An inmate at the Community Correctional Center-Omaha escaped Sunday night.
The 32-year-old man had forced his girlfriend to drive a vehicle from Elk Creek toward Lincoln, Sheriff Terry Wagner said, and the woman stopped the car near 120th Street and Nebraska 2 before fleeing on foot.
Sunday's shooting marks the second this year at Seacrest Field, where a 17-year-old boy suffered a grazing gunshot wound in May. It's unclear if the cases are related, said the police, who offered few details on the latest shooting.
In April and May, the city spent $278,030 on police overtime over the course of four, two-week pay periods, including one period when the payments totaled $85,419.
A 74-year-old Lincoln man who was reported missing Sunday has been found safe, according to the Lincoln Police Department.
Police say a 19-year-old man and 24-year-old woman, both from Lincoln, are in critical condition.
Guadalupe DeLaCruz turned himself into the Nemaha County Sheriff's Office early Friday morning, nearly a week after a shooting last weekend in the 1200 block of Sixth Street in Peru, the state patrol said.
The 52-year-old man was atop his rolled-over vehicle with his legs pinned inside the car's wheel well when deputies responded to the crash at around 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Sheriff Terry Wagner said.
"The facts are what they are. This is dangerous stuff," U.S. District Judge John Gerrard said.
Police were dispatched at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday to the 2000 block of Surfside Drive, where they found Tammy Ward's 2009 Toyota Corolla was involved in a single-vehicle crash, the department said.
The 32-year-old denied to deputies that he intended to sell or deliver the marijuana, instead claiming it was for personal use, Lancaster County Sheriff's deputies said in court records.
The 37-year-old had been wanted since a search warrant served on his hotel room earlier this month turned up an AR-style rifle that was reported stolen 12 years ago, police said.
The breach involved 507 Nebraskans, according to Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson.
The Lancaster County Attorney's had sought review of a county court judge's decision to suppress the document in Benjamin Rieker's case, a rarely seen move.
The girl's mother told police that she reported the abuse to her on June 13 after the 70-year-old man had been at the family's house that day, police said in court records.
A 47-year-old man who had walked away from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln about a week ago returned on his own Wednesday.
The victim told police he was walking east on E Street near 20th shortly after 11 a.m. June 15 when he saw his alleged attacker running up behind him, police said in court records.
The 38-year-old man was driving north on County Road 800 at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when he began to cross the railroad tracks near U.S. 6, according to the Saline County Sheriff's Office.
It's unclear what petition either group was gathering signatures for. "Could have been the same, could have been opposite sides of the fence. I have no idea," police said.
In total, officers warned, ticketed or arrested 258 motorists or pedestrians along the roadway over the weekend, which ended tragically May 29 when a fiery crash killed two people and injured 20 others.
Assistant City Attorney Rick Tast was acquitted of a misdemeanor trespass charge after prosecutors failed to prove he acted with criminal intent when he entered a northeast Lincoln home last May.
Lincoln Fire & Rescue responded to a fire on the 1000 block of Furnas Avenue at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, but investigators say it likely was not an accident.
The pursuit began near 56th and O, where a trooper saw two motorcycles without license plates and attempted a traffic stop, according to the State Patrol. Both motorcycles fled eastbound at a high rate of speed.
A stolen GMC Envoy that crashed in west Lincoln early Monday was one of at least three taken from east Lincoln overnight, according to police. The car's owner had left the keys inside the unlocked SUV.
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The 22-year-old fled officers and ran into a residential neighborhood where he was later arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and tampering with physical evidence, police said.
At a special meeting last week, the board appointed Gary Olson to serve in the role until the end of the year.
Everette O'Neal is set for sentencing next month, where he is likely to face at least 25 years in prison, given that prosecutors have alleged he is a habitual criminal.
Nebraska State Patrol was made aware that the 13-year-old girl might be driving through Nebraska in a Ford F-150 with a man. Troopers quickly located the vehicle and found the girl hiding inside.
Avid drag racers said they have no place race and are scapegoats for problems on O street, and residents frustrated by the noise and speeding cars expressed their frustrations at a town hall meeting.