Author Archives: Kellan Heavican

Golden Corral Closed After Early Morning Fire

Golden Corral Closed After Early Morning Fire

A Lincoln-favorite buffet is closed after an early morning fire causes $50,000 dollars. Lincoln Fire and Rescue say they responded to the Golden Corral on North 27th street around 5 this morning. The blaze started in a buffet warming unit and it was put out in 10 minutes. The sprinkler system kept the fire contained…Read more »

Daily Police Brief: LPD Officer Assaulted, LPS Student, Staff Sent To Hospital After Altercation

Daily Police Brief: LPD Officer Assaulted, LPS Student, Staff Sent To Hospital After Altercation

Assault on a Police/Correctional Officer A man is in jail after assaulting a Lincoln Police officer. Twenty-three-year-old Jamel Hudson reportedly spit at officers, kicked them and hit one in the face causing swelling. Police arrested him after complaints he, along with others, were smoking and yelling outside of a 40-year-old man’s house. When LPD asked…Read more »

Lincoln Downtown Crews Face Challenges, Cold Temps

Lincoln Downtown Crews Face Challenges, Cold Temps

A bitter cold blast is forecast to slam the area overnight tonight bringing wind chills down to 20 below.  Winter weather can bring challenges to one of Lincoln’s business hubs. “Getting our winter gear and layering up, that’s the key for the crew,” Downton Lincoln Association President and CEO Todd Ogden tells KLIN News. His crews…Read more »

UNMC Part Of Multi-Million Dollar Grant To Improve Medicine For Low, Middle Income Countries

UNMC Part Of Multi-Million Dollar Grant To Improve Medicine For Low, Middle Income Countries

Two University of Nebraska Medical Center faculty members are collaborating on a $32 million grant to speed up the development of long-acting medicine for malaria, tuberculosis prevention and a cure for hepatitis C.  “We’re very excited to be apart of this and we’re very excited Nebraska is apart of this consortium that’s maybe going to make…Read more »

Health Experts Warn Of ‘Pre-Diabetes’ In Young People, Children

Health Experts Warn Of ‘Pre-Diabetes’ In Young People, Children

The CDC is warning parents of a growing concern among young adults. One-in-four young adults and one-in-five children are being diagnosed with what medical experts are calling “pre-diabetes.” It’s the 10-year-span before the diagnosis of diabetes. Part of the reason is because of inactivity. “People aren’t going out and playing.  Kids aren’t having more recesses,” Mary…Read more »

POLICE: Suspicious Death Now Homicide, Arrest Made

POLICE: Suspicious Death Now Homicide, Arrest Made

A 49-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a Lincoln man in October. Police say Mark Hietbrink was arrested Sunday in connection to the death of 44-year-old Jonathan Olson. LPD says Olson died due to a head injury caused by blunt force trauma sustained during an assault near 49th and Fremont…Read more »