Category Archives: KLIN News

168 New COVID-19 Cases In Lancaster County Friday

168 New COVID-19 Cases In Lancaster County Friday

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department Friday announced that 168 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lancaster County, bringing the community total to 25,050. The total number of deaths in the community remains at 178.  Recoveries are up from 8,464 to 8,622.  The positivity rate from January 10 through the 15th is 27.8%.  The…Read more »

Blizzard Warning Ending – Winter Weather Advisory Until 7 PM

Blizzard Warning Ending – Winter Weather Advisory Until 7 PM

…BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON… …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST UNTIL 7 PM CST… Blizzard conditions gradually diminishing this afternoon. An additional half inch of snow possible. Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. The Advisory Covers Portions of east…Read more »

9 Traffic Deaths On Nebraska Roads In December

9 Traffic Deaths On Nebraska Roads In December

Nine people were killed in traffic accidents on Nebraska roads during the month of December, 2020. These 9 fatalities occurred in 6 fatal crashes. Four of the nine vehicle occupants killed were not using seatbelts, four were using seatbelts, and one had seatbelt usage marked as unknown. 7 of the fatalities were in rural locations*.…Read more »

Ben Stille will take advantage of extra year to play in Lincoln

Ben Stille will take advantage of extra year to play in Lincoln

The final defensive domino fell Friday, and it fell in Nebraska’s favor. Senior defensive end Ben Still announced on social media he will play an extra season in Lincoln. In his announcement, Stille says he is “Blessed to take advantage of another year to compete with my brothers, coaches, and for the best fans in…Read more »

Lincoln Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Distributing Meth

Lincoln Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Distributing Meth

A Lincoln man is sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison for conspiracy distribute and posses with intent to distribute methamphetamine.  32 year old Travis Ferguson was found guilty of the charge by a Lincoln jury in October of 2020 after a four day trial.  The jury found Ferguson was responsible for…Read more »

More Than 50 Crews Treating Lincoln Streets As Of 11:30

More Than 50 Crews Treating Lincoln Streets As Of 11:30

City operations:  51 City and contractor crews continue plowing and applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes. Services other than emergency response may be temporarily suspended in the event that visibility becomes too poor for vehicle operators to safely perform their duties. Treatment strategies can be rendered ineffective during…Read more »

Weather Contributing To Multiple Accidents

Weather Contributing To Multiple Accidents

Local law enforcement continue to investigate weather related accidents. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports they responded to six accidents between 4:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.  Several resulted in minor injuries of those inside vehicles.  Three vehicles had gone into a ditch and several others with property damage. Lincoln Police report they responded to 10…Read more »