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NDOL: Outage creating issues with unemployment site, won't affect payments
NDOL: Outage creating issues with unemployment site, won't affect payments

The Nebraska Department of Labor announced that the NEworks website is currently experiencing an outage, and could take at least two days to get back up and running.

LPD: Woman loses $40,000 to scammer pretending to be famous actor on Instagram

LPD: Woman loses $40,000 to scammer pretending to be famous actor on Instagram

The Lincoln Police Department said a woman lost $40,000 to a scammer she thought was a famous actor messaging her on Instagram.

LFR rescues one person from two-alarm apartment fire

LFR rescues one person from two-alarm apartment fire

Lincoln Fire and Rescue said one person was rescued from a two-alarm apartment fire early Tuesday morning. 

Lincoln Children's Zoo welcomes baby giant anteater

Lincoln Children's Zoo welcomes baby giant anteater

At nearly one-month-old, a giant anteater is the latest animal to debut at the Lincoln Children's Zoo.

Nebraska to replace GOP ex-congressman on day of sentencing

Nebraska to replace GOP ex-congressman on day of sentencing

Just hours after a judge sentences an ex-congressman from Nebraska for lying to federal agents, voters in his district are expected to elect a different conservative Republican to represent the GOP-dominated district.

Tominaga to debut for Japan national team

Tominaga to debut for Japan national team

One year later after playing in the Tokyo Olympics in 3x3 basketball, Nebraska rising junior Keisei Tominaga will make senior national team debut next week.

Omaha Man sentenced to probation for possessing firearms as a drug user

Omaha Man sentenced to probation for possessing firearms as a drug user

46-year-old Edward Barta of Omaha, was sentenced in federal court on June 24.

Texas man sentenced for failing to register as sex offender in Nebraska

Texas man sentenced for failing to register as sex offender in Nebraska

It was announced that Kirk Tildon Foster, 52, formerly of Texas, was charged in federal court for failing to register as a sex offender.

Bio Nebraska and Nebraska Cures Announce Nebraska Women in STEM Study

Bio Nebraska and Nebraska Cures Announce Nebraska Women in STEM Study

Bio Nebraska and Nebraska Cures released a study about the experiences of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) occupations in Nebraska.

Ole Miss championship validates Elko’s decision to return

Ole Miss championship validates Elko’s decision to return

Tim Elko’s presence as a leader has loomed so large over the Mississippi baseball program that coach Mike Bianco has suggested, maybe only half-jokingly, that a statue should be built of him.

Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

Marlin Briscoe, 1st Black starting QB in AFL, dies at 76

Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black starting quarterback in the American Football League more than 50 years ago, died Monday.

CCC-O: Inmate missing from community correctional facility

CCC-O: Inmate missing from community correctional facility

Authorities said they have been notified of an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center in Omaha. 

First case of monkeypox reported in Douglas County

First case of monkeypox reported in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department announced they have confirmed a case of the orthopox virus and further CDC testing shows it is anticipated this will be the county's first case of monkeypox.

Lincoln man receives multiple charges Monday morning

Lincoln man receives multiple charges Monday morning

The Lincoln Police Department responded to a call of a man throwing tools out of a tow truck.

LPD responds to vandalism report, gunshot to residence

LPD responds to vandalism report, gunshot to residence

LPD said that officers discovered that sometime during the overnight hours the residence had been struck by a single gunshot. 

OPD: fatal crash kills two on West Center Road

OPD: fatal crash kills two on West Center Road

Omaha Police said they are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 132nd and West Center Road late Sunday.

Fatal crash in Omaha, one injured and one dead

Fatal crash in Omaha, one injured and one dead

The Omaha Police Department is investigating a fatal car crash at Rose Blumkin Drive and Dodge Street on June 26.

LPD: 74-year-old has been found

LPD: 74-year-old has been found

Lincoln Police Department said a missing 74-year old has been found safe. 

OPD: One dead, one hurt in Dodge Street crash

OPD: One dead, one hurt in Dodge Street crash

Omaha Police said that vehicle speed and alcohol use were factors in a Sunday night crash on Dodge Street that left one person dead and another seriously injured.

LPD searching for missing man

LPD searching for missing man

Lincoln Police say they’re searching for a missing 74-year-old man Monday morning.

Omaha Police investigate shooting at 12th and Cass Street

Omaha Police investigate shooting at 12th and Cass Street

The Omaha Police Department are investigating a shooting that injured one person at 12th and Cass Street on Monday.

Police challenge Council VP's 'call' claims

Police challenge Council VP's 'call' claims

Vinny Palermo said he’s voting against Mayor Jean Stothert’s latest annexation package because the city doesn't have enough police officers to handle even one more resident.

Omaha house fire damages two homes, kills pet

Omaha house fire damages two homes, kills pet

A house fire resulted in the death of a cat and significant damage to two homes Sunday afternoon.

Lincoln man builds state capitol building out of K’NEX

Lincoln man builds state capitol building out of K’NEX

From building spaceships to international monuments, Ben Rhodes has created wonders out of K’NEX building pieces since he was a child.

One arrested after overnight Omaha chase ends in wreck

One arrested after overnight Omaha chase ends in wreck

A man is behind bars after allegedly driving police across town ending in a multi-car wreck.

Nebraska State Pen. inmate dies at 91

Nebraska State Pen. inmate dies at 91

An inmate in his 90's died on Saturday in Lincoln at the Nebraska State Penitentiary.

LPD investigates multiple injury shooting

LPD investigates multiple injury shooting

Lincoln Police Department is investigating the shooting of two people at the Seacrest Field parking lot. 

Pro-life rally held at the capitol building

Pro-life rally held at the capitol building

The ruling was overturned Friday. 49 years after the landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade this Friday. Today, dozens gathered at the state capitol to celebrate the decision.

Rally at County City Building protests Supreme Court ruling

Rally at County City Building protests Supreme Court ruling

The decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade came down by the Supreme Court Friday morning, and those in opposition hit the streets in Lincoln making sure their voices were heard. The rally drew hundreds of people in Lincoln Friday evening.

Hundreds in Omaha protest Supreme Court abortion ruling

Hundreds in Omaha protest Supreme Court abortion ruling

The rally began at five and after speeches in front of the memorial, the crowd made its way to Dodge

Sarpy County inmate dies in jail

Sarpy County inmate dies in jail

A Sarpy County inmate was found unresponsive Friday.

Ricketts in wait-and-see mode on potential special session

Ricketts in wait-and-see mode on potential special session

Gov. Pete Ricketts said he was happy with the Supreme Court's decision and that he will meet with Speaker of the Legislature Mike Hilgers to discuss how Nebraska will respond to the Supreme Court decision.

Inmate missing from community correctional facility in Omaha

Inmate missing from community correctional facility in Omaha

A 30-year-old sentenced man removed his monitoring device and left the corrections center where he was held at.

Omaha man sentenced for possession of child pornography

Omaha man sentenced for possession of child pornography

A 40-year-old man receives 36 months of imprisonment for possession of child pornography.

Nebraska Supreme Court denies appeal of death row inmate

Nebraska Supreme Court denies appeal of death row inmate

The Nebraska Supreme court has denied the post-conviction appeal of a death row inmate who said his defense attorney was so inept that his right to a fair trial had been compromised.

LPD begins an investigation after a reported burglary

LPD begins an investigation after a reported burglary

The Lincoln Police Department look into a burglary at a storage unit that happened the previous week.

LPD investigating handgun found near apartment

LPD investigating handgun found near apartment

The Lincoln Police Department was called in for a handgun that was found laying on the ground.

Trespassing leads to an arrest in Lincoln

Trespassing leads to an arrest in Lincoln

The Lincoln Police Department arrested a 60-year-old man who was trespassing on a property for terroristic threats.

Huskers to host Boston College in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Huskers to host Boston College in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Nebraska will see a familiar foe in the 2022 ACC/Big Ten Men’s Basketball Challenge, as the Huskers will host Boston College at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

A long, winding recovery: Long COVID taking toll on Omaha woman

A long, winding recovery: Long COVID taking toll on Omaha woman

Cindy Vanek was supposed to be recovering from COVID-19, but something was wrong.

Two Lincoln men sentenced on separate federal drug charges

Two Lincoln men sentenced on separate federal drug charges

Two Lincoln men were sentenced on separate drug charges, both of which involved fentanyl, in federal court on Thursday.

‘Careless disposal of smoking materials’ sparked Omaha house fire near I-80

‘Careless disposal of smoking materials’ sparked Omaha house fire near I-80

The Omaha Fire Department said smoking materials were to blame for a house fire in the southwest part of the city Wednesday.

Buffett’s firm picks up $500 million more Occidental shares

Buffett’s firm picks up $500 million more Occidental shares

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought more than $500 million worth of Occidental Petroleum shares over the past week as it continued to invest heavily in oil producers this year.

LPD sees spike in counterfeit currency

LPD sees spike in counterfeit currency

Lincoln Police said they have been seeing an increase in counterfeit currency investigations. 

LPD arrests man in connection to ongoing narcotics investigation

LPD arrests man in connection to ongoing narcotics investigation

On Wednesday, June 15 the Lincoln Police Department said their Narcotics Unit and SWAT Team served a search warrant for a room at the Magnuson Hotel, which was the known residence of 37-year-old man .

SCSO deputy dies, 'gone but not forgotten'

SCSO deputy dies, 'gone but not forgotten'

Saunders County Sheriff's Office announced the loss of their Deputy Wednesday morning. 

Omaha Police officer on administrative leave after arrest posted on social media

Omaha Police officer on administrative leave after arrest posted on social media

A veteran Omaha Police officer has been placed on leave as the department conducts an internal investigation into the use of force during a Tuesday arrest.

‘I landed my dream job’: UNK grads design luxury homes for famous clients

‘I landed my dream job’: UNK grads design luxury homes for famous clients

UNK graduates, Emily Bridge and Katie Ward, design luxury homes for famous clients.

Woman starts non-profit, takes on Costco for birds' rights

Woman starts non-profit, takes on Costco for birds' rights

A new nonprofit is taking on its first lawsuit: an alleged abuse of animal rights in Nebraska.

Omaha man sentenced in federal court for distributing fentanyl

Omaha man sentenced in federal court for distributing fentanyl

A 44-year-old Omaha man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday on multiple fentanyl distribution charges.

Missing CCC-L inmate returns on his own

Missing CCC-L inmate returns on his own

An inmate who disappeared from the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln last week, has returned to the facility on his own.

Fugitive arrested following brief standoff in northwest Lincoln

Fugitive arrested following brief standoff in northwest Lincoln

A man wanted on weapons and drug related warrants was arrested Wednesday afternoon with the help of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Tactical Response Unit, Lincoln Police and U.S. Marshals.

Former Huskers Coach Mike Riley named USFL Coach of the Year

Former Huskers Coach Mike Riley named USFL Coach of the Year

Mike Riley led the New Jersey Generals to a 9-1 regular-season record.

Rep. Don Bacon 'not be supporting Trump' in primary

Rep. Don Bacon 'not be supporting Trump' in primary

The signs of former President Donald Trump's next White House run are there, but he still hasn't formally launched an exploratory committee.

Teens found to be connected to auto theft

Teens found to be connected to auto theft

Lincoln Police Department is investigating another auto theft.

24-year-old man arrested for terroristic threats in Lincoln

24-year-old man arrested for terroristic threats in Lincoln

The Lincoln Police Department were called to help with an argument that turned violent.

LFR: House fire deemed intentionally set

LFR: House fire deemed intentionally set

A fire inspector determined a fire at a house in northwest Lincoln Tuesday morning was intentionally set. 

OPD responds to drowning north Omaha

OPD responds to drowning north Omaha

A 47-year-old man is dead after an apparent drowning in north Omaha.

Troopers apprehend juvenile, locate gun in Lincoln pursuit

Troopers apprehend juvenile, locate gun in Lincoln pursuit

Nebraska State Patrol said they have apprehended a juvenile following a pursuit on Tuesday morning. 

String of auto related thefts

String of auto related thefts

The Lincoln Police Department dealt with multiple case of auto related theft between June 19 and 20.

Sunday accident on 84th Street claims life of Springfield man

Sunday accident on 84th Street claims life of Springfield man

Officials said one person is dead after a rollover accident over the weekend. 

Firefighters battle vacant house fire in Lincoln

Firefighters battle vacant house fire in Lincoln

Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to a fire on the northwest side of the city early Tuesday morning.

LSO: Two teens hurt in ATV crash

LSO: Two teens hurt in ATV crash

Two teenagers were recovering after and ATV accident in southeast Nebraska.

Man arrested in connection to Gate 10 Bar shooting

Man arrested in connection to Gate 10 Bar shooting

Omaha Police Department arrested 26-year-old man on a felony warrant.

Crews investigate cause of fire near downtown Omaha

Crews investigate cause of fire near downtown Omaha

The cause of a fire near downtown Omaha Monday morning is under investigation.