Attorney General Seeks Summer Execution Date for Death-Row Inmate

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s top prosecutor has asked the Nebraska Supreme Court to set an execution date this summer for the state’s longest-serving death-row inmate. Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to set an execution date of July 10 – or sometime in mid-July – for Carey Dean…read more »


Frank Solich returning to Nebraska to receive Tom Osborne Legacy Award

Former Nebraska head football coach Frank Solich will return to Nebraska for the Outland Trophy Award Dinner this coming January in Omaha. Solich will accept the fifth annual Tom Osborne Legacy Award from his former boss. According to a news release, the Tom Osborne Legacy Award is presented by the FWAA and Rotary International to…read more »


State Senator Will Again Push For Seat Belts In School Buses

“It’s not a matter of if but when there is another school bus accident happens”…and a state senator wants to keep children as safe as possible by requiring seat belts in school buses. Senator Robert Hilkemann tells KLIN News that seatbelts save lives. He adds the requirement is supported by Nebraskans he has visited with.…read more »

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Resident Reports Shooting Intruder

WISNER, Neb. (AP) – Authorities say a northeast Nebraska resident has reported that he shot an intruder. Officers were sent to a house in Wisner around 6:50 a.m. Thursday on a report that someone was trying to break into the locked home. They found a wounded man lying on a floor inside and a resident…read more »


Police Investigating Thursday Night Shooting at North Lincoln Residence

Lincoln Police are investigating a shooting that occrured outside a home on the 2200 block of Y St. yesterday afternoon. Officer Angela Sands says police responded to reports of gunfire a little before 7:30 PM Thursday evening. Sands says police spoke to one witness who said he was sitting on the porch of the home when a black Sedan carrying three…read more »