DUNBAR, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says nearly two dozen students suffered minor injuries in a crash in southeastern Nebraska.
The patrol says the crash happened shortly before 3...
GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a 4-month-old child in eastern Nebraska.
The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash happened on Interstate 80...
Man sentenced for 2018 meth bust in Hall County
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine.
U.S. Attorney Joe Kelly's office says in a news release...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska State Patrol investigator has been sentenced to two years' probation for possession of drugs.
The federal prosecutor's office for Nebraska said in a news...
GENEVA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a driver died after his vehicle collided with a semitrailer in southern Nebraska.
Station KRVN reports that the Nebraska State Patrol says the man was...
TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating the shooting of two brothers that officials say occurred when the brothers and their father forced their way into a Tecumseh...
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) — Officials in northeastern Nebraska say a South Sioux City police officer and a suspect have been injured in a shootout outside a bar and liquor store.
MILFORD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified two people killed in a wrong-way crash earlier this week on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska.
KIMBALL, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a driver was killed when she lost control of her sport utility vehicle and crashed on Interstate 80 in western Nebraska.
Wrong-way driver blamed for 2 deaths in I-80 collision
MILFORD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a wrong-way driver and another person died in a chain-reaction collision on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska.
Illinois woman dies in freeway crash near Grand Island
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska (AP) — Police say a single-car crash on Interstate 80 near Grand Island has killed an Illinois woman.
The Nebraska State Patrol says the crash happened just after 7...
HOOPER, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 77-year-old woman died when a pickup truck she was in collided with a sport utility vehicle.
The crash occurred Tuesday at the intersection of U.S....
WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say state troopers arrested a California man following a high-speed chase that started after he was spotted driving 4 mph (7 kph) on Interstate...
Hundreds of pounds of pot seized along I-80 in Nebraska
GOEHNER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska troopers seized hundreds of pounds of marijuana after a pickup truck was stopped in southeastern Nebraska.
The Nebraska State Patrol says a trooper pulled over...
Nebraska troopers seize THC items in traffic stops
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized thousands of marijuana and THC products and arrested eight in four separate stops.
RUSHVILLE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man just inside the doors of a church during Palm Sunday services in northwest Nebraska.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized more than 900 vape cartridges containing the psychoactive substance found in marijuana.
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Patrol says Keith County Jail inmate assaulted guard
OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate assaulted a corrections officer at the Keith County Jail in Ogallala.
The Nebraska State Patrol reports that it was alerted around 9 p.m....
Iowa man arrested in slayings of 2 people in Nebraska
DOUGLAS, Neb. (AP) — An Iowa man has been arrested in California on suspicion of fatally shooting the parents of his former live-in girlfriend at their home in southeast Nebraska.
Former Nebraska trooper loses lawsuit over genital exams
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska State Patrol trooper has lost her lawsuit against the state alleging that she and other women were put through a medically unnecessary and invasive pelvic exam...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says troopers have seized nearly 400 pounds of marijuana in separate traffic stops on Interstate 80.
VALENTINE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says a northern Nebraska man has been arrested in the shooting death of his wife.
A news release from the patrol says the shooting happened...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to help Nebraska policymakers identify the number of missing-person cases involving Native American women has won final approval in the Legislature.
Authorities release name of Interstate 80 crash victim
GREENWOOD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Lincoln resident who was killed when his car crashed on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska.
Former sheriff’s deputy faces another sex assault charge
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy is facing another sexual assault charge in southeast Nebraska.
Lancaster County Court records say 30-year-old Nicholas Bridgmon, of Pleasant...
Patrol says 1 person killed in Interstate 80 crash
GREENWOOD, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says one person has been killed in a crash on Interstate 80 near the Greenwood exit.
First responders were sent to the scene around 8 a.m....
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Blizzard conditions, crashes close I-80 in Nebraska
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Blizzard conditions in south-central to southeastern Nebraska have led to several crashes and prompted officials to close a 120-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in the...
Former Fremont police officer charged with child sex assault
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says a Fremont police officer fired this week has been charged with several criminal counts in a child sexual assault case.
Indiana man dies after being injured in Nebraska I-80 pileup
AURORA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say an Indiana man injured in a multivehicle pileup on Interstate 80 has died.
The Nebraska State Patrol says 29-year-old Jason Palmer, of Mishawaka,...
2 dead, another critically injured in Holdrege shooting
HOLDREGE, Neb. (AP) — Police in south-central Nebraska say two people have been killed and a third person critically injured in a shooting.
Polygraph launched probe of deputy suspected in sex assaults
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska sheriff's deputy charged with sexually assaulting a woman more than a decade ago now is linked to at least five other potential victims, and the investigation began...
Ice blamed for I-80 pileup involving 11 vehicles
AURORA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says 11 vehicles were involved in a crash that blocked eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 east of Grand Island for several hours.
Priest pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting woman
ORD, Neb. (AP) — A May trial has been scheduled for a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a woman in central Nebraska.
Valley County District Court records say the Rev. John Kakkuzhiyil (kah-kuh-ree-AL') entered a written plea of not guilty Monday to a charge of forcible sexual assault. His trial is set to begin May 6.
Nebraska sheriff’s deputy arrested in sex assault case
SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — State investigators say a southeastern Nebraska sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
The Nebraska State Patrol says in a news release that investigators arrested 30-year-old Seward County Deputy Nicholas Bridgmon, of Pleasant Dale, in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in 2007 outside Cook. The patrol says Bridgmon faces a charge of first-degree sexual assault following an investigation that began in November.
Nebraska troopers find 100lbs of marijuana in separate stops
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska troopers have seized 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms) of marijuana and arrested several people in five traffic stops in less than 24 hours on Interstate 80.
The Nebraska State Patrol says in a news release Thursday that the first stop occurred Tuesday afternoon near Kimball, when a trooper found two pounds (0.91 kilograms) of marijuana in a car. Two people were arrested.
Colorado woman charged in fatal Nebraska crash
OSHKOSH, Neb. (AP) — A Colorado woman has been charged with manslaughter for the death of her passenger when her pickup truck crashed in the Nebraska Panhandle.
Garden County Court records say 39-year-old Molly Raymer, of Milliken, Colorado, also is charged with drunken driving and willful reckless driving. The records don't list the name of an attorney who could comment for her. Raymer is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.
Passenger dies in Nebraska Panhandle pickup crash
LEWELLEN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a passenger was fatally injured when the pickup truck he was in crashed in the Nebraska Panhandle.
The crash occurred around 1:10 a.m. Saturday, about 2 miles (3 kilometers) south of Lewellen in Garden County. The Nebraska State Patrol says the pickup was headed west on a county road when it ran off the roadway into a ditch and rolled, ejecting the passenger.
Driver charged in central Nebraska crash that killed 3
LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A driver who survived a central Nebraska collision that killed three of her passengers has been charged with four felony counts.
Ex-Nebraska veterans service officer convicted in theft case
BRIDGEPORT, Neb. (AP) — A former Morrill County veterans service officer has been convicted of stealing money from the agency's account.
The Scottsbluff Star-Herald reports that Devin Heumesser pleaded last week to four counts of misdemeanor theft in Morrill County District Court in a deal with prosecutors.
Native American missing women bill advances in Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill to help Nebraska policymakers identify the number of missing-person cases involving Native American women has won first-round approval in the Legislature.
Lawmakers advanced the measure Thursday on a 40-0 vote.
Nearly 190lbs of marijuana found in Nebraska traffic stop
GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — State troopers have seized nearly 190 pounds of marijuana and arrested two people in a traffic stop along Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska.
Bill to require tracking of missing Native women advances
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would require better tracking of cases involving missing Native American women has advanced out of a Nebraska legislative committee.
Members of the Judiciary Committee voted 7-0 Wednesday to send the measure to the full Legislature.
Patrol destroys grenade found in Nebraska garbage bin
TALMAGE, Neb. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in southeastern Nebraska have safely destroyed a live grenade found in a trash bin.
The Nebraska State Patrol says the grenade was found Monday in a dumpster in Talmage as the home of person who had died was being cleaned out. The Otoe County Sheriff's Office, which was initially contacted about the grenade, called the patrol's bomb squad for help.
The patrol squad used a counter charge Monday night to destroy the grenade. No one was injured.
Nebraska troopers seize 1,000 Xanax pills at Omaha home
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says about 1,000 illegally-held anti-anxiety pills have been seized from an Omaha home.
The patrol says the Xanax pills were found Thursday after investigators served a search warrant at the southwestern Omaha home.
A 21-year-old resident was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance with intent to distribute.
Winter storm dumps snow, slicks roads in eastern Nebraska
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to stay off roads in portions of central and eastern Nebraska as a winter storm pushes through the region.
The patrol says snow has covered many county and backroads, making driving difficult.
Police indicate suspect fatally shot himself by accident
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating whether a fleeing suspect accidentally shot himself to death as he ran from officers.
Police say the incident happened Thursday night after officers tried to pull over a car suspected in a recent robbery. Police say the car sped away, and police gave chase. Several minutes later, police say the driver jumped from the car and ran on foot, with officers running after him.
Patrol says pickup passenger died in Nance County crash
FULLERTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a North Platte man died when the pickup truck he was in crashed in central Nebraska's Nance County.
Station KNOP reports that the accident occurred Friday night near Fullerton. The Nebraska State Patrol says 27-year-old Riley Dolan was ejected and fatally injured when the pickup went out of control on a curve.