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Secret Service Agent Arrested

Updated: 08/17/2011 - A Secret Service agent on assignment in Iowa to help with presidential security has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Decorah Police Chief Bill Nixon says 40-year-old Daniel L. Valencia was off duty when he was arrested Saturday. President Barack Obama visited the northeast Iowa city on Monday as part of his three-day Midwestern bus trip.

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Help Catch A Robber

Updated: 08/17/2011 - Police have released the surveillance photo of a suspect in the robbery of a Lincoln Cracker Barrel restaurant Tuesday morning.

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Project Will Have Added Costs

Posted: 08/17/2011 - A domino effect starts quickly in local planning for the widening of the northernmost four miles of Highway 75 in Cass County.

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Man Sentenced For Assaulting 5-Year-Old Girl

Posted: 08/17/2011 - A Fremont man convicted of third-degree sexual assault of a child for inappropriately touching a 5-year-old girl he was baby-sitting has been sentenced to two to four years in prison.

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Worker Electrocuted In Kansas Home

Updated: 08/17/2011 - A worker has died after he came into contact with a wire in the attic of a home that was being remodeled.

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Bath Salts Bill

Posted: 08/17/2011 - A Nebraska state senator wants impose a ban on bath salts, a synthetic drug that has grown popular in other parts of the country.

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Driver's Car Hit By Errant Drive

Updated: 08/17/2011 - A drive from a tee box next to a busy street sliced off the hood off an on coming car. But getting the golfer who hit it to pay for the damage hasn't been a gimme.

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ACLU Sues Kansas Abortion Insurance Law

Posted: 08/16/2011 - The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Kansas law that restricts insurance companies from covering most abortions.

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Jury Selection Continues In Iowa Film Case

Posted: 08/16/2011 - Prosecutors in the corruption trial of the former director of the Iowa Film Office say he's an "inside guy" who helped fleece Iowa's treasury out of millions of dollars.

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Netflix Soon To Be "Kid Friendlier"

Updated: 08/16/2011 - Netflix is testing a "just for kids" section that will make it easier for even very young kids to pick their favorite shows.

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Council Rejects Fire Contract; What's Next?

Updated: 08/17/2011 - The Omaha City Council rejected a fire contract on Tuesday. By all indications, it appears the fire union will be taking the issue to court.

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$68 M Construction Project For Highway 75

Posted: 08/16/2011 - Good news south of the metro where a highly traveled highway gets some much needed improvement. Roughly four miles of U.S. Highway 75 will be reconstructed to freeway and expressway standards. The project begins on the north side of the Platte River bridge and runs to Avenue B in Plattsmouth.

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Girl Adds Comfort & Style to Crutches

Updated: 08/16/2011 - Anyone who has used crutches knows all about the pain. Not the pain from the broken arm or broken leg, but the pain that comes from the armpits. Last year, Maddi Swanson experienced this first hand. She sprained her ankle. After only a few days, she came up with an idea to make crutches more comfortable and stylish.

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Flood Help From The Government

Updated: 08/16/2011 - Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman received word from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials that President Barack Obama approved a request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for parts of Nebraska impacted by flooding.

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County Fair Winner Promotes the Fair

Updated: 08/16/2011 - Organizers of this year’s Cass County Fair in Nebraska came up with an idea to help promote next year’s fair. Hold a video contest. The winner was announced Tuesday.

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She Settles Argument With Knife

Updated: 08/16/2011 - A 24-year old woman and a 34-year old man had a disagreement over the status of their on again & off again relationship. Lincoln police say the argument ended when she pulled a knife on him and cut his arm. The wound was three to four inches long. It required eleven stitches.

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Starling Signs with Royals

Updated: 08/16/2011 - Bubba Starling has signed a minor league baseball contract with the Kansas City Royals, and will not play quarterback at the University of Nebraska.

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