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2 women attacked by escaped Nebraska inmate sue state

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A woman and her daughter attacked in Lincoln by one of two inmates who escaped from prison have sued the state and the Nebraska Correctional Services Department. Cynthia and Christine Allen filed the lawsuit last week in Linco... Read More

Authorities identify man killed in Gage County rollover

DEWITT, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a man died after his vehicle crashed in western Gage County. The crash was reported around 1 a.m. Thursday. Gage County Sheriff Millard Gustafson says the vehicle ran off a roadway and rolled, ejecting the drive... Read More

Man arraigned on multiple felonies in connection with assault

  A 29-year-old Lexington man is being held on 10% of $100,000 bond in connection with an assault case earlier this Fall. Miguel Radilla-Leza appeared in Dawson County Court Tuesday. He faces Felony charges of Strangulation, Terroristic Threa... Read More

(Update) Stamford house fire blamed on electrical issue

Stamford, Nebraska -- A house in Stamford was destroyed by fire Monday night. Stamford Volunteer Fire Chief Mike Shaw said the fire department was paged shortly before midnight to a single-story structure fire. Shaw said the State Fire Marshal has... Read More

Gov. Ricketts, State Agencies Spotlight Behavioral Health Resources for Schools

Lincoln, Neb. -- On Tuesday, Governor Pete Ricketts, the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH), and the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) highlighted two new resources aimed at helping schools acce... Read More

Does a 3-7 record hurt Nebraska's recruiting effort? - Weekly HuskerChat with Sean Callahan

The Nebraska Football team (3-7, 2-5 conference) faces anther B1G Ten match up this week against Michigan State. The game comes on the heels of a dominating performance over Illinois. Even with a 3-7 record, Sean Callahan of HuskerOnline says recr... Read More

Landlord-Tenant Farmland Rent Meeting

Those interested in learning about current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations should make plans to attend this upcoming land management meeting. The workshop is based on the topic, “Managing Agri... Read More

Foundation buying land at base of pioneer landmark

Bayard,  Neb. -- A foundation expects to close Thursday on its purchase of land at the base of a famed pioneer landmark in the Nebraska Panhandle, Chimney Rock. Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation executive director Leslie Fattig told th... Read More

Lawyer says student to plead not guilty in sex assault case

Kearney, Neb. -- A student is denying accusations that he sexually assaulted a female acquaintance in a residence hall at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Buffalo County Court records say 19-year-old Prestin Melroy, of Holdrege, and 18-year-... Read More

York County Public defender pleads not guilty to theft charge

GENEVA, Neb. (AP) _ The York County public defender has pleaded not guilty to stealing from two private clients. Fillmore County District Court records say 59-year-old Nancy Waldron entered written pleas to felony theft. Her next court hearing is ... Read More

Rural Cozad man arrested in case of power line equipment damage

A 28-year-old rural Cozad man was arrested Tuesday on three felony charges. A Dawson County arrest warrant was issued for Chance Smith on charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, Felony Criminal Mischief and Use of a Firearm to Comm... Read More

Nebraska has 2nd highest rate of kids in foster care at 19

Lincoln, Neb. -- A new report says Nebraska has the nation's second-highest rate of children who remain in foster care through age 19. The report released Tuesday includes national data to assess how young people fare when transitioning from foste... Read More

Congressman Adrian Smith honors KNEB's Kevin Mooney on House floor

Today,  Congressman Adrian Smith congratulated longtime KNEB News Director Kevin Mooney during a House floor speech- ahead of his Thursday retirement. Mooney has led the KNEB News Department for more than three decades- and today Rep. Smith took... Read More

Next Nebraska honor flight to carry Purple Heart recipients

Lincoln, Neb. --  A nonprofit organization that's organized honor flights to Washington, D.C., for Nebraska veterans says its next free flight will carry Purple Heart recipients from combat in the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan. Bill Williams of ... Read More