Omaha, Douglas County and a community group will unveil a historical marker outside the Douglas County Courthouse, where a Black man was lynched by a white mob in 1919.
Clontarf never was incorporated as a village, but it functioned like one and wielded political clout larger than its 47 acres. There was a lawless element, too.
Raymond Jimenez went missing after he went to a job service center in downtown Lincoln on April 7 and failed to return to prison.
John Mays, 44, did not return to the facility Saturday morning following his shift at work.
Dawnisha Leroy, 26, left the facility Thursday morning to seek employment through a job service in downtown Lincoln.
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird said 39.5% of the county's population 16 and older is fully vaccinated, the best rate among the state's 19 health districts. More than 54% of eligible county residents have received at least one dose of vaccine.
Pah Leh, 59, was found unresponsive in his cell around 4:56 a.m. Sunday morning.
Allen Webster, who went missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln on May 1, 2020, was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Thursday.
A Douglas County sheriff's deputy was taken to Nebraska Medical Center on Friday after his cruiser was struck by a vehicle driven by a distracted driver.
Though less is known about this strain, researchers expect that the current coronavirus vaccines will be effective. The variant is likely to be more contagious, and individuals who have this variant will still test positive for COVID-19.
The wrongful-death lawsuit accused 911 personnel of not taking the woman's call seriously and of being negligent in failing to find her in time to save her life.
Sasse spokesman James Wegmann, reached after the vote, said: "After all the tough talk about censure for another week, the folks mad at Ben couldn’t get enough Nebraskans to show up tonight."
The child was taken to a local hospital, where she was declared dead. Her death remains under investigation.
She says the shoes she was forced to wear by jail officials caused her to fall, breaking her nose, dentures and hand.
David Harrison, 61, began serving his sentence in 1985. He was given a life sentence out of Douglas County for the 1984 shooting of his wife.
The child, who is under 10, is being treated at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C.
A 40-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl were killed in the crash.
There were 643 new cases reported in the last week, topping the record of 476 cases recorded a week ago.
Seventeen students and 18 school staff members have tested positive as of Tuesday night.
County health officials won’t know whether Derryk Ramirez-Lopez’s death can be attributed to COVID-19 until a death certificate indicating the cause of death is filed.
Omaha State Sen. Megan Hunt introduced an amendment to change state law so Douglas County's health director could enact a mask mandate in Omaha.
OMAHA — The Douglas County board has approved a plan to spend $1.85 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to buy a mobile command cent…
The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 1,947, and 714 residents have fully recovered from the virus so far, the department said.
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department announced 10 new confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday, raising th…
The death toll remained at 10, and Lancaster County now has a total of 1,603 cases. The number of recoveries locally is at 479.