Nebraskan Gets 5 Years for Hitting Girlfriend’s Infant Son

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A Columbus man accused of hitting his girlfriend’s 1-year-old son has been sentenced to prison. Ryan …Read More

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Nebraska Poultry Events Can Continue Despite Bird Flu

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have decided to monitor poultry events at county fairs and other venues, but they …Read More

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Tourist Taking Pictures Tumbles Into Yellowstone Park Canyon

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Rangers in Yellowstone National Park have rescued a New York tourist who stumbled backward …Read More

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8 States Get New Drought Aid for Farms, Ranches

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers and ranchers in the West’s worst-hit drought regions will receive an additional $21 million to help …Read More

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Eastern Nebraska Officials Seek $10M from Federal Government for Levee Project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eastern Nebraska officials hope the federal government will chip in $10 million to help repair levees …Read More

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Nebraska Solar Energy Project Opts for Federal Certification

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of a solar energy project planned for land just west of Lincoln has decided …Read More

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Man Who Wants to Open Strip Club Near Grand Island Sues Foes, County Board

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man who wants to open a strip club near Grand Island in south-central Nebraska has …Read More

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Motorcyclist Killed in Grand Island Collision

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A motorcyclist has been killed after an accident in Grand Island. Police say the motorcycle …Read More

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States Help Get Heroin Antidote into Hands of Regular Folks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Narcan is not just for police and first responders anymore. New York and a handful of …Read More

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Eastern Nebraska Animal Farm to Open to Public

  NICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — A Nickerson farm dedicated to caring for discarded animals will open to the public this …Read More

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Hall County Sheriff Wants More Money for Serving Civil Papers

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Hall County Sheriff Jerry Watson is looking to the Nebraska Legislature to ease the expense …Read More

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Charlie Rogers

Nebraska Hate-Crime Hoaxer Gets 90 Days for Probation Violation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A woman who faked an anti-gay hate crime has been sentenced to 90 days in jail …Read More

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Green-Wrapped Omaha Trees to Raise Awareness of Ash Borer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha city park workers and volunteers plan to wrap ash trees throughout the city to help …Read More

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Kent Burklund

Judge Rules Lincoln Man Now Competent for Trial in Wife’s Slaying

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge says a 42-year-old Lincoln man who twice was ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial …Read More

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Josue Ramirez-Marinero

Autopsy Reveals Omaha Boy Thrown Into River by Brother Drowned

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County prosecutors say an autopsy shows a boy thrown into the Elkhorn River on the …Read More

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3 Sent to Hospital After Gas Leak at Hastings Hospital

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Three people have been taken to a Hastings hospital as a precaution following a natural gas …Read More

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Pilot Program Aims to Prevent Sex Trafficking at Omaha Hotels

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hotel workers in the Omaha area are undergoing training on how to spot women and minors …Read More

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Omaha Police: Man Accidentally Shot 71-Year-Old Father

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 71-year-old Omaha man has been hospitalized for a gunshot wound received when his son’s gun …Read More

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Lincoln Boy Who Tested Positive for Meth Taken from Mom

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An 8-year-old Lincoln boy who had hallucinations and who tested positive for methamphetamine has been taken …Read More

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Man Gets Probation, 2 Days in Jail for Nebraska Crash Death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old Fremont man has been given two days in jail and two years of probation …Read More

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Cynthia Anderson

Woman Convicted of Drowning Puppy at Nebraska Airport

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A July sentencing has been scheduled for a 57-year-old Florida woman convicted of drowning a …Read More

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2nd Nebraska Farm Quarantined After Bird Flu Confirmed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bird flu outbreak that reached Nebraska earlier this week has spread to a second farm …Read More

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Nebraska Man Gets 16 Years for Paying to Set Plant on Fire

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for hiring someone to …Read More

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Nebraska Prison Riot Damage Could Total $300,000 to $500,000

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A deadly Nebraska prison riot may have caused half a million dollars in damage, and is …Read More

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