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March for Science in Lincoln Video included

Lincoln turned out in full force for the March for Science Saturday afternoon. 

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Hundreds attend Lincoln's Earth Day Celebration

Hundreds attend Lincoln's Earth Day Celebration Video included

Hundreds of people gathered at Lincoln's Earth Day Celebration, at the Union Plaza. It was a day of appreciation as student organizations, non-profits, businesses and those looking to enjoy some fun activities, came out for Earth Day. "Earth Day is a day where we like to get out and celebrate all of the things that make us here," said Heidi Twonig, a CRUNCHI Advocate. The event featured all kinds of things, including environmentally-friendly make-up, energy efficient ligh...

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One dog dead, several people displaced in apartment fire

One dog dead, several people displaced in apartment fire

 The blaze sparked in a second floor apartment at around 2:30 Saturday afternoon. 

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Motorcyclist in life-threatening condition after accident

Motorcyclist in life-threatening condition after accident

Police are investigating an a SUV vs. motorcycle accident, near 14th and Old Cheney. The accident happened around 11:30 a.m. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital with serious injuries The southbound lane on 14th just south of Old Cheney is blocked off. Police are urging drivers to avoid the area. This is a developing story, a reporter is on the scene.

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Lincoln Police arrest a bank robbery suspect

Lincoln Police have a man in custody after a bank robbery Saturday morning. Officers said it happened at the U.S. Bank near 56th and Hwy 2  before 9:30 a.m. They said the suspect walked into the bank demanding money while suggesting he had a weapon. LPD said no weapon was shown and there were two customers and three bank employees inside at the time. They said the man then took off with the money in a bag on a bike. No one was injured. Police arrested him about an hour late...

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Couple stopped with 71 lbs of marijuana

Couple stopped with 71 lbs of marijuana

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Two people have been arrested after police say a traffic stop turned up marijuana, hash oil and pot-infused candy.  Douglas County sheriff's deputy stopped the couple's car, which had California plates, Thursday afternoon. Deputies say a search of the trunk turned up large duffel bags containing 71 pounds of marijuana, over 1,200 doses of hash oil and eight 4.5-pound bags of THC-infused gummy candy. More>>

Fishermen rescued at Mormon Island State Recreation Area

Fishermen rescued at Mormon Island State Recreation Area

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) - A fisherman whose boat went down at Mormon Island State Recreation Area near Grand Island has been rescued. A man who'd been in the boat Thursday night made it to safety and called for help, fearing his two companions had drowned. Another soon made it to shore, but the third clung to the nearly submerged boat. Firefighters and a canoeist reached him and got him into the firefighters' craft so he could be taken to shore and to a hospital. More>>

More than two dozen Omaha police officers recognized

Omaha police officers honored

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ More than two dozen Omaha police officers have been honored for outstanding work. The Omaha Police Foundation named Officer Robbie Goering-Jensen the officer of the year for helping rescue three people from a house fire. Goering-Jensen entered a burning house three times to make sure that everyone inside made it out safely. He also received the Medal of Valor for his actions that day. The Omaha Police Foundation also recognized the efforts of the department's gang ... More>>

Survey shows Nebraska hunters satisfied

Nebraska turkey hunters happy with experience

(AP)  A survey of turkey hunters this fall shows they were mostly satisfied with their Nebraska hunting experience. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, which conducted the survey, says the questionnaire was open to 2016 fall turkey hunters. Of the 1,114 responses, 63 percent responded that they were satisfied with their hunting experience and 98 percent replied they would hunt in Nebraska again during the fall season.         The survey indicated tha...

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