Ricketts Signs Religious Garb Bill Into Law in Norfolk

NORFOLK — Nebraska public school teachers are now free to wear religious garb in their workplace. Governor Pete Ricketts signed LB 62 into law in Norfolk on Monday evening, thus ending a 98-year ... Read More

COLUMBUS - A man who reported to police that he was knocked out and carjacked in east Columbus has been arrested for false reporting. Columbus Police Department Investigator Jaymee Levander says the initial report was taken on March 12th, when 55-... Read More

COLUMBUS - The Schreiber family and Monsanto are doing their part to help a local elementary school by donating $2,500. A special presentation was held at Shell Creek Elementary on Monday, where Principal Josh Graves shared the news of the donatio... Read More

MURRAY – Radio traffic provides some details on the Saturday morning robbery at the Cornerstone Bank in Murray. The following recording has been trimmed to exclude numerous questions regarding vehicle license plates in the area. Radio traffic in... Read More

Lexington, NE.—A plea deal in a rare case of vote fraud is in the works, according to court records examined by News Channel Nebraska. As NCN first reported two Somali-speaking men, 37-year-old Ali A. Abdullahi and 26-year-old Shueb A. Ali—bo... Read More

BEATRICE – A driver stopped for allegedly speeding in southern Gage County was arrested for alleged drug possession.  The arrest of 38-year-old Justin Thomsen was made following the stop of the vehicle he was driving late Sunday night, near U.S. H... Read More

NORFOLK - In the 2004 film Dodgeball, the famous quote went "If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball." Well in Norfolk...if you can dodge a ball, you can raise money for Stuff the Bus. The Norfolk Family Coalition is hosting a dodgeball... Read More

NORFOLK - Nebraska's new religious garb law will become official at a signing ceremony in Norfolk. Gov. Pete Ricketts will officially sign the bill, dubbed the Religious Freedom Bill, alongside Speaker of the Legislature Jim Scheer of Norfolk Mond... Read More

MADISON, NE — The Norfolk teen who ran over a mailbox back in January entered a plea agreement Monday morning. Monday morning in Madison County District Court, 18-year old Riley Hamilton pled guilty to possession of meth and driving under the in... Read More

BEATRICE – A rural Beatrice man on probation for a sex offender violation and theft by receiving stolen property, has been arrested again. 44-year-old Craig Dorn was arrested Friday, by Gage County law officers on suspicion of possession of ille... Read More

NORFOLK, NE -- There's no new news in the Carla Montoya case, just a new pretrial and trial date. Montoya appeared with her new lawyer, Ron Temple, in front of Judge James Kube on Monday morning for her pretrial. Temple, who was given the case... Read More