Omaha woman strikes daughter with baseball bat

OMAHA, Neb. - Omaha Police are investigating after a 12-year-old girl told police her mother struck her with a baseball bat on Monday. The victim told authorities she and her mother were arguing b... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – A former Nebraska City woman has been arrested in Alabama for suspicion of murder. Jolie Willow Hoefling is charged in Magnolia Springs, Ala., for suspicion of killing 48-year-old Miles Dean Sprague and abusing his corpse. Hoe... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - The Columbus City Council secured land for a new fire station in Monday night's meeting. The council voted 7-1 to approve a two-year option on three parcels of land, located just off Howard Blvd., between 46th and 47th Ave, east o... Read More

COLUMBUS - Two people suffered what appear to be minor injuries, after a collision on Friday. Columbus Police reports say a 33-year-old man was driving a 2008 Nisan westbound on East 23rd Street, when he was rear-ended by a 66-year-old woman drivi... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a bill that would raise the speed limit on parts of Interstate 80 and other state highways. The bill introduced Tuesday would allow the state Department of Transportation to increase th... Read More

PIERCE – The Wayne High Speech team took part in the Pierce High “Tournament of Mittens” Meet this past weekend. From Pierce High School, the JV team was awarded runner-up while the Varsity Speech Team took fifth. Varsity members who meda... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man was taken into custody after Columbus Police say they found a coat, with drugs, money, and a digital scale in the pocket. Officers say in an affidavit that they were called to a residence for a report that Cole Shatto, 21, was dam... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Columbus Police say a vehicle was taken from a Columbus parking lot and later recovered in Fremont. According to CPD Captain Todd Thalken on Saturday night, a person stole keys from a woman's purse inside a Columbus business and t... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY--The Custer County Salvation Army is pleased to report the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign results are have been totaled: $12,401.36 was collected to benefit Custer County projects. During 2017, the Salvation Army provided school bags and s... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man was arrested for drunkenly hitting a parked vehicle, leaving the scene, and wrestling with an officer at the police station. Columbus Police say in an affidavit that, Farid Noe Rodriguez Lopez, 32, is alleged to have hit a parked ... Read More

BEATRICE – A Nebraska lawmaker wants to remove what he sees as an arbitrary cap on use of economic development funds under LB 840.   The Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act has been used over the years by several communities, spending... Read More