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Law enforcement gets help in handling some of the most delicate cases (AUDIO)

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A new instructional video could help law enforcement better prosecute child neglect and abuse cases, some of the most difficult and delicate cases law enforcement handles. Attorney General Doug Peterson says it is extremely difficult to investigate and prosecute child abuse cases, which often force very young children to take the stand in a courtroom. […]

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Too tall to carry out a crime

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An Omaha woman on her way to work around 1:30 this morning came face-to-face with a carjacker near 33rd and L Street.   Omaha Police say Suzanna Menjivar just parked her vehicle and was getting out when she saw a man with a gun demanding her car. Police say the theft didn’t quite go as the […]

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Historic WWII era planes on display in Nebraska

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Three historic WWII aircraft are on display in Nebraska through Sunday. The Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour is in Lincoln at Silver Hawk Aviation through Friday morning and then will fly to Omaha’s TAC Air. Volunteer Tour Coordinator Michael Dober says the public will have the opportunity to see a P51 Mustang, a B-17 […]

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UNL suspends fraternity over alcohol abuse

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A longtime fraternity on the Lincoln campus of the University of Nebraska has been suspended. UNL suspended Alpha Tau Omega for two years, stating the fraternity needs to change its climate and culture on campus. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Juan Franco says the fraternity violated the university alcohol policy. “A couple of incidents; one, […]

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Omaha police release name of 63-year-old shot and killed in car

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Omaha police released the name of the man shot and killed Wednesday afternoon as 63 year old Virgil Beard. Police were called to 26th and Parker on the city’s northeast side around 4:30 pm. When they arrived they found a vehicle with the back window shot out. Beard was found inside the car and was […]

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International League rallies to win Triple-A All Star Game

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The International League rallied with three runs in the top of the ninth for a 4-3 victory over the Pacific Coast in the Triple-A All Star Game in front of a sellout crowd of 9,023 at Werner Park.   Lehigh Valley infielder Tyler Henson’s single off Omaha reliever Louis Coleman brought in the game-winning run. […]

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Lincoln blanked by Kansas City

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The Lincoln Saltdogs’ six game winning streak is over. Blake Holovach and two other Kansas City T-Bones pitchers combined to shutout the Saltdogs 7-0 in front of 2,576 fans at Haymarket Park Wednesday night. Holovach pitched six scoreless inning, allowing three hits to earn the win, as he improves to 5-0 on the season. Luis […]

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Omaha Police hosting Fireworks/Gun Amnesty Day

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The 4th of July was weeks ago but occasionally we still hear a few fireworks. Storing them can be dangerous so that is why the Omaha Police Department is providing a safe place to dispose of them. Omaha Police Sgt. Matt Manhart says they are holding an amnesty day on Saturday where people can not […]

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Wild turkey population bounds, Omaha-area hunts likely

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Bow-hunting of wild turkeys could soon be legal in the Omaha metro area. City leaders in Council Bluffs, Iowa, say the big birds are becoming a big hassle. City public health director Donn Dierks is leading the effort to reduce the turkey population within the city limits. “In the last several years, our wild turkey […]

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Law officers to get special instruction on child abuse cases (AUDIO)

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An eight-part video series will help law enforcement better battle child abuse. Attorney General Doug Peterson says the instructional videos will enhance the training of law enforcement, especially in rural Nebraska where training in such areas might be lacking. “And one of the most critical things that that law enforcement officer may be called to […]

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Nebraska Congressional delegation has questions about Iran deal (AUDIO)

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A deal has been struck and concerns have been raised about Iran and its nuclear program. United States Sen. Deb Fischer worries negotiations with Iran drifted far from this country’s traditional approach. “So, we’ve gone from no nuclear weapon for Iran to containment for Iran. That worries me the most,” Fischer tells Nebraska Radio Network […]

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Senator Sasse reacts to nuclear deal with Iran

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Lawmakers are reacting to the landmark deal with Iran regarding their nuclear program. Nebraska U-S Senator Ben Sasse says there is good reason to be very concerned. Senator Sasse says, “Our allies are scared to death and you know they are not going to sit idly by as the worlds largest state sponsor of terror […]

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Husker gymnasts earn academic awards

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Seven members of the Nebraska men’s gymnastics team have been named All-America Scholar-Athletes by the College Gymnastics Association. Josh Ungar, Ryan Irick, Ethan Lottman, Alex Magsam and Chris Stephenson each picked up first-team accolades, while Andrew House and Daniel Leal garnered second-team awards. Ungar, a nutrition science major, became one of only ten gymnasts in the […]

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Creighton teams get additional exposure on Big East Digital Network

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Creighton athletic teams will make 19 appearances this fall on the newly expanded Big East digital Network. Creighton is scheduled to appear on the network seven times in men’s soccer, seven times in women’s soccer and five times in volleyball during the fall. The Big East announced in May it was expanding the number of […]

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Two people die in Cass County crash

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Authorities have identified the two people killed in a car crash Tuesday in eastern Nebraska. Investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash which likely happened sometime before 6 a.m. The car — which landed upside down in a bean field — wasn’t discovered until shortly before 5 p.m. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department […]

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