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Howard County Sherriff

Ord Man Arrested Following High Speed Chase

Mar 1, 2022 / Press Release

On Saturday The Valley County Sheriff’s office passed along information that Steve Wamsley of Ord had a felony warrant and could possibly be ...
Domestic assault Sunday leads to arrest downtown Grand Island

Domestic assault Sunday leads to arrest downtown Grand Island

Feb 28, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Police were dispatched to 103 W 3rd street Sunday morning at 1:10 am. Upon arrival, Laken Hormann was contacted d...
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Fatal Accident In Merrick Co.

Feb 28, 2022 / Press Release

On February 27th at approx 6:40pm emergency crews were dispatched to the area approximately one-half mile north of Chapman Road on 5th Road to resp...

Nebraska panel weighs bill to outlaw abortion if Roe falls

Feb 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would automatically outlaw abortion in Nebraska if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its Roe v. Wade decision...
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Nebraska advances payout boost for officers killed on duty

Feb 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Families of police officers and firefighters who die in the line of duty could get a one-time, $250,000 payment from the...
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Judge: Jury can hear Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry's statements

Feb 26, 2022 / Ap

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ruled that U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry’s statements to federal authorities about an illegal 2016 campaign...
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Some 120,000 Ukrainians seek refuge

Feb 26, 2022 / Ap

MEDYKA, Poland (AP) — Lines of vehicles miles long are clogging border crossings out of Ukraine, as residents rushed to escape danger from in...
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Two Arrested After Pursuit in Keith County

Feb 25, 2022 / Cody Thomas – Public Relations Director, Nebraska State Patrol

FEBRUARY 25, 2022 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Keith County Sheriff’s...
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Troopers Arrest Wrong-Way Driver After I-80 Pursuit

Feb 24, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

FEBRUARY 24, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person following a pursuit overnight...
State Capitol Lincoln

State senator scrutinized after photos of female aide found

Feb 21, 2022 / AP

A Nebraska state senator called for a criminal investigation after one of her colleagues said he would resign after admitting that he took photos o...
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No graves found at Genoa Indian School; search continues

Feb 20, 2022 / Ap

GENOA, Neb. (AP) — An official leading the search for the remains of students who died at the Genoa U.S. Indian Boarding School said no grave...
Lincoln State News

Lawsuit challenging Lincoln's virus restrictions dismissed

Feb 20, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The owner of a Lincoln bowling alley has dropped a lawsuit he filed in 2020 challenging a mask mandate and other restric...
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Homicide Suspect in Custody After Standoff in St. Paul

Feb 17, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

FEBRUARY 17, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers have arrested the subject of an ongoing homicide investigation after a...
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GIPS to Move Back to Masks Recommended not Mandatory

Feb 17, 2022 / GIPS Release

Grand Island Public Schools to Move Back to Masks Recommended not Mandatory Status and 5-Day Class Weeks Feb. 21 By being flexible and working tog...
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Grand Island Man Dies While Fleeing From Crash

Feb 17, 2022 / KRGI News

A Grand Island man has died after he fled from the scene of an accident last night. Grand Island Police responded to a crash a little after 9 p.m ...
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Homicide Investigation UPDATE

Feb 17, 2022 / Press Release

The incident that occurred at 303 South Pine Street near 6 am on February 15th, 2022,  continues to be worked as an active homicide investigat...
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Homicide Investigation In Grand Island

Feb 15, 2022 / Press Release

Shortly after 6 am on 2/15/2022, the Grand Island Police Department received a call for an  injured person at an apartment complex at 303 Sout...
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Ricketts stresses support for tax cuts ahead of bill debate

Feb 15, 2022 / AP

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is making clear again that he wants lawmakers to cut the state’s income tax this year, arguing that doing so will...
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Judge denies Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry's push to move trial

Feb 15, 2022 / AP

A judge has rejected U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry’s attempt to move his trial from the California district where he faces federal charges to hi...
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Hall County Sheriff's Office Responds to Domestic Assault in Alda

Feb 14, 2022 / Hall County Sheriff's Office

On Feb. 14, 2022, at approximately 9:40 a.m., Hall County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 105 W. Fourth St. in Alda reference to a domestic a...
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NSP Investigating Cass County Officer-Involved Shooting Inbox

Feb 14, 2022 / State Patrol Release

FEBRUARY 14, 2022 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an officer-involved shooting that involved the Cass Coun...
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Troopers Have Busy Super Bowl Weekend Across Nebraska

Feb 14, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

FEBRUARY 14, 2022 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — It was a busy weekend for Nebraska State Troopers across the state, which included several arrests ...
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NSP Investigating Cass County Officer-Involved Shooting

Feb 14, 2022 / Press Release

The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating an officer-involved shooting that involved the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred...