BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) - Deer carcasses have been showing up in Gage County ditches and creeks. Officials are not sure whether poachers are to blame or the carcasses are being dumped by hunters who legally shot the deer. Sheriff Millard Gustafson says it's tough to estimate how many cases of illegal animal carcass dumping occur.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A 37-year-old Omaha man has been given prison time for wire fraud and a weapons violation. Federal prosecutors say Joshua Roth was sentenced to a year and a day behind bars. Prosecutors say Roth used a customer's bank information to open a PayPal account and transfer money to it from the bank account.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Lincoln man has been accused of severely beating his 6-month-old son. Police have charged 22-year-old Anthony Souza with felony child abuse in connection with an incident on December 1st. Souza told police he was carrying the baby and accidentally dropped him, but authorities say the boy's severe injuries weren't consistent with that account.
LYONS, Neb. (AP) - The town of Lyons is getting $255,000 to help a business expand. Lyons will loan the money to Brehmer Manufacturing to help the company build a 10,000-square-foot addition to its facility. The company also plans to buy some new equipment.
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