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DHHS Program helps Nebraskans with special needs find jobs Lincoln News

DHHS Program helps Nebraskans with special needs find jobs Video included

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News 8@klkntv.com Whitney Gropp is celebrating a huge milestone in life. The Lincoln woman started working at the Little Wonderland Daycare in July. It's her first paying job. "I like my new job,” Gropp said. “I work in the kitchen, take the food out to the kids, and then when the kids are done I clean the chairs and the tables and put them away and sweep and mop." Whitney got the job by working with Integrated... More>>

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Veterans Advisory Group presents two major donations

Earlier today the Veterans Advisory Group for the Lincoln Veterans Affairs Clinic presented two major donations at the VA Coffeehouse, which is held in the VA clinic auditorium.

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Pfizer tells Nebraska not to use its drugs in execution

Pfizer tells Nebraska not to use its drugs in execution

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer is demanding that Nebraska return any drugs manufactured by the company or its affiliate that the state plans to use in an execution.

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Man found guilty of killing Scottsbluff girlfriend

Man found guilty of killing Scottsbluff girlfriend

A man charged with killing his girlfriend has been convicted of first-degree murder and weapons count. 

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Ex-trooper seeks to revive suit against former patrol head

Ex-trooper seeks to revive suit against former patrol head

A former Nebraska State Patrol trooper is asking the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to revive his lawsuit against the patrol head fired earlier this year.      

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Nebraska unemployment for October lowest since 1999

Nebraska unemployment for October lowest since 1999

The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped slightly in October to 2.7 percent, reaching a low that hasn't been seen since 1999. 

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Police say man dies after early morning crash in Omaha

Police say man dies after early morning crash in Omaha

Police say an Omaha man has died following a two-vehicle crash at a southwestern city intersection. 

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Death penalty hearing for Anthony Garcia pushed to March

Death penalty hearing for Anthony Garcia pushed to March

A death penalty sentencing hearing has again been delayed for a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school.

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Fired Nebraska trooper faces new federal drug charges

Fired Nebraska trooper faces new federal drug charges

A former Nebraska State Patrol investigator charged earlier this year with stealing ammunition from the patrol's facility in Omaha now faces federal charges, accused of stealing narcotics while on the job. 

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Unusual drug bust in Lincoln last night Lincoln News

Unusual drug bust in Lincoln last night

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police arrested 28-year-old Billy Walton last night near 27th and Superior.  Officers attempted to his car over for having fictitious plates. Police say Walton didn't stop, instead accelerated.  When Walton finally brought the car to a stop he and the passenger took off running.  Officers found Walton hiding in the grass.  Police say he was in possession of almost 7 grams of meth and 27 grams of marijua...

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Guns stolen out of truck after being left by hunter

Guns Stolen Out of Truck

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News 8@klkntv.com A Lincoln man is missing two guns after leaving them in his truck over the weekend.  Police say a 57-year-old left a rifle, shotgun and ammunition in his truck on Saturday.  He then reported the items missing four days later, on Wednesday. Police say he doesn't know where or when it happened, but it did happen in Lincoln.  The firearms were worth $1000.

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Death penalty hearing for Anthony Garcia pushed to March

Death penalty hearing for Anthony Garcia pushed to March

A death penalty sentencing hearing has again been delayed for a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school.

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