GRAND ISLE, Neb. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities on Saturday rescued a 60-year-old man who had been taken hostage by an escaped inmate, capturing the inmate and peacefully ending a standoff at an apartment which lasted hours, police said.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Two horses were euthanized and a barn housing more than 100 horses is on 21-day quarantine at Fonner Park in Grand Island as investigators work to determine the source of an equine illness.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Following a 90-minute standoff, police in Grand Island arrested a man suspected in the stabbing death earlier this week of another man at an apartment complex.
Donald Anthony, 34, of Grand Island, was arrested Thursday evening at a home in St.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Police in Grand Island have identified a man who was found dead earlier this week with a stab wound at an area apartment complex.
The victim was Abdullahi Farah, 30, of Grand Island, police said in a news release Thursday.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Police in Grand Island are investigating after a homeless man was found dead Tuesday with a stab wound at an area apartment complex.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Two drivers died in a head-on crash just northeast of Grand Island, investigators said.
The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 30, the Omaha World-Herald reported.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Grand Island man who died when he fell into a baler at work.
Gavin Schwartz, 20, died in the agriculture accident, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office said.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island man has died from his injuries he suffered when he fell into a baler machine a work, Hall County authorities said.
Sheriff’s Captain T.J. Arends said deputies were called to Mid-America Disposal Monday afternoon.
AURORA, Neb. (AP) — A teen accused of causing a head-on crash on Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska while fleeing a traffic stop has died of his injuries.
Angel Pojoy Domingo, 18, of Grand Island, died at a hospital on Tuesday, the Nebraska State Patrol said in a news release Wednesday.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A teachers union has accused the Grand Island Public Schools district of misclassifying several teachers as substitutes, even though they essentially work as full-time teachers, leading to an unfair labor practice that underpays those teachers by up to several thousand dollars, according to a newly filed complaint.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new state program will add nearly 100 new nursing home beds in three of Nebraska's largest cities to help relieve some of the pressure on hospitals that are struggling with the surge in COVID-19 cases.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate dipped to an historic, national low once again last month, according to new data released Tuesday.
The Nebraska Department of Labor reported a state unemployment rate of 1.7% in December.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska meatpacking plant worker died after he was injured on the job.
Grand Island police said 48-year-old Esteban Mantilla of Grand Island died at the hospital where he was taken after he was hurt Friday afternoon.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island man found with several knives on him threatened to cut off a police officer’s arms before he was arrested, police said.
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island man died in a New Year’s Day crash near Kearney, the Nebraska State Patrol reported.
The crash was reported around 9 a.m. Saturday on a rural road just east of Kearney, the patrol said.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Grand Island police have accused a homeless man of breaking into three local businesses and causing thousands of dollars of damage.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — The Central Nebraska Regional Airport in Grand Island has been awarded a $1 million federal grant under the new infrastucture law.
The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $22.2 million to Nebraska under the law, according to the Grand Island Independent.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island man who set his wife on fire before stabbing and beating her has avoided jail time after being sentenced to probation.
District Judge Andrew Butler sentenced Giannini Cervantes, 39, on Tuesday to 42 months’ probation for second-degree domestic assault.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — To operate a casino at a Nebraska horse racetrack companies will have to pay $1 million for a 20-year license and follow a litany of other rules.
The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission released the new casino rules on Friday.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deadly shooting of a 28-year-old man in Grand Island.
The Grand Island Independent reports that police responded just after 3 a.m.