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Police exploring other motives in killing of Lincoln woman

Investigators continue exploring other motives in the slaying of 36-year-old Jessica Brandon despite a suspicion made public in court documents that her killing may have come during an attempted robbery, Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister said Tuesday.The affidavit for the arrest of Brandon's fia

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-14 14:45:00

Lincoln gun shop employee's white-supremacist ties prompt firearms group to relocate meeting

The Nebraska Firearms Owners Association on Monday said it was moving its annual meeting from Discount Enterprises Guns to the Omaha Gun Club after it learned of "disturbing information" about an employee of the Lincoln gun shop and firing range.Two weeks before association members were to gather at

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-14 01:45:00

Lincoln man dies in rock grizzly accident

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -A family in Lincoln is grieving the victim in a horrific workplace accident. Police have finally released the man's identity.28-year-old Cameron Mcthenia was a rock grizzly operator.Rock Grizzlies are large steel pieces of equipment used to separate rock.Cameron was chatting wi

WOWT - 2018-08-14 15:45:00

Construction worker identified who was killed in northeast Lincoln

A steel set of grizzly bars used to separate larger materials from smaller materials tipped over onto a construction worker in a concrete lot there, said Officer Angela Sands, a Lincoln police spokeswoman.

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-14 14:00:00

28-year-old man killed at Lincoln work site

A 28-year-old construction worker died Monday after a large piece of steel equipment fell on him at a work site in northeast Lincoln.Police died Cameron McThenia died around 11:30 a.m. after the piece of equipment fell on him at a construction site near North 70th Street and Arbor Road.Police said M

OMAHA.COM - 2018-08-14 15:01:00

Police suspect Lincoln woman was murdered in robbery attempt; boyfriend arrested on drug charges

Lincoln police believe intruders shot and killed 36-year-old Jessica Brandon last month in an attempted robbery, and that her boyfriend hid marijuana moments after the shooting, according to court documents.Investigators in an arrest affidavit for Michael J. Robertson, 35, gave new insight into what

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-13 18:40:00

The Latest: Nebraska executes first prison inmate since 1997

Carey Dean Moore, 60, is scheduled to be executed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln with a never-before-tried combination of drugs. Moore was condemned to die for the 1979 shooting deaths of two Omaha cab drivers, Maynard Helgeland and Reuel Van Ness Jr., and is one of the nation's longe

AP - 2018-08-14 16:13:00

Four arrested in string of Lincoln robberies after chase, crash

Lincoln police on Tuesday were trying to find the fifth suspect in a string of early morning robberies that culminated in a pursuit, a crash and four arrests, a department spokeswoman said.The first robbery came at 1 a.m. at 17th and D streets when two males opened the driver's door to a 38-year-old

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-14 15:25:00

Former Lincoln Family Wellness employee gets prison time for wire fraud

An Eagle woman has been sentenced to a year and three months in federal prison for embezzling more than $200,000 from Lincoln Family Wellness, where she worked as office manager.Valerie M. Stevens pleaded guilty to a single count of wire fraud in U.S. District Court in Lincoln. She originally faced

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-14 21:00:00

Naked man high on LSD pees on security vehicle, fights officers in east Lincoln, police say

A naked man believed to be high on LSD peed on a security vehicle, got stunned with a Taser and fought officers in east Lincoln Friday night, a department spokeswoman said Monday.Just before midnight a security guard in the State Farm Insurance parking lot near 84th and O streets saw the naked 18-ye

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-13 14:35:00

Shooting early Sunday was drive-by, woman tells Lincoln police

A woman injured in a shooting early Sunday morning told police she was hit during a drive-by at 17th and E streets, a department spokeswoman said Monday.Officers were sent to the area around 2 a.m., and a short time later the 20-year-old woman showed up at a Lincoln hospital with a non-life-threaten

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-13 14:30:00


Double duty: Acuna hits 2 leadoff HRs, Braves sweep MarlinsATLANTA (AP) - Perfect games? Unassisted triple plays? They're not…8 hours ago

UPMATTERS.COM - 2018-08-14 03:26:26

Man dies after being pinned beneath steel grate in northeast Lincoln

A man became pinned beneath a large steel grate in this lot near 70th Street and Arbor Road.Journal StarA man died Monday morning after being pinned beneath a large steel grate in a lot near 70th Street and Arbor Road.The incident was reported around 11:30 a.m. A 911 caller said the man's lower half

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-13 17:23:00

Lincoln man dies in construction site accident

Lincoln police and fire and rescue responded to a call about a man who was trapped underneath steel grates.Around 11:30 Monday morning, Lincoln police and fire and rescue were dispatched to an industrial site at the corner of 70th and Arbor road.The initial report was that a man had been trapped und

KLKNTV.COM - 2018-08-13 21:59:00

Police arrest two more people in burglary of Husker coach Scott Frost's home

Andrew M. Williams, 20, and a 16-year-old Lincoln boy were accused in the burglary following the arrest of a 17-year-old girl investigators believe served as the driver in the burglary.

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-13 16:30:00

Lincoln bar appeals again to overturn cancellation of liquor license

Heidelberg's has been open, operating on a judicial stay of the commission's cancellation, since December.

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-08-13 22:00:00

15 guns stolen from Lincoln home

LPD said on August 12, the victim reported that between July and August, multiple guns went missing from his home in the 900 Block of N 68th Street.

1011NOW.COM - 2018-08-13 10:33:00

The Latest: Drugmaker: No more appeals in Nebraska execution

The drug company, Fresenius Kabi,contends in a lawsuitthat using the drugs for a lethal injection would harm its reputation.

AP - 2018-08-13 17:39:13

Lincoln Police investigating early morning shooting

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News8@klkntv.comLincoln Police are investigating an early morning shooting.It happened near 18th and E Streets around 2 a.m. Sunday morning.Officers were dispatched to the area after reports of a 20-year-old female had been shot in the leg. She was taken to the hospit


Lincoln woman replaces strangers lost wedding ring

Posted By: Rachael Minerrminer@klkntv.comIt's an act of kindness that brought these two strangers together, but it started as a mistake."We're driving back home and I look down at my hands on the steering wheel and my heart just dropped because I knew exactly where my rings were," said Lacey Delaney