Assault Leaves Pierce County Man With Pliers Lodged in Head

PIERCE, NE — A man is in jail after authorities say he lodged rusty pliers into the head of a co-worker. According to court documents, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was called to the sce... Read More

LINCOLN - Lt. Gov. Mike Foley is asking Nebraska citizens to contact their state senators regarding what he calls an unprecedented move to kill a budget bill in order to support the flow of public dollars for abortion. The state’s budget bill st... Read More

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COLUMBUS - Dr. Nila Novotny was honored with the Service Above Self Award Thursday morning. Dr. Novotny has spent many hours volunteering for a variety of different organizations, but the ones that have taken most of her time are Fantastic 4-Hers,... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Hastings couple is facing serious prison time after being arrested by Columbus Police on a litany of charges. Records say CPD were called to a Columbus gas station earlier this year to investigate a disturbance. Eventually, poli... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus woman has been charged with child abuse after one of her children tested positive for exposure to meth. 30-year-old Katie Kohl is charged with felony child abuse and causing child to inhale meth, a misdemeanor, in Platt... Read More

Omaha, NE.— A controversial chase-ending maneuver used by the Nebraska State Patrol was reported just once in 2017 following an exclusive investigation by News Channel Nebraska. The strategy, known as a Tactical Vehicle Intervention, was performe... Read More

PIERCE, NE — A rural Pierce County man is dead after a plane crash Wednesday evening. Pierce County Sheriff Rick Eberhardt says 69-year old James Fritz was the pilot of a two-seat single engine plane that crashed in a field about five miles north... Read More

BEATRICE – Three candidates are running for a Nebraska Legislative seat to be vacated with the retirement of 30th District State Senator Roy Baker of Lincoln. The three attended a Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce Forum, Wednesday night.  Don Schu... Read More

BEATRICE – A judge had ordered a two-year term of probation for a defendant convicted of attempting to violate Nebraska’s Sex Offender Registry Act. 30-year-old Jared Eppens pleaded guilty to the charge, last month.  His attorney says Eppens ... Read More

PIERCE - Authorities are on the scene of a plane crash in rural Pierce County. Pierce County Sheriff Rick Eberhardt confirmed that the single occupant of the aircraft was deceased. A Pierce County 911 dispatcher said that at 7:45 PM 5 miles north ... Read More