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Armed Kearney man arrested following overnight standoff
Armed Kearney man arrested following overnight standoff

Kearney Police arrested a 30-year-old man after he barricaded himself inside his garage.

Ogallala Dominates Valentine For Fifth Straight Victory

Ogallala Dominates Valentine For Fifth Straight Victory

Ogallala has yet to lose in 2020 as the Indians dominated Valentine Saturday night for their fifth straight victory.

Ogallala Girls Bounce Back With Win Over Valentine

Ogallala Girls Bounce Back With Win Over Valentine

After suffering their first loss of the season on Friday, the Ogallala Indians bounced back Saturday evening with a win over Valentine.

Winter storm blamed for at least 1 Nebraska crash fatality

Winter storm blamed for at least 1 Nebraska crash fatality

The Nebraska State Patrol says a winter storm that raked the state Friday snarled traffic for hundreds of drivers and caused at least one death on Interstate 80.

Two men accused of throwing dog into ice-covered lake charged

Two men accused of throwing dog into ice-covered lake charged

Authorities in central Nebraska say two Elwood men accused of repeatedly throwing a dog into an ice-covered lake have been charged with animal cruelty.

Beaver City man still not located, search area expanded

Beaver City man still not located, search area expanded

The Furnas County Sheriff's Office is still searching for 78-year-old Larry Hardenbrook, who was last seen Tuesday.

Hastings man not guilty in 2018 machete assault case

Hastings man not guilty in 2018 machete assault case

A jury cleared a Hastings man in connection with a June 2018 case involving a machete and a girlfriend.

Kearney officials OK permit for gravel pit despite concerns

Kearney officials OK permit for gravel pit despite concerns

Officials have approved a permit that will allow a Hastings company to operate a gravel pit just east of Kearney despite objections from some neighbors.

Snow, wintry mix impacting travel across Nebraska

Snow, wintry mix impacting travel across Nebraska

A wave of severe winter weather is moving through eastern Nebraska.

Nebraska State Patrol: 3 traffic stops lead to 4 arrests

Nebraska State Patrol: 3 traffic stops lead to 4 arrests

The Nebraska State Patrol says three traffic stops along Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska just hours apart netted thousands of dollars worth of drugs and fraudulent credit cards and led to the arrests of four people.

County boosts security for trial in missing student's death

County boosts security for trial in missing student's death

Officials are boosting security at the Gage County Courthouse in Beatrice for the trial of a man accused of killing a college student in 2010.

CHS game times changed due to weather

CHS game times changed due to weather

Columbus High School announced its basketball games against Lexington have been pushed back because of the forecast.

New GISH stadium to have wall dedicated to Hall County veterans

New GISH stadium to have wall dedicated to Hall County veterans

The Grand Island Public Schools Foundation is releasing more information about the new Memorial Stadium and its renovations. They just revealed the new stadium will have a whole wall dedicated to Hall County veterans.

Grand Island teen appears in court for human trafficking, child pornography

Grand Island teen appears in court for human trafficking, child pornography

A student and teacher from Northwest High School in Grand Island being charged with sex crimes appeared in Hall County Court Wednesday for the first time.

Cattle Truck Crash near Holdrege

Cattle Truck Crash near Holdrege

A semi hauling nearly 3-dozen cattle went off the road near Holdrege Wednesday afternoon.

Man who had sex with adult daughter gets more prison time

Man who had sex with adult daughter gets more prison time

A Nebraska man already sentenced to prison for having sex with his adult daughter has been given two more years behind bars.

Ricketts: $500 Million in Property Tax Relief Over Next Three Years

Ricketts: $500 Million in Property Tax Relief Over Next Three Years

One day after state lawmakers unveiled their property tax relief plan for 2020, Governor Pete Ricketts has put his on the table.

Man who had sex with adult daughter gets more prison time

Man who had sex with adult daughter gets more prison time

A Nebraska man already sentenced to prison for having sex with his adult daughter has been given two more years behind bars.

City Manager submits resignation letter, sets retirement date

City Manager submits resignation letter, sets retirement date

Ed Sadler's last day as Sidney City Manager will be Feb. 28. 

#8 GICC takes down #4 York in overtime thriller

#8 GICC takes down #4 York in overtime thriller

York made a run late in the fourth to send things to OT, but GICC held on to win 67-62

Lawmakers Propose 15% Property Tax Solution

Lawmakers Propose 15% Property Tax Solution

Try this on for size.

A 15 percent cut in the property taxes you pay to your school district.

Northwest High School teacher and student arrested for human trafficking and child pornography

Northwest High School teacher and student arrested for human trafficking and child pornography

A teacher and student at Northwest High School in Grand Island were arrested Tuesday for human trafficking and child pornography.

Grand Island Man Arrested For Trying to Break Down a Door

Grand Island Man Arrested For Trying to Break Down a Door

A Grand Island man is in jail after police say he tried to break down a door and threatened to shoot officers.

Former Johnson Trucking Employee Charged with Theft of More than $6,000

Former Johnson Trucking Employee Charged with Theft of More than $6,000

A former employee of Johnson Trucking is facing charges of felony theft of property valued at more than $5,000, a class IIA felony.

Nebraska's Crowded Prisons Hit Federal Courtroom

Nebraska's Crowded Prisons Hit Federal Courtroom

Nebraska's prisons, which are bulging at the seems, are front and center in an Omaha federal courtroom today (Monday).

One Dead After Accident Near Kenesaw Sunday

One Dead After Accident Near Kenesaw Sunday

One person is dead after a single-vehicle accident near Kenesaw on Sunday afternoon.

Centura Shines Offensively In Victory Over Gothenburg

Centura Shines Offensively In Victory Over Gothenburg

Ten different players scored for Centura on Saturday evening, as the Centurions put together an impressive offensive performance to knock off Gothenburg.

Lady Swedes Hold On In Thrilling Victory Over Centura

Lady Swedes Hold On In Thrilling Victory Over Centura

While Centura made it interesting in the fourth quarter, the Lady Swedes of Gothenburg held on to win a 45-42 battle over the Centurions on Saturday afternoon.

Requests for early ballots can be submitted in January

Requests for early ballots can be submitted in January

The Nebraska Secretary of State's office says requests for early ballots can be submitted as early as next week.

Workshops scheduled on safely completing prescribed burns

Workshops scheduled on safely completing prescribed burns

Workshops have been scheduled across the state on completing safe and effective prescribed fires.

Library shows support for police during Law Enforcement Appreciation day

Library shows support for police during Law Enforcement Appreciation day

People across the country spent Thursday showing their appreciation for police officers in Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Jury finds priest NOT guilty in Ord sexual assault trial

Jury finds priest NOT guilty in Ord sexual assault trial

The jury in Valley County District Court has found Fr. John Kakkuzhiyil not guilty of charges that he sexually assaulted a woman at this home in November, 2018.

Nebraska jury acquits priest of sexual assault charge

Nebraska jury acquits priest of sexual assault charge

A Valley County jury has found a Roman Catholic priest not guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in his Ord home in 2018.

Nebraska voters can soon request early primary ballots

Nebraska voters can soon request early primary ballots

Nebraska voters who want to cast an early ballot in the upcoming primary election can request their ballot as early as next week.

Woman accused in Hastings slaying sentenced to year in jail

Woman accused in Hastings slaying sentenced to year in jail

A woman accused of being an accessory to the 2017 slaying of a Hastings man has been sentenced to a year in jail.

Talk of Threats, Ex-Husbands, Suspicious Checks Marked Town 'Hero's' Arrest

Talk of Threats, Ex-Husbands, Suspicious Checks Marked Town 'Hero's' Arrest

We are learning more and more details in the arrest of fired Pilger Village Clerk Kimberly Neiman; details surfacing in lengthy court records examined by News Channel Nebraska.

Task Force Finds 32 Firearms during Parole Search

Task Force Finds 32 Firearms during Parole Search

Investigators with the Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force have seized dozens of firearms and controlled substances from the properties of a convicted felon in Upland.

Motion for Venue Change Denied in Trial for Jon Berghorst

Motion for Venue Change Denied in Trial for Jon Berghorst

A motion to change venue for the trial of Broken Bow Mayor Jonathon Berghorst has been denied in Custer County Court.

Troopers Find 11 LBs of Meth in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers Find 11 LBs of Meth in I-80 Traffic Stop

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people from California and seized more than ten pounds of meth during a traffic stop on I-80 near Kearney.

Ricketts Honors Chapman First Responders for Flooding Efforts

Ricketts Honors Chapman First Responders for Flooding Efforts

Governor Pete Ricketts is honoring central Nebraska first responders for their efforts during last year's historic March flooding.

Fired Clerk, Town 'Hero,' Faces More Criminal Charges

Fired Clerk, Town 'Hero,' Faces More Criminal Charges

More bad news today for the former Pilger Village Clerk who was arrested yesterday.
Kimberly Nieman—once hailed as a hero in the aftermath of twin tornadoes that leveled the town in 2014— is now facing a total of 17 criminal charges.

Nebraska woman involved in fatal crash gets probation

Nebraska woman involved in fatal crash gets probation

An Elm Creek woman who was involved in a 2018 crash that killed three people has been given one year of probation, fined $500 and had her driver's license revoked for 60 days.

Video Update: Town 'Hero' Arrested

Video Update: Town 'Hero' Arrested

The former Pilger Village Clerk—once hailed as a hero in the aftermath of twin tornadoes that leveled the town in 2014— has been arrested and is facing several counts of theft some dating back to 2006.

Fired Clerk, Once Hailed as Town's 'Hero,' Arrested

Fired Clerk, Once Hailed as Town's 'Hero,' Arrested

The former Pilger Village Clerk, once hailed as a hero in the aftermath of twin tornadoes that leveled the town in 2014, was arrested today charged with several counts of theft some dating back to 2006.

Recall Election Ballot Deadline January 14

Recall Election Ballot Deadline January 14

The recall election ballots for Broken Bow Mayor Jonathon Berghorst have been sent out to the registered voters in Broken Bow.

New record set at CNRA for passengers in 2019

New record set at CNRA for passengers in 2019

More than 70,000 passengers traveled through the Central Nebraska Regional Airport in 2019.

Lady Chanticleers Dominate Cozad In First Game Of 2020

Lady Chanticleers Dominate Cozad In First Game Of 2020

The long layoff didn't deter the Lady Chanticleers on Tuesday night as Ord dominated Cozad 65-38 to win its first game in over two weeks.

Ord Survives Comeback Attempt By Cozad For First Victory Of The Season

Ord Survives Comeback Attempt By Cozad For First Victory Of The Season

While it certainly didn't come easily, the Ord Chanticleers are celebrating their first victory of the season after defeating Cozad 46-42.

Bacon: Soleimani Killing 'Perfect'

Bacon: Soleimani Killing 'Perfect'

In the aftermath of President Trump’s decision to kill a top Iranian army leader, Omaha Congressman Don Bacon is defending the killing and sees no need to tie the president’s military hands.

Authorities form task force to find source behind drones

Authorities form task force to find source behind drones

With the amount of drone sightings growing and spreading across Nebraska and Colorado, a task force has been put together to find the source. The task force is comprised of the FBI, FAA, state and local authorities.

Nebraska Chamber Announces Nebraska Business Hall of Fame Honorees

Nebraska Chamber Announces Nebraska Business Hall of Fame Honorees

The Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business has announced the 2020 inductees into the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame.

One Arrested after Hall County Fatal Accident

One Arrested after Hall County Fatal Accident

A Utah man has been arrested in connection with a fatal car accident in Hall County.

PSC to Investigate Blocked Railroad Crossings in Hall County

PSC to Investigate Blocked Railroad Crossings in Hall County

The Nebraska Public Service Commission has scheduled a hearing to investigate complaints dealing with blocked railroad crossings in Hall County.

Sasse Ripped by Fellow GOP Senator

Sasse Ripped by Fellow GOP Senator

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse getting a school-yard smack-down from an unlikely source—a fellow Senate Republican.

Key Lawmaker Wants to End Tax 'Trick'

Key Lawmaker Wants to End Tax 'Trick'

As state lawmakers return to Lincoln tomorrow continuing to search for answers to Nebraska's property tax problem, one key lawmaker wants to end what she calls a tax "trick."

Adrian Smith Issues Statement on Drone Sightings in Nebraska

Adrian Smith Issues Statement on Drone Sightings in Nebraska

Congressman Adrian Smith has released a statement on the drone sightings throughout Western Nebraska and Eastern Colorado.

Two Arrested in Drug Task Force Operation in Kearney

Two Arrested in Drug Task Force Operation in Kearney

Authorities in central Nebraska have arrested two people on multiple drug-related charges following an investigation in Kearney.

Trial begins for Nebraska priest accused of sexual assault

Trial begins for Nebraska priest accused of sexual assault

The trial of a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a woman in central Nebraska is underway.

Feds, Colorado seek answers in mysterious drone sightings

Feds, Colorado seek answers in mysterious drone sightings

Authorities in three central Nebraska counties are following up on drone sighting reports after several nighttime drone flights last week caused a stir in northeast Colorado and southwest Nebraska.

Wisconsin woman killed in Nebraska interstate collision

Wisconsin woman killed in Nebraska interstate collision

Authorities have released the name of a Wisconsin woman who died in a collision involving a semitrailer on Interstate 80 in Nebraska's Hall County.

Testimony underway in former Ord priest trial

Testimony underway in former Ord priest trial

The trial for a priest accused of sexually assaulting an Ord woman last year is underway.

Two Arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Murder

Two Arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Murder

Two central Nebraska men have been arrested for conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

Woman killed in Hall County collision involving semitrailer

Woman killed in Hall County collision involving semitrailer

Authorities say a woman has died in a collision involving a semitrailer on Interstate 80 in Hall County.

Hastings Remains Undefeated, Set For GNAC Showdown With Scottsbluff

Hastings Remains Undefeated, Set For GNAC Showdown With Scottsbluff

The Hastings Tigers remained perfect with a victory over Columbus on Friday, setting themselves up for a showdown with undefeated Scottsbluff.

Source or reason behind numerous drones sightings in West Nebraska still a mystery

Source or reason behind numerous drones sightings in West Nebraska still a mystery

Since mid-December several sightings of drones flying around western Nebraska and northeast Colorado have been reported. No one knows where they’re taking off from, who’s flying them or what they’re doing.

North Platte routes McCook, secures spot in GNAC Championship

North Platte routes McCook, secures spot in GNAC Championship

North Platte wins big over McCook to earn a spot in the GNAC Tournament Championship Game.

Merrick County Sheriff's Office Arrests Wanted Man

Merrick County Sheriff's Office Arrests Wanted Man

Merrick County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a wanted man who ran from a traffic stop on New Year's Eve.