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Nebraska Schools Getting New Mental Health Services

Nebraska Schools Getting New Mental Health Services

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska schools are getting new resources for students with mental and behavioral health problems. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Tuesday that schools have received a written guidebook connecting them to community mental health services from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The state also received a recent $9 million, five-year…Read more »

Husker Hoops Rolls Again Behind Stellar Defense

Husker Hoops Rolls Again Behind Stellar Defense

On the strength of their suffocating defense, the Nebraska Cornhuskers won another comfortable early season contest, 87-35 over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday afternoon.   14 steals and eight blocked shots contributed to 33 points off turnovers. James Palmer led the way on both sides of the floor, getting a game-high four steals to help lead…Read more »

Big Play Offense, Illinois Turnovers Fuel NU Victory

Big Play Offense, Illinois Turnovers Fuel NU Victory

With the kickoff temperature at its lowest for a home game since 1993, the Huskers put their third win of 2018 on ice with contributions from all three phases of the game, winning 54-35 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.   Devine Ozigbo led the way on the ground with the longest two rushes of his…Read more »

Another Keystone XL Setback

Another Keystone XL Setback

NEW YORK (AP) – Environmentalists are lauding a federal court order that blocks a Trump administration permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, pending an environmental review. The pipeline would begin in Alberta and shuttle as much as 830,000 barrels a day of crude through a half dozen states to terminals on the…Read more »

Four Juveniles In Custody For Make Threats in Spalding Area

SPALDING, Neb. (AP) – Authorities have taken four juveniles into custody following reports of threats against students in eastern Nebraska’s Riverside Public Schools in Spalding and Cedar Rapids. The Nebraska State Patrol says the four range in age from 13 to 17 and were taken into custody last week. Two will be charged in Greeley…Read more »

Fortenberry Staffer Faces Complaint After Spat Over Sign

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A vandalized campaign sign that pokes fun at U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry has triggered a public spat between the Nebraska congressman’s chief of staff and a professor who found it amusing. University of Nebraska Associate Political Science Professor Ari Kohen filed an ethics complaint against Dr. William “Reyn” Archer III, alleging…Read more »

Nebraska High Court Orders Imprisoned Ex-Bank CEO Disbarred

Nebraska High Court Orders Imprisoned Ex-Bank CEO Disbarred

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Supreme Court has accepted the voluntary surrender of an imprisoned ex-bank executive’s law license and ordered him disbarred. The state’s high court said in its ruling Friday that 77-year-old Gilbert Lundstrom’s license was already inactive and that he voluntarily surrendered his license in September, noting that he had been…Read more »

Lawyer Involved In Killer’s Case Enters Pleas In Abuse Case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – An Omaha lawyer who’d helped defend a man who killed four people has pleaded no contest in a child abuse case. The Omaha World-Herald reports that Jeremy Jorgenson will be sentenced in December. Prosecutors had charged the 44-year-old with felony child abuse and witness tampering. Those charges were reduced in exchange…Read more »

Man Arrested In Fatal Hit and Run

Man Arrested In Fatal Hit and Run

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a 54-year-old man suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash in southeast Nebraska. Authorities say a sport utility vehicle and a pickup truck collided on U.S. Highway 75 near Nebraska City, fatally injuring 32-year-old Rachel Curry and her stepdaughter, 15-year-old Chloe Curry. They lived in Auburn with Rachel…Read more »

Service Dog Missing

Service Dog Missing

A Lincoln family is searching for a service dog missing since Saturday.  The female, black lab was lost on Saturday after the Husker win.  She was scared by fireworks and ran off. The dog is missing in the Boulder Ridge/Vintage Heights area South of 88th and Pine Lake and is wearing a purple collar and…Read more »