Name of Toddler Shot Dead In Hastings Released

The name of the four-year-old toddler who was shot and killed in his home this morning has been released by the Adams County Attorney's Office.

 

Adams County Attorney Donna Fegler Daiss says that Beau Pecor was shot with a rifle in his home near the 900 block of North

Read more: Name of Toddler Shot Dead In Hastings Released

Three People Arrested Regarding Stolen Credit Card Numbers

Three people were arrested by Grand Island Police Thursday in connection to stolen credit card account numbers being used at several locations throughout the city.

 

In a news release, Captain Kerry Mehlin says investigators served two warrants on two Grand Island residences near the 1200 block of North Sycamore

Read more: Three People Arrested Regarding Stolen Credit Card Numbers

Community Leaders Break Ground On MainStay Suites

Community Leaders Break Ground On MainStay Suites

 

Ground was broken Thursday on a new hotel which is expected to help bring other businesses to the South Locust Street Corridor in Grand Island and provide long-term stays for people visiting the city.

 

Civic and community leaders from around the Grand Island area came to the groundbreaking

Read more: Community Leaders Break Ground On MainStay Suites

Grand Island Man Arrested For Sexual Assault

Grand Island Man Arrested For Sexual Assault

 

A 46-year-old Grand Island man was taken into custody by police and was charged with sexual assault of a 37-year-old woman.

 

Elliot says Kahlil Mohammad Kouri was arrested near the 1400 block West 1st Street early Monday morning.

 

Reports say the two had been drinking and knew

Read more: Grand Island Man Arrested For Sexual Assault

GI Man Arrested After Brandishing a Machete

GI Man Arrested After Brandishing a Machete

 

Several incidents in Grand Island kept police busy over the weekend, including arresting one man for wielding a machete towards two people at a local bar.

 

Captain Dean Elliot tells KRGI News that 34-year-old Enny Figueredo Miranda of Grand Island was arrested early Sunday morning at La Isla

Read more: GI Man Arrested After Brandishing a Machete

Sarah Palin to Endorse Pete Ricketts for Nebraska Governor

Sarah Palin to Endorse Pete Ricketts for Nebraska Governor

 

The former Governor of Alaska and former vice-presidential candidate in 2008 is giving her seal of approval on one of Nebraska's gubernatorial candidates.

 

Sources close to the campaign tells KRGI News that Sarah Palin will endorse Pete Ricketts for Governor Friday morning at the Bosselman Conference Center at

Read more: Sarah Palin to Endorse Pete Ricketts for Nebraska Governor

Hundreds Turnout For Grand Island Veterans Home Prayer March

Hundreds Turnout For Grand Island Veterans Home Prayer March

 

People from all over the local area came to Hall County Veterans Park in Grand Island Sunday to ask for guidance from the Almighty as it relates to the Grand Island Veterans Home.

 

People of all ages made their way down Capitol Avenue to ask for God's help

Read more: Hundreds Turnout For Grand Island Veterans Home Prayer March

Grand Island CYC Helps Donate Movies For Sick Kids

Local students involved with the Grand Island Community Youth Council touted its results Wednesday after collecting a large number of DVD movies for kids who are having an extended stay in the hospital.

 

Several hundred movies were donated thanks to the Flicks For Kids event which seeks movie donations

Read more: Grand Island CYC Helps Donate Movies For Sick Kids

Officials Encourage Disaster Preparation For Severe Weather Awareness Week

Sirens and weather radios were tested Wednesday all across Nebraska as emergency officials continue their preparations in case severe weather strikes and causes an emergency.

 

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and locally, Grand Island/Hall County Emergency Management encourages residents to be prepared in case a tornado or

Read more: Officials Encourage Disaster Preparation For Severe Weather Awareness Week

Hall County Hero Flight Fundraiser Awards Rifle To Winner

Hall County Hero Flight Fundraiser Awards Rifle To Winner

 

Grand Island Mayor Jay Vavricek poses with Gary Purvis after winning a drawing that awarded an old M1 Springfield Rifle during the Hamburger For Heroes fundraiser at the United Veterans Club.

 

All proceeds of the dinner go to help the Hall County Hero Flight for Korean War Veterans. 

Read more: Hall County Hero Flight Fundraiser Awards Rifle To Winner

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