LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Lincoln businessman who moved to Houston, where he was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for an alleged Ponzi scheme, has now been indicted on federal charges in Nebraska.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The children of a Lincoln couple killed in a house explosion have withdrawn a lawsuit filed against the city, Lancaster County and the home’s natural gas provider.
Power restored to thousands who lost it during snowstorm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Electricity has been restored to thousands of customers in eastern Nebraska who lost power when heavy, wet snow downed tree limbs onto power lines.
Omaha Public Power District reported Monday morning that more than 4,800 customers remained without power in Douglas and ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln’s police chief is concerned that the Omaha Police Department is actively recruiting officers from Lincoln as part of an aggressive effort to bolster the Omaha ranks.
Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister told
Special deer hunts scheduled at Nebraska parks, rec area
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering special antlerless deer hunts at Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River state parks as well as Schramm Park State Recreation Area.
Successful applicants will get a special permit that allows them to hunt antlerless deer in ...
Automotive, welding areas renovated at 2 Lincoln schools
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A couple of automotive classes at Lincoln High School sparked Jacob Gardner’s interest in how cars work. So, a decade ago, he headed to a school in Phoenix when he graduated and became a diesel mechanic.
Now he’s back in Lincoln, piquing high school students’ interest ...
Adams Central 42, Kearney Catholic 33
Ainsworth 26, Boyd County 18
Alma 44, Southwest 22
Anselmo-Merna 48, Pleasanton 30
Aquinas 54, Twin River 22
Arcadia-Loup City 53, Amherst 40
Arlington 26, Platteview 7
Arthur County 40, Crawford ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge will decide whether the University of Nebraska-Lincoln must turn over any records withheld from a fraternity that was suspended following accusations of hazing, alcohol abuse and inappropriate behavior.
The university has withheld nearly 1,700 records from Phi ...
Police say Lincoln house explosion was murder-suicide
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man fatally injured in a natural gas explosion at a house in Lincoln intentionally caused the blast so he could kill his wife, Lincoln police said Thursday.
A police news release said the death certificates for Jim and Jeanne Jasa, both 66, originally listed the ...
Omaha attorney nominated to federal bench in Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha attorney who ran for attorney general has been nominated to serve as a federal judge in Nebraska.
Brian Buescher of Omaha was nominated Wednesday by President Donald Trump at the recommendation of U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse.
Buescher would ...
Lincoln begins yearlong streetlight conversion project
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln has begun a yearlong project to convert all streetlights to LED lighting.
The city says the lights on residential streets will appear to be less bright than those on arterials because different LED lights will be installed.
Man convicted of attacking worker at prison intake center
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been convicted of attacking an employee at the state prison intake center for male prisoners.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State College System has entered a contract with the next system chancellor.
The system said in a news release Tuesday that Paul Turman will begin his Lincoln work on Jan. 2 at a yearly salary of $270,000. He was unanimously approved by system trustees ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County weed control officials are ramping up efforts to fight Nebraska’s most noxious weed.
The fast-moving phragmites have reached nearly 700 sites in Lancaster County, compared to 72 sites a decade ago, the
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials say more than 150 people will lose their jobs at Cabela’s former credit card operation in Lincoln.
Capital One Financial notified the state last week of its plans to lay off 153 employees within two months. A notice is required under the Worker Adjustment ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska prison officials say two staff members of the state prison at Lincoln have been hurt in separate incidents involving inmates.
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Ainsworth 44, Niobrara/Verdigre 12
Allen 32, Wausa 26
Alliance 42, Gering 14
Aquinas 52, North Bend Central 14
Arlington 20, Boys Town 6
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Aurora 48, Boone ...
Man accused of stopping train in Nebraska sentenced
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Missouri man who pulled an emergency brake and prompted panic aboard an Amtrak train in southern Nebraska was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison.
Taylor Michael Wilson, 26, of St. Charles, Missouri, was sentenced in a Lincoln federal court, the Lincoln ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 2-year-old Nebraska boy was killed and his sister was injured when wind tore a giant inflatable from its moorings and tossed it 30 feet (9 meters) into the air before depositing it, with the toddler wrapped up inside, more than 100 feet (30 meters) away, authorities said ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The mayors of Nebraska’s two largest cities are uniting against a ballot measure that would retroactively impose term limits on Lincoln’s mayor.
Republican Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and Democratic Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler held a joint news conference Thursday to say ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two young children are recovering from injuries they sustained when a bounce pillow took flight at a pumpkin patch near Lincoln.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State lottery officials say a winning Nebraska Pick 5 ticket has been sold in Wood River.
The Grand Island ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has voted to replace their leader.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County and Lincoln agencies will soon have invested more than $90,000 in drones to help law enforcement and firefighting operations.
County and city officials believe the cost of the six is already proving to be worthwhile, the
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska has received a $250,000 grant to create a space law network.
Matt Schaefer is co-director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln law school’s space, cyber and telecommunications law program, and he says the NASA grant allows the new Space Law ...
Ricketts says new state budget will focus on property taxes
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has set to work on a new state budget proposal he says will focus on property taxes and K-12 school funding, two of the many competing priorities lawmakers will consider in 2019.
The Republican governor, who is up for re-election this year, ...
Adrian/Jordan Valley 50, Elgin 20
Aloha 35, Westview 24
Amity 48, Taft 7
Banks 34, Astoria 0
Barlow 38, Grant 20
Beaverton 35, West Salem 33
Bend 34, South Salem 24
Benson 56, Cleveland 28
Brookings-Harbor 28, South Umpqua ...
Lancaster County treasurer pleads guilty to car sale charges
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County Treasurer Andy Stebbing has been found guilty of several charges related to his private sale of vehicles.
Judge: City went too far in barring man from possessing gun
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a Lincoln ordinance can’t bar a man from possessing a firearm just because he has been found guilty of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Mental tests set for man charged in Lincoln woman’s slaying
WILBER, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of killing a Lincoln woman will be evaluated for his competence to stand trial.
A Saline County district judge agreed Tuesday to a request from the attorney for 52-year-old Aubrey Trail, who’s pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and unlawful disposal ...
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Springfield to reopen part of Lincoln-Herndon building
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The building that once housed President Abraham Lincoln’s law office in Springfield will soon be opened as a tourist welcome center.
The first floor of the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices historic site will open next month as an extension of the Springfield Convention ...
Person killed after walking into I-80 lane east of Lincoln
GREENWOOD, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a person died after walking into traffic lane on Interstate 80 between Lincoln and Omaha.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of the vehicle that hit the person called 911 around 2:30 a.m. Sunday to report what happened just east of the ...
Woman killed after vehicle crashes off I-80 in Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a driver died and her passenger was injured when the vehicle they were in crashed off Interstate 80 in Lincoln.
The crash occurred just after 1 a.m. Sunday. Lincoln police Sgt. Jake Dilsaver says the woman was headed west when her vehicle struck a ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A conservative group’s plans to establish a University of Nebraska-Lincoln chapter are moving forward one year after the efforts stalled from a prolonged confrontation over free speech.
Turning Point USA appears to be on track to gain recognized status as a campus ...
$1.5M to be invested in Lincoln food and wellness projects
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln nonprofit is awarding more than $1.5 million to improve life and health in the capital city.
Community Health Endowment’s funds will be used to construct a commercial kitchen and to improve and expand a wellness campus, the
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Amherst 60, Ansley-Litchfield 8
Anselmo-Merna 40, Elwood 34
Arapahoe 36, Cambridge 34
Archbishop Bergan 63, Louisville 7
Arlington 13, Omaha Concordia 12
Auburn 19, Ashland-Greenwood 7
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Lincoln Elementary bids farewell to volunteer ‘Grandpa Jack’
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Hundreds of Lincoln Elementary School students clapped and cheered for Jackie Dayley, known to many as “Grandpa.”
Lincoln Elementary held an assembly honoring “Grandpa Jack,” who is wrapping up about 16 years of volunteering at the school through the College of ...
Lincoln woman recalls 20-year National Guard career
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Linda Plock wore a lot of hats during her 20 years with the Nebraska Army National Guard.
After joining the Guard in 1973, the Lincoln woman was a helicopter mechanic.
And a flight medic/crew chief.
And a journalist for the Guard newsletter.
And a ...
Lincoln attorney sees law license suspended for 2 years
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a Lincoln attorney for two years after finding he violated numerous rules of conduct.
Tobin Wolfe’s license had already been temporarily suspended in November after 10 of his clients filed complaints ranging ...
Senators defend Nebraska Democratic governor hopeful Krist
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Twenty-one Nebraska lawmakers have signed a letter defending Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist against Republican allegations that he drank alcohol on the job.
The letter released Friday was signed by current and former senators who served with Krist in the ...
Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to hit 2.8 percent in August, the state said in a report released Friday.
Last month’s rate remained well below the U.S. figure, which remained steady at 3.9 percent. The Nebraska Labor Department ...
Georgia, Texas men charged in Nebraska marijuana case
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two men found with hundreds of pounds of marijuana in their rental truck have been charged in Nebraska.
Lancaster County Court records say 30-year-old Brandon Arrington, of McDonough, Georgia, and 49-year-old Edward Babb, of Houston, are both charged ...
Huskers fill out schedule against Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 27
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will play Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 27 to make up for the game against Akron that was canceled because of inclement weather.
Bethune-Cookman is a Football Championship Subdivision team that’s 1-2 after losing to Florida Atlantic last Saturday. FCS teams are ...
Trial set for man accused of killing of Lincoln woman
WILBER, Neb. (AP) — Trial has been set for next year for a man charged in the death and dismemberment of a Lincoln woman.
Man gets 25-30 years for sex assault of 15-year-old girl
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has been imprisoned for another sexual assault.
Lancaster County District Court records say 38-year-old David Kuhfahl III was sentenced Tuesday to 25 to 30 years. He’d been convicted June 14 of sexual assault of a child. He’s already filed notice that he ...