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Metro Fugitive Task Force Searching For Man Considered Dangerous

David Lane Erickson is wanted by the United States Marshal Service Metro Fugitive Task Force. Erickson is wanted based on a Federal Supervised Release Violation. Erickson is believed to be in the Lincoln, Nebraska area. 

Northeast Students/Faculty Give Warm Greeting To Teacher Battling Cancer

A popular teacher at Northeast High School is in the middle of a battle with breast cancer.  Sharon Holliday, who has taught family consumer science for over 20 years at the school after spending time as a full-time mom and raising her five sons, has been on leave since shortly after the start of first semester.

Chase Ends With Stopsticks Deployed By Deputies

A 24-year-old Lincoln man is in custody in Otoe County after a chase that started in Lancaster County late Friday night. According to the Lancaster County's Sheriff's Office, the chase with Leonard Barr started at Highway 2 and 120th Street and reached speeds of 70 mph.

Armed Robbery At Apartment Under Investigation

Lincoln Police are investigating an early Monday morning armed robbery near 17th and Van Dorn Streets.  The crime happened at 3 a.m. when three black males approached a 22-year-old man who was sitting outside of his apartment. One of the suspects had a handgun, according to police.

Rabies Cases Increasing in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says cases of animals found to have rabies is increasing from last year. is reminding us that bats are a common carrier of rabies, and they are very active this time of year, increasing the chances of becoming infected.

Teen Drivers Program Gets Grant

The Nebraska Safety Council got a $10,000 grant from State Farm to help pay for the teen driving program "Alive at 25" for LPS. 21 teens died in crashes in Nebraska last year. The program teaches teens about the effects of inexperience, peer pressure and distracted driving.

Nebraska Ed Board Distances Itself from Planned Parenthood

The Nebraska Board of Education has approved seeking state funds for a schools health program that includes sex education to replace a private grant from a foundation that has been criticized for supporting Planned Parenthood.

Police Investigate Drive-By Shooting

Image result for police lightsLincoln police are investigating a drive-by shooting.  At 530a Friday morning, officers were sent to an apartment complex at 3500 Huntington Avenue.  The apartment had been struck by bullets. Several shots were fired in to the apartment through a window. 

Supreme Court Denies Requests In Miscalculated Sentences

Image result for justice scalesThe Nebraska Supreme Court has denied the legal requests of two men ordered back to prison last year after being wrongly released because state officials had miscalculated their sentences. The state's high court on Friday dismissed the appeal.

UN-L Students Encouraged To Be Cautious

UN-L Police are encouraging students to avoid underpopulated areas, avoid walking alone (especially at night), travel in well-lit areas and always let someone know where they are. Heightened awareness comes after 2 incidents in 3 days on campus.