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 2020-06-01 21:21 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

City of Ralston, Sarpy county extends its curfew...

City of Ralston officials and Sarpy county officials have have extended its overnight curfews. Sarpy County and the cities of Bellevue, Gretna, La Vista, Papillion and Springfield have declared states of emergency with a curfew from 8:00 p. m. Monday, Jun...

 2020-06-01 21:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Over 1,600 coronavirus cases confirmed in Central District...

As the Central District enters into Phase I of the Directed Health Measure, the district is reporting the latest numbers as of Monday afternoon. A total of 1,620 COVID-19 cases have been reported. This compares to 1593 total cases on Friday. There was als...

 2020-06-01 20:33 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Legislative Democrats: Legislature 'long overdue' in addressing racial injustices in Iowa...

With lawmakers resuming the legislative session this week, Democratic leaders say Iowa needs to put forth legislation addressing racial inequalities in the state—an effort they call " long overdue" but necessary in light of the protests erup...

 2020-06-01 20:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Miss Rodeo Nebraska pageant canceled...

This year's Miss Rodeo Nebraska pageant has been called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association, this was decided with months of consideration after monitoring safety regulations recommended by health offi...

 2020-06-01 19:22 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Bar owner who fatally shot black protester will not be charged...

The Douglas County Attorney says the bar owner who fatally shot a black protester will not be charged. Monday afternoon, Don Kleine, Douglas County Attorney says there will be no charges for Jake Gardner, owner of the Gatsby. Gardner fatally shot 22-year-...

 2020-06-01 19:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bar owner who fatally shot black protester will not be charged...

The Douglas County Attorney says the bar owner who fatally shot a black protester will not be charged. Monday afternoon, Don Kleine, Douglas County Attorney says there will be no charges for Jake Gardner, owner of the Gatsby. Gardner fatally shot 22-year-...

 2020-06-01 18:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

More COVID-19 testing opportunities in Douglas County this week...

More COVID-19 testing opportunities will be offered this week according to the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD). The National Guard and TestNebraska are bringing testing to the drive-thru location that has been used in recent weeks at 4920 South 30...

 2020-06-01 18:07 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Old Market business district asks businesses to send employees home early...

The Omaha Downtown Improvement District is recommending businesses in the Old Market close early and send their employees home. It's ahead of a planned announcement from the Douglas County Attorney's office Monday afternoon about James Scurlock...

 2020-06-01 17:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Survey shows business leaders optimistic despite coronavirus...

A new survey suggests business leaders are optimistic the economy will start to recover later this year in a nine-state region of the Midwest and Plains despite the ongoing impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The region's overall economic index improv...

 2020-06-01 17:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney Public Library 7th Annual Edible Book Festival accepting submissions...
 2020-06-01 16:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hot Meals stepping back as other organizations continue food service in Buffalo County...

Free hot lunches for Buffalo County residents will be transitioned from Hot Meals USA to the Peterson Senior Activity Center starting on June 8. Hot Meals will serve through Saturday, June 6. Currently, Hot Meals has provided 1,500 meals daily and they ha...

 2020-06-01 16:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Principal Financial Group embracing remote work option in Grand Island...

Principal Financial Group will transition employees in four U. S. service locations—Cedar Falls and Mason City in Iowa, Spokane in Washington and Grand Island in Nebraska to work remotely on a permanent basis, while the group evaluates a return to t...

 2020-06-01 15:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska kicks off 1st day of lighter virus restrictions...

Nebraska bars, zoos, swimming pools and other public venues are now allowed to reopen even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to loom as a major public health threat. The new, lighter restrictions approved by Gov. Pete Ricketts went into effect Monday ...

 2020-06-01 14:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Government officials respond to the civil unrest following the death of George Floyd...

Nebraskan government officials have shared their response to the protests across the United States following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. U. S. Senator Deb Fischer stated, Like so many Nebraskans, I am horrified by the tragedy in M...

 2020-06-01 14:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV's GROW: May 31, 2020...

Some farmers can't catch a break. "It's been very, very depressing the last few days," said Sally Schuett, as she showed flooded fields in Merrick County. On this GROW, we hear from farmers dealing with too much water. Plus signup begins a...

 2020-06-01 12:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Third Douglas County corrections officer contracts COVID-19...

Officials say a third Douglas County Corrections employee has tested positive for COVID-19 as the number of virus cases continues to rise in the state. The ill corrections officer is recovering at home, said Corrections Director Mike Myers. The two other ...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Protests spark coronavirus fears in US; South Korea sees new cases...

The protests come as more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopen worldwide, increasing the risk of cross-infections....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Artist with autism thanks essential workers with balloon sculptures...

During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the balloon artist has used his sculptures to express gratitude to grocery store workers, mail carriers and healthcare workers....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

US heads into a new week shaken by violence and pandemic...

The Minneapolis officer who pressed his knee onto George Floyd's neck has been charged with murder, but protesters are demanding the other three officers at the scene be prosecuted. All four were fired....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

States, cities plead for virus aid as Congress faces crises...

The House's staggering $3 trillion package is mothballed in the Senate, where Republicans are focused instead on trimming unemployment benefits and getting Americans back to work. Quick action by Congress is skidding to a halt....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

St. Francis hospital in Grand Island to start allowing visitors...

CHI-St. Francis announced Monday that patients would be allowed one visitor at a time. Babies, minors are allowed two visitors....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

George Floyd's son: Violent protests solve nothing...

It wasn't until after Memorial Day, when news of George Floyd's death in police custody began circulating on television, that Quincy Mason Floyd learned of his father's death....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Officer who fired pepper balls at news crew during Louisville, Ky., protest reassigned pending investigation...

Louisville Metro police have identified an officer believed to have fired pepper balls at a WAVE 3 News crew....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Trump slams governors as ‘weak,’ urges crackdown on protests...

President Trump spoke to governors on a video teleconference Monday with law enforcement and national security officials,...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Biden meets with black leaders at church amid unrest...

Joe Biden met with community leaders at a predominantly African American church in Delaware Monday morning, leaving home for a second consecutive day to address exploding racial tensions that have begun to reshape the upcoming presidential election....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Nebraska kicks off 1st day of lighter virus restrictions...

Nebraska bars, zoos, swimming pools and other public venues were allowed to reopen Monday even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to loom as a major public health threat....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Semi driver accused of driving into Minneapolis protesters charged...

The man accused of driving his truck into a group of protesters in Minneapolis on Sunday is charged with assault....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

LIVE AT 1:30PM -- Douglas County attorney planning news conference; Scurlock family to make statement afterwards...

After several warnings to disperse and abide by the 8 p.m. curfew Sunday, dozens were arrested following the third night of protests in Omaha — the second in the Old Market area of downtown — according to an OPD report released Monday morning....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

LIVE at 2PM CT: Governor addresses riots and coronavirus concerns...

Monday afternoon, Governor Pete Ricketts will provide an update on the Sunday's protests and riots, as well as covering COVID-19 concerns....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Power outages across North Platte Monday...

The City is experiencing a power outage in several areas of the city. There is no known cause or time frame according to officials....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest...

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX have captured the flag left behind at the International Space Station nearly a decade ago by the last crew to launch from the U.S....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Family autopsy: Floyd asphyxiated by sustained pressure...

The family's autopsy differs from the official autopsy as described in a criminal complaint against the officer....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

North Platte High School breakfast and lunch to-go service to adjust hours for summer...

Multiple days worth of meals will be allowed to be picked up on certain days....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Lincoln County Courthouse reopens...

The Lincoln County Courthouse is opening back up, but with new guidelines. The Commissioners and City Officials agreed upon opening the building with recommendations for the community to social distance....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

$1million bond set for accused Grand Island shooter...

A judge Monday set bond at $1 Million for Antoine Johnson, 34, charged with attempted murder in connection with May 28 shooting of Gary Zierke III in east Grand Island....

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

GRAPHIC: Body-camera review leads to firing of 2 Atlanta officers...

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said at a news conference Sunday that she and police Chief Erika Shields decided to fire two officers and place three others on desk duty pending further investigation after reviewing body-camera footage of the Saturday night in...

 2020-06-01 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association calls off pageant...

The Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association will not have a pageant this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-06-01 03:51 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Protesters share their voices during peaceful protest...

Following certain cases of police brutality and racism across the nation, a group of protesters here in Nebraska organized their own march to have their voice heard. It's a call for action. A group of more than one hundred protesters from different ba...

 2020-06-01 03:27 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Peaceful protests at Malcolm X Memorial Foundation...

Sunday protesters gathered at the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation in solidarity of the death of George Floyd and 22-year-old James Scurlock. Hundreds of people met in the backyard of the historic building to peacefully protest. Dr. Nikitah Imani, Professor ...

 2020-06-01 03:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Solidarity vigil for meatpacking worker held in Lincoln...

Numerous protest in Lincoln included a solidarity vigil for meatpacking workers this weekend. Children said not enough is being done. The solidarity vigil is dedicated to meatpacking workers and other groups that organizers said need greater assistance fr...

 2020-06-01 01:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two new staff members at NDCS test positive for COVID-19...

Director Scott R. Frakes announced on Sunday that two staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) had tested positive for COVID-19. The staff members are employed at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) and are...

 2020-06-01 00:28 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Interstates are closed into Council Bluffs...

Iowa 511 has confirmed interstates are closed into Council Bluffs on Sunday. I-480: CB - I-480 @ Missouri River Bridge (20). (IOWA 551) They say exit 53B, interstate I-29, and US Route 6 are blocked because of emergency cars. I-480: Snow Plow Camera: Toda...

 2020-06-01 00:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Peaceful protests for George Floyd turn violent Saturday in Lincoln...

On Saturday, like in cities across the country, a crowd hundreds strong gathered in downtown Lincoln top protest the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. "It was some bull**** and that man should get the death penalty real talk," said one demon...

 2020-05-31 23:25 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Lincoln, Ralston, and Council Bluffs have issued city curfews...

Besides Omaha, other cities in Nebraska and cities in Iowa had protested over the weekend for justice of the murder of George Floyd. Lincoln, Ralson, and Council Bluffs have all issued curfews in response to peaceful protests that became violent. Lincoln&...

 2020-05-31 22:10 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Omaha's mayor has declared a State of Emergency...

After a protest in Omaha on Friday, in support of justice for George Floyd, and another protest on Saturday, MayorStothert declared a State of Emergency in Sunday's press conference. In Sunday's press conference, with ChiefSchmaderer, and Gov. Ric...

 2020-05-31 22:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha's mayor has declared a State of Emergency...

After a protest in Omaha on Friday, in support of justice for George Floyd, and another protest on Saturday, MayorStothert declared a State of Emergency in Sunday's press conference. In Sunday's press conference, with ChiefSchmaderer, and Gov. Ric...

 2020-05-31 21:48 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln mayor declares citywide curfew starting at 8 p.m....

The city of Lincoln's Mayor Gaylor Baird declared a citywide curfew starting at 8 p. m. Sunday. The curfew will be in effect until June 1 at 6 a. m. Mayor Baird made the announcement in a press conference to media Sunday afternoon. This decision comes...

 2020-05-31 18:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska sees new jump in coronavirus cases, COVID-19 deaths...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska continued Saturday to see an increase in novel coronavirus infections, with confirmed cases approaching 14,000. It also reported another six COVID-19-related deaths. State Department of Health and Human Services data sh...

 2020-05-31 18:37 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Man shot and killed during protest in Omaha...

A man was killed Saturday night in downtown Omaha, during the ongoing protest. The shooting happened just after 11 pm. Police reported hearing gunshots near 12th and Harney. Officers went there and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died...

 2020-05-31 18:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man shot and killed during protest in Omaha...

A man was killed Saturday night in downtown Omaha, during the ongoing protest. The shooting happened just after 11 pm. Police reported hearing gunshots near 12th and Harney. Officers went there and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died...

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