Omaha, NE.—Washington finger-pointing over the government shutdown is alive and well in the Nebraska Senate race, or not. Incumbent Republican Deb Fischer who says she's "disappointed" with the closing is on the receiving end of the political bl'... Read More

The White House says it will not negotiate with the Democrats on immigration until the end of the federal government shutdown. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says in a statement that, "We will not negotiate the status of unlawf'... Read More

LINCOLN – Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Director Scott R. Frakes provided prison inmate Carey Dean Moore notice of the substances to be employed in his execution by lethal injection. State law requires the director to provide notice'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Republican governor candidate Krystal Gabel says the legalization of industrial hemp is the solution to Nebraska’s tax issues. She said establishing hemp as an agricultural economy will provide sustainable economic benefit, com'... Read More

LINCOLN – State Sen. Dan Watermeier announced his candidacy for the state’s Public Service Commission at the state Capitol on Friday morning. University of Nebraska Regent Rob Schafer introduced the senator from Syracuse. Schafer: “He kno'... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus man, accused of shooting an illegally owned gun at a house, was given several years in prison for gun and DUI convictions Friday. 62-year-old James Chollar was given 3-4 years in prison for owning a gun as a felon and o'... Read More

CENTRAL CITY - A sex offender is facing multiple felonies after authorities say he lied or didn't report where he was living. Shawn Sommerville, 27, is in both county and district court for felony violations of the sex offender registry, says cour'... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A Columbus man originally accused of dealing meth, was given a prison term for possessing the drug on Friday. 33-year-old Jimmy Tabbytosavit was given 18 months in prison by Judge Robert Steinke. Records say an informant bought'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A woman is facing meth charges, after reports that she was destroying property at a Genoa residence. Angela Stines, 41, was arrested on January 12th, after a Genoa resident said Stines was high on meth and breaking items inside their ho'... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - A woman was relatively uninjured after jumping out of a moving vehicle in Columbus. Columbus Rescue and Police responded to a call sometime after 11 a.m. after reports of a woman jumping out of a moving vehicle in the intersection'... Read More

COLUMBUS  - A man wanted for a felony Harlan County warrant, was picked up in Columbus on Thursday. An arrest affidavit says, Justin Padgett, 24, was arrested by authorities for illegally selling a pickup to a man in Kansas. Padgett received a'... Read More

SCHUYLER, Neb. - A Schuyler man accused of driving a vehicle drunk that crashed and killed his passenger will be sentenced on a manslaughter charge next week. 27-year-old Jesus Vasquez De La Cruz pleaded no contest to the charge last fall. In A'... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Federal authorities have indicted a Crete man already charged with stealing more than $1.1 million from his former employer in Lincoln. The wire fraud indictment announced Thursday involves Mark Ackerman, who was office manag'... Read More

COLUMBUS - Columbus Police are investigating a string of windows being shot out for the second time this week. CPD received two different reports on Tuesday of windows allegedly being "shot out." One of the vehicles on Tuesday was broken out while'... Read More