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North Platte charged with robbery

They must have wanted to start the year with a bang and stolen cash. Two North Platte men were charged Friday with trying to rob pedestrians by pulling up alongside and threatening them. Police have two separate reports, both on Jan. 1, police spokesman John Deal said. At 5:18 a.m., an officer on pa

NORTH PLATTE BULLETIN - 2018-01-19 23:59:59

North Platte students on a roll

Wow - I just read the Telegraph and was amazed at the number of North Platte middle and high school students who were on the honor roll. Probably this is an indication that the number of college graduates from North Platte will stagger the imagination in the coming years. Perhaps when grading scales

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-19 09:00:00

Snow and strong winds expected Sunday

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- Winter Storm Warnings are in place from Sunday morning through 12 p.m. Monday for North Platte and the surround area. Widespread heavy snow will be possible across Greater Nebraska Sunday afternoon through early Monday. Snow accumulations of 6" to 12" are possible, as is some

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-20 22:00:00

Newspaper carrier: 'A whale of a guy'

Nebraska has been in the midst of a prolonged frigid cramp. If the weather has not broken records for low temperatures, it has surely broken them for the number of below-zero days in a row. Yet, every morning that the North Platte Telegraph newspaper is published I receive a copy on my doorstep. Thi

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-20 09:00:00

Organizers pleased with 1st bazaar

Hundreds of people filled the halls of the Prairie Arts Center for an International Bazaar on Friday. The event was the first of its kind, organized by Yoko Lawing and Robert Derbyshire. Lawing is the founder of North Platte Connect, which aims to give residents from foreign countries social opportu

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-20 09:00:00

Uptick in storage unit thefts makes customers wary

As law enforcement investigates an increase in storage unit thefts, managers and owners of the units say business is still strong - but customers are wary. Since July 2017, North Platte police have recorded about 45 cases of theft from storage units, Investigator John Deal said. While several units

NORTH PLATTE TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-19 09:00:00

Ogallala couple kidney donor and recipient - but not to each other

North Platte, NEB. (KNOP) - Judy Nowak dealt with bad kidneys for most of her life. By 2016 her only functioning kidney was at 23 percent. Doctor's told her that she would have to get on a transplant list or go on dialysis soon. Doctors also told Judy that she could be on the list for 7-10 years b

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-19 04:00:00

Cities prepare for Sunday snow storm

NORTH PLATTE/GOTHENBURG, Neb. (KNOP) - North Platte's 911 Dispatch Center issues two alerts Saturday evening. People in Gothenburg are under a snow emergency from Sunday, at 6 PM, until Monday evening at 6 PM. In North Platte, officials issued a snow alert. They want people living along snow emerge

KNOPNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-21 04:27:00

Two teens killed in crash in Silver Springs

Two teenagers died in a high-speed crash in Silver Springs Friday evening. Florida Highway Patrol troopers identified the victims as William Wetherington, 16, of Silver Springs, and Katherine Livengood, 17, of Belleview. Troopers said they were Lake Weir High School students. Wetherington was pronou

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-20 04:32:24

Florida Man Busted For DUI After Mistaking Bank Drive-Thru For Taco Bell

SPRING HILL, FL - Sometimes, after a few, ummm, lots of drinks, nothing sounds as tasty as some greasy, hot fast food, amirite? Well, if you're in a situation where you have to drive to satisfy that craving, better pick up that delicious meal you're going to regret while you can still differentiate

CRIMEFEED.COM - 2018-01-19 13:30:24

17-year-old from Belleview killed in crash in Ocala National Forest

A 17-year-old from Belleview was killed in a crash Friday in the Ocala National Forest. Katherine Livengood was pronounced dead at Ocala Regional Medical Center. She had been a passenger in a 2001 Chrysler 300 driven by William Wetherington of Silver Springs when the accident occurred at 5:51 a.m.,

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 12:17:52

Lady Lake woman arrested on drug charges after spotted driving without headlights

Brianna Johnson A Lady Lake woman was arrested on drug charges after she was spotted driving without headlights. Briana Rachele Johnson, 22, had been driving at 1 a.m. Friday at Palm Street and Lemon Street when a Lake County sheriff's deputies noticed she was driving without headlights. Johnson att

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:02:34

Man charged with ammunition possession by a felon

Marion County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a 47-year-old Summerfield man on Friday for 53 counts of possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of possession of a firearm by respondent to injunction. Sgt. Donald Buie

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-20 23:36:49

Man arrested after snatching sleeping mother's car in Village of Silver Lake

Keith Nicholas Barnum A 39-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly snatched his sleeping mother's car keys in the Village of Silver Lake. The woman contacted Lady Lake police after her 2007 Hyundai Sonata and her son, Keith Nicholas Barnum, went missing on Jan. 4. Barnum's girlfriend called the

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 20:50:30

Allstate conducting investigation of employee charged with fraud

DUNNELLON - Allstate Insurance Company officials are looking into alleged irregularities regarding one of its employees arrested Thursday for forging documents that state one of its customers was going to gift the employee cash to open his own business. Cathy Mayo, field corporate relations manager

STAR-BANNER - 2018-01-20 21:26:50

Dover man identified as person who drowned at Eagle's Nest near Weeki Wachee

Eagle's Nest near Weeki Wachee in Hernando County. WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. (WFLA) - Authorities have identified the person who drowned in a cave system near Weeki Wachee as 53-year-old Davin Brannon of Dover. The Hernando County Sheriff's Office was called to Eagle's Nest just after noon on Saturday fo

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-20 18:54:31

Police Say 'Low Level' HAZMAT Response Called to Clean Up Propane Leak in North Aurora Crash

North Aurora Police officials say the intersection of Mitchell Rd. and Bilter Rd. should be back open early this afternoon, after a three vehicle crash involving a truck carrying propane caused some of a 500 gallon tank of propane to leak. Police say that a low-level HAZMAT response was called in to

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 15:49:00

Naperville Women's March Canceled: Report

NAPERVILLE, IL - Naperville Women's March Action has canceled its plans for a march in downtown Naperville on Sunday, according to the Chicago Tribune. The event was to take place a day after the Women's Women's March on Chicago, a "March to the Polls" held one year after the inaugural event that dr

PATCH - 2018-01-20 20:00:38

Man Cuts Hand Trying To Throw Crack & Heroin Out Window: Cops

AURORA, IL - Authorities snagged over 200 grams of heroin, almost 129 grams of weed, 13 grams of crack and $584 in cash at a house on the 200 block of Plum Street. Vincent J. Lewis, 31, who lives in the apartment, was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, intent t

PATCH - 2018-01-19 19:56:39

Ex-Teacher Recorded Self Masturbating Into Students' Shoes: Cops

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL - A Glendale Heights man and former teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for possessing child pornography, according to the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office. Andrew Clarke, 29, plead guilty to two counts of possession of child p

PATCH - 2018-01-20 00:01:15