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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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New Officers for Nebraska Corn Board

Updated: 08/18/2011 - The Nebraska Corn Board met and elected officers on their first day of meetings at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln last week. Alan Tiemann, at-large director from Seward, was elected to remain chairman of the board. This will be Tiemann’s third term to serve as board chairman.

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Dam Release Set To Slow Down

Updated: 08/18/2011 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow at Gavins Point Dam. The release has been at 150,000 cubic feet per second for several weeks. On Friday, the flow will be reduced to 145,000 cfs.

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Main Street Face Lift

Posted: 08/18/2011 - More work needed and the cost of Plattsmouth’s Main Street Corridor Improvement Project goes up.

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More Felonies For Man Involved In Chase

Updated: 08/18/2011 - Cass County man enters pleas to two additional felonies. 25-year-old Jared Rye entered the pleas to third-degree arson and attempted burglary as part of a plea agreement.

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Mail In Election

Posted: 08/18/2011 - A bond election set in Weeping Water School District. The mail-in election is Tuesday October 11th.

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