Underwood teen, 'a kind and fun soul,' killed after she couldn't escape car fire

Friends and family were in shock Friday after a 16-year-old girl from Honey Creek, Iowa died when her car caught fire and she couldn't escape. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office id... Read More

Disturbed will play Lincoln next year

Hard rock band Disturbed will headline a concert in Lincoln next year. The "Down With the Sickness" band will arrive at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Jan. 22 with opener Three Days Grace. Disturbed's new album, "Evolution," will be released tomorr... Read More

Man accused of driving drunk in fatal crash ordered held on $100,000 bail

A 28-year-old man has been charged with motor vehicle homicide and DUI in connection with a head-on collision over the weekend. A judge on Wednesday ordered Tony Kenkel, of Earling, Iowa, to be held on $100,000 bail. Authorities... Read More

Coats For Needy Kids, in Beatrice

BEATRICE – Some needy Beatrice elementary students will be able to stay warm, this fall and winter season.  Wednesday, the Beatrice Fire Department and the local Knights of Columbus chapter handed out free coats to kids, at Paddock Lane Elementary... Read More

LES Workers Come Home From Providing Hurricane Aid

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Nebraska crews are coming home after helping restore power to some Florida Panhandle communities struck by Hurricane Michael. The Lincoln Electric System announced on Twitter Wednesday that the mutual aid crews it sent to Tallaha... Read More

State Employees Honored at BSDC

BEATRICE – Over one-hundred state employees were recognized Wednesday at the Beatrice State Developmental Center.  The Nebraska Department of Administrative Services 2018 Recognition events are being held this week and next, in seven cities.  Lie... Read More

After drunken driver is sentenced, victim's father interrupts to share his unending grief

The drunken driver’s defense attorney had given his spiel. A prosecutor had given hers. And a judge had imposed both sides’ agreed-upon sentence in a strange case that ended in the December death of 31-year-old Omaha resident Justin Swanson: 1... Read More

Owner of dry cleaner destroyed by blast reported home invasion. Police say there's no evidence of one

Four days after his business was destroyed by a gas explosion Oct. 7, Michael McKernan called authorities to report that he had encountered assailants at his Ginger Cove home. McKernan told Valley police that three Hispanic men forced hi... Read More

Papillion firefighter accused of threatening his wife is charged with two felonies

A Papillion firefighter has been charged with two felonies after he was accused of threatening to kill his wife. Chase Carson, 31, is still employed by the Papillion Fire Department, according to spokesman for the City of Papillion. Carson's wife,... Read More

Major Move in Omaha House Race. Key Dems Pull Eastman Ads

Omaha, NE.—The Omaha House race is taking a major turn, a turn away from Democrat Kara Eastman and it comes in the form of friendly fire. News Channel Nebraska has confirmed that a Democratic Party super-PAC, House Majority PAC, has decided not ... Read More

Trail Work, Batting Facility Project Continuing in Beatrice

BEATRICE – A bid date reportedly could be set for a long-awaited recreational trail project in Beatrice.  City Administrator Tobias Tempelmeyer says the Nebraska Department of Transportation informed local officials Monday that the department is p... Read More