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Norfolk, NE man arrested in connection to Morningside College assault cases

A Norfolk, Nebraska, has been arrested in connection with a pair of attacks on women at Morningside College in 2017. 30-year old Zachary Person faces six charges, including third degree sexual abuse, assault with intent to commit sexual abuse, and serious assault. He will be arraigned next Friday.

KTIV - 2018-03-24 02:57:00

Assault leaves Nebraska man with pliers lodged in head

PIERCE, Neb. - A man is in jail after authorities say he lodged rusty pliers into the head of a co-worker. According to court documents, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department was called to the scene of an assault at a business near Plainview just before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Documents say it was

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-03-23 12:43:00

Norfolk Man Arrested After Breaking Down Apartment Door

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man is in jail after witnesses say he broke down a door to enter an apartment in which he wasn't supposed to be. Norfolk Police Capt. Michael Bauer says 40-year old Shannon Vowell was arrested late Tuesday. Bauer says police were called to an apartment in the 100-block of North 3


Plane crash leaves one dead in northeast Nebraska

PIERCE, Neb. - Authorities in Pierce County are investigating a plane crash that left one person dead. A 911 dispatcher said a downed plane was reported after 7:30 Wednesday night, 5 miles north and west of Pierce near the intersection of Hwy 13 and Hwy 121. Authorities said they believe that the c

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-22 13:19:00

Pliers lodged in man's brain after co-worker dispute near Norfolk, police say

PLAINVIEW, Neb. - A man was flown to Omaha for emergency surgery after police say a co-worker stabbed him in the head with a pair of rusty pliers. According to court documents, police responded to an assault at Pierce County Feeders in Plainview at 4:22 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say the victim, 29

FOX42KPTM.COM - 2018-03-22 20:54:07

Pilot found dead in plane crash wreckage

PIERCE, Neb. -- Authorities responding to a plane crash in northeast Nebraska's Pierce County found the pilot had died. The small, single-engine aircraft went down Wednesday a little after 6:15 p.m., about 5 miles northwest of Pierce near the intersection of Hwy 13 and Hwy 121. Officials from the Ne

WOWT - 2018-03-22 13:21:00

Officials ID pilot killed in small engine plane crash

PIERCE, Neb. (AP) - Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a plane crash in northeast Nebraska's Pierce County. Sheriff Rick Eberhardt tells radio station KNEN that 69-year-old James Fritz was found dead at the crash site by deputies responding to the crash. An autopsy was performed Thursda

GRAND ISLAND INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-22 21:48:30

Academic expertise highlighted in contest

Students from Clearwater Public Schools and Ewing Public Schools competed in the 34th annual Northeast Community College scholastic contest, held Wednesday, March 21 at the Norfolk campus. NECC officials reported 1,260 students from 51 Class C and Class D schools participated in the event. Tests wer

NELIGHNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 22:00:00

One accident, one year later, one new bridge, one low offer

More than eight months following an accident that resulted in the demolition and replacement of a county bridge, the Antelope County Board of Commissioners were offered a sum for damages, but not near the amount they hoped. "It's a real slap in the face," Road Boss Casey Dittrich said, referring to

NELIGHNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 16:00:00

Nine Months After Being Destroyed by Fire; Osmond Grocery Store Re-Opens

OSMOND - Last summer, an electrical fire gutted a town staple in Osmond, the Tiger Town Food Center and Floral...the only grocery store for the city of 783 people. Now nine months later, Tiger Town is back. The completely rebuilt grocery store opened back up last Friday. The name and location are f


Four juveniles are in the hospital after a high-speed crash in Benson

A high-speed crash on a residential street in the Benson area Thursday evening put four juveniles in the hospital, according to the Omaha Police Department. A Chevrolet Impala was traveling east in the 6000 block of Pratt Street at a high speed when it crossed to the other side of the road and struc

OMAHA.COM - 2018-03-23 02:45:00

No serious injuries in Tuesday morning crashes on Highway 30

No serious injuries were reported in three separate crashes Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 30 east of Kearney, partially attributed to slick road conditions. At 6:24 a.m. a 19-year-old man lost control of the 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup he was driving near Lakota Road as he tried to pass a slower movi


Norfolk woman sentenced to decades in prison for death of her daughter

MADISON, Neb. - The Norfolk woman convicted of causing the death of her four-year-old daughter will be spending decades in prison. Judge James Kube sentenced Carla Montoya to 55-75 years at a Madison County District Court hearing on Thursday. Montoya was found guilty of felony intentional child abus


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Kindergarten Roundup and Preschool Regis

ATTENTION TO ALL FUTURE SCOUTS! KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP AND PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Bellwood Elementary School will host Kindergarten Roundup on the morning of Friday, April 6th and Preschool registration in the afternoon on Friday, April 6th at 1:00pm. David City Elementary School will h


Fire destroys second-story Columbus apartment Tuesday morning

COLUMBUS -- A structure fire decimated a second-story Columbus apartment flat Tuesday morning. Members of the Columbus Fire Department were dispatched at approximately 8:05 a.m. to 2513 21st St. in regard to a conflagration tearing through the top portion of a multi-family apartment dwelling, Fire C


Moore pleads to second degree escape

A Mitchell man pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree escape for failing to return to jail after a brief furlough. Jeremy Moore, 40, entered his plea during regular circuit court at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Moore also pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, methamphe


Son and father heading for prison, jail cells

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. COLUMBUS - A 21-year-old Duncan man on Friday acknowledged his father sitting in the gallery before leaving the courtroom to begin serving a prison sentence of up to five years for his conviction of theft-receiving stolen property last November. Platte D


Meth and marijuana found during search at Orchard residence

Fred Beyer III, age 41, and Sadie Eberhardt, age 34, were taken into custody and are being housed in the Antelope County Jail. Officials with the Nebraska State Patrol, Antelope County Sheriff's department and SNARE drug task force executed a search warrant at the residence and seized more than thre


More Details On Death Released

HARTINGTON, Neb. - More details were released Friday concerning the June 2017 death of a Yankton woman in northeast Nebraska, and a misdemeanor arrest was announced in connection with the case. In addition, officials are still waiting for a Cedar County (Neb.) district judge's ruling on calling a gr