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York mayor passes away
York mayor passes away

Orval Stahr, a former mayor of York, former York County Commissioner and former zoning administrator for York County, has died.

NDOT To Hold Open House For US-81 Improvements In Stromsburg

NDOT To Hold Open House For US-81 Improvements In Stromsburg

An informational open house will soon be held to discuss proposed improvements to US-81 in Stromsburg.

Free Speech or Crime? Graffiti Tags City Hall

Free Speech or Crime? Graffiti Tags City Hall

Freedom of speech or a crime? That question front and center at Omaha City Hall today as graffiti marked the sidewalk up and down the City-County Civic Center.

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

Gibbon Begins to Recover From Flooding

Residents of Gibbon are busy with familiar tasks today. Pumping water from basements and removing carpet, furniture and wet drywall are too fresh in the memories of many central Nebraskans.

Controversial Chase Ending Technique Coming Back

Controversial Chase Ending Technique Coming Back

News Channel Nebraska has learned that a controversial chase-ending technique used by the Nebraska State Patrol, is back to its old-self.

Nebraska schools could see new debate over Indian mascots

Nebraska schools could see new debate over Indian mascots

Nebraska schools with Native American mascots could see a new debate over their team names and logos.

Political Pay Raises a Tough Sell

Political Pay Raises a Tough Sell

For the second time in eight months the Bellevue City Council is looking to raise its own pay. The council voted no last November, but at least one councilman says it's time to try again, despite criticism from the public that is already pouring in. News

Central Nebraska Average Wage Report; May 2019

Central Nebraska Average Wage Report; May 2019

A report released by the State of Nebraska shows hourly earnings in the northeast Nebraska area are behind the national average.

Driver Identified in Deadly Blair Crash

Driver Identified in Deadly Blair Crash

The teen driver in that deadly car-full-of-kids crash near Blair has been identified.

Wood River Continues Flood Preparations

Wood River Continues Flood Preparations

The community of Wood River is continuing to prepare for the upcoming floodwaters expected to arrive later today and tomorrow.

Trail waives jury hearing Thursday, death penalty decision goes to three-judge panel

Trail waives jury hearing Thursday, death penalty decision goes to three-judge panel

Trail uses his right to waive an aggravated circumstances hearing Thursday. A three-judge panel will now decide if he's sentenced to death.

Gov. Ricketts Speaks On Gibbon Flooding

Gov. Ricketts Speaks On Gibbon Flooding

Another city that has been hit by this round of flooding is Gibbon. According to the National Weather Service, the Wood River near Gibbon was at Major Flood Stage with levels at 16.6 feet.

Mayor Looking to Increase Street Repair Budget

Mayor Looking to Increase Street Repair Budget

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says she'll be asking the City Council for more money to fix the city's roads. The Mayor is not saying how much more, she's keeping that number under wraps until she releases her next budget later this month. As we reported earli

Defense says Trail 'is not guilty,' murder charge can't be proven 'beyond reasonable doubt'

Defense says Trail 'is not guilty,' murder charge can't be proven 'beyond reasonable doubt'

Aubrey Trail's court-appointed attorney, Joe Murray, offered his closing statement Wednesday afternoon, pleading that the jury treat the defendant with fairness, and not let emotion drive their deliberations.

A fourth person in connection with Fairbury homicide is now in custody

A fourth person in connection with Fairbury homicide is now in custody

An additional fourth person was taken into custody on Tuesday in connection with the July 1st homicide in Fairbury.

Prosecution alleges Trail dismembered his own story and killed Loofe intentionally

Prosecution alleges Trail dismembered his own story and killed Loofe intentionally

Both sides are beginning their closing arguments on Wednesday morning.

Trail: 'I am the one that caused Sydney's death'

Trail: 'I am the one that caused Sydney's death'

After a two-week absence, Aubrey Trail testified on Tuesday afternoon against his lawyers' wishes.