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 2018-09-18 23:03 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Iowa Supreme Court hears arguments in pretextual traffic case...

The Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments in a case Tuesday that civil rights groups argue could reduce racial profiling in the state. Pretextual stops are at the center of the case -- and whether or not they are "reasonable" under the state's co...

 2018-09-18 22:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sign of conflict: Hall County wrestles with veterans office...

"Had it sitting right here, whoops, get it straight. " Don Shuda places a simple sign in the lobby outside the Hall County Veterans Service Office. It took a vote of an elected body to bring the simple sign out of a back office and into the lobby....

 2018-09-18 21:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Police search for Hastings armed robbery suspect...

Police are looking for a man involved in an armed robbery at a Hastings business on Tuesday morning. The Hastings Police Department said a man armed with a silver revolver robbed a clerk at the Opportunity House Thrift Store on South Burlington at around ...

 2018-09-18 21:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Political signs not allowed in Kearney until September 23...

The city of Kearney is reminding homeowners not to post any political signs just yet. The city says the soonest you can post your signs is Sept. 23. They're also reminding folks that it's against city regulations to put signs on utility poles, tra...

 2018-09-18 21:20 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

OPPD: over 900 customers without power as storms roll into metro...

The Omaha Public Power District says more than 900 customers are without power Tuesday afternoon. They say high winds and stormy weather has caused the outages around the metro. They say there are just over 900 people without power. OPPD says crews are wo...

 2018-09-18 19:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Opioid Crisis Response Act passes through senate...

The Opioid Crisis Response Act has now been passed by the senate. Both of Nebraska's senators voted in favor of the bill that passed in a 99 to one vote. The bill authorizes $500 million in opioid grand funding for each year from 2019 and 2021. States...

 2018-09-18 18:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska receives $7 million for water infrastructure...

The U. S. Department of Agriculture announced on Monday that Nebraska will receive nearly $7 million of investment in water and wastewater infrastructure. Ainsworth will use a $1. 27 million loan and $453,000 grant to reconstruct sewage lift stations and ...

 2018-09-18 18:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Corrections department unveils plan for employee turnover, parole eligibility...

Officials with Nebraska's prison system unveiled their long-term plan to reduce employee turnover and better prepare inmates for parole. Director Scott R. Frakes submitted the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services' budget request for fiscal...

 2018-09-18 17:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island closes lanes, streets for city projects...

Lanes and streets closed in Grand Island on Monday as city crews prepare to take on street and sewer projects. Traffic is down to one lane from the intersection of Brookline Drive and Bellwood Drive until Sept. 28 due to flowmeter installation for wastewa...

 2018-09-18 16:59 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Ex-assistant principal takes plea deal in student sex case...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former assistant principal accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student has pleaded no contest in Omaha. Douglas County District Court records say 46-year-old Matthew Fedde entered the pleas Monday to two felony counts of at...

 2018-09-18 16:56 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Union Pacific to borrow from competition in its rail reforms...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific plans to borrow some ideas from other major freight railroads as it works to improve its operations. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Monday that it will incorporate some of the operating principles that have ...

 2018-09-18 16:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former teacher, Husker imprisoned in child sex assault case...

A former Lincoln schoolteacher and Husker football player has been sentenced to prison in a child sex assault case. Lancaster County District Court records say 41-year-old Sean Applegate was given 15 to 20 years at his Lincoln court hearing Tuesday. The r...

 2018-09-18 16:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

One man hospitalized in crash between semi, truck...

A Grand Island man was taken to the hospital after his truck collided with a semi-tractor trailer east of Holdrege on Monday. The Phelps County Sheriff's Office responded to the two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 6 and R Road just before...

 2018-09-18 16:15 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Man charged with murder after former ISU golfer found dead...

One man has been arrested and charged in the murder of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Armozamena. The 22-year-old's body was found at Coldwater Golf Course at 1400 South Grand Avenue in Ames on Monday. Golfers say they found a golf bag with no...

 2018-09-18 16:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska clinical trial shows cannabidiol benefits...

Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures. A study authorized by Nebraska lawmakers in 2015 has shown the majority of the 23 participat...

 2018-09-18 15:52 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Police search for person after family disturbance ends with stabbing...

Police say they were called to the same location two times Tuesday morning. They say they were called to 4524 North 37th Street just before 12:30 am for an assault. Police say Kori Cooper was having an argument with her friend's son. They say the teen...

 2018-09-18 15:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

$1M Powerball ticket sold in Bellevue expiring in few weeks...

The purchaser of a Powerball ticket in Bellevue has only a few weeks left to claim his or her $1 million prize. The Nebraska Lottery says the ticket sold at a Kwik Shop on Capehart Road matched the first five numbers drawn April 18 : 9, 10, 12, 17 and 23....

 2018-09-18 14:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Couple's bodies found in northern Nebraska home...

LYNCH, Neb. (AP) Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in their northern Nebraska home. Station KBRX reports that 57-year-old Brenda Wickersham and her husband, 65-year-old Darold Wickersham, were shot to death in ...

 2018-09-18 13:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

12 Nebraska Museums participate in Smithsonian Magazine's "Museum Day"...

Museum Day is a one-day event were museums across the U. S. can participate to provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. This year, 12 Nebraska Museums will be participating in Museum Day including Grand Island's Stuhr, The Hastings...

 2018-09-18 12:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Ex-assistant principal takes plea deal in student sex case...

A former assistant principal accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student has pleaded no contest in Omaha. Douglas County District Court records say 46-year-old Matthew Fedde entered the pleas Monday to two felony counts of attempted sexual assault of...

 2018-09-18 12:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska governor hopeful Krist denies drinking allegations...

Nebraska Republican officials Monday accused Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist of drinking on the job as a state senator and implied that he drove while intoxicated, allegations that state investigators declined to pursue and that Krist fervent...

 2018-09-18 11:59 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Union Pacific to borrow from competition in its rail reforms...

Union Pacific plans to borrow some ideas from other major freight railroads as it works to improve its operations. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Monday that it will incorporate some of the operating principles that have led to dramatic improveme...

 2018-09-18 11:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraskans thanked for help following Hurricane Florence...

A Nebraska task force is getting a public thank you from a North Carolina fire department. Nebraska Task Force One is in Hope Mills, North Carolina, helping with evacuations following Hurricane Florence. Hope Mills Fire & Rescue posted, "Thank you Neb...

 2018-09-18 11:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man dies after becoming trapped under overturned ATV...

Authorities say a man died after becoming trapped under his overturned all-terrain vehicle in eastern Nebraska. The accident occurred Friday evening, about 1 miles south of Interstate 80 in eastern York County. The York County Sheriff's Department say...

 2018-09-18 05:04 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Man recovers from bicycle fall as hobbyists take stand against pranksters...

"It's tough to just sit here and not go anywhere," said Tom Stubby who is now confined to his finished basement. He's unable to go upstairs because he's in a wheel chair and is unable to walk, and he says it's because kids probably...

 2018-09-18 04:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Over the top facebook posts has Hastings Police concerned...

Social media can be a good thing -- connecting people from all across the world. But a number of people calling in to report social media posts has Hastings Police concerned. Anyone can post their experiences on social media. Whether it be Facebook, Twitt...

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Semi accident shuts down westbound traffic on I-80...

A semi accident shut down westbound traffic between North Platte and Maxwell on I-80....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Freebies & discounts for National Cheeseburger Day...

Tuesday is National Cheeseburger Day. Here's some places where you can get some discounts to celebrate....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Iowa State student, champion golfer found dead on golf course...

Iowa State is morning the loss of one of their own after a student was found dead on a golf course Monday....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Former educator takes plea deal in student sexual assault case...

A former assistant principal at Millard South has pleaded no contest to attempted sexual assault of a child....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Korean leaders meet in Pyongyang for potentially tough talks...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday with possibly his hardest mission to date — brokering some kind of compromise to keep North Korea's talks with Washington from imploding an...

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week...

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were high schoolers, hoping to salvage the judge's endangered Supreme Court nomination ...

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Contractor killed while operating fuel truck at UPRR's Bailey Yards...

The Nebraska State Patrol is confirming Ryan Ziel, 22, died at Union Pacific's Bailey Yards on Sept. 15th. Ziel was ran over by a fuel truck....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city...

The death toll from Florence rose to at least 32 in three states, with 25 fatalities in North Carolina, as remnants of the once-powerful Category 4 hurricane — now reduced to a rainy, windy mass of low pressure — speeded up toward the heavily ...

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports...

China on Tuesday announced a tariff hike on $60 billion of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump's latest duty increase in a dispute over Beijing's technology policy....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Russia blames Israel for plane shot down by Syrian missile...

A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Pres. Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'...

President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

$1M Powerball ticket sold in Bellevue expiring in few weeks...

The purchaser of a Powerball ticket in Bellevue has only a few weeks left to claim his or her $1 million prize....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm...

A Philippine police officer who tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a powerful typhoon approached said Tuesday they refused to leave, and a day later the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Drifter charged in stabbing death of champ golfer in Iowa...

A homeless man attacked and killed a top amateur golfer from Spain who was playing a round near her university campus in central Iowa, leaving her body in a pond on the course, police said Tuesday....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Utility donates $10M to Mass. gas fires relief fund...

The president of the utility that serves the three Massachusetts communities affected by a series of natural gas fires and explosions says the company is donating $10 million to a relief fund....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform...

Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties Union....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in my kidnapping will be watched...

Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Pres. Trump 'seriously' considering boosting US military in Poland...

President Donald Trump says he's 'very seriously' considering a greater U.S. troop presence in Poland as he meets with that country's president at the White House....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Tesla says it has turned over documents to feds...

Tesla Inc. has turned over documents to the U.S. Justice Department after statements by CEO Elon Musk about taking the company private, the electric car maker confirmed Tuesday....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending...

The Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging, $854 billion bill that funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year and provides a short-term fix to keep the government open through early December....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Nebraska receives $1.1M to support parks and recreation...

Secretary of the Interior Ryan K. Zinke on Tuesday announced a $1.1 million distribution from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to Nebraska for state-identified outdoor recreation and conservation projects....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Defrauded students inch closer to victory in DeVos lawsuit...

A federal judge has ruled that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' move to ease protections for former students of for-profit colleges should be reversed, handing a victory to those who said they were defrauded by their schools....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Florida man gets prison time for July road rage incident on I-80...

Kevin Austin, 47, given consecutive sentences of 1-2 years each for conviction on two felony charges....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Woodward's...

Bob Woodward's 'Fear' is already a million-seller....

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