Lincoln man charged with child enticement after investigators pose as 13-year-old girl
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A Lincoln man is accused of child enticement after talking with undercover officers in Grand Island and Lincoln. Jason Harig, 49, is charged with one count of child enticement. The charge is a class ID felony. According to an arrest affidavit, someone reached out to a...
Police suspect arson after pickup parked at Lincoln recreation center found with major fire damage
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Police have launched an investigation into an incident that left a pickup truck with major fire damage just south of downtown Lincoln on Sunday. Officers responded to the area of South 13th and F Streets just before 6:50 p.m. after receiving calls about a red Nissan Frontier on fire. The pickup, valued at $7,000, was found with major fire damage parked on the east side of the F Street Rec Center. LPD said the pickup is considered a total loss.
Large grass fire in north Lincoln burns two acres, reignites the next day
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A large grass fire in north Lincoln burned two acres over the weekend and reignited on Monday. Lincoln Fire and Rescue, Southeast Fire, Raymond Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Air Guard battled a large grass fire near North 27th and Superior Streets around 1:30 p.m. LFR said they had several issues while dealing with the fire, including high wind gusts and rough terrain. No individuals were injured due to the fire.
Lincoln family’s home burglarized and car stolen days after devastating fire
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A Lincoln family is picking up the pieces nearly a month after a fire destroyed parts of their home. The home near South 27th Street went up in flames on Feb. 7 around 7 p.m. Caitlin Aguilar, the homeowner’s daughter and resident at the home said...
Remaining mild with a few rain chances
The first half of the week is looking dry, but some decent rain chances are coming our way late Wednesday into Thursday. Temperatures will continue to be above average this week, but it’ll be a little cooler than recent days. A quick return to near normal low temperatures is...
Nebraska woman arrested for mult. drug charges in western Ky.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Authorities in McCracken County, Kentucky arrested a woman from Lincoln, Nebraska for several drug-related charges just after midnight on Sunday. According to the McCracken Co. Sheriff’s Office, at around 12:30 a.m. on March 3, deputies were called to perform a welfare check on a vehicle sitting off the roadway on Benton Road across from Southern Pride Truck Stop. The vehicle was a 2021 Toyota Rav4 being driven by 25-year-old Destiny L. Bloxton Shumaker.
Local Mickle Middle School Announces New Rules and Upcoming Events for Students and Families
On Tuesday, March 5th, Mickle Middle School released several updates for its students and families, especially those in the 6th grade. The school, which shares updates via Facebook and platform X, introduced new rules about food and beverage consumption and storage. Students can only have water in the classroom, lunch should be stored in a lunch box or container in lockers, and overnight storage of food or beverages in lockers is not allowed. A locker clean-out is scheduled for Wednesday, March 6th.
Lexington man sentenced for methamphetamine distribution
LINCOLN — United States Attorney Susan Lehr announced that David Murcia-Retana, 21, of Lexington, was sentenced on Feb. 27, 2024, in federal court in Lincoln, for distribution of five grams or more of methamphetamine. Senior United States District Judge John M. Gerrard sentenced Murcia-Retana to 60- months’ imprisonment. There...
Drug trafficker sentenced following joint operation by multiple agencies in Dawson County
Jean Ferrer Leyva-Pazos, 21, of Sinaloa, Mexico, was sentenced on Friday in federal court in Lincoln for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and fentanyl.
Lincoln Police Arrest Man After Chase
Police in Lincoln arrested a man Sunday after a potential domestic incident turned into a chase. Officers were notified of the victim being dropped off along Route 99 just after 11 a.m. When police gave chase, the driver, identified as Eric Tipple crashed his vehicle while trying to take the...
There’s no hiding the excitement of calving time
Right this very minute down on the farm, I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it! I’m about to start calving and I think I like it! And I know, I know, I know I want to. It is getting close to the time of year when we will start calving. Usually by the second week in March we start seeing the happy, bouncy calves running in the lots, and by the first of May we are getting them moved to hopefully greener pastures so they can spend the summer checking out grasses, ponds and the pasture.
How to Watch Michigan Wolverines vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Live Stream or on TV
The Michigan Wolverines (8-22, 3-16 Big Ten) will try to stop a seven-game losing streak when they host the Nebraska Cornhuskers (21-9, 11-8 Big Ten) on March 10, 2024 at Crisler Center. In its most recent game, Michigan lost to Ohio State on Sunday, 84-61. Its top scorer was Dug...
Nebraska men's basketball rolls on senior day
LINCOLN, Neb. — Press release courtesy of Nebraska Athletics:. Keisei Tominaga scored seven of his team-high 18 points in a span of 48 seconds in the second half, as Nebraska held off Rutgers, 67-56, Sunday evening. Tominaga, making his final regular-season appearance at Pinnacle Bank Arena, took over after...
Cyberattack on Change Healthcare has scammers targeting Nebraska patients
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A recent cyberattack on Change Healthcare has resulted in scammers targeting Nebraska patients. Bryan Health has received multiple reports of scammers reaching out to patients claiming to be representatives from hospitals across Nebraska and surrounding areas. Scammers are reportedly telling patients they’re entitled to a full refund if they provide them with a credit card number.
‘Honky Tonk Man’ Dwight Yoakam coming to Lincoln
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A “Honky Tonk Man” is gearing up for a performance in Lincoln later this year. Grammy Award-winning artist Dwight Yoakam is coming to Pinewood Bowl Theater on Aug. 9. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. More information can be found on...
Everything Steve Pikiell said after Rutgers' loss to Nebraska
Rutgers dropped another Big Ten road game with a 67-56 loss to Nebraska at Pinnacle Bank Arena tonight. The Scarlet Knights trailed by as many as 17 points at times but cut it down to a six-point game with seven minutes remaining before Nebraska pulled away for the win. Jeremiah Williams had a team-high 14 points in the win, while Gavin Griffiths had 10 points and Antwone Woolfolk had nine points and nine rebounds off the bench.
Culinary Adventure in Lincoln: 3 Modern American Cuisine Spots to Explore
In this article, we explore three examples of modern American cuisine in Lincoln. Have you had the opportunity to sample any of these culinary delights? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Big Ten Men’s Basketball Bracketology: It’s closing time
We are in for a wild week to close the Big Ten regular season. There are quite a few crucial matchups in the next seven days for teams on this list. Purdue, now holding a share of a second Big Ten regular season championship in a row, concludes against the next two teams on this list: A hungry Illinois and a spiraling Wisconsin. The Illini face Iowa in the finale, as the Hawkeyes look to jumpstart a Big Ten Tournament run that could squeeze them into the Big Dance. And Michigan State and Northwestern, vying for similar seeding projections, will get their chance at a significant final statement.
Wahoo basketball player recovers from PANS disorder
WAHOO, Neb. — There are many reasons a child's behavior might change, like big life adjustments or traumatic situations. But some doctors say it could be the direct result of something else, like an infection or physical illness. A disorder called Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, or PANS, put a...