POT-BUST

Troopers Seize 45 Pounds of Pot in Hamilton County Traffic Stop

An Illinois man is in jail after a trooper seizes 45.3 lbs. of marijuana during a traffic stop in Hamilton …Read More

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lawsuit-settlement

Father Sues Former Husker After Son’s Fundraiser

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A father has sued a former University of Nebraska football player who hosted a fundraiser for …Read More

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gavel-and-scale

Iowa Softball Coach Convicted of 4 Counts of Sexual Assault

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A western Iowa youth softball coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old …Read More

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fatal-accident

State Patrol: 10-Year-Old Died in Crash Near Macy

MACY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 10-year-old child has died in a crash off a state highway in northeast …Read More

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Adam Herman

Lincoln Man Who Tied Up, Terrorize Mom Gets 2-5 Years

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man who tied up and threatened to kill his mother has been given two …Read More

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tacoma-police

Narcotics Dog Who Ingested Meth During Search Dies

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Barney, the Tacoma police narcotics dog that became sick after ingesting methamphetamine during a drug investigation, …Read More

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fremont-police

Fremont Police: 8-Year-Old Girl’s Death Not Suspicious

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the death of an 8-year-old girl who was injured before being involved in a …Read More

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omaha

Omaha Metro Area Getting Closer to Population of 1 Million

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area is edging closer to having a population of 1 million after …Read More

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nebraska-medical-center

5 People Watched for Ebola in Nebraska Still Healthy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American aid workers brought to Nebraska who were exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone continue …Read More

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odd-news

31-Year-Old Shows Up in Nebraska Court Nearly 12 Years Late

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old man finally has faced the music in court for possessing alcohol when he was …Read More

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judgeship

Judge Weighs Fate of Man Who Tried to Shoot Up Lincoln Classroom in 1992

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge is deciding what to do about a 66-year-old man who in 1992 tried to …Read More

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police-lights-red

Police: Omaha Woman Raped After Meeting Man on Dating App

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a woman reported that she was gang-raped after a man she met on …Read More

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gavel-and-scale

Nebraska Official Takes Plea Deal in County Theft Case

NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — A county supervisor in northeast Nebraska has been convicted of theft. Sixty-three-year-old Harlan Brandt, of Oakdale, …Read More

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floodzone

Wood River Farmers Say Flooding Due to Water Fowl Conservation

WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) — Farmers from the Wood River area are claiming that waterfowl conservation efforts along the Platte …Read More

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national-right-to-life-comm

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Nation’s 1st Ban on Abortion Procedure

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have approved a proposed ban on a common second-trimester procedure described by abortion opponents …Read More

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omaha-police

Omaha Woman Says Sister Sold Family Dog

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman says she returned home from vacation to discover that her sister had sold …Read More

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money

Omaha Man Says Former Girlfriend Bilked Him Out of $125K

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man says his former girlfriend bilked him out of $125,000 — and now she …Read More

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fatal-fire

Chief: 75-Year-Old Man Died at Hospital After Central City Fire

CENTRAL CITY, Neb. (AP) — A 75-year-old man has died after a fire that burned his apartment at a housing …Read More

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highschool

Lincoln Public Schools to Secure School Entrances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln Public Schools will spend more than $3 million to make sure 32 schools in the …Read More

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lumber-liquidators

Feds to Investigate Safety of Lumber Liquidators Flooring

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating the safety Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring made in …Read More

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Phillip Privett

Nebraska Man Take Plea Deal in Wife’s Slaying

CENTER, Neb. (AP) — A 66-year-old man has taken a plea deal and been convicted of second-degree murder in the …Read More

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marijuana-joint

Report: Racial Disparities Persist with Legal Pot

DENVER (AP) — Legalizing marijuana reduces drug arrests but doesn’t solve one of the central goals of drug-policy reformers — …Read More

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Marty Deckert

Hastings Man Loses Bid to Withdraw Pleas in Police Dragging Case

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A judge has rejected a Hastings man’s request to withdraw his pleas to charges stemming from …Read More

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lincoln-public-schools

Lincoln School Board Approved $50 Million Technology Project

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Lincoln school board has approved a $50 million, 10-year plan that will provide third- through …Read More

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