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Man crossing street in Lincoln dies after being hit by vehicle

A 60-year-old man was killed after being hit by a Jeep as he crossed a street in north Lincoln Monday night, a Lincoln police official said. Edward F. Poltack of Lincoln was walking across 48th Street from east to west just after 11 p.m. when the southbound Jeep Patriot hit him between Starr and Dud

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-20 12:35:00

Lincoln woman robbed while trying to buy pot

LINCOLN, Neb. A 19-year-old Lincoln woman told Lincoln Police she was robbed while trying to purchase marijuana. Lincoln Police report at 10pm on Saturday, March 17, the victim met another, unknown female near 27th and K Streets to conduct their transaction. The unknown female handed the victim an

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-19 17:26:00

7-year-old boy expected to recover after being shot near the heart with a nail

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) A 7-year-old boy in Lincoln is expected to recover after undergoing emergency surgery following an incident where his 12-year-old brother shot a nail into his chest from a BB gun. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon at the boys' home near 31st and P St. in Lincoln. The bo

WOWT - 2018-03-19 17:23:00

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 12:25:00

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

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

Robbery at South Lincoln Subway restaurant

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - On March 18, shortly before 6:30 pm, Lincoln Police responded to a robbery at Subway restaurant at 3900 Old Cheney Rd. The Subway employee reported a man entered the business, threatened that he had a weapon and demanded money. The man took an undisclosed amount of money then

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-19 17:37:00

Police close portion of N. 48th after pedestrian vs. SUV crash

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police have a portion of north 48th Street closed early Tuesday morning as officers are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian in critical condition. The call came in just before 11:15 p.m. Monday near N. 48th and Dudley Streets, that's just south of 48th and Hol

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-20 07:14:00

Two sides debate proposed ban on bump stocks in Lincoln City Council hearing

The proposed ban on selling or possessing bump stocks in Lincoln met with a predictable response during a public hearing at Monday's City Council meeting. Some opposed the ban. Banning bump stocks, which can allow semi-automatic weapons to fire at a high rate, similar to a machine gun, only empowers

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR - 2018-03-20 01:00:00

Omaha man sentenced for bank robberies

LINCOLN, Neb. - Traynell Toney, age 24, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced Monday after having previously pled guilty to robbing two U.S. Bank branches in two Baker's Supermarkets. Toney was sentenced to 36 months' imprisonment, 3 years' supervised release, and ordered to pay $5,597 in restitution.

1011NOW.COM - 2018-03-20 00:30:00

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


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


Serious injuries in I80 crash

HENDERSON - At least one person has been seriously injured in a crash on I 80 near Henderson which occurred shortly after 3 PM on Friday. One person was reported to be trapped in a vehicle, unconscious but breathing. Emergency patient transport by helicopter was requested but then decline due to w


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


Ballroom BuzzR - Seward County's Largest Indoor Garage Sales and Flea Market

Seward County's Largest Indoor Garage Sales and Flea Market located in our historic Ballroom in downtown Bee, NE (147 Elm). Saturday, March 17, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Free Admission Free Parking Food Stand available all day The ballroom is bursting at the Beams with Tables full of treasures. Seward Count


Beer veteran opening new taproom, brewery in east Lincoln

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now Sam Riggins started brewing beer at home about a dozen years ago, before starting work as a professional brewer for Nebraska Brewing Company in Papillion in 2010. That job lasted about four years, before family responsibilities intervened and he


Lincoln mayor Christ Beutler seeking re-election

Saturday evening Lincoln mayor Chris Beutler announced he is seeking re-election. Beutler has been Lincoln's mayor since 2011, but says he's not ready to call it quits just yet, "We are very much convinced that the best times are just ahead and so I do want to run again I will be running again nex


2018 St. Patrick's Day-themed events in Lincoln

The Alley, 1031 M St. - St. Patty's party with drink specials and drag show, 2 p.m.-late/drag at 10:30 p.m. Bailey's Local, Eagle - Lloyd McCarter & The Honky Tonk Revival (live music), 9 p.m.-midnight Bourbon Theatre, 1415 O St. - The Killigans (live music), 9 p.m./8 p.m. doors, 21-plus only, $10 C


2-vehicle crash in northeast Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Officials are asking people to avoid the area near N. Cotner and Garland after a two-vehicle crash Friday morning. Cotner is closed between Garland and Leighton. Rescue crews were called to the scene of the crash around 6:30 a.m. Friday. Our photographer on scene can see two


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do