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Manslaughter conviction in fatal wreck thrown out by Nebraska Supreme Court

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A manslaughter conviction has been thrown out by the Nebraska Supreme Court, which has ruled that a dump truck driver from Cook cannot be convicted of a felony in a 2012 fatal crash. Lyle Carmen had been cited for driving too fast and following too closely in the fatal wreck that killed a Kearney woman. […]

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Woman pleads no contest in deadly hit-and-run

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A Grand Island woman is convicted for her role in a fatal hit and run collision on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. Thirty-year-old Mandy MacDonald pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor vehicular homicide and a felony count of leaving the scene of an injury accident. She’ll be sentenced on February 9th in Cass County District […]

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Central Nebraska clerk sent to prison for embezzlement

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A former Elm Creek village clerk will serve time in prison for stealing money from the village. Fifty-year-old Wendy Stephens has been sentenced in Buffalo County District Court to 20 months to five years in prison for felony attempted theft by deception of more than $1,500 after being convicted of stealing $131,000 from the village. […]

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Omaha man charged with felony animal cruelty

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The Nebraska Humane society is calling this act one of the worst cases of animal cruelty in recent years. Vice President of Field Operations Mark Langan says Humane Society investigators were called to a west Omaha home Monday to assist Douglas County Sheriff’s Office with an investigation. He says they found an 8 year old […]

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BSDC employee accused of abuse bound over to district court

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An employee of the Beatrice State Developmental Center, accused of abusing a resident, has waived his preliminary hearing and has been bound over to Gage County District Court. 36-year-old Shawn Ebeling of Diller is charged with a felony count of abuse of a vulnerable adult. The Nebraska State Patrol arrested Ebeling last month. Ebeling is […]

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Former tribe chairman sentenced for housing assistance fraud

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The former chairman of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has been sentenced to two years probation and fined $100 for filing a false application for federal assistance in buying a home. U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced 54-year-old Amen Sheridan for the felony offense of being an accessory to theft from an Indian Tribal […]

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20-year-old charged with stabbing Nebraska City resident to death

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A 20-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of Jacob Adams in Nebraska City Sunday. Sebastien Hall has been charged with second-degree murder as well as use of a weapon to commit a felony. Authorities accuse Hall of stabbing Adams in the throat and chest during a fight. Deputy County Attorney for […]

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138 felony arrests made during special Omaha operation

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From May 26th through June 27th, the Metro Fugitive Task Force and the Omaha Police Department’s Gang Unit teamed with U-S Marshals to target gang members and violent offenders. That operation resulted in 138 felony arrests – which were either gang members or had committed violent offenses that include assault, kidnapping, terroristic threats, escape and […]

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Child abuser may be paroled in 4 years, victim gets “life sentence” of suffering

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Consecutive prison sentences have been handed to a man on two felony charges of third-degree sexual assault of a child. Five law officers were stationed in Gage County District Court yesterday as a precaution against any conflicts between family members of the defendant and victim, during the sentencing hearing. Jason Schriner was sentenced to the […]

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Man charged in Nebraska meatpacking plant fatal shooting pleads not guilty

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A 35-year-old man accused in the fatal shooting late last year in a south-central Nebraska meatpacking plant has entered a plea of not guilty. Angelo Bol is charged with felony first degree murder and use of a firearm to commit a felony in the December 15th shooting death of 34-year old Karel Perez-Almaguer, outside Gibbon […]

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Grand Island man convicted in cell phone peeping

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A former Kearney restaurant manager has been convicted of using his cellphone to record female employees in the business’s restroom. Twenty-eight-year-old Robert Koziol of Grand Island recently pleaded no contest in Buffalo County District Court to five counts of felony unlawful intrusion between January 1st and September 25th of 2014. As part of a plea […]

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18-year-old charged in fatal wreck near Palmer

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An 18-year-old St. Libory man has been arrested on suspicion of motor vehicle homicide after his car and another ran into a pick-up, killing the driver. The Merrick County Attorney’s office reports Christian McMaster was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol and charged with the felony after being treated at a St. Paul hospital for […]

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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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Nebraska Court Case

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A NEBRASKA MAN WAIVED HIS RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY HEARING AND WILL APPEAR IN DISTRICT COURT TO FACE SERIOUS CHARGES. 18 YEAR OLD STATHIS KIRKPATRICK HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH murder in the first degree, a class one felony, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, a class two felony, tampering with physical evidence and unlawful burial, both class ...

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