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Man accused of kicking in Lincoln woman's door, beating her

Man accused of kicking in Lincoln woman's door, beating her LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Police in Lincoln have arrested a man accused of kicking in a woman’s door and beating her so severely that it left her with multiple broken bones. The Lincoln Journal Star says police called to the home around 6:20 a.m. Thursday […]

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Omaha shooting fatality

Omaha shooting fatality A 41-year-old man died after he was wounded by gunfire while driving in north Omaha early Sunday. Omaha Police said they found the man inside a car that crashed near 60th Avenue and NW Radial Highway shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said Obdoo Walker died at the scene of the crash. […]

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Huskers pick up another verbal commitment

Huskers pick up another verbal commitment The Fourth of July weekend was a good one for Nebraska football as head coach Scott Frost picked up another verbal commitment. Latrell Neville from Missouri City, Texas announced he plans to sign with the Huskers.  The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Neville is the 11th verbal commit for Frost for the […]

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Law Enforcement seeking subject who fled motorist assist

Law Enforcement seeking subject who fled motorist assist JULY 5, 2020 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Just after 9:00 a.m. today, Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol responded to assist the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office near mile marker 231 on Interstate 80, between Cozad and Lexington. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office had stopped to assist a stranded motor […]

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FBI, Omaha police investigating racist graffiti at park

FBI, Omaha police investigating racist graffiti at park OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Omaha police and the FBI are investigating after someone spray-painted racist graffiti on a grassy area at a western Omaha park. Police say the graffiti covered a large area at Lake Zorinsky Park and included a racial slur, a swastika and a stick-figure […]

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Floods in Southern Japan Leave at Least 34 Dead, Including Many at Nursing Homes

Floods in Southern Japan Leave at Least 34 Dead, Including Many at Nursing Homes Floods in Southern Japan Leave at Least 34 Dead, Including Many at Nursing Homes (TOKYO) — Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations Sunday […]

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Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open

Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — School districts across America are in the midst of making wrenching decisions over how to resume classes in settings radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, with school buses […]

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Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter CHICAGO (AP) — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracy theories that have pivoted […]

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Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in June 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian’s testimony in an old sexual battery lawsuit under wraps. It was […]

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Two Dead and 8 Injured After Early Morning Shooting at South Carolina Club

Two Dead and 8 Injured After Early Morning Shooting at South Carolina Club Two Dead and 8 Injured After Early Morning Shooting at South Carolina Club Ten people were shot in an early morning shooting Sunday at a club in Greenville, S.C., leaving two dead and eight injured, according to law enforcement. Greenville County […]

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Lincoln man charged in fatal beating pleads not guilty

Lincoln man charged in fatal beating pleads not guilty LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Lincoln man charged with manslaughter and assault in the beating to death of another man has pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that 49-year-old Mark Hietbrink was arraigned Wednesday via video from the county jail. His […]

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Family members help crash victims on way to Nebraska wedding

Family members help crash victims on way to Nebraska wedding HOLDREGE, Neb. (AP) – Two family members on their way to a recent wedding in central Nebraska stopped at a two-vehicle accident to help the victims before making it to the nuptials with minutes to spare. Mother of the bride Jodi Damrow said rendering aid […]

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For nation's birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US

For nation's birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US For nation’s birthday, Trump stokes the divisions within US WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within — leftists, looters, agitators, he said — in a Fourth of July speech packed […]

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DOD says soldier from Texas died in accident in Afghanistan

DOD says soldier from Texas died in accident in Afghanistan DOD says soldier from Texas died in accident in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department says a soldier has died after a vehicle accident that occurred in Afghanistan. DOD says soldier from Texas died in accident in Afghanistan DOD says soldier from Texas […]

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Asia Today: Australia's Victoria state reports 74 new cases

Asia Today: Australia's Victoria state reports 74 new cases Asia Today: Australia’s Victoria state reports 74 new cases MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded 74 new coronavirus cases after announcing a record 108 new infections on Saturday. Asia Today: Australia’s Victoria state reports 74 new cases Asia Today: […]

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Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protest

Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protest Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protest SEATTLE (AP) — A 27-year-old man drove a car onto a closed freeway in Seattle early Saturday and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, critically injuring two women, officials said. Police: […]

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Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters Total Share 0 Email0Facebook0Twitter0Google plus0X Reddit0 Linkedin0 […]

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Nebraska Promise makes college a reality for Kearney mother

Nebraska Promise makes college a reality for Kearney mother KEARNEY – Tina Smets is a busy mother of three. She works nights at the Alley Rose restaurant in Kearney, opposite of her husband Aaron’s schedule at the local Baldwin Filters plant so they can save money on child care. Tina Smets will attend UNK this […]

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Sasse Statement on 4th of July

Sasse Statement on 4th of July Lincoln, NE — U.S. Senator Ben Sasse released the following statement in celebration of our nation’s founding. “Our founders in signing the Declaration of Independence said something unique throughout all of human history: our rights come from God, not government. That’s the truth we celebrate this weekend. It’s also […]

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Florida Kicks Off 4th Of July With Another COVID-19 Record As Global Total Tops 11 Million: Live Updates

Florida Kicks Off 4th Of July With Another COVID-19 Record As Global Total Tops 11 Million: Live Updates Florida Kicks Off 4th Of July With Another COVID-19 Record As Global Total Tops 11 Million: Live Updates Florida Kicks Off 4th Of July With Another COVID-19 Record As Global Total Tops 11 Million: Live Updates […]

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The Dis-United States Of America

The Dis-United States Of America The Dis-United States Of America The Dis-United States Of America Tyler Durden Sat, 07/04/2020 – 11:35 Submitted by GEFIRA, We all remember those shots. American troops are entering Baghdad. A tank stops somewhere in the city, cautiously, in the vicinity of a Saddam Hussein monument. After a few minutes […]

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Jim McKee: Story of Omaha's post office

Jim McKee: Story of Omaha's post office Jim McKee: Story of Omaha’s post office A post office building built to last 1,000 years didn’t even make to 100. Jim McKee: Story of Omaha’s post office Jim McKee: Story of Omaha's post office Total Share 0 Email0Facebook0Twitter0Google plus0X Reddit0 Linkedin0 Stumbleupon0

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Protesters Return to St. Louis Area Where Couple Drew Guns in Widely Spread Pictures

Protesters Return to St. Louis Area Where Couple Drew Guns in Widely Spread Pictures Protesters Return to St. Louis Area Where Couple Drew Guns in Widely Spread Pictures ST. LOUIS — Several hundred protesters made a peaceful return trip Friday to the St. Louis mansion owned by a white couple whose armed defense of […]

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Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protests

Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protests Police: 2 women hit by car on Seattle highway amid protests SEATTLE (AP) — A 27-year-old man drove a white Jaguar onto a closed freeway in Seattle early Saturday and barreled through a panicked crowd of protesters, injuring two women, officials said. Police: […]

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(Audio) “Chat with the Chancellor” with UNL Chancellor, Dr. Ronnie Green – July 4, 2020

(Audio) “Chat with the Chancellor” with UNL Chancellor, Dr. Ronnie Green – July 4, 2020 Brandon Benitz continues his “Chat with the Chancellor” series here in the Summer 2020 semester.  He’s once again joined by a special guest, Dr. Ronnie Green, the Chancellor of University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This week, Chancellor Green chats about the plans […]

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