Hospital Equips Cops To Battle Opiod Epidemic

NEBRASKA CITY - Opiates and their powerful synthetic substitutes are at the root of an American epidemic of overdose and death and local law enforcement is taking steps to protect themselves and the p... Read More

Four Injured in Semi/Pickup Collision

COLUMBUS - Four people were injured, after a pickup failed to yield to the right-of-way and was hit by semi on 33rd Avenue, early Wednesday morning. Columbus Police were called to the accident at 12:19 a.m., at the intersection of Howard Boulevard... Read More

Scanners Going Quiet for Local Police Traffic

COLUMBUS - Scanners could be going quiet around the Columbus area, as the police department switches to a new system. The new dispatch system has an encryption system that won't allow for local resident's scanners to pick up dispatcher traffic, sa... Read More

Full Solar Eclipse is Rare Event for U.S.

NORFOLK - Viewing an eclipse in the path of totality is, for most, a once in a lifetime experience. That’s why Wayne State Professor of Physics and Astronomy Dr. Todd Young wants to make sure as many people get to experience it as possible. D... Read More

Missing Platte County Teens Found

COLUMBUS, Neb. - Two teenagers that recently went missing in the Platte County area have been found safely. 17-year-old Pedro Villa and 15-year-old Destiny George were located by the Platte County Sheriffs Department in an undisclosed location. ... Read More

CPD Employee Injured in Two Vehicle Collision

COLUMBUS - A Community Service Technician was injured, after their truck appeared to be t-boned at an intersection Wednesday afternoon. Columbus Police, as well as rescue and fire crews, were called to the scene of the accident on 17th Street and... Read More

Polk County Receives 8 Inches of Rainfall, Flooding Closes Parts of Highways and Parks

POLK COUNTY, Neb. - Eight inches of rainfall struck Polk County overnight, causing flash flooding around the area. Highway 81, just east of Osceola, was limited to only one lane after water overtook over half the road. The Polk County Sheriffs Of... Read More

Highways Covered as Record Rains Fall

COLUMBUS - Heavy rains are a welcome sight for farmers, but are creating some issues as standing water covers roads. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Colfax, Platte, Dodge, Butler and Saunders Counties. Heavy rain o... Read More

Meadow Grove Native Elected to Hall of Fame

LA VISTA - A native Northeast Nebraskan has been enshrined as one of the greatest broadcasters in Nebraska history. The Nebraska Broadcasters Association inducted Don Wright into their Hall of Fame as part of their annual conference Tuesday evenin... Read More

Flash Flood Warning in Effect

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska 638 AM CDT WED AUG 16 2017 The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Colfax County in northeastern ... Read More

Nebraskans to welcome more than 1,400 eclipse-watchers who have booked rooms through Airbnb

Hastings resident Gabe Harman needed a bed in a pinch. In the course of making arrangements for a friend’s wedding in Germany in June, the co-owner of Eileen’s Colossal Cookies discovered that there wasn’t a hotel room to be had fo... Read More