Author Archives: Karla James

No Mask Mandate For Douglas County

No Mask Mandate For Douglas County

Nebraska will not issue a mask mandate after the Attorney General’s Office challenged the move by the Douglas County Health Department In a release from the A-G’s Office: The role of the Attorney General is to evaluate the law, not create or direct public health policy. Under Nebraska law, the Douglas County Health Department may…Read more »

Bullet Hitting House Determined Accidental

Bullet Hitting House Determined Accidental

A scare for a family living at 46th and Meadow Lane Thursday night.  Those inside were sitting in the living room when they heard glass breaking around 7 p.m.  The home owner walked into the kitchen and saw a broken window and found a bullet laying on the floor. While police were investigating, a neighbor…Read more »

Arrest Made In Vehicle Theft On July 23rd

Arrest Made In Vehicle Theft On July 23rd

An arrest is made in the theft of a Mazda CX-5 SUV on July 23rd.  Police were called to St. Elizabeth Hospital at 7:30 p.m. after a nurse reported her SUV was missing from a parking garage.  She had finished her shift and went to get a back pack in a locker room at the…Read more »

Chimney Rock Museum Will Reopen Following Renovation

Chimney Rock Museum Will Reopen Following Renovation

The story of the most mentioned landmark on Oregon Trail is ready to be told once again as History Nebraska announces that Chimney Rock Museum will open their doors Saturday, August 1st. The museum has been closed for remodeling and renovation work since late 2019. Visitors to the museum will see many new amenities and…Read more »

Nebraska Unemployment Figures Trending Lower

Nebraska Unemployment Figures Trending Lower

The Nebraska Department of Labor announced today that there were 3,544 new regular unemployment claims filed last week, a decrease of 10.7 percent over the prior week, when 3,971 claims were filed. Fifteen out of 20 industry sectors had a decrease in new claims last week. There were 1,570 new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims filed…Read more »

13 Year Old Runaway Found In Sioux City

13 Year Old Runaway Found In Sioux City

A 13 year old girl accused of stealing a neighbor’s pickup Sunday from an area near 176th and Pine Lake has been located. Sheriff Terry Wagner says the girl was located safe in Sioux City.  The pickup was also located in a parking lot in that town. The girl took off when she spotted deputies…Read more »

Lincoln Man Accused Of Holding Knife To Woman’s Throat

Lincoln Man Accused Of Holding Knife To Woman’s Throat

An bar argument ends with a man in custody facing charges that range from making terroristic threats to use of a weapon to commit a felony. Just before 2 a.m., Police were called to near 1st and Adams for a car accident.  Officers saw two people arguing leaving the scene on foot.  Police talked to…Read more »

Man Stabbed Several Times During Argument With A Teen

Man Stabbed Several Times During Argument With A Teen

A 17 year old is facing charges after a stabbing at 16th and D around 10:30 Wednesday night. Police found a 34 year old man with several stab wounds and was heavily bleeding.  He was taken to a hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Police talked to witnesses who said the victim and the…Read more »

State Patrol Surprise Truck Inspection In Lincoln

State Patrol Surprise Truck Inspection In Lincoln

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol  Carrier Enforcement Division conducted surprise commercial vehicle inspections Wednesday, July 29, in Lincoln. They were assisted by the Lincoln Police Department. During the special enforcement effort, the Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective Team conducted 32 vehicle inspections. Troopers presented a CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) sticker to 13 vehicles…Read more »