Hate Crime Investigation Underway After Assault In South Lincoln

Lincoln Police are investigating an overnight assault as a possible hate-crime, and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects. Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister says police responded to a residence in the 1700 Block of West Lynn Circle on reports of an assault that had happened a little while earlier. “The 18-year-old female…read more »


Huskers Cruise Past Gophers in First Round of Big 10 Tournament, 8-2

Courtesy: NU Athletic Communications  Omaha, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (29-20) pounced early in an 8-2 win over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament at TD Ameritrade Park on Wednesday night. The Huskers plated three runs in the first inning and five runs in the third inning. Starting pitcher Matt Waldron,…read more »


Nebraska Lawmakers Advance New Business Tax Incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Lawmakers have advanced a proposal to replace Nebraska’s largest tax incentive for businesses with a newer program despite concerns from some who want to focus first on property taxes. The bill won first-round approval Wednesday on a 29-5 vote after supporters overcame a legislative filibuster. The proposal by Sen. Mark Kolterman,…read more »


Lincoln Man Bilked Out Of $40,000

A 67 year old Lincoln man was bilked out of over $40,000 in an online scam. He told police that when he tried to get out of a service he had signed up for two-years ago from AIB Merchant Services…he was told there was a $1,600 cancellation fee. The victim later discovered that instead $16,000…read more »

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Preliminary Recommendations For New Schools In Lincoln

Two new schools serving kindergarten through eighth grade are among the preliminary committee recommendations. The Superintendent’s Facility Advisory Committee is also recommending three new elementary schools and two smaller high schools as part of a bond issue proposal to meet the city’s growing needs. The recommendations will have to be narrowed down to meet district…read more »