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Saline County Sheriff’s Office confirms death in rollover crash Tuesday

TOBIAS, NE – A person was found dead at the scene of a one-car, rollover accident in Saline County Tuesday. Saline County Sheriff Alan Moore said in a press release late Tuesday night that 30-year-old Samantha Isack, a Tobias resident, was traveling eastbound on Nebraska Highway 74 in Tobias when he


What to know for Nebraska prep girls basketball district finals in Class A

The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together everything you need to know for Nebraska high school girls basketball district finals in Class A. A-1 — Omaha Marian (11-12) at Lincoln Pius X (18-4), 6 p.m.: The Crusaders posted their second road win over Lincoln North Star in Thursday’s subdistrict s


Hugely popular boy band Why Don't We coming to Nebraska

The next big thing is Why Don't We. In the vein of boy bands past — Jonas Brothers, One Direction and others who were once the top of the pop world but whose star has since faded — the five-member pop group is currently the object of affection for pre-teens everywhere.


Shawnee County Sheriffs visit boy recovering in Nebraska after car accident

AUBURN, Kan. (KSNT) - Sargeant Scott Wanamaker and Deputy Christopher Dahlke were the first on scene when 12-year-old Blake Finnley was run over by a car in November. "I went up to assess the victim and I found him still completely pinned underneath the car," said Dahlke. "And I found that he was st


Nebraska WBB vs Northwestern Game Thread

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7 p.m. (CT) Live Radio: Husker Sports Network (6:45 p.m.) Matt Coatney (PBP), Jeff Griesch (Analyst); Lincoln-B107.3 FM; Omaha-ESPN 590 AM. Nebraska dropped a tight 58-54 decision to Northwestern at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on Jan. 24. That game is the difference b


Girls hoops roundup, 2/16

Bryan 4 2 5 11 --22 Lincoln Northeast--Gatluak 6, Le 3, B. Minter 6, M. Minter 19, Wendelin 5, Weinberger 2, Rinaker 4, Trainor 9, Rhodes 7, Uphoff 4. Omaha Bryan--Rouse 2, Mure 4, King 4, Grissett 6, Paiz-Garcia 5, Powers 1.


Nebraska state senator compares American flag to Nazi swastika

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers on Tuesday compared the American flag with the Nazi swastika on the floor of the legislature. “I don't come here for this rag every day, and it's a rag. That's all it is to me,” said Chambers about respecting the flag. “When you show a way to persuade Jews to sanct


Class B Day Two Local State Wrestling Highlights/Results

Paul Ruff (38-4) Champ. Round 1 - Paul Ruff (Alliance) 38-4 won by tech fall over Jorge Loarca (Nebraska City) 27-13 (TF-1.5 4:26 (17-0)) Quarterfinal - Paul Ruff (Alliance) 38-4 won by tech fall over Reece Jaqua (Wayne) 42-9 (TF-1.5 4:04 (16-1))


Fight continues with Omaha senator to stop mountain lion hunting in Nebraska

Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers is still fighting for the Nebraska wildlife he describes as majestic, regal. The mountain lion. His bill (LB46) would end the authority of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to establish a hunting season for those mountain lions.


Recent Car Thefts In Lincoln, Burglaries In Denton Believed To Be Connected

Car thefts are up in Lincoln this year and at least two recent cases could be tied in to a string of burglaries in the Denton area. In Lincoln, police say they have handled 78 reported car thefts since January 1, up from the 46 reported during the same time period in 2018.


Fairbury Man Sentenced for Gage County Cell Tower Burglary

BEATRICE – A 6-to-8-year prison term is the sentence for a Fairbury man in a Gage County burglary. 32-year-old Johnathan Loury was sentenced Thursday in district court, and is awaiting sentencing on other cases in Jefferson and Saline Counties. Chief Gage County Deputy Attorney Amanda Spracklen Hoga


B-5 district: Maly has all the answers as she carries Crete to state tournament

CRETE — When Crete head coach John Larsen or even Morgan Maly herself were asked about her performance on Saturday afternoon, they responded "average" or "inconsistent." But ask anyone else who was in attendance for the B-5 district final, and they'll call it like it was: momentous.


Nebraska man arrested on assault charge in Red Oak

(Red Oak) -- A York County, Nebraska man was arrested on an assault charge in Red Oak Thursday night. According to the Red Oak Police Department, 39-year-old Jared HoffSchnieder of Bradshaw was arrested for domestic abuse assault--first offense--around 10:13 p.m. He was booked into the Montgomery Co


After thinking their season was over, a wild turn in wild-card points gives Beatrice girls another shot

At least that's what the Beatrice girls basketball team was thinking Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The Lady Orange were sitting at 17th in wild-card points, and only the top 16 were advancing to Saturday's district finals.


Two men cited after claiming to be officers, trying to repossess vehicle

LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln Police cited two men who claimed to be police officers and repossession agents and followed a woman when she tried to drive away. LPD said on February 19 around 6 p.m, a 40-year-old woman reported she was sitting in her vehicle waiting to pick up a friend near 16th and B stre


Nebraska senator targets 'spoofed' phone calls by telemarketers, scam artists

LINCOLN — Exasperated by phone calls from scam artists using fake telephone numbers, Larry D. TeSelle came to the State Capitol on Tuesday to ask lawmakers to do something. The retiree from Milford, Nebraska, said he’s gotten calls that show up on his caller ID as originating from a state office, th


Students urged to share Nebraska history through film

A Mullen teacher is trying to get more Nebraska student involved with the American History Film Project. The American History Film Project is not a film contest and there’s no cost to submit your video. Any students — in kindergarten through 12th grade — who submit films will have them shown in June


Nebraska banks top $1 billion in profit for first time

Nebraska's banks reached a big new milestone in 2018. For the first time ever, combined net income of all banks headquartered in the state topped the $1 billion mark. According to data released Thursday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the state's 170 local banks collectively earned $1,008,00


Lincoln's recent weather may be affecting you mentally

With all the snow Lincoln's had lately, you may be feeling a little down. Nebraska Mental Health Centers said they're seeing more seasonal depression in their patients than in previous years.


An unknown neighbor in Lincoln shovels entire blocks sidewalk after major winter storm

Tuesday night's winter storm brought more than 4 inches of snow to Lincoln, left a lot to be shoveled. But not for the people who lived on this block near 11th Street and Stillwater Avenue.