Author Archives: Karla James

COVID-19 Reduces Hours At Lincoln Parks & Recreation Centers

COVID-19 Reduces Hours At Lincoln Parks & Recreation Centers

The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department today announced that City recreation centers will have reduced hours while the COVID-19 Risk Dial is in the red position.  Schedule changes for youth programs offered at Air Park, Belmont, Calvert, and Irving centers will be announced if Lincoln Public Schools moves to remote learning. The schedules are as…Read more »

Nebraska Receives $119,450 In Home Depot Data Breach Settlement

Nebraska Receives $119,450 In Home Depot Data Breach Settlement

Attorney General Doug Peterson today announced that his office, along with the Attorneys General of 45 other States and the District of Columbia, have obtained a $17.5 million-dollar settlement with The Home Depot, resolving a multistate investigation into a 2014 data breach impacting approximately 40 million Home Depot consumers nationwide. The breach occurred when hackers…Read more »

COVID-10 Outbreak At Lancaster Rehabilitation Center

COVID-10 Outbreak At Lancaster Rehabilitation Center

Lancaster Rehabilitation Center is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Up to this point, we had been successful in keeping the coronavirus from Lancaster Rehabilitation Center residents. This virus transmits unlike any we have seen and made its way to our residents, regardless of the extreme precautions we have…Read more »

Lincoln Tire Stores Targeted In Fraud Scheme

Lincoln Tire Stores Targeted In Fraud Scheme

Lincoln Police were called to Bauer Built Tire at 7800 N 56th Street at 2 p.m. on October 7th to investigate a fraudulent transaction.  Employees stated Capitol One notified them that transactions made the day before for 16 truck tires were fraudulent.  The employee indicated that the transactions were made under a trucking business and a…Read more »

Overnight Vandals Target Holiday Decorations, Vehicle And Theft

Overnight Vandals Target Holiday Decorations, Vehicle And Theft

Lincoln Police are searching for 3 or 4 juveniles who went on a vandalism spree around 4:30 Tuesday morning at 3700 S 17th Street. Police say the juveniles were seen with a baseball bat destroying Christmas decorations in a yard.  The estimated damage to trees, lights and a nativity scene is $1,000. The juveniles also…Read more »

Thanksgiving Day A Go At People’s City Mission

Thanksgiving Day A Go At People’s City Mission

People’s City Mission will once again be serving a full Thanksgiving meal to all of the homeless in Lincoln. They start serving at 11:30 and will go until 2:00 on Thanksgiving Day. We will have less chairs at the tables than usual to encourage distancing. We will be serving individual meals at the tables rather…Read more »

Three COVID-19 Deaths Monday, 309 New Cases

Three COVID-19 Deaths Monday, 309 New Cases

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department today announced that three more residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 70.  The individuals were two women in their 90s and a man in his 70s.  All had been hospitalized. The Health Department also reports 309 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in…Read more »

LKN Recall Kick-Off Monday Night

LKN Recall Kick-Off Monday Night

LNK Recall, a grassroots group calling for the recall of Lincoln’s mayor and four city council members, will be holding their first “Signature Event” at the City County Building on Monday night from 5:00-7:00 pm. It will be the first opportunity to sign the recall petition for the mayor and City Council members. LNK Recall…Read more »