Arrest of Woman Prompted by Courthouse Screening Investigation

BEATRICE – Gage County officers used information obtained at a courthouse screening station to later make the arrest of a woman wanted on several warrants. Security officers at the Gage County Co... Read More

With Increased Downtown Investment, Beatrice Dilapidated Buildings Remain

BEATRICE – Just a few years after passing ordinances to encourage code compliance with some deteriorating buildings, Beatrice City officials say problems remain….and, they’re impacting property owners who have improved their buildings. Commu... Read More

Beatrice Mayor, Council Pay Will Stay the Same

BEATRICE - The Beatrice Mayor and City Council have no appetite for increasing mayoral and council salaries, at this time. Former 1st Ward City Councilman Dwight Parde suggested another look at elected officials pay as he was retiring from his cou... Read More

North Carolina man arrested after attempting to kidnap 14-year-old girl, Lincoln police say

A North Carolina man was arrested by Lincoln police after they say he attempted to kidnap a 14-year-old girl and take her to live with him in Wisconsin. The 27-year-old man had been in contact with the girl through social media and chat ... Read More

Father and Son Injured in Motorcycle Accident

BEATRICE – An Adams man and his son were injured in a motorcycle accident Friday night, which happened at about eight o’clock. Gage County Sheriff’s officers say the westbound motorcycle operated by 44-year-old Chad Yost hit a patch of loose... Read More

She always had a smile': 6-year-old Bellevue girl dies after being hit by SUV

 6-year-old Bellevue girl died after being hit by an SUV Sunday evening near South 25th and Harrison Streets, Bellevue police said. Paramedics tried to resuscitate the girl, Aubrey Oregon, en route to Nebraska Medical Center, where sh... Read More

Council Bluffs man in critical condition after explosion Friday

COUNCIL BLUFFS — A Council Bluffs man was in critical condition Saturday after being injured in an explosion Friday, according to a spokesman at the Nebraska Medical Center. Council Bluffs police and firefighters were dispatched to the... Read More

Omaha woman accused of driving under the influence before fatal crash held on $250,000 bail

A 23-year-old woman accused of driving under the influence and then fatally hitting a man with her car was ordered held on bail Friday. Meghan Moyers, also known as Meghan Kinsey, has been charged with manslaughter. A judge on Friday set her bai... Read More

NU Board of Regents slowly begins hunt for new president, will hire search firm

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will hire a search firm and gather public input in its pursuit of a new president for the NU system. Regents Chairman Tim Clare of Lincoln and Vice Chairman Jim Pillen of Columbus issued a press releas... Read More

Research monkey dies in UNMC project

A primate died last fall after a routine procedure to administer HIV medication to it for research purposes at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. A UNMC veterinarian and an animal rights group this week agreed that the monkey die... Read More

University of Nebraska Prioritizes STEM Programs to Help Grow State

LINCOLN - The University of Nebraska is continuing to help meet the state's workforce needs by putting a major emphasis on its STEM programs (science, engineering, technology, and math) across its four campuses. University President Hank Bounds s... Read More