Author Archives: Karla James

Madsen’s Bowling & Billiards Given Green Light To Remain Open

Madsen’s Bowling & Billiards Given Green Light To Remain Open

Madsen’s Bowling & Billiards, 4700 Dudley Street, has submitted a plan for operations that complies with the Directed Health Measure issued by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. The plan has been approved by the Health Director, and the business has been allowed to reopen. Madsen’s was forced to close Saturday after the city of Lincoln…Read more »

Manhole Fire Saturday Likely Arson

Manhole Fire Saturday Likely Arson

Lincoln Police are searching for suspects in an arson fire near 24th and Capitol Parkway Saturday. Someone walking by saw flames coming from a manhole and the fire was shooting up into trees. Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded to the fire and put out the flames. This manhole belonged to a private company, Unite Private…Read more »

Vandalism Suspect Arrest, Booked On Drug Charges

Vandalism Suspect Arrest, Booked On Drug Charges

Lincoln police were in the area of South 13th and D around 8 p.m. Saturday night when they saw a vehicle heading west.  The officer recognized the driver as 40 year old Shane Stromer, who had an outstanding warrant for vandalism.   Stromer was stopped near 12th and D and officers saw a syringe near the…Read more »

Man Wanted On Multiple Outstanding Warrants Behind Bars

Man Wanted On Multiple Outstanding Warrants Behind Bars

A man with a long list of outstanding warrants is behind bars.  Lincoln Police report tat at 10:52 p.m., August 9th, officers saw 24 year old Darnell Mitchell exiting a vehicle.  Mitchell had five outstanding warrants for burglary, shoplifting and possession of a controlled substance, all felonies. Officers tried to stop Mitchell at 18th and…Read more »

Madsen’s Bowling Battle With the City Continues

Madsen’s Bowling Battle With the City Continues

Madsen’s Bowling and Billiards was given until the end of the day to submit to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department a compliance plan that is in line with the recommended health directives. Signs were put up by Health Department officials this morning stating the business would be closed until further notice. Owner Benjamin Madsen showed…Read more »

COVID-19 Dashboard Remains In “Orange” High Risk Category

COVID-19 Dashboard Remains In “Orange” High Risk Category

The Lincoln-Lancaster county Health Department announced that 22 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in the county today. The COVID-19 Dashboard remains in the lower “ORANGE”, or high risk category for the second week in a row.  So far this week, there have been 167 cases reported.  That is the second week in a…Read more »

Back To School Traffic Enforcement Starts Wednesday

Back To School Traffic Enforcement Starts Wednesday

Lincoln Police Department will be conducting its Back to School Traffic Enforcement Project beginning Wednesday, August 12th through Wednesday, September 2nd.   This will allow the placement of additional officers each day at and around public and parochial schools for traffic and pedestrian safety. Officers will be watching for traffic violations, including motorcycles speeding through school…Read more »