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Occupants of car flee after crash

Grand Island Police officer Megan Johnson takes a picture of a Nissan Maxima involved in an injury accident as it was driven through a chain-link fence and into a concrete porch at 119 E. 11th St. Tuesday. It’s believed three male juveniles who occupied the vehicle fled on foot from the scene of the


Board revokes Grand Island substitute teacher's school certificate

According to court documents, Brooks Wells, 33, was employed by Grand Island Public Schools until the end of the 2015-2016 school year, and during that time he developed a relationship with a senior student. The relationship included exchanging personal text messages during the school day and outsid


Former GIPS substitute teacher has license revoked for inappropriate student relationship

Local4 News acquired court documents that say Wells had been a long-term substitute teacher in Grand Island Public Schools during the 2015-16 school year. While working for the school district, Wells formed a relationship with a senior female student that quickly led to a closer relationship, which


Hear Grand Island to have second try at opening night

The free summer concert series is held every Friday at Railside Plaza in downtown Grand Island from this week until Aug. 10. A weather advisory led to last Friday’s show being called off, but this week’s concert is still planned for Friday, June 8, from 5 to 11 p.m. with the music starting at 7.


Daily record for Thursday, June 7

— Michaela Timko, 28, was arrested Tuesday night for possession of a controlled substance (meth), first-offense possession of 1 oz. or less of marijuana, possession or use of drug paraphernalia and having no proof of insurance. The incident began with a traffic stop near the intersection of North Fr


Group assaults G.I. man, steals his vehicle

A group of people entered a Grand Island man’s residence Monday morning, assaulted him with a flashlight, threatened him with a gun, bound him with duct tape and stole his phone and vehicle.


Grand Island police search for suspects involved in kidnapping

Police are looking for the people responsible for beating up a man and leaving him at a Grand Island intersection.Grand Island police said it happened around 10:30 Monday morning.A 27-year-old man says multiple pople came into his home on Cherokee Avenue.He says he was beaten with a flashlight and t


11-year-old boy found outside at 2:30 a.m., triggering emergency alert

The 11-year-old boy, who has autism, was found shortly after 2:30 a.m. at Fourth and Wheeler, several blocks from his home.


Can Care-a-Van heads to Aurora, Grand Island, Ord

LINCOLN, Neb. —The 10/11 Can Care-a-Van stopped in Aurora, Grand Island and Ord Tuesday to help collect donations for local food pantries.


Suspected shoplifters change clothes inside store

Two shoplifters changed clothes inside Walmart South on Sunday night in an attempt to hinder the police investigation, according to Grand Island police.Tyler Schaaf and Jammie Dodge were found to have concealed items in a bag and were walking past the checkout at about 9:15 p.m., police say. Cody Ma


Daily Record for Tuesday, June 5

HOOD—To Joshua and Sarah (Blodgett) Hood of Central City, a son born May 29, 2018, at CHI Health St. Francis. Grandparents are Shelley Blodgett of Grand Island and Tom and Nancy Blodgett and Georg Hood, all of Central City.


Man’s Social Security number used illegally in three states

A Grand Island man reported Saturday that someone has used his Social Security number to obtain employment in at least three states since 2016.The victim was notified about income he did not report from jobs in Texas, Minnesota and Nebraska. His number was used illegally in that employment.The case