Nebraska Man Accused of Imposing 'Slave Contract' to Get Mental Tests

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Lincoln man accused of forcing his girlfriend into a "slave contract." According to online court records, Judge Stephanie Stacy... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Aquatic Center is closed after being struck by lightning Tuesday morning. According to City Administrative Assistant Linda Cloeter, the building was struck at 5:30 a.m., causing mechanical issues for the facility. The bu... Read More

NORFOLK - Communities including Norfolk, Madison, Pierce, and others across the area and country are gearing up for tonight's National Night Out. The 32nd annual event, which be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in Norfolk's Central Park, will have several la... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes - a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year... Read More

NORFOLK - The riverfront project connecting Johnson Park with the river area around it in Norfolk took a step forward on Monday night. The city council approved a proposal to approve the draft National Environmental Policy Act Categorical Exclusio... Read More

COLUMBUS - Local officials are exploring ways to pay for two potential projects in Columbus. City Council met Monday night and discussed a financing option, presented by City Administrator Joe Mangiamelli, for both the proposed library/cultu... Read More

NORFOLK - Norfolk residents may soon have another option when it comes to their cable television provider. At Monday night's city council meeting, the council unanimously advanced on first reading an ordinance that would grant a franchise agreemen... Read More

NORFOLK - If have stopped by Miracle Skate Park recently, you may have noticed some changes. The members of the skating community went to the Norfolk City Council and pleaded for change in June, since then the City of Norfolk has given the skate ... Read More

COLUMBUS - Two men have been arrested on separate sexual assault charges during a musical festival at Camp Pawnee. According the affidavit, 25-year-old Kenneth R. Azuse of Columbus is facing one count of 3rd Degree Sexual Assault following a Satur... Read More

COLUMBUS - Statewide care package event comes on Columbus in efforts to provide our soldiers and veterans with necessary supplies. The Landing Zone - Operation Nebraska Cares will be set up in several locations, including Columbus Central Communi... Read More

COLUMBUS - In the season of frequent severe weather, safety measures for area residents becomes vital. Columbus and Platte County Emergency Manager, Tim Hofbauer, says severe weather occurs when winds are reported at or the radio indicates that... Read More