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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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Woman falls to her death in Grand Island high-rise fire

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A cigarette is blamed for causing Saturday’s fire at a Grand Island high-rise apartment building which killed one person, critically injured another and left more than 100 residents displaced. Smoke from the upper floors of Centennial Towers led one woman to jump to her death, according to Grand Island Fire Chief Corey Schmidt. Another person was […]

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Woman who bought gun used to kill Omaha officer is given probation

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The Georgia woman who bought the gun that was used to kill Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco last May was sentenced to one year probation. A judge also sentenced Jalita Johnson to 180 days of home confinement and community service. The Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms conducted an emergency trace of the firearm recovered […]

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Woman killed after car crashes into her disabled vehicle

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A woman was struck and killed in southeastern Nebraska after a car slammed into her car; disabled and sitting on the side of the road after hitting a deer. The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 136, east of Beatrice early Sunday morning. Gage County Attorney and Coroner, Roger Harris, says the disabled car had Colorado […]

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Woman dies in traffic crash with semi

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A 35-year-old has died in a traffic crash after running into the rear of a semi-tractor trailer in York County. The York County Sheriff’s Office reports Danielle Koch died in the crash Friday afternoon. According to the office, Koch’s vehicle ran into the back of the semi. No other injuries were reported.

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Woman pushing baby stroller killed when struck by car in Lexington; baby critically injured

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A woman pushing a baby stroller along a residential street in Lexington was killed when she was struck by a car shortly after 8:30 last night. The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Alejandra Zamora of Lexington. Investigators say Zamora was pushing a stroller with an infant near the intersection of 13th and Taft Streets […]

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Woman accused of robbing bank – and then shopping

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A bizarre bank robbery Tuesday morning in Omaha. Police say a woman in her 50’s walked into the U-S Bank Branch at 88th and West Center Road just after 10 am and passed a note to a teller stating she had a weapon and demanded money. After receiving an undetermined amount of cash the woman […]

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Woman pistol whipped during Omaha robbery

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Omaha police are searching for two men who pistol whipped and hit a woman several times during an armed robbery on Saturday. The employee was at Paycheck Advance on Saddle Creek Road. The woman was confronted by the two men when she opened the store. She was hit several times in the face when she […]

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Woman abducted from Sarpy County daycare

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An abduction in Sarpy County this morning ended with one man behind bars and a woman in the hospital. Sarpy County Sheriff’s officials say a man walked into a daycare center near 156th and Giles just before 8:30. He was armed with a knife and took a woman against her will, got into a vehicle […]

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Woman dies in crash at Omaha Home for Boys

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An Omaha woman has been killed after her car ran off the road and crashed into twin utility poles in the parking lot at the Omaha Home for Boys. Omaha police say 48-year-old Dierdre Toombs wasn’t wearing seat belts and was thrown from the car. Police say Toombs was speeding when the car ran off […]

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Woman dies of injuries suffered in I-80 wreck a week ago

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A woman severely injured in a car crash on Interstate 80 in Omaha a week ago has died of her injuries. Omaha police report 38-year-old Maria Melendez of Omaha died at the Nebraska Medical Center. According to the police report, Melendez lost control on an icy I-80, her SUV went off the road near an […]

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Washington Woman Charged With Trafficking Contraband In Norton County

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A Washington, Kansas woman will appear at the July motion day in Norton County District Court. Jennifer Layman has been charged with three counts of trafficking contraband into a correctional facility in connection with an alleged April 14th incident.  Those charges are level five and six non-person felonies.  Layman made her first appearance May 5th. During her preliminary hearing, she ...

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Court Report

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A NORTON WOMAN WILL BE ARRAIGNED TOMORROW (TODAY) IN NORTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT FOR FORGERY.  ALICIA NICKELL HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF FORGERY, LEVEL EIGHT NON PERSON FELONIES.  THOSE CHARGES STEM FROM INCIDENTS ON DECEMBER 30TH AND JANUARY 19TH FOR CHECKS WRITTEN ON THE ACCOUNT OF JESSICA MENGER.  NICKELL WAIVED HER RIGHT TO A PRELIMINARY HEARING IN MAGISTRATE ...

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