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Early morning rollover sends one to hospital

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Rescue crews responded to a one vehicle rollover crash, a little after 5 a.m. this morning.  More>>

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Oil transparency petition delivered to Governor Heineman

Oil transparency petition delivered to Governor Heineman Video included

Well over 100 people started at the foot of the capitol and marched over to the governor’s mansion, Thursday. More>>

Beer tasting event will benefit stroke survivors

Beer tasting event will benefit stroke survivors Video included

A local beer tasting event will help fund a camp for stroke survivors.

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Federal disaster declaration approved for June storms

Federal disaster declaration approved for June storms

Gov. Dave Heineman was notified that his request for a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance in 12 counties was approved by President Barack Obama.   More>>

Law enforcement, lawmakers team up for education

Law enforcement, lawmakers team up for education Video included

State leaders say more emphasis on education could solve many problems with the state's prisons.  More>>

Hail storm causes extra preparation for Wilber's annual Czech Days Video included

People in Wilber continue to patch up homes and businesses as they prepare for this year's Czech Days festival.

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Mayor's budget compromise calls for two new police officers

Mayor's budget compromise calls for two new police officers

Mayor Beutler and the Lincoln City Council have reached a compromise on the City’s 2014-16 budget that will add two officers over the biennium and maintain funding for the Parks and Rec.  More>>

Rollover accident on I-180 exit sends two to hospital

Rollover accident on I-180 exit sends two to hospital

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A van rolled onto its side while driving on the I-180 North and W. Cornhusker Hwy.  More>>

Nebraska consumers will benefit from $1,543,091 in health insurance refunds

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Health care law will provide families in Nebraska with an average refund of $108 this summer More>>

Budget proposal to include nature center fee Video included

Come next spring, heading out to the Pioneers Park Nature Center could cost families a small fee. More>>

Large crowd shows to honor Jessie McCain

Large crowd shows to honor Jessie McCain Video included

A funeral service for Jessie McCain is being held in Lincoln Friday morning at Christ Place..... More>>

Beaver Daze still a go in Beaver Crossing

Beaver Daze still a go in Beaver Crossing Video included

Despite months of clean-up, residents of Beaver Crossing aren't missing out on a summer tradition. More>>

Lincoln police arrest man for sexual assault and robbery

Lincoln police arrest man for sexual assault and robbery

Lincoln Police say a 27-year-old man has been arrested for robbing and sexually assaulting a woman late Tuesday night. More>>

UPDATE: Missing Madison teen found in Lincoln

UDPATE: Missing Madison teen found in Lincoln

The boy was found safe in northeast Lincoln. More>>

Man arrested after crashing car into home Video included

Tuesday night, a family is forced out of their home after a driver slammed into the side of their house. More>>

City fountain vandalized

City fountain vandalized

Somebody vandalized a water fountain near the Sunken Gardens.... More>>

The Nebraska Whole Child Project

The Nebraska Whole Child Project Video included

   Recent data shows a direct correlation between student health and student achievement. More>>

Mission seeing increase in women and children Video included

By: Bill Schammertbschammert@klkntv.comWhen temperatures spike, so do numbers at Lincoln's People's City Mission. But this year, it's not your typical summer increase.Pastor Tom Barber, executive director at the Mission, says numbers will peak at around 380 people on hot July nights. Though lately, it's more than a jump in men filing through the doors."There's an unusual amount of women and children coming to stay this summer," he said.Carol Petties and her four children were forced into the ... More>>

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  • Central American leaders convening at White House

    Central American leaders convening at White House

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:52:11 GMT
    President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...More >>
    President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the...More >>
  • Australia, Netherlands start to secure crash site

    Australia, Netherlands start to secure crash site

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:46:11 GMT
    The Ukrainian army has reported rebel attacks overnight throughout the restive east, claiming that at one border crossing the rebels were supported by artillery fire from the Russian side.More >>
    A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments that will try to protect the crash area...More >>
  • Officials: 3 Palestinians killed in West Bank

    Officials: 3 Palestinians killed in West Bank

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:46:08 GMT
    An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.More >>
    Palestinian hospital officials say three Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank, which has become increasingly restive because of a war between Israel and Hamas militants next door in the Gaza Strip.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 >>
  • NationalMore>>

  • Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

    Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:34:29 GMT
    Pot may be legal in some states - but the neighbors don't have to like it.More >>
    Pot may be legal in some states - but the neighbors don't have to like it.More >>
  • Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

    Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:15:18 GMT
    Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself.More >>
    Authorities are attempting to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the...More >>
  • Ohio State band marches on after director's firing

    Ohio State band marches on after director's firing

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:12:49 GMT
    The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director; a day after he was fired they're performing with the Columbus Symphony in what's often considered the band's unofficial season kickoff.More >>
    The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its unofficial season kickoff.More >>
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  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News iPhone and Android Applications

    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 21st

    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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