Illinois Woman Arrested in Norfolk Trying to Open Account With Fake ID

NORFOLK - An Illinois woman is in jail after authorities say she was part of a cell-phone and fake ID scheme. 21-year old Dominique Wittmeyer was arrested Wednesday morning. Norfolk Police Captain ... Read More

Norfolk Man Avoiding Murder Trial For Now

MADISON - A Norfolk murder case will not be going to trial. Forty-nine year old Rodolfo Castaneda-Morjeon was ruled not competent enough to stand trial on Wednesday. He was facing first-degree murder and weapon charges. Castaneda-Morjeon was accused... Read More

Senate confirms State Patrol retiree as U.S. marshal for Nebraska

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed Scott Kracl to serve as U.S. marshal for the District of Nebraska. President Donald Trump nominated Kracl based on recommendations from Nebraska U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer and Ben Sas... Read More

5 sex offenders found to be non-compliant with Nebraska laws

Authorities say five sex offenders in three eastern Nebraska counties recently were found to be non-compliant with state laws. The U.S. Marshals Service said the Metro Fugitive Task Force led Tuesday's operation in Saunders, Butler and Seward ... Read More

Driver dies in 2-vehicle crash near Elwood, Nebraska

ELWOOD, Neb. — A 73-year-old motorist died Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident 3 miles east of Elwood on Nebraska Highway 23. The crash, which involved a Dodge Ram pickup and an Aurora Cooperative fuel truck, occurred about 9:30 a.m., sa... Read More

UPDATE: 3 Vehicle Accident Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

HUMPRHEY - A three vehicle accident at the Highway 81/91 Intersection has left two people in critical condition, say authorities. Platte County Sheriff Ed Wemhoff says, the accident was called in at approximately 11:10 a.m., on Wednesday, after an... Read More

Semi, Pickup Collide at Highway 81/91 Intersection

HUMPHREY - Crews were called to the sixth major accident outside Humphrey in roughly 5 weeks, on Wednesday. Several agencies were working the scene of an accident at the Highway 81/91 intersection, after a semi appeared to have collided with the r... Read More

Outdoor notes: Clean, dry and dry boats; Rock Creek Trail Days; Mahoney SP melodramas

LINCOLN, Neb. – With summer’s arrival comes an increase in boating activity. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds boaters to be wary of destructive aquatic invasive species (AIS) and to prevent their spread by cleaning, draining and dry... Read More

Burt County woman found fatally shot at her home was a ‘very wonderful person’

Megan Cameron represented everything that is good about Nebraska. As a kid, she was an honors student in school, a leader in FFA, active in 4-H and athletic. As an adult, she was a hardworking mother committed to her family and ... Read More

Hastings school criticized for prohibiting senior from wearing Army sash during graduation

HASTINGS — Hastings High School is facing a social media backlash after a senior was not allowed to wear a U.S. Army sash during her graduation ceremony. A Facebook post about the incident, which has gone viral, criticizes the high school for no... Read More

'We cannot be scared out of Nebraska': Planned Parenthood expanding its presence in the state

LINCOLN — Planned Parenthood has announced that it will expand its presence in Nebraska, even as it makes plans to operate without federal family planning funds. The announcement comes more than a month after the Nebraska Legislature passed a... Read More