Author Archives: William Padmore

Lincoln Man Arrested After Forcing His Way Into Neighbor’s Home With Machete, Accidentally Cutting One

Lincoln Man Arrested After Forcing His Way Into Neighbor’s Home With Machete, Accidentally Cutting One

Lincoln Police Captain Jake Dilsaver tells KLIN News officers were called to the 1100 block of Charleston Saturday evening on reports of a weapons violation. When police arrived, they contacted the residents who said an intoxicated 54-year-old Jeffery Wyatt forced his way into their home and became involved in a physical altercation with one of…Read more »

One Killed in Lancaster County Overnight Crash, Investigation Ongoing

One Killed in Lancaster County Overnight Crash, Investigation Ongoing

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a deadly overnight crash in southern Lancaster County. The Sheriff’s office says deputies responded to reports of a vehicle on fire in a ditch in 20,000  block of South 68th street a little before midnight Wednesday. After Initial investigations, it was revealed the driver and lone occupant, 25 year-old Francisco Gonzalez…Read more »

Mandatory Water Restrictions Lifted, Voluntary Water Conservation Still Encouraged

Mandatory Water Restrictions Lifted, Voluntary Water Conservation Still Encouraged

Water restrictions in Lincoln are voluntary again. Mayor Chris Buetler says he decided to remove the mandatory water restrictions due to significant progress being made in repairing damaged well-fields near Ashland. The Mayor says Lincoln citizens have “risen to the challenge” presented by the flooding, and thanks residents and business for their sacrifices in conserving…Read more »

Governor Ricketts Signs Expedited Request for Federal Disaster Assistance

Governor Ricketts Signs Expedited Request for Federal Disaster Assistance

Governor Pete Ricketts met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Director Paul Taylor. During the meeting, Governor Ricketts signed and submitted Nebraska’s expedited request to the federal government for disaster assistance. The request will be now be considered by FEMA’s regional office and headquarters. During his time touring flooded areas of the state,…Read more »