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Casey's south of downtown Lincoln robbed at gunpoint; suspect's identity unknown
A man robbed Casey's General Store on the 1400 block of 17th Street on Sunday morning, according to police.The man entered the store at about 6 a.m. and approached the counter to buy cigarettes, Captain Danny Reitan said. After receiving the cigarettes, he pulled a handgun from his pants and demande
Teen falls off hood of moving car
The girl's friends, who were in the car at the time, told police she willingly crawled out of the passenger window and got on the roof of the car.
Woman dies after being found unresponsive in Sarpy County jail
She has been identified as Danielle Renee Harbison, formerly of Freeberg, IL. According to a family member, Harbison had moved the Omaha metro area to an unknown address approximately three weeks ago.
Police investigating robbery at South Lincoln convenience store
According to police, an African American man approached the counter asking to purchase cigarettes, and upon receiving the cigarettes, he pulled a handgun from his pants and demanded cash.
Omaha police ask for help locating missing teen
Gabriella Hernandez,13, was last seen around 9:30 p.m. Friday near 20th and W streets, police said. She was wearing a black shirt and gray, ripped capri pants.
Bluffs police arrest man after he causes damage in store and asks them to shoot him
Council Bluffs police arrested a man Saturday after he held a knife to his throat and asked officers to shoot him.Before noon, police were called to the Metro Crossing shopping center in southeast Council Bluffs because of a man who was walking around with an open container of alcohol. Several store
Woman robbed at gunpoint on Council Bluffs trail
The woman told police the man grabbed her from behind, pointed a handgun at her head and threatened harm. During a struggle, a round was fired from the gun, resulting in a non-life threatening injury for the woman, police said.
Two hurt in Blondo crash
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) --Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident at 120th and Blondo early Sunday morning.A pickup truck and a car collided in the intersection.Both vehicles had extensive damage and both people suffered serious injuries.The crash remains under investigation.
Lincoln man accused of sex trafficking 15-year-old; AG says other victims possible
State prosecutors have accused a Lincoln man of enticing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution, child sexual assault and possessing child pornography, according to court documents.And the Nebraska attorney general's office believes Ahmad Salem may have victimized others.Salem, 29, appeared via video
Goodyear blimp touches down in Lincoln
"Usually we are mooring in the place that we are visiting, but this time we are mooring in Lincoln but our event is in Omaha," Ogden said.
N. 84th Burger King closed from fire, LFR says
LINCOLN, Neb. --The Burger King at North 84th Street will be closed until Monday, LFR said.
BNSF train catches fire under Lincoln overpass
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train caught fire Saturday morning while traveling under an overpass in Lincoln.Reports came in to Lincoln Fire and Rescue around 3:30 a.m. about a fire on one of the BNSF rail cars under the north 27th Street overpass by State Fair Park Drive, said battalion ch
FBI task force arrests 22 in Omaha area sex trafficking operations
An FBI-coordinated task force arrested 22 people during two operations targeting sex trafficking in the Omaha area in June, officials reported Friday.The FBI Omaha Child Exploitation Task Force conducted operations in Omaha on June 14 and in La Vista on Thursday. During the two ventures, law enforce
New owners of RuffHouse offering activities for all ages, adult classes
Sharon and Jim West see so much potential in the RuffHouse Family Entertainment Center.The Wests and their daughter, Brittany, became the new owners of the Fremont center in May.Since then, they’ve been working to provide a family friendly place for a host of activities — from children’s birthday pa
Train fire closes 27th Street overpass early Saturday
Battalion Chief Jeremy Gegg with Lincoln Fire and Rescue said firefighters were called to the railroad tracks under the 27th Street overpass, near State Fair Park Drive, at about 5:04 a.m.
Police looking for information on bizarre foot chase
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -An attempted daylight burglary near 152nd St. and Harrison St. led to a bizarre foot chase which was all caught on camera.Home security video showed what appears to be teenagers running from and attempted break-in.A neighbor also reported a window kicked in. The suspects ran when
Nye Health Services is top-rated, offers family oriented care
Harris is vice president of operations for Nye Health Services, which has three campuses in Fremont — Nye Legacy, Nye Pointe and Nye Square — and which is launching new services.
Columbus Woman Killed By Train Near North Bend
An eastbound Union Pacific train struck a Dodge Caravan about three miles west of North Bend around 9 p.m. Wednesday night.The driver of the Caravan, 54-year-old Debra Kessler died from her injuries after being taken to the hospital in Fremont .It happened on Dodge County Road 4 at an intersect
Yutan Days event to help family after tragedy
On May 30, Mitchell Quandt of Yutan was killed in a semi-truck accident, leaving behind a pregnant wife, Jancye, and twin, 2-year-old sons, Calvin and Cohen.
Numerous area fireworks displays are planned
Yutan Days – The three-day celebration kicks off Friday and continues through Sunday. A fireworks display, sponsored by Yutan Country Club and Sudbeck Homes, is set for 10 p.m. Friday at Itan Park, 200 block of East Vine Street.