Atkinson Police Chief Sued for Discrimination

ATKINSON, NE — Atkinson’s police chief is being sued in US District Court for discrimination after allegedly saying, “the community ready for a female police officer.” Rhonda Olson filed a l... Read More

DAVID CITY, Neb. - A Columbus man was arrested last month in Butler County after the sheriff says he found an illegal weapon on his person. 31-year-old Esteban Rodriguez is charged with felony possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person a... Read More

GRANITE FALLS, MN (KTIV) - A South Sioux City, Nebraska, man is dead following a one-vehicle accident in Minnesota late Monday night. 25-year old Ahmed Abdikarim Hassan, of South Sioux City, died from his injuries, this according to a crash repor... Read More

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Authorities in Jefferson County arrested a man on a number of charges last week, including kidnapping, strangulation, and false imprisonment. Just before 7 p.m. on Feb 16, authorities received a call from a female advising her... Read More

DAVID CITY, Neb. - A Silver Creek man is charged with a sex crime after a girl told police he touched her inappropriately. 34-year-old Shane Thornburg is charged with 3rd degree sexual assault of a child in Butler County. Records say in late Ja... Read More

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to turn over emails and other documents related to President Donald Trump's approval of the project. Environmentalists w... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man is being charged for felony assault, after a recent incident at the Platte County Jail. A complaint filed with the county says on February 9th, Kendell Barrow, 31, struck, or wounded, a person at the Platte County Jail. Barrow ... Read More

COLUMBUS - City and county authorities were busy covering accidents around Columbus during an icy start to the week. Freezing rain passed through the area Sunday night into Monday morning, and traveling conditions were less than ideal. According t... Read More

COLUMBUS - Columbus Police responded to a report of an assault with a knife at a local apartment, and ended up arresting a man on drug charges. CPD say in an affidavit that on February 14th, they were called to an apartment on 29th Avenue in north... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - An Omaha woman, that prosecutors say failed to pay over $11,000 in child support payments over a five and half year period has been found guilty of four felony counts. 31-year-old Christina Biller will be sentenced in March in Pla... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Lincoln police say an officer was injured during a struggle with a teenager outside a house party. Police spokeswoman Angela Sands says officers sent to the party Saturday night found an estimated 150-200 people there. The tee... Read More