I-80 lanes reopened near Shelton

I-80 lanes reopened near Shelton

Nebraska 511 (@Nebraska511) tweeted at 8:45 AM on Wed, Nov 30, 2022:Update: The EB lanes and exit ramp are now open. (https://twitter.com/Nebraska511/status/1597965125109141505?t=tBbuLFJueNT9btmUKT3MqQ&s=03) Shelton, Neb. -- Authorities say both eastbound lanes near the Shelton exit have been reopened after ongoing efforts to cleanup after the rollover of a semi carrying hazardous…
Railroad unions decry Biden’s plan to block possible strike

Railroad unions decry Biden’s plan to block possible strike

Omaha, Neb. -- President Joe Biden’s call for Congress to intervene in the railroad contract dispute undercuts efforts to address workers’ quality of life concerns and unions decried the move. But businesses stress that it is crucial to avoid a strike that would devastate the economy. Biden and House Speaker…
Kearney search warrant yields drugs, weapons and two arrests

Kearney search warrant yields drugs, weapons and two arrests

On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at approximately 8:15 am, Kearney Police Department alongwith Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol and Homeland SecurityInvestigations, FBI, Tri-Cities Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT) served a search warrant atValley View Trailer Park #273. Kearney Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol had received information regardingongoing…
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Congressman Donald McEachin

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Congressman Donald McEachin

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a request from the White House, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff to honor Congressman Donald McEachin. McEachin had represented Virginia’s 4th  District in the U.S. House of Representatives since January 2017.  He passed away on November…
Business groups urge Congress to block potential rail strike

Business groups urge Congress to block potential rail strike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Business groups are increasing the pressure on lawmakers to intervene and block a railroad strike before next month's deadline in the stalled contract talks. A coalition of more than 400 business groups sent a letter to Congressional leaders Monday urging them to step in because of…
Troopers Arrest 26 Impaired Drivers Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Troopers Arrest 26 Impaired Drivers Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Lincoln, Neb. -- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol removed from the road 26 impaired drivers during Thanksgiving weekend. This weekend marked one of the busiest travel times of the year and coincided with the national Click it or Ticket campaign. Troopers across Nebraska joined law enforcement officers across the country in…
TSCI takes additional step toward resuming normal operations

TSCI takes additional step toward resuming normal operations

Tecumseh, Neb. -- The Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) is taking another step toward resuming a normal operational schedule. The facility will increase inmate movement on the weekends – a move that started Saturday, Nov. 26. “The facility has been operating under a staffing emergency since December 2019, which is…