Category Archives: KLIN News

Lincoln Festival Schedule

Lincoln Festival Schedule

The 16th annual Lincoln Calling music festival begins the evening of Wednesday September 18 and ends with a closing party Sunday, September 22.  From Thursday through Saturday, more than 90 local, regional and national bands will perform in eight downtown venues.  The festival also includes art, a night market, workshops and panel discussions on music,…Read more »

Omaha Councilman Pleads Guilty To Not Filing Tax Returns

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – An Omaha city councilman has pleaded guilty to charges that he didn’t file federal income tax returns for 2012, 2013 or 2014. Vinny Palermo entered the pleas Monday and is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 9. His lawyer, James Martin Davis, says Palermo has since paid what he owed and did…Read more »

UNL Engineering College Receives Major Gift

UNL Engineering College Receives Major Gift

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A major building project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Engineering is getting a $20 million boost from one of North America’s largest construction and engineering companies. University officials announced a donation Monday of $20 million from Pete Kiewit Sons’, Inc. The contribution will help pay for a planned $85…Read more »

A Human Trafficking Sting Operation Results In Arrests

A Human Trafficking Sting Operation Results In Arrests

A human trafficking sting operation in Lincoln involving multiple agencies results in several arrests. Officer Angela Sands says that those paying for sex are violating the law …and she adds it is not a victimless crime. A number of women are coerced into prostitution. Six men were arrested, two for enticement by electronic communication. They…Read more »

Nebraska Property Tax Ballot Drive Gains Steam, Donations

Nebraska Property Tax Ballot Drive Gains Steam, Donations

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A petition drive for a measure that seeks to lower Nebraska property taxes by sharply cutting state revenue is gaining steam and donations despite concerns from some groups that it would force lawmakers to raise other taxes and cut state services. The petition group TRUE Nebraskans now has more than 200…Read more »