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Grand Island murder trial nears the end
Do jurors have enough to convict, or will lingering doubts sway a jury? We will soon find out, as a murder trial nears the end.
Son of Sean Penn, Robin Wright settles Nebraska drug case
Twenty-four-year-old Hopper Penn and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Uma Von Wittkamp, were arrested during a traffic stop on April 4 on Interstate 80 in southeastern Nebraska.
Two arrested on multiple fraud charges after months-long investigation
Grand Island – On 06/20/18, as the result of a four month long investigation, the Grand Island Police Department arrested Rafael Figueredo Hidalgo, a 30 year old Grand Island male, and Andres J. Aguila Carrasco, a 25 year old Grand Island male in reference to numerous counts of using stolen credit c
Day's record for Saturday, June 23
Scott Misek was arrested for shoplifting, possession of drug paraphernalia and a Hamilton County warrant Thursday evening near Super Saver, 1602 W. Second St.
Hastings man gets one year in jail for string of thefts from six stores
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. —A man will serve time in jail after shoplifting from six Grand Island stores in the span of a few hours.32-year-old Shawn Lacy was sentenced to one year in jail with credit for 26 days served after pleading guilty to three shoplifting charges in exchange for having two more charg
Revelations damage defense in murder trial
One of Thursday’s witnesses, Hussein Nuri, said Said told him that he twice struck Khamis with a metal stick in the back of his head.
Veterans Transportation Service coming to Grand Island in July
The free service picks veterans up from their homes, delivers them to their VA scheduled appointments, and transports them back to their residence.
Solar canopy now in place at Sturgis plaza
Crews from Interconnections Systems, Inc., of Central City, Neb., and Quest Renewables of Atlanta, Ga., pieced together the structure on the street adjacent the plaza beginning on Thursday.
GI police arrest two men on 203 counts of credit card fraud
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB)After a four-month investigation, police arrested two Grand Island men connected to hundreds of cases of credit card fraud.
Hastings man faces federal health care fraud charges.
The US attorney's office said a federal grand jury indicted Randy Kirby, 60, on nine counts of health care fraud. Kirby is accused of committing fraud against the Nebraska Medical Assistance Program resulting in program losses of $133,639.57. The fraud occurred during a three year period between Sep
Blackbirds take edge off Aurora
Gresham’s very first batter, Mady Payne, walked and a sacrifice bunt by Brooklyn Gierhan, coupled with an Aurora throwing error, allowed Payne to score and Gierhan to motor all the way to third base.
Daily record for Thursday, June 21
Roberto “Carlos” Valdez-Leon was arrested for terroristic threats, first-degree false imprisonment and first-offense third-degree domestic assault Saturday at 544 E. 12th St. His girlfriend, Lindsay Thompson, reported being assaulted by him.
Galaxy of Stars talent search underway
People of all ages can compete for more than $9,000 in prizes, cash, trophies and recording sessions when the finals come to the Nebraska State Fair at Fonner Park in Grand Island on Sept. 1-2.
Jury sees autopsy showing serious head injuries in Grand Island murder trial
“The blunt trauma caused numerous fractures to his skull. Two it caused a bruise to his scalp. I use the word contusion. That’s a forensic word. Three, he had a hemorrhage on the surface of his brain, between the skull and his brain. And then four, he had damage to his brain itself, the actual gray
Columbus motorist dies after her minivan is struck by train
A 54-year-old Columbus, Nebraska, woman has died after her vehicle was struck by a train near North Bend.
Wall to play in 6-man all-star game
Hampton’s Tyler Wall, shown here Sept. 15, 2017, at home against Spalding Academy, was selected to play in the Wyoming-Nebraska 6-man Shootout football game Saturday in Albion.
Multiple-vehicle accident on 281 overpass
Several vehicles were involved in an accident on the Highway 281 overpass going over the Union Pacific Railroad, according to the Grand Island Fire Department.Northbound Highway 281 traffic was backed up due to construction and the accident, which happened in the late afternoon. Tweets from the fire
Club Briefs & Meeting Notices
• Cards are played at the York Senior Center Monday through Friday at 1 p.m. Dominoes and Bridge are played on Mondays, Pitch on Tuesdays and Fridays, Pinochle on Wednesdays and Thursdays and Canasta on Thursdays. Individuals and card groups are welcome all the time!
I-80 Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests, Seizure of 290 LBs of Marijuana
During the traffic stop, an NSP K9 detected the odor of a controlled substance coming from the semi-trailer. A search of the vehicle revealed 284 pounds of raw marijuana, 2.5 pounds of marijuana wax, and 3.6 pounds of marijuana-infused vape tubes. The estimated street value is more than $1,000,000.
You've been served: Law enforcement talk arrest warrant process
When city and county law enforcement officers come in contact with a person who is wanted by the law in a traffic stop or other situations, they have no choice but to make an arrest.“It’s the law, we have to arrest,” Columbus Police Capt. Todd Thalken said.For instance, he said, if an officer made a