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Man accused of burglarizing Kearney home, leading police in high-speed chase now facing charges in Buffalo County

Christian M. Alvarez, 20, was charged last week in Buffalo County Court with felony robbery, burglary and possession of burglar’s tools, and criminal mischief and theft, both misdemeanors. He currently is being held in the Hall County Jail after leading Hall County law enforcement on a pursuit in we

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-06-20 14:49:00

After 31 years in Kearney, Sims open Shop EZ West at Johnson Lake

Buy NowDavid Sims, left, has owned and operated Sims Shop EZ for 31 years in Kearney. He recently opened Shop EZ West at Johnson Lake with his wife, Virginia; daughter, Morgan; and her husband, Matt. Morgan, right, often works one day on the weekend, and her 1-year-old son, Grant, will tag along.Ash

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-06-19 16:09:00

Two men arrested in massive fentanyl bust in court Wednesday in Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb (KSNB)Two New Jersey men arrested in what is believed to be the largest ever seizure of the synthetic opioid fentanyl in Nebraska will be in court Wednesday in Kearney.Felipe Genao-Minaya, 46, and Nelson Nunez, 52, are charged with felony distribution of fentanyl.The pair are scheduled

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-06-19 15:18:00

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 INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-20 15:54:00

Doctors open audiology center in Kearney

On May 1, Studley, the owner and an audiologist, and Pool, an audiologist, opened Audiology and Hearing Center of Kearney at 6415 Second Ave. Suite 2.

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-19 15:57:00

Hail causes sever crop damage

As you start into kinda the Huntley area, Orleans headed east about 8 miles wide going clear through Wilcox really a rough storm last night. Hail that could've reached the size of baseballs and tennis balls in those areas, really it was a hammering type of storm that rolled through.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-20 16:18:48

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

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-20 17:27:12

Kearney High School names interim softball coach

School officials said Bryan Shepherd, who is currently the Head baseball coach for Northeastern Junior College in Sterling Colorado, will fill the role.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-19 15:33:32

Tornado warnings across parts of central Nebraska

A tornado warning was issued for northeastern Harlan, southwestern Phelps, southwestern Kearney and northwestern Franklin counties until 5:45 p.m. Radar indicated rotation near Wilcox is moving northeast at 15 mph. A funnel cloud was reported with this storm.

NEBRASKATV - 2018-06-19 17:17:17

Folk musician coming to perform in Kearney talks Ireland and battling breast cancer

Beki Hemingway performs with her husband, Randy Kerkman, at 7 p.m. Thursday at Kearney Public Library. The former Denver residents set out on a world tour in 2016 and ended up living in Ireland. Hemingway battled breast cancer soon after establishing residency in the country. She is now in remission

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-06-19 15:58:00

Kearney's Kelliher family among 150 exhibitors at junior national show

Buy NowTracy Kelliher of Kearney, right, looked for “something small and something safe” when picking a cattle breed her children could show. The kids, from left, Seamus, Holly, Liam and Savannah, will show their miniature Herefords this week at the Miniature Hereford Junior Nationals at the Buffalo

KEARNEY HUB - 2018-06-19 16:10:00

Kelcey Fike's murder, 10 years ago

It has been 10 years since the death ofKelcey Fike.Fike died in a Kearney trailer home fire on June 17, 2008.Kearney Police says a lot of evidence was destroyed in the blaze, and a surveillance tape was basically useless due to poor quality.Kearney Police tell NTV News they still get tips almost dai


GI woman faces drug/theft charges in Kearney robbery case

Hall county prosecutors charged Elizabeth Flores, 22, with two counts of felony drug possession and one misdemeanor count of theft.


Duo charged in Kearney-to-Grand Island chase after man allegedly broke into Kearney home, assaulted woman

The Hall County Sheriff’s Department arrested Christian Alvarez, 20, of Grand Island Thursday morning following the pursuit that began with the alleged robbery at the Kearney woman’s residence.


Couple involved in pursuit face four felony charges

Bond was set Friday at $25,000 for Christian M. Alvarez, who is accused of committing theft in Kearney Thursday morning and leading law enforcement on a pursuit along Highway 30 into the west side of Grand Island.


Kearney Area Children's Museum hosts Storybook Walk

Join them for jungle-themed activities, story-time, and mingle with characters from Crane River Theater's production of "Madagascar!"


Hearing held for grain dealer after NPSC says it was selling without a license

"Well, we are not going to argue that we were buying and selling grain and we apologize and we just want to make amends," said owner of Roberts Seed Inc. Joe Roberts.


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.


17th Avenue reopens today in NW Kearney

According to the announcement, final construction activities will continue in the area; however, vehicle traffic will be able to travel north and south.


Pursuit began with robbery in Kearney

Alvarez, 20, was the driver of a silver 2003 BMW 325Ci convertible, which he left parked in the middle of the street at Jay Street and Capital Avenue. He was chased down and taken into custody at about 9:15 a.m., with the assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol and the Grand Island Police Department