Sheriff's Office: 2 students planned attack on Plattsmouth school

CASS COUNTY, Neb. -- The Cass County Sheriff's Office said two boys were banned from Plattsmouth High School grounds after authorities received information that the two were planning an attack on the ... Read More

Man Guilty of Dealing Drugs in Butler County to be Sentenced in March

DAVID CITY, Neb. - A man that was found sleeping on the streets of Ulysses by authorities, will be sentenced next month for dealing drugs in Butler County. Records say 21-year-old Michael Wilson of Lincoln was found sleeping behind a Ulysses busin... Read More

Cause of Stenger Fire Still Unknown

COLUMBUS - The cause of a fire that burned down a Columbus business is still under investigation. The State Fire Marshall’s Office says they are still investigating the cause of the fire that burned down an entire building. The fire took place d... Read More

Man and Woman Accused of Keeping Meth Near a Child in Butler County

DAVID CITY, Neb. - Butler County authorities say a man and woman from Lincoln kept meth near a child in an SUV and then the woman told the boy to lie to police. 30-year-old Benjamin Simmons and 29-year-old Jessica Simmons are both charged with fel... Read More

Duncan Sex Offender Arrested for String of Burglaries

DUNCAN - A Sex Offender is facing 15 felony charges, and over 170 years in prison in 4 separate counties, after a string of burglaries around the area. Randall Armagost, 29, is a registered sex offender in Nebraska, charged with sexually assaultin... Read More

Young Professionals Hope to Gain Marrow Donors, With Beatrice Social Event

BEATRICE – The Gage County Young Professionals Organization in Beatrice is inviting the public to a social event aimed at helping save lives, this Saturday.    It’s a bone marrow drive and a social at Tall Tree Tastings, located at 122 North 5... Read More

Columbus Man Booked in Butler County Jail for Possessing Brass Knuckles

DAVID CITY, Neb. - A Columbus man was arrested last month in Butler County after the sheriff says he found an illegal weapon on his person. 31-year-old Esteban Rodriguez is charged with felony possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person a... Read More

Nebraska Woman Says Husband Was Trying to Kill Her

JEFFERSON COUNTY – Authorities in Jefferson County arrested a man on a number of charges last week, including kidnapping, strangulation, and false imprisonment. Just before 7 p.m. on Feb 16, authorities received a call from a female advising her... Read More

Silver Creek Man Accused of Inappropriately Touching Teen Girl

DAVID CITY, Neb. - A Silver Creek man is charged with a sex crime after a girl told police he touched her inappropriately. 34-year-old Shane Thornburg is charged with 3rd degree sexual assault of a child in Butler County. Records say in late Ja... Read More

Man Charged for Platte Jailhouse Assault

COLUMBUS - A man is being charged for felony assault, after a recent incident at the Platte County Jail. A complaint filed with the county says on February 9th, Kendell Barrow, 31, struck, or wounded, a person at the Platte County Jail. Barrow ... Read More

16 Accidents Reported on Icy Monday

COLUMBUS - City and county authorities were busy covering accidents around Columbus during an icy start to the week. Freezing rain passed through the area Sunday night into Monday morning, and traveling conditions were less than ideal. According t... Read More