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Gun Legislation Sparks Heated Debates Over Process, Capitol Security

Gun Legislation Sparks Heated Debates Over Process, Capitol Security

Tense moments Friday afternoon at the Nebraska Legislature as the debate over gun control continued. Thoughts and emotions were evident among 100s of testifiers and lawmakers.  Discussions have spilled over into this week prompting responses from other lawmakers. It started with Friday during the judiciary committee hearings. Lincoln resident and owner of DeGuns David Pringle…Read more »

Man Arrested for Trespass near 20th & Q

Man Arrested for Trespass near 20th & Q

Shortly before 3 am this morning (December 31, 2018), a 26-year-old woman called Lincoln Police and reported a man had entered the apartment she was housesitting at. The man, later identified as 40-year-old Johnathan Sisneros climbed onto the 2nd story balcony and entered through a sliding door. The victim locked herself in the bathroom until…Read more »

21-Year LPD Veteran Resigns after DUI

21-Year LPD Veteran Resigns after DUI

Lincoln Police Officer Matthew Brodd resigned from the Lincoln Police Department December 27th, 2018, following a DUI investigation. Brodd served as a police officer for 21 years. In early December Brodd was operating a Toyota Tacoma when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with a light pole on the northwest corner of North…Read more »

UNMC May Monitor Possible Ebola Patient

UNMC May Monitor Possible Ebola Patient

Omaha, Neb – An American providing medical assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo recently experienced a possible exposure to the Ebola virus and is anticipated to be coming to Omaha for monitoring. This person has no Ebola symptoms but will be monitored closely. Should any symptoms develop, the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit would be activated…Read more »

LPD Officers Stabbed and Shot:  Suspect Wounded

LPD Officers Stabbed and Shot: Suspect Wounded

Lincoln police officers were involved in a shooting that resulted in injuries to one person and two officers. LPD officers responded to the 3200 block of South 48th Street at 2:25 a.m. Saturday on a report of a disturbance involving a man with a knife.  During the incident, one officer sustained a stab would to…Read more »

New Child Passenger Safety Law Starts Jan. 1, 2019

New Child Passenger Safety Law Starts Jan. 1, 2019

Starting January 1, 2019, Nebraska’s child passenger safety law changes to help keep children safer as they travel. According to the new law: Children must ride rear-facing up to age 2 or until they reach the upper weight or height limit allowed by the car seat manufacturer. Children up to age 8 must ride in…Read more »

Wells Fargo Settlement Reached

Wells Fargo Settlement Reached

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced today that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay $575 million to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection law. Nebraska’s share of the settlement is $5,210,423. As part of its settlement with the states, Wells Fargo has agreed to implement within 60 days a program through which…Read more »

City Crews Continue Street Treatments

City Crews Continue Street Treatments

Date: Friday, December 28, 2018 Twenty-five City crews will remain on duty throughout the day applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine as needed to arterial streets.  Light to moderate snow continues after reentering the area before dawn.  Streets are responding well to treatments and are currently wet with slush.  Periods of higher snowfall rates may temporarily cause streets…Read more »