Police: Nebraska Man Molested Granddaughter

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) -- A 66-year-old Columbus man is facing a criminal charge after police say he molested his granddaughter over a four-year period. The man has been scheduled for arraignment on Tu... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West improved in November, but the monthly survey of bankers doesn't suggest much growth. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says low grain and energ... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. -- It's been a battle for more than 70 years, with farmers in Nebraska, Colorado and Kansas fighting over water distribution from the Republican River. The impact is wide, with water use affecting farmers and law suits racking up tax-p... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Police have identified a little girl found wandering the street alone in south Omaha Wednesday morning. Later that same day, police found siblings of the girl and all the children are now in temporary foster care. On Thursday, t... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Additional fire crews were needed in west Lincoln to battle a camper fire early Friday. Battalion Chief Leo Benes says due to the cold, extra crews were needed to keep anyone from getting too much exposure to the cold temperatures... Read More

Cass County Sheriff Wm. C. Brueggemann reports a one-vehicle accident Wednesday morning. Plattsmouth Fire and EMS responded to the accident on Highway 75 north of Fulton Avenue. Sean Santana, 27 of Nebraska City, was driving a 2014 Ford Escape... Read More

WISNER - Pilger's residents are coming out in full force to plan how the village will be rebuilt. Hundreds of people from Pilger and the surrounding area attended a town hall meeting in Wisner on Thursday night. The town hall was the second in a s... Read More

Santa Claus landed safely in Auburn Thursday to help the Auburn Chamber kickoff the Christmas Season. Santa turned on the downtown Christmas lights and visited with over 60 families. He had to travel through the lake effect snow in Buffalo, NY to ... Read More

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has selected the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) as its 2014 National Law Enforcement Challenge (NLEC) award recipient for State Police/Highway Patrol agencies its size. The award honors NSP for... Read More

Officials in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas have agreed on a new approach to managing water for the Republican River. Representatives of the states have signed a resolution, approving operational adjustments in 2014 and 2015 under the Republican Ri... Read More

The Peru Village Board accepted a Nebraska Department of Economic Development Grant for the Park Avenue and campus entrance improvement project and discussed safety features of the new design. The project  on Park Avenue extends from the Casey's ... Read More