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Grand Island police arrest three teens in drug deal gone wrong

Police said they responded to a disturbance on Saturday, saying Crow and Coleman went to Osman-Habib's residence with a shotgun in an attempt to retake their drugs. After a foot chase with Coleman, all three teens were taken into custody.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-19 15:43:31

Aurora housing market hotter than ever

For a variety of reasons, local realtors and community leaders agree, houses are selling quickly and at higher prices than they were just a year ago, prompting a severe shortage in available homes at any price level.

AURORA NEWS REGISTER - 2018-06-20 03:00:00

Firefighters respond to Grand Island's Thompson Company

Grand Island, NEB. —The Thompson Company suffered an electrical fire Wednesday morning, according to Grand Island firefighters.The business is located at 3636 W. Stolley Park Road, just west of Highway 281 near the Case New Holland plant.Firefighters on scene said there was an electrical fire in the

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-20 07:53:32

Husker assistant coaches make stop in Aurora

Sure, it might not have been the same if it was head man Scott Frost or athletic director Bill Moos in town, but DeWitt and Cooper brought a similar knowledge that was fun to soak up for an hour.

AURORA NEWS REGISTER - 2018-06-20 03:00:00

Equine muscle therapy clinic tour stops in Aurora

Gary Wells, expert equine muscle therapist, traveled all the way from his home in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, to showcase a new technique in caring for both horses and their human counterparts. He said he is helping introduce the technique to the United States in what he calls the “new age of

AURORA NEWS REGISTER - 2018-06-20 03:00:00

Families Belong Together event to be held Sunday at Harmon Park

The event, Families Belong Together, was initiated earlier this month by Gladys Cox in Lexington, who proposed hosting events here and in Lexington, Grand Island and Hastings and found people to help coordinate them. Ashley Weets reached out to individuals in the Kearney Indivisible and Kearney Acti

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-20 15:54:00

Aurora Chamber of Commerce planning new community events

Small advised the council that he serves as coordinator of activities for the Aurora Area Chamber & Development, explaining that the AACD board voted last year to separate chamber and economic development activities, thereby reinstating the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.

AURORA NEWS REGISTER - 2018-06-20 03:00:00

Five witnesses take stand Tuesday

The defense, on the other hand, says that by the end of the trial, jurors will be wondering why Said was even charged.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-20 03:00:00

Alleged city shooter facing life imprisonment

A 24-year-old Grand Island man who is still recuperating from his wounds in an Omaha-area hospital in connection with a June 7 shootout with Columbus Police now faces life in prison on nine felonies.Defendant Jorge Robledo, who is being held on an outstanding arrest warrant, remained hospitalized Mo

COLUMBUS TELEGRAM - 2018-06-19 13:00:00

Following disturbance, police arrest man with stolen shotgun

Officers arrived at the address about 9:45 a.m. in reference to the disturbance. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Coleman, 19, and Morgan Crow, 18. According to the media report, officers located a shotgun behind a shed, and Coleman fled from officers on foot.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-19 00:06:00

Omaha man arrested after pursuit in Merrick County

Deputies said the driver, 35-year-old Corey Clinebell of Omaha, didn't stop and traveled throughout rural Merrick County, initiating a pursuit by deputies.


Woman dies in two-car crash

A 40-year-old Hastings woman died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Showboat Boulevard and J Street, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.Carmen Molina died in the collision, which was reported at 12:49 p.m.


Grand Island man arrested after allegedly breaking into Kearney home, assaulting woman

KEARNEY — A 20-year-old Grand Island man is in custody after forcing his way into a Kearney home Thursday morning, assaulting a woman, robbing her, then leading police on a pursuit that ended in Grand Island.


Couple involved in pursuit face four felony charges

Bond was set Friday at $25,000 for Christian M. Alvarez, who is accused of committing theft in Kearney Thursday morning and leading law enforcement on a pursuit along Highway 30 into the west side of Grand Island.


Daily record for Saturday, June 16

Police say between March 12 and this week, a suspect acquired prescription medication at U Save Pharmacy, 423 W. Fourth St., fraudulently. The prescription was called in without permission of the health care provider. Three incidents are listed. The cases are open.


Movies to be shown at CCC-Grand Island

In this 2000 drama, two brothers are bound by their feelings for Ella Smalley, who returns to their Nebraska hometown to intern at a local veterinarian’s clinic.


2 arrested, nearly 150 lbs of marijuana seized by Nebraska State Patrol

Troopers searched the vehicle and seized 149 pounds of marijuana valued at $447,000, the release said.


HPS faces $1.5 million deficit

Hastings Public Schools is predicted to have a $1.5 million budget deficit at the end of the 2018-19 school year.“A year ago, I said we would be facing a $1 million deficit and a lot of people said, ‘It’s never as bad as Jeff says,’” said Jeff Schneider, the district’s financial director. “They’re r


City theft case bound over to District Court

YORK – The case against Lynn Rasmussen, 59, a former City of York employee, has been bound over to District Court. She is accused of embezzling funds while employed at the landfill.


Pursuit ends with arrest of robbery suspect

A pursuit that began in Buffalo County this morning, which included a trip through Shelton and a cornfield in northwest Grand Island, ended with a robbery suspect being arrested by the Hall County Sheriff’s Department.