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Gering man agrees to plead to child sex assault in deal

GERING, Neb. (AP) - A 28-year-old Gering man has agreed to plead guilty or no contest to charges of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl in a plea agreement with prosecutors. The Scottsbluff Star-He... Read More

Public urged to leave wildlife babies alone

LINCOLN, Neb. – It is natural for some people who see a young wild animal apparently abandoned by its mother to want to rescue it. The correct course of action is to leave it alone. Here are some rules of thumb from the Nebraska Game and Par... Read More

Fatal crash near Sutherland I-80 interchange

The Nebraska State Patrol investigated a fatality crash that occurred on Friday shortly before 11 a.m. at the Sutherland I-80 Interchange. A westbound van veered north off I-80 and crashed into a tree causing the driver to suffer grave injuries. The ... Read More

(AUDIO) Two men sentenced for voting more than once in 2016 General Election

Two Lexington men convicted of Voting More Than Once in last fall's general election did not intend to do so. In Dawson County District Court Friday, 37-Thirty-seven-year-old Ali Abdullahi and 26-year-old Shueb Ali entered no contest... Read More

Reality stars to raise awareness of substance abuse, mental health education

(Hastings, Nebraska) – Warriors of Purpose, a group comprised of reality stars from shows like “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race,” is coming to Hastings College on Thursday, May 4 to discuss substance abuse and mental health education and ... Read More

(Audio) Convicted Henderson murderer to be eligible for parole in 8 years

YORK - A Henderson man sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 1987 slaying of his adoptive sister, could now be eligible for parole in eight years. Sydney Thieszen, who was convicted of first degree murder in 1996 fo... Read More

BNSF coal train derailment in Thedford

There were no injuries when a BNSF coal train derailed in Thedford about 5:30 a.m. Thursday, closing the crossing for residents living on the south side of the community for a few hours. Residents used the railroad access road to get to work if neede... Read More

Grand Island police investigate death of homeless man

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Grand Island police say they're investigating the death of a homeless man.  Forty-one-year-old Abdulma Khamis was found unresponsive with head trauma a couple blocks west of Pier Park on April 13. Police say he died Wednesd... Read More

Northeast Nebraska robbery suspect captured when ATV crashes

BANCROFT, Neb. - A bank robbery suspect has been captured after his all-terrain vehicle crashed in northeast Nebraska. Authorities say a man robbed the First Bank of Bancroft about 5:30 p.m. Thursday and fled with an undisclosed amount of money on... Read More

Owner of dog that died in cage gets 2 years of probation

LINCOLN, Neb. - The owner of a dog whose carcass was found inside a cage in Lincoln has been given two years of probation. On Thursday a judge ordered Leslie Byron to perform 250 hours of community service and barred her from owning or living with... Read More

(Audio) Evnen will run for  Secretary of State

Bob Evnen of Lincoln has announced his intention to enter the 2018 race for Nebraska Secretary of State. Evnen, a Republican, is a former State Board of Education member and a Lincoln attorney. He served on the State Board of Education from 2005 to 2... Read More