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Former YMCA employee sent to prison for distributing sexually explicit images of children

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GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-21 15:20:00

Officials: No longer any threat after Aurora student brings gun to school

AURORA, Neb. -- The Hamilton County Attorney's Office said they expect to file a juvenile petition after a student brought a gun to school in Aurora Monday. Hamilton County authorities said there is no longer a threat at any of the schools in Aurora. Officials said the student brought a gun to Auro

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-03-20 23:06:00

Two GISH students referred for shooting talks

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) The Hall county attorney's office is reviewing a case on two boys after a fellow student reportedly heard them talk about shooting up Grand Island Senior High. Grand Island police say the boys were 15 and 16 years in age and were reportedly overheard talking about a school

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-03-21 00:31:00

Nebraska MCC Relief Sale this weekend

A weekend of wonderful food and a double-auction featuring handmade quilts, arts and crafts are just a few of the things to look forward to at the 39th annual Nebraska MCC Relief Sale at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Aurora on Friday and Saturday. All proceeds from the sale go to Mennonite Cent

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-22 01:30:00

Homeowner catches man allegedly stealing tools in Grand Island

Salvador Posada (Hall County Corrections) Salvador Posada was arrested after police say a homeowner caught him stealing tools out of his unoccupied house. Officers said when they arrived, the victim was trying to hit the suspect with a shovel. It happened early Tuesday morning on South Street. Poli

NEBRASKATV - 2018-03-20 14:09:49

1 driver killed in Hall County collision

Grand Island, Neb. - One driver was killed and one injured in a collision at a Hall County highway intersection. The crash occurred around 10:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 281, about 6 miles north of Grand Island. The Hall County Sheriff's Office says a westbound sedan didn't halt at a stop sign an


G.I. woman loses more than $14,000 in computer scam

A Grand Island woman lost $14,139.41 in a scam in which criminals used software called ransomware to hold her computer hostage. The woman's computer froze up. She then received a message saying she should call the number provided to have her computer fixed. The woman called the number and paid a fee

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-21 01:32:00

Woman, 85, killed in Hall County highway crash

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say an 85-year-old woman was killed and another person was injured in a crash at a Hall County highway intersection. The crash occurred around 10:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 281, about 6 miles north of Grand Island. The Hall County Sheriff's Office said a wes


Highway 281 closed due to Monday morning accident north of Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) Highway 281 north of Grand Island was closed Monday morning due to a serious accident. The state patrol confirmed that the accident happened just before 11:00 Monday morning at the 281/Prairie road intersection about four miles north of Grand Island. The patrol said it's ac


Shots fired from one car to another in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb (KSNB) -- Grand Island police are looking for the people they suspect fired shots into a car with two occupants on the east side of Grand Island. The incident occurred Sunday shortly after 4:00 p.m. Police Captain Jim Duering says the two men reported someone from another car fire


Central City man has been missing more than 40 days

At 7:45 a.m. Jan. 31, Tenley Jansen left her Central City home to go to work at Dodge Elementary School in Grand Island. That's the last time she saw her husband, David. At some point that day, David Jansen left the house on foot, and people are still looking for him. Local people have put a lot of


Grand Theatre bringing comic con to Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Don't be surprised if you see some of your favorite comic book or movie characters walking around downtown Grand Island this weekend. The Grand Theatre will be hosting the city's first ever comic con. It's a family-friendly event that will celebrate all things geek and m

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-03-20 15:35:00

Cause of death revealed for Jonah Hill's brother Jordan Feldstein

Jonah Hill's older brother died last December from a blood clot that blocked a lung artery, along with other factors, medical records show. The cause of death for Jordan Feldstein, who died on Dec. 22, was revealed online by the Los Angeles County's Medical Examiner. The report shows Feldstein suffe


Suspect allegedly threatened to shoot grandmother in the face

A 20-year-old Grand Island man threatened to shoot his 70-year-old grandmother in the face Sunday afternoon, but it's doubtful that he actually had a gun. Joshua Diamond was arrested for terroristic threats following the incident, which took place at about 3:20 p.m. at 1322 W. First St. Diamond told


Student allegedly threatens GISH teacher

A 15-year-old student was removed from a classroom Friday and referred for terroristic threats after threatening to harm a teacher at Grand Island Senior High. No weapons were involved, said Grand Island Police Capt. Jim Duering. There was a language barrier in the case. "But regardless he was remov


Son and father heading for prison, jail cells

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. COLUMBUS - A 21-year-old Duncan man on Friday acknowledged his father sitting in the gallery before leaving the courtroom to begin serving a prison sentence of up to five years for his conviction of theft-receiving stolen property last November. Platte D


Numbers are down, but gangs remain in G.I.

The gang presence in Grand Island is much less than it was before Operation Peer Pressure and other programs carried out by the Grand Island Police Department in 2009 and 2010. Still, gangs are problem you have to keep an eye on, says Capt. Jim Duering. "Even though we're not seeing a lot of activit


Serious injuries in I80 crash

HENDERSON - At least one person has been seriously injured in a crash on I 80 near Henderson which occurred shortly after 3 PM on Friday. One person was reported to be trapped in a vehicle, unconscious but breathing. Emergency patient transport by helicopter was requested but then decline due to w


St. Patrick's Day in Grand Island shows downtown's growth

In Grand Island, the St. Patrick's Day celebrations continued at McKinney's Irish pub. The Pub blocked off the streets for its Third Annual Irish Festival on Saturday The celebration got started at 9 a.m. and the restaurant served everything from green beer to a full Irish dinner menu. Some people e


EPA to close Eddy Street underpass to protect our ground water

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Several years ago workers at a dry cleaning business dumped chemicals onto the ground over a long period of time. "They used chlorine solvents like everybody did and it contaminated the soil and the ground water," said David Wennerstrom, a project manager with the Environ