As former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in the death of George Floyd, law enforcement leaders in Illinois, …
Omaha police monitored activists’ social media posts and events, planted undercover officers at a sidewalk chalk-drawing protest and even tracked birthday party plans for a Black protest organizer.
A federal lawsuit alleges there was "no reasonable basis" for law enforcement to fire at the people who were gathered on the sidewalk during last summer's racial justice protests.
As part of the settlement, city officials agreed to drop all charges against the protesters and revise city ordinances to provide more protection for protests.
Six months after protests for justice for George Floyd were coopted by violent actors, new details about the unrest emerged publicly for the f…
The sheriff's office says it now knows the man who made the viral posting was a 33-year-old registered Republican who lives in Lincoln.
Video captured a man in a Deadpool costume smashing windows with a hammer, breaking 13, and continuing around the corner, still swinging, at the building at 1128 Lincoln Mall.
The lawsuit accuses Omaha police of using excessive force when they responded to protests against police brutality and racial injustice earlier this year.
Installed on the Millwork Commons building in north downtown, the glowing yellow mural features a stylized drawing of 7-year-old Zuri Jensen, fist held high, holding a sign emblazoned with HOPE.
After he received Jake Gardner's death certificate, Douglas County District Judge James Gleason dismissed the grand jury's indictment of Gardner.
It's been months since Adam Keup was shot with pepper balls while observing a protest in Omaha. The 24-year-old still feels the physical and mental repercussions of that night.
“Mr. Kleine has earned the public trust and deserves better from his own party," Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert said.
At a Wednesday news conference with state GOP leaders, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine announced he had registered as a Republican.
The organization hasn't completely ruled out whether it might continue to explore similar strategies in Lincoln.
A resolution passed during a meeting Saturday of Nebraska Democrats criticizes Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine for his comments about an Omaha man fatally shot during a Black Lives Matter protest.
“Never have we had a prosecutor so cowardly dehumanize and demoralize a victim,” James Scurlock II said. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine fired back, saying he doesn’t consider Scurlock a victim.
The night James Scurlock was shot and killed by bar owner Jake Gardner, Gardner and other people sat inside his downtown bar with a shotgun and three handguns, discussing how they would deal with looters.
A grand jury on Tuesday charged Jake Gardner, 38, with four felonies: manslaughter, attempted first-degree assault, making terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony. If convicted, he could face up to 95 years in prison.
David D. Mitchell, who is a candidate for Omaha City Council, was booked Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault of a minor.
Under the guidance of a special prosecutor, grand jurors will ask questions, review evidence and determine whether Jake Gardner should face charges in James Scurlock's death.
Three sources with knowledge of what occurred said the officer fired a pepper ball gun at a protester’s genital area and later bragged about it. In addition, the sources said, he was not certified to use a pepper ball gun.