Deputy Chases Car Through Southern Norfolk

NORFOLK -- A Madison County Deputy ended up chasing a suspected Driver Under Suspension after the vehicle failed to stop Wednesday night in Norfolk. Madison County Sheriff Vern Hjorth even got caught ... Read More

LINCOLN - There will no longer be a death penalty in Nebraska. The Nebraska Legislature voted 30-19 Wednesday to override Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of LB 268, which repeals the death penalty in Nebraska. Before the vote, a number of senators had... Read More

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has confirmed a fourth case of bird flu in Nebraska. The new case was found in Knox county and is a flock of 3 million hens. The farm is owned by the same operation as the three previous cases in Di... Read More

LINCOLN - The historic decision on the death penalty in Nebraska can be watched live. After Governor Pete Ricketts vetoed the death penalty repeal last week, senators will vote at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday with 30 votes being needed to override the ... Read More

OSMOND - Two people are dead following a two vehicle accident involving a car and a semi. The accident occured Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 at the intersection of Highway 20 and road 544 near Osmond. A 2014 Toyota driven by 88 year old Darleen Wa... Read More

NORFOLK - The jobless rate in the Norfolk area remains remarkably low. Datat released by the Nebraska Department of Labor Wednesday shows that the unemployment rate for the area comprised of Madison, Stanton and Pierce Counties fell in April to 2.... Read More

NELIGH - A former Antelope County Supervisor has been barred from elected office for two years following his conviction of misdemeanor theft. Sixty-three year old Harlan Brandt was sentenced to two years' probation in Antelope County District Cou... Read More

The Oakdale Fire Department was called to a fire four miles south of town at about 7:05 p.m. Tuesday night. According to officials, the fire is being investigated as electrical in nature. It reportedly was extinguished by the homeowner when firefi... Read More

ROCKPORT, MO -- A Columbus, Nebraska woman has died following a one-vehicle accident on I-29 near Rock Port, Missouri on Tuesday. According to a press release from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Cristyna Pace, age 30 of Columbus, was killed afte... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. - Today, hundreds gathered at St. Joseph Cemetery, in Council Bluffs, to say farewell to Omaha Police Officer Orozco. Family members, friends and the law enforcement community attended Orozco’s funeral in St. John’s Catholic Church ... Read More

LINCOLN - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill to abolish the death penalty in the traditionally conservative state, sending it back to lawmakers who will attempt an override. Nebraska lawmakers passed the bill last week with a veto-proo... Read More