Omaha Daycare Owner Pleads No Contest in Baby’s Death

(AP) — An Omaha day care owner accused of failing to report child abuse has pleaded no contest. Jennifer Schmaderer, …Read More

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Residents of Wyoming Town Allowed to Return

(AP) — Residents of a small town in southwestern Wyoming are being allowed to return home nearly 22 hours after …Read More

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Ex-Nebraska Medical Student Loses Appeal

(AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has again dismissed an appeal by a former University of Nebraska Medical Center student …Read More

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Public Service Commission Gives Warning to Neb. Ridesharing Companies

(AP) — The Public Service Commission has sent warnings to two ridesharing companies that they need the commission’s permission to …Read More

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Iowan Who Made Bomb Threats in Nebraska Sentenced

(AP) — An Iowa man who mailed bomb threats to the FBI office in Omaha has been sentenced to time …Read More

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Omaha Man Gets Prison for Teen Sex Assaults

(AP) — A 41-year-old Omaha man who sexually assaulted a teenager has been given 30 to 35 years in prison. …Read More

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Topeka Man Pleads Guilty to 2013 Homicide

(AP) — A Kansas man already sentenced to more than 80 years in prison in Nebraska has admitted killing one …Read More

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Report Blames Pilot for Fatal Nebraska Plane Crash

(AP) — Federal investigators blame the pilot for the crash of a small plane nearly a year ago in northeast …Read More

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Margaret Faye Jones

Woman Gets Prison for Stealing from Lincoln Hotel

(AP) — A 60-year-old woman has been sentenced to several years in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from a …Read More

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Heineman Touts Nebraska Jobs for Veterans

(AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for …Read More

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New Policy Guides Use of Pinnacle Bank Arena Suite

(AP) — A new policy developed by the mayor’s staff will guide use and rental of the city’s suite at …Read More

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John Munn

Neb. Banking Director to Retire in May

(AP) — Nebraska’s Director of Banking and Finance, John Munn, has announced his retirement, and Gov. Dave Heineman has named …Read More

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Jeffrey Chapman

Man Seeks to Hide ‘Murder’ Tattoo Before Trial

(AP) — A Kansas man charged with first-degree murder is afraid the tattooed mirror-image letters spelling out the word “murder” …Read More

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Kent Burklund

Lincoln Man Faces Charges in Wife’s Death

(AP) — A Lincoln man has been accused of killing his wife. Forty-one-year-old Kent Burklund was arrested Monday and booked …Read More

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Driver Dies in Omaha Crash

(AP) — Authorities say the driver of a sport utility vehicle has died in a central Omaha crash. Omaha police …Read More

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Amanda Heiman

Nebraska Woman Sentenced in Fatal Crash Case

(AP)–A former waitress has been sentenced to two years of probation and possibly a month in jail for serving alcohol …Read More

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Reid Alden

Lincoln Police Say Man Caused Burns on Baby Girl

(AP) — Lincoln police have accused a man of causing extensive burns on his baby daughter. Police say 20-year-old Reid …Read More

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Kyle Flack

Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty in Kansas Killings

(AP) — A prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a 28-year-old man accused in the fatal shooting of four …Read More

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3 Plead Not Guilty in Omaha Bar Prostitution Case

(AP) — Three owners of a former exotic dance bar in downtown Omaha have pleaded not guilty to prostitution charges. …Read More

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Kevin Heldt

Nebraska Man Gets 50 Years in Kidnapping Case

(AP) — A northeast Nebraska man has been given 50 years in prison for trying to kidnap his former wife. …Read More

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Trial Date Set for Madison Man Accused of Threatening Students

(AP) — A June trial has been set for a 23-year-old man accused of threatening three students at Northeast Community …Read More

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Inmate Pleads No Contest in Neb. Prison Van Crash

(AP) — A Nebraska inmate has pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of a Lincoln woman who was …Read More

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Nikko Jenkins

Nikko Jenkins Gets Lawyer for Death Penalty Phase

(AP) — A Nebraska man convicted of killing four people shortly after he was released from prison last summer will …Read More

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Heineman Signs Neb. Autism Coverage Bill

(AP) — An estimated 1,000 Nebraskans will receive insurance coverage for autism therapies under a new state law. Gov. Dave …Read More

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