Category Archives: KLIN News

Inmate Missing from Community Corrections Center-Lincoln

Inmate Missing from Community Corrections Center-Lincoln

An inmate is missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). Amanda Samaroo left the facility Thursday morning to seek employment through a job service in downtown Lincoln. Shortly after 1:00 p.m., a tamper alarm went off on the electronic monitoring device she was wearing. When staff arrived at the employment service, they were told she had…Read more »

No problems for No. 5 Iowa in Nebraska rout

No problems for No. 5 Iowa in Nebraska rout

From one of the best games of the season, to one of the worst for Nebrasketball. “If you don’t play well, they can embarrass you,” Nebraska (7-18, 3-15 Big Ten) coach Fred Hoiberg said. And embarrass the Huskers is exactly what No. 5 Iowa (19-7, 13-6 Big Ten) did in the 102-64 rout. The Hawkeyes…Read more »

43 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Thursday In Lancaster County

43 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Thursday In Lancaster County

The Lincoln – Lancaster County Health Department Thursday reports 45 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total number to  28,372.  Recoveries are at 14,115.  The positivity rate for February 28th through March 3rd is at 17.6%.  The rate for February 21st through the 27th was 21.9%. There are  43  individuals hospitalized with 26 from Lancaster County (two…Read more »

Mayor Gaylor Baird Highlights Local Business Support

Mayor Gaylor Baird Highlights Local Business Support

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird today signed an administrative regulation implementing the City’s new micropurchasing ordinance and thanked the City Council for its unanimous approval of the measure.  Under the new policy, City employees buying products or services under $10,000 are to purchase them from local businesses if the product or service is available at a reasonable…Read more »

Nebraska Unemployment Numbers Drop For Week Ending February 27

Nebraska Unemployment Numbers Drop For Week Ending February 27

The Nebraska Department of Labor released unemployment numbers for the week ending February 27th. New unemployment claims dropped by just over 250 but there were 9 new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims filed compared to the week before. Both continued regular and pandemic claims dropped last week by more than 280 filed compared to the week…Read more »

Traffic Stop Nets 770 Pound of Pot

Traffic Stop Nets 770 Pound of Pot

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested two California men after locating 770 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday near Seward. At approximately 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, a trooper observed a cargo van speeding and failing to signal as it traveled eastbound on Interstate 80, near mile marker 375. During the traffic stop, the…Read more »

Kittens Found In Suitcase Left In Ditch

Kittens Found In Suitcase Left In Ditch

Lancaster County Sheriff’s deputies were called to 62nd and Holdrege around 7 p.m. Wednesday night to investigate a suspicious item.  Deputies found a suitcase in a ditch and noticed there was movement inside.  They found 7 kittens, 2 older, friendly kittens and 5 that did not have their eyes open.  All were taken to a…Read more »

Elderly Man Assaulted, Suspect Arrested

Elderly Man Assaulted, Suspect Arrested

A 71 year old man is recovering after an assault and robbery on March 2nd bear 11th and G Street.  The victim told police he was approached by 59 year old Cornelius Moore.  The two argued over a debt.  The victim said Moore assaulted him with a blunt object, lost consciousness and when he woke…Read more »