Author Archives: William Padmore

LPD: Lincoln Woman Arrested For Tampering With Evidence In Homicide Of 15-Year-Old

LPD: Lincoln Woman Arrested For Tampering With Evidence In Homicide Of 15-Year-Old

The Lincoln Police Department reports that 31-year-old Sanaa Osman, of Lincoln, was arrested Monday for Tampering with Physical Evidence following the investigation into the homicide of 15-year-old Ali Al-Burkat. The Lincoln Police Department’s full statement is available below:   Arrest for Tampering with Evidence in Ali Al-Burkat Homicide On June 29th, 2020, the Lincoln Police Department Criminal…Read more »

Husker Harvest Days Cancelled

Husker Harvest Days Cancelled

One of the biggest farm shows in the nation has been canceled. Husker Harvest Days official Facebook page announced the cancellation today (Monday) due to ongoing concerns surrounding COVID-19. Farm Progress Events Manager, Matt Jungmann, says that instead, there are plans to put on a virtual event that was already being planned as an extension…Read more »

LPD: Man Arrested After Fighting Officers At Bryan West

LPD: Man Arrested After Fighting Officers At Bryan West

A man is arrested after assaulting an officer at a hospital. Officer Erin Spilker said that police were called to Bryan West just after 12 p.m Saturday on reports of a disturbance. On arrival, they were met by 34-year-old Seth Ketelhut who observed arguing with hospital security and a Cass County deputy that had initially…Read more »

LPD: Suspect Sought In Weekend Stabbing

LPD: Suspect Sought In Weekend Stabbing

A Lincoln man reports being stabbed while chasing a man off his property. Officer Erin Spilker says police were called to an apartment building in the 800 block of South 11th St. just before 8 p.m on reports of a stabbing. On arrival, officers made contact with a 45-year-old man with a stab wound to…Read more »

LFR: Fireworks Responsible For West Lincoln Attic Fire

LFR: Fireworks Responsible For West Lincoln Attic Fire

Fireworks are being blamed for an evening attic fire at a vacant home in West Lincoln. Lincoln Fire and rescue reports the fire was called in around 6 p.m yesterday at a single-story home in the 4700 block of West O St. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze within 20 minutes. Investigators concluded that…Read more »

StarTran to Resume Service In July

StarTran to Resume Service In July

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird today announced that StarTran will resume full bus service beginning Thursday, July 23.  The City will continue to offer free fares until further notice. “Nearly 7,000 people depend on StarTran every day to connect to jobs, food, education and medical services,” Gaylor Baird said.  “We thank our riders for being patient…Read more »