Ex-York Prison Worker Sentenced for Having Sex with Inmate

YORK, Neb. (AP) -- A former worker at the state women's prison in York has been sentenced for having a sexual relationship with an inmate there. On Monday Michael Weichman was given one to two yea... Read More

NORFOLK - Comedian, actor and impressionist Kevin Pollak will be the recipient of this year's Johnny Carson Comedy Legend award. Organizers of the Great American Comedy Festival announced the recipient of the annual award Tuesday. Pollak's stan... Read More

BATTLE CREEK - A Plainview man has been identified as the man killed in a one-vehicle accident near Battle Creek last Friday. Officials with the Madison County Sheriff's office say 27-year old Kervin Hilpipre was killed in the accident late Friday... Read More

NORFOLK - For many, college is a place to redefine themselves. But two Norfolk college students have taken their passion for keeping their peers safe with them to campus. Northeast Community College students Taylor Ewald and Brooke Gettman have a... Read More

Local and state officials joined Gov. Pete Ricketts Saturday to recognize Nebraska’s oldest public building on its 150th anniversary. Its story dates back to 1841, when Col. Stephen Kearny came up the Missouri River to look for a site for a gove... Read More

KEARNEY - Students attending the University of Nebraska at Kearney will be able to get a “hands-on” flying experience. The College’s Aviation Systems Management Program recently purchased a $130,000 brand new Redbird Flight simulator. The... Read More

NORFOLK - An attempt by police to break up a disturbance in Norfolk ended with a man leaping from a balcony to avoid authorities and two people being arrested. Norfolk Police Captain Michael Bauer says 20-year-olds Cristian Diaz and Daniel Santiag... Read More

NORFOLK - Traffic was backed up thanks to a two-vehicle accident near the Norfolk Middle School Monday afternoon. It happened around 2:15 p.m. Rescue officials were sent to a two-vehicle accident at the corner of 1st and Benjamin. One person wa... Read More

NORFOLK - The future of journalism is passing through Northeast Nebraska this week. The 2015 State Journalism Championships are being held at the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk on Monday. The event features high school students from all over ... Read More

COLUMBUS - While in Columbus last Friday night, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse discussed his appreciation for those serving our country. Sen. Sasse greeted Korean War vets at the gate, after they landed at Regan National Airport in Washington, DC on Thur... Read More

MADISON - A competency hearing is being ordered for a Norfolk woman accused of burning a trailer home down. Twenty-seven year old Cassie Zoubek appeared in Madison County District Court to face felony arson charges. She appeared without her lawyer... Read More