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UPDATE: I-80 closed between Grand Island and Seward

Interstate 80 is closed in both directions between Grand Island and Seward. The Nebraska State Patrol reports there are several crashes in that 70 mile stretch and ask that people not attempt to travel in these severe conditions.


Seward County sheriff's deputy arrested on suspicion of sexual assault resigns

A Seward County sheriff's deputy who was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault has resigned. Nicholas Bridgmon, 30, of Pleasant Dale, resigned Friday, according to a press release from Sheriff Michael Vance.


Blizzard Conditions Hit Area – I-80 Closed Grand Island to Seward

Blizzard conditions have moved into the Lincoln area with heavy snow and increasing winds. Winds at the Lincoln airport have been reported at a steady 30 mph with gusts to 43 mph. The National Weather Service’s latest update is below.


Photos: Blizzard takes aim at eastern Nebraska

Roads, sidewalks very slick after Friday drizzle; winter weather advisory in effect until noon. In midtown Omaha, main roads were wet but drivable. Side roads were icy.


Nebraska Deputy Charged With Sex Assault Linked to 5 Others

OMAHA, Neb. — A Nebraska sheriff's deputy charged with sexually assaulting a woman more than a decade ago now is linked to at least five other victims before he joined the department in 2015, according to court records.


2-22 Girls High School basketball district finals

2-22 Girls High School basketball district final highlights and reaction. WATCH:. Ft. Lincoln Southwest, Lincoln Pius X, Lincoln Southeast, Lincoln Northeast, Lincoln High, Lincoln Christian, Fillmore Central, Adams Central, Milford, Sterling.


Polygraph test uncovers reported sexual assaults

10/11 NOW is learning more about why a Seward County sheriff's deputy was arrested for sexual assault. A probable cause affidavit filed in Johnson County Court show all of this came out during Nicholas Bridgmon's pre-employment polygraph test in November as he was applying to the Nebraska State Patr


Nebraska man faces two counts of first-degree murder after Thursday shootings in Holdrege

A 45-year-old man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting deaths of two men in Holdrege, Nebraska. Deputy Phelps County Attorney Natalie Nelsen on Friday announced the charges against Manuel Gomez of Holdrege. Gomez was arrested Thursday after the shoo


University of Nebraska Medical Center dean's list

The University of Nebraska Medical Center has announced its fall 2018 dean’s list for students enrolled in nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and the allied health professions of medical resonance imaging, medical laboratory science and radiography.


Haarms helps No. 15 Purdue slip past Nebraska

Matt Haarms scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked four shots to lead No. 15 Purdue to a hard-fought 75-72 win over Nebraska on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb. Ryan Cline scored 13 and had five boards and five assists to help offset another cold-shooting game from the Big Ten’s leading scorer


Mayor declares snow emergency in Lincoln

The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln. Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, parking is banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets. For a map of these routes, visit https://snow.lincoln.ne.gov/.


Nebraska Baseball vs Oregon State Game Thread

Nebraska (3-1) vs. No. 7 Oregon State (4-0) Due to rain, Game 1 was moved to Feb 22 at 2 pm. Kyle Perry (0-0) vs. Kevin Abel (0-0) Game 2: Friday, Feb. 22 (To follow game 1) Chad Luensmann (0-0) vs. Bryce Fehmel (1-0)


Students gather for Adams County Spelling Bee

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - Things got s-t-r-e-s-s-e-d for a group of students honing their spelling skills Friday in Hastings. More than 200 kids from second grade all the way to eighth grade converged on the new Adams Central Elementary School for the Adams County Spelling Bee.


Nebraska county seeks help in paying $28M judgment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska lawmaker is looking to help a southeastern county pay a $28 million federal judgment owed to six people wrongfully convicted for a 1985 slaying.


Nebraska state senator faces backlash for referring to American flag as 'a rag'

LINCOLN, Neb. — A Nebraska state senator is under fire from his fellow lawmakers after referring to the American flag as a "rag" during debate. Sen. Ernie Chambers (I-Omaha) made the comments while discussing LB 399 , a bill that would update social studies requirements for Nebraska students. Chambe


Family loses its entire barn and several animals in fire

LINCOLN, Neb. - Nicole Zurcher says her family wants to send a big 'Thank you" to the firefighters in Dorchester and Friend, who kept her rough night from getting worse. On Tuesday, her family's barn caught fire, but because of the quick action of the firefighters, there was no damage to her house,


Players to watch, keys to victory for Nebraska vs. Purdue basketball

Radio: 590 AM (Omaha), 1400 AM (Lincoln) Trending: Up. Purdue has won 13 of its last 15 games since Dec. 20. The Boilermakers are on a roll. Most recently, they beat Indiana in a rock fight Tuesday, 48-46. After a 9-6 start, Purdue has a real shot at a Big Ten title and will be a dangerous team in t


Jim McKee: A lot's popped up in Block 64 in Lincoln

Time tends to march on, ever faster, so for many Lincolnites the photo above represents a landmark that must still be there … and yet isn’t. The entire block has been evolving, sometimes rapidly, other times in other parts, and it remains the same until you scratch below the surface and find another


Monolith investing millions in Nebraska in reinventing the carbon black industry

Carbon black is everywhere. It reinforces the tires on motorists’ cars and colors the ink in writers’ pens. It’s in dark-hued plastic silverware and eyeliner. Cellphone batteries and rubber soles and printer toner contain carbon black, as do many other rubber products and almost anything that’s blac


Brace for snow and wind Saturday

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A strong low pressure system and upper level trough should move into and through the area Friday and Saturday. Precipitation will be likely Friday and Saturday. For most of Nebraska, it looks to be mainly snow.