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Nebraska city sees uptick in unlicensed youths driving

SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) _ An eastern Nebraska county is seeing more juveniles driving without a proper driver's license or permit. Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl tells the Columbus Telegram that t... Read More

Nebraska man charged in wife's shooting death to stand trial

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) _ A man accused of shooting and killing his wife outside a northeast Nebraska police station is now slated to stand trial in the first-degree murder case. Sioux City, Iowa, television station KTIV reports that 41-year-old Be... Read More

Sahling estate gives $1.9 million to UNK

Pushes total support to more than $3.25 million KEARNEY – Well known among the University of Nebraska at Kearney community – especially by those in Loper athletics – for his compassion and generous student scholarship donations, Bob Sahling... Read More

Police: Man's body found in Lincoln's Holmes Lake

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a man's body was found in a popular lake in Lincoln. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that fishermen discovered the body Tuesday around 8:45 a.m. in a narrow part of Holmes Lake. Rescue workers spent the mornin... Read More

Central Nebraska prepares for annual 'Junk Jaunt' event

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Central Nebraska is preparing for its annual Junk Jaunt, an event described as the state's largest garage sale. The Grand Island Independent reports that the event will run Friday through Sunday on a 300-mile loop through... Read More

Central Nebraska prepares for annual 'Junk Jaunt' event

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.  -- Central Nebraska is preparing for its annual Junk Jaunt, an event described as the state's largest garage sale. The Grand Island Independent reports that the event will run Friday through Sunday on a 300-mile loop through t... Read More

Kearney's Northeast Elementary evacuated temporarily

At approximately 9 am this morning, a construction crew at Northeast Elementary accidentally hit a gas line. Students were immediately evacuated to a nearby church. The gas line was repaired and students returned to the building at 9:35 am. “The... Read More

Two Men Arrested on Drug Charges Following I-80 Traffic Stop

(GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested two men Sunday afternoon, September 17, following a traffic stop on Interstate 80. The stop happened near mile marker 320 or four miles west of the Giltner interch... Read More

Man sentenced in southwest Nebraska kidnapping and manslaughter

On Monday in Hitchcock County District Court, John R. Leahy, age 25, was sentenced to 8-10 years for Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine; 24-30 years for kidnapping; and 18-20 years for manslaughter, resulting in a total sentence of 50-... Read More

Nebraska program advances county bridge maintenance projects

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) _ A state program created to address a backlog of bridge maintenance projects is beginning to make a difference in some Nebraska counties. The Columbus Telegram reports that the Nebraska Department of Transportation awarded a t... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers look to future with an older population

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's population is aging, and lawmakers want to know what to do about it. A demographic shift over the next few decades could mean a surge of retirees relying on public services and a slow-growing number of workers to dr... Read More