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Suspect in packing plant murder sentenced to life

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A Grand Island man will spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in the shooting death of a co-worker at the Gibbon meatpacking plant. Thirty-five-year-old Angelo Bol received his sentence in Buffalo County District Court on Tuesday. Prosecutors say back on December 15th, Bol murdered 34-year-old Karel Perez-Almaguer, of Grand Island, […]

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Nebraskans urged to be vigilant against West Nile virus

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Nebraska is reporting its first human case of West Nile Virus this year, a case officials will only say came from the area of Hall, Merrick and Hamilton counties. Kim Buser is a registered nurse with Public Health Solutions Health District, in southeast Nebraska. “The good news is that human case was not someone that […]

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Woman abducted from Sarpy County daycare

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An abduction in Sarpy County this morning ended with one man behind bars and a woman in the hospital. Sarpy County Sheriff’s officials say a man walked into a daycare center near 156th and Giles just before 8:30. He was armed with a knife and took a woman against her will, got into a vehicle […]

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Manhunt for 12 year old murder suspect

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Omaha police are searching for a 12 year old murder suspect. Jarrell Milton is wanted for the shooting death of 31 year old Jamymell Ray on Monday, June 29th in northeast Omaha. Two suspects were arrested Monday, July 6th and have been identified as 17 year old Jamar Milton and 15 year old Shuntayvious Primes-Willis. […]

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Two Huskers named to watch lists

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Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. and defensive tackle Maliek Collins have been named to watch lists for national awards. Armstrong was among the players named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, given annually to America’s College Player of the Year. The junior from Cibolo, Texas, is 16-5 as the Huskers’ starting quarterback and […]

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Former Husker promoted at Drake

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Former Nebraska basketball standout Dominique Kelley has been promoted to an assistant coach with the Drake University women’s basketball program. Kelley was the Bulldogs’ coordinator of basketball operations this past year after serving two years as a graduate assistant at Nebraska, where she was a four-year starter for the Huskers from 2007-2011. The Lincoln native […]

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Fuenmayor leads Omaha attack

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Balbino Fuenmayor collected four of Omaha’s 16 hits as the Storm Chasers beat Oklahoma City 10-7 at Bricktown Ballpark. The Storm Chasers have scored in 13 of the 27 innings in claiming the first three games of the series to improve to 46-39 and shave the Dodgers lead in the American Conference North down to […]

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Late rally sinks Saltdogs

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The Sioux Falls Canaries scored six runs in the final two innings to come back and shock the Lincoln Saltdogs 12-11. The Saltdogs built an 11-6 lead in the top of the eighth inning on Curt Smith’s two-out grand slam homer. Smith finished 3-for-5 with a grand slam, double and five RBI. Matt Forgatch went […]

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Creighton and Nebraska in top ten in attendance

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Creighton and Nebraska both finished in the top ten in attendance this past college basketball season. The BlueJays finished sixth nationally with an average of 17,048 fans while the Huskers finished tenth with an average of 15,569 fans. It is the highest finish in program history. The Husker women finished 11th in attendance with an average of 5,857 […]

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Livability.com ranks Omaha 2nd best foodee city

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Livability.com is out with their top 10 Best Foodie Cities for 2015 and Omaha is second best in the nation. The website’s editor Matt Carmichael says they looked at several factors to determine the top ten. He says, “They looked at cities where people are spending money and time going out to restaurants. These are […]

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Spy novel writer, Omaha native, releases 10th book (AUDIO)

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The Nebraska native who’s considered one of the world’s top espionage novelists has just released her tenth book, called “The Assassins.” The Gayle Lynds thriller is a stand-alone novel and her second involving the character Judd Ryder, a former military spy, who’s pulled into an international adventure that keeps him in the crosshairs of multiple […]

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Two Omaha teens face murder charges

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Omaha police made two arrests in a murder on Monday, June 29th in the northeast part of the city. Police located suspects, a 17 year old male and a 15 year old male. Both were booked on 1st degree murder charges in the death of 31 year old Jamymell Ray. Investigators are still attempting to […]

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Death penalty petition process continues

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Petitioners continue to swarm the state gathering signatures to get the death penalty repeal issue on the ballot. Elkhorn State Senator Beau McCoy is co-chair of “Nebraskans for the Death Penalty” and says he encourages those for and against the issue to sign the petition. McCoy says, “I’m very excited about Nebraskans engaging on this […]

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Pierson-El named to Hornung award watch list

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Nebraska wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El was named to the Paul Hornung Award watch list. The Hornung Award is given annually to the most versatile player in major college football by the Louisville Sports Commission and football legend and Louisville native Paul Hornung. As a freshman, Pierson-El ranked second nationally in punt returns, averaging 17.5 yards […]

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Holman and U-S squad winless in South Korea

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The U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team finished 0-3 in pool play at the World University Games in South Korea after a 13-25, 19-25, 12-25 loss to Brazil early this morning. Husker junior Briana Holman finished with two kills in each of the three pool play matches. Team USA also lost 3-1 to Finland and 3-1 to Japan. The […]

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