NU Regents To Consider Contract Extension For President

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The University of Nebraska Board of Regents is expected to consider a one-year extension that would keep system President Hank Bounds under contract through the 2020-21 school year. Bounds’ current contract expires June 30, 2020. The extension doesn’t include any salary increase. Last year regents approved a 6.3 percent increase that…read more »

Roosevelt Erving

Two Arrested In Lincoln Bank Robbery

Lincoln Police make two arrests in connection with last week’s robbery of a Union Bank branch at Nebraska Highway two and Southwood Drive. Twenty-three year old Roosevelt Erving and 26 year old Danielle Lawson were arrested following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 just west of Lincoln. Erving was arrested for robbery and Lawson for…read more »

The Bird Poop Thief Strikes Again

Two customers at HyVee at 5010 O Street report coming out of the store at different times early Sunday night and feeling something wet on their heads. A nearby unknown man told them in broken English it was bird poop and offered to help them clean off the substance with a paper towel. Later, one…read more »

At Least 15 Inmates Suspected of Using K2 At State Penn

The Nebraska State Penitentiary is on modified operations…after at least 15 inmates are suspected of using K2 –or synthetic marijuana. All visits were cancelled for Sunday following the discovery. A spokesman says during modified operations actions are taken to more closely control movement of inmates within the facility due to safety and security needs. —–…read more »

Nebraska State Penitentiary Discovers Drug Use Among Inmates

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) –¬†Officials say they’re tightening security and further restricting prisoner movement after the discovery of drug use by some inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln. The Correctional Services Department says in a news release that at least 15 inmates are suspected of using K2, synthetic marijuana. Department spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith says…read more »

Attorney General Announces Partnership Against Cyber Security Threats

Attorney General Doug Peterson announces that his department is joining a collaborative, national public awareness campaign to promote safer online behavior and practices. The Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect.Campaign’s goal is to increase the understanding of cyber threats and empower the American public to be safer and more secure online.   Peterson says his office continually works…read more »