The Randby Factor for Thursday

THE RANDBY FACTOR FOR THURSDAY

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

A 72-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WAS GORED BY A BISON AT YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK WHEN SHE TRIED TO TAKE A PICTURE

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged.

 
 
 
'A lot of our officials are in our 70s and 80s': Concerns grow as order allowing virtual public meetings expires

'A LOT OF OUR OFFICIALS ARE IN OUR 70S AND 80S': CONCERNS GROW AS ORDER ALLOWING VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETINGS EXPIRES

Virtual local government meetings are no longer allowed in Nebraska.

Nice summer weather

NICE SUMMER WEATHER

 
 
 
Better sleeping weather

BETTER SLEEPING WEATHER

'They can apply it to anything,' Step Up shifts lessons to help teens in COVID-19 pandemic

'THEY CAN APPLY IT TO ANYTHING,' STEP UP SHIFTS LESSONS TO HELP TEENS IN COVID-19 PANDEMIC

'Different skills that can have; leadership skills and management skills to run a business,' Dogba says

 
 
 
'Hinge' project to bring jobs, housing to Downtown Ralston

'HINGE' PROJECT TO BRING JOBS, HOUSING TO DOWNTOWN RALSTON

Business owner Raechel Van Buskirk said she's excited to employ those who might have lost their jobs because of the pandemic.

Sweet Reunion: Grandma gets first hug in months

SWEET REUNION: GRANDMA GETS FIRST HUG IN MONTHS

“My daughter finally getting to hug grandma after 3 months of quarantine and a negative Covid test. Full ❤,” he said.

 
 
 
Iowa surpasses 29,000 positive COVID-19 cases

IOWA SURPASSES 29,000 POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES

The Iowa Department of Public Health continues to report a recent rise in coronavirus cases.

Recapping rain totals, looking ahead to the next rain chance

RECAPPING RAIN TOTALS, LOOKING AHEAD TO THE NEXT RAIN CHANCE

A much-needed soaking rain overnight with the storms. We stay humid for a couple days, then another chance for summertime storms. Meteorologist...

 
 
 
Ohio capital removes statue of namesake Christopher Columbus

OHIO CAPITAL REMOVES STATUE OF NAMESAKE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

There has long been debate across the nation over the explorer's legacy.

Tort claim: Parents of Gretna teens killed in crash say poor road design contributed to girls' deaths

TORT CLAIM: PARENTS OF GRETNA TEENS KILLED IN CRASH SAY POOR ROAD DESIGN CONTRIBUTED TO GIRLS' DEATHS

"Sarpy County's negligent, reckless, and/or willful actions and/or omissions were a cause of the incident," the document states.

 
 
 
NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC PASSES BUDGET THAT CUTS $1 BILLION FROM NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social...

Protester hit by Gov. Reynolds' SUV sure it was intentional

PROTESTER HIT BY GOV. REYNOLDS' SUV SURE IT WAS INTENTIONAL

An SUV carrying Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' hit a Black Lives Matter protester who was trying to block her vehicle as she was leaving an...

 
 
 
NSP: Deputy pointed service weapon at wife, aggressively chased her down in his patrol car

NSP: DEPUTY POINTED SERVICE WEAPON AT WIFE, AGGRESSIVELY CHASED HER DOWN IN HIS PATROL CAR

Their two children were in the vehicle at the time of the incident.

Rain ending early Wednesday, still humid this afternoon

RAIN ENDING EARLY WEDNESDAY, STILL HUMID THIS AFTERNOON

The rain and storms are clearing out Wednesday, and more sun follows this afternoon. Heat and humidity continue this week with more...

 
 
 
After 53 years of marriage, a Texas couple died from COVID-19 while holding hands

AFTER 53 YEARS OF MARRIAGE, A TEXAS COUPLE DIED FROM COVID-19 WHILE HOLDING HANDS

Betty and Curtis Tarpley were together for most of their lives - they went to the same high school in Illinois, met and fell in love...

Young couple moving cross country gets U-haul stolen, items inside valued at $30,000

YOUNG COUPLE MOVING CROSS COUNTRY GETS U-HAUL STOLEN, ITEMS INSIDE VALUED AT $30,000

"Pretty much our whole life that's been created the past couple years has now been erased."

 
 
 
The Randby Factor for Wednesday

THE RANDBY FACTOR FOR WEDNESDAY

Swastikas, racial slur spray painted into grass at Lake Zorinsky

SWASTIKAS, RACIAL SLUR SPRAY PAINTED INTO GRASS AT LAKE ZORINSKY

Vandals spray painted hateful symbols into the grass at Lake Zorinsky.

 
 
 



Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...