The Brits Invade Lawnchairs on the Square in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Songs from the 1960's rang out in Frankfort Square to the delight of many on Thursday. The Brits performed songs from artists ranging from the Beatles, Rolling Stones and the Kinks... Read More

Texting driver gets probation in woman's crash death

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska woman accused of causing a fatal accident while texting has been sentenced to two years' probation. Court records say 19-year-old Hailey Boutin, of Elwood, was sentenced Monday in Dawson County District Court. S... Read More

Man Accused Of Attack On Deputy Released On A $1 Bond

TECUMSEH - A Johnson County judge released a Tecumseh man on a $1 personal recognizance bond despite allegations that he twice punched a sheriff’s deputy in the face and head. The sheriff’s deputy told Judge Steven Timm that he was dispatched ... Read More

Early Morning Crash Leads to One Fatality

FREMONT - A motorcyclist has died after a crash with a semitrailer Thursday morning. A spokeswoman for the Nebraska State Patrol told KHUB/KFMT that the crash occurred around 6:15 a.m. Thursday morning, west of Highway 275 on West Reichmuth Road a... Read More

SUV Rolls Over into Trees, Bushes and Cornfield near Columbus

COLUMBUS, Neb. - An SUV flipped and landed in trees and bushes in rural Platte County on Thursday. The incident is still under investigation but a Platte County Sheriff Deputy on scene said he believes, just after 12:30 p.m. a man driving a Kia S... Read More

Mental Illness Suspected in Omaha-Fremont Amber Alert

FREMONT - More details were released Thursday regarding an Omaha Amber Alert case that quietly ended in Fremont Wednesday night. According to Omaha Police, 33-year old Michael Westerholm abducted his son, eight-year-old Driver Smith. Police say... Read More

Worker Accused of Smuggling Cell Phone For Prison Romance

TECUMSEH – A Tecumseh prison worker is accused of smuggling a cell phone into the maximum security prison for a romantic relationship with an inmate. Authorities arrested 21-year-old Sarah Murillo of Nebraska City on June 9 after someone told in... Read More

Governor Ricketts Visits Smeal in Snyder

SNYDER - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts visited the Smeal facility in Snyder last Thursday as a part of his Governor's Cup Thank You Tour. The Governor Cup was awarded to Gov. Ricketts and Nebraska by Site Selection magazine to honor Nebraska for hav... Read More

Guns Recovered at Gage County Residence, in Two-County Investigation

BEATRICE – Gage County Sheriff’s Officers have recovered weapons from a residence believed related to the arrest by Lancaster County authorities of a man wanted on a federal warrant. 29-year-old Samuel Starkey was arrested for intent to distri... Read More

Fish Deaths Piled up on Loup Canal

MONROE -  Due to the warm weather, Loup Power Officials were forced to divert water from  flowing into the Loup Canal from the Loup River. Loup was forced to stop allowing water flow into the canal, because of restriction in their licensing orde... Read More

Stothert on Future Gov's Race: 'Never Say Never'

Omaha, NE—Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert won’t say no to a possible run for governor someday. Speaking with News Channel Nebraska this week, Stothert—a Republican— said she is not interested in serving in the US House or Senate, but would “ne... Read More