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Additional remains of US soldier Johnson found in Niger

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says it has recovered additional remains of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was among four U.S. soldiers killed in the African nation of Niger in October. Sgt. La David T. Johnson, 25, of Miami Gardens, Fla., was one of four U.S. soldiers killed in Niger. (Photo: U.S.

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-21 19:47:00

Salvation Army boxes distributed to over 300

North Platte, Neb. (KNOP) - The hard work of many came together for over 300 families in North Platte today. Boxes with enough food for a traditional Thanksgiving meal were distributed at the Salvation Army. Food that is not donated is purchased through cash donations by the Salvation Army. Gary's

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-21 23:59:00

Golden Spike Tower looks to increase it's profits and visitors

The Golden Spike Tower gave a report to the North Platte City Council on Monday about it's operations. The Spike has seen a small rise in visitors compared to last year. They have also seen a five percent growth in their gift shop over the last two years. They say the solar eclipse and a visit from

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-22 07:13:00

Four men arrested for theft

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -- Press Release from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office: On November 20, 2017, a Deputy was asked to respond to a new home construction site near Lake Maloney. The Deputy met with the home builder and found subjects entered the home under construction and removed several

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-22 05:28:00

Nebraska, Iowa students raise awareness of veteran suicide

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Student veterans from Nebraska and Iowa have joined together in a nine-day march to raise awareness of veteran suicide ahead of a football game between the two universities. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the student veteran organizations at the University of Nebraska-Linco

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-21 18:26:00

Tree of Love kickoff brings early holiday cheer

North Platte, Neb. (KNOP) - Wells Fargo hosted a holiday celebration to kick off the Tree of Love event which is sponsored by them, the North Platte Senior Center, and the North Platte area Ready to Serve Volunteer Program. The Tree of Love helps to bring the holiday spirit into the lives of North

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-22 00:00:00

Line-X sees business opportunity in North Platte with new store

One advantage of being a truck owner is the space in the back of your pick up. One new business in North Platte is looking to help you protect that area. Dave Harmon lived in North Platte for 11 years before decided to took a chance. That chance was starting his own Line-X shop in North Platte with

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-21 01:09:00

Lincoln County Commissioners form security committee

NORTH PLATTE. Neb. (KNOP) - Lincoln County Commissioners formed a security committee today at their regular meeting. The goal is to establish a committee which will advise the commissioners on areas of keeping Lincoln County building secure. A resolution passed to form the committee, and four indivi

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-21 03:06:00

Then & Now in the Northern Hills

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Nov. 20, 1907 Mrs. M. W. Read returned Saturday from Belle Fourche where she had been visiting for the past two weeks. While absent, Mrs. Read also visited in Deadwood and Lead and at the VVV Ranch. The phonograph sh

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 10:00:00

Rear-end accident leads to DWI charges for driver in Orchard Park

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Town of Attica woman is facing DWI and other charges following a rear-end accident Monday evening on Orchard Park Road near Milestrip Road. Brenda A. Jarvis was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI, and following too closely, as well as for having a half-empty bottle of Wil

WIVB - 2017-11-21 01:50:39

Orchard Park doctor charged with writing false prescriptions, identity theft

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A doctor who works at an Orchard Park pain management clinic has been arrested and charged by criminal complaint with obtaining controlled substances through fraud and identity theft. Dr. Paul Biddle, 53, of Amherst, faces a maximum of four years in prison for the drug charges

WIVB - 2017-11-21 19:53:47

LIVE STREAM: U.S. Attorney's office holds conference on arrest of Orchard Park doctor

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The U.S. Attorney's office is holding a news conference about the arrest of an Orchard Park pain management doctor. APP USERS | Tap here to watch the conference live. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The U.S. Attorney's office is holding a news conference about the arrest of an Orchard

WIVB - 2017-11-21 19:53:47

Buffalo police looking for missing 14-year-old girl

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police are looking for help finding a missing 14-year-old girl. Haley Urban, a Barnard St. resident, is 5'3" and 120 lbs. She has grey eyes, blonde hair and a tattoo of a smiley face on the middle finger of her right hand. Anyone who knows where she is, or where she ha

WIVB - 2017-11-21 13:46:15

Buffalo Police need your help ID'ing M&T Bank robbery suspect

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo Police are looking for the public's help to identify the bank robbery suspect picture above. Police say the man robbed the M&T Bank located on Main Street on Friday, November 17th. Anyone with information on his identity is asked to call or text the confidential tip li

WKBW-TV - 2017-11-21 17:10:22

Police: 17-year-old daughter, boyfriend killed her father

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police in upstate New York have charged a 17-year-old girl and her boyfriend in the slaying of the teen's father. Alexandria Heath and 19-year-old Romaine Jirdon, both of Buffalo, were arraigned Sunday on second-degree murder charges in the death of 58-year-old Thomas Heath. Bot

WIVB - 2017-11-20 11:42:14

Detectives connect local fast food robberies

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The man accused of robbing an Orchard Park Mighty Taco is now also accused of robbing a Subway in Newstead. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old Ryan Loos wore a mask and used a gun and a crowbar to rob the Subway restaurant on Main Road in the Town of Newstead on

WKBW-TV - 2017-11-21 19:52:17

Man charged in Mighty Taco robbery also accused in Subway holdup

A Marilla man charged with robbing a Mighty Taco in Orchard Park on Sunday has also been accused of robbing a Subway in Newstead earlier this month, according to the Erie County Sheriff's Office. Ryan Loos, 30, was already in the Erie County Holding Center on charges related to the Mighty Taco gunpo

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-21 21:31:07

Nolan, Wayton, Zuppa win seats on Upper Freehold Regional School District Board

Patrick Nolan, Michael Zuppa and Kurt Wayton have won three-year terms on the Upper Freehold Regional School District Board of Education. Nolan, of Upper Freehold Township, and Wayton, of Allentown, are members of the board. Zuppa, of Upper Freehold Township, is a newcomer who will join the panel in

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-21 19:04:26

Freehold church offers 'little libraries'

FREEHOLD - Residents of Freehold Borough and surrounding communities now have a new way to satisfy their craving for good books. Two mini-libraries are now in place outside the First Baptist Church of Freehold at the corner of West Main Street and Manalapan Avenue in the borough, according to a pres

PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-21 19:04:05

Letter: Freeholder sees a bright future for Essex County

The privilege of serving in public office is one of the highest honors in our nation, and one of my proudest professional achievements. I've committed my life to helping improve Essex County communities, and I'd like to thank our residents for allowing me to continue serving you as Essex County Fre

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-20 21:08:15