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House fire forces family to evacuate

A family is evacuated from their home after smoke fills their basement.

 

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Live horse racing coming back, briefly Video included

 It's been 20 months since the city of Lincoln last saw a live horse racing event. This week, that will all change.
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One Fatality at 16th & Old Cheney Accident

UPDATE: One Fatality at 16th & Old Cheney Accident Video included

A three car accident sends three people to the hospital, shutting down the westbound lanes of Old Cheney.  More>>

New daily direct flights from Lincoln to Atlanta

New daily direct flights from Lincoln to Atlanta Video included

Updated:

Beginning Wednesday, Delta Air Lines will offer direct flights from Lincoln Airport to Atlanta.  More>>

Second man sentenced in beating deaths

Tyler Thornburg was in court Tuesday for sentencing in the beating death of David Mueller.  More>>

Archery business burglarized

A business is out $900 after a burglary. More>>

Deputies looking for driver involved in hit and run

Deputies are looking for a hit and run driver. More>>

First gubernatorial debate kicks off at State Fair Video included

Topics debated included early childhood education, higher education, property taxes, prison reform, minimum wage, proposed Medicaid expansion and immigration policy.

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St. E's out of network for Blue Cross Blue Shield as contract expires

A contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and Catholic Health Initiatives' UniNet has expired, and officials say no negotiations have been scheduled. More>>

Shooting victim's girlfriend speaks out

Shooting victim's girlfriend speaks out

Friends and family are remembering Maurice "Moe" Williams for his kindness, positivity and a smile that could light up a room. More>>

Man arrested for home invasion robbery

A Lincoln man has been arrested in connection with a home invasion robbery. More>>

Fire destroys barn in Seward County

Officials say a barn that caught fire around 1:30 a.m. Monday is a complete loss. More>>

Branched Oak Lake hit hard again with severe weather Video included

Severe weather makes the holiday weekend a wet one for campers. More>>

Supreme Court ruling will hurt cigar bars

Supreme Court ruling will hurt cigar bars Video included

The ruling means no smoking will be allowed in any indoor public place

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Nebraska City bank robber wanted by FBI

Nebraska City bank robber wanted by FBI

Authorities say a man who robbed a bank in Nebraska City earlier this month matches the description of the "AK-47 Bandit'' who has robbed banks across several western states.

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UNL police investigating early morning robbery

UNL police investigating early morning robbery

UNL Police say a student was assaulted and robbed on campus More>>

Police investigating armed robbery

Police investigating armed robbery

An attempted drug deal turned armed robbery has Lincoln Police looking for several suspects.

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  • Pakistan: 910 militants killed since June

    Pakistan: 910 militants killed since June

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 1:22 AM EDT2014-09-03 05:22:08 GMT
    Pakistan's military says it has killed 910 suspected militants and lost 82 soldiers in a major offensive launched in June in a restive tribal region near Afghanistan.More >>
    Pakistan's military says it has killed 910 suspected militants and lost 82 soldiers in a major offensive launched in June in a restive tribal region near Afghanistan.More >>
  • Second Syria beheading raises stakes for US

    Second Syria beheading raises stakes for US

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-09-03 05:12:37 GMT
    Islamic State extremists have released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in...More >>
    Islamic State extremists have released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in Iraq will...More >>
  • China's top leaders remember victory over Japan

    China's top leaders remember victory over Japan

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-09-03 05:12:32 GMT
    President Xi Jinping straightened ribbons on huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender as part of a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's...More >>
    President Xi Jinping straightened ribbons on huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender as part of a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical...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

    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 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 >>
    Follow The Channel 8 Eyewitness News, Weather And Sports Facebook and Twitter.More >>
  • Entertainment for the week of August 25th

    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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