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Authorities charge volunteer firefighter with sexual assault

Oct. 24, 2021 16:49 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Waterloo volunteer firefighter has been charged with sexual assault after authorities say he drugged a woman and attacked her while she was incapacitated. The Douglas County Attorney has charged 27-year-old Brandon Hanusek with first-degree sexual...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 24, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alliance Tournament= Pool A= Alliance def. Yuma, Colo., 25-11, 25-15 North Platte def. Alliance North Platte def. Oelrichs, S.D., 25-0, 25-0 Yuma,...

Neither police officer, suspect struck in gunfire exchange

Oct. 23, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha police officer exchanged gunfire Friday afternoon with a suspect in the theft of catalytic converters, but neither the officer nor the 17-year-old youth he was pursuing were struck by the bullets. The Omaha Police Department said in a news...

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 ...

Police seek 28-year-old man in killing of western Iowa woman

Oct. 22, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A Council Bluffs woman was fatally shot in her home early Friday, and police were searching for a 28-year-old man in the killing. Police said officers were called to a home just before 3:30 a.m. Friday and found McKayla Glover, 24, of...

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,...

Thursday's Scores

Oct. 21, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bellevue West 48, Lincoln High 6 Boone Central 53, O'Neill 0 Boys Town 41, Omaha Concordia 7 Hampton 49, Santee 7 Lincoln Southwest 24, Omaha Central 20 ...

What could happen next with indicted US Rep. Fortenberry

Oct. 21, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The indictment of U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry could have a big impact on his future in Nebraska politics and the 2022 election, opening the door to possible outcomes that would have seemed far-fetched just days ago. The nine-term Republican congressman...

Union Pacific Q3 profit up 23% even with flat volume

Oct. 21, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific hauled in 23% more profit in the third quarter even though the total number of shipments it delivered remained flat overall and the supply chain remained clogged. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad said Thursday that it made $1.67...

Wednesday's Scores

Oct. 21, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Exeter/Milligan def. Shelby/Rising City, 24-26, 25-23, 25-10, 25-8 Heartland Athletic Conference= Consolation= Columbus def. Lincoln Southeast, 25-22, 25-18 Kearney def....