Violent ‘play dates’, possible death penalties, and more: all of Wednesday’s biggest stories from across Nebraska

Recap of all of Wednesday’s biggest stories from across Nebraska:

Independence Day tradition 'DeWitt Days' returns this weekend

Democrats Vargas and Shelton said to be considering Bacon race

'Thundershirts': Exploring new ways to keep pets calm during fireworks

No fireworks at Fonner Park this year

Beef Quality Assurance certification offered in July across Nebraska

National Democrats air pandemic recovery ad in Omaha

Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by court

LPD investigating apartment explosion

Death penalty hearing for Boswell underway

LPD reports graffiti of swastikas, derogatory and racial slurs

Deputy injured, suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Bayard

Father and son named as two deaths from Tuesday's Hwy 103 crash

Health discrepancies in LGBTQ+ community

From Grand Island reverend to bishop of Colorado Springs

Juvenile taken into custody after fire

Moore pleaded guilty to child sex crimes

Allegations of an 'inappropriate relationship' against Elkhorn South band teachers

Norfolk man sentenced to life in prison for fatal kidnapping

Nebraska plans to stop reporting coronavirus statistics

Geneva mayor running for Nebraska Public Service Commission

Nebraska Department of Labor moves into Sidney satellite office as pandemic recovery continues

How will schools track outbreaks now?

Investigators say 'play date' turned violent in Humboldt

Big Bang Boom: Changes coming to Norfolk's firework show

Pine Ridge Man Indicted On Truck Theft From Hay Springs

Truck found submerged near Kearney Archway

New addition to Skyview Park aims to educate, bring joy

Warren Buffett says pandemic’s impact still hard to predict