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Bank Robber Arrested

Image result for police lightsA man is in custody after a downtown bank robbery this afternoon.  A man wearing all black clothing held up the Pinnacle Bank at 14th and N Streets shortly after 2p.  He threatened that he had a weapon, but didn't display one. 

Nebraska Receives Over $1M In Drug Settlement

Image result for prescription drugsNebraska will receive $1.48 million from a pharmaceutical company to settle allegations that the drug maker knowingly underpaid rebates owned to the Nebraska's Medicaid drug rebate program. Attorney General Doug Peterson announced the agreement Monday.

Record Number Of Registered Voters In County

Image result for voting ballot 2016A bigger turnout, and a record number of registered voters.....that's the projection for next Tuesday's primary election here in Lancaster County. Election Commissioner Dave Shively says voter registration - over 180 thousand - is a record number.

Report Points Towards Economic Growth

Image result for economic growth arrowFigures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states, including Nebraska, have dropped slightly after rising for three months, but they still point to economic growth in a report out Monday. 

Teens Caught Stealing From Vehicles

Image result for lincoln police departmentAccording to Lincoln Police, six young people were arrested after trying door handles of vehicles around 5:30a Monday morning near the 7000 block of Platte Avenue.  All the teens have been referred to Juvenile Court.  

Police Investigate Multiple Robberies Over Weekend

Image result for police lightsPolice report three significant robberies this weekend in Lincoln.  Saturday, around 10pm near 42nd & Duxhall an 18-year old female was riding in a car in south Lincoln when she was attacked in the back seat by another female, using brass knuckles.

Thefts From Vehicles In Waverly Area

Image result for lancaster county sheriff's officeA string of thefts over the weekend from seven vehicles in the Waverly-area....The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says an iPhone, laptop, and a bottle of cologne was among the items taken early Saturday morning.  

Cars Vandalized Over Weekend

Image result for broken windshieldLincoln Police say there were 12 reports of vandalism in south Lincoln over the weekend.  Police Officer Katie Flood police believe the vandalisms occurred between 10p Saturday night until 6am Sunday morning. 

Bicyclist Hurt In Crash With Pickup In Southeast Lincoln

A man in his 30s is in a Lincoln hospital, after he was involved in a truck/bicycle crash late Monday morning at 84th and Pioneers.  The crash happened around 9:30am, according to Police Captain Danny Reitan. 

Marathon Brings Out Fans, Volunteers

The 2016 Lincoln Marathon was held Sunday. Among those helping cheer on the some 14-thousand runners - "The Polka Police."   Known only as Lt. Liederhosen on drums and Sgt. Squeezebox on the accordion, the "Polka Police" were stationed near 48th and Highway 2.