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Overnight garage fire in Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -Lincoln Fire and Rescue are investigating a fire overnight at a home near 52nd and Holdrege.Fire crews were called to a detached garage fire just after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.When they arrived, they were able to put the fire on the side of the garage out within minutes. LFR said
Couple arrested, infant placed in emergency custody after deputies find heroin, meth in stop outside Lincoln
The deputy saw thousands of empty bundles used to package heroin dosages inside the car of Kyle Valastine and Kaylin Wilson, who had their 9-month-old baby with them, he said.
Burglar slips into unlocked central Lincoln home
A burglar took a purse, prescription pills and a medical bag from a central Lincoln home late Wednesday night after entering the home through an unlocked door, a police department spokeswoman said.Around 11:30 p.m., a resident inside a home in the 1000 block of South 33rd Street heard the bells on h
Sixteen Nebraska state senators argue for Medicaid expansion
Sixteen state senators argued Wednesday that voter approval of a Medicaid expansion initiative would bring nearly $600 million in annual federal funding flowing into the state and generate statewide economic growth while extending health care coverage to 90,000 working Nebraskans.Their statement was
Woman charged with first-degree sexual assault of 14-year-old boy
A Lincoln woman charged with first-degree sexual assault of a 14-year-old boy told a Cass County sheriff's deputy that the two shared a marijuana joint before going into the bedroom of a Plattsmouth home.Janelle L. Carlson, 39, surrendered to authorities on Oct. 10 after a warrant was issued for her
New owner of DeWitt plant has familiar plans
Gene Tyser started working at the former Vise-Grip plant in DeWitt in 1975 as a tool and die maker.Over the years he worked all the way up to be general manager of the plant in 2002, the same year Newell Rubbermaid bought out American Tool, the company that had bought Irwin Industrial Tools, formerl
Lincoln business sues over 4 pallets of missing fireworks
Call it the case of the missing fireworks — 3.8 tons of them.All American Sales Inc. of Lincoln filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Saia Motor Freight Line, alleging that it paid the Louisiana hauling company to transport 16 pallets of fireworks from Hastings to Spirit Lake, Iowa.
LFR asks homeowners to take preventive action before winter months
LINCOLN, NEBA fire can happen at any time or any place but according to Lincoln Fire and Rescue, the months of October and December can be especially busy for fighting fires.LFR has these tips for the public to help reduce the risk of house fires.Furnace Maintenance: Have a technician come out and c
$600 worth of cigarettes stolen from Lincoln gas station
LPD said on Oct. 16, shortly before 4 a.m., officers responded to Parkway Phillips 66 near 48th and Normal Blvd. on a burglary alarm.
Two hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash overnight
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -Two people were taken to the hospital overnight with non-life threatening injures, after an accident near 44th and Adams in Lincoln.
City Hall: Fatal vision marijuana goggles coming to Lincoln
The sheriff’s office will use the goggles to teach deputies, including the drug-recognition experts and the county’s school resource officers, what marijuana impairment looks like, in part so they can make decisions on traffic stops, said Deputy Jeremy Schwarz.
Crete City Council postpones compost decision
The Crete City Council has postponed any decisions about a proposed commercial composting operation that would divert pet food byproducts from a Milford landfill until the city gets more information.On Tuesday the council deferred any action on the proposed composting facility until at least the nex
Man find unknown man inside his home
On Oct. 16, at 11:30 p.m., a 37-year-old man reported he heard ringing from the bells hanging on his backdoor and believed his dog was outside.
Man claims $1M Powerball ticket prize with 3 days to spare
Abraham bought the ticket at a Kwik Shop on Capehart Road in Bellevue. It matched the first five numbers drawn April 18: 9, 10, 12, 17 and 23. But it didn't match the Powerball number of 9. Had it, the ticket would have been worth $122 million before taxes.
Donut or Doughnut? However you spell it or slice it, Lincoln donut shops sweeten the palate
Is it donut … or doughnut? Maybe it's not the most pressing question confronting society, but a contemplation nevertheless. Perhaps a meditation to consider while sipping on one’s cup of coffee.
Man charged with killing Lincoln woman appears in court
LINCOLN, Neb. --A man charged with the murder of a Lincoln woman appeared in court on Tuesday and had his next appearance set.Dante Williams appeared in Lancaster County Court on Tuesday, and had his preliminary hearing scheduled for Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m.Williams is one of three people charged with fi
Man cited for DUI after leaving scene of accident, returning during investigation
Tire marks showed the driver, Chandler Witt, accelerated quickly, lost control of the truck, and left the roadway, police said.
Cindy Lange-Kubick: Regina Marie Bos missing 18 years, please help her family find her
Black T-shirt and black pants and ankle-high boots. Freckles, pierced ears, small yellow rose tattooed on her back.
Nebraska's gymnastics coach retires abruptly
11:50 AM ETAssociated PressLINCOLN, Neb. -- Longtime Nebraska women's gymnastics coach Dan Kendig has announced his immediate retirement.An athletic department spokesman said Tuesday he couldn't comment on the reason for Kendig's sudden departure but said Tuesday it is not tied to any issue involvin
Woman's condition stable after fallen tree limb injured her in Lincoln
Timothy Houlihan, 63, a neighbor who was helping her, suffered less serious injuries, according to Officer Angela Sands, a Lincoln police spokeswoman.