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14th and Old Cheney massive construction project

14th and Old Cheney massive construction project Video included

After discussions and blue prints being talked about, people came together Tuesday to learn about a big construction project here in Lincoln. We're talking about the long awaited roundabout at 14th and Old Cheney. 

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LPS board approves interlocal agreement Video included

On Tuesday, the Lincoln Board of Education voted 4-1 to pass the interlocal agreement for increasing school safety. 

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MADD Hero Awards

MADD recognized 40 law enforcement and others across the state, who work to take impaired drivers off the road. 

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Bishop Heights Park Celebration

Bishop Heights Park Celebration Video included

Eight–year–old Simon Brockmeier went door–to–door, held fundraisers and applied for a grant to get new playground equipment at Bishop Heights Park.

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American Idol trip winner Lincoln News

American Idol trip winner Video included

Maddie Poppe won last night's American Idol Finale.   

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Local organizations ask for summer volunteers Video included

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Summer is quickly approaching and if you want to spend your days off doing more than sitting by the pool, There are a lot of organizations in Lincoln that could use your help. One of those is Tabitha's Meals on Wheels program. "We are shy volunteers for the summer, we have about 50 open routes,” Gina Cotton with Tabitha said. “It's perfect for a college student or high school student or a family to see Linco... More>>

LES donates solar powered charging stations to Holmes Lake

LES donates solar powered charging stations to Holmes Lake Video included

Lincoln Electric System (LES) is going green and giving back to the community! 

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Labor of love: making bowls for a good cause

Labor of love: making bowls for a good cause Video included

Next Tuesday the Food Bank of Lincoln is hosting their 16th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon. 

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Longtime LFR Battalion Chief Retires

Longtime LFR Battalion Chief Retires Video included

 It's the emotional ending that still hasn't sunk in. "I don't think it will really soak in until next Wednesday when it would be time to get up and go to work," former Battalion Chief Leo Benes said.  Leo Benes' 32 year career at Lincoln Fire and Rescue came to an en...

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Police make unusual amount of arrests for possession of meth

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln police arrested ten people last night for possession of methaphetamine. Several of the arrests also turned up other drugs including LSD, THC wax, and various pills. A canine officer assisted with two of the arrests. Police said this number of arrests is highly unusual for one night. More>>

Colorado man points gun at bus carrying 23 on I-80

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  One man is in jail after making terroristic threats along Interstate 80. It happened near mile marker 403. 36-year-old Scott Jenkins of Colorado allegedly cut in front of an Arrow Bus carrying 23 people then slammed on the brakes. Jenkins then pulled out a loaded .45 caliber handgun and pointed it back at the bus. The bus driver called 911 and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Deputies and the State Patrol Troopers locat... More>>

Police looking for suspect who stole a car and ran from police

 Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln Police are looking for the man who stole a car and then ran from police. The 2007 Buick Rendezvous was taken Sunday from S and S Transmission on 20th and P streets. Surveillance video captures the suspect taking three sets of keys and then leaving with the Buick. Early Tuesday morning an officer spotted the car and tried to stop it, but the driver sped off and police stopped chasing hi... More>>

Police respond to two large fights Monday evening

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln Police had a busy Monday night responding to two big fights within hours of each other.  Police said the first broke out at Antelope Park just after 4:00 p.m. Officers reported the fight involved 30 people.  Then, a second fight broke out a few hours later, just before 7:00 p.m. near 14th and Adams.  Police said it involved the same group that was fighting at Antelope Park.  Police said dur... More>>

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