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Man collapses and dies after shoveling snow in Omaha

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A man has been pronounced dead at an Omaha hospital after collapsing while shoveling snow. Randall Miller of Omaha was 36. A friend, 36-year-old Andrew Liekhus, said he and Miller had been doing odd jobs now and then after getting done with their snow-removal service. Miller and Liekhus had been clearing snow near 160th and […]

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Man shot and killed after helping break up fight in Lincoln

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Lincoln police say a man who helped break up a fight between a man and a woman at an apartment complex was shot and killed when the man returned with a gun and started shooting Sunday morning. Dead is 25-year-old Joshua Hartwig. Assistant Police Chief Brian Jackson has told reporters the man and woman had […]

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Man shoots at deputies, kills Omaha police dog in 26-hour standoff

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A man who held off Omaha area law enforcement for more than a full day shot and killed an Omaha police dog before surrendering. The Omaha Police Department say 59-year-ol Mark L’Heureux gave up Saturday night after a 26-hour stand-off. Dead is a K9 named Kobus. The dog had been with the Omaha Police Department […]

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Man who died after falling through ice identified

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More detail and an identification have been released in the death of a rural Norfolk man who died after his all-terrain vehicle fell through ice on a pond near Norfolk. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim as 57-year-old Randall Simpson of rural Norfolk. The office reports a rescue crew called to the […]

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Man dies after ATV breaks through ice on pond

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A man has died after plunging into icy water when his all-terrain vehicle fell through ice on a pond near Norfolk. Firefighters from Norfolk responded to an emergency call late Saturday afternoon. Firefighters pulled the man from the water. He first was treated at a local hospital before being taken to a hospital in Omaha. […]

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Man killed, deputy wounded in western Nebraska shootout

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A man has been killed and a deputy seriously injured in a shootout in western Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol reports 66-year-old Neil Stretesky of Big Springs was shot and killed during an altercation with Deuel County Sheriff’s deputies who were attempting to serve arrest warrants out of Sedgwick, CO and Keith County, NE. 52-year-old […]

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Man shot, officers wounded during firefight in Lincoln

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A man has been fatally shot and two Lincoln police officers wounded in an exchange of gunfire at a city residence. The Lincoln Police Department reports the officers responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence in the area of north 73rd and Adams Streets Sunday evening. The officer confronted a man with […]

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Man accused of lighting Molotov cocktails on Gretna school grounds

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A Gretna man is accused of igniting at least two Molotov cocktails last Tuesday on the grounds of an elementary school.   Sarpy County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Greg London says 22 year old Seth Chase was booked for possession of a destructive device and criminal mischief. Around 3 am, three people were on school property when […]

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Man who led authorities on manhunt held on $1.5M bond

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A Falls City man who led authorities on a manhunt which ended in his arrest in Kansas has been formally charged with attempted second-degree murder. 34-year-old Desiderio Hernandez stands accused of shooting and wounding 31-year-old Joseph Debella, Jr. at a residence in Falls City August 5th. Debella remains in critical condition at Bryan West hospital […]

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Man killed in scooter accident identified by Lincoln police

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A 53-year-old man has been killed when his scooter collided with an SUV. Lincoln police say Alan Kitto was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to police, Kitto was riding south in the center lane of 16th Street at around noon Wednesday when the SUV, traveling west, apparently pulled into […]

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Man dies after being pinned underneath Model T

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A 69-year-old Lincoln man has died after being pinned by the classic automobile he was working on in his shop. Lancaster County Chief Deputy Sheriff Jeff Bliemeister says David Musiel was found by his wife who went to his shop in Firth to find him pinned underneath his Model T Ford. Bliemeister says an autopsy […]

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Man dies after being thrown from pick-up bed; driver faces charges

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A 23-year-old died after being thrown from a bed of a pick-up this weekend. The driver of the truck faces criminal charges. The Saunders County Sheriff’s Office reports Jacob Smaus [smells] of Prague died Sunday afternoon of injuries sustained in the wreck which took place at about 1:30 that morning. According to the sheriff’s office, […]

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Man arrested for selling stolen property

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 Sioux City man made the trip to La Vista to sell camera equipment he advertised on Craigslist. La Vista Police Chief Bob Lausten says there was one big problem – the equipment had been stolen. Chief Lausten says last May a man from California was staying at a hotel in La Vista and a bag […]

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Man drowns in Branched Oak Lake

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A 67-year-old Crete man has drowned in Branched Oak Lake. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports a family member noticed Guerrero Perales had not returned after swimming near the buoy line at the Area 10 beach Saturday night. The family called 911 around 8:30pm Saturday, according to Game and Parks. Dive teams could not […]

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Man dies days after house fire in Omaha; another still critical

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One man has died, another remains in critical condition from wounds suffered in a house fire Friday in Omaha. The Omaha Fire Department reports 56-year-old Vernon Gamble died from complications due to burns and smoke inhalation. 31-year-old Frederick Stennis remains in critical condition at Nebraska Medical Center. Firefighters say discarded smoking material set the house […]

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