Heavy rain is possible Wednesday morning as a cold front moves through northeast kansas. Temperatures will be in the middle 80s Wednesday afternoon.
(AP) After being shot five times last weekend, a western Nebraska man had to go to court to get his prosthetic leg back from prosecutors. The Box Butte County Attorney's office gave Val McCabe's leg back Wednesday after a judge ordered it returned.
McCabe, 58, shot during a roadside incident on Friday, was listed in good condition at a hospital in Scottsbluff. Prosecutors wanted to run tests on the leg and the bullet lodged inside.
McCabe, who lost his leg below the knee in a railroad accident roughly 30 years ago, filed his lawsuit Tuesday.
McCabe lawyer argued it wasn't practical for him to replace the specially built, $28,000 prosthesis.
Alliance Police removed the bullet from the leg before returning it. No arrests had been made by Wednesday.
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