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Two Lincoln men arrested after 20-minute chase near Denton

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Two Lincoln men were arrested Tuesday after leading officers on a 20-minute chase near Denton, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says. Around 3:47 p.m., a caller had reported a BMW near 56th Street and Claire Avenue for suspicious activity. When deputies arrived in the...
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Lincoln Teen Accused Of Damaging $30,000 Vehicle

Lincoln Police say a neighbor called to report a suspicious person in an alley in the 4300 block of Touzalin Avenue around 5:15 Monday morning. “A neighbor called police to report a teenage male was trying to use a screwdriver to start a vehicle,” says LPD Sergeant Chris Vollmer. “Officers arrived on scene and observed a 2003 Ford Mustang Cobra, valued at $30,000, parked in the alley with the steering column removed and two screwdrivers on the front seat.”

Lincoln Crime Stoppers: LPD needs help apprehending 2 autos

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln Police Department is dealing with a pair of cases, unrelated, that involve blue vehicles. Starting on May 11th, police need help finding the truck involved in a hit and run accident that happened just in front of the Lancaster County Courthouse. When one car stopped for a construction worker in the road, the truck in question didn’t stop. In fact, the truck hit the car, and then turned down Centennial Mall, driving the wrong way. Police are looking for what they believe to be a blue 2007-13 Toyota Tundra. The truck has a black hood and bed cover, black wheels, a trailer hitch, and has in-transit tags.

Two Men Caught With Stolen Catalytic Converters Close To a Dairy Farm

LINCOLN–(KFOR May 18)–Two Lincoln men are in jail, after deputies on Tuesday afternoon found four stolen catalytic converters near a dairy farm in the area of SW 56th and West Pioneers. Lancaster County Chief Deputy Ben Houchin says a suspicious vehicle was seen by a neighbor and it...

Stove fire causes $5,000 in damage to Lincoln home

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Lincoln Fire & Rescue responded to house fire in northwest Lincoln Tuesday afternoon. According to LFR, the residents of a home in the Belmont neighborhood had a stove fire earlier in the day and thought they extinguished it, but heat from the fire had warmed wood members and burned floor joists.

The Old West Lives In The Oldest Bars In South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota

The Oldest Bar in South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota. Here's your chance to have a drink in the very same bar where Buffalo Bill Cody may have gone on a toot. Or have lunch in the same building that pioneers may have gotten in their cups ta before heading out to the Great Plaines. From South Dakota to Iowa, Minnesota, and Nebraska the Old West lives on in local taverns and bars.

Michigan State baseball team off to Nebraska

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Michigan State’s baseball team is off to Nebraska for the final three game series of the regular season. The Spartans face the Cornhuskers in single games Thursday through Saturday. MSU has a 23-28 season record after dropping a non league game at Michigan Tuesday night 11-8. The Spartans are 7-14 in Big Ten play and are considered a longshot to make the eight team Big Ten tournament.
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Kearney Regional's Adrienne Olson promoted to Lincoln

KEARNEY — Adrienne Olson, the chief nursing officer and clinical services executive at Kearney Regional Medical Center, has been named the organization’s new chief nursing officer at Bryan Health in Lincoln, effective Aug. 8. She succeeds Lisa Vail, who transitions to a new chief nursing officer role for...

LFR Crews Find Smoldering Fire In Wall Of North Lincoln House

Lincoln Firefighters found a fire smoldering in the walls of a home near 9th and Superior early Tuesday afternoon. LFR’S Nancy Crist says the residents reported they had a stovetop fire earlier in the day and thought it was completely extinguished. “Fire crews got to the kitchen and felt...

Madonna Ready To Celebrate Largest Expansion In History

After nearly two years of anticipation, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals is ready to celebrate its new, three-story patient wing addition on Thursday, May 19. The ribbon cutting event serves as a major milestone in the $57 million Lincoln Campus expansion and renovation project, the largest in campus history. “Simply put, the expansion will create a state-of-the-art campus that truly reflects Madonna’s national reputation of excellence in the science and medicine of rehabilitation,” says Dr. Paul Dongilli, Madonna’s President and CEO. “It will affirm Madonna’s position as a recognized leader in world-class rehabilitation and an anchor of health care in the state of Nebraska.”

Nebraska golf transfer Nelko commits to Creighton

(Omaha) -- The Creighton golf program landed Nebraska transfer Tristan Nelko on Wednesday. Nelko played the last four seasons in Lincoln, where he averaged 76.48 strokes per round with a career-best 74.17 average last season. View the full release from Creighton athletics here.

Niskithe Prayer Camp takes to Lincoln City Hall

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – “We’re not going away”. That’s been the rally cry at the Niskethe Prayer Camp for more than two weeks. Although they broke camp Wednesday morning, the ongoing ideas behind the prayer camp will never be broken. “We’ll have a series of...

Stove fire leaves Lincoln home with $5,000 worth of damage

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A stove fire left a Lincoln home with $5,000 worth of structural damage, Lincoln Fire & Rescue says. Just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, crews were sent to a house near Southwest 9th and West Burnham Streets on a report of a fire. When the crews...