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Guest injured by giraffe at Lincoln Children’s Zoo

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A guest was injured by a giraffe at Lincoln Children’s Zoo Saturday, according to a Facebook post from the Zoo. The statement from the Zoo said the incident happened at the outdoor giraffe feeding deck. For now, the Zoo says the giraffe herd will remain...
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Multi-vehicle crash closing O street from 33rd to 40th street

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- The Lincoln Police are investigating a multiple vehicle accident near 37th and O street. O street will be closed in both directions for the next few hours spanning from 33rd street to 40th street. Avoid the area so officers can continue their investigations and get the crash cleaned up.

BREAKING: Victim Identified In Friday Night Stabbing Death

LINCOLN—(KFOR July 2)—Lincoln Police on Saturday afternoon released the identity of the victim, who was stabbed and soon died Friday night in an alleyway near 27th and Dudley. According to a news release to KFOR News, police say 26-year-old Austin Gress of Lincoln was stabbed during a fight...

Lincoln Children's Zoo visitor injured at outdoor giraffe feeding deck

LINCOLN, Neb. — According to the Lincoln Children's Zoo, a guest sustained an injury while visiting the outdoor giraffe feeding deck on Saturday. The zoo said a member of their giraffe herd caused the injury. Through Monday, July 4, the giraffe herd will remain inside and off-exhibit. Zoo personnel...

Spook the dog passes away after he returns to family

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -A happy moment turned bittersweet as Spook the dog passed away on Saturday. Spook went missing two years ago after he didn’t come back to the house following his owner’s birthday party. On Monday Dawn VanArsdale, the owner’s daughter, found Spook after her co-worker saw Spook’s photo on a veterinarian’s Facebook page.

Saturday DUI crash in Sarpy County critically injures two people

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. — The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash involving two vehicles around 3:31 p.m. on Saturday. The crash was on Hwy 50, just north of Hwy 31. Officers said that 28-year-old Trey Roberts, the driver who caused the accident, fled the scene on foot,...

Lincoln man paints flag on lawn for Fourth of July

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -One Lincoln man is taking his love for America and turning it into art. Stan Roberts lives in south Lincoln. He painted a built-to-scale American flag in his lawn. It measures 45 feet by 25 feet. This is the third year Roberts has painted this flag. He preps the grass at least three weeks before he paints it.

Lincoln police investigating a fatal Friday night stabbing

LINCOLN, Neb. — Officers are investigating a stabbing that happened Friday night in Lincoln. Lincoln police were called to the scene at 8:57 p.m., near North 27th and Dudley streets. The caller reported hearing screams before heading toward the area where the male stabbing victim was located with critical...

Arkansas lands commitment from Nebraska pitcher Koty Frank

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas dipped into the transfer portal Saturday to add an arm talent to next season's pitching staff. Nebraska pitcher Koty Frank announced on Twitter that he will be joining the Razorbacks for the 2022-2023 season, his graduate senior year. In his announcement, Frank said: "I am...

Fremont swimmer brings home gold, bronze from Special Olympics

FREMONT, Neb. — Henry Bishop is not your average 17-year-old. The Fremont native took home gold and bronze medals during June's U.S. Special Olympics in Orlando, Florida. Bishop was one of 35 athletes and four swimmers representing Nebraska during the games. He won gold in the 200 meter freestyle, bronze in the 4x50 meter relay and finished seventh in the 100 meter freestyle.
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Abortion ruling rouses Democrats in Nebraska special election

Nebraska’s first election following the U.S. Supreme Court’s abortion ruling offered an eye-opening glimpse of the issue’s power to drive voters and affect political outcomes. True, Republican state Sen. Mike Flood of Norfolk won Tuesday’s special election to fill Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District seat, as expected....