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Carter Canyon fire 100 percent contained after threatening 75 homes
Carter Canyon fire 100 percent contained after threatening 75 homes

Fire crews say the Carter Canyon fire is contained but still burning, and concerning due to the terrain.

Wymore home searched, authorities recover drugs and paraphernalia

Wymore home searched, authorities recover drugs and paraphernalia

County and city law officers investigated possible marijuana distribution

NSP: Morrill County man killed after family dispute

NSP: Morrill County man killed after family dispute

The Nebraska State Patrol says a 57-year-old man was killed in his home near Broadwater.

Nebraska Lottery sees record-level donations from lottery ticket purchases

Nebraska Lottery sees record-level donations from lottery ticket purchases

The Nebraska Lottery said they've donated a record amount of money from lottery ticket purchases. 

Platte County Sheriff: 22-year-old Schuyler man arrested after weekend pursuit

Platte County Sheriff: 22-year-old Schuyler man arrested after weekend pursuit

A 22-year-old Schuyler man was arrested over the weekend after he reportedly fled from authorities and attempted to hide under a vehicle.

CHI Health St. Francis receives $10,000 HALLElujah Donation

CHI Health St. Francis receives $10,000 HALLElujah Donation

Seth and Sara Yount, founders of the HALLElujah Foundation, presented the gift in memory of their daughter Halle who passed away in infancy.

North Platte woman sentenced to 15 to 18 years in prison for stabbing death of boyfriend

North Platte woman sentenced to 15 to 18 years in prison for stabbing death of boyfriend

A North Platte woman is headed to prison for the 2020 stabbing death of her boyfriend. 

Murder trial begins in drug robbery that turned deadly

Murder trial begins in drug robbery that turned deadly

The murder trial for Deontae Rush, an Omaha man, who is charged with killing a man in Lincoln in February of 2021 is underway. 

Bicyclist arrested on drug, obstruction counts

Bicyclist arrested on drug, obstruction counts

Police officer recognized the man as having active warrants

Beatrice School Board approves final actions, just prior to start of new school year

Beatrice School Board approves final actions, just prior to start of new school year

Lunch price, bus service rate and speech pathology hiring, among the actions

Beatrice Officers arrest Fairbury man, following collisions, burglary

Beatrice Officers arrest Fairbury man, following collisions, burglary

Police investigate break-in of residence along North 26th Street

NCN Tuesday morning brief

NCN Tuesday morning brief

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Fairbury School Board votes to rescind student drug testing policy

Fairbury School Board votes to rescind student drug testing policy

FAIRBURY, NE — The Fairbury School Board chooses to do away with drug testing for students.

Stolen surveillance camera and puppies lead to an arrest

Stolen surveillance camera and puppies lead to an arrest

A family out of town called police because an elderly woman was stealing their surveillance camera off of their front porch.

Scottsbluff Police are asking citizens for help with an investigation

Scottsbluff Police are asking citizens for help with an investigation

Authorities are informing citizens about a terminated vehicle pursuit. Police are searching for an individual with a warrant out for their arrest.

Honeywell committee leads donation drive for school supplies

Honeywell committee leads donation drive for school supplies

Inclusion and Diversity Committee reaches out

Man is behind bars after reportedly waving and shooting firearm in neighborhood

Man is behind bars after reportedly waving and shooting firearm in neighborhood

Authorities respond to a man reportedly shooting at residents.

6th St. in Hastings becomes one-way road on Wednesday

6th St. in Hastings becomes one-way road on Wednesday

Traffic on a Hastings street will be changing this week.

Two in custody, suspected of firing shots at Beatrice house

Two in custody, suspected of firing shots at Beatrice house

Suspects in custody in the City of Lincoln

Multiple teens in custody after separate incidents in Grand Island

Multiple teens in custody after separate incidents in Grand Island

Grand Island Police were busy responding to complaints involving juveniles over the weekend.

Ricketts: No special session on abortion

Ricketts: No special session on abortion

That announcement today from the governor, who says there are not enough votes in the Legislature to beat back an expected filibuster from pro-choice lawmakers.

Senator Erdman expresses his opinions on a football coach praying with players

Senator Erdman expresses his opinions on a football coach praying with players

Senator Steve Erdman expresses his opinions on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that High School Football Coach Joseph Kennedy had a right to pray with his players before the game.

OPD: Arrests made in connection to Saturday night homicide

OPD: Arrests made in connection to Saturday night homicide

The Omaha Police Department and the Homicide Unit arrested three people in an ongoing investigation of a homicide Saturday night.

Kansas man drowns in lake near Genoa

Kansas man drowns in lake near Genoa

A Kansas man is dead after drowning in a lake near Genoa Saturday. 

Drug bust leads to six arrests in Lincoln

Drug bust leads to six arrests in Lincoln

Six people were taken into custody in Lincoln on Aug 5. for drug-related charges.

Laurel homicide suspect bond set at $5 million

Laurel homicide suspect bond set at $5 million

Bond has been set for the suspect in a quadruple homicide in a small northeast Nebraska town. 

Weekend deer vs. vehicle crash leaves one injured in O'Neill

Weekend deer vs. vehicle crash leaves one injured in O'Neill

A vehicle vs. deer accident left one person with injuries over the weekend in O'Neill. 

NPD: Norfolk teens found over weekend

NPD: Norfolk teens found over weekend

Two Norfolk teens have been found after going missing at the beginning of the month. 

NPD releases name of shots fired, stand-off suspect

NPD releases name of shots fired, stand-off suspect

The Norfolk Police Division has released the name of Saturday's stand-off suspect as well as other details.

Battle Creek watershed plan open house set

Battle Creek watershed plan open house set

The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District has announced plans for an open house for the Battle Creek watershed plan.

Omaha Police looking for shooting suspect

Omaha Police looking for shooting suspect

Omaha Police say they are investigating an early Monday morning shooting. 

NPD: Norfolk man arrested, carried to police cruiser

NPD: Norfolk man arrested, carried to police cruiser

Authorities in northeast Nebraska arrested a Norfolk man after a disturbance call.

Wilber Czech Festival wraps up hot weather weekend of celebration

Wilber Czech Festival wraps up hot weather weekend of celebration

Celebration attendees greeted with temperatures that crossed 100-degrees

Scotts Bluff County hosting annual U.S. Hot Air Balloon Championships this week

Scotts Bluff County hosting annual U.S. Hot Air Balloon Championships this week

The 2022 Old West Balloon Fest set for August 8 to August 13

Gov. Ricketts visits 1057th Military Police Company Members in Middle East

Gov. Ricketts visits 1057th Military Police Company Members in Middle East

Nebraska Gov Pete Ricketts went out of state this week – way out of state – as he flew to the Middle East to visit with members of the Nebraska National Guard.

Colorado man found guilty of 2019 killing of Imperial woman

Colorado man found guilty of 2019 killing of Imperial woman

A Chase County District Court jury has found a Colorado man guilty of 2nd-degree murder in the 2019 slaying of an Imperial woman. 

Fischer: Manchin was 'fooled'

Fischer: Manchin was 'fooled'

It's all part of the Democrats' Inflation Reduction Act.

Alpha School in Chadron sells for $175,000 on auction

Alpha School in Chadron sells for $175,000 on auction

The former Alpha School east of Chadron near the Museum of the Fur Trade has sold at auction for $175,000 dollars.

Carter Canyon Fire operations transitioning to local agencies

Carter Canyon Fire operations transitioning to local agencies

Operations are being scaled back on the Carter Canyon Fire in the Wildcat Hills southwest of Gering with the majority transitioning to local departments on Friday.

Buffett’s firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive

Buffett’s firm reports $44B loss but its businesses thrive

Warren Buffett’s company reported a $43.76 billion loss in the second quarter as the paper value of its investments plummeted.

OPD: Saturday night shooting leaves one dead

OPD: Saturday night shooting leaves one dead

Officials said a shooting in Omaha late Saturday night left one dead. 

Guns, ammo, fireworks turned in

Guns, ammo, fireworks turned in

Gun amnesty nets plenty.

Three-vehicle crash leaves one hospitalized

Three-vehicle crash leaves one hospitalized

Officials said they are investigating a three-vehicle crash that happened on Saturday. 

UPDATE: Suspect taken into custody from stand-off in Norfolk

UPDATE: Suspect taken into custody from stand-off in Norfolk

Norfolk Police responded to a shots fired call early Saturday morning.

Falls City woman gets probation for selling unregistered silencer on Facebook

Falls City woman gets probation for selling unregistered silencer on Facebook

A southeast Nebraska woman was sentenced to probation this week following a conviction for possessing an unregistered silencer.

OPD: Man charged with theft after multiple alleged stolen vehicles found

OPD: Man charged with theft after multiple alleged stolen vehicles found

A man is accused of a string of bold and expensive crimes. A months-long investigation eventually let law enforcement catch up to the alleged thief.

Latino Small Business Conference held in Norfolk

Latino Small Business Conference held in Norfolk

A special community conference was held in northeast Nebraska on Saturday.

Local lemonade stand fundraiser held in Norfolk

Local lemonade stand fundraiser held in Norfolk

A local lemonade stand fundraiser for a great cause was held in Norfolk on Saturday.

Wahoo man receives 15 years of jail time for drug charges

Wahoo man receives 15 years of jail time for drug charges

A man from Wahoo was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment on Aug. 4 for drug-related charges.

More details uncovered regarding investigation leading up to arrest in Laurel homicides

More details uncovered regarding investigation leading up to arrest in Laurel homicides

Security footage at a local gas station helped authorities identify Jason Jones as a suspect in four Thursday homicides in Cedar County, according to court records.

Grand Island man sentenced for possession of a firearm by a felon

Grand Island man sentenced for possession of a firearm by a felon

A 51-year-old Grand Island man was sentenced to four years of probation for having a firearm.

Drug-related charges lead to 20 years imprisonment sentence for Lincoln man

Drug-related charges lead to 20 years imprisonment sentence for Lincoln man

A 33-year-old Lincoln man received 20 years sentence on  Friday for drug- and weapons-related charges such as conspiracy to distribute.

Shooting being investigated in Omaha

Shooting being investigated in Omaha

The Omaha Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 24-year-old.

61st Annual Wilber Czech Festival underway

61st Annual Wilber Czech Festival underway

Polka music, Czech food and culture, over the three-day celebration

Lincoln man sentenced to more than 20 years for child porn charges

Lincoln man sentenced to more than 20 years for child porn charges

A Lincoln man was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison on Friday for production of child pornography. 

Dalton Fall Festival canceled

Dalton Fall Festival canceled

A cancelation notice was posted on the Dalton Fall Festival Facebook page.

Norfolk artist paints mural for new downtown business

Norfolk artist paints mural for new downtown business

The mural spans across two walls on the patio of the inn and features a waterfall and large lettering that says "River Point Inn."

NCN weekend brief

NCN weekend brief

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4-H kids programs are a popular event at the Sedgwick County Fair

4-H kids programs are a popular event at the Sedgwick County Fair

Rural Colorado communities get together for the 4-H programs.

Cook Report: Bacon-Vargas a toss-up, abortion rallying Democrats

Cook Report: Bacon-Vargas a toss-up, abortion rallying Democrats

According to Cook, “The abortion issue has swiftly galvanized Democrats. What's less clear is whether it will override independent voters' inflation concerns..."

Gibbon man arrested after standoff in Omaha

Gibbon man arrested after standoff in Omaha

The Nebraska State Patrol said they arrested a man following a pursuit and stand-off near the Missouri River on Interstate 80 in Omaha Friday morning. 

Fairbury School Board to discuss student drug testing policy next week

Fairbury School Board to discuss student drug testing policy next week

FAIRBURY, NE — With school right around the corner, one school district in southeast Nebraska is reviewing its drug testing policy for students.

CHI St. Francis Foundation awards $44,000 to local fire and rescue and stroke support

CHI St. Francis Foundation awards $44,000 to local fire and rescue and stroke support

Ten Central Nebraska fire and rescue departments and a stroke support group are receiving donations today.

Murder suspect in Omaha strangulation death appears in court

Murder suspect in Omaha strangulation death appears in court

Lorenzo Washington, 31, was arrested earlier this week in connection to the strangulation death of a woman. He is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree sexual assault.

LPD: Man apprehended after not paying for fuel, fleeing from police

LPD: Man apprehended after not paying for fuel, fleeing from police

A 23-year-old man is facing several charges after he allegedly left a Lincoln gas station without paying.