Author Archives: William Padmore

UPDATE: Former Husker RB Maurice Washington Found Safe

UPDATE: Former Husker RB Maurice Washington Found Safe

  Lincoln Police confirm Former Husker running back Maurice Washington has been found safe in Lincoln after being reported missing by the Nebraska State Patrol Friday, June 19th. No further details were given as to where Washington was found, or who reported him missing. Washington played for Nebraska for two seasons until being dismissed at the…Read more »

LPD: Man Reports Being Robbed At Gun Point Near Home

LPD: Man Reports Being Robbed At Gun Point Near Home

A man reports being robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight.  Officer Erin Spilker says police reported to an alley the 3800 block of South 48th St. around 1 p.m yesterday on a report of a robbery. “The victim, a 36-year-old male, stated that while walking up to his residence, three men approached him,” said Spilker.…Read more »

LPD: Suspect Sought In Evening Stabbing, Robbery

LPD: Suspect Sought In Evening Stabbing, Robbery

A man reports being stabbed in the torso during an evening robbery. Officer Erin Spilker said police were called to a hospital just after 7 pm Monday after staff reported a man with a stab wound had checked in. On arrival, officers contacted a 25-year-old man who told police he was stabbed in the abdomen…Read more »

LPD: Officers Talk Down Juvenile Threatening To Jump Off Bridge

LPD: Officers Talk Down Juvenile Threatening To Jump Off Bridge

Lincoln police talk down a teenager threatening to jump from an area bridge. Officer Erin Spilker reports that around 2:30 a.m.Tuesday, police were sent to a railroad bridge near Havelock and Cornhusker after receiving reports of a juvenile sitting on the bridge’s railing. “Officers recognized the male as a neighborhood resident and through conversation, officers…Read more »

LPD: Man Tased After Pushing Officers Into Traffic

LPD: Man Tased After Pushing Officers Into Traffic

A man seen throwing rocks at local businesses is tased after attempting to push officers into oncoming traffic. Officer Erin Spilker says police were sent to Nebraska Ballet Theatre and School at 2620 O St. just before 9 p.m. Sunday after a witness reported a man throwing rocks at the business’s windows. Officers observed several…Read more »

Lincoln City Libraries To Reopen Monday

Lincoln City Libraries To Reopen Monday

Lincoln City Libraries will re-open to the public Monday. During Friday’s mayoral COVID-19 media briefing, Lincoln City Libraries Director Pat Leach said residents should be aware of a few changes that will be made in the interest of reducing the spread of COVID-19. “We will be limiting visits to one hour at a time as…Read more »