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Mall Security Guard Pepper Sprayed and Handcuffed by Thieves

Lincoln Police are looking for the suspects who broke into Gateway Mall before 4 am Thursday morning. Officer Angela Sands says two men, one armed with a hand gun, pepper sprayed the 35-year old security guard and handcuffed him to a railing. The suspects then stole merchandise from the Piercing Pagoda kiosk. The men used…read more »

Worker Dies In Garbage Truck Accident

A refuse company employee was killed early Thursday morning while holding onto the back of a garbage truck. Early reports indicate that the truck slid on ice and ran into a tree, pinning the worker between the truck and the tree.read more »

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Governor Is Cautious About Tax Collections Increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska state government saw a surge in tax revenue last month. The Department of Revenue on Thursday reported net tax collections of $421 million in January, which is 11.1 percent above projections. Nebraska received $42 million above the $379 million the state was expected to collect. Net tax receipts have been…read more »

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A University of Nebraska Regent Expresses Concerns About Proposed Budget Cuts

Nebraska University Regent Tim Clare says the university is willing to accept its fair share of cuts…but thinks the current budget cutting proposal is unfair. Clare says NU receives 13 percent of the state’s general fund…but is being asked to absorb 34 percent of the cuts in the governor’s budget proposal. Administrators announced the possibility…read more »

Two 12 Years Old Fight Outside A Lincoln Middle School

A fight between two 12- year olds at Culler Middle School this week received a lot of attention when a cell phone video of the incident surfaced on social media. Officer Angela Sands tells KLIN News that Lincoln Public Schools and the police had already responded swiftly to the incident. Sands says LPS ensured the…read more »

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Palmer puts on a show, leads Huskers to crucial win over Terrapins

  By Tommy Rezac LINCOLN – Sixteen minutes had run off the clock in the first half, and Nebraska’s star point guard, James Palmer Jr., had yet to score a point. The Huskers’ other star, junior forward Isaac Copeland, had just drained a three-pointer to pull Nebraska to within one point, 27-26, with 4:23 to…read more »