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LFR: South Lincoln house fire deemed 'suspicious'

LINCOLN, Neb. - Lincoln Fire & Rescue is investigating a house fire in south Lincoln. Fire Inspector Ken Hilger said crews were called to the 1200 block of A Street shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday. Hilger said the fire originated on the main level of the house and was mainly contained to a living room a

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-18 18:37:00

Police identify third-grader killed in Friday crash

Crisis team members from Lincoln Public Schools will be available to meet with staff and students at Randolph Elementary following Friday's death of a third-grade student. Camden King, 8, was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash that also injured his father, Jesse, Lincoln police said. The b

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-19 01:00:00

Officers arrest man after routine traffic stop

LINCOLN, Neb. - Lincoln Police arrested a 30-year-old man after a traffic stop Sunday morning. Capt. Reitan with Lincoln Police said an officer made a traffic stop at about 2 a.m. Sunday morning and discovered the driver had a suspended license. Capt. Reitan said the driver, 30-year-old Brandon Mur

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-18 20:15:00

Man arrested after holding knife to Uber driver

LINCOLN, Neb. - One man was arrested after holding a knife to an Uber driver early Sunday morning. Capt. Reitan with Lincoln Police said an Uber driver was transporting a couple people just after 1 a.m. Sunday. Upon arriving at their destination, Capt. Reitan said 36-year-old Steven Kostner got ups

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-18 20:05:00

Norris High student seriously injured in crash

A Norris High School student is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries after a morning crash south of Lincoln. The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said the girl was involved in a near head on collision on Saltillo Road near 56th Street. It happened just after 9 Sunday morning. A pers

KLKNTV.COM - 2018-03-19 02:08:00

Lincoln man dies 3 days after crash into tree

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Lincoln man has died, several days after a crash that left him critically injured. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 65-year-old John Guenzel died Thursday at a Lincoln hospital after being involved in a crash Monday near 17th and Van Dorn streets. LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A L

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-03-17 17:56:19

Sunday morning house fire being investigated as suspicious

Investigators are looking into a fire at a vacant home early Sunday morning. The fire was reported a little after 3 a.m. on the 1200 block of A Street. Lincoln Fire and Rescue Capt. Dave Engler estimated damage at $100,000. The home was vacant and there were no injuries, he said. Engler said the fir

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-18 19:00:00

Lincoln's Guenzel dies after Monday accident

John Guenzel died Thursday at a Lincoln hospital after being involved in an accident Monday near 17th and Van Dorn streets. The 65-year-old Lincoln man suffered a life-threatening medical episode at about 11:30 p.m. Monday before his SUV struck a tree near Fire Station No. 8, police said. Lincoln Po

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-17 15:00:00

Police: Lincoln man made threats, stabbed door with steak knife 60 times

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - Lincoln Police arrested a 42-year-old man for making terroristic threats after he allegedly stabbed the door of an apartment 60 times with a steak knife. According to police, Thomas Broderick Jr. was running up and down the hallway of the complex screaming and banging on door


Lincoln crash claims life of 10-year-old child

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -- A 10-year-old boy was killed in a two-vehicle traffic accident in Lincoln Friday morning. The crash happened near North Cotner and Garland around 6:30 a.m. and involved a sedan and a Ford F-150 pickup truck. Lincoln Police said there were three people in the vehicles. A man w


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LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-18 16:15:59

Man stabs door 60 times with knife, tells police to shoot him

LINCOLN, Neb. - Lincoln Police arrested a 42-year-old man after he stabbed a victim's door 60 times with a steak knife and threatened to kill her. The incident took place at 7601 Cherrywood Drive at approximately 11 p.m. The 21-year-old victim heard a man running up and down the apartment hallway


Nebraska State Patrol planning St. Patrick's Day enforcement

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska State Patrol will be cracking down on drinking and driving by those celebrating the St. Patrick's Day holiday. The agency says troopers will be working overtime on Nebraska's roads and highways on Saturday. The overtime effort is being funded by a nearly $9,500 gra

KSNBLOCAL4.COM - 2018-03-17 16:27:00

Early morning crash in north Lincoln sends two to hospital

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) - The driver of a loaded concrete truck that tipped onto a car near Omaha, killing two people, is no longer facing felony charges in the case. A judge said Thursday that there's not enough evidence to prosecute 20-year-old Austin Holloway, of Fremont. Holloway had been charged wi


Beer veteran opening new taproom, brewery in east Lincoln

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LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-17 19:00:00

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LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-17 23:59:59

Firearm found at bottom of lake

LINCOLN, Neb. - Lincoln Police are working to determine if a firearm found at the bottom of a lake was stolen. On March 13, a man reported to LPD he located a handgun when he was draining Wedgewood Lake. The firearm was covered in mud and rust, police said. However, an officer was able to find an


Man killed in Saline County crash

DORCHESTER, Neb - A 67-year-old man was killed in a fatal crash on March 10 in Saline County, authorities said. In a press release sent Wednesday, the Saline County Sheriff's Office said an investigation shows a 2002 Ford Ranger, driven by Norman Sokolik, 67, was driving west on County Road K when


Victim has non life-threatening injuries after shooting in southwest Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- One person was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries after a shooting in southwest Lincoln on Thursday. Police tell us no arrests have been made. Around 2:00 AM, Lincoln Police officers were in the area of 9th and Washington on a unrelated call. Whil


Victim reports being robbed at gunpoint

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - An investigation is underway after a reported armed robbery overnight in Lincoln. Lincoln Police said two juveniles are now in custody. Shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday, police were called to the scene at 7th and B Streets. According to police, the victim reported five male j