Category Archives: KGFW News

UNK Statement on death of Dick Collins

UNK Statement on death of Dick Collins

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the University of Nebraska-Kearney: University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen has issued the following statement on the death of longtime Loper Athletics employee Dick Collins of Kearney. Collins died Tuesday at Kearney Regional Medical Center. He was 73. “Dick’s passing is a devastating blow to UNK…Read more »

Five Arrested Following Traffic Stop in Red Willow County

Five Arrested Following Traffic Stop in Red Willow County

MCCOOK, Neb. – Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested five people following a traffic stop on Highway 6 near McCook Tuesday evening. At approximately 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper performed a traffic stop on a Dodge Journey that was driving without its lights on. The vehicle also had no license plates. During the…Read more »

Troopers Locate 35 LBs of Marijuana Hidden in Tires

Troopers Locate 35 LBs of Marijuana Hidden in Tires

GILTNER, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska State Patrol: Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people after locating more than 30 pounds of marijuana hidden inside tires. At approximately 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, a trooper contacted the driver of a Hyundai Santa Fe at a gas station at the Giltner interchange…Read more »

Several Controlled Substances, Gun Found in I-80 Traffic Stop

Several Controlled Substances, Gun Found in I-80 Traffic Stop

MAXWELL, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska State Patrol: Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested a South Carolina man after locating several controlled substances and a firearm during a traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 80. At approximately 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a Honda Accord speeding at mile marker…Read more »

Pursuit in Southeast Nebraska Leads to Arrest

Pursuit in Southeast Nebraska Leads to Arrest

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.- The following is from the Nebraska State Patrol: Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested an Iowa man following a pursuit in southeast Nebraska Monday. The pursuit ended near Nebraska City. The incident began at approximately 4:55 p.m. Monday with a report of a Chevrolet Malibu unable to maintain its lane and…Read more »

Troopers Locate 177 LBs of Marijuana, Gun in Two I-80 Incidents

Troopers Locate 177 LBs of Marijuana, Gun in Two I-80 Incidents

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska State Patrol: Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have arrested three people and seized 177 pounds of marijuana and one handgun during two separate incidents on Sunday. At approximately 10:10 a.m. a trooper was at a gas station at the Milford interchange of Interstate 80,…Read more »

Bomb Threat at Buffalo County Courthouse Thursday

Bomb Threat at Buffalo County Courthouse Thursday

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is from the Buffalo County Courthouse: At approximately 8:45 AM this morning Thursday, January 7, 2020 Buffalo County authorities received a 911 report from a citizen that suggested a person or persons unknown may have placed a bomb at the Buffalo County courthouse. The alleged threat was non-specific in nature…Read more »

Nebraska Leaders release statements on violence at US Capitol

Nebraska Leaders release statements on violence at US Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following statements have been made by Nebraska officials in regards to the violence at the US Capitol: U.S. Senator Ben Sasse: “Today, the United States Capitol — the world’s greatest symbol of self-government — was ransacked while the leader of the free world cowered behind his keyboard — tweeting against his…Read more »