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Intruder locks himself in bedroom of Lincoln boy, police say

An intruder suspected of being high on methamphetamine barricaded himself in a bedroom with an 8-year-old boy, a Lincoln police spokeswoman… Read more

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State senator, longtime soldier returns to world sniper competition

Tom Brewer, the soldier senator who was elected to the Legislature in 2016 following a 36-year military career that included a series of sniper shooting championships, is going back into action in Bulgaria later this month. Read more

LES bills to go up for smallest users and down for big users

People who live in small apartments and little houses will likely see their electric bills go up next year, under the Lincoln Electric System's proposed rates, though the city-owned utility is not raising the actual energy use rates. Read more

Steven M. Sipple: Nebraska's 'iffy' practice begs a question: Where's the urgency?

Turns out, there was a good reason for Husker head coach Scott Frost's salty session with media following Thursday morning's practice. Read more

Photos: Hidden art in Nebraska

Nebraska artists find their pallets where they can, disguising brick with art, granting grace to the alleyways, both metro and rural, that become their hidden canvases.   Read more

Bid and Buy Online Auction Sept 2018

Save up to 50% on products and services from local businesses. Place your bid today! Read more

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LIVE: Nebraska coaches, players address media after big weekend in Husker sports

Husker head coach Scott Frost and players address the media, looking ahead to Saturday's visit from Purdue following a rough weekend in Michigan. NU men's basketball coach Tim Miles and volleyball coach John Cook will speak first. Read more

Mugshots from Lancaster County jail, 09-24-2018

Mugshots taken in the last 48 hours Read more

Crete woman identified as victim of Interstate 80 crash

A 22-year-old Crete woman has been identified as the person who died when her SUV crashed on Interstate 80 early Sunday west of downtown Lincoln. Read more

Women-only honor flight takes 135 veterans from Nebraska to D.C.

OMAHA — Since 2008, Bill and Evonne Williams have taken more than 3,500 veterans to Washington, D.C., on honor flights. Read more

Woman's body found in ravine near Fremont; man arrested

OMAHA — Authorities say a man paroled in June is suspected of killing an Omaha woman and dumping her body in a ravine near Fremont. Read more

1 woman dies after fire at senior living apartment complex

PLATTSMOUTH — One person has died after a fire at a senior living apartment complex in eastern Nebraska. Read more

SCC Beatrice makes progress on new residence hall

BEATRICE — Despite a soggy September, Southeast Community College's Beatrice campus is making progress on a new residence hall set to be ready by next fall. Read more

Even with roster changes, Nebraska volleyball team has won a lot over last 365 days

In 2017, the Nebraska volleyball team had something of a rebuilding year after the Huskers graduated three All-Americans from the previous season, albeit a rebuilding year where the team still returned an All-American setter in Kelly Hunter, and end… Read more



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