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BREAKING: Multiple bomb threats made across Lincoln, appear to be part of a nationwide scam
UPDATE: Lincoln Police say an email is being circulated that contains a bomb threat. The emails, which have been reported as being received at several businesses across the city, along with two schools, demand bitcoin payment.
Omaha man gets prison time, ordered to pay restitution for Lincoln bank robbery
An Omaha man who had no record until he was part of a June robbery at a Great Western Bank branch in southeast Lincoln on Thursday got nearly three years in federal prison. Kevin Brown, 30, pleaded guilty to bank robbery.
HyVee Hams For The Holidays
For those in need this holiday season HyVee and Hormel Foods are teaming up for HyVee Hams For The Holidays Campaign. They're giving out more than 5,200 hams in 19 cities starting December 20th.
Petition to legalize medical marijuana launched in Nebraska
LINCOLN — A petition effort to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska was launched Thursday with the creation of a campaign committee. State Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, both of Lincoln, will lead the committee, Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana laws. The group is aiming to put a proposed co
Mother of Lincoln pedestrian critically injured in wreck sues driver
The mother of a 33-year-old Lincoln woman who was critically injured in May while crossing A Street at Capitol Parkway has sued the driver who hit her. Halley Hansen was left with a traumatic brain injury and bleeding on her brain and now is unable to live independently and is cognitively impaired,
NIAC investigating bomb threats across Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. - Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and many other agencies have responded to several bomb threats in communities around Nebraska today. No devices have been found and the threats are believed to be associated with others reported through the nation today.
Party Planner: Your guide to Lincoln fundraising events
Dec. 22 – Keelan Family & Friends Christmas Concert. The 30th anniversary of the Keelan Christmas Concert will be marked Saturday, Dec. 22, with a 7:15 p.m. show at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 40th and C streets. Malley Keelan, founder of the series, said the concert features volunteer performers
Pedestrian Hit By Car Close To Downtown Lincoln
A 46 year old man is recovering after being hit by a car Wednesday night near Lincoln High. Police Captain Ryan Dale told KFOR NEWS the man was crossing “K” Street in the crosswalk at 21st Street, but he didn’t have the right of way at the time. Captain Dale says a car, who had the green light, trie
Kearney radio station received hoax email bomb threat
KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) A Kearney radio station Thursday was among the numerous businesses around the country which were victims of an apparent hoax email bomb threat. Kearney police say radio station KGFW reported the threat about mid-afternoon. Captain Mike Kirkwood told Local4 that police officers c
Plan your weekend: Nightlife events: Dec. 14-21
1867 Bar — Misfire / Scout Camp / Goosehound, 9 p.m.-midnight. Blue Blood Brewing Co. — Jack Hotel, 8-10 p.m. Bourbon Theatre — Winter Heat, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Cappy's Hotspot Bar & Grill — Judd Hoos, 9:30 p.m.
Check out these holiday light displays in Lincoln
Here are reader submissions for holiday light displays in and around Lincoln:. * 1101 & 1111 N. 97th St. — Three yards connected with an 8-foot Santa, interactive Santa's workshop and a variety of other displays and lights.
Part of south Lincoln Shopko would be torn down under plan
It looks as though Shopko may not be done downsizing in Lincoln. Last week, the retail chain announced plans to close its north Lincoln store at 3400 N. 27th St. in February. This week, a local developer submitted a proposal to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Department that shows part of the
Child abuse sentence upheld in Lincoln stepfather's spanking case
The Nebraska Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a Lincoln man's child abuse conviction for spanking his stepson with a belt around 30 times as punishment for misbehaving at church.
Judge sentences driver in deadly crash with cyclist south of Lincoln last year
The daughter of beloved Lincoln cyclist Randy Gibson asked a judge Tuesday to make an example of the drunk driver who killed her father as he rode his bike on a rural road in September 2017.
Continued road closure yields meeting
LINCOLN – Knife River Midwest of Sioux City, Iowa has invited those directly affected by the closure of Nebraska Highway 63 north of Alvo to a public information meeting. The original anticipated completion of this project was November. The updated completion will now be in the summer of 2019.
Board refuses to reinstate Lincoln trauma surgeon's medical license
LINCOLN (AP) — A Lincoln trauma surgeon accused of unprofessional conduct with patients has lost his bid to have his medical license reinstated. The Lincoln Journal Star reported that the Nebraska Board of Medicine and Surgery voted Friday to deny Reginald Burton's request, saying it didn't have "en
Nebraska man acquitted in sex assault case involving boy, 14
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man has been found not guilty of charges that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy he met through a social networking app. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Esteban Bueno was acquitted at his second trial in Lancaster County District Court. His first trial ende
Lincoln police plan crackdown on drunk driving over holiday party season
Lincoln police will crack down on drunk driving beginning mid-December through Jan. 1 as part of the national "You Drink and Drive, You Lose" law enforcement campaign. The local effort will start Friday, and boosted enforcement will run nightly from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m., a department news release said.
Lincoln officers appeal judge's decision to allow excessive force lawsuit to go forward
Lincoln police officers accused in a civil lawsuit by a man of falsely arresting him and using excessive force to do it are appealing a federal judge's recent ruling that allowed the case to advance toward trial.
Upcoming family events: 'Elf Jr.,' Pancakes and Pajamas and Living Nativity
Candyhouse Fun Shop —10-11 a.m. Dec. 15; 1-2 p.m. Dec. 16; also 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 13, and Dec. 20. Make your own candy house, three colors of frosting and endless candy decorations, 45-minute session, reserve a spot or buy a kit to take home, $30 members, $40 non-members, $25 take-home kit, Lincol