Nebraska Crime & Safety

Nebraska State Patrol helps corral hogs after crash

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — A semi hauling hogs crashed on I-80 near Grand Island Wednesday. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, the driver is okay, but a team effort was needed to corral the 20 or so hogs following the crash.
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Nebraska State Patrol chases down hogs after accident near Grand Island

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- Wednesday evening, the Nebraska State Patrol responded to an accident near Grand Island. A livestock trailer transporting hogs overturned on I-80 near Grand Island around 5:00 p.m. The driver of the semi-truck was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Unfortunately, a few hogs died at the...
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School bus, semi collision in Nebraska injures 11 children

CHAMPION, Neb. (AP) — Officials say 11 children and two adult drivers were injured when a semitrailer truck collided with a school bus in southwestern Nebraska. The Chase County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Tuesday afternoon on a rural highway near Champion. A bus dropping off children from school turned left in front of a semi loaded with grain. The crash caused bus to spin and tip on its side, and the truck was forced into a ditch. Investigators say 11 children ages 6 to 15 were on the bus and were taken to the Chase County hospital “with a wide range of injuries.”
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Madison resident killed, another seriously injured in crash in Nebraska

OGALLALA, Neb. — One Madison resident was killed and another resident was injured in a crash in Nebraska Monday. Nebraska State Patrol officials said the pair were traveling west in a Toyota Prius on I-80 near Ogallala on Monday afternoon when an eastbound Lincoln MKC crossed the center line and crashed into their vehicle. 74-year-old Anke Boudreau, who was a...

GIPD investigating additional meat theft

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — More meat thefts have hit central Nebraska. Grand Island Police said they received a report from GIX Logistics Tuesday morning that two semi loads of fresh beef valued at $277,549 were stolen from JBS between Sept. 21 and Sept. 22. Capt. Jim Duering said meat...

CNC Technologies delivers airborne law enforcement mission suite for NSP’s Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

Estimated reading time 3 minutes, 4 seconds. CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, announced today it has delivered a completed Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter with a full airborne mission suite for the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP). Installed by aircraft integrator AeroBrigham of Decatur, Texas, the state-of-the-art mission suite provides the NSP with a comprehensive patrol, surveillance and communications solution that is fully interoperable with the agency’s existing aircraft and technology infrastructure.

Nebraska State Patrol investigating fatal crash near Ogallala

OGALLALA, Neb. — The Nebraska State Patrol said it's investigating a fatal crash near Ogallala on Monday afternoon. Officials said the crash happened around 1:50 p.m. near mile marker 124 on Interstate 80. According to state patrol, an eastbound Lincoln MKC crossed the center line and collided with a...

Patrol encourages Nebraskans to report suspicious activity

LINCOLN, Neb.-In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Nebraska State Patrol is reminding all Nebraskans of the options available to report suspicious activity. Sunday, September 25, was #SeeSayDay across the United States. The event serves as a reminder of the “If you see something, say something”...

Nebraska State Patrol arrests two in separate pursuits

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Two pursuits on opposite ends of the state ended with two people arrested. Nebraska State Patrol says troopers were in pursuits over the weekend in both Lincoln and Douglas Counies. The first pursuit happened Saturday in Lincoln County. Troopers received a report that a Dodge Challenger...

Two arrested after separate pursuits, Nebraska State Patrol says

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Two people were arrested this weekend after pursuits on opposite sides of the state, the Nebraska State Patrol said. Saturday evening, a Dodge Challenger was seen going over 100 miles per hour on Interstate 80 in Dawson County. A trooper later saw the vehicle going...