Boaters Asked to Help Stop Spread of Zebra Mussels

COLUMBUS - As warmer weather approaches, there will be an increase of boats on Nebraska's waterways and with that, a potential increase in costly zebra mussels as a result. The Nebraska Public Powe... Read More

STANTON – A serious accident shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 275 east of Norfolk. The accident happened just west of the intersection between Highway 275 and Ridge Road in rural Stanton County shortly before 9:00 this morning. Stan... Read More

OMAHA, Neb.- According to Omaha Police Department (OPD), it all began with an arrest warrant and ended in a catastrophe. On Wednesday, May 20th, at about 1 pm a shooting claimed the life of 29-year-old officer Karrie Orozco and Marcus D. Wheeler, ... Read More

OMAHA - An Omaha Police Officer is dead along with a wanted felon following a gun battle outside an Omaha home Wednesday afternoon. The Omaha Police Department confirmed in a news conference Wednesday evening that 29 year old Kerrie Orozco was sho... Read More

NORFOLK - Nebraska lawmakers’ decision to repeal capital punishment is angering some for whom death row hits close to home. “We’ve done a lot of things just to try to please them and in 40 seconds they can snuff out five lives. They need to... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - A can of beer every day is Mark Behrends’ secret to a long life. The Nebraska City man turned 110 years old on May 16, making him Nebraska’s oldest living person and possibly the oldest man living in the United States. “... Read More

OMAHA, Neb.-- An Omaha police officer was shot at North 30th Street and Martin Avenue just before 1 p.m. Wednesday. Deputy Police Chief Greg Gonzalez told the Omaha World-Herald a female police officer was shot Wednesday afternoon. She was take... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man will spend five years behind bars for hitting his girlfriend's 1-year-old son. Ryan Roberts was sentenced in Platte County District Court Friday on a felony charge of negligent child abuse resulting in injury. Court... Read More

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Legislature has voted to repeal the death penalty. The vote came at around 11:15 this morning to pass LB 268 by a mark of 32-15, which would repeal the death penalty in Nebraska. Governor Pete Ricketts has promised to ve... Read More

MADISON - Employees for Madison County will be getting some good news on their health care bills in the coming year. Commissioner Christian Ohl reported during Tuesday's Madison County Commissioners meeting that the health insurance rates in the c... Read More

LINCOLN - A Norfolk man will have to serve his conviction on fourth offense DUI despite his appeal. The Nebraska Court of Appeals upheld a one-year prison sentence for 58-year old David Minnick in court Tuesday. Minnick was originally arrested in ... Read More