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 2019-05-26 23:03 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Hazardous waste pick up scheduled for flood affected areas of Mills County...

Hazardous Household Waste will be collected from flood affected homes in unincorporated areas of Mills County and Pacific Junction. The collection is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29. Officials say the waste should be sealed in containers and "placed i...

 2019-05-26 22:23 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island man behind bars after reportedly firing gunshots...

52-year-old Galo Bascope was arrested after the Grand Island Police said they responded to an apartment complex parking lot on Sunday morning after reported gunshots fired. The Grand Island Police Department (GIPD) said they responded to North Elm Street ...

 2019-05-26 17:10 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Ex-Iowa teacher convicted in student sex abuse case...

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A former western Iowa art teacher and track coach accused of groping and having other sexual contact with a female student has been convicted of two counts. Prosecutors in Mills County say a jury convicted 40-year-old Christoph...

 2019-05-26 17:06 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Omaha museum already on hunt for donated Christmas tree...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Just as summer is finally coming into view in Nebraska, an Omaha museum is kicking off its search for the perfect Christmas tree. The Durham Museum is searching for the official tree for its annual Christmas at Union Station celeb...

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Brothers, 5 and 6, found dead at bottom of Fla. swimming pool...

The family members who made the discovery, including the boys' mother, pulled the siblings from the water and began CPR, but it was too late....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Boy’s biological father arrested in case of missing Ore. mother, 3-year-old son...

The 52-year-old was arrested on charges of aggravated murder and kidnapping, as police continue the search for the missing mother and son....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Deaths reported after likely tornado rips through Oklahoma town...

Crews were expected to arrive in El Reno to determine the severity of the damage to the town....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Oklahoma tornado kills two and injures at least 29...

Authorities say two people were killed and more than two dozen were injured when a tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a nearby mobile home park west of Oklahoma City....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Big priorities fall by wayside as Nebraska session nears end...

Nebraska lawmakers will end their session this week with a new state budget and dozens of laws passed, but many priorities fell by the wayside and sent senators back to the drawing board....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Auction of private meal with Warren Buffett starts Sunday...

Billionaire Warren Buffett is again auctioning off a private lunch to raise money for a California homeless charity....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Memorial Day faces possibility of severe thunderstorms...

The first half of Memorial Day looks calm and clear but then another batch of storms will cross the region, with a few more severe storms will be possible....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Officer hit with trash can during brawl at California high school...

A high school in Stockton, California went on lockdown after a brawl between students and teachers; a trash can was thrown at responding police....

 2019-05-26 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Vacationers brave the storm at Lake McConaughy...

Vacationers at Lake McConaughy aren't letting the bad weather ruin their fun....

 2019-05-26 03:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farmers' Market opens this weekend...

The Kearney Farmer's Market opened for its first weekend day of business at the Hilltop Mall and many locals started off their Memorial Day weekend there. Several vendors had veggie, lots of meat and many tempting baked goods they grown and make at th...

 2019-05-26 03:11 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Summer park safety as splash pads and pools open this weekend...

As local splash pads and pools open throughout the city this weekend, Kearney Park and Recreation want to remind residents to play it safe in the water and on city equipment. Basic rules like no running and no food near water or playground equipment helps...

 2019-05-26 02:19 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

National Missing Children's Day May 25...

Each year there are over 400,000 reports of missing children in the United States. Today, the Nebraska Attorney General and parents and guardians across the county are asking you to help bring them home. According to the National Center for Missing and Ex...

 2019-05-26 02:06 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

GIPD investigates single vehicle fatality...

The Grand Island Police Department (GIPD) is investigating a fatality accident involving a single motorist at 13th and North Road, according to officials. North Road will be closed for several hours, according to GIPD. Residents are encouraged to find an ...

 2019-05-25 22:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Stuhr Museum a member of the Hall of Fame...

The Stuhr Museum is now a member of the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. According to TripAdvisor, over the past five years, Stuhr has maintained a four and a half star rating on the site. The museum currently has over 200 reviews many of them saying they highly...

 2019-05-25 21:29 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Street closure for Mosanic All-Star Band Camp...

The City of Kearney will close portions of streets for a special event conducted by the Masonic All-Star Marching Band Camp. The following streets will be closed on:Wednesday, May 29, at 6:30 p. m. and Thursday, May 30, at 1:15 p. m. for University Drive....

 2019-05-25 20:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two arrested in motorcycle speed enforcement...

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and officers from the Omaha Police Department (OPD) arrested two riders following separate pursuits in Omaha, Friday evening into Saturday morning. "This was a great team effort to start the summer-long en...

 2019-05-25 19:50 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Boat cleaning station installed at Lewis and Clark Lake...

WEST YANKTON, Neb. (AP) — A boat cleaning station has been installed at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area's Weigand Marina in northern Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says Lewis and Clark Lake is infested with zebra mussels ...

 2019-05-25 19:00 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

AG Peterson urges DOE to automatically discharge disabled vets' student loans...

Attorney General Doug Peterson says that today, he joined a group of 51 attorneys general in urging the U. S. Department of Education (DOE) to automatically forgive the student loans of veterans who became totally and permanently disabled in connection wi...

 2019-05-25 13:00 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau extends finance class to active-duty service members...

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) says it has expanded its Misadventures in Money Management financial education tool to active-duty servicemembers. The CFPD says the 'Misadventures in Money Management' (MIMM. gov) was initially crea...

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

40 years ago Saturday, 273 people lost their lives in US’ deadliest plane accident...

On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191 took off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport bound for Los Angeles....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo...

This trip, the first of two President Donald Trump is expected to make to Japan in the next six weeks, is more of a social call meant to highlight the alliance between Japan and the United States and the friendship between their leaders....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Police hunt for suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon...

Police issued an appeal for witnesses Saturday with a photo of a man with a bike caught on video surveillance....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Hiker missing for more than 2 weeks in Hawaii found alive...

Amanda Eller was last seen 17 days ago, and her family says she's in remarkably good shape....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Saturday is National Wine Day...

Wine has been around for thousands of years. Back in 2007, researchers discovered the remnants of a winery in what's now Armenia that was in operation more than 6,000 years ago....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Teenager pushes double-amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning...

Greg Beck, who is in a wheelchair, was trying to get home during a severe storm warning. Seth Philips hopped out of his mother's car and pushed Beck home....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Burger King wants to help customers pay off student loan debt...

There are 300 prizes, some of which award $500 to winners....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Neighborhood throws party to say goodbye to retiring mailman...

More than 300 people showed up to the celebration to say goodbye to Floyd Martin, who served the neighborhood for almost 35 years....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices...

Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut next year....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Fishing at the golf course...

It was the Youth Fishing Day hosted by the North Platte Optimists....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes...

For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Multiple riders arrested in motorcycle speed enforcement...

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol and officers from the Omaha Police Department worked together Friday evening into Saturday morning on an operation focused on excessively speeding motorcycles....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $418 million...

Statistically, you only have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the big one....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Torrential rain doesn’t stop sentinels from placing flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier...

A soldier from the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment continued to place flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during severe weather on Wednesday....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

High water impacting travel on I-29 near Nebraska City exit...

If your holiday weekend is taking you south of the metro, there are some travel restrictions to keep in mind along I-29....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Bill Yoast, legendary coach portrayed in ‘Remember The Titans,’ passes away at 94...

Yoast was famously portrayed by Will Patton in the 2000 film "Remember The Titans," which followed T.C. Williams' 1971 integration and football season....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

Actor Jon Voight: Trump is the greatest president since Lincoln...

The 80-year-old movie star has been a vocal supporter of Trump. In fact, this isn't even the first time he has likened Trump to Lincoln....

 2019-05-25 04:00 

KNOP-TV

[ North Platte ]

’Aggressive’ squirrel addicted to cheese-flavored snacks at Seattle park...

Crackers, Cheetos, chips if it's cheese-flavored, the squirrel will go after it....

 2019-05-25 03:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Bill raising the age for smoking and vaping passed...

A bill raising the age for smoking and vaping passed Friday. The bill introduced by Grand Island Senator, Dan Quick, raises the legal age from 18 to 19 for purchasing and possessing vapor products, flavored liquids containing nicotine and tobacco products...

 2019-05-25 03:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hemp bill passed by Legislature...

Nebraskans may grow, process and handle hemp and hemp products in the state under a bill passed by the Legislature Friday. Congress legalized the cultivation and sale of hemp with the 2018 Farm Bill by removing it from the federal Controlled Substances Ac...

 2019-05-25 03:10 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska Brass holds concert in Kearney...

They say music is good for the soul. Kearney residents had the chance to hear the beautiful sounds of Nebraska Brass Friday. The group made a stop in town as part of a state tour which features harpist Anita Clark Jaynes. Organizers said they are excited ...

 2019-05-25 01:11 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Fremont County braces for more flooding after dam release...

Towns hit by severe flooding in March are now getting ready to be hit with even more water. Thursday the Army Corps of Engineers announced they would begin releasing an extra 4,488,311 gallons of water from Gavins Point Dam each minute and that water is q...

 2019-05-25 00:30 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Douglas County Health to use larvicide to prevent the spread of West Nile Virus...

The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) says it is using larvicide in breeding ponds to prevent the spread of the West Nile virus in Douglas County. The DCHD says that Nebraska reported a nation-high 245 cases last year with 11 deaths including one in...

 2019-05-24 23:57 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Kearney residents react to construction for fence at YRTC...

Kearney residents say they will feel safer in the next few months as construction has begun on a fence going around some of the YRTC campus. The construction, which began this month, was approved due to LB485, which helped provide two million dollars in f...

 2019-05-24 23:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Driver arrested in Lincoln crash that killed passenger...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln police say a driver has been arrested in a crash last month that killed her passenger. Police say 22-year-old Deja Webster was arrested Friday on suspicion of motor vehicle homicide in the April 27 crash that killed 20-y...

 2019-05-24 23:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Troopers focus on impaired driving in Greeley County...

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are putting an extra focus on drunk driving in Greeley County this weekend. The main area of focus will be the Spalding area as people attempt to break a world record at the Crazy Rayz River Bash, accourding t...

 2019-05-24 22:20 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Governor Reynolds vetoes medical cannabis expansion bill...

Governor Kim Reynolds vetoed a bill that would have expanded Iowa's medical cannabis program to include more providers and more potent cannabis products. Reynolds released a statement with her decision late Friday afternoon, saying "Iowa must proc...

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