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TRUCK BURNS IN LAUREL NEBRASKA AT SCENE OF ELM STREET TRAGEDY

THE SUSPECT ACCUSED IN THE DEATHS OF FOUR PEOPLE IN LAUREL, NEBRASKA LAST WEEK REMAINS HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERE BURNS IN A LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER. THE NEBRASKA STATE PATROL SAYS THERE ARE NO UPDATES IN THE CONDITION OF 42-YEAR-OLD JASON JONES. JONES IS FACING SEVERAL CHARGES INCLUDING FOUR COUNTS OF FIRST-DEGREE...
LAUREL, NE
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Police obtain Facebook DMs between Nebraska teen, mom facing charges for abortion

A Nebraska mother and her teenage daughter are facing criminal charges following the teen's abortion in April in a case where police obtained their Facebook messages about the abortion through a search warrant, according to published reports.The Lincoln Journal Star reported that then 17-year-old Celeste Burgess and her mother, 41-year-old Jessica Burgess, were charged in early June after Jessica Burgess allegedly helped her daughter abort, burn and bury her fetus. Celeste is being tried as an adult in the case.The Norfolk Police Department originally charged both with removing, concealing or abandoning a dead human body -- a felony -- concealing...
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Facebook gave teen’s private messages about alleged abortion to Nebraska police

Meta gave police access to private Facebook messages that allegedly detailed a Nebraska teen’s plans to get an illegal abortion, bolstering local authorities’ cases against the girl and her mother.  Mark Zuckerberg’s social-networking giant — which has promised to cover travel costs for its own employees looking to access abortions following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade — complied with a search warrant from Norfolk, Nebraska police in early June, according to court records obtained by The Post.  The parent of Facebook and Instagram handed over the records just weeks before the high court’s ruling — and weeks before...
NORFOLK, NE
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Timeline of events for Nebraska quadruple homicide

LAUREL, Neb. (KCAU) — A man is accused of killing four people on Thursday in Laurel, Nebraska. Jason Jones, 42, of Laurel, was taken into custody the day after emergency services responded to a report of an explosion early Thursday morning. Officials found four individuals who were deceased, along with evidence that was stated to link the crime to Jones, according to the documents.
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Pierce enacts mandatory watering restrictions

The city of Pierce is implementing mandatory lawn-watering restrictions immediately. Addresses whose last number is even can water on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Addresses whose last number is odd can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. No one is permitted to water on Sundays. Anyone found to be in violation...
PIERCE, NE
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Nebraska mother, daughter facing charges over allegedly performing illegal abortion, burying fetus

A mother and daughter from Norfolk, Nebraska, are facing felony charges for an alleged illegal abortion and subsequent burial of a fetus. Prosecutors say Jessica Burgess, 41, helped her daughter Celeste Burgess with an abortion earlier this year when medical records indicated she was more than 23 weeks pregnant – beyond the period during which the practice is legal. Celeste was 17 at the time, but is being tried as an adult.
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BREAKING: Norfolk mother, daughter charged for in-home abortion

With the back-to-school frenzy now kicking in we're reminded that all parents are not able to provide new clothes and school supplies for their kids. No bond for alleged shooter of 18-year-old in Omaha. Updated: 12 hours ago. Three people arrested in connection to the shooting death of an 18-year-old...
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'Heart of gold' — Remembering 4 killed in small Nebraska town of Laurel

LAUREL — As residents of Laurel trudge forward after losing four of their neighbors in a quadruple homicide last week, friends and loved ones of the victims are remembering them for the positive impact they had on the town of 1,000 people in southeastern Cedar County. Gene Twiford, 86;...
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Mother, daughter charged after alleged at-home abortion

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN/Gray News) - A Nebraska woman is facing a number of felony charges after police claim she helped her teenage daughter have an illegal abortion, then bury the remains. The teenager is also facing charges. Jessica Burgess, 41, has been charged with improperly disposing of human skeletal remains,...
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Bail set at $5 million for suspect in Laurel quadruple homicide

LAUREL — The man accused of killing four Laurel residents last week had his bail set at $5 million. Cedar County Judge Douglas Luebe set bail after he found there was probable cause for authorities to arrest 42-year-old Jason Jones, who is accused of killing Gene Twiford, 86; Janet Twiford, 85; Dana Twiford, 55; and Michele Ebeling, 53, on Thursday.
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No bond for alleged shooter of 18-year-old in Omaha

A Norfolk mother is accused of helping her daughter have an illegal abortion at home and bury the remains. With the back-to-school frenzy now kicking in we're reminded that all parents are not able to provide new clothes and school supplies for their kids. Updated: 7 hours ago. A fire...
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