Local News

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News Conference Wednesday Regarding Rape Complaint

Image result for lincoln police departmentCounty Attorney Joe Kelley and Police Chief Jim Peschong have scheduled an announcement for tomorrow on a rape complaint involving the home of three Husker Football players.  

Errors In "Good Time" Credit Affect Nearly 1 In 4 Inmates

Image result for good time creditA review of Nebraska prison sentences has found that nearly one in four inmates received sentences that were too short or too long because of errors in how "good time" credit was applied.   

High-Dollar Burglary In Southeast Lincoln

Image result for burglaryTwo more burglaries just outside of the city limits Monday, one which resulted a high-dollar loss. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says nothing was taken from a home near 63rd and Yankee Hill Road, after someone got in through an egress window. 

Students Playing With Airsoft Guns Cause Alarm

Image result for police lightsThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus community was alerted to possible danger after security cameras showed what looked like two armed men in a campus parking garage.   But university police say the two turned out to be students playing with airsoft guns.

Woman's Body Found In Missouri River

Image result for nebraska state patrolAuthorities say a woman's body has been pulled from the Missouri River just south of Nebraska City. The Nebraska State Patrol said in a news release Tuesday that the body was sighted and recovered Monday.

Candlelight Vigil Held For Syrian Refugees

Image result for candlelight vigilA candlelight vigil has been held for Syrian refugees in downtown Lincoln a week after Gov. Pete Ricketts joined other Republican governors expressing concern over federal screening of Syrian refugees who want to enter the United States. 

Cash Taken From Waverly Bank's ATM

Image result for lancaster county sheriff's officeThieves manage to break into an ATM and take off with money from the First State Bank branch in Waverly. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says someone got into the unlocked vestibule and got into it while it sat out on the lawn. 

Extra Security Planned for Memorial Stadium Friday

The University of Nebraska will have extra security measures in effect at Memorial Stadium for the Nebraska-Iowa football game on Friday. Several gates will be closed, and fans will be required to open outer garments for visual inspection.

October Traffic Fatalities

21 people were killed in traffic crashes on Nebraska roads in October. 21 fatalities in 17 crashes...11 people died not wearing their seat belts.

Number of English Language Learners Growing in LPS

There are students in Lincoln Public Schools from 118 countries. They speak nearly 100 different languages. Since the 2010-2011 school year, the number of Arabic and Kurdish speaking English language learner students has grown more than 800%.