‘So much hope ... just gone’: Family, community mourn 6 people killed in Cass County house fire

NEHAWKA, Nebraska — James Perez liked to say that his daughter Elli had her mother’s brains and his athletic ability. That memory brought a slight smile to his face as he struggled to... Read More

RICHLAND - Officials have released the names of those involved in an accident on Highway 30 early Thursday morning. According to a press release from Colfax County officials, dispatch received a call at 5:39 a.m. of a two vehicle accident between... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - While the Nebraska State High School Playoffs technically start next week, the Nebraska City Pioneers have essentially played in playoff games for the past few weeks. After going 1-5 to begin the year, the Pioneers had to sweep dis... Read More

Friday morning, four fire investigators were digging through what's left of the Speer family house that burned down early Thursday in rural Cass County. The fire presumably killed the family of six that lived there. Two Cass County EMS v... Read More

Don’t sweat it, at least not yet, a blue-ribbon panel of state officials was told Thursday. Reforms enacted in 2015 to reduce overcrowding in Nebraska prisons haven’t worked as quickly as projected, but that’s not unusual, said off... Read More

WEEPING WATER, NE — The four little girls passed warm summer days swimming in Beaver Lake. When they were not in the water, the sisters fished from a dock, bundled in life jackets. It was a memory of carefree sisters that came with sha... Read More

SIDNEY -- The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is reporting an injury accident early this morning. Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope says 20-year-old Jacob Cain was headed east on Highway 2 west of the Interstate 29 interchange around 12:45 a.m... Read More

GERING, NE - Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast Owner and Innkeeper, Jeanna Stavas was honored by the Nebraska Tourism Commission at their annual conference Thursday. Stavas received the "Nebraska Frontline Tourism Award" during the Nebraska Tou... Read More

Garth Brooks is coming back. The country star, who played five sold-out shows in Omaha last year, will be a guest at next weekend's TeamMates gala. The Oct. 30 event will celebrate 25 years of the TeamMates Mentoring Program and serve... Read More

NORFOLK - A 12-year old is in an Omaha hospital after being hit by a truck just after school Thursday. Norfolk Police Captain Michael Bauer says the incident happened at around 3:30 p.m. just outside of Norfolk Junior High. Bauer says 12-year old ... Read More

A deer hunter accidentally shot himself in the thigh with a pistol as he walked Monday in southern Crawford County, authorities said. His condition was not clear Tuesday, but the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said he was stable. ... Read More