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Two arrested in Bell County in connection to Nebraska woman's murder
Two men wanted in Lincoln, NE were arrested in Texas Friday for the murder of a 36-year-old woman, according to the Lincoln Police Department. A check of jail records showed they were arrested in Bell County.
Arrests made in Jessica Brandon's homicide
LINCOLN, Neb. —Police have arrested several individuals after a Lincoln woman was killed in a home invasion last month.Investigators with the Lincoln Police Department, partnering with multiple law enforcement agencies across the country, have made three arrests in the July 31st, 2018 homicide of 36
Area law enforcement team up for arrest warrant detail
Posted By: Bayley Bischof email@example.com There are 51 fewer offenders off Lincoln streets. The Lincoln Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol and the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force teamed up Thursday
Teen accused in College View shooting shouldn't be tried as adult, attorney argues
The murder prosecution of Lincoln's youngest accused killer in recent history should be handled in juvenile court, his attorney argued before a judge Friday.Natavian Morton's age — he's 16 — and the evidence police found as they probed the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Edgar Union Jr. support the re
35-year-old Lincoln man goes to prison for sexual contact with girl he met outside high school
A Lincoln man has been sentenced to 13 to 16 years in prison for sexual contact with an underage girl a block from her high school.Antonio R. Jackson, 35, pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree sexual assault.
Jury quickly decides inmate's case over laundry cart escape
Timothy Clausen appears in Lancaster County Court, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, via video link from the Lancaster County Jail.
Nebraska unemployment rate steady at 2.9 percent in July
LINCOLN — Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate in July matched the year-ago figure and June’s rate of 2.9 percent, the State Labor Department said Friday.“The unemployment rate has remained under 3 percent for 16 consecutive months,” Labor Commissioner John Albin said .
Fiancé of slain Lincoln woman 'cooperating' with police, will plead not guilty to drug charges, his attorney says
The fiancé of a Lincoln woman killed by intruders in her home last month is cooperating with investigators and will plead not guilty to drug charges stemming from the homicide investigation, his attorney said.Michael Robertson, 35, appeared in Lancaster County District Court on Thursday and swore to
State Patrol finishes extended DUI enforcement at rec areas
During the enforcement, troopers took 1 driver off the road for driving under the influence. In addition, troopers issued citations for speeding (19), driving under suspension (1), and open container of alcohol (2). Troopers who participated also arrested two people with active warrants and made one
Lincoln man wins popular television survival show
A Lincoln man put his survival skills to the test on a popular TV show, and came out on top!Sam Larson was on the History Channel show "Alone", a survival show where contestants spend months alone in the wilderness, using their natural resources to survive.Sam was placed in the Mongolian wilderness
State: Nebraska jobless rate steady at 2.9 percent in July
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate remained 2.9 percent in July, unchanged from the June figure.
Arrests made in home-invasion killing of Lincoln woman
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Homicide victim's significant other out on bail
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) —The significant other of a Lincoln woman who was murdered on July 31 posted bail on Thursday after being arrested on unrelated drug charges on August 13.According to an affidavit, Lincoln Police say Jessica Brandon's boyfriend Michael Robertson hid drugs inside a shed after Bra
Over 120 people with Lincoln-area misdemeanor warrants helped by 'Warrant Week'
More than 120 people with Lincoln-area misdemeanor warrants had their cases moved forward or resolved last week in a publicized effort by prosecutors to keep people out of jail.During Lancaster County's first-ever "Warrant Week," people with outstanding warrants for the lower-level crimes could sche
Five people robbed at gunpoint while hanging out in north Lincoln, police say
The group was outside in the 4000 block of Baldwin Avenue at 3:30 p.m. when the trio approached, one pulled out a handgun and they demanded belongings, Officer Angela Sands said Thursday.
Nebraska man lives alone in the woods for 60 days, wins $500,000
Thursday night, 25-year-old Lincoln man Sam Larson won $500,000 on television. All he had to do was get dropped off in a remote stretch of northern Mongolia for 60 days — hunting for his own food and enduring subzero temps, extreme isolation and the threat of deadly predators. No big deal!
Police: Masked burglar breaks into downtown Lincoln business, steals from bitcoin ATM
At the kiosk, which is owned and operated by Omaha-based Alpha BTC, users can buy bitcoin with cash or withdraw cash for bitcoin by scanning a QR code. The majority of people are buying bitcoin.
Lincoln man arrested after girl discloses sex abuse to friend
A 33-year-old Lincoln man has been arrested and accused of first-degree sexual assault of a child after a 15-year-old girl told a friend she was being abused earlier this month, according to court documents.Prosecutors on Thursday filed the felony charge against Emmanuel Perez.Lincoln police allege
Naked woman cited for indecent exposure in Lincoln
One witness asked the woman to put clothes on, telling her there are children around, but the woman yelled back and refused.
Proposed Costco chicken plant clears hurdle
Before Wednesday’s meeting, dozens of neighbors gathered outside the county building to reinforce their opinions against the chicken farm, but they were defeated.