Columbus Man Pleads Not Guilty to Child Porn Charges

COLUMBUS - A city man is set for a jury trial after pleading not guilty to multiple child pornography charges. Jeffrey Hemmer, 45, appeared in Platte County District Court on Aug. 26th and plead no... Read More

PERU, NE - A two-vehicle accident left one person dead and sent two others to the hospital on Monday afternoon. Sometime before 2:30 p.m. a truck and flatbed semi-trailer that was heading north on Highway 75 collided with a white Lexus SUV pulli... Read More

MADISON – A woman facing felony charges in the death of her four-year old daughter will have her jury date pushed back. Twenty-one year old Carla Montoya, who plead not guilty to a felony child abuse charge has asked for her pretrial to be cont... Read More

UPDATE: The Butler County Sheriff's Office posted on their Facebook page that as of 5:43 p.m. the two missing juvenile have been located. The sheriff's office also thanked the public and everyone who shared the information via social media for their ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man was cited after firing off a gun outside of a local business in east Columbus early Saturday morning. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says the weapons violation was reported at 5:36 a.m. Saturday morning outside of business n... Read More

NORFOLK - Police say a Fremont man is in jail after allegedly stealing money from a Norfolk man who wanted a tattoo. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 28-year old Leslie Graber was arrested on Saturday. Police say they were called to a home ... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - State Sen. Dan Watermeier’s legislative column says hundreds of unfilled vacancies on the department of corrections’ staff roster indicates that merely authorizing more jobs is the not the solution to understaffing issues. The ... Read More

DUNCAN - A pursuit that took local police south of town and was terminated in Polk County, is still under investigation after law enforcement located the empty vehicle at Duncan Lakes. Columbus Police Captain Todd Thalken says officers initially c... Read More

WAKEFIELD – All makes & models of cars, pickups and motorcycles are welcomed to join in on the informal fun evening this week in Wakefield. The first Cruse In Wednesday…to Wakefield will be hosted by Sidelines Bar and Grille from 6 – 8 p... Read More

LINCOLN - The The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry begins its fall legislative forum road trip Monday. Chamber officials say 28 stops are scheduled around the state between now and the end of November. Nebraska Chamber President Barry Ken... Read More

MANHATTAN, Kan.  - Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska established an agreement this week in the longstanding conflict over water from the Republican River basin. After two years of monthly meetings, the Republican River Compact Administration signed t... Read More