Omaha, NE.—When the May 15 Primary is in the books odds are (and the odds are lopsided) Bob Krist will be the Democratic nominee for governor. And while Jane Kleeb, the head of the Nebraska Democratic Party, insists Gov. Pete Ricketts is beatabl'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Edwards reports  two separate school security issues on Thursday. Edwards said a citizen appropriately reported a statement made at a local business that threatened violence invol'... Read More

A 21-year-old Omaha man accused of raping a woman at her home, then taking her phone as he fled, was ordered Thursday to be held on $500,000 bail. Drequan Price has been charged with first-degree sexual assault in connection with a home invasi'... Read More

No one but Jacob Ford knows what happened to 7-week-old Skyler Ford in the early morning hours of Aug. 3. Ford contended that he dropped his baby daughter and she hit her head on a crib railing and the floor. But prosecutors argued — and a judge'... Read More

A man who asked narcotics officers in Lincoln what they were doing and who they were was arrested Wednesday after the officers recognized him as someone being sought by police. The 41-year-old man and a 20-year-old passenger in his car w'... Read More

DES MOINES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former southwestern Iowa funeral home director has been charged in an insurance fraud investigation. Prosecutors said in a news release Thursday that 43-year-old Michael Dean Kirsch, of Shenandoah,'... Read More

THEDFORD—Everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer. For this very reason, the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club at Thedford Schools wanted to give back to the community by starting the Superheroes of the San'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Police Cpt. Lonnie Neeman says a student has been detained for suspicion of making threats that sent schools into lock down and prompted a door-to-door search by law enforcement. Neeman: “This morning about 10 o'... Read More

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ANSLEY—More than 30 community members helped celebrate the open house for SunValley Landscaping, LLC in Ansley last week. A ribbon cutting was held to welcome the addition of a 3,000-square-foot greenhouse. With spring close at hand, owner Chas Ber'... Read More

NEBRASKA CITY - Nebraska City schools went quickly into a "lockout", but soon upgraded to an official "lockdown," after a threat to Nebraska City Public High School and Middle School was received by Otoe County Dispatch at 10:06 Thursday morning. '... Read More

CUSTER COUNTY—Guy A. Holloway, 48, of Superior, Neb. Appeared in District Court for arraignment. He has been charged with unlawful intrusion, a class IIA felony. He pled not guilty and a jury trial was scheduled for October. St. Labory man Charl'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man will spend multiple years in prison for committing title fraud. Court records say Jason Svoboda, 42, was sentenced to a 2 year prison sentence and 9 months post-release supervision, for felony title fraud. A theft by dece'... Read More

COLUMBUS - A Columbus man was sentenced to several years in prison for drug and weapon charges in Platte County. Roman Shank, 28, was sentenced to a minimum of 4 years in jail, and a maximum of 6 years for possession with intent to deliver meth, a'... Read More