COLUMBUS - The Platte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft of parts out of three separate pickups. Sheriff's reports say parts were stolen out of three separate pickups, after a report from a a location  on 235th avenue. The damage to'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - In the wake of the Feb. 14 massacre in Florida that killed 17 high school students and teachers, the nation is again focused on the question of gun control. Generally the regulation of semi-automatic rifles, such as the AR-15 allegedl'... Read More

World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel’s Sunday piece on college football fan attendance is a must-read. Even Nebraska — sellout king — has to consider its entire presentation, from the time fans can come into Memorial Stadium until 30 minutes'... Read More

BROKEN BOW—The pressure is on for the Nebraska Legislature when it comes to property tax relief. The Legislature is about half way through the session but if no property tax reform is passed, it is possible that a $1.1 billion initiative could end '... Read More

COLUMBUS - Loup Power has made lease payments to 5 area communities, totaling $860,000. Loup  Power says in a press release that each community that received a payment, owns it's electric distribution system, and says that the payments are made t'... Read More

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say one firefighter was hospitalized after a fire at the historic Terminal Building in downtown Lincoln. The blaze was reported about 5:45 a.m. Monday. Scorching was clearly visible around an eighth-floor window af'... Read More

COLUMBUS - Hartman Post 84 in Columbus is going to be celebrating the Legion's 99th birthday, by honoring CPD's Dale Ciboron and Chuck Hagel. The Columbus American Legion says in a press release that the post will be holding the 99th Birthday cele'... Read More

VALLEY - Get your ice scrapers ready, another coat of ice is expected to cover eastern Nebraska Monday evening. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 9 a.m. Tuesday. NWS forecasters say freezing rain and freezing '... Read More

COLUMBUS - Roads around the area are in varying conditions Monday afternoon, but are going to get another coating of precipitation overnight. The Platte and Merrick County Sheriff's Offices went to Facebook on Monday to warn residents that roads a'... Read More

COLUMBUS, Neb. - The Columbus City Council will vote on Tuesday to accept bids for street and sidewalk improvements. The first resolution would give the asphalt improvement bid to Constructors Inc. of Lincoln for just over $442,000. The planned'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – US Sen. Deb Fischer toured the Nebraska City Public School’s Career Academy Monday saying she was impressed with student enthusiasm and community accomplishment. Students were available on the tour to answer the senator’s que'... Read More

HICKMAN - County Authorities say they were called to a report of a house becoming stuck on a bridge south of Lincoln. The Lancaster County Sheriff's office posted a picture on Twitter, and said they were called to a location near Hickman after a h'... Read More

LINCOLN - A proposed plan that would potentially deliver over $1 billion worth of property tax relief to Nebraskans has been launched via a petition drive. The group Yes to Property Tax Relief has begun the drive to collect enough signatures from '... Read More

SCHUYLER, Neb . - A West Point man who is already serving time in prison, is accused of attempting to take a vehicle and stealing debit cards in Schuyler. Police say 28-year-old Marco Valadez took a Dodge Stratus from Schuyler in February of last'... Read More