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Woman Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing

LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — A woman was found in a Maryland park pushing her dead toddler in a swing, …Read More

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Shelley Casterline

Nebraska High Court Upholds Woman’s Life Sentence for Murder

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the life sentence of a woman who killed her boyfriend’s …Read More

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Teen Hospitalized After Incident at Eastern Nebraska Lake

WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — A teenage girl has been taken to a hospital after being injured at a state park …Read More

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Court: Nebraska Wrongly Ended Girl’s Home Care Benefit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state’s Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to …Read More

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Terry Fator Returns to Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair is bringing back singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist Terry Fator onSaturday, September 5, in the Heartland …Read More

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Norfolk Man Hospitalized After Being Rescued from Beneath Tractor

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A 79-year-old Norfolk man has been hospitalized after being rescued from beneath a tractor. Longin Karel …Read More

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Weather Delays Opening of 9 Public Swimming Pools in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nine public swimming pools in Lincoln will open two days later than planned because recent rain …Read More

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Officer Kerrie Orozco

Omaha Officer Killed by Gunman Shot Above Protective Vest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The police chief of Nebraska’s largest city says an Omaha police officer killed in the line …Read More

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Omaha Mayor Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Slain Officer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has ordered flags in city to be lowered to half-staff in honor …Read More

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Nebraska Who Testified Home Was Drug Temple Is Convicted

YORK, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska woman who testified that her home was a temple of drugs has been convicted …Read More

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3 Teens Arrested on Suspicion of Burglary in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Three teens have been arrested on suspicion of burglary in Grand Island. Police arrested two …Read More

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Study: Local Lockups Can Be More Pricey to Run Than Thought

NEW YORK (AP) — Running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought. A study released Thursday by …Read More

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Officer Kerrie Orozco

Police Officer, Suspect Killed in Omaha Shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha’s police chief says an officer shot while helping serve an arrest warrant has died, as has …Read More

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Roberto Martinez-Marinero

Children of Couple Accused of Killing Omaha Boy, Mother to Remain in Custody

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The children of a Nebraska couple facing charges in connection with the deaths of a woman …Read More

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Authorities Say Driver in 8-Vehicle Nebraska Crash Was Distracted

tLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a semitrailer that started an eight-vehicle crash in eastern Nebraska was …Read More

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Better Access for Handicapped Desired for Uber, Lyft

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Lincoln residents want ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to provide better access for …Read More

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Lincoln Driver Dies After Car Hit Pole, Flipped

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man has been killed in a car accident on the southwest side …Read More

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Local YMCA Wants to Buy Old Norfolk Auditorium for $1

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — A local YMCA wants to buy the old Norfolk city auditorium, saying it needs the space …Read More

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Man Admits Omaha Bar Was Front for Prostitution Ring

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 67-year-old man has admitted running a prostitution operation out of his exotic-dance bar in Omaha. …Read More

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Teacher Suspended After Showing ‘Fifty Shades’ to Students

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teacher has been suspended without pay for showing part of the erotic movie …Read More

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Rural Nebraska Schoolhouse Closing After 45 Years

BURWELL, Neb. (AP) — A rural one-room schoolhouse in Nebraska is set to close after 45 years. The District 70 …Read More

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Georgia Teacher Accused of Letting Students Have Sex

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area teacher has been arrested after a parent complained he allowed middle school students …Read More

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Authorities Say Hash Oil Linked to Omaha House Explosion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say hash oil was being manufactured inside a house in Omaha shortly before a reported …Read More

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Police: Lincoln Woman Used Pry Bar on Husband Over Snoring

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Lincoln woman hit her boyfriend with a pry bar because she was angry …Read More

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