NU President Hank Bounds Stepping Down

LINCOLN, NE -- University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is stepping down after leading NU for four years. Bounds announced his decision in a letter to students, faculty and staff on Monday.  H... Read More

Nebraska Legislators Advance School Resource Officer Bill

BEATRICE – Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that seeks to provide duties in state law for school resource officers, in Nebraska. LB 390 advanced to second round on a 34-0 vote Monday, with a Judiciary Committee amendment essentially repla... Read More

Flood Fears Drop at Brownville Nuclear Plant

Omaha, NE.—After days of flood watching, the Cooper nuclear power plant in Brownville is back to normal operations. When flood waters from the Missouri River threatened the plant helicopters dropped sandbags to secure Cooper. While the plant ... Read More

State of Nebraska puts flooding and blizzard into numbers

The State of Nebraska released some numbers Sunday to help quantify the recent flooding and blizzard in the state. Officials also included information for residents as the recovery continues. Agriculture Dozens of donations were ... Read More

Justin Timberlake promises donation to flood relief

Justin Timberlake feels for victims of flooding in Nebraska. During Saturday’s sold-out concert in Omaha, the pop star wore a “Nebraska Strong” T-shirt and promised a donation to benefit relief efforts. “Our hearts go o... Read More

The State Patrol responds to a rollover crash in rural Aurora

_informq.push(); AURORA, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - A vehicle rollover has been reported outside of Aurora Friday morning. First calls for the accident occurred around 10 AM with reports of a one-vehicle rollover near the rural intersecti... Read More

Lincoln Children's Zoo opens Friday

_informq.push(); LINCOLN, NE (News Channel Nebraska) - The familiar, 55-year-old Lincoln Children's Zoo will open its gates Friday, two weeks later than expected. The earlier planned opening was delayed by the lingering snow and cold. Bu... Read More

Tecumseh State Prison Staffer Assaulted

BEATRICE – Nebraska corrections officials say a staff member of the Tecumseh State Prison was assaulted by two inmates Thursday, resulting in serious injuries. The staff member was escorting one of the inmates back to a cell shortly after 6:30 p... Read More

Flood Cleanup Ahead....Beatrice Officials Review Response Efforts

BEATRICE – Now that the Big Blue River is back within its banks in Beatrice, repair and cleanup will be getting underway. Park facilities, ball fields and roads sustained damage during the high water.  Beatrice Mayor Stan Wirth says the damage ... Read More

Preliminary flood damage estimates released for Nebraska counties

The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency has posted estimates of monetary damages from flooding and recent storms across the state. The numbers are updated as local emergency management teams are able to assess the damage across their counties. Ov... Read More

Firefighters Battle East Beatrice House Fire

BEATRICE – A lone occupant was able to escape a house fire in east Beatrice late Thursday afternoon. Beatrice Firefighters were dispatched to three-oh-eight South 21st at 5:45 p.m.  Smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the home as firefi... Read More