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Lincoln man sentenced to federal prison on child porn charge

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A Lincoln man has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. U.S. Attorney Deborah Gilg reports 37-year-old Kenneth Charles Poston III will also be required to pay restitution of $2,000, be on supervised release for 10 years after serving his time in prison, and be registered as a sex offender. […]

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Western Nebraska man sentenced to 80 years in brutal child death

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A 28-year-old Gering man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison after being found guilty of beating a two-year-old child so badly her liver ruptured. A Scotts Bluff County District Court jury, in late February, found Dustin Chauncey guilty of brutally beating to death Juliette Geurts, the daughter of his live-in girlfriend, in July […]

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Former North Platte woman sentence for producing child porn

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A former North Platte woman has been sentenced to 23 years in federal prison for producing child pornography. United States Attorney Deborah Gilg says Julie Thiemann has also been sentenced by federal Judge Richard Kopf to serve 25 years under supervised release after serving her prison sentence. She also must register as a sex offender. […]

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N. Platte man given maximum sentence on child porn charge

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A 32-year-old North Platte man has been given the maximum sentence for producing child pornography. The Nebraska Attorney General’s office reports Billy Schrader has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison. In addition, Senior United States District Judge Richard Kopf ordered Schrader to serve 25 years of supervised release after serving his prison term. […]

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Son of disgraced Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky tells UNK audience society must confront child sexual abuse

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The son of disgraced former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky challenged the stereotype of what makes a man and urged society to take on the delicate issue of sexual child abuse during a visit to the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Matthew Sandusky was the guest speaker Tuesday at UNK’s 26th annual Criminal Justice Conference. […]

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Motorcycle rally to benefit child abuse victims

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Spring arrives next week and motorcycle lovers in Nebraska are revving their engines to get on the open road. This weekend, Kearney is hosting one of the region’s largest motorcycle shows. Organizer Jeff Allen says the show and swap meet runs Saturday and Sunday at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds and it’s a fundraiser for the […]

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Suspended UNK professor faces child porn charges

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A federal court judge has denied a request that medical testimony be allowed in the case of a University of Nebraska-Kearney professor accused of engaging in child pornography in 2013. Defense attorneys for Joseph Benz argue that prescription medication may have contributed to his involvement in illegal activity. Federal Judge Richard Kopf won’t allow defense […]

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Former Lincoln resident sentence on child porn charges

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A former Lincoln resident has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for receiving and distributing child pornography. The United States Attorney’s office reports 54-year-old Charles Walker will also be required to serve five years of supervised release and register as a sex offender. In February of last year, Lincoln police tracked down […]

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62-year-old Lincoln man convicted on child porn charges

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A 62-year-old Lincoln man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison after being convicted of possessing child pornography. The United States Attorney’s office says Will Quick will serve eight years of supervised release after serving his prison term. Quick also will be required to register as a sex offender. Lincoln police […]

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week Helps Keep Kids Safe On Our Roads

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Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week is September 15-21, 2013, with National Seat Check Saturday occurring on September 21. This annual observance brings child safety advocates together to help educate families on the importance of selecting the right car seat for their child and how to use it correctly. “The safety of our children across the state relies on their caretakers. ...

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Tuition Hikes On The Horizon For Regents Universities

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If you’re sending a child to one of the 6-Kansas Board of Regents Universities – that would be the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Wichita State University, Fort Hays State, Emporia State and Pittsburg State – you will likely see a major jump in tuition next fall. The reason – the state legislature cut nearly 5% from campus operation ...

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School Safety

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USD 211 SUPERINTENDENT GREG MANN shared AN EDITORIAL COMMENT by the Craig Kautz Superintendent of the Hastings, NE Public Schools. It is excellent advice. Please keep the victims, their families and the residents of New Town, CT in your thoughts and prayers. Dear Parents and Guardians: Today’s sad news regarding events in Connecticut may raise questions of concern from our ...

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Kindergarten Round-Up

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Eisenhower Elementary school will be holding the annual Kindergarten Roundup today from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.  At 5:00 there will be a meeting in the school cafeteria, with Principal Corey Roy, the kindergarten teachers and with the school nurse.  This meeting will last approximately 30 – 40 minutes.  At this meeting they will discuss what is required for school attendance.  ...

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Kindergarten Round Up

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roundup time  2/16/11  dw  (12:00)  Eisenhower Elementary school will be holding the annual Kindergarten Roundup on Monday, February 28th 2011.  It will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.  At 5:00 PM. there will be a meeting in the school cafeteria, with Mr. Roy, the kindergarten teachers and with the school nurse.  This meeting will last approximately 30 – 40 minutes.  ...

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