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Former Lincoln County District Judge, John Murphy, Dead at 67

Former Lincoln County District Court Judge, John Murphy, has died at the age of 67. According to family members, Murphy …Read More

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Seward Woman Busted Driving 116 MPH While Drunk

A traffic stop of a vehicle being operated in a reckless manner on Interstate 80 just west of Lincoln led …Read More

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Buffalo County Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure of 3.5 Pounds of Meth

A weekend traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Buffalo County led to the seizure of 3.5 lbs. of methamphetamine and …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Assaulting, Holding Girlfriend Captive

A 40-year-old man, who recently moved to North Platte from Denver, is being held on charges that he assaulted his …Read More

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Dennis Lee Bedker: Felony Aggravated Assault (Weapon), Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony

NP Man Accused of Assaulting Man with Shovel

A 58-year-old North Platte man has been charged with multiple felonies after he allegedly assaulted a man on Sunday morning. …Read More

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Brent Floyd Farley

Brent Floyd Farley, 47, of North Platte, passed away February 25, 2015 at Saint Elizabeth’s Regional Medical Center in Lincoln. …Read More

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Alcohol, Marijuana Use Suspected in Crash West of NP

A North Platte man is in a Kearney hospital following a crash on Thursday. At around 2:04 a.m., deputies with …Read More

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NP Man Accused of Stealing $1,000 Worth of Items from Walmart

A 21-year-old North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly stole items from Walmart. At around 11:04 …Read More

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(UPDATED) 3 Dead, 5 Injured in I-80 Crash Near Cozad

Three people were killed and five other injured in a two vehicle accident on Interstate 80 near the Cozad exit …Read More

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(UPDATED) North Platte Father, Son Remain Critical After Fire

UPDATE (2/25/15): It is with the deepest sympathy that we report that Brent Farley has passed away due to injuries …Read More

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Wallace Man Accused of Stealing Pickup, Tools

A 38-year-old Wallace man has been charged with felony theft after he allegedly stole a pickup and tools from a …Read More

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Margery L. Hinrichsen

Margery L Hinrichsen age 82, of North Platte passed away February 23, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Broken …Read More

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Paul Gerhardt Pullman

Paul Gerhardt Pullmann, 83, of North Platte, passed away February 20, 2015 at North Platte Care Center. He was born …Read More

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Thomas J. McQuade

Thomas J. McQuade, 67, of North Platte, passed away February 20, 2015 at Great Plains Health.  He was born September …Read More

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Gloria Jean ‘Jeannie’ Hansen

Gloria Jean “Jeannie” Hansen, 70, of North Platte, passed away February 21, 2015, surrounded by family at Great Plains Health …Read More

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Velma Maxine Perkins

Velma Maxine Perkins, age 93 of North Platte, passed away Saturday February 21, 2015 at North Platte Care Center where …Read More

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NP Man Gets 4-5 Years for Child Sex Assault

A North Platte man will spend the next four to five years in prison for sexually assaulting a young boy. …Read More

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Eugene Leetch

Rapid City Man Busted with Stolen Vehicle in North Platte

A Rapid City man is being lodged at the Lincoln County Detention Center after police found him with a stolen …Read More

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2 Teens Accused of Robbing Another Teen at Cody Park

Two juveniles are facing felony charges after they allegedly robbed another teen in a North Platte park. At around 2:10 …Read More

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NP Mom Arrested, Father Sought After 2-Year-Old Ingests Meth

A North Platte woman is in jail on felony child abuse charges, and her husband is being sought by law …Read More

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Ogallala Man Accused of Killing Wife in 1978

An Ogallala man is awaiting extradition to California after authorities charged him in connection with the 1978 murder of his …Read More

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NP Man Charged with Felony for Harassing Letters

A North Platte man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly repeatedly attempted to contact a woman who had …Read More

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Ronda Buntain

Former Inland Truck Parts Employee Accused of Theft

A Big Springs woman, who formerly lived in North Platte, has been charged with a felony after she allegedly stole …Read More

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Brownawell Resigns as NPHS Principal

North Platte High School principal, Mike Brownawell, is resigning. Brownawell announced his intent to resign in an email to teachers …Read More

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