Category Archives: KLIN News

Police Stop Scam Just In Time

Police Stop Scam Just In Time

Lincoln Police were able to stop a 58-year old Lincoln woman from turning over $2,000 to scammers, who claimed on the phone that they had kidnapped her daughter in Hawaii and stabbed her in her hand. They demanded she send them gift cards from CVS but police were notified. They reached her daughter in Hawaii,…Read more »

A Huge Drug Bust On I-80 Outside Of Lincoln

A Huge Drug Bust On I-80 Outside Of Lincoln

A Lancaster County Sheriff’s Deputy makes a huge drug bust during a traffic stop on I-80 west of Lincoln. Sheriff Terry Wagner says the deputy found 22 pounds of meth hidden in an altered area inside the car where the windshield wipers would normally be attached. Sheriff Wagner says its one of the bigger meth…Read more »

Lincoln Area Cooling Options and Locations

Lincoln Area Cooling Options and Locations

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Lincoln effective from 1 to 7 p.m. each day from Wednesday, July 17 through Saturday, July 20.  Temperatures are predicted to be in the 90’s each day, and heat index values are expected to peak from 100 to 109 degrees each. afternoon. The heat and…Read more »

Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday Evening

Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday Evening

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY… HEAT INDEX VALUES…Up to 113 due to temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower and mid 70s are expected from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM Saturday. Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly…Read more »

Officials Urge Caution During Heat Watch

Officials Urge Caution During Heat Watch

Local officials are urging caution during the heat watch issued for Lincoln starting Wednesday afternoon. officials warn that the heat and high humidity predicted through Friday create a dangerous situation that can cause heat illnesses. Temperatures are expected to be in the 90’s each day and heat index values are expected to peak from 100…Read more »

Lincoln Police Looking For Subway Bandit(s)

Lincoln Police Looking For Subway Bandit(s)

Lincoln Police are looking for a suspect or suspects believed to have robbed four different Subway restaurants early yesterday morning. Officer Angela Sands says windows were shattered and registers robbed at the Subways at 5533 NW 1st St., 2501 NW 12th St., 5335 O St., and 201 Sun Valley Boulevard. Police believe it could be…Read more »

LSO Deputies Catch Burglar, Retrieve Stolen Purse

LSO Deputies Catch Burglar, Retrieve Stolen Purse

Attentive Lancaster Sheriff’s Deputies help stop a burglar and retrieve a women’s stolen purse. Lincoln Police officer Angela Sands says police were dispatched to a residence in the Airpark area around 4:30 Tuesday after receiving a burglary call. “A 35-year-old women reported she heard something in her kitchen so she went to check. There was…Read more »

A Nebraska Woman Is Fined For Climbing Mt Rushmore

A Nebraska Woman Is Fined For Climbing Mt Rushmore

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top. The Rapid City Journal says Incontro…Read more »