Body of Man Recovered from Lake McConaughy

LINCOLN, Neb. (NGPC) – The body of a Littleton, Colorado man was recovered from Lake McConaughy on Aug. 20. At 11:19 a.m. Mountain time, the Lake McConaughy Dive Rescue (LMDR) team was paged to a... Read More

Columbus Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a child. Little details are currently available, but police records say a 42-year-old Columbus man was arrested for 3rd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child. The man was ... Read More

Two Locals Arrested, Identified in Avenue Bar Armed Robbery

COLUMBUS - Two locals were arrested in an armed robbery from Wednesday at a downtown Columbus bar. Malinda Honea, 29, and Devin Piper, 21, were both arrested on multiple charges, after Honea allegedly robbed a bartender at gunpoint. Court records ... Read More

Former Tribal Leader Gets Probation for Casino Theft

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former council member for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has been given probation for theft from the tribe's Iowa casino. Court records say 70-year-old Louis Houghton was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha to ... Read More

Total Solar NECLIPSE a Spectacular Event in Broken Bow

The fog dispersed and clouds disappeared on Monday and left eclipse enthusiasts with a beautiful blue sky on a warm August afternoon. The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway Interpretive Center also known as the Red Barn in Broken Bow was bustling with pe... Read More

Thousands from Around the World Flock to Small-Town Stapleton to View Eclipse

STAPLETON, Neb. - At a time when the country is as divided as ever, for one day, everybody seemingly put their opinions and politics aside to come together to view an incredibly rare event - a total solar eclipse. “We just rode down to come see th... Read More

Eclipse watcher dead, another injured after being hit by car

LESLIE COUNTY, KENTUCKY - An eclipse watcher was killed after a driver hit a power pole and crashed into several people. One woman is dead and another is injured after a car crashed into several people in downtown Hyden, Kentucky. Officials say... Read More

Man's Body Found on Rural York County Road

YORK (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a man who apparently was struck by a vehicle on a rural road in York County. Deputies found the man's body in a roadside ditch Saturday night, about 3 miles (5 kilometers) west of York. They'... Read More

Flood Warning in Effect for Butler County, Significant Storm Passing Through

OMAHA - The National Weather Service says a significant storm is passing through the area, which has placed a flood warning into effect. The storm was spotted at 8:09 p.m., moving through the Platte Valley area, says the NWS. This has caused a flo... Read More

Broken Bow Relishes Chance to Host Eclipse Event

BROKEN BOW - For two and a half minutes, the center of Nebraska was the center of attention. The path of totality brought hundreds of sky-gazers to Custer County this past weekend. Local officials say those who came from out of state and even from... Read More

Victim killed in I-80 crash identified

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police have identified the woman killed in a westbound crash on I-80 Monday. Joan R. Ocampo-Yambing, 19, died in the collision. Five others were transported with serious injuries. Omaha Police and Omaha Fire Departmen... Read More