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Nebraska experts say injured bald eagle healing well

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Officials say a wild bald eagle that had skin graft surgery at an Omaha zoo is healing and won't require more operations. A news release from the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium said the eagle was evaluated Monday by Dr. Coleen St... Read More

State Fair Announces Grand Marshalls

GRAND ISLAND - The Nebraska State Fair has selected Grand Marshals for the 2017 event.  According to Chelsey Jungck, events and entertainment director, “Each year, we select folks that we believe represent the best of the best from agriculture an... Read More

Rogue water bottle causes two-vehicle accident

DESHLER - Two people were hospitalized Tuesday after a two vehicle accident near Deshler. At approximately 2:15 p.m., the Thayer County Sheriff's Office along with Deshler Fire and Rescue responded to a injury accident 1 1/2 miles south of Deshler. A... Read More

Storm system prompts flood warnings in eastern Nebraska, including York and Hamilton Counties

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Heavy rain from a massive storm system covering the eastern third of Nebraska has prompted flood warnings. The National Weather Service issued flash flood warnings Wednesday morning for five eastern Nebraska counties and flood w... Read More

Union Pacific lays off 500 managers, 250 other rail workers

OMAHA, Neb.  --  Union Pacific is laying off 500 managers and 250 other railroad workers to reduce costs. The cuts will eliminate about 8 percent of Union Pacific's managers. The railroad told the affected workers Wednesday that their jobs will ... Read More

Civil rights group sues Nebraska state prisons system

OMAHA, Neb.  -- The Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is following through with its promise to sue the state prisons system because it hasn't taken significant steps to remedy what the group calls inhumane conditions. The ACLU ... Read More

(Audio) Sen. Matt Williams announces re-election campaign

Gothenburg, NE—Senator Matt Williams of Gothenburg, Monday, announced his re-election campaign citing his experience in delivering results for the people of Nebraska’s 36th District, which comprises Dawson, Custer, and the northern third of Buffa... Read More

NSP Arrests Man for Child Enticement

AUGUST 15, 2017 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.) — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a Grand Island man for arranging to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. NSP is also asking parents in the Grand Island area to check their... Read More

Officials: Inmate playing basketball collapsed, then died

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska prison officials say an inmate died after collapsing while playing basketball. A news release from the Nebraska Correctional Services Department said Tuesday that 35-year-old Lucius Turner died around 4 p.m. Monday at the ... Read More

Hendrix Genetics Celebrates Grand Opening in Grand Island

Hendrix Genetics celebrated the grand opening of their $40 million hatchery in Grand Island today. The Governor along with the Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporation, and several of the company's heads were on hand to cut the ribbon. H... Read More

Cinder block filled bags intentionally left on roads

OHIOWA - The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of bags filled with cinder blocks being placed intentionally on roadways. According to Sheriff William Burgess, his office received several reports Monday of people having cont... Read More

Aurora Native Named York County Attorney

YORK, Neb. - The York County Board of Commissioners has approved the appointment of Aurora native, Christopher Johnson, as the new York County Attorney. Johnson will fill the remainder of former York County Attorney, Candace Bottorf's, term until ... Read More

Woman caring for pets accused of stealing from residence

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A woman who was taking care of a Columbus resident's pets has been accused of stealing from the home. Court records say 34-year-old Jennifer Carney, of Schuyler, is charged with felony theft. Radio station KNEN reports that Car... Read More

Lincoln home explosion injures 2; cause under investigation

LINCOLN, Neb. - Authorities say two people have been injured in a blast that leveled a home and damaged others nearby in southeast Lincoln. The thundering blast occurred around 4:30 p.m. Monday. Lincoln Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Jeremy Geg... Read More