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KPD investigating ‘swatting’ hoax

KPD investigating ‘swatting’ hoax

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Kearney Police Chief Bryan Waugh says law enforcement will “put the same effort into locating the person(s) responsible” for yesterday’s ‘swatting’ hoax as they did into the massive response itself. KPD and the Buffalo County Sheriff’s office set up roadblocks with weapons drawn around a residential neighborhood at 4th Avenue and Railroad…

Lexington man found down in bar parking lot dies; 1 arrested

Lexington man found down in bar parking lot dies; 1 arrested

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) – Police in south-central Nebraska say a Lexington man has died following an assault, and another man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder. Television station NTV reports that Lexington police were called to a downtown Lexington bar around 1:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a man lying unresponsive in…

Tiny Nebraska town’s residents mull moving uphill

Tiny Nebraska town’s residents mull moving uphill

WINSLOW, Neb. (AP) – Residents of a tiny Nebraska community who are reeling from flooding this year are considering whether to move their entire town uphill. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the swollen Elkhorn River flowed in mid-March over a levee built to protect Winslow, damaging almost all 38 homes and 10 other buildings in…

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KGFW Sports – Huskers and Adidas Debut 2019 Alternate Uniforms

KGFW Sports – Huskers and Adidas Debut 2019 Alternate Uniforms

Nebraska and adidas introduced the Husker’s 2019 Alternate Uniforms Monday. The look is inspired by the “Blackshirts,” a reference to the Huskers’ starting defensive unit. The uniforms use a black base jersey with traditional red and white accents, and a white helmet featuring a black “N”. A skull-and-crossbones logo is on the jersey’s sleeve caps.…

KGFW Sports – 62nd Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

KGFW Sports – 62nd Shrine Bowl Coaches Announced

Coaches for the 2020 Nebraska Shrine Bowl were announced this morning. Lincoln High Head Football Coach Mark Macke, who has led the Links back into Nebraska high school football prominence, will guide the North team. Ashland-Greenwood Head Football Coach Ryan Thompson, who led the Bluejays to seven straight playoff appearances between 2009 and 2015, a…

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NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner’s death fired

NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner’s death fired

tillsonburg/iStock(NEW YORK) — More than five years after the death of Eric Garner was captured on cell phone video, the officer responsible for causing his death was terminated from New York City’s Police Department.Since July 17, 2014, NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo has waited to learn whether he can remain on the force with the plainclothes…

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Report: Dwight Howard’s reps given green light to talk to Lakers

Report: Dwight Howard’s reps given green light to talk to Lakers

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Is Dwight Howard’s short time with the Memphis Grizzlies close to coming to an end?League sources tell ESPN the center’s representatives have been given permission to talk to other teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom Howard played for in 2012.Los Angeles’ interest in the 33-year-old comes…

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Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s ‘The Morning Show’ debuts first trailer

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s ‘The Morning Show’ debuts first trailer

Apple Inc.(NEW YORK) — Your first look at Apple TV’s The Morning Show is here. The drama debuted its first trailer Monday, which begins with Jennifer Aniston’s morning show anchor Alex Levy announcing the departure of her longtime co-host Mitch Kessler, played by Steve Carell, following “allegations” against him. Reese Witherspoon plays Bradley Jackson, a…