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All West Haymarket Garages Open

All West Haymarket Garages Open

By: KLKN Newsroom8@klkntv.comMayor Chris Beutler announced that all the new parking garages in the West Haymarket area are now open.The Green 2 parking garage at on P Street has been completed and will be available for Saturday's Husker football game against Miami.About 3,000 new parking spaces are available in the four main garages:Red 1: R Street - 950 spacesGreen 2: - 700 spacesBlue 3: P Street - 950 spacesLumberworks: N Street - 450 spaces More>>

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Synthetic LSD found in Nebraska

Synthetic LSD found in Nebraska Video included

It's a drug that in person appears harmless, but 21 people across the country have died from synthetic LSD. More>>

Blue Cross Blue Shield holds town hall online

Blue Cross and Blue Shield holds town hall online

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has invited its members statewide to attend an online Town Hall... More>>

US Senate Candidates square off in North Platte

We're now less than two months away from the elections and Nebraska's US Senate candidates are battling it out for your vote! They squared off in a debate in North Platte over the weekend. More>>

Rollover crash sends one to hospital

A rollover crash near 134th Street and Havelock Avenue Tuesday sent one person to the hospital.  More>>

Large harvest expected

Large harvest expected

A USDA report rates 73 percent of corn and soybean crops as excellent, which could mean lower profits for farmers.  More>>

Scare at apartments for seniors

Scare at apartments for seniors

Union Manner residents were nearly evacuated Monday night because of a natural-gas leak.   More>>

Beatrice Man enters plea in sexual assault case

Scott Taylor, 39, pled no contest to sexual assault of a 9 year-old boy. More>>

Chambers urges Gale to rescind ballot decision

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Nebraska's longest-serving state senator is urging Secretary of State John Gale to rescind his decision to allow a name switch on the November ballot for lieutenant governor. More>>

Nebraska Fischer House campaign

Nebraska Fischer House campaign

A Lincoln woman is on a mission to bring a Fischer House to Nebraska... More>>

City to continue discussing public safety options

UPDATE: City to continue discussing public safety options Video included

City is considering option of sharing fire stations with rural district

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Huntington Elementary's Young Men's Club empowers students Video included

Huntington Elementary's Young Men's Club plans to help 5th grade boys learn skills necessary for becoming a young adult.

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When do parents cross the line on disciplining children?

The effects of child abuse have been found to cause medical issues like diabetes and cardiovascular problems. More>>

Human Rights Campaign to have larger presence in Nebraska

Human Rights Campaign to have larger presence in Nebraska

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organization, announced that it will have a continuously staffed presence in Nebraska .... More>>

Severe Asthma Treatment Video included

There are new procedures out there for those dealing with severe asthma. A local woman says one being offered by Bryan Health, saved her life. More>>

Second U.S. Senate debates takes place in North Platte Video included

The four candidates are looking to replace Sen. Mike Johanns, who is retiring. The election is November 4th. More>>

Omaha officers involved in shootout that killed "Cops" employee return to work

The three Omaha police officers involved in a shootout that killed a robbery suspect and a crew member of the TV show ``Cops'' will return to work next week. More>>

Stabbing suspect has bond eliminated

A 19-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother at the home she shared with him in Columbus now has no chance of getting out of jail.  More>>

Nebraska beats Fresno State 55-19

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Tommy Armstrong Jr. threw a 70-yard touchdown pass on the fourth play from scrimmage and Ameer Abdullah scored on a 57-yard run on Nebraska's next play to lead the Cornhuskers to a 55-19 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night.

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Prominent businessman and community leader passes away Video included

Founder of B&R stores, Russ Raybould, died Saturday morning at the age of 92 More>>

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    Rod Fowler

    Rod Fowler

    Rod Fowler grew up on a small farm near Tama, Iowa, which is between Cedar Rapids and Des Moines. As a child he helped his family raise cattle and make hay.
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    Rod Fowler grew up on a small farm near Tama, Iowa.More >>
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    Vanessa Brown

    Vanessa Brown

    Vanessa Brown comes to Lincoln from the CW affiliate, KDAF-TV, in Dallas, Texas where she was a reporter. She also served as producer and host of a weekly community service show called "DFW Closeup."More >>
    Vanessa Brown comes to Lincoln from the CW affiliate, KDAF-TV, in Dallas, Texas where she was a freelance reporter and hosted a community service program called "DFW (Dallas-Fort Worth) Closeup."More >>
  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor

    Bill Schammert

    Bill Schammert

    Bill Schammert was born and raised in Lincoln where he attended Lincoln Southwest High School and graduated from UNL.More >>
    Bill Schammert was born and raised in Lincoln where he attended Lincoln Southwest High School and graduated from UNL.More >>
  • The Channel 8 Eyewitness News On-Air StaffLearn more about your favorite Channel 8 Eyewitness News On-Air PersonalitiesMore>>

  • Lauren Fabrizi

    Lauren Fabrizi

    After writing and editing for her high school newspaper, Lauren knew that she wanted to pursue a career in print journalism, but something changed her mindMore >>
    After writing and editing for her high school newspaper, Lauren knew that she wanted to pursue a career in print journalism, but something changed her mind.More >>
  • Jenn Hatcher

    Jenn Hatcher

    Jenn grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Marian. In high school, she was the photo editor for her yearbook and attended a few different journalism camps, including one at the UNL Journalism School.More >>
    Jenn grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Marian. In high school, she was the photo editor for her yearbook and attended a few different journalism camps, including one at the UNL Journalism School.More >>
  • Camila Orti

    Camila Orti

    Camila was born in Stony Brook, NY, but calls Lincoln her hometown.  When she was young she participated in countless plays and musicals at the Lincoln Haymarket Theatre. 
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    Camila was born in Stony Brook, NY, but calls Lincoln her hometown.  When she was young she participated in countless plays and musicals at the Lincoln Haymarket Theatre.More >>
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    Channel 8 KLKN-TV is now on Twitter. Get news headlines, weather forecasts and sports updates: www.twitter.com/Channel8ABC Channel 8 Eyewitness News weekday evening team of Rod Fowler, Vanessa Brown, LukeMore >>
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  • Entertainment for the week of September 15th

    Rook's Roundup

    Rook's Roundup

     Click to check out the latest area entertainment news from Bob Rook.  You can also see Rook's Roundup every Thursday on the Channel 8 Eyewitness News Midday and Channel 8 Eyewitness News at Five.More >>
    Click to check out the latest area entertainment news from Bob Rook.  You can also see Rook's Roundup every Thursday on the Channel 8 Eyewitness News Midday and Channel 8 Eyewitness News at Five.More >>
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