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Two Nebraska nursing homes placed in receivership

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Two Nebraska nursing homes have entered receivership after their Utah owner notified Nebraska officials it was no longer able to pay staff. The Nebraska Attorney General’s office reports judges in Brown and Burt Counties entered orders placing the Ainsworth Care Center and Logan Valley Manor in Lyons into the receivership of Klaasmeyer & Associates of […]

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Omaha man sentenced for not registering as sex offender

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An Omaha man has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison for failing to register as a sex offender after moving to Nebraska. The U.S. Attorney’s office reports 31-year-old Timothy Kirsch had been convicted in Page County, Iowa in 2002 for sexually assaulting a child. It isn’t the first time he has been […]

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Time has come for Ventura to display maturity

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Yordano Ventura is too good for this. The Royals, for that matter, are too good for this. Yet here they sit again after a Thursday night fracas, which will have the 23-year-old ace and some of his teammates in trouble at the principal's office with Joe...

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Grand jury will investigate western Nebraska death

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A grand jury will be empaneled to investigate a death in western Nebraska. The Attorney General’s office reports two Sidney police officers discovered the death at a residence after responding to an emergency call about a domestic assault. The 911 call came shortly after 6 o’clock in the evening of the 19th. Little is being […]

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Bellevue Police Department update on office body cameras

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More police departments across the country are outfitting officers with body cameras so they have video proof of all interactions with the public. Bellevue police officers have been experimenting with the cameras for four years and Chief Mark Elbert says it isn’t an overnight process. Chief Elbert says, “Number one you have to have enough […]

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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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Check the treasurer’s list, you could be due a big check

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Hundreds of thousands of Nebraskans and former residents are wealthier than they know. State Treasurer Don Stenberg says his office has millions of dollars in unclaimed property just waiting for its rightful owners. “By law, we’re required to publish in all of the statewide newspapers the list of the names of persons that we’ve received […]

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Pick-up driver dies in rollover accident in southeast Nebraska

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A southeastern Nebraska man died in an accident this weekend when he lost control of his pick-up and it rolled several times. The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office reports 37-year-old William Lester of Falls City was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, near Verdon. The office says Lester was driving south on Nebraska 67 […]

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AG Peterson at home after undergoing prostate cancer surgery

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Attorney General Doug Peterson has undergone prostate cancer surgery, according to his office, and is recovering at home. According to the Attorney General’s office, Peterson had surgery after testing in December “provided early detection indicators” of prostate cancer. The office says Peterson and his family determined it would be prudent to have surgery. “Peterson is […]

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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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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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