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UPDATE: One person dead, thousand of gallons of fuel spilled in Highway 81 crash
UPDATE: One person dead, thousand of gallons of fuel spilled in Highway 81 crash

One person died and thousands of gallons of diesel fuel spilled because of a crash on a major northeast Nebraska highway Thursday morning.

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's attorneys say request for a new trial is 'routine,' confidence is 'not high'

Aubrey Trail's court appointed attorneys, Ben and Joe Murray from Hebron, say they're not confident in getting a new trial, but recognize everyone's right to as fair of a trial as possible.

Father and son both sentenced to decades in prison for northeast Nebraska murder

Father and son both sentenced to decades in prison for northeast Nebraska murder

Father and son became co-defendants in a northeast Nebraska murder case. Now, they both are headed to prison.

Big Blue Water Park, Remedy For Hot Weather

Big Blue Water Park, Remedy For Hot Weather

Big Blue Water Park provides a spot to beat the heat

Solheim: Trail's retrial motion is routine

Solheim: Trail's retrial motion is routine

NCN legal analyst David Solheim says the motion isn't a surprise and is routine in cases carrying a heavy sentence.

Animal experts recommend plenty of water and shade during hot days

Animal experts recommend plenty of water and shade during hot days

Veterinarians provide some helpful tips on how to keep livestock safe during the hottest of days.

Derek Olson sentenced for murder conviction

Derek Olson sentenced for murder conviction

A northeast Nebraskan will be spending decades in prison for his involvement in a 2017 murder.

Firefighters Sent to East Beatrice Apartment Flareup

Firefighters Sent to East Beatrice Apartment Flareup

Fire does minor damage to east Beatrice apartment

Nebraska lawmakers vote against House condemnation of Trump's 'racist comments'

Nebraska lawmakers vote against House condemnation of Trump's 'racist comments'

Nebraska’s all-GOP House delegation voted against this week’s resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s use of a common racist trope.

Two close calls with children accidentally left inside cars; extreme heat to continue

Two close calls with children accidentally left inside cars; extreme heat to continue

Locksmiths and emergency officials scrambled at least twice Wednesday in the midst of hot, humid weather to free children inadvertently locked in cars.

Plattsmouth volunteer firefighters honored for emergency efforts during flood

Plattsmouth volunteer firefighters honored for emergency efforts during flood

Three members of the Plattsmouth Volunteer Fire Department were recognized for their “extraordinary effort” shutting off power to the city’s wastewater treatment plant during the March flooding.

California man arrested in Nebraska with 20-plus pounds of suspected meth

California man arrested in Nebraska with 20-plus pounds of suspected meth

A 41-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning after 20-plus pounds of suspected methamphetamine was found in a compartment beneath his car’s dashboard.

The Good Life is Calling website seeks to lure former and potential new Nebraskans to state

The Good Life is Calling website seeks to lure former and potential new Nebraskans to state

Gov. Pete Ricketts on Wednesday unveiled a website aimed at luring former Nebraskans back and attracting potential new talent to the state.

State unveils new website aimed to get people to move to Nebraska

State unveils new website aimed to get people to move to Nebraska

LINCOLN — Gov. Pete Ricketts on Wednesday unveiled a website aimed at luring former Nebraskans back and attracting potential new talent to the state. The Good Life is Calling site brings together information and resources about the state and its com

Aubrey Trail Asks for New Trial

Aubrey Trail Asks for New Trial

Aubrey Trail, found guilty of the murder of Sydney Loofe, is asking for a new trial.

Prosecutors Want to Force Accused Murderer to Take Meds

Prosecutors Want to Force Accused Murderer to Take Meds

DAKOTA CITY, NE — A northeast Nebraska man accused of murder could be forced to take anti-psychotic drugs. State prosecutors filed a motion in Dakota County District Court this week to force 28-year-old Andres Surber to take medication. A hearing on

Dorchester enjoying new splash pad as hot weather settles in

Dorchester enjoying new splash pad as hot weather settles in

The village of Dorchester officially opened a new splash pad this week - a project that's been more than three years in the making.