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15 year old Omaha boy will stand trial for double homicide

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A 15 year old Omaha boy will stand trial in connection to a double murder that happened on December 9th. Courvoisier Sims is accused of killing James Star and Brandon Phelps outside the Ernie Chambers Court Apartments at 16th and Yates Street in Omaha. Sims was wearing a juvenile probation tracking device at the time […]

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Two Lincoln men arrested in first murder of the year

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Two Lincoln men have been arrested in connection with the first homicide in the city this year. Lincoln police report 21-year-old Brandon Ray Benson and 20-year-old Joseph Bratt have been charged in murder. Benson has been charged with first-degree murder. Bratt has been charged with aiding and abetting first-degree murder. The victim’s name or even […]

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Husker Coach Riley has little to say in wake of dismissal of rape allegation (AUDIO)

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Head Husker Football Coach Mike Riley had little to say in wake of an announcement by authorities that no criminal charges will be filed in connection with the allegation that a woman was raped at a home shared by three of his players. The University of Nebraska Athletic Department issued a short statement, saying there […]

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No charges will be filed in rape allegation at house shared by Husker players

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No charges will be filed in connection with an allegation that a woman was raped at a Lincoln home shared by three University of Nebraska football players. Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong said an investigation began after a 20-year-old woman alleged during a visit to Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln that she had been raped […]

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Western Nebraska mother pleads no contest in beating of her 3-year-old

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A western Nebraska woman has been convicted of a misdemeanor in connection with the severe beating of her three-year-old daughter by her boyfriend. 25-year-old Cassandra Miller of Scottsbluff pleaded no contest to a charge of misdemeanor child abuse by neglect. An August 14th sentencing date has been scheduled. Miller’s boyfriend, Cody Olbricht, had been sentenced […]

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Amber Alert in connection to infant found in dumpster

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An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 5 year old boy in connection to an incident in La Vista late Wednesday. La Vista Police are asking for help in locating the mother and brother of an 11 month old child that was found in a dumpster Wednesday just before 6 pm. A man […]

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Moore dedicated to furthering youth baseball initiatives

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When Royals general manager Dayton Moore arrived here in 2006, his goal was not just to resurrect a struggling franchise. He also wanted to revive a connection between the Royals and youth baseball in the community. After nine years of committing the f...

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Death penalty opponents point to Beatrice 6 to make case (AUDIO)

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Opponents of the death penalty believe they have a winning argument in Nebraska and it centers on the case of the Beatrice Six. Six people arrested in connection with the rape and murder of 68-year-old Helen Wilson in her Beatrice home in 1985 were exonerated, but not until they spent a total of 77 years […]

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Loyal Royal Sweeney cherishes connection to club

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Although Mike Sweeney doesn't feel any pangs watching the Royals make their frenetic push through October, it does serve as a reminder that he wasn't able to do the same with the organization when he was in uniform. In that respect he's glad to be cont...

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Court Report

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A Norton man was found guilty of a criminal trespass charge in Norton Municipal Court.  Roger Thomas was charged with criminal trespass in connection with an alleged January 9th incident.  He pled no contest and was found guilty.  Thomas was fined 1000 dollars suspended to 100 dollars and court costs of 76 if there is no trouble during probation.  He ...

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Court Report

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A Norton man pled to an amended charge in Norton Municipal Court.  Randall Willmes was originally charged with domestic battery in connection with an alleged November 11th incident.  He pled guilty to battery.  He was fined 500 dollars and court costs of 76, according to Municipal Judge Jerry Hawks.

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Court Report

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A Norcatur man will have a trial in May for a list of charges in Norton County District Court.  Dennis Wood has been charged with one count of possession of Marijuana and 2nd offense driving under the influence.  Those charges are in connection with an alleged February 25th incident. He has also been charged with another count of felony possession ...

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Court Report

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A Norton woman is on diversion for a year for two charges in Norton Municipal Court.  Cheryl Parish was charged with disorderly conduct in connection with an alleged December 9th incident and battery on a Law Enforcement officer in connection with an alleged December 14th incident.  She entered into a one year diversion agreement.  She was assessed an assessment fee ...

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Court Report

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A Norton man will have a jury trial in February in connection with burglary charges in Norton County District Court.  Jeremiah Johnson has been charged with one count each of burglary, criminal damage to property and felony theft.  Those charges are in connection with an alleged May 16th incident at the Ag Valley.  Johnson pled not guilty.  His jury trial ...

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