Author Archives: William Padmore

Local Risk Of COVID-19 Remains “Moderate” For 3rd Week

Local Risk Of COVID-19 Remains “Moderate” For 3rd Week

Local risk of COVID-19 Spread remains moderate according to the county health department. At today’s mayoral COVID-19 news briefing, Mayor Gailor Baird said that means the county’s COVID-19 risk dial will remain in the “mid-yellow” for the third week in a row. “We’re deeply grateful to all of you who have done so much to…Read more »

UPDATE: Power Restored In North Lincoln

UPDATE: Power Restored In North Lincoln

Power has been restored after LES reported more than 1,400 customers without power Friday afternoon original story: Lincoln Electric System is reporting more than 1,400 customers are without power due an outage in North Lincoln. According to LES’s power outage map, the outage is mostly affecting customers near Fletcher and North 27th St. LES says…Read more »

LPD: Arrest Made In Monday Evening Robbery, Stabbing

LPD: Arrest Made In Monday Evening Robbery, Stabbing

An arrest is made in an evening robbery and stabbing. Lincoln Police Officer Erin Spilker reports that around 7 p.m Monday, officers were sent to an area hospital where a 25-year-old victim reported being stabbed in the abdomen and robbed of his backpack while walking in the area of 10th and B Streets. The victim…Read more »

Lancaster County Records 11th Death Due To COVID-19, Nine New Cases Reported

Lancaster County Records 11th Death Due To COVID-19, Nine New Cases Reported

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) today announced that an 11th resident has died from COVID-19 in Lincoln. Nine lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln today, bringing the community total to 1,632. Health Director Pat Lopez said that the individual was a male in his 60s who was hospitalized. Mayor…Read more »