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Nebraska Political Leaders Weigh In On Row V Wade Decision

Jun 27, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Friday the U.S. The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion.  Friday's r...
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Nebraska Supreme Court denies appeal of death row inmate

Jun 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has denied the postconviction appeal of a death row inmate who said his defense attorney was ...
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Uncertainty looms over possible Nebraska abortion session

Jun 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could be headed to a special session to try to ban abortions now that the U.S. Supreme Court has given states t...
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Man Arrested Following Peru Shooting Investigation

Jun 26, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

JUNE 24, 2022 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — One person has been arrested following an investigating into a shooting that occurred last weekend in P...
100 Square Body Auction Generating Plenty Of Buzz

100 Square Body Auction Generating Plenty Of Buzz

Jun 24, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

It’s a giant weekend for truck enthusiasts in Grand Island as the 100 square body auction will get underway on Saturday.  KRGI News Dir...
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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

Jun 24, 2022 / AP

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative m...
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Congress set to vote on gun violence bill

Jun 24, 2022 / AP with added statements

Congress is on the verge of approving a $13 billion bipartisan gun violence bill. House approval is expected Friday on legislation that would be la...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available For Children 6 Months And Up

Jun 22, 2022 / Press Release

Children ages 6 months and up are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination after the Center for Disease Control and Prevention unanimously voted for...
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Ballot Vacancy for Grand Island Public Schools Ward B School Board Race

Jun 22, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island Public School Board Ward B candidate Carol Schooley filed a declination of nomination form Monday, June 20, 2022 with the Hall County ...
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Stolen Vehicle Recovered, Juvenile Apprehended in Grand Island

Jun 17, 2022 / Press Release

 The Nebraska State Patrol and Grand Island Police Department have taken a juvenile into custody following a pursuit and search Thursday night...
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Troopers Locate Missing Indiana Girl Near Kearney

Jun 17, 2022 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have located a missing 13-year-old girl from Indiana and arrested a Colorado man following a traffic stop o...
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YWCA of Grand Island Taking Nominees for 2022 Woman of Distinction

Jun 15, 2022 / YWCA/Grand Island Release

(Grand Island, NE) - Do you know a woman who is inspiring? A woman who is innovative? A woman with exemplary talentand achievements? A woman who br...
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Gov. Ricketts Tests Positive for COVID-19

Jun 15, 2022 / Press Release

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued the following statement.   “The First Lady and I have tested positive for COVID-19.  Both of...
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Judge lifts major obstacle for Nebraska medical pot campaign

Jun 15, 2022 / AP

 A federal judge in Nebraska has removed a major obstacle for activists who want to legalize medical marijuana via a ballot campaign, ruling t...
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Drug Investigation Leads to Arrests in Merrick County

Jun 14, 2022 / Press Release

The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance of the SNARE Drug Task Force, Merrick County Sheriff’s Office, and Central City Police Department,...
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GIPD Arrest Juvenile After High Speed Pursuit

Jun 13, 2022 / Press Release

Friday night officers observed a vehicle driving northbound on Broadwell Ave from Anna St without the lights on. A traffic stop was initiated at Jo...
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Troopers, Drug Task Force Locate 1 LB of Meth in Hastings

Jun 13, 2022 / Press Release

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the TRIDENT Drug Task Force, have arrested a Hastings man after locating more than a ...
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GI Man Arrested For DUI After Running Into A Pedestrian

Jun 13, 2022 / Press Release

Early this morning officers with the Grand Island police department responded to 2430 N Broadwell Ave reference a personal injury accident.  ...
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GIPS Swaps Early Out Wednesdays for More Strategic Support & Teacher Planning Times in ‘22-’23

Jun 10, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island Public Schools is making bold moves to better support students, families, and teachers with a revised 2022-2023 school year calendar.&...
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Suspect Arrested After Shooting in Rushville

Jun 10, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

(SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating a sh...
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With new senator, Nebraska abortion opponents gain ground

Jun 9, 2022 / AP

Abortion-rights opponents are inching closer to a filibuster-proof super-majority in the Nebraska Legislature that would let them outlaw abortion i...
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Fatal Shooting In North Platte

Jun 9, 2022 / Press Release

On June 8, 2022 at 3:45 p.m. the Lincoln County 911 Center received a report of a shooting at 10th and Roosevelt Street, North Platte, NE. Deputies...
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Coleman named president of Good Samaritan

Jun 9, 2022 / Press Release

CHI Health Good Samaritan announces Curt Coleman, will be the hospital’s new president starting Aug. 1. Coleman currently serves as president...
Grand Island Man Taken Into Custody After 40 Minutes Of Negotiations

Grand Island Man Taken Into Custody After 40 Minutes Of Negotiations

Jun 8, 2022 / Press Release

On June 7th, 2022, Officers of the Grand Island Police Department  observed Rodney Mendoza run into the front door of 520 E. 16th Street in Gr...
Grand Island Children’s Museum starts master planning for exhibits

Grand Island Children’s Museum starts master planning for exhibits

Jun 7, 2022 / Grand Island Children's Museum Release

GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA — The Grand Island Children’s Museum (GICM) has completed its initial stages of bringing a Science, technology, ...