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2 Offutt Air Force Base residents killed in Iowa crash

2 Offutt Air Force Base residents killed in Iowa crash

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) – Authorities say two residents of Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha have been killed in a crash in Iowa, just across the Missouri River from the base. The Iowa State Patrol says the crash happened early Sunday morning east of the Bellevue toll bridge in rural Iowa. Investigators say a…

UNK reporting 23 cases of COVID-19

UNK reporting 23 cases of COVID-19

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) The University of Nebraska-Kearney has reported 23 cases of COVID-19 among students, athletes, coaches and faculty. Team practices have been cancelled since July 24th after the first positive case was reported to university officials. Most of the cases have been asymptomatic or have shown minor symptoms. UNK Senior Director of Communications…

Nebraska parole bill advances after explosive debate

Nebraska parole bill advances after explosive debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A bill that would allow some Nebraska prisoners to qualify for early parole won first-round approval from lawmakers, despite one opponent who read a Dr. Seuss book out loud to try to delay the vote. The surprise stall tactic by Sen. Andrew La Grone drew a furious response from the bill’s…

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KGFW Sports – ACC Schedules, Huskers Recruiting and Legion Baseball

KGFW Sports – ACC Schedules, Huskers Recruiting and Legion Baseball

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced an 11-game scheduling plan for the 2020 season. The ACC will begin play Sept. 12th with its 14 member teams, plus independent Notre Dame, playing a ten-game conference schedule. They will allow one non-conference game – that must be played in the home state of the ACC team scheduling…

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FBI catches man 46 years after he escaped from Denver prison

FBI catches man 46 years after he escaped from Denver prison

Raghu_Ramaswamy/iStockBy MARK OSBORNE, ABC News(DENVER) — The old saying is “you can run, but you can’t hide.” It worked for a long time for one prison escapee, but the FBI finally caught up to him in hiding on Wednesday.After 46 years, Luis Archuleta was arrested in New Mexico, and will be returned to Denver, where…

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Scoreboard roundup — 8/5/20

Scoreboard roundup — 8/5/20

iStockBy ABC News(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUESt. Louis, Detroit (Postponed)Philadelphia 11, NY Yanks 7NY Yankees 3, Philadelphia 1Miami 1, Baltimore 0Minnesota 5, Pittsburgh 2Cleveland 2, Cincinnati 0Toronto 2, Atlanta 1Milwaukee 1, Chi White Sox 0Arizona 14, Houston 7AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 5, Tampa Bay 0Oakland 6, Texas 4Seattle 7,…

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Missouri State Fair livestock show entries rise in 2020

Missouri State Fair livestock show entries rise in 2020

Despite most of the state fair being canceled, this year has more livestock show entries than 2019.   The total number of 4 – H and FFA entries is more than 500 above last year with more than 5,400 hundred entries.   Pigs have the most with nearly 1900 head registered, followed by beef cattle…

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Oprah faces backlash for calling out white privilege because she’s rich

Oprah faces backlash for calling out white privilege because she’s rich

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for THR(LOS ANGELES) — Oprah Winfrey is facing backlash over her comments about white privilege.  During the latest episode of the Apple TV+ series The Oprah Conversation, the 66-year-old media mogul, who was joined by former NFL pro and race activist Emmanuel Acho, opened the floor up for non-Black viewers to ask questions.  One guest took this opportunity…