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Ex-Husker Gets Prison After Violating Probation

Updated: 08/17/2012 - A former Nebraska football player has been sent to prison after violating his probation on a 2008 theft charge for stealing a big-screen TV and pawning it.

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Two Marines Welcomed Home By Patriot Guard Riders

Updated: 08/17/2012 - A special homecoming was held Thursday afternoon for two Marines returning from Afghanistan. Several members of their unit have already returned; however, this pair's arrival didn't go unnoticed.

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Warrant For Omaha Man

Updated: 08/16/2012 - A warrant issued for a 36-year-old Omaha man who plead guilty to criminal impersonation failed to show up for his sentencing hearing in Cass County District Court.

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Relief For Farmers

Updated: 08/16/2012 - Drought disaster relief is now available to Cass County farmers. Seventy-six Nebraska counties now have a primary designation. Cass County becomes eligible as a contiguous county.

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Ex-Penn State President Spanier Could Still Face Charges

Updated: 08/16/2012 - More than a month after an explosive investigative report accused Penn State's ousted president of covering up child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky, Graham Spanier has so far avoided criminal charges. Legal experts say that doesn't mean he's in the clear.

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Iowa State Fair Not Changing Policy On Pigs

Updated: 08/16/2012 - A study showing that some pigs that tested positive for swine flu hadn't yet showed any symptoms isn't changing health safety plans for the Iowa State Fair underway in Des Moines.

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College Director Didn't Pay Car Taxes For One Year

Updated: 08/16/2012 - If you pay your taxes on time you expect others to do the same. But department director for a college that receives tax money didn't pay his fair share for more than one year.

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Residents Use Pans To Put Out Fire

Updated: 08/15/2012 - Smoke coming from the second story of a two-story home as Plattsmouth fire units first arrived on scene Tuesday afternoon at 2011 Ashland Road.

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Transcript: Incriminating Evidence Unused In Sandusky Trial

Updated: 08/15/2012 - Four days after former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys, a state prosecutor told a judge there was a "great deal" of incriminating evidence that didn't come up at trial.

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Canon Rebel T4I Recall

Updated: 08/15/2012 - Canon's latest DSLR is being recalled because it could trigger an allergic reaction.

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Iowa Education Meetings Set

Updated: 08/15/2012 - Possible changes to the education process in Iowa will be discussed with Gov. Terry Branstad in a series of 14 meetings.

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Bridge Victim's Family Wants Donations To Help MS

Updated: 08/14/2012 - Family and friends gathered to remember Linda Stastny on Tuesday night. She died Saturday after falling or jumping from the Highway 50 bridge onto I-80. Her family says they are hoping to make a difference in the lives of others as a result of their loved ones death.

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Penn State Issued Accreditation Warning

Posted: 08/14/2012 - Higher education experts say an accreditation warning issued to Penn State is serious and appropriate given the issues raised by a recent child sex-abuse scandal, but the school is unlikely to lose its accreditation.

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Traffic Stops Net 55 Pounds Of Pot

Updated: 08/14/2012 - Authorities say three separate traffic stops on Interstate 80 netted a total of 55 pounds of marijuana and led to drug charges against five people.

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Kearney Hub Names New Publisher

Posted: 08/14/2012 - Julie Speirs will move from her current position as vice president and general manager of the Kearney Hub to become publisher on September 1st.

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Protecting A Nebraska Beetle

Updated: 08/14/2012 - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces More Than $33 Million in Grants to Support Land Acquisition and Conservation Planning for Endangered Species.

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