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West Nile Death in Douglas County

Posted: 08/28/2012 - Douglas County has recorded its first death of the year due to the West Nile virus. The county health department says the victim was older than 65 years and had traveled to Texas before getting sick with the disease.

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Eastbound Lane Closed at Dodge & 42nd

Posted: 08/28/2012 - Beginning Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at 11:00 am, Dodge St. will have an eastbound lane closed from 42nd St. thru 41st St.

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House Fire Brings Two Departments

Posted: 08/28/2012 - House fire fought by two departments Monday. Plattsmouth and Murray fire units were dispatched to 11921 33rd Avenue just before 10am.

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Grading Taxpayer Websites

Updated: 08/28/2012 - Sunshine Review, a nonprofit, pro-transparency organization, released a state transparency analysis for Nebraska’s government websites. Graded on a 10-point transparency checklist, Nebraska scored an overall “D+,” while ten largest schools and state website averaged a “D.”

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Early Start To Harvest

Updated: 08/28/2012 - Early report on the harvest. This year’s dry weather changed the typical farming calendar.

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Man Charged With Threatening Federal Officer

Posted: 08/28/2012 - A Grand Island man is being charged with threatening a federal drug investigator, prosecutors say a friend of his helped hide the man after the threats.

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Neb., Iowa Officials Watch For Contaminated Corn

Posted: 08/28/2012 - Farmers, crop inspectors and grain elevators in Nebraska, Iowa and other corn-producing states are keeping an eye out for corn contaminated by a poison-producing fungus.

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Woman Scammed Trying To Buy Puppy On Craigslist

Updated: 08/27/2012 - Have you ever read an ad on Craigslist that sounded too good to be true? One metro woman got caught up in the same problem over a cute dog she was trying to buy. She says it's a reminder to be careful what you believe online.

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Rain Too Late For Corn, May Save Soybeans

Posted: 08/27/2012 - Iowa farmers are hopeful last week's rain will help the soybean crop as the corn harvest gets under way during the nation's worst dry spell in a generation.

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Remembering A Son And Brother

Updated: 08/27/2012 - A large truck rolled over on the 13th-street on-ramp and burst into flames Friday afternoon. Twenty-six-year-old Richard Anderson III of Council Bluffs was killed in the crash. His family remembers Richard as a hard working, dedicated young man.

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Driver Arrested On Variety Of Charges

Updated: 08/27/2012 - Cass County Nebraska Sheriff’s deputies took a 27-year-old Omaha man into custody Saturday afternoon on Highway 75 near East McKelvie Road after a traffic stop.

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Shots Fired During Disturbance

Updated: 08/27/2012 - A man who allegedly fired multiple shots during a disturbance was arrested by Plattsmouth police.

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