Author Archives: Jane Monnich

Keystone XL Developer Announces Construction Plans

Keystone XL Developer Announces Construction Plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline says it plans to start construction next year, after the U.S. State Department concluded major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated. TransCanada spokesman Matthew John said Monday that the company remains committed to moving ahead with the…Read more »

Senator Fischer Welcomes New U.S.-Sourth Korea Trade Deal

Senator Fischer Welcomes New U.S.-Sourth Korea Trade Deal

Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer welcomes news that President Trump signed a new free trade agreement with South Korea. A member of the Senate Agriculture Committee… Senator Fischer says that she has long supported modernizing trade agreements like this agreement with South Korea because it will provide certainty for our farmers and ranchers. Fischer says…Read more »

Man Barricades Himself In 8-Year Olds Bedroom

Man Barricades Himself In 8-Year Olds Bedroom

An extremely frightening ordeal for a north Lincoln family and their eight year old son early Monday morning. An unknown man broke into their home and barricaded himself inside the boy’s bedroom, while the little boy was screaming to get out. Police were able to break into the bedroom and rescue the eight year old.…Read more »

Hot Dog Stand Is Stolen

Hot Dog Stand Is Stolen

A 53-year old Lincoln man would like to get his hot dog stand back. It was stolen Sunday from his driveway on the 600 block of North 30th, along with two bikes and a propane tank. The hot dog stand is valued at around $3,000.Read more »

Clerk Suspects Gun Is Fake In Armed Robbery

Clerk Suspects Gun Is Fake In Armed Robbery

An armed robbery attempt was foiled at Super Saver on south 56th over the weekend. The clerk didn’t turn over the money but instead told the suspect he thought the gun was a fake. The suspect yelled profanity and left the store without any money. Officer Sands warns against assuming a gun is plastic since…Read more »

Man Arrested Following High Speed Chase

Man Arrested Following High Speed Chase

A high-speed chase that reached speeds of 110 miles per hour on I-80 heading into Lincoln was brought to a stop with the help of spike strips. As the vehicle continued driving on rims, state patrol troopers successfully performed a tactical vehicle intervention to bring the SUV to a stop. Troopers had to use a…Read more »

A Home Outside Eagle Is Destroyed by Fire

Fire destroys a rural Eagle home. Multiple volunteer fire departments responded to the fire Wednesday night near the Woodland Hills Golf course. Neighbors report hearing a loud explosion before the fire started in the home on Deer Haven Trail. The residents got out safely.Read more »

Fire Strikes Home Near Lincoln

Fire Strikes Home Near Lincoln

A fire last night southwest of the Lincoln Airport caused $70,000 in damage. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says the resident first saw the electrical box glowing and called the fire department before the fire was discovered in the home near NW 40th and Holdrege. The Lincoln Fire Department assisted in fighting the fire.Read more »

Car Stolen From Couple Giving Strangers A Ride

Car Stolen From Couple Giving Strangers A Ride

An elderly Lincoln couple had their car stolen after they gave a ride to two strangers Wednesday¬† night on the 7300 block of Lincolnshire Rd. The suspects told the couple they needed a ride to their mother’s home..and when the couple got out of the car at that address….the suspects fled in their red Nissan…Read more »

Unoccupied Car Shot Multiple Times

Unoccupied Car Shot Multiple Times

Lincoln Police officers were conducting a traffic stop Wednesday¬† when they heard shots fired in the 23rd and Randolph Area. They found an unoccupied parked vehicle in the area that had been shot multiple times. Police continue to look for the suspects or suspects.Read more »