Rollover Crash North of Kimball Kills Scottsbluff Man

Rollover Crash North of Kimball Kills Scottsbluff Man

Authorities say a Scottsbluff man died as the result of a one-vehicle rollover crash north of Kimball Thursday night. The Nebraska State Patrol says around 11:15 p.m., Kimball County authorities received a call about a single-vehicle crash on Highway 71 just north of town, and on arrival, deputies located a…
Scottsbluff Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Meth Distribution

Scottsbluff Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Meth Distribution

United States Attorney Jan Sharp Friday announced that 42-year-old Shannon Rojas of Scottsbluff was sentenced in federal court in Lincoln, Nebraska, for distribution of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.  Senior United States District Judge Joseph F. Bataillon sentenced Rojas to 70 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by a four-year…
Troopers On Patrol For Impaired Drivers Over Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers On Patrol For Impaired Drivers Over Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol will be working overtime across the state during Memorial Day weekend. The annual Click It or Ticket initiative continues until Sunday, June 5. In addition to the Click It or Ticket effort, troopers will also be taking part in localized enforcement operations focused on impaired driving. This effort…
Moore Sent to Prison for 2020 Attack on Landlord

Moore Sent to Prison for 2020 Attack on Landlord

A 56-year-old Scottsbluff man awaiting trial on a murder charge has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for his conviction on charges stemming from a separate incident two years ago. Scotts Bluff County District Court Judge Andrea Miller gave Gregory Moore a sentence of not less than,…
Brothers Seek to Open Small Scale Processing Facility in Gering

Brothers Seek to Open Small Scale Processing Facility in Gering

A local group of investors is working to bring a small USDA-inspected cattle processing facility to Gering.  The Pumpkin Creek Meat Company, LLC will be owned by Dean Lerwick and his brother Jared and is still in the planning stages. “In order to get any of these slaughter facilities built,…
New Acting U.S. Attorney for District of Nebraska Announced

New Acting U.S. Attorney for District of Nebraska Announced

Career prosecutor Steven A. Russell has been named the Acting United States Attorney to take over following the retirement of Interim United States Attorney Jan W. Sharp.  Russell’s appointment will be effective on May 28, 2022.  Russell, a 1982 graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Law, has been…
Eleven Indicted on Federal Charges Tied to Pandemic Relief Programs

Eleven Indicted on Federal Charges Tied to Pandemic Relief Programs

A federal Grand Jury in Nebraska has indicted 11 people on charges they obtained money from pandemic relief programs illegally. According to U.S. Attorney for Nebraska Jan Sharp, the defendants were arrested Wednesday by federal authorities on charges of Wire Fraud, Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud and Money Laundering. Charged…