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Late Surge Saves Ranch For Disabled

Posted: 08/22/2011 - A southeast Kansas ranch that has served as a camp for thousands of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities won't be auctioned off after all.

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Party Goer Accused Of Driving Limo Bus Home

Posted: 08/22/2011 - Authorities say a Nebraska party goer who passed out in a limousine bus' bathroom drove the 40-foot-long vehicle home, but left his wallet in a pair of jeans in the bathroom.

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New, Cheaper Kindle

Posted: 08/22/2011 - Amazon is releasing a new Kindle for $50 under the standard model's price.

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Customers Won't Get Burned

Updated: 08/23/2011 - Customers of a closed tanning salon won’t get burned. Another salon stepped up to take in those with tanning packages.

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Flash Flooding Hits Council Bluffs

Updated: 08/22/2011 - Heavy rain overnight triggered flooding in many areas within a few miles of the Missouri River Monday. Attached to this story is a report from Chase Moffitt at 35th and Avenue G. He found water lapping at the pumps at a gasoline station and convenience store.

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Drunk Man Locked Inside Limo

Updated: 08/22/2011 - Lincoln police say a 21st birthday party went too far for one guest over the weekend. A 40-foot limousine bus was hired Friday night for someone celebrating the monumental birthday. Among the guests was 30-year-old Steven Hunter who, according to police, drank too much and passed out in the bathroom of the limousine.

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Rescue Staff Added

Posted: 08/22/2011 - Two part-time paramedics to be hired improving emergency coverage in Plattsmouth.

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Cougar Sighting

Posted: 08/22/2011 - A cougar has been sighted in Kearney but authorities have been unable to locate the animal.

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Home Robbery

Posted: 08/22/2011 - Police say a 14-year-old boy who was watching his 11- and 4-year-old sisters while his parents were gone gave some cash to robbers who had broken into the kids' Lincoln home.

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Woman Injured In Knife Attack

Crime Beat

Updated: 08/21/2011 - Police were called to Creighton University Medical Center to piece together what happened after a woman walked in with a stab wound.

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"Freedom Cruze" And Car Show For Veterans

Updated: 08/21/2011 - How about doing something you love, while supporting a good cause? Sunday afternoon hundreds of car lovers gathered in Gretna for the Freedom Cruze and Car Show.

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Fighting Cancer With Bats

Updated: 08/20/2011 - Saturday morning, hundreds gathered to play ball but this wasn't just any game. Both teams were fighting the same opponent cancer.

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Learn To Write A Grant Application

Updated: 08/19/2011 - Over the next three weeks, EPA Region 7 will present a series of free grant writing workshops designed for communities interested in applying for EPA Brownfields funding later this fall.

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Inmate Indicted For Prison Murder

Updated: 08/19/2011 - A grand jury returned an indictment against an inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary who is accused of murder. It’s alleged that 22-year old Mohamed S. Abdulkadir killed 22-year old Michael Grandon on June 30 of this year.

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Governors Want More Control/Input Over Missouri River

Updated: 08/19/2011 - Seven Midwest governors met with the Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha Friday telling corps representatives in a closed door meeting the states want direct involvement in the management of water flows in the Missouri River.

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Sex Offender Dies Serving Sentence

Updated: 08/19/2011 - A 56-year old inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary died this week after suffering from a medical emergency. Donnie Benzel was taken to Bryan LGH West Hospital in Lincoln on Monday. He died Wednesday about 4:57pm. Details of his medical condition were not immediately disclosed.

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Sex Offender Goes To Prison

Posted: 08/19/2011 - A 10 TO 20 year sentence for a former Cass County resident.He sexually assaulted an underage girl

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Eppley Parking Lots Hit Hard

Updated: 08/18/2011 - Dozens of vehicles in parking lots around Eppley airfield have been battered by hail stones. Some were baseball sized judging by the holes in car windows.

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Dash Cam: Babysitter Puts Infant In Back Of Moving Truck

Updated: 08/18/2011 - Shocked drivers called authorities after seeing the baby. It happened in Daytona Beach, Florida. Police say 23-year-old Keyona Davis was riding in the open air bed of a pickup truck Wednesday afternoon along with a baby stroller.

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