UPDATE: Escapees From Geneva Youth Center Back in Custody

GENEVA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say they've captured all 11 girls who escaped from the state's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Geneva. The Nebraska Health and Human Services Departme... Read More

Local Resident Celebrates 103rd Birthday

COLUMBUS - A current Columbus resident recently celebrated her 103rd birthday this past weekend. On Friday, Maurine Fraka, celebrated her 103rd birthday and was visited by her family at her current residence in the Golden Living Center, said Great... Read More

Police: Teen Facing Multiple Charges After Gun Shots and Chase

VALLEY, Nebraska - A 17-year-old is accused of firing a gun at a Nebraska state trooper early this morning. According to authorities, the teen stole a car in Omaha and led police on a chase that ended when the teen crashed in Valley, took off on f... Read More

Ex-Cop Who Made Nasty National Headlines is Back in the News

OMAHA, Nebraska - A former Omaha police officer is back in the headlines and once again its not good news. Accused of assaulting his wife during a messy divorce, 38-year-old Scott Antoniak has pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace. Antoniak ma... Read More

Red Flag Warning Tuesday, 3 to 6 Inches of Snow Forecast for Area Thursday and Friday

COLUMBUS - Nebraska is expected to experience a wide variety of weather this week, with most of the area in a red flag warning on Tuesday, and 4 to 6 inches of snow forecast for Thursday and Friday. The National Weather Service issued a red flag w... Read More

Prosecutor Reduces Enticement Charges To Intimidation By Phone Call

NEBRASKA CITY - Prosecutors reduced charges against an Omaha man Tuesday, telling a district judge in Otoe County there was evidence the man knew the female answering his phone calls was not a minor. A enticement charge was filed against Alexander... Read More

Columbus Officials Looking for Dog that Escaped Quarantine

COLUMBUS - Columbus Animal Control is asking for the publics assistance in locating a dog that escaped quarantine, following a dog bite incident on Saturday. According to a press release, the dog was involved in a biting incident on Saturday and w... Read More

Norfolk Public Schools Joins Property Tax Reform Coalition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A push to reduce property taxes in this year's legislative session is gaining new support in Nebraska with a widening coalition of agricultural and educational groups. The new group announced Tuesday includes 16 organization... Read More

Omaha Grain Company Announces Fremont Expansion

FREMONT - An Omaha grain company has finalized plans to open a facility in Fremont. Hansen-Mueller Company announced Tuesday that their organization plans to open a state-of-the-art bagging facility that specializes in animal and pet food product... Read More

Jury Selected for Civil Case Involving Jefferson Community Health Center

FAIRBURY - A jury was selected on Tuesday in the Warnke vs. Jefferson Community Health Center (now called Jefferson Community Health and Life) civil case in Jefferson County District Court. Opening statements began in the afternoon. The civil ... Read More

Grand Island Man Accused of Attempted Murder and Robbery

GRAND ISLAND, Neb.- A Grand Island man is in the Hall County jail accused of attempted murder and car theft. According to police, Rafael Dominguez tried to kill Alvaro Landaverde, as Landaverde tried to stop him from stealing a car owned by a thir... Read More