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Goodyear blimp touches down in Lincoln
"Usually we are mooring in the place that we are visiting, but this time we are mooring in Lincoln but our event is in Omaha," Ogden said.
Police investigating robbery at South Lincoln convenience store
According to police, an African American man approached the counter asking to purchase cigarettes, and upon receiving the cigarettes, he pulled a handgun from his pants and demanded cash.
Chance for severe storms Sunday
LINCOLN, Neb. —The potential for strong storms across the viewing area returns Sunday evening.An upper level trough tracking out of Montana coupled with a cold front, will provide the energy for widespread thunderstorms.While a slight chance for rain is possible earlier in the day, a better chance o
30-year-old arrested after cutting woman multiple times
LPD said Jontae Stephens, 30, was found to have cut a 27-year-old woman several times on the right side of her body with a knife.
Lincoln man accused of sex trafficking 15-year-old; AG says other victims possible
State prosecutors have accused a Lincoln man of enticing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution, child sexual assault and possessing child pornography, according to court documents.And the Nebraska attorney general's office believes Ahmad Salem may have victimized others.Salem, 29, appeared via video
Casey's south of downtown Lincoln robbed at gunpoint; suspect's identity unknown
A man robbed Casey's General Store on the 1400 block of 17th Street on Sunday morning, according to police.The man entered the store at about 6 a.m. and approached the counter to buy cigarettes, Captain Danny Reitan said. After receiving the cigarettes, he pulled a handgun from his pants and demande
N. 84th Burger King closed from fire, LFR says
LINCOLN, Neb. --The Burger King at North 84th Street will be closed until Monday, LFR said.
BNSF train catches fire under Lincoln overpass
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train caught fire Saturday morning while traveling under an overpass in Lincoln.Reports came in to Lincoln Fire and Rescue around 3:30 a.m. about a fire on one of the BNSF rail cars under the north 27th Street overpass by State Fair Park Drive, said battalion ch
Train fire closes 27th Street overpass early Saturday
Battalion Chief Jeremy Gegg with Lincoln Fire and Rescue said firefighters were called to the railroad tracks under the 27th Street overpass, near State Fair Park Drive, at about 5:04 a.m.
Capital Cigar Lounge in Lincoln will include exclusive private club
Capital Cigar Lounge will include a Cohiba lounge, the first private-member cigar club lounge in Nebraska and the first Cohiba-brand lounge in the country, according to Austin Hillis, co-owner.
Nebraska robbery suspect in custody after calling 911 on himself
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) --A 25-year-old Lincoln, Nebraska, man is in custody for robbing a pharmacy Wednesday afternoon.
Jury finds ex-Lincoln High coach not guilty of sex assault, guilty of child abuse
In a split verdict Friday, a jury has found a former Lincoln High School coach not guilty of sexual assault but guilty of child abuse for contact with a 17-year-old girl in a classroom.Marcus Perry, 34, started shaking his head and crying as the verdict was read. When jurors left, the only sound in
Costco poultry operation proposed in Lancaster County
Plans for a large poultry farm in southwest Lancaster County are ruffling the feathers of nearby residents.Randy Essink, a Cortland businessman, has applied for a special permit to put 190,000 broiler chickens in four barns on land at 13350 W. Wittstruck Road, less than a mile from the Saline County
2 arrested for possession of drugs, paraphernalia
Upon arriving, deputies assisted Nebraska Probation with a sanctioned search of the residence, and found items including suspected marijuana, THC wax, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Friday Night Lights II: In-state prospects run well as Husker camp season wraps up
Seven days and 30 degrees cooler, Nebraska put on its second Friday Night Lights event in front of more than 2,300 people at Memorial Stadium.Round 2 looked somewhat similar to last week's event in that it featured a large group of campers — more than 250 — and the bulk of them came from within the
Men in disguises rob southeast Lincoln bank, police say
Two men donning disguises robbed a Great Western Bank branch in southeast Lincoln Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.Bank employees reported the men entered the branch at 8380 Old Cheney Road at 8:46 a.m. and told people inside to lay on the ground, Officer Angela Sands said. They didn't disp
Man arrested for calling 911, pretending to be a scared witness
At least five officers responded believing there was an imminent threat, police said, and contacted Benjamin Brantner, 19.
St. Libory man injured in rollover accident
The driver was Michael Wodrich, 64, of St. Libory. A Howard County deputy said Wodrich was coherent when help arrived and his injuries were non-serious.
Lincoln doctor indicted for allegedly obtaining prescription drugs by fraud
A grand jury has indicted a Lincoln doctor on suspicion of obtaining prescription drugs by fraud.The indictment specifically alleges that Dr. Jeffrey Fraser of Lincoln used patients and employees to obtain hydrocodone and oxycodone for his personal use between March 2014 and January 2018.Fraser, 61,
Lincoln woman arrested for assaulting officers in public library
According to the Lincoln Police Department, an officer made contact with Connie Booth, 37, who refused to leave after she was asked to do so three times. When the officer attempted to detain Booth, she reached out and ripped the officer's radio microphone and earpiece out, police said.