The legalization of marijuana in surrounding states has increased the number of people being caught with the drug in Nebraska.
The Hastings city council approved fireworks sales starting June 28 through July 4. It also cut back the hours during the day when fireworks can be used.
Two Dallas police officers have been critically wounded in a shooting outside a hardware store.
Bond was reduced for North Platte's former Housing Director, 42-year-old, Jennifer Smith. Her charges range from theft to racketeering and unlawful use of a financial transaction device.