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Law Enforcement Partnership in Nebraska Takes Stance Against Methamphetamine

 In response to the increasing amount of methamphetamine seen threatening Nebraskans, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in Neb... continue reading
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Standoff in Adams Ends After Several Hours

JANUARY 25, 2022 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional information regarding an incident that occur... continue reading
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Omaha Mask Mandate Still In Place

A judge has refused to block Omaha’s new mask mandate. Douglas County District Judge Shelly Stratman on Tuesday declined to issue an injunct... continue reading

Large Amount Drugs and Cash Seized During Agency Assist

Officers responded to 309 W Hedde St in reference to an unconscious male who had possibly overdosed on Sunday evening. The unconscious male showed... continue reading
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Nebraska lawmakers begin debate on Social Security tax cut

Nebraska lawmakers are debating a measure that would speed up the implimentation of a new tax exemption for Social Security income, letting recipie... continue reading
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Trial of woman accused in husband's shooting death set

 A woman accused of fatally shooting her husband in front of their two children inside the family's truck nearly two years ago is set to go to... continue reading
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Troopers Arrest One Following Pursuit Near Aurora

JANUARY 21, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a Minnesota man following a pursuit on In... continue reading
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Troopers Find 231 LBs of Marijuana, THC Products in I-80 Traffic Stop

JANUARY 21, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 200 p... continue reading

Three Men In Custody On Drugs / Weapons Offense

A heavy police presence at an apartment complex has resulted in three men now in custody. Yesterday evening, one of the suspects, 20-year-old John... continue reading
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Arrest Warrants Issued For Pair Sought In ShootingInvestigation

In Kearney the two wanted for information in regards to Sunday’s shooting now have Weapon-related arrest warrants that have been issued. 18 ... continue reading
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Kearney Man Found Guilty Of Motor Vehicle Homicide

In Kearney, a man convicted for his role in a crash that killed a woman has been sentenced to 90 days in jail. 44 year old John Paul was given the... continue reading
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GIPD Says JBS Death Industrial In Nature

Grand Island Police officals say they do not suspect foul play in the fatal accident at the JBS beef plant last week. Deeming the accident to be i... continue reading
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Nebraska hospital officials worry about surge in patients

Nebraska hospital officials are concerned about how they will handle the current surge in virus hospitalizations along with all their other patient... continue reading
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Ricketts endorses fellow Republican Jim Pillen for governor

Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Jim Pillen has scored a big endorsement from Gov. Pete Ricketts, a fellow Republican who backed the University of ... continue reading
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More services needed for trafficking victims

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says he’d like like to see more serivces provided for human trafficking victims to help them resume a... continue reading
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Suspect Arrested, Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Franklin County

JANUARY 18, 2022 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with deputies from Franklin and Webster Counti... continue reading
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Kearney Shooting/Homicide Investigation Update

One person was killed Sunday night in a shooting at 823 W 23rd in Kearney. The victim has been identified as Jared M. Shinpaugh, 31, of Lexington. ... continue reading
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GIPS Announces temporary 4-day school Week for all students

(Grand Island, NE) - KRGI News learned on Monday night that Grand Island Public Schools will be going to a temporary 4-day school week for all stud... continue reading
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Police in Kearney say 1 man killed, 1 injured in shooting

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man has died and another man was injured in a shooting in central Kearney. Police say the shooting was repo... continue reading
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Gov. Ricketts Announces New Directed Health Measure

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued a new Directed ... continue reading
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Colorado to 'aggressively assert' water rights with Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Colorado has warned it will “protect and aggressively assert” its water rights after Nebraska Gov. Pete Rick... continue reading
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Third woman sues Lincoln police for sex discrimination

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln Police Department is facing another sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by a female officer. Department spok... continue reading
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Northwest principal to retire after the school year

(Grand Island, NE) - After 40 years in some form or fashion of Nebraska Education 12 year principal of Grand Island Northwest Tim Krupicka will be ... continue reading

GIPD arrest man driving a toy scooter for drug possession

(Grand Island, NE) - On Thursday night at approximately 11:15 pm Grand Island Police officers were observing the area of W 14th St  & N Pi... continue reading
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Temporary Mandatory Masking at All GIPS Schools to Start (Jan. 14)

Due to rising medical/illness related absentee rates and confirmed COVID cases, we wanted to bring an important update to your attention:  Ef... continue reading