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Directed Health Measure for Burt, Cuming, Madison and Stanton Counties Go Into Effect 9am Sunday March 29th

Madison County reported a new case of COVID-19, which has been identified as community transmitted. It’s a man in his 70s who currently resides at a long-term care facility in Norfolk. He is self-is... Read More

I-80 closed on the western edge of Nebraska

I-80 eastbound is Closed from the Wyoming State Line to Bushnell. I-80 westbound closed from Kimball to the Wyoming state line.        ...... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Issues Emergency Declaration for COVID-19

  Read the declaration by clicking here.    LINCOLN – As Nebraska continues to take proactive steps to address COVID-19, Governor Pete Ricketts has signed an emergency declaration, so regulatory provisions of state law can be suspended to ... Read More

Nebraska State Fair announces rock concert!!

Ratt, Skid Row and Quiet Riot to perform Saturday, Sept. 5 Grand Island, Neb.— Nebraskans – get ready to rock! The Big Rock Summer Tour is coming to the 2020 Nebraska State Fair. Ratt, Skid Row and Quiet Riot will perform on Saturday, Sept. 5,... Read More

Boys state tournament games on, limited to family members

The boys state basketball tournament in Lincoln will be limited to immediate family members of players.  That decision announced today by city and health officials. The decision comes in light of a Crofton student testing positive for the coronav... Read More

Female victim in North Platte identified

North Platte, Neb. -- Officers with the North Platte Police Department responded to the 3000 Block of East State Farm Rd on Tuesday, March 3. Officers discovered a deceased, female victim in a pond at that location. The victim has been identifi... Read More

First COVID-19 patient confirmed in Nebr

Governor Pete Ricketts and health officials announced Friday afternoon that the first COVID-19 positive patient has been confirmed in Nebraska. A 36-year-old woman will be transferred from Methodist Hospital in Omaha to University of Nebraksa Medi... Read More

Multiple Arrests in Human Trafficking Investigation

On March 5, 2020, the Furnas County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Nebraska State Patrol, Furnas County Attorney's Office and the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office, arrested four men in connection with an ongoing human trafficking in... Read More

Regional West Medical Center Patient Under Investigation for COVID-19

A patient at Regional West Medical Center is being tested for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and has been placed under Person Under Investigation (PUI) status per the CDC guidelines and the Nebraska State Epidemiologist’s recommendation. Regional... Read More

Authorities Confirm Bodies of Two People Found Inside Storage Unit near Scottsbluff

Authorities have confirmed that the bodies of two people were discovered Friday morning at a self-storage unit just west of Scottsbluff. Speaking to reporters about a hour and a half after the initial call alerting authorities, Scotts Bluff County... Read More

Sandhills Public Schools in lock out for part of Monday

  Sandhills Public Schools at Dunning was in a "lock out situation" Monday for a period of time from 9:25am to 12:05pm.   A school district Facebook posting says it was initiated upon the recommendation of Region 26 Emergency Management. ... Read More