Columbus Stand-Off Ends Peacefully

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man is in police custody after a four-hour standoff with authorities ended peacefully on Friday afternoon. Columbus Police, the Platte County Sheriff's Department, and the Neb... Read More

PILGER -- Pilger Fire responded to a fire 7 miles south of Pilger at 12:45 PM this afternoon. Upon arrival, the fire had consumed about a quarter of A section of land. The fire was brought under control by 1:30 PM as Pilger responded to yet another f... Read More

COLUMBUS -- Police have surrounded a home near the intersection of 22nd Avenue and 7th Street in Columbus as the manhunt continues for Stephen Knott. Knott is wanted by authorities for several serious assaults. At this hour, Columbus Police, Platt... Read More

COLUMBUS -- As Columbus Police continue to search for Stephen Knott following an early morning violent situation with a former girlfriend, his prior history in the Court system outlines a pattern of violent criminal conduct. In 2014, Knott was ord... Read More

RANDOLPH - A three vehicle accident on Highway 81 slowed traffic for a time Friday morning. The crash occurred when a pickup was waiting in the southbound lane to turn into Jerry's Hilltop. A red car was stopped behind the pickup and was rear-ende... Read More

COLUMBUS -- Columbus Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Columbus man following overnight threats that were allegedly made by the suspect. The man has been identified as Stephen Knott. He is a white male, 5'11" tall weighs 275... Read More

NORFOLK - The annual Norfolk 4th of July Parade will be held this summer, despite recent concerns. The fate of the parade has been hanging in the balance, after a float sparked controversy at last year’s event. Some individuals said the float wa... Read More

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has allowed Nebraska's gay marriage ban to stay in place, putting a federal judge's ruling striking down the ban on hold. The decision by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals means that Nebraska's ban ... Read More

ALBION - An Albion man will be having his preliminary hearing later this month after appearing in Boone County Court Thursday morning. Alan C. Choat, 73, had to use a walker in court; Deputies say he recently had back surgery. Choat is facing 11 cou... Read More

LINCOLN - The Norfolk Panther girls pulled the upset of the year Thursday. The Lady Panthers knocked off the top seeded and undefeated Omaha Benson Bunnies by a score of 46-37. Norfolk senior Jaycee Bradley nearly outscored the Bunnies by herse... Read More

NORFOLK - The Norfolk Area Green Council held a meeting on Thursday hoping to revitalize their group and focus on numerous environmental projects. The council has been around since 2009 and is looking to increase its membership in order to develo... Read More