Over 1,000 goats needed to clear dry brush from California to help prevent wildfires

eyecrave/iStock(LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.) -- There a number of ways to prevent wildfires, but for the city of Laguna Beach, California, fire officials used a unique method, in fact,1,000 of them. As of Friday, more than...

New Orleans will use explosives to bring down cranes at Hard Rock Hotel that collapsed

baona/iStock(NEW ORLEANS) -- Demolition experts will use small explosives to bring down the two cranes still standing at the site of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans, authorities said.

Surveillance video released amid search for abducted 3-year-old: 'This is the male we're looking for'

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Police on Friday released surveillance video from the night a 3-year-old Alabama girl was abducted in hopes that the public can identify a man who might help with the...

Man accused of killing woman, saving videos to SD card now charged in 2nd slaying: Police

nicolas_/iStock(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) -- A man accused of killing a young woman and saving videos of the crime to a memory card has now been charged in a second slaying, authorities said. Brian Smith was initially arrested...

Chicago teachers strike enters its second day

maroke/iStock(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Public School teachers took to the streets for the second day of their strike on Friday. Negotiations between teachers and the city's school district are still underway, and while there...

Tropical Storm Nestor takes aim at Florida: 'Residents should prepare now'

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An area of disturbed weather in the Gulf of Mexico could potentially become Tropical Storm Nestor later Friday. Already tropical storm warnings have been issued from Louisiana through...

Marine veteran who served in Iraq facing 'imminent' deportation to El Salvador

Family of Jose Segovia Benitez(NEW YORK) -- A veteran who served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and two tours in Iraq is facing imminent deportation to El Salvador -- a country he left when he was 3 years old -- over...

Passenger dies from Alaska Airlines plane crash

Ryan Burnias(UNALASKA, Alaska) -- A twin-engine Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Unalaska Island overshot the runway and stopped just short of plunging into the waters of the bay Thursday evening. Two aboard were...

Marine Corps again corrects who was in iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising photo

Courtesy Kay Keller Maurer(WASHINGTON) -- The United States Marine Corps corrected the identity of another one of the six men raising the American flag on Mount Surabachi in an iconic photo taken during the Battle of Iwo...

California officer placed on leave after threatening teen skaters at gunpoint

lzf/iStock(SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.) -- A California police officer was placed on administrative leave this week after video appeared to show him threatening a group of teen skaters at gunpoint, authorities said Thursday. ...

Athletes team up to supply funeral for woman killed at home by police

eyfoto/iStock(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- Sacramento Kings star Harrison Barnes and Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson joined forces this week to help supply funeral services for Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman...

Victims of Hard Rock Hotel collapse file lawsuit alleging negligence

eccolo74/iStock(NEW ORLEANS) -- Multiple victims injured in the Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans filed a lawsuit on Thursday against five companies involved in the construction of the building. The lawsuit alleges...

Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Workers

Across the Nebraska, and the entire United States, businesses are struggling to find workers.

Parkland Shooter's Trial Set for January

The Parkland shooter's death penalty trial is set to begin this coming January.

Thousands of Chicago teachers go on strike after failing to reach contract deal

recep-bg/iStock(CHICAGO) -- Thousands of Chicago Public School teachers went on strike Thursday, fighting for working conditions "that respect educators and provide Chicago’s students with the schools they deserve." ...

15-Year-old North Carolina girl found safe following Amber Alert

North Carolina Department of Public Safety(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.) -- An Amber Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety sent out an Amber Alert for Nevia...

Correctional officer suicides in 2019 tied for most in single year: Union president

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Deaths by suicide among correctional officers so far in 2019 have tied the highest total ever recorded, according to the head of their union. Year to date, 13 cases have been documented. "We're on...

Dad shot dead by home intruders; wife, 2 young kids survive unharmed: Sheriff

kali9/iStock(KATY, Texas) -- A 29-year-old man was shot dead by intruders in his Texas home, though his wife and young children, who were also there, escaped without injury, authorities said. Authorities rushed to the...

Asylum-seeker details eight-month odyssey in immigration detention system

Courtesy Miguel Martinez(WASHINGTON) -- For asylum-seeker Miguel Angel Giron Martinez, getting to the U.S. border was the easy part. It was the eight months afterward that he says was a nightmare. In an interview with...

Over 500,000 without power as Nor'easter hammers New England

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Over half a million people are in the dark across New England Thursday morning after a powerful Nor'easter struck overnight, bringing heavy rain, flooding and violent winds. In the coastal...

Former Grand Island Northwest music teacher may get probation in embezzlement case

Former Grand Island Northwest music teacher may get probation in embezzlement case

Woman Found in Burning Car

Woman Found in Burning Car

Nebraska warrant issued for semi driver in fatal crash

Nebraska warrant issued for semi driver in fatal crash

Kerrey Trusts Biden But Ukraine a 'Significant Distraction'

Kerrey Trusts Biden But Ukraine a 'Significant Distraction'

Authorities ID man killed in Buffalo County crash

Authorities ID man killed in Buffalo County crash

No. 2 Wahoo, No. 6 Syracuse to meet for Capitol Conference Championship

No. 2 Wahoo, No. 6 Syracuse to meet for Capitol Conference Championship

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 18

Friday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 18

Plattsmouth runs away with district title

Plattsmouth runs away with district title

Auburn wins three games in one day to stay alive at state softball

Auburn wins three games in one day to stay alive at state softball

Jeffs use 12 hits, solid defense to beat Guardian Angels, reach state softball final

Jeffs use 12 hits, solid defense to beat Guardian Angels, reach state softball final