New Laws Take Effect Sunday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A host of new laws are taking effect in Nebraska, leading to changes ranging from costlier marriage licenses to expanded opportunities for nonviolent prisoners to be released for ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Old West history is alive and well as 19th century attire matched the smoke of classic firearms in a weekend shoot-out. The Single Action Shooters Society (SASS) Nebraska State Championship hosted by the Columbus Rifle Club wrapped ... Read More

NORFOLK - The Madison County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in finding a shoplifter. The sheriff's office sent out a release on Friday with a picture of a woman pushing a shopping cart. Sheriff's officials say the woman is a susp... Read More

HARTINGTON - A fatal vehicle accident occurred Friday afternoon on Highway 12, three miles west of the Junction of Highway 57 near Hartington. 22 year old Mollie Schieffer, of Fordyce, and 63 year old Bradley Schumacher, of Crofton, were pronounce... Read More

NELIGH - A sufficient number of recall petitions have been verified in the recall of all of Neligh City Council members, forcing a special election this fall. According to Antelope County Clerk Lisa Payne, "164-plus" signatures have been verified... Read More

OAKDALE - Heavy rains dumped between four to six inches of precipitation in areas of Antelope County late Thursday and into early Friday, with small streams, creeks, and rivers flooding over their banks. The Nebraska Department of Roads used a pil... Read More

NORFOLK - A longtime independent pharmacy in Norfolk is being sold to a national company. In a news release, Lloyd's Drug Mart owner Chris Vincent says that the Lloyd's pharmacy has been sold to CVS, effective September 1st. In the release, Vi... Read More

NELIGH - Heavy rains have caused flooding in portions of Northeast Nebraska. The National Weather Service has issued a small stream flood advisory for portions of Madison, Antelope and Boone Counties until 10:15 a.m. Friday. Law enforcement off... Read More

NORFOLK - Hunter Spier rushed for 150 yards and three touchdowns and the Lutheran High NE Eagles coasted to a 43-14 victory over Ponca in the season opener for both teams on Thursday. The Eagles jumped out to a 27-0 lead and racked up 321 first ha... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - University of Nebraska Medical Center Dean Ali Khan warned nearly 200 health professionals attending the Nebraska Infection Control Network symposium Thursday that the world is still a favorable home for infectious disease. Khan, w... Read More

OMAHA - The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until midnight tonight for Antelope, Boone, Butler, Colfax, Holt, Knox, Madison, Merrick, Nance, Pierce, Platte and Polk counties. Primary threats inclu... Read More