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South Haymarket long range planning shows urban living

South Haymarket long range planning shows urban living Video included

With not much room left to build in the west Haymarket, planners are starting to look south. More>>

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Cost saving tips as Lincoln hits 102 degrees Video included

By: Bill Schammertbschammert@klkntv.comAs the sun scorched the capital city on Monday, hundreds of kids at Trago Spray Park were more than happy to play outside."It's nice and kind of windy," mother Edith Titemoh said. "We're just happy to see the kids cool down."Other parents agreed. A slight breeze made the 102-degree heat a little more bearable."We ran over here," mother Tina Bloomfield said. "Didn't bring our swimsuits, but we're having fun."July 21st was Lincoln's first 100-degree day of... More>>

UPDATE: Suspect shot during robbery attempt

UPDATE: Suspect shot during robbery attempt Video included

Lincoln Police are investigating an attempted robbery that ended in a shooting. More>>

Family fights inmate's return to prison

Family fights inmate's return to prison Video included

A Beatrice family says they're not giving up on a loved one who was recently taken back in custody after completing a 10 year prison sentence.  More>>

Health officials: Protect pets from heat

Health officials: Protect pets from heat

The public is reminded to stay alert to the dangers of leaving dogs and other pets in a vehicle or without proper shade and fresh water. More>>

Business donates fans Video included

Cool air is a luxury many people go without during the summer. With temperatures reaching into the triple digits Monday, a fan becomes a necessity. More>>

UPDATE:Woman assaulted while jogging on Lincoln trail Video included

Police say the 25–year–old was jogging on the Murdock Trail east of 84th St. when she was grabbed from behind. More>>

Lincoln man enters plea agreement in gang beating death

Lincoln man enters plea agreement in gang beating death

20-year-old Richard McLaughlin, III pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of Shane Walton. More>>

Overloaded bins caused deadly plant collapse in Omaha

Overloaded bins caused deadly plant collapse in Omaha

The Jan. 20 structural collapse of International Nutrition Inc.’s Omaha-facility caused the death of two workers.


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One injured, IHOP damaged after domestic dispute

UPDATE: IHOP incident suspect turns himself in

Lincoln Police say a domestic dispute led to thousands of dollars in damage to parked cars and a local business. More>>

Friends remember life of fatal motorcycle crash victim Video included

A memorial stands tall at the intersection of Cotner Boulevard and O Street in Lincoln in honor 21–year–old Jessie McCain. More>>

Group raising money to build Lincoln Veteran's Home Video included

For years now, "Operation Veteran's Encouraging Recovery" has been working to open a Veteran's Home in the capital city. That hope is slowly becoming a reality. More>>

Lincoln woman dies in crash

UPDATE: Police identify fatal motorcycle crash victim

A Lincoln woman has died after being involved in a motorcycle vs. SUV crash. More>>

First annual Nebraska Folk & Roots Festival held in Railyard

Folk music has taken the capital city by storm this weekend as part of the first annual Nebraska Folk & Roots Festival in the Railyard. More>>

Family raising money for toddler with Epilepsy Video included

2-year-old Alaina Case can have up to 80 seizures a day. Her parents say they're doing what they can to help their little girl.

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Police investigate hit and run

Lincoln Police say they're looking for information about a hit and run crash early Saturday morning. More>>

Four arrested for possession of stolen copper wire

Lincoln Police arrested four men they say tried to sell close to one thousand pounds of copper wire. More>>

Man arrested for attempted murder Video included

A man is behind bars after threatening a woman with a gun early Saturday morning. More>>

Pilger to hold annual summer festival despite tornado damage Video included

Pilger kicked off its annual Pilger Days event Friday.

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