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Rollover crash west of Lexington results in death

One person has died following a single-vehicle rollover crash west of Lexington at approximately 10:48 p.m. on Monday. The Dawson County Sheriff's Office says the driver was westbound on Road 755 just past Road 431 when he lost control of the vehicle... Read More

DHHS receives $2 Million Opioid Response Grant

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s Department of Health and Human Services received a $2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for opioid response. The grant, awarded to the Division of Behavioral Health,... Read More

Man arrested in Kearney's Medicap Pharmacy burglary

A 26 year old Kearney man has been arrested for the burglary which occurred at Medicap Pharmacy on June 25, 2017. Jal Thong was arrested for Burglary, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Trespassing. He was placed at the Buffalo County Jail. The... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces 2017 Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative Grant Awards

Broken Bow, Scottsbluff and York-based companies will use grants to expose students to careers in IT, manufacturing.  LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Aulick Industries of Scottsbluff, Becton Dickinson of Broken Bow, and Cyclon... Read More

Buffett's company buys 10 pct of real estate investment firm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Warren Buffett's company is spending $377 million to pick up 9.8 percent of a real estate investment trust called Store Capital. The Scottsdale, Arizona, based real estate firm announced Berkshire Hathaway's investment on Monday... Read More

President Donald J. Trump Approves Nebraska Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line wi... Read More

Suspect told mom to clear the house of guns

HELENA, Mont. (AP) _ The Latest on a fugitive arrested in Kansas and an investigation into a series of bank robberies. (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A jailhouse phone call transcript shows that a man suspected in a string of bank robb... Read More

New York man involved in brawl sentenced to Nebraska prison

AUBURN, Neb. (AP) _ A former Peru State College basketball player has been given one to six years in a Nebraska prison for his role in a brawl. Jeffland Neverson, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced last week in Nemaha County District Court in Au... Read More

Nebraska firework sellers scramble for new business in Iowa

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska fireworks retailers are scrambling into Iowa after that state's ban ended last month and brushing aside concerns that the new policy could hurt sales for their existing shops along the border. Retailers say they're ex... Read More

Mahoney State Park site of Nebraska snakes presentations

ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) _ Interested in things that slither in the night? Daytime, too? A University of Nebraska-Lincoln herpetologist will make several presentations about Nebraska's snakes the weekend of July 22-23 at Mahoney State Park near Ashland ... Read More

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln dorms to be imploded

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The University of Nebraska-Lincoln plans to raze a matching pair of high-rise dormitories that have housed thousands of students since 1963. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that all 13 stories of Cather Hall and Pound Hall wi... Read More

2 men wounded in shooting at party in eastern Nebraska

FORT CALHOUN, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say two young men have been shot at a party in eastern Nebraska. The shooting occurred in rural Washington County, south of Fort Calhoun. Authorities say deputies were called to a Fort Calhoun residence around... Read More

Third public meeting on Keystone XL Pipeline application

Norfolk -- The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a meeting  on Wednesday, June 28,  in Norfolk  allowing for public comment on the Keystone XL Pipeline Application currently before the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC). ... Read More

Museum in Lincoln to host special Asteroid Day event

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A special Asteroid Day event has been scheduled at the University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall in Lincoln. The event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Thursday. Elsbeth Magilton is executive director of space, cyber... Read More