Fairbury Police arrest motorcyclist clocked at 100 MPH; suspect attempted to break into home

FAIRBURY - A 24-year-old Beatrice man was arrested after a high speed chase in Fairbury over the weekend. Jacoby Wilcox has been charged with felonies for flight to avoid arrest, willful reckless d... Read More

Police Investigating Overnight Stabbing

LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln police are investigating an overnight stabbing. Capt. Reitan with the Lincoln Police Department said it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday near 13th and O streets. According to Capt. Reitan, a 36-year-old man was try... Read More

Body Found in Downtown Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln police are investigating after a man's body was reported near 11th and N streets Saturday night. Capt. Reitan with the Lincoln Police Department said a man's body was found in the area after being reported by a passerby S... Read More

Nebraska’s missing-persons list, a constantly changing clearinghouse of info, may get a revamp

Teen runaways. Exasperated adults who don’t want to be found. A couple who were brutally murdered years ago but whose bodies never were located. Nebraska’s missing-persons list contains the names of 571 people, but the list is a mixt... Read More

The Good Life: Cousins find great-great-grandma's grave in Hastings and try to right a past wrong

HASTINGS, Neb. — For decades, only a small brick engraved with the number “1685” marked a grave in the far corner of a grassy field that sits on the outskirts of town. Over the decades, thick sod had overgrown the brick, obscuring the restin... Read More

Monroe Man Facing Felonies in Four Separate Cases

COLUMBUS - A Monroe man is in some hot water, as he prepares to be sentenced on 3 felony cases, and prepares for a hearing in another. Court records say Eleazer Oceguera Jr., 37, is going to be sentenced on January 19th in Platte County, in 3 diff... Read More

Schuyler Man Pleas Not Guilty to Threatening Police Chief with Shotgun

SCHUYLER - A Schuyler man allegedly threatened the police chief, and said he would kill his friends in front of officers, say authorities. Hassan Mahamed, 25, recently plead not guilty to the charges of obstructing police, resisting arrest, theft,... Read More

Man arrested for sexual assualt after barricading himself in home

LINCOLN, Neb. – On Friday, at shortly after 4 p.m., investigators with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security served a search warrant at 5133 West Wilkins Street in Lincoln. The resident, Randall Hughes, barricaded himself... Read More

Homeless Man Wanted For Murder in Council Bluffs

with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 34-year-old David Simpson of Council Bluffs. Michael John Thacker, 43, of Council Bluffs, is believed to be in the area, Council Bluffs police said Friday. The public is urged to call 911 if... Read More

Columbus Residents Asked to Participate in

COLUMBUS - The Columbus Area Chamber is asking residents to take a short survey, that is a part of a statewide "Community Strengths" project. The chamber says the project is working on measuring how well communities stack up in nine categories, th... Read More

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Breaking Woman's Clavicle

SCHUYLER - A local man has pled not guilty to a felony charge, after allegedly assaulting a woman and breaking her clavicle. Schuyler Police were called to the hospital back in February of this year, after a woman had arrived with a broken right c... Read More