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Kyle Vogt

Body Found in Omaha Identified as Former NP Resident

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A body found in an Omaha neighborhood has been identified as a man who formerly lived in North Platte. A …Read More

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Thomas "Ty" Emanuel

Reality TV Stars Get Black Ink on Their Fingers at the Lincoln County Jail

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If there’s one place you don’t expect to see reality TV stars, it has got to be the Lincoln County …Read More

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Hot Sheets (4/24): Buy One, Get One

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Click Here To See Past Hot Sheets This information is not criminal history. All individuals included in this post are …Read More

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North Platte Weather-April 24th

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as …Read More

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Alejandro Paramo

Scottsbluff Man Agrees to Plea Deal in High-Speed Chase

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(AP) — A Scottsbluff man has agreed to a plea deal in connection to a high-speed chase last month. 23-year-old …Read More

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SW Nebraska Fire Destroys Part of Former ‘Flame’ Bar

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STRATTON, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a fire destroyed part of the former Flame bar in the southwestern Nebraska community …Read More

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Governor Announces Nebraska Job-Searching App

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(AP) — The state is launching a new mobile app for smartphones and tablets that will help Nebraskans search for …Read More

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Christopher Perez

Lexington Woman, Boyfriend Accused of Injuring Toddler Appear in Court

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(AP) — A Lexington woman and her boyfriend have been charged with child abuse, accused of injuring her 17-month-old son. …Read More

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Richard Cobos

Nebraska Teacher Convicted of Sexual Assaults on Girl

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(AP) — A 38-year-old western Nebraska man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a girl over several years. Richard Cobos, …Read More

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Arbor Day History, Celebrations Rooted in Nebraska

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(AP) — People across the nation will observe Arbor Day on Friday, but no state will celebrate with as much …Read More

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Regional News
Guillermo Correa

Man Charged with Killing Roommates at Houston Nursing Home

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(AP) — Authorities have filed a capital murder charge against a Houston nursing home resident accused of using the armrest of …Read More

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Michael-Engstrom

Topeka Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Homicide

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(AP) — A Kansas man already sentenced to more than 80 years in prison in Nebraska has admitted killing one …Read More

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Report Blames Pilot for Fatal Nebraska Plane Crash

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(AP) — Federal investigators blame the pilot for the crash of a small plane nearly a year ago in northeast …Read More

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Rail Safety Effort Marred by Squabbling

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(AP) — A series of fiery train crashes spurred a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars …Read More

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Margaret Faye Jones

Woman Gets Prison for Stealing from Lincoln Hotel

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(AP) — A 60-year-old woman has been sentenced to several years in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from a …Read More

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Heineman Touts Nebraska Jobs for Veterans

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(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for …Read More

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Willie Myrick

Boy Says He Sang Gospel Song, Abductor Freed Him

National News

(AP) — A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being …Read More

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Police: 2 Beaten to Death in Houston Nursing Home

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(AP) — A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with …Read More

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New Policy Guides Use of Pinnacle Bank Arena Suite

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(AP) — A new policy developed by the mayor’s staff will guide use and rental of the city’s suite at …Read More

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John Munn

Neb. Banking Director to Retire in May

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(AP) — Nebraska’s Director of Banking and Finance, John Munn, has announced his retirement, and Gov. Dave Heineman has named …Read More

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Tickets on Sale Monday for July’s College HR Derby

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tickets will go on sale Monday for the fifth annual College Home Run Derby at TD …Read More

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NBA Playoff Schedule

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All Times EDT FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 1, Indiana 1 Saturday, April 19: Atlanta 101, Indiana …Read More

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At the Movies 4/25 thru 5/1

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PLAYING FRIDAY 4/25 Screen #1 Heaven Is For Real….4:15, 7:15, 9:30 Screen #2 Rio 2D….1:00. 9:30 Rio 3D….4:00, 7:00 Screen …Read More

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Sanchez’s Slam in 11th Helps Giants Beat Rox 12-10

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DENVER (AP) — Hector Sanchez hit two of San Francisco’s six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning …Read More

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Selig Says Clarification Coming on Ball Transfers

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CHICAGO (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport’s playing rules committee is working to clarify the rule on …Read More

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James Edward Wonch

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James Edward Wonch, age 83 of Stapleton, passed away April 23, 2014. Funeral service will be 9:00 a.m. Tuesday April …Read More

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Dorothy Harriet Ogden Hecht

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Dorothy Harriet Ogden Hecht, formerly of Wallace, 96, died April 22, 2014 at Linden Court in North Platte, NE. Dorothy …Read More

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Ryan Clady

Clady Blazing the Comeback Trail in Denver

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — As far as Peyton Manning is concerned, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders isn’t the only offensive reinforcement …Read More

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