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Nebraska man who set fire to and stabbed wife gets probation

Dec. 03, 2021 13:54 PM EST

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Grand Island man who set his wife on fire before stabbing and beating her has avoided jail time after being sentenced to probation. District Judge Andrew Butler sentenced Giannini Cervantes, 39, on Tuesday to 42 months’ probation for...

New state casino rules to require $1 million license fee

Nov. 14, 2021 14:40 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — To operate a casino at a Nebraska horse racetrack companies will have to pay $1 million for a 20-year license and follow a litany of other rules. The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission released the new casino rules on Friday. Voters authorized...

28-year-old shot, killed in Nebraska

Nov. 04, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deadly shooting of a 28-year-old man in Grand Island. The Grand Island Independent reports that police responded just after 3 a.m. Thursday and found Tesloach Kek Yiel wounded. He was rushed to a hospital,...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 31, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= NSAA District Final= Class B= District B-1= Norris def. Blair, 25-12, 25-5, 25-10 District B-2= Omaha Skutt Catholic def. Elkhorn, 25-7, 25-13, 25-6 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 30, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All-Nations Class 9B State= Semifinal= McLaughlin, S.D. 42, Omaha Nation 6 Winnebago 52, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, S.D. 0 NSAA Playoffs= Class A= ...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 27, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= NSAA Playoffs= Class A= District A-1= Omaha Marian def. Lincoln High, 25-19, 25-13, 25-14 Papillion-LaVista South def. North Platte, 25-11, 25-11, 25-5 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Central 42, Fillmore Central 13 Aquinas 42, Tekamah-Herman 6 Archbishop Bergan 49, Ponca 14 Arthur County 52, South Platte 18 Ashland-Greenwood 30, Platteview 7 ...

Thursday's Scores

Oct. 22, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Beatrice def. Nebraska City, 25-22, 25-11, 25-14 Bishop Neumann def. Malcolm, 25-23, 21-25, 25-15, 25-21 Blair def. Omaha Christian Academy, 25-21, 18-25, 25-18, 25-22 Chadron def. Alliance,...

Tuesday's Scores

Oct. 20, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Adams Central def. Holdrege, 25-16, 21-25, 25-17 Ainsworth def. South Loup, 26-24, 27-25, 25-23 Amherst def. Gothenburg, 18-25, 25-23, 18-25, 25-22, 15-13 Archbishop Bergan def....

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 17, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Centennial Conference Tournament= Bishop Neumann def. Wilber-Clatonia, 25-11, 25-10 Centennial def. Milford, 25-22, 26-24 Fairbury def. Wood River Sutton def. Fillmore...