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CPD Citizens' Police Academy aims to bring public closer to law enforcement
CPD Citizens' Police Academy aims to bring public closer to law enforcement

Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the ins and outs of the police department.

Turnovers doom short handed Huskers against red hot Wildcats

Turnovers doom short handed Huskers against red hot Wildcats

LINCOLN - Nebraska knew they'd be in for a challenge with an impressive Northwestern team visiting Lincoln on Wednesday night.

AG Hilgers, statewide agencies promote human trafficking awareness in January

AG Hilgers, statewide agencies promote human trafficking awareness in January

Human Trafficking is defined as "the unlawful act of transporting or coercing people in order to benefit from their work or service."

CPD reports 51 vehicle break-ins in last year, shares vehicle security tips

CPD reports 51 vehicle break-ins in last year, shares vehicle security tips

"It's a crime of opportunity," said CPD Captain Doug Molczyk.

Fremont man arrested in Norfolk related to incident in parking lot

Fremont man arrested in Norfolk related to incident in parking lot

A northeast Nebraska man is in custody after a Tuesday incident in a Norfolk parking lot.

Shamrocks rally in come-from-behind win over Vikings in Columbus Holiday Tournament

Shamrocks rally in come-from-behind win over Vikings in Columbus Holiday Tournament

The Scotus Shamrocks overcame a slow start and 13 point deficit to rally and take down rival Lakeview 42-40 in the Columbus Holiday Tournament final

Scotus races to Columbus Holiday Tournament win over Lakeview

Scotus races to Columbus Holiday Tournament win over Lakeview

From start to finish, Columbus Scotus proved to be the stronger team against Columbus Lakeview in the Columbus Holiday Tournament, 39-21

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska stifles Iowa with tough defense, beat rival 66-50

Nebraska was swept by Iowa last year, but that won't be the case this season. 

Nebraska troopers arrest trucker after pursuit, standoff

Nebraska troopers arrest trucker after pursuit, standoff

Nebraska State Patrol trooper injured, taken to Lincoln hospital

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Columbus native, former Husker linebacker Hausmann to transfer to Michigan

Ernest Hausmann has announced his future plans. 

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

Game and Parks points to widespread drought as factor in decrease of deer harvest numbers

As the deer season nears its end, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is taking a closer look at deer harvest data.

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

Rhule captivates PBA crowd, says staff is 'on a mission'

At halftime of the Nebraska men's basketball game on Saturday with fourth-ranked Purdue, as has become tradition, Nebraska introduced new football Head Coach Matt Rhule. 

CPD Santa Cop campaign provides Columbus children an unforgettable Christmas

CPD Santa Cop campaign provides Columbus children an unforgettable Christmas

The Columbus Police Department is holding their Santa Cop campaign event this weekend.

Dodge County authorities seeking assistance in possible child enticement case

Dodge County authorities seeking assistance in possible child enticement case

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a potential child enticement suspect.

Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged assault, strangulation

Mickey Joseph arrested for alleged assault, strangulation

Mickey Joseph has been arrested on charges of Strangulation and 3rd Degree Domestic Assault.

Rhule officially introduced, preaches hard work, building toughness within program

Rhule officially introduced, preaches hard work, building toughness within program

The Nebraska Football program turned over a new leaf, introducing Matt Rhule as the 31st head coach in program history.

Palmer won't return to Nebraska, announces plans to pursue NFL draft

Palmer won't return to Nebraska, announces plans to pursue NFL draft

Nebraska's single season receiving yards record holder will not return to Huskers. 

Adams Industries delivers mobile food bank for Lincoln

Adams Industries delivers mobile food bank for Lincoln

Needs can be met where the people are, or programs can be located where they are convenient. Adams Industries did what they didn't know they could, and will be part of helping people in need because of it. A custom food trailer wowed clients during its un

Columbus PD to participate in seat belt safety campaign over Thanksgiving weekend

Columbus PD to participate in seat belt safety campaign over Thanksgiving weekend

The Columbus Police Department will have more officers patrolling the streets for the "Buckle Up, Every Trip, Every Time" campaign.

Ex-attorney from Fremont pleads guilty to civil rights violation

Ex-attorney from Fremont pleads guilty to civil rights violation

A former Dodge County Attorney from Fremont has pleaded guilty in a civil rights violation case.

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Badgers comeback dooms Huskers 15-14

On a chilly Saturday at Memorial Stadium, Nebraska fell to Wisconsin 15-14, spoiling senior day for the Big Red.

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

'America's comeback starts now': Herbster supports Trump, message in announcement of election run

It comes as no surprise, but former Gubernatorial candidate for Nebraska Charles W. Herbster has announced support for former President Donald Trump.

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska ready for senior day, look to knock off Wisconsin for first time since 2012

Nebraska is looking to move past their 34-3 blowout loss to #3 Michigan this past Saturday and it's on to Wisconsin.

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

Alex Gordon, seven players elected to Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame

The Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame in Beatrice has seven new members as of Sunday night, including a World Series champion.

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

US Cellular offers tips to avoid robocalls

International Fraud Awareness Week begins Sunday and US Cellular is arming customers with tips to avoid these unwanted calls. 

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

INTERVIEW: Jim Pillen talks gubernatorial election win

Jim Pillen will become the 41st Governor of Nebraska with a win over Carol Blood.

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Huskers embracing underdog role in tilt with #3 Michigan, Farmer suspended, more

Nebraska travels to Ann Arbor, MI. for what will likely be their toughest test of the season as they take on third-ranked Michigan. 

'We're here to do a job': Husker police escort job holds honor, importance

'We're here to do a job': Husker police escort job holds honor, importance

It’s become somewhat of a staple and a tradition in college football... Law enforcement escorting the coach and team to the venue and out of the tunnel.

Thomas Rhett coming to Omaha

Thomas Rhett coming to Omaha

A country music star will be making his way to Nebraska next year.

Winter weather just around the corner in Nebraska

Winter weather just around the corner in Nebraska

Winter is on the way across parts of western Nebraska Thursday night, with more expected in other regions by the weekend.

Huskers unsure if Thompson plays Saturday, expect another physical Big Ten tilt

Huskers unsure if Thompson plays Saturday, expect another physical Big Ten tilt

Nebraska is getting ready for what will undoubtedly be another physical Big Ten matchup as they host Minnesota

Injuries, turnovers doom Huskers in 26-9 loss to #17 Illinois

Injuries, turnovers doom Huskers in 26-9 loss to #17 Illinois

The Big Red suffer their fifth loss of the season and the 20th consecutive loss against ranked opponents.

Top-ranked Nebraska ready to battle fifth ranked Badgers

Top-ranked Nebraska ready to battle fifth ranked Badgers

It's a rematch of the national title in Madison on Wednesday night as the recently top-ranked Husker Volleyball teams visits #5 Wisconsin.

Drought expands to 42 percent of Nebraska

Drought expands to 42 percent of Nebraska

Reports coming in that portions of Platte River have dried up

Huskers looking to stop the run, move the ball against balanced Illini

Huskers looking to stop the run, move the ball against balanced Illini

Nebraska finds themselves in the hunt for the Big Ten west and is preparing for a big midseason matchup with #17 Illinois on Saturday. 

After judge's ruling, Alberts releases metrics to Scott Frost's contract

After judge's ruling, Alberts releases metrics to Scott Frost's contract

The public is now much more aware of the details surrounding ex-Nebraska Football coach Scott Frost's restructured contract.

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

NGPC in midst of fall trout stocking

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is in the midst of their fall trout stocking.

Richardson County places Misty Maspero on probation

Richardson County places Misty Maspero on probation

Deputy says methamphetamine found in Highway 75 traffic stop

Senators looking for legislative investigation of NDOE

Senators looking for legislative investigation of NDOE

Several Nebraska senators are taking steps forward to initiate an investigation into the Nebraska Department of Education.

Offensive line key for Huskers in high stakes tilt with Purdue

Offensive line key for Huskers in high stakes tilt with Purdue

After a win on Friday at Rutgers, Nebraska in the midst of a three-way tie atop the Big Ten West with Illinois, and this weekend's opponent, Purdue.

Exotic animal auction held over weekend

Exotic animal auction held over weekend

Community members from around the area had the opportunity to purchase different types of animals for sale in Columbus at Ag Park.

Fremont Police probe possible case of attempted child enticement

Fremont Police probe possible case of attempted child enticement

The Fremont Police Department is investigating what they say is a case of alleged child enticement earlier this week.

Authorities identify body found east of Harvard as Columbus woman

Authorities identify body found east of Harvard as Columbus woman

The Nebraska State Patrol released more information about the dead body that was found Wednesday morning just east of Harvard. 

Northeast PTA students mark 15 years supporting ALS research

Northeast PTA students mark 15 years supporting ALS research

Physical therapist assistant students at Northeast Community College are doing their part to find a cure for ALS.

Huskers face short week, Joseph talks defense, brief benching of Thompson

Huskers face short week, Joseph talks defense, brief benching of Thompson

The Huskers talked about the wide open Big Ten West, defense, and the decision to briefly bench Casey Thompson.

Homecoming adds challenge, means more to Cornhusker Marching Band

Homecoming adds challenge, means more to Cornhusker Marching Band

For the Cornhusker Marching Band, few events are more meaningful than homecoming.

HIGHLIGHTS: Huskers top IU 35-21

HIGHLIGHTS: Huskers top IU 35-21

A back and forth affair ended in favor of the Huskers, getting Mickey Joseph his first win as interim head coach, as Nebraska knocks off Indiana 35-21.

Chuy: The Pet of the Week

Chuy: The Pet of the Week

If you're interested in adopting Chuy, you can contact the Paws and Claws Adoption Center at 402-562-5683.

Hoiberg, Huskers looking to balanced offense for success in 2022-23

Hoiberg, Huskers looking to balanced offense for success in 2022-23

Husker basketball is looking to end a streak of losing seasons under Fred Hoiberg with another fairly new group this year.

Clarks woman collects Congressional Gold Medal on late husband's behalf

Clarks woman collects Congressional Gold Medal on late husband's behalf

A former Russian refugee who bonded with her U.S. soldier husband over the horrors of war collected a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of her husband on Tuesday in Clarks, Neb.

Columbus Police Department to hold animal license clinic

Columbus Police Department to hold animal license clinic

The City of Columbus has an ordinance requiring residents to have a license for their pets.

Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’

Nebraska readies for Hoosiers by making defensive practice changes, ‘blocking out noise’

The Huskers are back to work, preparing for Saturday night’s homecoming tilt with Indiana.

WSC's Beller named national player of the week

WSC's Beller named national player of the week

A Wayne State College volleyball player from Platte County is garnering national attention.

Retired colonel from Nebraska rides his bike across the country to honor his lost soldiers

Retired colonel from Nebraska rides his bike across the country to honor his lost soldiers

A Nebraska man is headed to Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen troops, and he’s getting there on his bicycle.

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities identify body found on Highway 275 near Fremont

Authorities have identified a body found by construction crews on Highway 275 near Fremont on Thursday.

Trooper finds, rescues cat in ditch in Dodge County

Trooper finds, rescues cat in ditch in Dodge County

A Nebraska State Trooper had an unexpected ride-along on Thursday.

36 new citizens from 18 countries welcomed during ceremony at historic Nebraska school

36 new citizens from 18 countries welcomed during ceremony at historic Nebraska school

A total of 36 new U.S. citizens from 18 countries celebrated their newly minted citizenship at a historic building last week.

Diego: The Pet of the Week

Diego: The Pet of the Week

If you're interested in adopting Diego, you can contact the Paws and Claws Adoption Center at 402-562-5683.

Columbus business to host annual Kids Safety Day Saturday

Columbus business to host annual Kids Safety Day Saturday

Children and their parents will get to learn about EMS vehicles, how to stay safe in cars, and what to do in certain situations like fires and downed electric lines.

Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season

Joseph talks Chinander, changes, confirms Allen out for season

It may be a bye week for Nebraska, but there was no shortage of talking points at Mickey Joseph’s Tuesday press conference.

OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs

OU fans reflect on Casey Thompson at Nebraska, changes to both programs

A lot has changed in the world of college football since it was announced Oklahoma and Nebraska would play one another in back to back years five years ago.

Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph

Defensive Coordinator Erik Chinander relieved of duties by Joseph

Nebraska interim Head Coach Mickey Joseph has relieved defensive coordinator Erik Chinander of his duties. 

HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14

HIGHLIGHTS: Oklahoma pounds Nebraska 49-14

A day that started with widespread optimism, did not end the way the Huskers had hoped as Oklahoma dominates Nebraska 49-14.

NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days

NSP keeps fans safe, work long hours on Husker game days

An important part of the game day tradition at Memorial Stadium is keeping fans safe and that’s exactly the goal of the Nebraska State Patrol.

'It's just fun': Car wash, animal shelter team up to raise funds

'It's just fun': Car wash, animal shelter team up to raise funds

A car wash and an animal shelter are teaming up for a good cause this weekend in Platte County.