Nebraska

Platte River (credit: CBS)

Nebraska Officials Continue Work As Flood Worries Ease

Emergency crews continued to work along the Platte River on Saturday as floodwaters from Colorado swept through Nebraska.

09/21/2013

A dump truck sits in standing flood water from the South Platte River on September 14, 2013 in La Salle, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. The historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Nebraska Officials Urge People To Stay Clear Of Flood

State officials urged residents on Friday to avoid the contaminated floodwater pouring into western Nebraska from Colorado, while offering assurances that the flood posed no immediate threat to cities, railroad lines or Interstate 80.

09/20/2013

Jamestown evacuees land at Boulder Municipal Airport (credit: CBS)

FEMA Arrives To Help Find Unaccounted For Jamestown Residents

Conditions were so bad in Jamestown the only way out for stranded residents was to be airlifted by military helicopters. The rescue involved almost 300 people.

09/14/2013

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Keystone XL Foes Break Ground On Barn In Pipeline’s Path

Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are making good on their promise to build a barn in the project’s path.

08/19/2013

An exploding target (credit: CBS)

Forest Service Banning ‘Exploding Targets’ In Colorado

Federal authorities are cracking down on the use of exploding targets on U.S. Forest Service land in five states to prevent them from sparking wildfires.

08/05/2013

Erin Jackson outside of court on Monday (credit: CBS)

Former Teacher Avoids Jail Time In Hit & Run Of Teen

A former Aurora teacher involved in a crash that left a teen girl with a brain injury won’t have to go to jail under a plea agreement.

08/05/2013

Colorado State Patrol (credit: CBS)

Nebraska Woman Dies On U.S. 285 Near Pine Junction

Colorado authorities are investigating what caused a two-vehicle collision that killed a Nebraska woman.

08/04/2013

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Serious Stomach Virus Getting Closer To Colorado

A serious stomach virus is traveling across the country and has gotten as close to Colorado as Kansas and Nebraska.

07/27/2013

A UH-60 Black Hawk (credit: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)

Nebraska To Supply Firefighting Helicopter To Colorado

Nebraska officials are sending a firefighting helicopter to Colorado to help that state battle raging wildfires near Colorado Springs.

06/15/2013

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CC Graduates Plan Horseback Study Of Prairie

Robin Walter and Sebastian Tsocanos plan to spend the next five months winding 1,400 miles on horseback through the Great Plains, through dwindling prairie grasslands.

06/08/2013

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