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Nebraska Supreme Court denies appeal of death row inmate

Jun 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has denied the postconviction appeal of a death row inmate who said his defense attorney was ...
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Uncertainty looms over possible Nebraska abortion session

Jun 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could be headed to a special session to try to ban abortions now that the U.S. Supreme Court has given states t...
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Man Arrested Following Peru Shooting Investigation

Jun 26, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

JUNE 24, 2022 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — One person has been arrested following an investigating into a shooting that occurred last weekend in P...
100 Square Body Auction Generating Plenty Of Buzz

100 Square Body Auction Generating Plenty Of Buzz

Jun 24, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

It’s a giant weekend for truck enthusiasts in Grand Island as the 100 square body auction will get underway on Saturday.  KRGI News Dir...
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Downtown On-Street Parking Re-Striping

Jun 16, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Nebraska — The City of Grand Island Streets Division is announcing that there will be overnight parking restrictions on select ...
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YWCA of Grand Island Taking Nominees for 2022 Woman of Distinction

Jun 15, 2022 / YWCA/Grand Island Release

(Grand Island, NE) - Do you know a woman who is inspiring? A woman who is innovative? A woman with exemplary talentand achievements? A woman who br...
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Suspect Arrested After Shooting in Rushville

Jun 10, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

(SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating a sh...
Grand Island Children’s Museum starts master planning for exhibits

Grand Island Children’s Museum starts master planning for exhibits

Jun 7, 2022 / Grand Island Children's Museum Release

GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA — The Grand Island Children’s Museum (GICM) has completed its initial stages of bringing a Science, technology, ...
Great White & Slaughter to perform at the Buffalo County Fair

Great White & Slaughter to perform at the Buffalo County Fair

Jun 3, 2022 / Buffalo County Fair Release

KEARNEY, NE – Great White is slated to rock the LandMark Implement Arena on SaturdayJuly 23rd with Slaughter. With hits like “Once Bitt...
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2 killed, 19 injured after car barrels into Nebraska crowd

May 30, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a crash in Nebraska’s capital has left two dead and 19 others hospitalized, including many pedestr...
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Man sentenced to 70 years to life in Lincoln officer's death

May 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old man who shot and killed a Lincoln police officer has been sentenced to 70 years to life in prison. Felipe ...
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Man who killed Husker football player grandad dies in prison

May 24, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man with a long history of mental illness when he killed the grandfather of two Nebraska football players more than tw...
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Demolition Begins On Old Engleman School Building

May 24, 2022 / GIPS Release

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Public Schools is saying farewell to the old Engleman school building on Capital Avenue that once housed classroo...
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Arrest In Sunday Morning Grand Island High Speed Pursuit

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Sunday, May 22nd Grand Island Police were dispatched at approximately 12:06 am to the area of Sheridan Ave. and W. Waugh stree...
Failure to Use Turn Signal Leads to Hall County Warrant Arrest

Failure to Use Turn Signal Leads to Hall County Warrant Arrest

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Police stopped a vehicle on Friday, May 20th for failing to use its turn signal 100 feet prior to an intersection...
Car Strikes Grand Island Property Leads to Fourth DUI Arrest

Car Strikes Grand Island Property Leads to Fourth DUI Arrest

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Saturday morning at approximately 1:47 am Grand Island Police arrived to find Jose Landaverde to be in actual physical control...
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Summer Reading Programs for All Ages

May 18, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — The Grand Island Public Library is excited to announce thereturn of fully in-person summer programming for kids, teens, ...
Phase Two to Start on Custer Ave Project

Phase Two to Start on Custer Ave Project

May 16, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Nebraska — The City of Grand Island Public Works Department is announcing the Custer Avenue Paving Improvement Project is curre...
1 dead, 8 households displaced in Waverly fire

1 dead, 8 households displaced in Waverly fire

May 11, 2022 / Ap

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Fire authorities say one person died and several others were left without a home in a fire that gutted a southeastern Ne...
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Officials ID Neligh police chief, woman involved in shooting

May 10, 2022 / Ap

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prosecutor has identified an officer who shot a driver accused of dragging the officer with her car as Neligh ...
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Grand Island Public Library Director Announces New Strategic Plan

May 10, 2022 / City of Grand Island Release

Grand Island, Neb. — Celine Swan, director of Grand Island Public Library, hasannounced the release of a new five-year strategic plan, which ...
GIPD Seeking Woman in Forgery Case

GIPD Seeking Woman in Forgery Case

May 6, 2022 / GIPD Release

(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Police Department is seeking the public's help to identify the woman in these photos. She is a person of inte...
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Report: Draft opinion suggests high court could overturn Roe

May 3, 2022 / Ap

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legaliz...
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Northwest Show Choir Wins National Competition

May 1, 2022 / KRGI News

(Branson, MO) - 14 Karat Gold is coming home with some hardware after winning the Fame Show Choir National Finals Championship this weekend at Welk...
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GIPS Adds Evening Session to Impact & Insight

Apr 30, 2022 / GIPS Release

In support of the growing interest in this event, we have added an evening slot in addition to the afternoon gathering.  This will hopefully a...