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Sioux City Police reminding families to be on the lookout for stranger danger

After an attempted abduction at a Sioux City park last week, the police department is reminding everyone to be ready to deal with a potential abduction situation. Police said as the temperatures go up, kids are outside more. They said it's important to tell kids to not talk to strangers and not to approach strangers, no matter what. Police remind kids that if they find themselves trapped, it's important to scream and yell for help as much as possible, and to find a trusted adult like a parent, coach or teacher.

NE man faces additional charges in Oakdale tent incident

The man who drove through the backyard of his northeast Nebraska home and hit a tent of boys is facing additional charges. Stephen Barrington, 42, of Oakdale, Nebraska was arrested after he drove through his backyard Sunday night, accidentally hitting the tent. Five boys were in and around the tent. Four boys went to the hospital and all of them have been released. Barrington was originally arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless driving, now he also faces four counts of 3rd degree assault.

Rodeo kicks off in Cherokee, Iowa

The bucking bulls, the roar of the crowd and the hopeful cowboys means the rodeo is back in town. The 48th annual Cherokee chamber PRCA rodeo kicked off Thursday night. During the show, 315 contestants tried their luck at bull and bare back riding, steer wrestling and barrel racing. Based in Cherokee, Iowa, Barnes Rodeo Company puts on the show every year and supplies the livestock. The action continues through Friday and Saturday, with a parade Saturday afternoon.

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