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 2019-07-24 02:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha police ask for help locating 85-year-old with dementia...

An Endangered Missing Advisory has been activated for Leo Pezdirtz of Omaha. According to the advisory, Pezdirtz is an 85-year-oldwhite man, approximately 5' 10", around 140 pounds, with white hair and hazel eyes. He is missing from the 3600 block...

 2019-07-24 02:43 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

$3 million study gives Army Corps of Engineers flood prevention options...

Spring floods cost people their homes, businesses, and did millions of dollars worth of damage for people living along Papillion Creek, but the Army Corps of Engineers is working on a plan to keep from happening again. Tuesday the Corps hosted a public me...

 2019-07-24 02:39 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Police needs help in finding missing Omaha man with Alzheimer's and Dementia...

Omaha Police Investigators are asking for help in locating a missing person who suffers from Alzheimers and Dementia. The missing man is 85-year-old Leo Pezdirotz. He was last seen at his home around South Omaha roughly after 2:00 p. m. Monday, July 22nd....

 2019-07-24 02:30 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

2020 budget plans include fixing roads, funding law enforcement and more...

People in Omaha are now hearing where their tax money will be going. The 2020 budget plan is showing more work being done for roads, trash companies and more. Tuesday morning, Mayor Jean Stothert released the budget and stated it was planned down to the p...

 2019-07-24 01:55 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Back to School: Dress Code Policy...

Back to school shopping is on the minds of many parents and students as the new school year gets closer. Parents said as they're starting to get those back to school clothing items, one of the more important things is making sure the articles of cloth...

 2019-07-24 01:03 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Vice President Mike Pence pushes for ratifying Mexico-Canada trade deal in Iowa...

Vice President Mike Pence during his latest visit to Iowa on Tuesday promoted the new trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada---calling on Congress to ratify the deal by the end of the year. Pence touted the deal---known as the USMCA-...

 2019-07-24 00:45 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Summer camp teaches special needs kids how to ride a bike...

They say you never forget how to ride a bike, but for people with Down Syndrome or Autism, they might not get the chance to learn in the first place. That's why the iCan Bike Camp is stepping up to teach kids with special needs how to ride a bike. The...

 2019-07-24 00:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Attorney General sues Hilton for alleged deception of prices...

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson filed a lawsuit against Hilton, a hotel company, for hiding the true price of hotel rooms from consumers and charging hidden resort fees to increase profits. The Attorney General alleges that Hilton's deceptive ...

 2019-07-23 23:51 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Nebraska AG sues Hilton for deceiving consumers about true price of rooms...

Today, Attorney General Doug Peterson's office says he filed a lawsuit against Hilton, a multinational hotel company, for hiding the true price of hotel rooms from consumers and charging hidden resort fees to increase profits. The Attorney General all...

 2019-07-23 23:04 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Zoo releases endangered frog species to restored Mississippi habitat...

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium says that it was was a part of the fourth and most successful release of zoo-bred dusky gopher frogs. The Zoo released 622 froglets of the critically endangered species into a restored habitat in Mississippi. Of t...

 2019-07-23 22:46 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Wyoming governor declares emergency amid irrigation failure...

FORT LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor has declared a state of emergency while local irrigation managers in Wyoming and Nebraska look for ways to fix to an irrigation system failure that has affected a wide swath of cropland at the peak of...

 2019-07-23 22:38 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hall County fires assistant road director, places highway boss on probation...

The Hall County Highway Superintendent is on probation, and the county board has fired his assistant. The Hall County board met behind closed doors for almost two hours on Tuesday. Public Works Director Steve Riehle, who also serves as highway superintend...

 2019-07-23 22:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Husker football player cited for possession of marijuana...

A Husker football player has been issued a drug citation. A university spokesperson told NTV News that Myles Farmer was cited Monday night for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. The spokesperson says a community service officer smelled the po...

 2019-07-23 21:23 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Man sentenced to up to 115 years for second degree murder, weapons charges...

A man found guilty of shooting and killing an Omaha woman in 2018 will spend at least 77 years behind bars. Marcus Wheeler was sentenced on two separate counts Tuesday afternoon: 70-100 years on Second Degree Murder and 7-15 years on using a firearm to co...

 2019-07-23 21:14 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Douglas County Health Dept. reports its first case of West Nile virus...

The Douglas County Health Department reports its first human case of West Nile Virus in Douglas County for 2019. The DCHD says the individual with West Nile virus is a man over 50 years of age. Officials say the man was not hospitalized. According to the ...

 2019-07-23 20:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Registrations filling up for Dave Griek's Sixth Annual LOSS Scramble...

Dave Griek's sixth annual LOSS Scramble is less than a month away and there's only seven spots left as registrations are filling up quickly. Once again presented by the Central Nebraska LOSS Team, NTV and Younes Hospitality, this is a four-on-four...

 2019-07-23 20:01 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

DEA says it has seen a 31 percent increase in meth seizures...

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Omaha Division says that it has seen a 31 percent increase in methamphetamine seizures in 2019. The DEA reports approximately 1,437 pounds, valued at an estimated $9 million dollars have been collected across the ...

 2019-07-23 19:14 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tuesday's Market Report with KRVN, July 23...

Clay Patton with KRVN, joined us with your latest market numbers and agriculture headlines....

 2019-07-23 19:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Auction held for Bertrand boy battling leukemia...

As a Bertrand boy battles leukemia, he'll still have a presence at the Phelps County Fair. Nebraska Extension's Mike Scholz, the father of Garret who suffers from leukemia, and Marie Ford, Garret's classmate joined us on NTV's Noon Show to...

 2019-07-23 18:45 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Five Finger Death Punch is coming to Omaha in December...

Five Finger Death Punch will come to Omaha during their Fall 2019 U. S Arena Headlining Tour. The band will be performing at the CHI Health Center Omaha on Saturday, Dec. 4th. Tickets can be purchased on their website fivefingerdeathpunch. com. Ticket pre...

 2019-07-23 18:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gibbon residents worry blockages to Wood River's flow may cause more floods...

After the first flood they were told it was a 100 year flood, something that probably only happens once in their lifetime. After the second flood they were told it was a 1000 year flood, an extreme natural event that could not be reasonably prevented. But...

 2019-07-23 18:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Access routes to Kea Lake closed...

A high water level has caused a closure to a lake just north of the Viaero Event Center in Kearney. City of Kearney officials said the access routes to Kea Lake have closed until further notice. For more information please contact the Kearney Park and Rec...

 2019-07-23 18:30 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Retired colonel sends engraved dog tags in honor of fallen Nebraska state trooper...

Point 27, an Atlanta-based global nonprofit, says it has sent scripture-inscribed dog tags to the Nebraska State Patrol in honor of fallen State Trooper and Army veteran Jerry Louis Smith, Jr. Smith was killed in a vehicle crash June 20. Point 27 also sen...

 2019-07-23 18:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Omaha officials see increase in methamphetamine busts...

As methamphetamine busts increased by 31 percent in 2019, the prices for the drug have gone down. The Drug Enforcement Administration Omaha Division said approximately 1,437 pounds of meth was collected across the region in the first six months of the yea...

 2019-07-23 18:03 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Local dentist office to offer free dental work for uninsured, under-insured...

Premier Dental says it will host its sixth annual charitable event, "Dentistry From The Heart", on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Premier Dental says employees and volunteers will provide free dental care on a first-come, first-served basis for adults who ar...

 2019-07-23 18:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Neb. lawmakers praise new Secretary of Defense...

The U. S. Senate confirmed Mark Esper as secretary of defense Tuesday with help from Nebraska's senators. The vote was 90 to 8. Republican Senator Deb Fischer, a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said she supported the nomination. ...

 2019-07-23 17:20 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island City Council members meet for budget planning...

A busy night is planned for the Grand Island City Council. On Monday they will be talking about a budget to strategize on negotiations with the Firefighters Union. Also, a decision will be made on whether to declare Area 30 between 4th and 5th Streets and...

 2019-07-23 17:12 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

State Patrol: Missing woman found with injuries in Nebraska...

RAPID CITY, S. D. (AP) — A missing South Dakota woman has been found in Nebraska and her ex-boyfriend has been arrested for assaulting her. The 21-year-old Rapid City woman was being treated for "significant injuries" at Chadron Community Ho...

 2019-07-23 16:55 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

UPDATE: Hwy 34 closed in both directions because of crash with two fatalities...

UPDATE: The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that two men have died at the scene of the crash. The Sheriff's Office says they are still investigating the crash. PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Highway 34 is closed from east to west near Highway 75 T...

 2019-07-23 16:36 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

State Patrol: Missing woman found with injuries in Nebraska...

RAPID CITY, S. D. (AP) — A missing South Dakota woman has been found in Nebraska and her ex-boyfriend has been arrested for assaulting her. The 21-year-old Rapid City woman was being treated for "significant injuries" at Chadron Community Ho...

 2019-07-23 16:35 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Former Fontenelle Elementary teacher sentenced for sexually abusing children...

A former Fontenelle Elementary first grade teacher will spend decades behind bars for sexually assaulting children. Gregory Sedlacek pleaded guilty in May to three counts of First Degree Sexual Assault on a child. Tuesday morning, Judge James Gleason sent...

 2019-07-23 16:04 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

380,000-chicken facility proposed in Lancaster County...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed poultry farm that could house up to 380,000 chickens already faces opposition as Lancaster County officials considers new regulations for large livestock operations. Sunset Poultry LLC applied earlier this month for a...

 2019-07-23 15:43 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Man robs Kwik Shop at gunpoint...

The Omaha Police Department says a man robbed at gunpoint a Kwik Shop near 32nd and Q Street Monday night. Police say officers spoke with an employee who said a man wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans, and white shoes walked in a Kwik Shop with a shotgu...

 2019-07-23 15:36 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Man robbed in his apartment, badly injured from gun shots...

The Omaha Police Department says that one person was shot during a robbery near 40th and Hamilton Street late Monday. Officers say they went to an apartment complex at 11:36 p. m. and found 61-year-old, Dennis Ruisch with a gunshot wound. Police say that ...

 2019-07-23 15:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Man imprisoned for setting fires but not letting wife flee...

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A 27-year-old man has been given five to 10 years in prison for trying to set his North Platte home on fire but not letting his wife leave. Lincoln County District Court records say Lucas Vollmer was sentenced Monday. He...

 2019-07-23 13:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Teen takes plea deal for slaying of Lincoln man...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A teenager has taken a plea deal for the fatal shooting of a Lincoln man. Lancaster County District Court records say 17-year-old Natavian Morton pleaded no contest Monday to manslaughter and a weapons crime. Prosecutors lowered...

 2019-07-23 13:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Former teacher gets 10-20 years for child porn possession...

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A former suburban Omaha middle school teacher has been given 10 to 20 years for possessing hundreds of images of child pornography. Sarpy County District Court records say 46-year-old Roger Jaeger was sentenced Monday in Papill...

 2019-07-23 13:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Tuesday's Farming Today with KRVN, July 23...

Bryce Doeschot with KRVN, joined us to share your latest agriculture headlines and market numbers....

 2019-07-23 12:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Outdoor Files: Mid-summer activities kicking off...

Ralph Wall with Nebraska Game and Parks announced a few outdoor activities that families can look forward to. According to Ralph Wall, "Indian Cave State Park is one of Nebraska's largest and most beautiful parks. And this forested attraction alon...

 2019-07-23 12:08 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Craft Ladies: Lanterns for outdoors...

Craft Lady Grandma Betty with the Kearney Walmart, joined us to share tips on creating an easy outdoor lantern using mason jars and plastic drinking cups....

 2019-07-23 11:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Howard County Sheriff presents 911 emergency text services...

Getting immediate help from the Emergency Dispatch Center has just improved with a texting service that was announced by the Howard County Sheriff's Office. The upgraded emergency feature is the TEXT-TO-911 service, for those who need help but obvious...

 2019-07-23 11:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Authorities say man died in southeast Nebraska ATV accident...

TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old man died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in southeast Nebraska. The Johnson County attorney's office says first responders were sent Saturday afternoon to a farm field southwest of Tecumseh....

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Boy, 3, dies after falling into grease trap at N.Y. fast food restaurant...

Police believe the 3-year-old stepped on the unsecured lid of the grease trap, causing it to open up and trap him below....

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

GRAPHIC: Heroic neighbor saves 6-year-old boy from pit bull attack in Texas...

The 19-year-old ran directly at the dog, getting its attention, so the 6-year-old could escape inside, as seen in surveillance video....

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Puerto Ricans worry about future if embattled governor stays...

Gov. Ricardo Rossell dug his heels in late Monday after what seems to have been the biggest protest the island has seen in nearly two decades, saying he has already apologized and made amends following the leak of an offensive, obscenity-laden online chat...

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

FBI director likely to face questions on Mueller probe in testimony before Senate committee...

Republicans are likely to spend time questioning the FBI director about Peter Strzok, an FBI agent who helped lead the Trump investigation and exchanged anti-Trump text messages during the 2016 election with an FBI lawyer....

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK's next prime minister...

It will be a huge upset if the winner is not Johnson, who has promised to succeed where Theresa May failed and lead the U.K. out of the European Union....

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Man imprisoned for setting fires, not letting wife flee...

A 27-year-old man has been given five to 10 years in prison for trying to set his North Platte home on fire while not letting his wife leave....

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Trump threatens Guatemala after its court blocks asylum deal...

President Donald Trump is threatening Guatemala over immigration after its high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States....

 2019-07-23 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

USDA rule could affect food stamp eligibility for 3 million...

Under current law, states may confer eligibility for food stamps, officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, if they meet income and other requirements for TANF....

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