Omaha, NE.—When the May 15 Primary is in the books odds are (and the odds are lopsided) Bob Krist will be the Democratic nominee for governor. And while Jane Kleeb, the head of the Nebraska Democratic Party, insists Gov. Pete Ricketts is beatabl'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Edwards reports  two separate school security issues on Thursday. Edwards said a citizen appropriately reported a statement made at a local business that threatened violence invol'... Read More

A 21-year-old Omaha man accused of raping a woman at her home, then taking her phone as he fled, was ordered Thursday to be held on $500,000 bail. Drequan Price has been charged with first-degree sexual assault in connection with a home invasi'... Read More

No one but Jacob Ford knows what happened to 7-week-old Skyler Ford in the early morning hours of Aug. 3. Ford contended that he dropped his baby daughter and she hit her head on a crib railing and the floor. But prosecutors argued — and a judge'... Read More

A man who asked narcotics officers in Lincoln what they were doing and who they were was arrested Wednesday after the officers recognized him as someone being sought by police. The 41-year-old man and a 20-year-old passenger in his car w'... Read More

DES MOINES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former southwestern Iowa funeral home director has been charged in an insurance fraud investigation. Prosecutors said in a news release Thursday that 43-year-old Michael Dean Kirsch, of Shenandoah,'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Police Cpt. Lonnie Neeman says a student has been detained for suspicion of making threats that sent schools into lock down and prompted a door-to-door search by law enforcement. Neeman: “This morning about 10 o'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City schools went quickly into a "lockout", but soon upgraded to an official "lockdown," after a threat to Nebraska City Public High School and Middle School was received by Otoe County Dispatch at 10:06 Thursday morning. '... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man will spend multiple years in prison for committing title fraud. Court records say Jason Svoboda, 42, was sentenced to a 2 year prison sentence and 9 months post-release supervision, for felony title fraud. A theft by dece'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man was sentenced to several years in prison for drug and weapon charges in Platte County. Roman Shank, 28, was sentenced to a minimum of 4 years in jail, and a maximum of 6 years for possession with intent to deliver meth, a'... Read More

NORFOLK - Faith Regional Health Servives in Norfolk is taking ownership of a long-standing OB/GYN clinic. Hospital officials announced on Thursday that Midlands OB/GYN will become Faith Regional Physician Services OB/GYN on June 1st. The clinic'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man was arrested for his 3rd DUI after driving the wrong way on a oneway street in Columbus. Court records say Columbus Police pulled over Mitchell Ridgway, 35, at 1:14 a.m. on Saturday, after being seen driving eastbound on 14th Stre'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man was sentenced to a minimum of 6 years in prison after being arrested with stolen I.D. cards, credit cards, and meth. Jakota Moore, 31, was jailed on charges of criminal possession of four financial transaction devices, po'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Police say a Nebraska City woman who was taken into custody during a school lockdown in Nebraska City Thursday had made threats at a business in town, but did not have a role in threats against the school. Capt. Lonnie Neeman said '... Read More