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GI Man Arrested For DUI After Running Into A Pedestrian

Jun 13, 2022 / Press Release

Early this morning officers with the Grand Island police department responded to 2430 N Broadwell Ave reference a personal injury accident.  ...
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GIPS Swaps Early Out Wednesdays for More Strategic Support & Teacher Planning Times in ‘22-’23

Jun 10, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island Public Schools is making bold moves to better support students, families, and teachers with a revised 2022-2023 school year calendar.&...
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Suspect Arrested After Shooting in Rushville

Jun 10, 2022 / Nebraska State Patrol

(SCOTTSBLUFF, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating a sh...
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With new senator, Nebraska abortion opponents gain ground

Jun 9, 2022 / AP

Abortion-rights opponents are inching closer to a filibuster-proof super-majority in the Nebraska Legislature that would let them outlaw abortion i...
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Fatal Shooting In North Platte

Jun 9, 2022 / Press Release

On June 8, 2022 at 3:45 p.m. the Lincoln County 911 Center received a report of a shooting at 10th and Roosevelt Street, North Platte, NE. Deputies...
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Coleman named president of Good Samaritan

Jun 9, 2022 / Press Release

CHI Health Good Samaritan announces Curt Coleman, will be the hospital’s new president starting Aug. 1. Coleman currently serves as president...
Grand Island Man Taken Into Custody After 40 Minutes Of Negotiations

Grand Island Man Taken Into Custody After 40 Minutes Of Negotiations

Jun 8, 2022 / Press Release

On June 7th, 2022, Officers of the Grand Island Police Department  observed Rodney Mendoza run into the front door of 520 E. 16th Street in Gr...
Grand Island Children’s Museum starts master planning for exhibits

Grand Island Children’s Museum starts master planning for exhibits

Jun 7, 2022 / Grand Island Children's Museum Release

GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA — The Grand Island Children’s Museum (GICM) has completed its initial stages of bringing a Science, technology, ...
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Manka To Spend At Least 45 Years In Prison For Summer Shooting

Jun 7, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Grand Island man who was involved in taking another man hostage after escaping from custody this spring was sentenced yesterday for crimes commit...
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Area In Enhanced Risk For Severe Weather

Jun 7, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

Severe Weather rolled through central Nebraska last night and more could be on the way today. Kearney, Minden and Axtell took the brunt of the dam...
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GIPD Officer Assaulted With Laser

Jun 6, 2022 / Press Release

This past Saturday Officer Jacobson of the GIPD was on patrol when a passenger in a vehicle shined a laser into the eye of the officer causing temp...
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GI Teen Arrested On Drug and Firearms Charges

Jun 6, 2022 / Press Release

On June 3 2022 at approximately 10:10 AM, a search warrant was executed at Grand Island residence. During this search, numerous illegal drug items...
 Manka facing multiple charges from March 25 escape and standoff.

Manka facing multiple charges from March 25 escape and standoff.

Jun 6, 2022 / Tyson Havranek

A Grand Island man is facing multiple charges after he took a man hostage earlier this spring. 27-year-old Tyler Manka is charged in Hall County D...
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updated information on fatality accident

Jun 6, 2022 / Press Release

A further investigation has been done into the fatality accident on 5/16/22 near Highway 30 and Burwick Road. The driver of the motorcycle, Kent R...
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GIPS Announces Two New “Feeder” Schools for Westridge Middle School

Jun 3, 2022 / Press Release

Grand Island Public Schools is making some strategic adjustments to better champion student opportunities and teacher support.  Beginning in t...
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Suspicious Vehicle Leads To Arrest

Jun 3, 2022 / Press Release

Early Friday morning Grand Island Police Officers located a suspicious vehicle near 7th St E & Plum St at the Plum Street Station Parking Lot.&...
Great White & Slaughter to perform at the Buffalo County Fair

Great White & Slaughter to perform at the Buffalo County Fair

Jun 3, 2022 / Buffalo County Fair Release

KEARNEY, NE – Great White is slated to rock the LandMark Implement Arena on SaturdayJuly 23rd with Slaughter. With hits like “Once Bitt...
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GI Police Investigating Gunshots Fired At Residence

Jun 2, 2022 / Press Release

  Grand Island police are investigating after Officers heard approximately 6-8 gunshots coming from the west while near the 500 block of East...
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Felon Arrested After Making Terroristic Threats

May 31, 2022 / Press Release

A Grand Island man has been arrested after threatening another man’s life. Matthew Stout was contacted and arrested after he reportedly thre...
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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Related Arrest

May 31, 2022 / Press Release

Sunday afternoon a Vehicle was stopped for violating a traffic light while it was north bound on Broadwell Avenue Upon contact from GIPD, a strong...
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2 killed, 19 injured after car barrels into Nebraska crowd

May 30, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a crash in Nebraska’s capital has left two dead and 19 others hospitalized, including many pedestr...
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Man sentenced to 70 years to life in Lincoln officer's death

May 26, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old man who shot and killed a Lincoln police officer has been sentenced to 70 years to life in prison. Felipe ...
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Man who killed Husker football player grandad dies in prison

May 24, 2022 / Ap

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man with a long history of mental illness when he killed the grandfather of two Nebraska football players more than tw...
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Demolition Begins On Old Engleman School Building

May 24, 2022 / GIPS Release

(Grand Island, NE) - Grand Island Public Schools is saying farewell to the old Engleman school building on Capital Avenue that once housed classroo...
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Arrest In Sunday Morning Grand Island High Speed Pursuit

May 23, 2022 / KRGI News

(Grand Island, NE) - Sunday, May 22nd Grand Island Police were dispatched at approximately 12:06 am to the area of Sheridan Ave. and W. Waugh stree...