An Iowa man with three prior driving under the influence convictions accepted a plea agreement Oct. 15 in Washington County District Court.
A Blair man faces several charges after he allegedly left the scene of an accident while driving drunk and assaulted a police officer during his arrest Oct. 15.
Five people were transported — including a mother and an infant — to area hospitals Sunday after a three-vehicle accident along South Highway 30 near Kellie Drive in Blair.
The Nebraska Department of Transportation and Blair police are encouraging motorists and residents to use caution while driving through the city after the closure of interstates 29 and 680 due to flooding in Iowa has led to increased traffic.
Blair police and the Washington County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) will participate in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which will be held Aug. 16 through Sept. 2.
A 12-year-old girl exchanged text messages with a teenage boy through a social media app to stop him from harassing her friend. The boy agreed to stop if the girl would send him sexually explicit photos and videos. If she didn't, he'd continue to torment and harm other girls.
The Blair Police Department has received a grant from the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) Highway Safety Office to purchase one in-car camera system, according to Mark Segerstrom, administrator of the NDOT Highway Safety Office.
A Blair man accused of soliciting sexually explicit videos from underage girls through social media was arrested July 18 after police executed a search warrant at his home.
A Blair nursing home employee was arrested July 3 after she was allegedly seen on video assaulting a resident, according to court documents.
A Blair man wanted on several warrants who tried to elude police by jumping from a second story window of a house faces additional charges, according to court documents.
A Blair teenager was arrested June 27 after giving a Gatorade bottle filled with windshield washer fluid to a co-worker who unknowingly drank it. Authorities allege the teen knew the contents of the bottle.
A man found sleeping in a running vehicle was arrested June 25 after police determined he had an active warrant. He also faces additional charges in Washington County after officers found drugs and a weapon in his possession.
A Gateway to the West Days carnival worker was charged with assaulting a police officer after she was arrested for urinating in public near the carnival.
The Blair Police Department recently participated in the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign. By means of funding for overtime pay through the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, the department increased its patrols in the city of Blair during the enforcement period.
A traffic stop in Burt County led to the arrest of a Humphrey man who allegedly admitted to numerous burglaries, including three in Washington County.
The driver of a red sedan reportedly had a seizure before crashing into a tree Thursday night near the intersection of Washington and 20th streets, according to witnesses.
Arbor Park Intermediate School was placed on lockout for nearly 30 minutes Thursday after Blair police received a call about someone possibly armed and distraught nearby.
An Omaha woman who refused to leave a Blair hotel was arrested after she allegedly told police she had marijuana in her pocket.