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Senior living coming to West Haymarket

Senior living coming to West Haymarket

A $19.4 million, eight-story building will be built near "O" and Canopy streets. More>>

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No human cases of West Nile virus reported in Lancaster Co.

No human cases of West Nile virus reported in Lancaster Co.

Health officials encourage residents to continue to protect themselves against mosquito bites. More>>

Child welfare expert fined for incident exposure

Child welfare expert fined for incident exposure

A Washington, D.C. child-welfare expert who was accused of exposing himself to some girls at a Lincoln hotel has made a deal with prosecutors. More>>

Columbus woman killed in stabbing

Columbus woman killed in stabbing

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A Columbus woman had died after being stabbed, and police have arrested her grandson in connection with the killing. More>>

Surgeon General taking on skin cancer Video included

Stop tanning. That’s what the Surgeon General recommends. Save your skin, save your life. More>>

Palestinian-Americans protest Middle East violence Video included

At least 17 more Palestinians were killed after an Israeli rocket hit a school in Gaza on Wednesday. As dozens more die every day, several took to the streets of Lincoln to protest against the violence in the Middle East. More>>

35 percent in US facing debt collectors

35 percent in US facing debt collectors Video included

A study by the Urban Institute shows that more than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies. More>>

People's City Mission Free Clinic in need of volunteers

People's City Mission Free Clinic in need of volunteers Video included

The third largest free clinic in the U.S. says with thousands of patients, staffing can be a struggle.  More>>

One year since grand opening, Railyard businesses 'optimistic' for future Video included

A year following the opening of the Railyard, businesses comment on successes and challenges.

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Four Lincoln businesses burglarized Video included

Lincoln Police are looking for a suspect who they believe burglarized four businesses early Tuesday morning. More>>

Bank fund set up for family of Hickman soldier killed in Afghanistan

Bank fund set up for family of Hickman soldier killed in Afghanistan

A bank fund has been set up for the family of Benjamin Prange who died last Thursday after the vehicle he was riding in hit an explosive device. More>>

Company to fight penalties in Omaha plant collapse

Company to fight penalties in Omaha plant collapse

A livestock feed company says it will contest citations and proposed penalties issued for the collapse of an Omaha plant that killed two employees. More>>

One killed, three injured in southern Nebraska collision

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Authorities say a collision between a pickup and a sport utility vehicle has killed one person and injured three in south-central Nebraska's Hall County. More>>

Hastings man accused of trying to kill officer

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A 29-year-old Hastings man has been accused of trying to kill a police officer who was hanging out of a car the man was driving in an attempt to flee. More>>

Heart patient sees role reversal with therapy dog visit

Heart patient sees role reversal with therapy dog visit Video included

Murphy, the golden retriever is switching up his schedule this week because he has someone very special to see... More>>

Sen. Ashford: We need a Special Session Video included

After the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences, Sen. Brad Ashford says lawmakers need to go back to work.  More>>

Piedmont renovation update

Piedmont renovation update Video included

Local business owners say they can't wait for the new center's grand opening in September  More>>

New option for downtown living in Lincoln Video included

The 124–unit complex targeting students sits on UNL's campus but gives residents an off–campus lifestyle. More>>

Nikko Jenkins sent to psychiatric hospital

Nikko Jenkins sent to psychiatric hospital

A judge has ordered Nikko Jenkins to a state psychiatric hospital for treatment in an effort to restore his mental competency to undergo sentencing. More>>

Lawsuit challenges horse racing ballot measure

Lawsuit challenges horse racing ballot measure

A Nebraska anti-gambling group has filed a lawsuit to keep off the November ballot a measure that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races.  More>>

Projects on O Street result in street and lane closures

Projects on O Street result in street and lane closures

Motorists can expect lane closures along two areas of East “O” Street over the next week.  More>>

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  • Dutch retrieve DNA of some Ukraine crash victims

    Dutch retrieve DNA of some Ukraine crash victims

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:33:19 GMT
    The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.More >>
    The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.More >>
  • Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

    Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:28:13 GMT
    Islamic hard-line militias are claiming to have taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating army units, taking over military barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes...More >>
    Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after...More >>
  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:04:48 GMT
    An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.More >>
    Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remains bitterly contested between government forces and...More >>
  • Meet The Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor TeamNews Team BiosMore>>

  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor

    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 >>
  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor

    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

    Erika Summers

    Erika Summers

    Erika Summers was born at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lincoln. She spent some of her childhood in Syracuse, Nebraska before moving to Fort Collins, Colorado with her family.
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    Erika Summers was born in Lincoln and spent some of her childhood in Syracuse, Nebraska before moving to Fort Collins, Colorado with her family.  While working for the campus television station at CSU, she produced an investigative story about the lack of food inspectors at the university.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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    KLKN-TV iPhone Application

    Channel 8 KLKN-TV has IPhone and Android applications.  Within the application you can watch Channel 8 Eyewitness News stories.  Today's top stories, forecasts from Lincoln's Own Weather Experts, sportsMore >>
    Channel 8 KLKN-TV  has an app for Android, iPhone and iPad users. Installation instructions are here.More >>
  • Follow Channel 8 ABC on Twitter and Facebook

    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 July 28th

    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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