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Lincoln Police officer assaulted, suffers broken nose, concussion
They said he continued to struggle with officers, but was eventually handcuffed and taken to jail. His charges were initially third degree assault, but police said that could be upgraded because the officer's injuries.
Search underway for missing man at Pawnee Lake, west of Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. - Rescue crews are searching the water at Pawnee Lake, just west of Lincoln for a man who went missing underwater.
Police identify Lincoln man who drowned at Pawnee Lake on Sunday
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) --A 28-year-old Lincoln man who drowned at Pawnee Lake on Sunday has been identified.Authorities say his son was also hospitalized after the incident.It is presumed that Christian Montoya, 28, died of an accidental drowning at the Area 1 beach. His son, 2-year-old Christian Mont
LES reporting power outage in South Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. –Lincoln Electric System is reporting a power outage that is impacting roughly 1,300 customers.
Police investigating string of crimes in Lincoln neighborhood
LINCOLN, Neb. –Nearly $2,000 worth of damage was caused during a string of vandalism in a Lincoln neighborhood.
Man's body recovered from Pawnee Lake
A 28-year-old man drowned in Pawnee Lake on Sunday after falling off a floating device near the swimming beach, Malcolm Fire Chief Jim Densberger said.The man had been in the lake with a young boy, who was safely pulled from the water shortly after the incident, which occurred on the east side of th
Judge: Nebraska officials must release some death penalty records
A Lincoln judge says the state must release records of communications with the supplier of the Nebraska's execution drugs, invoices, inventory logs, Drug Enforcement Administration records and photographs of packaging under the public records laws.In a decision Monday, Lancaster County District Judg
Lincoln man sentenced for being a felon in possession of ammunition
LINCOLN, Neb. —United States Attorney Joseph P. Kelly announced that on June 15, 2018, Abreion N. Alexander, 22, of Lincoln, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for being a felon in possession of ammunition on April 14, 2017. Following the prison term, Alexander will serve three years on supervised
Two men die in Nebraska lakes over Father's Day weekend
Another man, whose body was pulled from Cunningham Lake on Saturday, has been identified as 42-year-old Mario Bustamante.
Police: Lincoln man head-butts officer
Officers attempted to restrain Powell again and he responded by head-butting an officer in the face, striking him in the nose area, officers said.
Lincoln man arrested for alleged assault on officer following disturbance
The man, identified as 21-year-old Spencer Powell of Lincoln, was arrested around 12:20 a.m. and was being transported to The Bridge following a disturbance. After his restraints were removed, Powell became uncooperative and charged at officers.
Lincoln hospital faces probation after patient falls from bed, dies
On June 5, DHHS agreed to a settlement with CHI Health St. Elizabeth which featured six months of probation, according to documents sent to 1011 News.
Power outage in Lincoln affecting 1,700 people
LINCOLN, Neb. —Lincoln Electric System is reporting a power outage affecting nearly 1,700 customers.
Hundreds in Lincoln come out to celebrate Juneteenth
The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Lincoln in 1863, declared all slaves in the U.S were free but it wasn't until 1865 when the proclamation reached all states. On Saturday, hundreds came out to Trago Park in Lincoln to celebrate the historic day.
Man jailed for assaulting Lincoln police officer
LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) --Spencer Powell, 21, was jailed early Saturday morning after a scuffle with Lincoln Police.
Couple turns milo field into mini forest near Lincoln with more than 30 varieties of trees
But then Martin started planting trees. And over the past 30 years, he has planted and watered and fretted over at least 1,000 trees.
New gun charge in Lincoln drug bust
They seized 48 grams of cocaine; 1,168 grams of methamphetamine and 1,204 grams of marijuana.
Robbers steal car keys, television from Lincoln apartment
LINCOLN, Neb. —Two robbers with a handgun startled some people as they prepared to go into their apartment, taking their car keys and a television.It happened around 8:45 a.m. Friday near 40th and Randolph streets.AdvertisementLincoln police are still investigating.A description of the two robbers w
Lincoln man sentenced to 8 years for child pornography
LINCOLN, Neb. --A 24-year-old Lincoln man will serve eight years in prison for child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney for Nebraska.United States Attorney Joseph P. Kelly announced that Dustin Hansen, 24, of Lincoln, Nebraska was sentenced in federal court for distributing child pornograph
Jury finds Lincoln man guilty of sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl
A Lancaster County jury has found a Lincoln man guilty of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.David J. Kuhfahl III, 38, will face 15 years to life in prison when he's sentenced next month on a charge of first-degree sexual assault of a child.Lincoln police arrested him last October after the girl