The Lincoln Police Department Welcomes 13 Officers To the Force

The Lincoln Police Department welcomes 13 new officers to the force. Friends, family, and colleagues packed a Northeast High School Auditorium Wednesday night to watch recruits turn into officers. Mayor Gaylor Baird was present to congratulate the graduating class. “You lucky 13 should take great pride in knowing you have passed the test. You’ve earned…read more »


Nebraska man held in 1982 killing of Salt Lake City woman

ALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Nebraska man has been arrested in a cold-case killing of a Salt Lake City woman in her apartment, authorities said. Bryan Reed, 55, awaits extradition to face Utah charges of murder and aggravated burglary in the Aug. 18, 1982 killing of 72-year-old Wilhelmina Reid. the South Sioux City Police…read more »

Nebraska Bus Driver Is Cited After Charter Bus Overturns In Maine

BURNHAM, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say that a charter bus with 35 people on board overturned on Interstate 95 after the driver fell asleep and that four passengers suffered minor injuries. Police say the bus drifted off the road late Tuesday, overturned and came to rest down an embankment in Burnham. The group…read more »

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Senator Fischer Goes After Fake Meat

Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer has “a beef ” with phony meat. Senator Fischer introduced the Real MEAT Act to end what she refers to as deceptive labeling practices for alterntative protein products. Fischer says her proposal would clarify the definition of beef for labeling purposes and eliminate consumer confusion that she says results from…read more »

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Lincoln Group Advocating For Voters To Approve LPS Bond Issue

A new poll from Great Schools, Great Kids shows strong support for the proposed 290 million dollar LPS Bond Issue. Nearly 78 percent of those polled in Lincoln is for the construction of two new high schools, one elementary school and athletic facilities. Former LPS administrator Dr. Marilyn Moore is leading support and advocacy for…read more »

A Step Back On 14th and Old Cheney Roundabout

The city is stepping back on the 14th and Old Cheney roundabout. An email to area businesses from Lincoln Transporation Interim Director Tom Casady says that a low bid of $39.3 million just for construction of the roundabout came in higher than expected. Casady adds that other project costs would add about 20 percent which…read more »