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Friday Morning Police Chase

On November 27, 2020, at 4:36 am, officers with the McCook Police Department
attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic ... continue reading

More charges filed in deadly attack at Nebraska restaurant

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have filed additional charges against a 23-year-old man in a shooting at a Nebraska ... continue reading

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MCCOOK POLICE DEPARTMENT MEDIA RELEASE

Release from McCook Police Department:

 

On November 19, 2020, at 1016, the McCook Police Department wa... continue reading

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14 year old Apprehended After Pursuit in Omaha

NOVEMBER 19, 2020 (OMAHA, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) apprehended a juvenile following... continue reading

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Suspect Arrested After Confrontation with Trooper

NOVEMBER 16, 2020 (KEARNEY, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and Buffalo County Sheriff&rsq... continue reading

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Nebraska Board of Education recommends mask mandate

(Lincoln, NE) - The State Board of Education is recommending a statewide mask mandate to ensure the safety of all students, ... continue reading

Covid 19

2nd virus vaccine shows overwhelming success in US tests

There's more promising news on the COVID-19 vaccine front as Moderna says its shot provides strong protection against the co... continue reading

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Governor Ricketts and First Lady Shore to Quarantine

LINCOLN – Today, the Office of Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that the Governor and First La... continue reading

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Arrest Made in Hwy 6 and 34 Collision

Charles Edward Decker, age 36 of Indianola, Nebraska died as a result of a motor-vehicle collision between two vehicles on H... continue reading

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2 Motor Vehicle Accident on Hwy 6 and 34

Red Willow County Sheriff's Office Received a report of a two-vehicle accident on Highway 6-34 at mm 96. Two Red Willow Coun... continue reading

Community Risk Dial

COVID 19 Community Risk Dial Moved to Orange

The COVID-19 Community Risk Dial for the week of October 5th is orange, meaning residents of southwest Nebraska have a high ... continue reading

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NSP Investigating Report of Terroristic Threats in Eagle

OCTOBER 6, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a report of a man making terroristi... continue reading

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Nebraska reports 901 new virus cases along with 2 new deaths

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska reported 901 new coronavirus cases and two new deaths linked to COVID-19 over the weekend.... continue reading

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Lincoln Man Arrested in Child Pornography Investigation

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Technical Crimes Unit an... continue reading

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Gibbon woman killed in 2 vehicle crash in Custer County

BERWYN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a young Gibbon woman died in a two-vehicle crash in Custer County near Berwyn. The... continue reading

Longtime North Platte doctor dies from COVID 19

NORTH PLATTE., Neb. (AP) —  A longtime North Platte doctor has died from COVID-19 as the state reported more than... continue reading

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Ecstasy Marijuana Handgun Found During I80 Traffic Stop

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after... continue reading

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Accident

At approximately 12:17 p.m., Sunday, September 6th, Officers from the McCook Police Department responded to the City of McCo... continue reading

Four Missing Juveniles Apprehended Following Pursuit With Stolen Car

Nebraska State Troopers, with assistance from Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies and McCook Police Officers, have taken... continue reading

Broken Bow Cancels More Classes Due To COVID19

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska school district has canceled most classes this week after three staff members te... continue reading

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Southwest Public Health Department COVID update

McCook, Ne - Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department has been notified of 21 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past we... continue reading

Troopers Find Nearly 2300 LBS of Marijuana During Motorist Assist

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Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested one person after discovering nearly 2... continue reading

Nebraska Road Construction

Maintenance Work Will Begin on Highway 25 South of Hayes Center at the End of August

August 14, 2020 (McCook, Neb.) — Weather permitting, a chip seal project will begin August 31 on N-25,
according ... continue reading

Rock Creek State Park and Fish Hatchery

Road leading to Rock Creek Lake SRA reopens

LINCOLN, Neb. – The section of Rock Creek Road leading into Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area and to Rock Creek St... continue reading