LPD cruiser struck in crash near 16th and K Streets

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A Lincoln Police cruiser was struck in a crash Saturday morning. According to LPD, A cruiser was going eastbound on K Street, approaching 16th Street at around 1:30 a.m. When the LPD cruiser went through a green light, another vehicle went through the red light and struck a secondary vehicle. The secondary vehicle then struck the LPD cruiser.
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Local dog rescue seeing “flood of dogs” this summer

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Karl Skinner of Nebraska No Kill Canine Rescue has dedicated his life to rescuing dogs and helping them find forever homes. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a boom in rescue rates, but that trend has reversed with people going back to work. “Last summer, at this...
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Take a look at these homes on the Lincoln market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Tim Traudt, M: 402-499-1770,, - Come live in one of the up and coming fastest growing neighborhoods in Northeast Lincoln! This home

LPD Find Drugs, Knife And Hatchet Inside Man’s Vehicle

A 38 year old man is facing charges after Lincoln Police found him in a running vehicle while doing security checks around 4:00 a.m. Thursday while doing security checks of apartment complexes in the area of SW 26th and W South Street. Officers were in that area due to a number of thefts from autos and burglaries.

Wildfire smoke causes hazy conditions on Saturday

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Saturday featured plenty of haze across Lincoln. The haze was clearly evident on the Honda of Lincoln around 6:30 PM Saturday. The culprit behind the haze is smoke from ongoing wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and Canada being transported to Nebraska by the wind. It is these smoke particles that obscured visibility across much of Nebraska on Saturday.

LPD: Delivery driver threatened while delivering pizza

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Officers with the Lincoln Police Department are investigating after a worker says she was threatened while delivering a pizza. Around 2 a.m. on Friday, police were called to Boss’s Pizza, off 11th Street and Saunders Avenue, on a report of an assault. A woman who works...
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LLCHD reports another COVID-19 death

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) --The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reported another COVID-19 death on Friday. A woman in her 20′s, who was hospitalized, has passed away. This would be the youngest person who’s died from COVID in Lancaster County since the pandemic started. This increases the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 243.
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Part of North 48th Street to close for construction Monday

A portion of North 48th Street will be closed for pavement repairs beginning Monday. Starting at 8 a.m., 48th Street will close between Cornhusker Highway and Superior Street, according to a news release from Lincoln Transportation and Utilities. The work is scheduled to be completed by Aug. 16. Signs will...

Ricketts to end pandemic executive orders July 30

LINCOLN, Neb. — Executive orders made by Gov. Pete Ricketts are scheduled to expire Friday at 11:59 p.m. This comes one month after the Coronavirus State of Emergency ended. Executive Order 20-37 will end, which will allow people training to be healthcare workers to do that training in-person, or as required, which they weren't able to do during the pandemic.
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Local bakery sells pride cupcakes in support of the LGBTQ community

LINCOLN, Neb. — A local bakery is showing their support for the LBGTQ community following the cancellation of the drag queen story hour at the Lincoln Children's Museum. Butterfly Bakery in Lincoln sold pride cupcakes on Saturday with all proceeds going towards "OutNebraska," the original event host. Co-owner Jenn Dom...
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Jury deliberates Lincoln man's murder case for downtown shooting last year

In closing arguments Friday, the prosecution and defense at Marcus Winston's murder trial offered starkly different versions of the fight that ended with Timothy Montgomery fatally shot outside a downtown Lincoln bar. On one side, Deputy Lancaster County Attorney Amy Goodro described what happened at 1:30 a.m. March 15, 2020,...
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Helicopter called to Nebraska City area accident

A two vehicle accident on I Road (Old Highway 2) on the morning of Wednesday, July 28 led to a Dunbar man being transported from the scene via medical helicopter. The Dunbar man, 58-year-old Richard Sitzman, was traveling east bound down I Road at the intersection of County Road 52 when his 1987 Chrysler LeBaron collided with a south bound truck driven by 47-year-old Christopher Barnes from Ashland.

POLL: Would you eat at a restaurant that required proof of vaccination?

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Would you eat at a restaurant that required you to prove you’re vaccinated against COVID-19? Danny Meyer, founder of Shake Shack and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, says it’ll be a requirement at some of the restaurants the group operates — although Shake Shack is currently not among them.

UPDATE: EMA for 14-year-old canceled

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Nebraska State Patrol says the child has been found and is being returned home. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————- An Endangered Missing Advisory has been activated to determine the whereabouts of a Nebraska teen. The Mccook Police Department is attempting to locate 14-year-old Zoey Kain. Kain is described as...

Hickman Area Community Foundation Fund holds third annual golf event

LINCOLN – On July 16, the Hickman Area Community Foundation Fund hosted its third annual golf tournament at Hidden Valley Golf Course in Lincoln. The event started at 9 a.m. with the first teams teeing off and lasted all throughout the day with prizes awarded for various shots on every hole. For example, prizes were won for longest drive, longest […]