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Sheriff's office: 2 drowned in crash into Nebraska canal

Jun. 14, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

MAXWELL, Neb. (AP) — Two people drowned last week when the pickup truck they were in rolled into a water-filled canal in western Nebraska, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said. The crash happened Thursday afternoon when the truck lost control on a rural road and...

Nebraska patrol seizes 230 pounds of pot in 2 traffic stops

Apr. 21, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Patrol troopers seized more that 230 pounds of marijuana and arrested four people in traffic stops in Interstate 80 this week. On Monday afternoon, a trooper who stopped a pickup truck on an exit ramp between Lexington and Cozad found...