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Bank robbery reported in east Lincoln; locked door thwarts attempt at different bank

Police are investigating a reported robbery at Cornhusker Bank, 1600 N. Cotner Blvd., around 10:30 a.m. Monday. Initial reports from the scene indicated at least one staff member was pepper sprayed by a man who was also wielding a black handgun. The clerk was taken to the hospital. The mid-morning r

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-18 15:36:00

Crews working to pull body from Holmes Lake in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. - Emergency crews in Lincoln are working to recover a dead body from Holmes Lake. The call came into authorities around 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Crews arrived on scene and immediately attempted to pull the body from the water. They are still working as of 9:45 a.m. The situati

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 16:44:00

Firefighter's off-duty death to be considered in line of duty, fire chief says

City officials have determined the death of a 50-year-old Lincoln firefighter who suffered a sudden cardiac event last month while off duty occurred as a result of his work. Matthew Vonderfecht died from a heart attack at his home Aug. 24, a Lincoln police spokeswoman said. Lincoln Fire and Rescue C

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-18 20:25:00

One person killed in fatal crash on Blair High Road

Police have confirmed that an accident near Blair High Road and Crown Point resulted in the death of one person. The accident occurred shortly before 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Two police cruisers turned east bound onto Blair High Road and observed a westbound vehicle veer off the side of the roa

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 18:09:00

More than 100 dead, death toll climbing after major earthquake in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The death toll from the Mexico earthquake is now at 119, according to state and city officials. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera says that at least 30 people have died in Mexico City, and officials in Morelos state, just to the south, said 54 had died there. At least 11 others died in

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 21:15:00

Lincoln dance student wins pair of national titles

Addison Hasenpflug, one of the rising stars at Universal Dance Academy, made it back-to-back national championships this summer by excelling under the bright lights on the national stage. Competing in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, the 11-year-old Lincoln girl emerged victorious - and successfully defended

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-19 13:10:00

Judge sends Lincoln man to prison for robbing his pot dealer

A 24-year-old Lincoln man went to prison for 12 to 20 years Friday for robbing two men who had invited him over Jan. 9 to watch the national championship football game. Jalal Khoudeida pleaded no contest to robbery. Lancaster County District Judge Darla Ideus sentenced him late last week. In court d

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Burglar steals drugs, money from Lincoln pharmacy

LINCOLN, Neb. - Lincoln Police are searching for a suspect after a local pharmacy was burglarized. The theft occurred sometime between Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and Monday at 8:30 a.m. at Medicap Pharmacy, located at 2555 Kenzington Drive. The suspect forced entry through the front door, and proceeded

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 15:54:00

Busy Lincoln intersection closed during morning commute

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- Lincoln police officers have closed the intersection at 56th and Old Cheney following a Monday morning crash. Emergency crews were called to the crash shortly after 7:45 AM Monday morning. At least two cars were involved in the crash. One of the cars caught fire after the cr

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-18 15:27:00

Anthony Bonelli is Lincoln's 'chief pizza officer'

Anthony Bonelli is a bit of a Luddite. He wants to ditch his electronic calendar and go back to a planner. He prefers hardcover books to Nooks or Kindles. He still writes thank you notes by hand, and would rather have a conversation around a table than read a tweet or Facebook post. But there is one

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-18 21:05:00

Lincoln: Dick's opens Friday, Scheels to open September 2018

Dick's Sporting Goods at Gateway Mall is set to open this Friday. "The biggest thing is the convenience," the mall's marketing director Becky Sidles said. "North Lincoln will finally have its own sporting goods store with all the selection available across the spectrum for sports." The 75,000 square

KLKNTV.COM - 2017-09-19 05:41:00

'Fixer Upper' star to visit Lincoln next week

LINCOLN, Neb. -- From the show that introduced us to Chip and Joanna Gaines, shiplap and the heart of Texas, Fixer Upper's very own carpenter, Clint Harp will take the stage to headline YP Week 2017 on September 25 from 11:30-1 PM at the Rococo Theatre, 140 N 13th Street! Clint Harp can be found re

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 22:41:00

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KLKNTV.COM - 2017-09-20 01:32:00

Driver leaves scene of crash in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police are looking for a driver who crashed into a telephone pole then left the scene. Police said they tried to pull the car over late Monday night, shortly before midnight. Just minutes later, another officer found the car crashed and abandoned at 30th and J Streets.

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 12:26:00

Lincoln judge sends woman to prison for embezzling - again

A Lincoln judge sent a woman to prison Tuesday for embezzling more than $65,000 from the business where she'd worked as office manager. Of critical importance, Lancaster County District Judge Kevin McManaman said, was that Dana Steingard had done the same thing before in Kansas. "And $65,000 is an

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Police investigating bank robbery in east Lincoln

According to scanner reports, Lincoln Police are investigating a robbery at Cornhusker Bank near N Cotner and Holdrege, around 10:30 a.m. Monday. We have a reporter on the scene and will bring you updates as soon as they become available. According to scanner reports, Lincoln Police are investigatin

KLKNTV.COM - 2017-09-18 19:10:00

Global pharmaceutical company expanding in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Bulgarian pharmaceutical company is investing $4.7 million on a brand new research center in Lincoln. Huevepharma already has a small manufacturing plant in Lincoln but it wants more and city council approved it's new facility on Monday night. The global company creates human and

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 05:37:00

Editorial, 9/19: Study must continue on Lincoln's rail crossings

The deaths of two teens at a west Lincoln railroad crossing last month brought into focus the network of such intersections of rail and pavement across the city. Before the fatal collision along West South Street, though, the Railroad Transportation Safety District had begun to explore modifications

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2017-09-19 04:59:00

DICK'S Sporting Goods opens

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- Good news for Lincoln shoppers. The DICK'S Sporting Goods store at Gateway Mall is now open. The store will have a grand opening this Friday through Sunday. But, on Tuesday, customers were allowed inside. The two-level store will feature athletic and outdoor apparel, along wi

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-20 00:46:00

Portion of South 9th St. to close Sept. 25

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- South 9th Street between South and Van Dorn streets will close at 9 a.m. Monday, September 25, for storm drain pipe construction. The street is scheduled to reopen October 4. The recommended detour is South 13th Street. The project was coordinated with an ongoing water main p

1011NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 23:59:00