Shed Fire Calls Out Five Area Departments

ELMWOOD, NE - Vehicles and a fuel tank inside a shed were threatened by a fire at 33410 Adams St. in rural Elmwood Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters from Elmwood, Murdock, Manley, Weeping Water and... Read More

MURRAY - The Conestoga Cougars are hoping to compete in the East Central Nebraska Conference this season. Head Coach Jason Ahrens and the Cougars finished 5-17 last year and have plenty of talent returning to improve. "We're fortunate enough to... Read More

SOUTH YANKTON, SOUTH DAKOTA -- As the sun rose Monday morning, residents in Knox, Cedar, Dixon, Wayne and Dakota Counties were braced for the worst. A winter storm warning had been issued and up to 8 inches of snow was possible, closer to the river t... Read More

Two men accused in Lincoln’s first homicide of 2015 and a man accused of trying to rob the man who was killed are scheduled to appear in court today. Richard P. Randall Jr., 19, of Plattsmouth, known to family as “Ricky,” was killed early Su... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - The body of an adult female recovered from the Missouri River near Nebraska City on Monday, Nov. 23, has been identified. Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol received information from the Council Bluffs Police Department t... Read More

WASHINGTON D.C. - A friendly wager made on Twitter will have one Nebraska Senator wearing an Iowa lapel pin on the Senate floor. Senator Ben Sasse from Nebraska took to Twitter last week before the Heroes Game and ended up making a wager with a po... Read More

LINCOLN — The man shot and killed Sunday by Lincoln police during an armed struggle apparently was on the run after having recently been charged with trying to hit a Central City, Nebraska, police officer with a car. Lincoln police identified th... Read More

LINCOLN — A Lincoln police investigation into a stolen license plate Sunday night escalated into an “intense struggle” that ended with a 29-year-old Central City, Nebraska, man being shot and killed by officers, Police Chief Jim Peschong said M... Read More

PLATTE CENTER - The final resting place for many former Platte Center residents  just north of Columbus has been disturbed. Platte County Sheriff officials say they are currently investigating a criminal mischief case after St. Joseph's cemeter... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - At approximately 2 p.m. on Friday, a lottery ticket was sold at Quik Pik in Nebraska City that wound up being worth $60,000. Nobody has claimed the lottery ticket yet, according to a Quik Pik employee. The winning numbers were 14, ... Read More

FALLS CITY - Radon is the odorless, colorless gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Each year up to 22,000 deaths in the United States are attributed to radon-induced lung cancer. In Nebraska one out of every two h... Read More