Latest Scottsbluff News

Sheriff IDs 2 people killed in crash near Scottsbluff

May. 12, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials have identified two people killed in a head-on crash in western Nebraska over the weekend. The crash happened around 9 a.m. Saturday on Highland Road about 3.5 miles east of Scottsbluff, according to the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s office. The...

1 person dies in rural collision near Scottsbluff

May. 10, 2020 12:13 PM EDT

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — One person died after two vehicles collided east of Scottsbluff. The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's office said the crash happened around 9 a.m. Saturday on Highland Road about 3.5 miles east of Scottsbluff. The sheriff's office said an eastbound vehicle crossed the center line and...

Western Nebraska man charged in rape of 12-year-old girl

Apr. 21, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl has been charged with first-degree sexual assault of a minor. Gering police said in an arrest affidavit that the girl was taken to a Scottsbluff emergency room in December, where she told authorities she had been sexually...

Spring snow storm set to bring winter back to Nebraska, Iowa

Apr. 16, 2020 8:55 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Residents in Nebraska and Iowa are bracing for a spring snow storm that could drop nearly a foot of snow in some places. Snow began falling overnight in western Nebraska, and was expected to continue throughout Thursday as the storm moves east across the state into Iowa. The National...

Police: 2 found dead in storage unit died of CO poisoning

Apr. 14, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — Two people found dead in February inside a parked car in a storage unit died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, authorities have reported. A news release from the Scotts Bluff County Attorney’s Office issued Monday night said the ruling came after extensive...