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Nebraska Football Player Suspended For 2022 Season: Fans React

Scott Frost just can't catch a break. One of his starters on the offensive line will miss the entire 2022 season because of a suspension. Nebraska starting offensive lineman Nouredin Nouili announced this Saturday that he's been suspended for the entire 2022 season. Nouili failed a drug test and has...
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Kearney nurse gets prison for smuggling drugs in dirty laundry

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A nurse working at the Grand Island Veteran’s Home was caught using laundry carts to smuggle drugs to the Nebraska State Penitentiary. The U.S. Attorney’s office said Friday that Jane Valenzuela, 53, Kearney, was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine, Marijuana and K2.
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Nebraska lineman Nouredin Nouili announces ineligibility due to failed drug test

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A Husker lineman announced on Saturday that they are ineligible for the 2022 football season due to a failed drug test. "This spring I was informed by the NCAA that due to a failed drug test I am ineligible for the 2022 season. I'd like to apologize to my family, teammates, coaches and Husker fans for my error in judgment. It is an honor to be a part of this football program and represent this University and I do not take that responsibility lightly. Thanks to Coach Frost, our athletic and university administration for allowing me to continue to be part of the program in 2022. I look forward to returning to the field to represent Nebraska in 2023. Go Big Red!"
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Trespassing leads to an arrest in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Lincoln Police Department arrested a 60-year-old man who was trespassing on a property for terroristic threats. LPD said officers were sent to 1111 O Street at 2:10 p.m. on June 23. Officers said they made contact with 60-year-old Bernard Anderson who was sleeping next to the...

LPD: Loaded firearm found outside north Lincoln apartment

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Police Department says a loaded firearm was found on the ground outside of an apartment complex in north Lincoln. On Thursday, around 1:15 p.m. police were dispatched to an apartment complex off N 14th Street and Hilltop Road on a report of a found firearm.

Arrest Made Connected to Recent Larceny Cases in Waverly

WAVERLY–(KFOR June 24)–An update to at least four larceny cases reported in Waverly earlier in the week, where deputies have made an arrest. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner on Friday said that 28-year-old Dennis Thompson, a transient, who was seen using stolen credit cards from one of the vehicles at a Waverly gas station. He was then arrested and put in jail.

Loaded handgun found at Lincoln apartment complex

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Lincoln resident found a loaded handgun lying on the ground at the apartment complex near North 14th Street and Hilltop Road. The resident turned the gun into the Bridgeport apartment office and called the Lincoln Police Department. When officers arrived, they found that the...
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Inmate missing from community correctional facility

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha. Tyler Williams left the facility Friday morning. He removed the electronic monitoring device he was wearing. It was recovered by facility staff near N 20th and Locust in Omaha. Williams...

The cooler/less humid pattern is finally here

After a soggy start, the second half of the day fared off on a drier note. A cold front passage early Saturday is resulting in a cooler and less humid air mass arriving into the area. While some started to feel the effects of the lower humidity Saturday afternoon, all...

Waverly Man Arrested Following Several Vehicle Break-Ins

A 28 year old man has been arrested in connection with one of four theft from vehicle cases this week in Waverly. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says 28 year old Dennis Thompson was spotted using credit cards taken from the vehicle at a gas station and was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

Sunday Forecast: Pleasant with cooler conditions

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Saturday’s cold front will be knocking down temperatures and bringing drier weather for the next few days. The pleasant and breezy conditions will persist through the rest of the weekend. High pressure starts to build in on Monday... causing temperatures to start to warm back up again.

Waverly Man Injured In Thursday Night Crash

LINCOLN–(KFOR June 24)–A rollover crash Thursday night near 162nd and Fletcher leaves a 52-year-old Waverly man in the hospital with serious injuries. “He was ejected and when he came down, the vehicle was already on its top,” according to Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner. He says one of Sean Gleason’s legs were also trapped in one of the wheel wells.

Waverly Man Seriously Hurt In Rollover Crash

A 52 year old Waverly man was seriously hurt after his vehicle went off the road and overturned in a field near 162nd and Fletcher around Thursday night. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says 52 year old Sean Gleason lost control, went off Fletcher Avenue and overturned around 9:15. “The vehicle was upside down in the field and he’s on top of the upside down vehicle with his leg trapped in a wheel well.”