Author Archives: Karla James

Convenience Store Robbery Suspect Found With Stolen Goods

Convenience Store Robbery Suspect Found With Stolen Goods

Lincoln Police were called to the Prairie Lake Mobile at 8600 Amber Hill Court around 12:30 a.m. Thursday after a clerk called to report a robbery.  The clerk said a man came into the store and initially asked for Newport cigarettes.  The man then pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the clerk.  After getting…Read more »

Man Accused of Terroristic Threats Following Theft

Man Accused of Terroristic Threats Following Theft

Police were called to People’s City Mission on October 19th at noon that someone had been threatening a man with a knife.   A man reported someone took some of his clothing.  he confronted a man who was wearing one of his sweatshirts. The man gave the shirt back but then apparently pulled out a large…Read more »

Community Corrections Center – Lincoln Under COVID-19 Quarantine

Community Corrections Center – Lincoln Under COVID-19 Quarantine

The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln is under quarantine, after four inmates tested positive for COVID-19. All of the positive inmates lived in the same room. Staff members are engaged in contact tracing, to identify any other potential close contacts. “During quarantine, inmates will have reduced movement across the facility, allowing us to limit any further potential…Read more »

Two COVID-19 Deaths Wednesday, 106 New Cases In Lancaster County

Two COVID-19 Deaths Wednesday, 106 New Cases In Lancaster County

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department Wednesday announced that two residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 41.  The individuals were women in their 80s and 40s who were both hospitalized There are 106 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Wednesday bringing the community total to…Read more »

$1.1 Million to Food Entrepreneurs and Agricultural Producers In Nebraska

$1.1 Million to Food Entrepreneurs and Agricultural Producers In Nebraska

The Trump Administration has announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is investing $1,150,061 to help 11 Nebraska food entrepreneurs and agricultural producers develop new products and expand their business lines. The Value-Added Producer Grant program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and marketing of new products. Funds can…Read more »

DEA’s 19th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday

DEA’s 19th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday

The Drug Enforcement Administration is holding its 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 24 at locations across the country. The nationwide event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Rates of…Read more »

LPD Is Looking For Good Men And Woman To Protect And Serve

LPD Is Looking For Good Men And Woman To Protect And Serve

Lincoln Police are getting ready for their next recruit class.  The Department says they can not do the job alone and they are asking our community members to help recruit people who want to be a force for good. LPD will be accepting applications from November 6th through December 4th for police recruits.  They are…Read more »

Gun Stolen From Vehicle In Kawasaki Parking Lot Tuesday

Gun Stolen From Vehicle In Kawasaki Parking Lot Tuesday

Police are looking for suspects who took a firearm from a locked car in the parking lot of Kawasaki at 6500 NW 27th Street around 1 p.m. Tuesday. A woman reported she worked at the plant and had locked the vehicle.  When she returned to her vehicle over lunch break she saw the window was slightly…Read more »