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Son 'didn't want to deal with' body of mother found in Omaha home
Son 'didn't want to deal with' body of mother found in Omaha home

Shawn Snoza, 47, is accused of concealing a death in the aftermath of police finding the body of his mother, dead since July, in a residence near 40th and Burt Street in Omaha.

Three arrested in Fairbury Tuesday on drug, child abuse charges

Three arrested in Fairbury Tuesday on drug, child abuse charges

The three adults remain in the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at this time. These three have all had previous run-ins with the law in 2019.

Aubrey Trail back in court Wednesday, state argues that June outburst was planned

Aubrey Trail back in court Wednesday, state argues that June outburst was planned

The State argues that a pre-planned outburst is not a valid reason for a new trial.

Columbus Police asking for help identifying possible suspect

Columbus Police asking for help identifying possible suspect

Columbus Police are asking for the public's help identifying a possible suspect in a recent hit-and-run.

Two Omaha men arrested in Beatrice for drugs, shoplifting Monday evening

Two Omaha men arrested in Beatrice for drugs, shoplifting Monday evening

Barr and Coffey were each arrested for possession of a controlled substance and shoplifting.

Murray Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

Murray Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

The Cass County Sheriff's Office says a woman is in serious condition after being hit by a car.

Firefighters rescue woman from burning Plattsmouth house

Firefighters rescue woman from burning Plattsmouth house

Authorities say firefighters have rescued a woman from her burning home in the eastern Nebraska city of Plattsmouth.

Multi vehicle accident on Hwy 15

Multi vehicle accident on Hwy 15

Authorities say one person was hospitalized after a tractor accident in rural Colfax County Monday night.

Doane women's basketball coach Sheronda Powell resigns after four months on the job

Doane women's basketball coach Sheronda Powell resigns after four months on the job

Powell was named head coach of the Doane women’s basketball team on July 24, 2019, taking the reigns for Tracee Fairbanks who retired after 20 years.

Heavy snow expected north and west, parts of southeast Nebraska could see several inches

Heavy snow expected north and west, parts of southeast Nebraska could see several inches

These areas are expected to receive 1-5 inches of snow, with the greatest potential for snow starting at mid-day Tuesday and lasting until around midnight Wednesday. Wind gusts of up to 40-45 miles an hour are also possible.

Two Arrested for Theft of Tires

Two Arrested for Theft of Tires

Two men have been arrested for the theft of thousands of dollars worth of tires from a Louisville business.

Rural Hospital Hosts Newest Brain Procedure

Rural Hospital Hosts Newest Brain Procedure

Nebraska City hospital is among the busiest in America with incisionless brain procedure to relieve movement tremors

New Crete library will be open to the public by mid-January

New Crete library will be open to the public by mid-January

In a newsletter published Thursday, library officials say the new building is scheduled to be open on Jan. 13, 2020, though it could be delayed up to a week.

Doane Tiger Spotlight - the Fall 2019 all-GPAC edition

Doane Tiger Spotlight - the Fall 2019 all-GPAC edition

CRETE - With the fall sports season nearly wrapped up, this latest edition of the Doane Tiger Spotlight takes a look back at the top performers and all-conference selections from the Fall 2019 sports season. This includes football, men's and women's socce

Gage County woman appears in court for driving under suspension, then drives away

Gage County woman appears in court for driving under suspension, then drives away

Authorities stopped her a short time later and took her to the Gage County Detention Center to be booked for another charge of driving under suspension.

Jefferson County emergency responders kick off 'Stuff the Emergency Vehicle' toy drive

Jefferson County emergency responders kick off 'Stuff the Emergency Vehicle' toy drive

Members of the Fairbury Rural Fire Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s office and area EMTs and dispatchers set up in front of Walmart on both Friday and Saturday evening. They accepted donations of new, in-box toys.

Fairbury Rural Fire demonstrates turkey fryer fire on Friday

Fairbury Rural Fire demonstrates turkey fryer fire on Friday

Fairbury Rural Fire Prevention Coordinator Chris Parker set up a fryer and bought a frozen turkey to show what can go wrong when a turkey isn't fried properly.

House fire results in total loss on west end of Fairbury early Friday

House fire results in total loss on west end of Fairbury early Friday

Officials say the fire started in either a neighboring garage or RV, and then spread to the house at West 9th and Lindell Streets.

Nebraska DOT new roadside memorial policy favors state-made signs over personal memorials

Nebraska DOT new roadside memorial policy favors state-made signs over personal memorials

The Nebraska DOT is hoping balance helping families grieve and removing distractions from state highways with a new roadside memorial sign policy. The DOT says it instituted the policy to increase safety along state highways.

Friend City Council upholds decision to dismiss city utility superintendent, city clerk

Friend City Council upholds decision to dismiss city utility superintendent, city clerk

The Friend Sentinel reports that the council voted 4-0 Wednesday to back Mayor Judith Knoke’s decision to dismiss the city utility superintendent, Patrick Gates, and city clerk, Debbie Gilmer.

Deer check station in Plattsmouth to be at Professional Heating and Air

Deer check station in Plattsmouth to be at Professional Heating and Air

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds deer hunters that the deer check station serving Plattsmouth and the surrounding area has changed.

Friend approves pool bond and sales tax, hope to have a new pool by 2021

Friend approves pool bond and sales tax, hope to have a new pool by 2021

73% (307-116) voted in favor of the pool bond. Meanwhile, nearly 72% (305-120) voted in favor of the sales tax increase.

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

Fairbury's Jaelle Johnson, Raven DeFrain make their college softball commitments official Wednesday

DeFrain is headed for Northwest Missouri State, while Johnson will go to Omaha to play for the Mavericks.

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

November firearm season for deer opens in Nebraska this weekend

The November firearm season for deer in Nebraska starts Nov. 16 and runs through Nov. 24.

Ex-inmate loses lawsuit filed over handling of prison riot

Ex-inmate loses lawsuit filed over handling of prison riot

A former inmate has lost the lawsuit he filed after the 2015 riot at the Tecumseh prison that left two prisoners dead.

Weeping Water teacher fights to keep job ahead of her retirement

Weeping Water teacher fights to keep job ahead of her retirement

No decision made yet as a longtime Weeping Water third-grade teacher fights to keep her job.

Legends Bar and Grill in Beatrice serves free meal to veterans Monday

Legends Bar and Grill in Beatrice serves free meal to veterans Monday

On Veterans' Day, Legends served a free meal to all veterans who stopped by between 5-9 p.m.

Diller-Odell caps historic season with school's first state volleyball title

Diller-Odell caps historic season with school's first state volleyball title

Diller-Odell played about as crisp and complete of a match as they had all season Saturday, sweeping No. 4 Archbishop Bergan 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-22) at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Winter Weather Awareness Day is Thursday in Nebraska and Iowa

Winter Weather Awareness Day is Thursday in Nebraska and Iowa

With the winter months fast approaching, Nebraska is urging its residents to prepare for the cold and snow. "Mother Nature is the great equalizer," Norfolk Public Safety Director Shane Weidner said.

Tri County thrashes Elmwood-Murdock Wednesday, advances to quarterfinals for first time since 2011

Tri County thrashes Elmwood-Murdock Wednesday, advances to quarterfinals for first time since 2011

Tri County advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class D1 football playoffs after a 68-8 drubbing of No. 3 seed Elmwood-Murdock (8-2) on Wednesday night in DeWitt.

Southern High School student arrested after posting threatening message on social media

Southern High School student arrested after posting threatening message on social media

A Southern High School student has been arrested after allegedly posting a threatening message on social media.

Police ID man killed in Friday night traffic accident

Police ID man killed in Friday night traffic accident

Police have identified the man who was killed in a Capital City traffic accident Friday night as Chance Wineberger of Lincoln.

Friend Community Club finalizing plans for annual Christmas Festival

Friend Community Club finalizing plans for annual Christmas Festival

Friend's 13th annual Christmas Festival is set for Wednesday, Dec. 11, which is now less than six weeks away, believe it or not.

Fairbury senior Jaelle Johnson verbally commits to UNO softball Wednesday

Fairbury senior Jaelle Johnson verbally commits to UNO softball Wednesday

Johnson announced on Twitter Wednesday that she will play softball for the Omaha Mavericks, beginning in the fall of 2020.

California man imprisoned in Nebraska marijuana possession case

California man imprisoned in Nebraska marijuana possession case

A 67-year-old California man has been imprisoned in Nebraska for possessing hundreds of pounds of marijuana.

Diller-Odell pulls away from Meridian to claim D1-7 subdistrict title Tuesday

Diller-Odell pulls away from Meridian to claim D1-7 subdistrict title Tuesday

Diller-Odell got a strong fight from Meridian (21-9), but the Griffins controlled the pace in the final two sets to win 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-12, 25-20) on Tuesday night at Tri County High School.

Multiple schools partner to create northeast Nebraska Agricultural Compact

Multiple schools partner to create northeast Nebraska Agricultural Compact

WAYNE - Seven schools are teaming up to provide more opportunities and to expand agricultural education to those in northeast Nebraska.

Jefferson Community Health and Life CEO taking new role at Beatrice Community Hospital

Jefferson Community Health and Life CEO taking new role at Beatrice Community Hospital

Jurgens, who's been CEO of JCH&L for six years, and the CFO for 13 years prior to that, has accepted the position of senior executive of financial services at Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center.

Boil notice issued for Wymore Rural Water System

Boil notice issued for Wymore Rural Water System

The Wymore Rural Water System has issued a boil notice for all drinking water for patrons in a rural section of Gage County between Beatrice and Wymore.

Fairbury Rural Fire offers winter fire safety tips as temperatures and snow fall

Fairbury Rural Fire offers winter fire safety tips as temperatures and snow fall

The Fairbury Rural Fire Department wants to remind its patrons that there are several safety precautions to take as the temperatures drop and the heat is turned on.

Nebraska City area sees first (light) snow of season

Nebraska City area sees first (light) snow of season

The National Weather Service office in Omaha issued a winter weather advisory for southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa, northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas.

Multiple Bookings Made In Richardson County

Multiple Bookings Made In Richardson County

The Richardson County Sheriff's Office recently booked multiple offenders into the Richardson County Law Enforcement Center.

Nebraska City hospital offers procedure that reduces, and even stops, essential tremor

Nebraska City hospital offers procedure that reduces, and even stops, essential tremor

Nearly 7 million people in the United States suffer from an essential tremor, but a Nebraska hospital now has a way to reduce and even stop tremors with a procedure known as focused ultrasound.

Area high school students attend 'Career Exploration Day' in Beatrice Friday

Area high school students attend 'Career Exploration Day' in Beatrice Friday

The event was open for freshmen and sophomore students from the three area schools. A little more than 80 students heard from over 20 area employers.

Faith And Resiliency Grow As Sapp Brothers Overcome Two Floods Along Missouri River

Faith And Resiliency Grow As Sapp Brothers Overcome Two Floods Along Missouri River

Richards says as healing continues in flooded lands, God works to the benefit of those who love Him

Doane Tiger Spotlight: Nishesh "Nish" Yadav - Men's Soccer

Doane Tiger Spotlight: Nishesh "Nish" Yadav - Men's Soccer

Yadav talks soccer, leadership, living in Vegas and plenty more!

Fairbury's Sims Florist, Pictures and Petals, take part in national 'Petal it Forward' Day Wednesday

Fairbury's Sims Florist, Pictures and Petals, take part in national 'Petal it Forward' Day Wednesday

The Society of American Florists established Oct. 23 as a day to 'Petal it Forward.' Florists nationwide randomly surprise people on the street with flowers.

Jefferson County authorities provide update on Wednesday shooting incident

Jefferson County authorities provide update on Wednesday shooting incident

Jefferson County Sheriff Nels Sorenswn confirmed that there is no ongoing threat to the public.

Nebraska City, Omaha officials form development partnership

Nebraska City, Omaha officials form development partnership

Nebraska City and Omaha officials have joined forces to boost economic development and more jobs to eastern Nebraska.

Three Nebraska breweries teaming up to raise awareness on veterans' suicide epidemic

Three Nebraska breweries teaming up to raise awareness on veterans' suicide epidemic

Three Nebraska breweries have teamed up with the Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs to make a special brew on Veteran's Day, which is Nov. 11. Proceeds will go toward veterans' suicide prevention.

Deshler man ordered to remove huskies from property after incident results in dead chickens, rabbits

Deshler man ordered to remove huskies from property after incident results in dead chickens, rabbits

On Sept. 8, three of the dogs escaped, and killed six chickens and two rabbits at a neighbor's home. The neighbor, Shawna Peterson, filed a complaint with the city, alleging Ross' dogs were too dangerous to be within city limits.

Crete man arrested on multiple charges after Monday night break-in, assault

Crete man arrested on multiple charges after Monday night break-in, assault

Sebastian L. Riley, 21, was taken into custody around 8:45 p.m. Monday night after breaking into the home of Kathleen Tachovsky, 62, on 17th Street in the northwest part of Crete.

Districts taking 1st step toward repairing hike-bike bridge

Districts taking 1st step toward repairing hike-bike bridge

Work is expected to begin this winter on a pedestrian-bicycle bridge over the Platte River southwest of Omaha that was battered during the flooding earlier this year.

Five Injured in Train Collision

Five Injured in Train Collision

Authorities say five people suffered injuries after the vehicle they were in ran into a train in Butler County.

Louisville Couple Sentenced For Daughter's Death

Louisville Couple Sentenced For Daughter's Death

Underweight six-month old died of bacterial infection

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services announces new YRTC system Monday

Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services announces new YRTC system Monday

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services unveiled a new Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center System on Monday, with campuses in Kearney, Geneva, and Lincoln.

Fairbury wins thrilling take-all game, claims first ever state softball title

Fairbury wins thrilling take-all game, claims first ever state softball title

Fairbury got behind 4-0 after the third inning, but scored four runs in the fourth and scored the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh to edge No. 2 Guardian Angels, 6-5, on Friday evening in the Class C state softball championship in Hastings.

Flood-damaged highway reopens after months of repairs

Flood-damaged highway reopens after months of repairs

A flood-damaged highway that connects northwest Missouri to Nebraska has reopened after undergoing months of repairs.

Jeffs use 12 hits, solid defense to beat Guardian Angels, reach state softball final

Jeffs use 12 hits, solid defense to beat Guardian Angels, reach state softball final

Fairbury scored four runs in the fourth inning to grab a 5-3 lead, and they never looked back in an 8-4 victory over Guardian Angels in the Class C semifinal. The win puts Fairbury back in a state softball title game for the first time since 2003.

Skutt's Hannah Camenzind strikes out 10, ends Crete's season in elimination Thursday

Skutt's Hannah Camenzind strikes out 10, ends Crete's season in elimination Thursday

The No. 3 seed Cardinals (30-6) played well defensively, but couldn't get the offense ignited in a 4-2 loss to the Skyhawks (29-3) in a Class B elimination game at the state softball tournament.

U.S. Olympic curling trials will return to Omaha in 2022

U.S. Olympic curling trials will return to Omaha in 2022

The U.S. Olympic curling trials will return to Omaha in 2022.

Beatrice tops Norris, completes epic comeback against Crete in opening day at state softball

Beatrice tops Norris, completes epic comeback against Crete in opening day at state softball

In the bottom of the fifth, Beatrice inexplicably reeled off 13 runs to mercy rule the Crete Cardinals, 16-8 on Wednesday night in the winner's bracket.

Fairbury blasts eight home runs, earns two big wins in first day of state softball tournament

Fairbury blasts eight home runs, earns two big wins in first day of state softball tournament

As a team, the Jeffs have hit eight home runs in the state tournament thus far, giving them 37 on the season. That's a new team record for most home runs in a season in Class C, surpassing Auburn who hit 34 in 2017.

Woman Assaults Nurse at Hospital

Woman Assaults Nurse at Hospital

A woman is in jail after assaulting a nurse at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln.

Thayer Central eSports taking off as team enters second semester of competition

Thayer Central eSports taking off as team enters second semester of competition

Thayer Central had its first eSports competition of the fall season at Grand Island on Oct. 12 against eight other schools.

Two arrested in Fairbury Tuesday on drug, weapons charges

Two arrested in Fairbury Tuesday on drug, weapons charges

The two residents were arrested for possession of a controlled substance (meth) and possession of drug paraphernalia. The male subject was further charged with felony possession of a deadly weapon.

Handguns and cocaine seized on I-80

Handguns and cocaine seized on I-80

One person is in jail after a Seward County traffic stop on I-80.