Opening Statements Expected Today In Boswell Trial

Jury selection is complete and opening statements are expected this morning in the trial of a Nebraska woman charged with killing a 24-year-old woman who disappeared after a Tinder date. Sydney Loofe’s dismembered remains were found in trash bags along remote gravel roads in Nebraska. Twenty-six-year-old Bailey Boswell faces the death penalty if convicted of…read more »


LPS Survey Shows Teachers, Parents Differ On Remote Learning Success

A survey from Lincoln Public Schools shows a contrast between parents and teachers on the success of remote learning. Superintendent Dr. Steve Joel says more than 74-percent of parents say it’s working compared to 38-percent of teachers. “We interpret this to mean that for teachers remote learning is challenging, that it is a lot of…read more »

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80 New COVID-19 Cases In Lancaster County Thursday

Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reports 80 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Thursday, bringing the community total to 6,018. The number of deaths in the community remains at 24. Recoveries are up from 2,216 to 2,284.  The overall positivity rate for Lancaster County remains at 8.2% and the state rate at 9.7% There…read more »

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COVID-19 Outbreak Linked To Lincoln Eagles Club

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department  has identified an outbreak of COVID-19 associated with attendance an event at the Lincoln Eagles Club, 500 West Industrial Lake Drive, on Friday, September 11.  The LLCHD is informing the public of the outbreak because anyone that attended the event has potentially been exposed to COVID-19 and is at risk…read more »

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Passing of Senior District Judge Laurie Smith Camp

Senior District Judge Laurie Smith Camp passed away unexpectedly and peacefully at her home overnight. Judge Smith Camp was appointed to the District Court by President George W. Bush in 2001, and was confirmed to that position by the Senate by a unanimous vote of all 100 senators. She was the first woman appointed as…read more »

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Lincoln Elementary Makes National Blue Ribbon Schools List

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized six Nebraska schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “Congratulations to this year’s National Blue Ribbon School awardees,” said Secretary DeVos. “It’s a privilege to recognize the…read more »