Authorities Suspect AK-47 Bandit Struck at Iowa Bank

NEBRASKA CITY - Otoe County officials learned Tuesday that the suspect in an Aug. 22 robbery at the First National Bank in Nebraska City may have struck again. The suspect was labeled  as the AK-4... Read More

CENTER - The trial of a Bloomfield man accused of stealing cattle on a number of occasions has been delayed. Forty-four year old Timothy Ketelsen waived his right to a speedy trial in Knox County District Court Tuesday, as his defense requested th... Read More

LINCOLN - A Falls City native, Julianne Kopf, has taken part in starting up a new health and nutrition company out of Lincoln called, Bugeater Foods. As you may have guessed by their company name, their product does consist of an actual insect ingre... Read More

FALLS CITY - Two fires broke out in Falls City this past weekend at two separate residences, but both homes happen to be owned by the same person. A 911 call was made on Saturday night around 9:22 P.M. regarding a fire at 1203 Lane Street, and... Read More

BENNINGTON, Neb. -- An estimated 1,000 gallons of gasoline was spilled at a Bennington gas station early Wednesday morning. According to radio reports, the gas leaked from a tanker truck at the Cubby's near 156th and Highway 36. Omaha Fire Departm... Read More

SIDNEY - The Sidney Rodeo crowned its queen on Tuesday night. Rachel Johnson won the award last year, and there were three contestants trying to follow in her footsteps. The three contestants were Chelsey Anderson, Emma Pullen, and Yahsmin Gorg... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - Residents along a seven-mile stretch of 72nd Street northwest of Plattsmouth asked Cass County commissioners Tuesday to investigate health hazards linked to road dust. Resident Tammy Ozel said she attended the meeting to alert commis... Read More

OMAHA - A Winnebago man will be spending at least three years in prison for inappropriately touching a child. The U.S. Attorney's office in Omaha says that 23-year old Lawrence Merrick, Jr. was sentenced last week to 37 months in prison for abusiv... Read More

TECUMSEH - The Johnson County Commissioners met Tuesday morning and discussed several topics. They approved the final resolution for the Rail Road Easement and payment for Sterling Southeast. Commissioner Scotty Gattula went in-depth on the topic.... Read More

RANDOLPH - A tanker semi-truck filled with oil was forced to pull off to the side of the road at 340th Avenue and 120th Street near Randolph, IA after smoke was seen coming out of the back of it. Pressure formed in the tank portion causing the bac... Read More

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says that's in addition to the nearly $400 million spent on cle... Read More