Author Archives: Jane Monnich

Lincoln Home Prices Stabilizing

Lincoln Home Prices Stabilizing

The Lincoln housing market continues to stabilize from years of double percentage increases in home prices. Lincoln Association of Realtors Executive Vice President Kyle Fischer tells KLIN News that the latest figures show just a six percent overall price increase over the last 12 months…with houses on the market an average of thirty day. Fischer…Read more »

The Murder Trial Of Aubrey Trail Resumes

The Murder Trial Of Aubrey Trail Resumes

WILBER, Neb. (AP) – A Nebraska murder trial has resumed without the presence of the defendant who slashed his neck in the courtroom. Judge Vicky Johnson noted 52-year-old Aubrey Trail’s absence to jurors Tuesday, saying Trail chose not to attend. Trail yelled “Bailey is innocent, and I curse you all” Monday before swiping something across…Read more »

Trail Slashes His Throat In Murder Trial

Trail Slashes His Throat In Murder Trial

WILBER, Neb. (AP) – A man accused in the 2017 slaying of a Nebraska woman slashed his neck and fell from a wheelchair during his murder trial. Fifty-two-year-old Aubrey Trail yelled “Bailey is innocent, and I curse you all” Monday before swiping something across his neck in the courtroom in Wilber, 35 miles southwest of…Read more »

A Former Lincoln Police Officer Is Convicted of Sexual Assault

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A former Lincoln police officer accused of repeatedly forcing a mentally ill woman into sex while he was on the force has been convicted of sexual assault. Lancaster County District Court records say a jury found 56-year-old Gregory Cody guilty on Friday. His sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 29. Cody allegedly…Read more »

Consumer Confidence Rebounds In Nebraska

Consumer Confidence Rebounds In Nebraska

Strong Consumer confidence returns to Nebraska in the latest UNL Bureau of Business Research survey. Bureau Director Eric Thompson tells KLIN News it suggests that last month’s depressed consumer confidence was a temporary phenomenon. Thompson says surveyed consumers indicate that taxes are their top financial issue…followed by increases in the cost of living, including groceries,…Read more »

Event Center Request Getting A Second Look

Event Center Request Getting A Second Look

$4 million is being requested by the Lancaster County Event Center to insure the National High School Finals Rodeo event comes to Lincoln in 2020. Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Jeff Maul tells KLIN’s Jack Mitchell on LNK Today that a committee he is on will give the request a second look. Maul…Read more »

Vandals Still Sought In Damage To Vehicles

Vandals Still Sought In Damage To Vehicles

The number of vandalisms to cars in northeast Lincoln Wednesday is now up to 62. Officer Angela Sands says over $25,000 in damage was done to vehicles and homes. Glass was shattered with a baseball bat or golf club. Witnesses reported seeing multiple individuals in a dark colored hatchback.Read more »

Omaha Principal Charged In Teacher’s Sex Abuse Case Resigns

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – An Omaha principal accused of not immediately reporting a teacher’s suspected sexual abuse of three students has quit his job. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Omaha school board voted Monday night to end the pay and benefits on July 31 for 49-year-old Eric Nelson, who’d been principal at Fontenelle Elementary…Read more »

KLIN wins 1st Place for News and Talk from Associated Press

KLIN wins 1st Place for News and Talk from Associated Press

KLIN took the top honors in both news and talk in the Associated Press’ Great Plains Broadcast Contest. KLIN was awarded 1st place for Best Newscast and KLIN’s “Drive Time Lincoln” was awarded 1st place for Talk/Public Affairs. Radio stations from Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota all submitted entries in the contest. KLIN’s newscasts…Read more »