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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
Upper Level Living Tour returns to downtown Hastings
Living opportunities in downtown Hastings will once again be on display. The Downtown Hastings Upper Level Living is back and will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 21.This will be the first Upper Level Living Tour since September 2015.“The tour was a pretty popular tour when we were doing it,” said Ra
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
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
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Emergency personnel practice response to bus crash
Ashley Bartlett, a Blue Hill EMT, helps Isabella Lane, 15, out of a school bus during a multi-causality incident first responder training Saturday on the Central Community College-Hastings Campus.
State troopers seize nearly 300 pounds of marijuana in central Nebraska stop
Nebraska State Patrol troopers seized nearly 300 pounds of marijuana and arrested two men Wednesday after an Interstate 80 traffic stop near Kearney, an agency spokesman said.Just before 8:30 a.m., a trooper stopped an eastbound semitrailer for making an improper lane change, Cody Thomas of the Stat
Woman crashes into Hastings Tribune building over weekend
Capt. Hessler says the woman didn't receive a citation for the incident, and as for the Hastings Tribune, they're beginning the process of repairing the building.
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
Hastings school board give preliminary approval to new police on cell phones
HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) -Hastings public schools wants to make it's policy about cell phones and other electronic devices more specific.The school board Monday voted on first reading to approve a policy which specifies certain punishments for inappropriate use of electronics. The measure will need fin
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
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
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 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.
Windstream Communications bringing cable and internet competition to Hastings
Hastings, Neb. - (KSNB)Windstream Communications is coming to Hastings. The retail store will open on Friday, June 22, 2018. Their system will be 100% fiber optics.When it comes to new businesses opening up, competition is usually a win for the customer.Windstream says their new service in Hastings
Home Federal falls to Hastings Five Points 7-5
Hastings, who improved to 19-1 on the season, also had four doubles, including two from Mike Boeve. All that production pleased coach Kevin Asher.
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
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.
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.