post

Judge facing ethics inquiry retires from Douglas County post

A judge facing a judicial ethics inquiry has retired from her juvenile court position in Douglas County.

Roads Closed in Brown County

Roads Closed in Brown County

Two days of heavy rains have made roads impassable in north central Nebraska.

Child in serious condition after vehicle hits him DEVELOPING

Child in serious condition after vehicle hits him DEVELOPING

A child in Omaha is in serious condition after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday evening.

One man dies in Cedar County accident

One man dies in Cedar County accident

One person is dead after an accident near the Discovery Bridge in Cedar County.

River Expected To Rise Two Feet By Sunday

River Expected To Rise Two Feet By Sunday

Rain falls in unregulated Missouri River basin

NDCS reveals contraband found in searches

NDCS reveals contraband found in searches

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has released photos of contraband confiscated during a lockdown and recent searches conducted at the Nebraska State Penitentiary.

Shooting Near 50th and Spaulding in Omaha

Shooting Near 50th and Spaulding in Omaha

Omaha police responded to a report of a shooting near 50th and Spaulding Streets just after 2 PM Wednesday afternoon.

Personal aircraft makes crash landing at Lincoln airport

Personal aircraft makes crash landing at Lincoln airport

A small personal aircraft landed without landing gear at the Lincoln airport on Wednesday afternoon, prompting an emergency response.

Mayor's Hotline Pushing Back on Scooters

Mayor's Hotline Pushing Back on Scooters

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says calls to her city hall hotline are running six-to-one against rental scooters that have been running around the city since a six month pilot program pushed off in May.

Imperial cars, homes slammed with fall hail storm

Imperial cars, homes slammed with fall hail storm

Folks in Imperial and the surrounding areas were some of the first to see severely damaging hail in a September 11th severe storm as it made its way across Nebraska from the west around 6:15 p.m. local time.

Roca Berry Farm's Ready for 2019 Season

Roca Berry Farm's Ready for 2019 Season

Roca Berry Farm is a staple for people in southeast Nebraska.

Columbus housing tight, but city says more is on the way

Columbus housing tight, but city says more is on the way

If you've been trying to buy a home or rent an apartment in Columbus, you may have noticed that it's slim pickings. 

Exchange Student Says Americans Less Likely To Talk About Politics Since Trump Election

Exchange Student Says Americans Less Likely To Talk About Politics Since Trump Election

Nancy and Norman Brown to host 20th foreign exchange student

Aubrey Trail files request for new trial

Aubrey Trail files request for new trial

Convicted murderer Aubrey Trail’s attorney filed a request for a new trial, citing an outburst that led to him slicing his throat tainted the jury.

Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney Intercity Bus Route Public Meetings

Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney Intercity Bus Route Public Meetings

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is conducting a feasibility study to deliver a future Grand Island to Hastings to Kearney intercity bus route.

Three Tornadoes Confirmed in Sioux Falls

Three Tornadoes Confirmed in Sioux Falls

The National Weather Service says they have confirmed at least three tornadoes in the Sioux Falls area from storms last night.

9/11 Tribute of Flags on display

9/11 Tribute of Flags on display

An Omaha Rotary Club is honoring the 18th anniversary of 9-11 with a display of flags in a city park.

Storms cause widespread damage in Nebraska, South Dakota

Storms cause widespread damage in Nebraska, South Dakota

Severe weather, including a probable tornado, struck South Dakota's largest city, leaving a trail of damaged buildings, downed power lines, fallen trees and some reports of injuries.

Trial Underway, For Blue Springs Man Charged with Distributing Methamphetamine

Trial Underway, For Blue Springs Man Charged with Distributing Methamphetamine

Drug trial begins in Gage County District Court, involving Nebraska State Patrol controlled purchase of methamphetamine

Lynch Going to Receive 500k for Disaster Recovery Housing Funds

Lynch Going to Receive 500k for Disaster Recovery Housing Funds

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has announced the recipients of a $3 million in disaster recovery funds from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust

Lincoln First Responder Gather to Honor 9/11 Victims

Lincoln First Responder Gather to Honor 9/11 Victims

Nebraska law enforcement gathered outside the state capitol Wednesday to honor the first responders who lost their lives during the September 11th terrorist attacks.

AC unit causes Hastings house fire

AC unit causes Hastings house fire

An AC unit is responsible for a house fire in Hastings Tuesday evening.

Father, son killed in plane crash north of Valentine in South Dakota

Father, son killed in plane crash north of Valentine in South Dakota

A father and son were killed in plane crash north of Valentine in South Dakota last Sunday.

Nebraska Capitol to close on Saturday for water system work

Nebraska Capitol to close on Saturday for water system work

The Nebraska Capitol will close to the public on Saturday to make way for work on the building's water system.

Little Panthers Preschool celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

Little Panthers Preschool celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

The preschoolers of the Norfolk Public School district now have a building dedicated to them.

Freddy's restaurant may be coming to Columbus

Freddy's restaurant may be coming to Columbus

A plan to bring a Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is one step closer to becoming reality.

Trump offers 'total' endorsement of Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse

Trump offers 'total' endorsement of Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse

President Donald Trump has offered a full-throated endorsement of Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse despite Sasse's previous criticism of the president.

Gage County Board Unanimously Enacts Half-Cent Sales Tax, for "Beatrice Six" Judgment

Gage County Board Unanimously Enacts Half-Cent Sales Tax, for "Beatrice Six" Judgment

Gage County puts in place half-cent sales tax, to assist in covering the "Beatrice Six" civil judgment, against the county

Krutz pleas no contest in fatal crash

Krutz pleas no contest in fatal crash

The driver in a fatal crash in Stanton County will be sentenced in a couple months after entering his plea in court Tuesday.

Man found guilty in the murder of Fremont woman

Man found guilty in the murder of Fremont woman

A Douglas County jury took less than an hour Tuesday to declare Jeremiah Connelly guilty of murder.