LINCOLN — The Nebraska Department of Transportation advises motorists of several reminders when traveling to and from the next Husker football game in Lincoln on Saturday,
Todd Lancaster of the Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy, a state public defenders office, argued last month that comments on social media regarding Bailey Boswell and her boyfriend, Aubrey Trail, showed that a “hostile environment” exists in Saline County, so a fair and impartial jury could not be selected there.
LINCOLN — Director Scott R. Frakes says he is taking a no-holds-barred approach to stemming a recent uptick in assaults, drug exposures and contraband at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. The entire facility has been placed on lockdown* since this morning.
LINCOLN — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) took 77 impaired drivers off Nebraska roads during the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The effort ran from August 16 through September 2.
LINCOLN – With recent announcements from North Dakota and Texas of cattle testing positive for anthrax, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging livestock owners to protect their animals by watching for this disease and by consulting with veterinarians about the use of vaccines.
In a sign of rising tensions with the farm community, the Trump administration withdrew staffers from a privately run tour of Midwestern corn and soybean fields after a government employee received a threat.
LEXINGTON — A descending cold front will be responsible for strong to severe thunderstorms late tonight and early tomorrow morning across the region.
DAWSON COUNTY — Unwelcome news to some, but central Nebraska may again see more severe weather on Thursday, Aug. 15.
DAWSON COUNTY — In a meteorological set up similar to the one which spawned the storms that damaged Cozad Sunday night, severe storms may again impact the area again during the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 14 and morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 15.
LINCOLN — The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has claimed the top spot in this year’s Best-Looking Cruiser contest, organized by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST). The contest, which was decided by a vote of the public, included photos of cruisers from state and highway patrols a…
ORLANDO, Fla., — Nebraska State Trooper Sam Mortensen has been named Officer of the Year by the Motor Vehicle Criminal Interdiction (MVCI) Association. Trooper Mortensen received the honor Tuesday during the annual MVCI conference in Orlando.
BRIDGEPORT — The Morrill County Sheriff’s is able to release additional details regarding the crash that claimed the life of Nebraska State Trooper Jerry L. Smith, #373, on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
LINCOLN – Historic flooding and above-normal precipitation can have a major impact on the mosquito population. With that in mind, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging horse owners to visit with their veterinarian about vaccinating their horses against mosquito-borne il…
LINCOLN — Hunters have until July 5 to apply for a 2019-2020 multispecies lottery permit. Two types of permits are available: Super Tag and Combo.
A total of 467 cyclists on the 32ndAnnual Tour de Nebraska bicycle adventure will roll out of Sidney on Wednesday, June 19 and travel five days to Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport in western Nebraska’s panhandle, according to Charlie Schilling, Event Director.
OMAHA — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested a Waterloo man this morning following an incident at the NSP office in Omaha.
United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Richard L. Gathercole, 41, formerly of Roundup, Montana, was sentenced today in Lincoln, Nebraska, to 35 years in prison by Senior United States District Judge Richard G. Kopf, for bank robbery, brandishing a firearm and carjacking. In additio…
LINCOLN — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have completed the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign in conjunction with the start of the summer driving season. Throughout the enforcement operation, which lasted from Monday, May 20, through Sunday, June 2, troopers issued 39 cita…
LINCOLN — Troopers with the Carrier Enforcement Division of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are participating in the 32nd annual International Roadcheck, starting today and running through Thursday, June 6.
Recently, I was reviewing my calendar and posting required events on the calendar for December, 2019. Then I took a peak at January, 2020, and I realized that I will be 80 years old. So, I said to myself, “self, is age 80 a good time to consider retirement?” I have been blessed to have a car…
LINCOLN – The John Deere agricultural dealers in Nebraska have teamed-up to contribute $60,000 for disaster relief. The donations are being distributed to a variety of programs aiding farmers, ranchers and rural communities. In addition to the contributions, the dealers are each providing ad…
ALMA — Warrants have been issued for four people in the March 11 armed robbery of an elderly couple in their rural Harlan County home.
KEARNEY — Kearney police are trying to find the mother who delivered then abandoned two infants boys Monday at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.
ANKENY, Iowa — During its seventh annual dog tag campaign, Casey’s General Stores raised more than $845,000 for Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for veterans, service members and military families.
FORT MORGAN, COLO. — Viaero Wireless is committed to helping furloughed employees negatively impacted by the federal government shutdown. Government employees and contractors who may be experiencing disruptions in their income can contact Viaero’s customer service at 1-877-744-1850. Viaero’s…
LINCOLN – Attorney General Peterson announced today that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay $575 million to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection law. Nebraska’s share of the settlement is $5,210,423.
KEARNEY — A bus driver was cited for following too closely after a car-bus crash Tuesday night in Kearney.
GRAND ISLAND – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) help landowners plant more than a million conservation trees each year. The Central Platte NRD has sold over 3.7 million trees since 1973 and is now taking orders for spring planting.
Lincoln, NE – October 10, 2018 – Two months without a jackpot winner has grown the Mega Millions jackpot to a record level. Because of the high jackpot, the Nebraska Lottery reminds customers to play responsibly.
LINCOLN – The Nebraska Corn Growers Association and the Nebraska Soybean Association are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Corn and Soy Ambassador Program. The Corn and Soy Ambassador Program is a year long program for college students who are interested in lear…
LINCOLN — In light of recent events reported in the news related to allegations of abuse by members of the clergy and other persons in positions of authority, the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office is issuing this important reminder to all Nebraskans. The Attorney General’s Office is committ…
LINCOLN — Convicted murderer Carey Dean Moore was declared dead Tuesday after Nebraska carried out its first execution since 1997.
KEARNEY — Nebraska State Patrol troopers chased one of their own cars during a 30-mile pursuit Wednesday that left the female suspect, believed to have stolen the car, driving on four rims.
Husker coach Scott Frost's home in Lincoln was burglarized over the weekend, and an estimated $165,000 in athletic memorabilia was stolen, Lincoln police said Monday.
The agreement provides Lee with flexibility to implement revenue initiatives and business transformation consistent with how it manages its own newspaper and digital operations in 49 markets.
LINCOLN, NE – How prepared is Nebraska to respond to health emergencies? According to the 2018 National Health Security Preparedness Index, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) on Tuesday, Nebraska’s overall preparedness level standing is at 7.5 on a 10-point scale, signific…
GRAND ISLAND — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have seized more than 1,850 pounds of marijuana and other drugs during a traffic stop on Highway 81 in Fillmore County.
Younkers stores will close after a judge on Wednesday approved a sale of the retailer’s parent company to liquidators who intend to sell off inventory and then shut the doors.
LINCOLN – Wednesday, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a new measure aimed at opioid abuse prevention into law. LB 931 provides new requirements for opiate and controlled substance prescriptions distributed in the State of Nebraska.
LINCOLN — Nebraska lawmakers gave swift first-round approval Wednesday to a bill allowing a 5 mph boost in speed limits on state highways and expressways, but not Interstate 80.
OMAHA — The woman accused of fatally stabbing her fiancé after her sister’s wedding will not face criminal charges, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine decided Wednesday.
The Nebraska Tourism Commission is pleased to announce the stops that will be part of the 2018 Nebraska Passport. The Passport inspires Nebraskans and tourists to travel the state collecting stamps to earn prizes, while also supporting Nebraska’s tourism destinations. In 2017 a record-settin…