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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 »

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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 »


Some Test Nebraska Sites Close for Weather, Sites Open for Holiday

Some Test Nebraska sites will close temporarily or adjust their schedule Friday as a winter storm moves through the state. Those registered for testing should regularly check messages for updates as notification via text or email will be sent in the event of a change.       While weather may impact testing to some extent,…read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »