WX Storms July 8

Enhanced Risk Of Severe Storms Tonight

The National Weather Service issued a situation report of an enhanced risk of severe storms tonight. The greatest severe threat is from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. on July 9th.  The highest confidence in severe weather is west of a line from Norfolk to Lincoln to Beatrice. Scott Dergan is a meteorologist with the National…read more »

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Nebraska Children and Families Foundation to Award Funds to Child Care Providers

Nebraska daycares will receive funding from the Child Care and Development Fund.  This is the primary federal funding source for child care subsidies to help low-income working families access child care.  It also improves the quality of child care for all children. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act set aside $3.5 billion.  Nebraska…read more »

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Woman Charged With Assault In Domestic Stabbing

A Lincoln woman is facing charges after a stabbing on Tuesday, July 7th at 13th and F Street. Lincoln Police arrived to find a 33-year-old male with a stab wound to his lower back.  He told police that 45-year-old Lisa Beverly had stabbed him during an argument. The victim and witnesses told police that 45-year-old…read more »

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Lincoln Man Facing Charges After Making Threats With Shotgun

A Lincoln man is facing weapons and other charges after a domestic disturbance on Tuesday, July 7th at 69th and Elkcrest Drive. Police were called to the home at 12:14 p.m.  A 62-year-old woman told police that her roommate, 60-year-old Thad Grady was under the influence of pills and alcohol when he became angry for…read more »

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Best Buy Break In

Lincoln Police are looking for suspects in the robbery of Best Buy at 69th and O Street. Police were called to the store at 4:21 a.m. Wednesday, July 8th following an alarm.  Police say the suspect or suspects smashed the glass door and cut through the metal gate guarding the entrance. One case of Apple…read more »

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ICYMI: Body Found In Johnson County Believed To Be Missing Beatrice Man

The Johnson County Attorney’s Office believes the body found near Tecumseh on Monday is that of 56-year old Mark A. Swarthout of Beatrice. Swarthout has been reported missing since June 24, 2020. Further testing will be done to confirm his identity. The investigation into the cause of his death is ongoing. The vehicle was parked…read more »