Ruling Allows Girl To Testify Against Nebraska City Preacher

NEBRASKA CITY- District Judge Julie Smith has ruled in favor of prosecutors seeking to provide the testimony of a second alleged victim at the trial of Nebraska City preacher Larry Mullins. Nebrask... Read More

Second Person Convicted in Beatrice Gas Station Burglary

BEATRICE – A second defendant has been convicted in a burglary last January, of Nick’s Shell Convenience store in Beatrice. 20-year-old Austin Watts, of Pawnee City pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of attempted burglary, as part of a ple... Read More

BEATRICE – Local business representatives were introduced to O-Zone Vision on Wednesday, a planned video board and sound system upgrade….that will provide another avenue for support of the school system and students. Superintendent Jason Alexa... Read More

Farmer Would Withdraw Plea Over Water Well Assault

_informq.push(); NEBRASKA CITY – District Judge Julie Smith has scheduled a January hearing to decide if she will allow Palmyra farmer Glenn Royal to withdraw his no contest plea regarding an April 30 assault. The 76-year-old farmer is ... Read More

Consequences of Alleged Police Brutality Far from Over

Omaha, NE.—The police chief and union are at odds over the future of two fired officers. One of the two was found not guilty this week in the in-custody, all caught on camera death of a mentally ill man who was repeatedly Tasered. Watch Joe's F... Read More

Maahs Could Be Banned From Livestock For 75 Years

_informq.push(); NEBRASKA CITY – Unadilla farmer John Maahs may be banned from keeping livestock for up to 75 years following his plea Wednesday. The 67-year-old Maahs entered pleas to five counts of livestock cruelty on April 21, when ... Read More

The fixed cost on your OPPD bill will now be $30 a month, up from $10.25 in 2015

The good news: The Omaha Public Power District plans to charge customers no more for electricity in 2019 than in 2018 or 2017. The bad news: Some will pay more, because January brings the final $5 monthly fee increase for the fixed-cost ... Read More

Thief steals Omaha hotel's shuttle bus and abandons it in Council Bluffs

A shuttle bus stolen from a downtown Omaha hotel early in the morning later was located abandoned in Council Bluffs. A staff member of the Hilton Hotel Omaha at 10th and Cass Streets told police that the shuttle was unoccupied and idling... Read More

Senate approves new $900 billion farm bill by 87-13 vote

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve a new farm bill — welcome news to Midwestern producers who have been struggling with disruptions to their foreign markets. Sen. Deb Fischer praised the nearly $900 billi... Read More

Counties Wading Into Discussion on Solar Energy Regulations

BEATRICE – Two southeast Nebraska Counties are in the first stages of developing regulations that will govern solar energy projects.  Up to this point, wind energy regulations have taken up a great deal of county commission time. Gage County Zo... Read More

Nelson: It's Back to the Future if NE Dems to Win

Omaha, NE.—Following a statewide beating at the polls last month Nebraska Democrats are being told to go back to the future. That's the word from former Senator Ben Nelson who tells News Channel Nebraska that Democrats can win in this ever-redde... Read More