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 2019-02-23 21:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Interstate 80 eastbound closed from Giltner to Waco...

Troopers and rescue units are responding to multiple crashes along eastbound Interstate 80. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, eastbound I-80 is closed from Giltner at mile marker 324 to Waco at mile marker 360 as of 3:30 p. m....

 2019-02-23 20:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bighorn sheep captured, tagged in Nebraska Panhandle...

CHADRON, Neb. (AP) — Nearly 50 bighorn sheep in the Nebraska Panhandle have been outfitted with new tracking devices to help wildlife officials monitor their health and combat diseases. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says helicopter crews ca...

 2019-02-23 20:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Librarians pore over books to keep out the bedbugs...

Lincoln library officials say librarians have been inspecting each item checked back into the eight branches, committed to keeping out any bedbugs. The library system discovered bedbugs in some books in 2014, amid a national rash of bedbug reports from a ...

 2019-02-23 20:05 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Buffett encourages investors to bet on American economy...

Billionaire Warren Buffett says the company he built through decades of acquisitions continues to perform well even though he hasn't found any major deals at attractive prices recently. Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. sha...

 2019-02-23 20:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln-area program helps people save for homes, school...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Axel Sinda and his wife Noella Disasi figured it would be years before they could afford to buy a house. The couple, who emigrated from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2014, had a plan. They would make money so Sinda cou...

 2019-02-23 19:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bar aims to keep small town alive as only remaining business...

NAPONEE, Neb. (AP) — A dog lays in the center of Main Street of Naponee as a car slowly approaches. The dog lumbers home, but the laid back attitude blankets much of the tiny town. One business — the No Where Bar and Grill — continues to...

 2019-02-23 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Winter weather advisories remain in affect for North Platte Saturday...

Winter Weather advisories remain in effect for North Platte and the surrounding area through Saturday evening....

 2019-02-23 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

UPDATE: I-80 closed between Grand Island and Seward...

Eastbound I-80 is closed at York due to a multi-vehicle crash....

 2019-02-23 03:41 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Hardware store managers warn against waiting too long to get ice melt...

OMAHA, Ne (FOX42KPTM) - If you're planning a shopping trip for winter supplies Saturday, you won't be alone. Hardware store managers expect a lot of last minute customers. That said, the clock is ticking. If you think you can get ice melt at the l...

 2019-02-23 01:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Neighbors in shock over Holdrege homicides...

The town of Holdrege is rocked following a double homicide. Many folks are still in shock. They said they are less worried about themselves and more worried about the victims and the suspect. Down Logan Street, folks have chalked this incident up to a ran...

 2019-02-23 01:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fonner Park kicks off 66th season...

Holiday Clover was first across the finish line, as Fonner Park kicked off its 66th season. Trainer David Anderson has been part of many of them. "Fonner Park, I've been coming here since I was a kid," he said. As he swapped stories with Chris...

 2019-02-22 23:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha fire union head fired amid assault investigation...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The president of Omaha firefighters union has been fired from the Omaha department following an internal investigation into allegations that he assaulted a woman in a downtown bar. The Omaha World-Herald reported Friday that Omaha...

 2019-02-22 22:55 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Casinos would get power over sports betting in new proposal...

Iowa's 19 casinos are the winner in new legislation aimed at bringing sports gambling to Iowa. Leaders in the House and Senate on the issue both released nearly identical versions of a bill this week that would bring wagering on professional and colle...

 2019-02-22 22:17 

Hastings Tribune

Slip-sliding away into the weekend...

Freezing drizzle, ice, and blowing snow figure to make for a messy winter weather mix beginning late Friday afternoon locally, with the majority of snow expected to arrive sometime around the noon hour Saturday and continue into evening hours, the......

 2019-02-22 22:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

New report reinforces benefits of smoke alarms...

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) conducted a new report that reinforces the importance of having working smoke alarms in your home. Almost three out of five home fire deaths happened in homes with no smoke alarms or smoke alarms were not wo...

 2019-02-22 22:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former GI mayor Jensen and cattlewoman Caldwell join State Fair board...

As the Fonner Park season kicked off Friday, across the grounds they're planning for the Nebraska State Fair. Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed former Grand Island Mayor Jeremy Jensen to the State Fair Board. Jensen said he wanted to take a year off fr...

 2019-02-22 21:43 

Hastings Tribune

Clay Center water receives silver medal...

CLAY CENTER — The community here is getting recognition for something residents have known for a long time....

 2019-02-22 21:41 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Former Fremont police officer arrested for two counts of child sexual assault...

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) say they have arrested a former Fremont police officer following an investigation into allegations of sexual assault of a child. NSP says Austin Williams, 33, was arrested Friday for two counts of first d...

 2019-02-22 21:37 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

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, Indiana, died Friday morning at a Kearney hospital. The pa...

 2019-02-22 21:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NDOT and NSP preparing for this weekend...

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) crews are prepared for the latest winter weather that will make an impact most of the state this weekend. Wind conditions will be high, which will make driving visibility hard to drive in. There is also a p...

 2019-02-22 21:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Holdrege shooting suspect makes first court appearance...

A man accused of killing two people and wounding another man appeared in Phelps County court on Friday afternoon. The arraignment began at 3:14 p. m. Friday for Manuel Gomez, 45. Gomez is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of first ...

 2019-02-22 21:26 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former police officer arrested on sexual assault charges...

A former Fremont police officer, Austin Williams, 33, was arrest Friday following an investigation into allegations of sexual assaults of a child done by investigator with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). William was arrested for two counts of first degre...

 2019-02-22 21:19 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Omaha fire union president let go from job as firefighter...

Omaha's fire union president was let go from his job as an Omaha firefighter Friday, confirmed OFD spokesperson Scott Fitzpatrick. After the conclusion of an internal investigation conducted by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department and the Omah...

 2019-02-22 21:18 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Man convicted of killing a 19-year-old in shooting...

A jury has convicted an Omaha man in one of two murders he was charged in. Marcus Short was convicted of killing 19-year-oldGarion Johnson in Douglas County District Court on Thursday. Johnson was found shot to death near 21st and Pinkney on August 8, 201...

 2019-02-22 20:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Multiple crashes close parts of 2nd Avenue in Kearney...

Police and emergency crews are responding to multiple crashes in Kearney. Reporters on scene say the overpass is closed on 2nd Avenue due to crashes involving around nine vehicles. Initial reports of injuries were not available from authorities, but an NT...

 2019-02-22 20:12 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Chase...

Chase, from the Kearney Area Animal Shelter, is the Pet of the Week. Chase is a 6 year old German Sheperd/Lab mix with puppy energy. Shelter staff said his favorite activity is car rides. To learn more, click on the video above or visit the Kearney Area A...

 2019-02-22 20:02 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Friday's Market Report with KRVN, Feb. 22...

Shalee Peters, with KRVN, has your latest agriculture headlines and market numbers from the Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic. Click on the video above to watch....

 2019-02-22 19:59 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

City of Omaha hosts community meetings for Omaha Rapid Bus Transit...

The City of Omaha's Planning Department is hosting a series of meetings to discuss Transit Oriented Development in preparation for ORBT (Omaha Rapid Bus Transit) coming to the area. The first of two meetings for the station locations at 72nd Street an...

 2019-02-22 19:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Suspect faces 8 charges in Holdrege shootings...

A suspect accused of fatally shooting and killing two men and injuring another is facing several charges in connection with the incidents. The Phelps County Attorney said Manuel Gomez, 45, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of fi...

 2019-02-22 19:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Shamrock Shuffle returning for eighth year...

The Kearney YMCA's Shamrock Shuffle is less than a month away. The 5K and 10K race is full of St. Patrick's Day spirit on the day before the holiday. The event raises money for Make-A-Wish with racers getting to meet a child battling a sickness. T...

 2019-02-22 19:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Women in agriculture come together to talk Ag issues...

When we think of farmers it's usually not women coming to mind. Farming was once a maledominated industry, but that's quickly changing and this week's women in Ag conference was a perfect moment for those women to get together and share and le...

 2019-02-22 19:34 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Valley declares a snow emergency...

It's starting again. Valley just declared a snow emergency for the upcoming weekend. It starts Saturday at 2p. m. and is planned to last through noon on Sunday. The National Weather Service has several advisories and watches planned for southeastern N...

 2019-02-22 19:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man convicted of receiving child pornography...

Mark Ringland, 53, an Omaha man was convicted Wednesday of receiving child pornography after a two-day jury trial in federal courts, according to United States Attorney Joe Kelly. Agent with theFederal Bureau of Investigation's Child Exploitation Task...

 2019-02-22 18:31 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Nebraska DOT asks public to exercise caution when traveling this weekend...

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) crews say they are prepared for the latest round of winter weather which looks to impact most of the state of Nebraska and other portions of the country. NDOT says while the forecast could fluctuate their g...

 2019-02-22 18:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man dies after 11-vehicle crash on I-80 near Aurora...

One man who was taken to the hospital after an 11-vehicle pileup on Interstate 80 has died of his injuries. The Nebraska State Patrol confirms that Jason Palmer, 29, of Indiana died at CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital on Friday morning. One of the semi ...

 2019-02-22 18:00 

Hastings Tribune

Interact helps Peru villagers rise above challenges...

A humanitarian project tackled by the local Rotary Interact youth club is giving two small villages located in the rainforest of Peru power to rise above their educational challenges....

 2019-02-22 17:39 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

OPS cancels evening and weekend activities...

Omaha Public Schools made the move Friday afternoon to cancel all after-school and school-related activities throughout the weekend. The metro is in a winter weather advisory for freezing drizzle. The advisory goes into effect Friday at 4 p. m. and goes t...

 2019-02-22 17:13 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Conservatives at the statehouse push new anti-abortion bills, despite court defeats...

Conservative lawmakers vow to keep fighting against abortion in Iowa, rallying supporters at the statehouse Thursday around bills armed with new restrictions on the procedure and abortion providers. Dozens of activists descended on the capitol rotunda for...

 2019-02-22 16:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska county seeks help in paying $28M judgment...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is looking to help a southeastern county pay a $28 million federal judgment owed to six people wrongfully convicted for a 1985 slaying. Sen. Myron Dorn of Adams is a former chairman of the Gage County Board. ...

 2019-02-22 13:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Holdrege mayor applauds law enforcement following shootings...

The Holdrege community is left with questions after a deadly shooting on Thursday. "There's just been a lot of confusion after the tragic event," said Mayor Doug Young. "We're not unique in communities. Anything can happen and does hap...

 2019-02-22 05:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Residents react to news of Cambridge Manor closing...

"It's sad. " That's what people like 18 year Manor employee Dora Shaw thinks of the news to officially close the Cambridge Manor nursing home facility in June. Shaw says that after working there so long, many bonds with employees and resid...

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

North Platte spared of new snow Friday morning...

Snowfall potential in and around North Platte today. Early morning snow has been generally contained to the northern northeast, southwestern parts of the state, and the eastern Panhandle....

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat...

William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel's findings to make public....

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

House Dems introduce measure to revoke Pres. Trump's border edict...

House Democrats have introduced a resolution to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border....

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Southwest Airlines: Computer outage grounds flights...

All Southwest Airlines flights were grounded Friday morning due to a computer issue, according to reports....

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Frozen or rocks: It’s National Margarita Day!...

Do you like them frozen or on the rocks? How about with sugar or salt?...

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Snow Emergency issued for Gothenburg...

The city of Gothenburg is preparing for a snow emergency. Mayor Joyce Hudson says a snow emergency will go into effect at noon on Saturday, and extend through 7 am on Monday....

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

US and China resume trade talks as Pres. Trump's deadline nears...

The Trump administration and Chinese negotiators have resumed high-level talks aimed at resolving a trade dispute that has escalated uncertainty for corporations, unsettled investors and posed a threat to the global economy....

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Wisconsin man pleads not guilty in case of abused teen...

A Wisconsin man accused of helping a 14-year-old girl escape sexual abuse in exchange for video of her being raped has pleaded not guilty to sexually exploiting a child....

 2019-02-22 05:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Mexico to help...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he has instructed his government to assist the family of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman in seeking humanitarian visas to visit the convicted drug trafficker in the United States....

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