Staff member assaulted by inmate at State Penitentiary

LINCOLN, NE - A Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) staff member was assaulted at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The inmate struck the staff m... Read More

FALLS CITY, NE - 1:19 left in the fourth quarter, you're up by one. Your opponent needs your nine-yard line for a first down. You are one-on-one with one of the best running backs in southeast Nebraska in the open field. What will you do? Auburn's... Read More

DEWITT - The Lourdes Central Catholic Knights returned to their winning ways on Friday night, defeating Tri-County 22-15. QB Hayden Miller was one of the stars for the Knights, scoring two touchdowns and throwing for another in the victory. Tri... Read More

AUBURN - A Sept. 27 arraignment is scheduled for a Central City woman accused of methamphetamine possession in Auburn. A Nemaha County sheriff's deputy arrested Melissa R. Beck, 45, on Sept. 2 after responding to a trespassing call at Dollar Gener... Read More

JANSEN - A one vehicle injury accident Friday afternoon has sent one man via life flight to the hospital. The accident occurred north of Highway 136 on 575 Ave at approximately 1pm. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Fairbury Rural Fire Depa... Read More

FALLS CITY - Thanks to a grant from Dollar General Stores, the elementary schools in Falls City now have an e-book library. Librarian for both North and South elementary schools Gail Froeschl, applied for a grant a while back and just heard back ... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - Plattsmouth police are looking for a man they suspect had criminal possession of bank checks belonging to 55 different victims. Police say they discovered the checks last Halloween, when officers responded to a report of a physical a... Read More

IOWA CITY (AP) — University of Iowa officials say they are ready to take action to fight sexual abuse on campus after about 1 in 5 female students who responded to a voluntary online survey reported being raped. The results from the ... Read More

ATKINSON — There’s only a few days left to vote for Andy Hoffman, the co-founder of the Team Jack Foundation, to win the NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. Online votes will determine the winner from among four nationa... Read More

Motorists enjoying the first colors of fall are advised to leave their lead foot at home this weekend. The Nebraska State Patrol will join participating law enforcement agencies from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma in a Reg... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City is displaying gutted turkey hens to ward off vultures from roosting on its water tower. Utility Manager Leroy Frana said a growing flock of turkey vultures has roosted each night about 110 feet above the city and has ... Read More