The Bird Poop Thief Strikes Again

Two customers at HyVee at 5010 O Street report coming out of the store at different times early Sunday night and feeling something wet on their heads. A nearby unknown man told them in broken English it was bird poop and offered to help them clean off the substance with a paper towel. Later, one…read more »

At Least 15 Inmates Suspected of Using K2 At State Penn

The Nebraska State Penitentiary is on modified operations…after at least 15 inmates are suspected of using K2 –or synthetic marijuana. All visits were cancelled for Sunday following the discovery. A spokesman says during modified operations actions are taken to more closely control movement of inmates within the facility due to safety and security needs. —–…read more »

Nebraska State Penitentiary Discovers Drug Use Among Inmates

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) –¬†Officials say they’re tightening security and further restricting prisoner movement after the discovery of drug use by some inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. The Correctional Services Department says in a news release that at least 15 inmates are suspected of using K2, synthetic marijuana. Department spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith says…read more »

Attorney General Announces Partnership Against Cyber Security Threats

Attorney General Doug Peterson announces that his department is joining a collaborative, national public awareness campaign to promote safer online behavior and practices. The Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect.Campaign’s goal is to increase the understanding of cyber threats and empower the American public to be safer and more secure online.   Peterson says his office continually works…read more »

Omaha Police Warn of Armed Robberies Using Dating Apps

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Omaha police are warning the public to use caution in meeting people found on dating apps after at least six men reported being robbed in connection with the apps in the last week. Police say each of the men had set up dates with women through the apps Plenty of Fish…read more »

Former Papillion Police Chief Faces Drunken Driving Charges

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) – A former police chief in an Omaha suburb who’s facing drunken driving charges has bonded out of jail. Officers arrested 58-year-old Leonard Houloose on Thursday and booked him into Sarpy County Jail. He bonded out in less than two hours. A phone listed for Houloose rang unanswered Friday. Court records don’t…read more »