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Sen. Chambers criticizes Omaha police in fatal shooting (AUDIO)

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Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha decried the police shooting of an unarmed man Monday night, during legislative floor debate. Chambers took to the legislative floor this morning to criticize Omaha police for the shooting death of 30-year-old Danny Elrod, seeing the shooting death of the suspect in a robbery as a tragic trend. “I am […] Read More »

School website back after hackers take over, post porn

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A northeast Nebraska school district is rebuilding its website after hackers took it over. North Bend Central manages the website NBTigers.org. Those who logged on Monday were greeted with pornographic images. Once school officials were notified, the website was taken down. The website now reads, “We are back…but under construction.” It asks viewers to return […] Read More »

Omaha police officer involved shooting death

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A robbery suspect was shot and killed by an Omaha police officer Monday evening. Officers were sent to the Family Dollar Store in southeast Omaha around 6:30 pm to investigate an armed robbery. Before officers arrived at the store they located the suspect and attempted to make an arrest. At that time 39 year old […] Read More »

NU’s Boldt named Big Ten Player of the Week

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Nebraska outfielder Ryan Boldt was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday following a stellar performance during a 3-1 series victory over the BYU Cougars last week in Peoria, Ariz. Boldt hit .625 (10-for-16) in the series, with at least two hits in every game, including a pair of three-hit performances. Boldt slugged .750 […] Read More »

2 Omaha officers injured in overnight crash

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Two Omaha police officers were injured around 1:00 Monday morning when their cruiser was hit by another vehicle. Omaha Police Department spokesman Officer Michael Pecha says one suffered a hand injury that required treatment. The other officer suffered back and neck pain but refused treatment. Police cited the driver of the other car, identified as […] Read More »

Alaska resident busted on drug charges after I-80 traffic stop

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An Alaska resident has been arrested for drug possession after being stopped for speeding on Interstate 80. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 37-year-old Ian Gyori of Glennallen, Alaska has been charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to sell it. NSP says a state trooper pulled Gyori over Monday afternoon for speeding while eastbound […] Read More »

Another nail biter for Creighton that ends in a loss

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Roosevelt Jones’ bank shot with 1.9 seconds left lifted No. 19 Butler to a 58-56 win over Creighton on Monday night before a sellout crowd of 17,971 fans at CenturyLink Center Omaha.  The Bulldogs trailed 54-48 with three minutes to go before closing the game on a 10-2 run, including the final five from Jones. […] Read More »

UNK student admits to making bomb threats against school

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A student at the University of Nebraska in Kearney has confessed to making bomb threats against the school. Nineteen-year-old Matthew Skinner of Ogallala pleaded guilty Monday in Buffalo County Court to a charge of attempted threatening the use of explosives. The charge stems from an incident on September 24th in which Skinner, a freshman at […] Read More »

Nation’s newest 25-cent piece honors Nebraska history, monument

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A standing room only crowd filled the Education Center of the Homestead National Monument near Beatrice on Monday night as area residents, coin collectors and National Park Service personnel learned about the process of putting the monument on U.S. currency. The Homestead is the first of 2015 and the 26th overall in the United States […] Read More »

For the fifth time, Bluejays Sydney Lamberty named Big East Freshman of the Week

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Freshman Sydney Lamberty returned to the stage with her fifth BIG EAST Freshman of the Week award on Monday, Feb. 9. Senior Alexis Akin-Otiko joined the praise with a spot on the BIG EAST Honor Roll. Lamberty and Akin-Otiko led the Bluejays to a sweep of St. John’s (75-50 on Feb. 6) and #24 Seton […] Read More »

Big East pitcher of the week honors go to Creighton junior Micaela Whitney

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Creighton softball junior Micaela Whitney capped off an impressive opening week by claiming BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week honors the league office announced Monday afternoon. Whitney started the season and her Creighton career by hurling a no-hitter in the Bluejays’ 2015 season opener against Pacific at the Kajikawa Classic on Thursday. The junior struck […] Read More »

All-new R.B.I. Baseball 15 returns this spring

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The iconic video game made a grand return a year ago to critical acclaim after a quarter-century on the shelf, and Major League Baseball Advanced Media announced Monday that its all-new R.B.I. Baseball 15 is coming to fans this spring with a suite of n... Read More »

Classes Resume Monday, January 5

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All NCHS students will resume classes on Monday, January 5 at the normal 8:15 start time. Read More »

Royals finalize 2-year deal with Volquez

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Kansas City finished off a wildly active post-Winter Meetings week by agreeing to terms on a two-year, $20 million contract with free-agent right-hander Edinson Volquez. The club announced the deal, which includes a mutual option for 2017, on Monday. Read More »

Royals add righty Pino on Major League deal

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The Kansas City Royals have signed Yohan Pino to a Major League contract, the team announced Monday. Read More »