Man Arrested For Throwing Brick Through Window, Stealing Food From Home

A man is under arrest after throwing a break through a home’s window, climbing inside and attempting to steal food. Captain Robert Farber says shortly before 7:30PM Tuesday, evening neighbors to a home in the 2600 block of South 9th street reported a disturbance. Farber says when officers arrived; they found 61-year-old Billy Williams inside.…read more »

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Elderly Couple Get Probation In Christmas Gift Pot Presents Case

YORK, Neb. (AP) – A California couple who said the marijuana they were hauling through Nebraska was intended for Christmas gifts have been given probation and conditional jail time. York County District Court records say 71-year-old Barbara and 80-year-old Patrick Jiron were sentenced Monday to three years’ probation. They’ll be supervised at their Clearlake Oaks,…read more »

WW II Codebreaker Buried In Nebraska With UK Military Honors

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A 92-year-old woman has been buried in Nebraska with British military honors for a secret that she held for decades: her World War II service as a codebreaker of German intelligence communications. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Union Jack was draped over Jean Briggs Watters’ casket during her burial Monday.…read more »


Boyfriend Arrested in Shooting of Davonnis Wilkinson; Wilkinson Expected to Survive

27-year-old Rashaun Jones has been arrested for the September 9th shooting of Lincoln resident Davonnis Wilkinsion at her town home near Third and Fairfield streets. Lincoln Officer Angela Sands told reporters Tuesday morning that,”after completing interviews, conducting a neighborhood canvas, and extensively processing the immediate  and peripheral crime scenes, L.P.D developed probable cause to believe…read more »


Keystone XL Developer Announces Construction Plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline says it plans to start construction next year, after the U.S. State Department concluded major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated. TransCanada spokesman Matthew John said Monday that the company remains committed to moving ahead with the…read more »