See unsolved or suspected cold case homicides that have occurred in Nebraska. The purpose is to raise awareness in hopes that someone may have information regarding any of the cases and will provide that information to law enforcement.
Nebraska's tough 2009 law sent offenders to a state prison cell instead of a federal one. Besides the cost to Nebraska taxpayers, the shift meant inmates were better able to keep local gang ties.
Witnesses reported seeing other subjects running away from the area and getting into a car and leaving the area.
Police and emergency crews were called to the JBS meatpacking plant in Grand Island at about 3:30 p.m. Friday on a report of a head injury. The worker, Esteban Mantilla of Grand Island, was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Federal prosecutors are recommending against jail time for an Omaha-based “social media influencer” who filmed himself participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
A trooper saw a Ford Explorer fail to signal a turn after exiting Interstate 80 at mile marker 360, near Waco. During the traffic stop, the trooper became suspicious of criminal activity.
An Omaha man who fled to Nicaragua while awaiting trial on child enticement charges won’t be going to any remote locales anytime soon. His next destination: Tecumseh or Lincoln. In prison.
Bud Crawford, the world champion boxer from Omaha, has filed a lawsuit against his former promoter, Top Rank, alleging racial bias hindered his career.
The female passenger reported that she had been handcuffed by the suspect during the drive from Indiana to Nebraska.
About two hours after the crash, the driver's preliminary breath test was .156 — nearly double the legal limit.
Recent raises demonstrate the problem, Sen. Steve Lathrop of Omaha said. “These people deserve to be well paid for what they do. $56 an hour to work overtime? That’s not sustainable if that’s your business model and you don’t get to fully staffed."
Kiaris "Keyz" Avant was killed Saturday evening as he sat in a car near the South Omaha public housing complex where he'd grown up. He was shot in the head in what police say was a targeted shooting.
A jury has acquitted a former Nebraska state trooper on a charge that he deprived a motorist’s rights when he slammed the butt of an AR-15 into the drunk man’s head.
"If Wayne police wanted to help Jeff (Olsufka) they would have let him have a glass of water to treat his dehydration, rather than forcing him to submit to drug testing,” attorney Adam Sipple said.
A look at how past actions by lawmakers have played a role in Nebraska's nation-leading incarceration spike.
An Omaha man pleaded no contest Thursday to four felony counts that could land him in prison for up to 200 years for a Sept. 11, 2018, shooting that wounded Omaha Police Officer Ken Fortune.
The new 1,512-bed prison would replace the aging Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln.
Volunteer Fire Chief Bo Berry said there was extensive damage to the living room and heat and smoke damage to the rest of the house. He said it's likely repairable, but the property damage would be around $45,000.
Between 2010 and 2020, Nebraska saw a 16% rise in its prison population. This was due in part to a gun violence bill passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009.
The release of the report was delayed amid objections from at least one state senator.
"This was a heartless act," Jefferson County District Judge Vicky Johnson told Jake Gonzalez at his sentencing Thursday.
Members of the Lexington Police Department and the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office went around the house and saw an individual inside. Captain Paul Schwarz said they broke out the back window to rescue the person.
“I will hurt you more than you ever will know,” Amanda Bohm has recounted that her father said before he flicked a lighter onto a puddle of gasoline on the garage floor.
Two children were in the home at the time of the shooting, but were unharmed. They are now in the custody of their mother.
The teens, who the prosecutor said are documented gang members, had a dispute with the driver of the car the girl was in.