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Defendant who slashed neck in courtroom doesn’t return

Defendant who slashed neck in courtroom doesn’t return

WILBER, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska murder trial has resumed without the presence of the defendant who slashed his neck in the courtroom. Judge Vicky Johnson noted 52-year-old Aubrey Trail’s absence to jurors Tuesday, saying Trail chose not to attend. Trail yelled “Bailey is innocent, and I curse you all” Monday before swiping something across…

Man accused of threatening to kill grandmother, burn house

Man accused of threatening to kill grandmother, burn house

HERSHEY, Neb. (AP) – Authorities say a 19-year-old man is accused of threatening to kill his grandmother and burn her house in western Nebraska’s Lincoln County. Court records say Deven Ward, of Hershey, is charged with terroristic threats and possessing a deadly weapon while committing a felony. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 11.…

Tecumseh State prison inmate dies at Lincoln hospital

Tecumseh State prison inmate dies at Lincoln hospital

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – An inmate in the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution has died at a Lincoln hospital. Prison officials say in a news release that 57-year-old Gage Capone died early Tuesday morning at Bryan Medical Center-West. Capone had begun serving a 35- to 57-year sentence in 2017 after being convicted in Lancaster County of…

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KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/26/19

KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/26/19

Runza Seniors (18-5) Tuesday Def. Lexington – 16-3 (10th Straight Win) Wednesday vs. Hastings – 7:30 (Fan Appreciation Night) — Post 52 Juniors (12-11) Tuesday Def. Lexington – 12-0 Wednesday vs. Hastings – 5:00 (Fan Appreciation Night) — Jersey’s Seniors (11-9) Tuesday Def. Central City – 3-2 Wednesday @ St. Paul – 8:00 — Five…

KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/24/19

KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/24/19

Runza Seniors (16-5) Monday @ Grand Island – 7:30 Tuesday @ Lexington – 7:30 Wednesday vs. Hastings – 7:30 (Fan Appreciation Night) — Post 52 Juniors (11-10) Monday @ Grand Island – 5:00 Tuesday @ Lexington – 5:00 Wednesday vs. Hastings – 5:00 (Fan Appreciation Night) — Jersey’s Seniors (10-9) Host Jersey’s Tournament This Weekend…

KGFW Sports – 5 Storm Players Heading to the NHL

KGFW Sports – 5 Storm Players Heading to the NHL

A team-record five Tri-City Storm players were picked in NHL draft over the weekend. Center Shane Pinto was the first pick of the second round and 32nd overall and was slected by Ottawa. Zac Jones was taken with the 68th pick by the New York Rangers while Ronnie Attard went to Philadelphia with the 72nd…

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Top NRA executive Chris Cox resigns amid tumultuous time for the gun group

Top NRA executive Chris Cox resigns amid tumultuous time for the gun group

Scott Olson/Getty Images(FAIRFAX, Va.) — A high-ranking leader of the NRA has resigned amid growing turmoil in the gun group.Chris Cox has stepped down from his post as the NRA’s chief lobbyist and principal political strategist for the Institute for Legislative Action — the lobbying arm for the NRA, according to Andrew Arulanandum, the NRA’s…

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Yankees break MLB record with HR in 28th straight game

Yankees break MLB record with HR in 28th straight game

miflippo/iStock(NEW YORK) — The New York Yankees hit it out of the park Tuesday night.Not only did the team hit four home runs to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3, but, in doing so, broke a Major League Baseball record for the most consecutive games with a homer.The record, previously held by the 2002 Texas…

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Wetter, stormier weather returns to the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, a wetter pattern is becoming established, following a brief period of dry weather that allowed some corn and soybean planting to take place in drier and better-drained areas. Currently, showers and thunderstorms stretch from the Dakotas to Ohio. In addition, much cooler air is overspreading the northern Corn Belt. On the…

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