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Woman arrested for helping hide vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

Woman arrested for helping hide vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

A Lincoln woman has been arrested for tampering with evidence after she helped hide a vehicle following a fatal hit and run.

Escapee returned to Kearney YRTC

Escapee returned to Kearney YRTC

An 18-year-old boy is back at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment in Kearney after escaping Sunday.

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

Community rallies to harvest late farmer's fields

When needed most, Nebraskan’s know how to step up, but no one does it better than those from small communities.

Snow Totals: parts of Nebraska see more than 3 inches

Snow Totals: parts of Nebraska see more than 3 inches

Snow blankets much of the state after a roller coaster of November temperatures continues in Nebraska.

Man arrested for pointing pellet gun at firefighters

Man arrested for pointing pellet gun at firefighters

A man was arrested for pointing a pellet gun at firefighters after being found trespassing at an auto lot.

Hall County Sheriff's Dept. Warns Against Jury Duty Scam

Hall County Sheriff's Dept. Warns Against Jury Duty Scam

The Hall County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents of a scam involving the department.

Keystone pipeline restarts 2 weeks after North Dakota leak

Keystone pipeline restarts 2 weeks after North Dakota leak

Canadian crude oil is once again moving through a pipeline nearly two weeks after the line leaked an estimated 383,000 gallons (1.4 million liters) of oil in North Dakota.

New social studies standards adopted for Nebraska students

New social studies standards adopted for Nebraska students

The Nebraska State Board of Education has approved new social studies standards aimed at encouraging students to look at history from multiple perspectives.

One person dead in accident on I-80 near Grand Island

One person dead in accident on I-80 near Grand Island

Authorities say a South Dakota man died after collision on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska.

Disaster experiences forums set for people with disabilities

Disaster experiences forums set for people with disabilities

Two free forums have been scheduled to hear from people with disabilities, their families and their caregivers about their experiences with emergencies or disaster situations.

Final events with University presidential priority candidate announced

Final events with University presidential priority candidate announced

The priority candidate for the University of Nebraska's open presidency will be making his final public forum stops this week.

Gov. Ricketts Launches Trade Mission to Germany

Gov. Ricketts Launches Trade Mission to Germany

Governor Pete Ricketts is leading a trade mission to Germany this week to promote Nebraska’s quality ag products.

Naked man arrested after police pursuit of stolen car

Naked man arrested after police pursuit of stolen car

Omaha Police arrested a naked man who led them on a raucous chase Saturday night during which several police cruisers were rammed before the suspect was stopped and subdued with a TASER. He's identified as Blel Htoo, 19.

Game and Parks to check carcasses for deer disease

Game and Parks to check carcasses for deer disease

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission plans to sample deer carcasses for chronic wasting disease during the coming firearm season, Nov. 16-24.

AP investigation points to widespread risk due to decaying dams

AP investigation points to widespread risk due to decaying dams

An investigation by The Associated Press shows that scores of dams across the U.S. are in a state of decay and are endangering thousands of people who live downstream.

75-year-old man drowns in the Lake of the Ozarks

75-year-old man drowns in the Lake of the Ozarks

Authorities say a man has drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks.

Quilts Of Valor Awarded To Vietnam Veterans At 90th Year of Veterans Memorial Building

Quilts Of Valor Awarded To Vietnam Veterans At 90th Year of Veterans Memorial Building

Quilts of Valor presented to six Vietnam era veterans from Nebraska City High School

Historical Human Artifacts Located In Madison County

Historical Human Artifacts Located In Madison County

A family out for a hike in Madison County Saturday afternoon discovered what are believed to be historical human remains.

Body of Hunter Recovered from Sherman County Reservoir

Body of Hunter Recovered from Sherman County Reservoir

The Nebraska Game and Parks said in a press release that the body of 21-year-old Anthony Dush of Saint Paul was found Friday night at 9 p.m.

Air Force airmen help fight Dix, Nebraska house fire

Air Force airmen help fight Dix, Nebraska house fire

Two U.S. Air Force airmen helped a family as their house burned in western Nebraska.

Briggs and Barrett Project holds remembrance at Nursery of Hope

Briggs and Barrett Project holds remembrance at Nursery of Hope

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Iowa law enforcement warns residents of phone scam

Iowa law enforcement warns residents of phone scam

Iowa law enforcement officials are warning of a phone scam by people posing as Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation staff.

"Quilt of Valor" Presented to Beatrice Vietnam War Veteran

"Quilt of Valor" Presented to Beatrice Vietnam War Veteran

Beatrice Vietnam War Veteran honored with Quilt of Valor, for serving his country

Superintendent Resigns As Student Faces Allegations Of A 'Kill List' And Threats Of A School Shooting

Superintendent Resigns As Student Faces Allegations Of A 'Kill List' And Threats Of A School Shooting

Dottie Heusman resigns Nov. 5 about a month after student arrested on threat allegations

State Patrol Says Minnesota Man Hauling Drugs

State Patrol Says Minnesota Man Hauling Drugs

Patrol drug alerts to presence of TCH wax, cannabis extract and vape cartridges

Health Officials Announce Breakthrough In Mysterious Outbreak Of Vaping Illnesses

Health Officials Announce Breakthrough In Mysterious Outbreak Of Vaping Illnesses

vitamin E acetate found in electronic cigarettes used by many who got sick

Antelope County Chooses New Commissioners

Antelope County Chooses New Commissioners

After a recall vote ousted two of its county commissioners, Antelope County has filled the spots with new faces.

Employers, Students Explore Job Paths At Connecting the Dots Career Simulation

Employers, Students Explore Job Paths At Connecting the Dots Career Simulation

Students asked to overcome qualification obstacles and engage real-life job holders in career exploration exercise

More rent checks stolen from Lincoln housing areas

More rent checks stolen from Lincoln housing areas

Lincoln Police say two people who are stealing rent checks from different housing complexes struck again.

Hundreds of THC Products Found During Custer County Traffic Stop

Hundreds of THC Products Found During Custer County Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Minnesota man and seized hundreds of packages of THC products following a traffic stop in Custer County.

Hepatitis A reports investigated by state, local health agencies

Hepatitis A reports investigated by state, local health agencies

State, county, and regional health agencies are investigating a cluster of Hepatitis A cases in the Omaha-metro area.

SCC-Beatrice Campus Students, Staff Donate Items to Food Pantry

SCC-Beatrice Campus Students, Staff Donate Items to Food Pantry

Students, staff at Southeast Community College-Beatrice, help provide for students in need

Drug Transaction Involving Stolen Firearm, Sends Beatrice Man to Prison

Drug Transaction Involving Stolen Firearm, Sends Beatrice Man to Prison

Five to ten year state prison term handed man for selling drug and stolen weapon

Legislative Council Meeting Soon, on Property Tax Issue

Legislative Council Meeting Soon, on Property Tax Issue

As new 60-day Nebraska Legislative session nears, meetings are being held on property tax relief

Man taken to hospital after being shot in the face with a pellet gun

Man taken to hospital after being shot in the face with a pellet gun

Police are investigating after a man was reportedly shot in the face with a pellet gun in Lincoln.

Chadron Man In Custody For Stealing Pickup And Dog

Chadron Man In Custody For Stealing Pickup And Dog

A Chadron man is in custody after stealing a pickup and a dog, then leading law enforcement on a chase from the Pine Ridge Reservation to near Chadron on Monday.

Firefighters scramble to put out flames at vacant house

Firefighters scramble to put out flames at vacant house

Omaha Fire Department and other agencies were called to 204th and Q Streets for a house fire that was called in by a Douglas County deputy, according to fire officials.

Lincoln woman gets jail time, probation in tax case

Lincoln woman gets jail time, probation in tax case

A Lincoln woman who'd settled allegations that she'd cheated customers of her clothing businesses has been given jail time and probation on tax charges.

Woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in Hastings slaying

Woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in Hastings slaying

A woman accused of being an accessory to the 2017 slaying of a Hastings man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.

Axtell teen faces felony after messy crash in Kearney

Axtell teen faces felony after messy crash in Kearney

A teenager may face felony charges after a car crash Wednesday night in Kearney.

Middle School Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

Middle School Student Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

A Millard middle school student has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to an email sent to parents from the Douglas County Health Department.

Blair high school teacher under investigation

Blair high school teacher under investigation

Blair Community Schools confirmed Thursday night that they are looking into allegations made against one of its high school teachers.

Kansas Man Jailed in Death of Beatrice Granddaughter

Kansas Man Jailed in Death of Beatrice Granddaughter

Kansas authorities charge Silver Lake, Kansas man in death of granddaughter, from Beatrice, Nebraska

Winter Weather Awareness Day is Thursday in Nebraska and Iowa

Winter Weather Awareness Day is Thursday in Nebraska and Iowa

With the winter months fast approaching, Nebraska is urging its residents to prepare for the cold and snow. "Mother Nature is the great equalizer," Norfolk Public Safety Director Shane Weidner said.

Thayer County Man Convicted in Odell, Plymouth Burglaries

Thayer County Man Convicted in Odell, Plymouth Burglaries

Hubbell man convicted in two county burglary incidents

Defendant Convicted on Two Counts...Sixteen Charges Dismissed

Defendant Convicted on Two Counts...Sixteen Charges Dismissed

Plea deal reached in local residential burglary

UPDATE: Details released on Lincoln bus crash

UPDATE: Details released on Lincoln bus crash

We have an update on the car vs bus accident on Wednesday.

Controversial Chicken Farm Comes Up Short

Controversial Chicken Farm Comes Up Short

Plans for a controversial Lincoln area chicken farm, the kind of operation backed by Governor Pete Ricketts, are dead, at least for now.

Cedar County attempted murder case going to District Court

Cedar County attempted murder case going to District Court

A northeast Nebraska man accused of attacking a man with a knife and leading police on a chase is facing eight felony charges in Cedar County District Court.

Upcoming Road Closure for Utility Work in Norfolk

Upcoming Road Closure for Utility Work in Norfolk

Beginning on Monday, sewer utility work will begin in the area of Channel Road and South Victory Road on the east side of Norfolk.

Kearney Holiday Inn opens after months of flood repairs

Kearney Holiday Inn opens after months of flood repairs

In July, several feet of water flooded the hospitality district in Kearney causing all the hotels along Talmadge Street to close. Now the last one to reopen is up and running.

Orchard native leading Bassmaster Championship

Orchard native leading Bassmaster Championship

Here's a native Nebraskan with a big fish story you can actually believe.

Ace Store Investors Want to Hear From Community

Ace Store Investors Want to Hear From Community

Community members in Wayne come together to provide details about what they want to see in the Ace Hardware and Home store coming to Wayne next year.

15-year-old arrested for attempted robbery of 12-year-old

15-year-old arrested for attempted robbery of 12-year-old

Lincoln Police arrested a 15-year-old for an attempted robbery where he pointed a gun at a 12-year-old.

Merrick County Sheriff Warns of Possible Police Impersonation

Merrick County Sheriff Warns of Possible Police Impersonation

The Merrick County Sheriff's Office wants the public to use caution after it received a report of a possible police impersonation.

Boutique in the City Fills Gap In NCTC's Post-Outlet-Mall Retail Strategy

Boutique in the City Fills Gap In NCTC's Post-Outlet-Mall Retail Strategy

NCTC describes losing magnet outlet stores like a horrible storm

Dump truck knocks out light pole

Dump truck knocks out light pole

Traffic at a North Platte intersection was disrupted Wednesday when a dump truck damaged a light pole.

Update: Name of Lincoln woman shot in chest released

Update: Name of Lincoln woman shot in chest released

Lincoln Police have released the name of a woman recovering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Omaha officials announce plans for flexible concert hall

Omaha officials announce plans for flexible concert hall

Officials have announced plans to build a flexible music venue in downtown Omaha.

Omaha zoo announces snow leopard cubs’ names

Omaha zoo announces snow leopard cubs’ names

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has announced the names of its newest additions, two snow leopard cubs.

Rushville Man Accused of Assaulting Bayard Police Officer

Rushville Man Accused of Assaulting Bayard Police Officer

A 25-year-old Rushville man has been arraigned in Morrill County Court after allegedly assaulting a Bayard Police Officer

'Movie Money' circulating in the La Vista area

'Movie Money' circulating in the La Vista area

The La Vista Police Department have reported that fake "movie money" is being used to buy items on trade and sell websites.

Nebraska House Republican Talks About Trying to Make Progress, During Impeachment Inquiry

Nebraska House Republican Talks About Trying to Make Progress, During Impeachment Inquiry

House member Smith talks impeachment, trade, measure to rename a national monument

Concern About How Retirements Will Affect County Treasurer Operations

Concern About How Retirements Will Affect County Treasurer Operations

Gage County officials say public could face some delays, with retirements of key treasurer's office staff members

Burns Sentencing Adds to Earlier Incarceration in Lancaster County

Burns Sentencing Adds to Earlier Incarceration in Lancaster County

Jason Burns sentenced to prison, for Gage County flight to avoid arrest

"This is extremely sickening:" Bass Pro/Cabela's eliminating 118 more jobs in Sidney

"This is extremely sickening:" Bass Pro/Cabela's eliminating 118 more jobs in Sidney

Sidney Mayor Roger Gallaway is voicing his frustrations with Bass Pro after the hunting fishing and camping retailer announced Wednesday they will be relocating 118 positions from Sidney to its headquarters in Springfield, Missouri in 2020.