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Union Pacific worker dies in Texas, pinned between 2 tankers

Beaumont, Texas -- Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Tr... Read More

(Audio) Disaster Recovery Center open in downtown Lexington

Lexington, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center is open this week at the Dawson County Annex Building, 200 West 7th Street in Lexington.  Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administrati... Read More

Suspect in weekend death arraigned in Dawson County Court

Twenty-three-year-old Jorge Vasquez-Avila was arraigned in Dawson County Court Tuesday morning on charges related to the weekend death of a man who was found unresponsive in a downtown Lexington parking lot. The charges include Manslaughter, Possessi... Read More

Sherman County Standoff Ends With Suicide

AUGUST 20, 2019 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — A standoff with law enforcement in Sherman County lasted for more than two hours before the suspect committed suicide late Monday evening. The incident began at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 19, n... Read More

West Nile Virus -- Positive Human Case in SWNPHD Health District

McCook, Neb. -- The first human case of West Nile Virus has been reported in the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) nine county health district. “This is a good reminder for everyone to continue taking preventive measures again... Read More

Eastern Nebraska man claims $1M Powerball prize

Lincoln, Neb. --  An eastern Nebraska man has claimed his $1 million Powerball prize.  The Nebraska Lottery says Daniel Moore, of Bellwood, bought the ticket at the Parkview One Stop on Colfax Street in Schuyler. It matched the first five number... Read More

Public invited to fall listening sessions on university president search

Members of the NU community and public are encouraged to attend a series of listening sessions in early September to share their input on the search for the next president of the University of Nebraska. The listening sessions, which will take place ... Read More

Man gets 20 months for North Platte pedestrian's death

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. - A man has been given 20 months for the death of a pedestrian in North Platte. Lincoln County District Court records say 34-year-old Ryan Baade was sentenced Monday and credited for 206 days already served. He'd pleaded guilty ... Read More

Enjoy family fun with Nebraska Game and Parks at 2019 state fair

LINCOLN, Neb. – With plenty of features for both kids and adults, the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Encounter exhibit provides a fun stop for the entire family at the 2019 Nebraska State Fair. Housed in the Nebraska Building, the exhibit inclu... Read More

Irrigation districts draw closer to tackling second tunnel collapse

The question on many farmers minds is when will the Ft. Laramie Canal be repaired? It’s a question Rick Preston, district manager of Gering-Ft. Laramie District gets at least ten times a day. "It's still a question no one, yet knows the answer t... Read More

Kearney Police Investigating Source Of False Emergency Call

Kearney, Neb. -- At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Sunday August 18,  a male subject contacted the Buffalo County Communications Center by telephone, reporting he had shot his wife and intended to shoot responding police. The caller provided an address ... Read More