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Nebraska rejects new attempt to abolish death penalty

Lincoln, Neb. -- Three years after Nebraska voters reinstated the death penalty, lawmakers have rejected a new attempt to abolish the punishment. Senators who want to outlaw capital punishment fell... Read More

As Ag Implements Hit the Road, Drivers Reminded to Stay Alert

(LINCOLN, NEB.)  — As Nebraska’s agriculture producers ramp up their work to feed America, the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is advising drivers to keep an eye out for agricultural implements working near and traveling on Nebraska’s roads. “... Read More

Measles: A Nationwide Issue

  Measles disease has become a nationwide issue over the past few months with more than 626 cases in 22 states as of April 19th, 2019. Several of the surrounding states have reported measles cases. These states include Colorado, Missouri and Iowa... Read More

Grand Island police investigating fatal shooting

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Grand Island police are investigating a fatal shooting. The department said Thursday in a news release that officers sent around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday to check a disturbance call in northeast Grand Island found a 32-year-ol... Read More

Ricketts vetoes sales tax bill to pay 'Beatrice Six' debt

Lincoln,  Neb.  --  Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would let a rural Nebraska county impose a half-cent sales tax to pay off a $28.1 million legal debt to six people wrongfully convicted of murder. Ricketts said Wednesday he opposes ... Read More

Commencement Ceremony for York County Problem-Solving Court on May 13 and June 10, 2019

The York County Problem-Solving Court will hold graduation ceremonies on May 13 and June 10, 2019, at 2:15 p.m. in the York District Courtroom, 510 N. Lincoln Avenue, York Nebraska. For Problem-Solving Court graduates, this ceremony mark... Read More

Alcohol Inspections Conducted in Hamilton, Merrick Counties

APRIL 23, 2019 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — During the even hours of Friday, April 19, Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) conducted alcohol inspections at businesses in Hamilton and Merrick Counties. In total, 38 businesses were i... Read More

Detention Center Director suspended pending investigation

The Director of the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center has been suspended pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Following a closed session Wednesday evening, the Board of Commissioners voted to place Joe Gaul on administrative leave ... Read More

Nebraska FCCLA recognizes state leaders and award winners

  The Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) met for the 72nd annual State Leadership Conference April 7-9 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. More than 1,300 students and advisers from 85 Nebraska schools traveled to Lin... Read More

DEA and Partners Host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 27

OMAHA, Neb., – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national, tribal and community partners will host the 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at more 6,000 sites nationwide, incl... Read More

Nebraska Flood Recovery Fund to help rebuild Greater Nebraska

  (Lincoln, Neb.) In response to catastrophic flooding across Greater Nebraska, the Ethel S. Abbott Charitable Foundation and Nebraska Community Foundation have established the Nebraska Flood Recovery Fund with the purpose of assisting Nebraskan... Read More