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Four Lincoln businesses burglarized

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

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People's City Mission Free Clinic in need of volunteers

People's City Mission Free Clinic in need of volunteers

The third largest free clinic in the U.S. saw around 17,000 patients last year. And staffing, can be a struggle.  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>>

Railyard rally for Pilger

Railyard rally for Pilger Video included

Monday night, restaurants in the Railyard were raising money for Pilger.Hiro 88 manager, Chadwick Fischer says, "We really wanted to give back to a community that was really in need and support any part of Nebraska that needs rebuilt. More>>

LPS hires 360 new teachers Video included

August 12th. The start of the LPS school year is just more than two weeks away. Superintendent Dr. Steve Joel says it's the earliest Lincoln Public Schools has ever started. More>>

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  • 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 >>
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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

    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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    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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