Sgt. Philip Eckerberg, of the Scottsbluff Police Department, answers questions submitted by readers each week. To submit a question for consideration, email email@example.com.
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The City of Kimball will welcome its newest police chief when he is formally sworn in on June 1.
Izia Rodriguez, 19, will face the possibility of up to three years in prison in July on the felony charge involving reckless driving for causing Bryshawn Williams' death.
The case involves the arrest of Jesse Sierra, a South Dakota man who had been arrested on sexual assault and kidnapping allegations for which he's now serving a life sentence.
BIG SPRINGS — A former South Platte School District employee and coach convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage girl has been sentenced to prison.
The trial of a Scottsbluff man accused of killing a 23-year-old man by stabbing him several times will turn to the defense phase Thursday.
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The Norris High School athlete who Lillie Bowman is accused of abusing told deputies he had been in a dating relationship with the 23-year-old since March, authorities alleged.
Over the course of two months, the woman made $52,000 in withdrawals from her bank account and 401(k) savings to purchase bitcoin, police said.
Lillie Bowman, a 23-year-old English teacher at Norris High School, was arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse by a school employee, the sheriff's office said.
The Scottsbluff Police Department honored one of its own during National Police Week ceremonies on Thursday.
Joshua Larez, 35, of Scottsbluff, faces charges after allegedly leading police on a pursuit, during which he wrecked his vehicle, Wednesday.
Gerardo Soto-Sigala, 39, and Daisy Franco, 34, were indicted Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
Region 22 Emergency Management and Scotts Bluff County Consolidated Communications Center will test the outdoor warning sirens in Scottsbluff on Wednesday, May 17.
Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Lyman man Sunday, alleging he shot and killed three dogs.
A Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's deputy and a Scottsbluff man were transported to Regional West Medical Center after a collision Monday morning.
Chadron authorities arrested a 36-year-old man on charges in connection with reports Friday of an active shooter in the community.
Two Lincoln men have been sentenced to federal prison time for their part in a gang conspiracy involving guns and the recorded sexual assault of two teenagers.
Chadron Police officers arrested a suspect in an incident that involved a report of a man shooting a rifle near Chadron State College. Stay with starherald.com for more updates.
"He knew what he did was awful. ... He tried to cover up his heinous crime," Deputy Lancaster County Attorney Julie Mruz said of Joshua Larsen.
Chief Deputy Sheriff Ben Houchin told police he looked down for a "split second" to change his radio station when he crashed into the girl, according to the crash report.
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A Lancaster County Judge sent a Texas man to prison Thursday after prosecutors described manipulation that amounted to "brainwashing" before and after the man filmed sex with a Lincoln teen.
A 58-year-old Blair man who had been missing since May 3 was found dead Thursday at the Desoto National Wildlife Refuge in Washington County.
Lancaster County District Judge Lori Maret sentenced Timothy McPeak to eight to 10 years in prison for what she called a serious matter where someone lost their life.
A train collided with the metal pieces Tuesday night and rocked back and forth, nearly derailing, according to the sheriff's office.
A 63-year-old man told police he didn't see the teen in time to brake, police said a crash report detailing the incident.
Tyler Foster received a 12-month sentence and with credit for good time will have to serve roughly six months.
The jury Wednesday found Brian Adams Sr., 52, guilty of second-degree murder, rather than first-degree murder, as the state had alleged. He now is set for sentencing in June.
A Wisconsin Sheriff's deputy, who was born in Scottsbluff and graduated high school in Chadron, died in the line of Saturday. Kaitie Leising, 29, was shot and killed when investigating a report of a drunken driver.