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State Patrol announces results of heightened Independence Day enforcement
State Patrol announces results of heightened Independence Day enforcement

The Nebraska State Patrol announced Wednesday that it removed 24 impaired drivers from the roadways during Independence Day weekend.

'Let them know it's safe; let them decide,' Omaha doctor working to vaccinate Hispanic, Latino communities

'Let them know it's safe; let them decide,' Omaha doctor working to vaccinate Hispanic, Latino communities

Dr. Armando De Alba Rosales is working to change the disproportionate way Latinos and Hispanics are affected by the pandemic.

Omaha Police investigating cutting after medics treat victim at scene

Omaha Police investigating cutting after medics treat victim at scene

Omaha Police Department said they are looking for a suspect involved in a cutting early Wednesday morning. 

OPD: Parking lot altercation leads to shooting

OPD: Parking lot altercation leads to shooting

The Omaha Police Department is investigating a shooting where two were injured that occurred on July 5. 

LPD: Man beaten by four men during attempted park rendezvous

LPD: Man beaten by four men during attempted park rendezvous

A man attempting to meet an unknown woman in a Lincoln park reported being beaten and robbed early Wednesday. 

Omaha Police looking into a shooting report

Omaha Police looking into a shooting report

A 16-year-old was injured in a shooting in Omaha on July 5.

Medical Marijuana initiative hits raw number, seeking 5,000 more signatures

Medical Marijuana initiative hits raw number, seeking 5,000 more signatures

Nebraskans For Medical Marijuana announced this morning that the campaign is on the cusp of securing access to the ballot in the November election with tens of thousands of signatures collected in the last ten days.

LPD: Motorcyclist has serious injuries after east Lincoln crash

LPD: Motorcyclist has serious injuries after east Lincoln crash

Lincoln Police are investigating a serious motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon. 

Briefs in Herbster-Slama lawsuits argue over statements, muzzling lawyer

Briefs in Herbster-Slama lawsuits argue over statements, muzzling lawyer

Attorneys for Nebraska agribusinessman Charles Herbster filed a brief Friday arguing why he should be able to add to his original defamation lawsuit against State Sen. Julie Slama.

10-year-old boy killed in York hotel roof collapse identified

10-year-old boy killed in York hotel roof collapse identified

A 10-year-old boy killed in a roof collapse at a York hotel has been identified.

Lincoln man accused of fatal stabbing located in apartment building Tuesday morning

Lincoln man accused of fatal stabbing located in apartment building Tuesday morning

A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing in Lincoln.

Nebraska's unemployment website is back online

Nebraska's unemployment website is back online

Nebraska's unemployment website, NEworks, is back online following an outage impacting the site's vendor, Geographic Solutions Inc. 

2nd likely case of monkeypox in Metro

2nd likely case of monkeypox in Metro

Health experts say the risk to the public is low.

Maroon 5 cancels tour, including August concert in Lincoln

Maroon 5 cancels tour, including August concert in Lincoln

Maroon 5 announced it's canceling their North American tour, which includes their concert scheduled for August 10 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. 

House damaged in fire, no injuries

House damaged in fire, no injuries

Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to a fire cause by fireworks.

Lincoln police investigating a shooting

Lincoln police investigating a shooting

The Lincoln Police Department responded to a report of gunshots.

Lincoln resident's vehicle shot at while driving

Lincoln resident's vehicle shot at while driving

The Lincoln Police Department are investigating a shooting of a moving vehicle with children in it.

Lincoln man arrested after disturbance call

Lincoln man arrested after disturbance call

The Lincoln Police Department intervened a disturbance over property between known associates.

Lincoln man allegedly uses screwdriver to threaten tenants

Lincoln man allegedly uses screwdriver to threaten tenants

The Lincoln Police Department investigated a disturbance call on July 3.

Authorities searching for suspect after Omaha gas station shooting

Authorities searching for suspect after Omaha gas station shooting

Two people in their 20s were injured in a shooting at a gas station in Omaha by an unknown suspect.

OPD completes investigation of May use-of-force incident

OPD completes investigation of May use-of-force incident

The Omaha Police Department has completed its investigation of an officer after a use-of-force incident in May.

Lincoln man died from injuries sustained in hit-and-run

Lincoln man died from injuries sustained in hit-and-run

Authorities in the metro area identified the person killed in a fatal hit-and-run over the holiday weekend. 

Nebraska struggles to get students back into college

Nebraska struggles to get students back into college

The COVID-19 public health emergency forced many Nebraska students to put their college careers on hold.

Hundreds in Lincoln spend Independence Day protesting against abortion restrictions

Hundreds in Lincoln spend Independence Day protesting against abortion restrictions

The "My Body, My Choice" rally was held near the state capitol Monday.

Family of nine displaced, dog dies after house fire in Omaha

Family of nine displaced, dog dies after house fire in Omaha

A family of nine displaced and a dog dead after a weekend house fire in Omaha.

Crews determine house fire in Omaha neighborhood due to fireworks thrown away

Crews determine house fire in Omaha neighborhood due to fireworks thrown away

Authorities said a dumpster next to an empty house caught fire in north Omaha Sunday night because fireworks were thrown away.

Feds step up concerns in smash and grab gun theft

Feds step up concerns in smash and grab gun theft

Looking at the video it appears the suspects grab three rifles and then quickly come back for at least eight handguns.

One person dies in Monday night crash in Lancaster County

One person dies in Monday night crash in Lancaster County

At approximately 7:31 p.m., the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, Lincoln Police Department and Raymond Fire and Rescue responded to the area of N. 27th St. and Arbor Rd. in reference to a single-vehicle accident. 

NDCS: Man left CCC-O without authorization

NDCS: Man left CCC-O without authorization

Authorities said they were notified about a missing inmate from a corrections facility. 

Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest

Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest

Frankfurter-munching phenom Joey Chestnut put a protester in a chokehold while gobbling his way to a 15th win Monday at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, powering down 63 hot dogs and buns at the annual exhibition of excess.

Rooftop gunman opens fire on Independence Day parade

Rooftop gunman opens fire on Independence Day parade

A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago.

Dodge County suspect apprehended after brief pursuit near Schuyler

Dodge County suspect apprehended after brief pursuit near Schuyler

One person is facing felony charges after a brief pursuit in Colfax County early Monday morning.

Nebraska medical marijuana campaign says it might fall short

Nebraska medical marijuana campaign says it might fall short

A campaign to legalize marijuana for medicinal use in Nebraska is in danger of missing its signature goal to qualify for the November general election ballot, organizers said.

Seward 4th of July committee 'kidnaps' tourist family

Seward 4th of July committee 'kidnaps' tourist family

Seward continued a tradition of hosting a tourist family and making them royalty during the 4th of July.

Holiday heat advisory in effect for most of Nebraska

Holiday heat advisory in effect for most of Nebraska

Seventy-two of Nebraska's 93 counties are in a heat advisory this 4th of July.

LPD release name of stabbing suspect from Friday night

LPD release name of stabbing suspect from Friday night

The Lincoln Police Department says they are requesting assistance from the community in locating the suspect responsible for stabbing Austin Gress, 26-year-old of Lincoln, on Friday evening.

CHI gives Fourth of July safety tips

CHI gives Fourth of July safety tips

CHI Health said this is one of the busiest weekends in their trauma center and St. Elizabeth’s burn center.

LPD investigating fatal hit and run crash at 37th & O Street

LPD investigating fatal hit and run crash at 37th & O Street

Lincoln Police Department said they are investigating a fatal crash that happened at 37th and O Street around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.

2 on motorcycle suffer non-life threatening injuries in accident at 27th & Vine

2 on motorcycle suffer non-life threatening injuries in accident at 27th & Vine

Three people were involved in a motorcycle vs car accident at the intersection of 27th & Vine Street Saturday night.

15 lbs of meth seized in I-80 traffic stop

15 lbs of meth seized in I-80 traffic stop

A Seward County deputy’s K-9 helped sniff out more than 15 pounds of meth hidden in a vehicle.

Nebraska Department of Transportation installing new medians

Nebraska Department of Transportation installing new medians

There have been more than 140 accidents in a 20 mile stretch on I-80 just west of Lincoln in five years, so the Nebraska Department of Transportation is trying to curb that number with a new pilot program.

Inmate dead, ongoing investigation

Inmate dead, ongoing investigation

According to Officials, James Trebilcock, age 72, died this morning at an Omaha hospital.

Omaha Police to dedicate officers to fireworks complaints

Omaha Police to dedicate officers to fireworks complaints

Omaha Police has a separate hotline with a dedicated team fielding firework-related calls.

Omaha Police looking for suspects in a store robbery

Omaha Police looking for suspects in a store robbery

Two suspects are linked to an armed robbery of Ground Floor Guitars in Omaha on July 1.

Central Nebraska woman sentenced after three bags of methamphetamine were found in her possession

Central Nebraska woman sentenced after three bags of methamphetamine were found in her possession

31-year-old Tess Kleinknecht of Doniphan was sentenced July 2 to 77 months in prison.

35-year-old man sentenced in Omaha federal court

35-year-old man sentenced in Omaha federal court

35-year-old Jacob Brun of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was sentenced for felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.

Lincoln man stabbed and dies in alleyway

Lincoln man stabbed and dies in alleyway

Authorities are investigating a stabbing of a Lincoln resident that led to his death in the alley near a convenience store.

Identity of man killed by tree branch released

Identity of man killed by tree branch released

Lincoln Police Department identified the man who died in a structure collapse Thursday. 

Omaha man sentenced to decade for child porn-related charges

Omaha man sentenced to decade for child porn-related charges

It was announced Friday that 34-year-old James Long, of Omaha, was sentenced in federal court in Omaha for transporting child pornography.

Inmate fails to return to facility, missing from CCC-L

Inmate fails to return to facility, missing from CCC-L

23-year-old Seth Straub left his work assignment in the community this morning and did not return to the facility. 

Lincoln man allegedly kicked in neighbor's apartment door

Lincoln man allegedly kicked in neighbor's apartment door

Lincoln Police were called to a residence for a weapons violation, where a man allegedly kicked in his neighbor's door and threatened him with a knife.

Independence Day weekend has NSP encouraging safe travels

Independence Day weekend has NSP encouraging safe travels

Independence Day weekend will be busy in the sky and on the roads with fireworks and traffic. 

‘Everybody had one’: Community gardens and urban farms spread through Omaha

‘Everybody had one’: Community gardens and urban farms spread through Omaha

Growing up on a hill overlooking North Omaha during World War II, Mary Carpenter remembers the numerous vegetable plots, called Victory Gardens, that dotted her Florence neighborhood.

Giant companies are buying up Nebraska homes

Giant companies are buying up Nebraska homes

Is there any way to stop them?

Huskers will travel to New York for Gavitt Tipoff Games

Huskers will travel to New York for Gavitt Tipoff Games

Nebraska will travel to the Big Apple for the 2022 edition of the Gavitt Tipoff Games, as the Huskers will face St. John’s.

Black Sox fend off late Red Raider rally for 4-2 win

Black Sox fend off late Red Raider rally for 4-2 win

The Omaha Black Sox manage to keep the Omaha Red Raiders at bay in Thursday night's matchup

Omaha unveils part one of $400 million dollar downtown-river attraction

Omaha unveils part one of $400 million dollar downtown-river attraction

A weekend of free concerts and a Monday July 4 fireworks display are all on tap at the new Gene Leahy Mall.

One person killed when tree falls on house in south Lincoln

One person killed when tree falls on house in south Lincoln

Portions of 27th Street are closed in Lincoln due to a structure collapse.

Blair man pleads guilty to threatening to kill officer

Blair man pleads guilty to threatening to kill officer

An eastern Nebraska man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of threatening to kill a U.S. wildlife officer who cited him for fishing and hunting violations.

Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

Nebraska is no longer the westernmost team in the Big Ten.

LPD: Man arrested for sending threatening emails to LPS administrators

LPD: Man arrested for sending threatening emails to LPS administrators

A Lincoln man was arrested Wednesday for sending threatening messages to administrators at Lincoln Public Schools, according to Lincoln Police.

Two more arrested in connection with 2021 murder in Omaha

Two more arrested in connection with 2021 murder in Omaha

Two teenagers are facing charges in connection with the 2021 murder of an Omaha man.

House fire in northwest Omaha consumes residential structure

House fire in northwest Omaha consumes residential structure

A home is being deemed a total loss at 75th and Newport after a fire in Omaha.

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.

Large sportsbook coming to Omaha and Lincoln

Large sportsbook coming to Omaha and Lincoln

WarHorse Omaha and Lincoln are the first casinos to submit an application for a Nebraska Gaming License.