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Task force recommends adding seventh full-size LPS high school, alternative grad requirements

Lincoln Public Schools should build a full-size school with all the amenities offered at the existing high schools — a more cost-effective … Read more

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Nebraskans at center of protests, alleged crimes at NRA lobbyist's home

An attorney for a National Rifle Association lobbyist Tuesday said recent protests at the home of Chris Cox in Alexandria, Virginia, earlier this month were coordinated to take place with a court appearance by a Lincoln woman accused of vandalizing … Read more

Fleetwood Mac returning to Lincoln this fall

Fleetwood Mac is coming back. Read more

Stock up: Five Huskers who improved their standing during spring ball

With spring football wrapped up officially on Monday, Nebraska head coach Scott Frost and the staff are beginning individual meetings with each player to discuss where he stands entering the summer. Read more

Breath-test issue prompts questions about DUIs in Lincoln, elsewhere in Nebraska

A certification issue with the breath tests used on suspected drunk drivers across Nebraska has led several counties, including Lancaster, to pursue blood samples in all DUI cases. Read more

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Mugshots from the county jail: 4-25-2018

Mugshots taken in the last 48 hours Read more

NRA endorses Ricketts, Evnen, Murante

The National Rifle Association on Wednesday endorsed Gov. Pete Ricketts in his bid for re-election along with Bob Evnen for secretary of state and Sen. John Murante for state treasurer. Read more

Cleanup of oil plume in West Haymarket expected to continue for 6 more months

The West Haymarket Joint Public Agency is still sucking petroleum product out of the ground near Canopy Lofts, the last of the environmental cleanup work on land that used to be a railyard. Read more

2 arrested after 2-state chase that began in Bellevue; Iowa trooper hurt in crash

BELLEVUE — Authorities say a police chase that began in suburban Omaha and wound south through southwest Iowa ended with a crash and the arrests of two people. Read more

Southeast Nebraska neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published in today's edition of the The Lincoln Journal Star. Read more

Lincoln man who did time for murder goes back to prison for shooting his neighbor

A judge called a Lincoln man dangerous Tuesday before giving him 30 to 40 years in prison for shooting his neighbor last November after an argument over religion and race escalated and the man called him a coward. Read more

Details emerge about LPS science focus program's new home at zoo

Tigers, giraffes and cheetahs aren’t the only creatures getting new space at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Read more

Water for Food Institute connecting Nebraska expertise with the world

Picture the 4-H exhibits displayed proudly at the Nebraska State Fair and the crowds humming along through rows and rows of colorful and creative works. Read more



Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Southeast Nebraska need to know before they decide.


Safe stair climbing for Southeast Nebraska seniors

Live independently in your multi-story home without the fear of falling.