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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>>

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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>>

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law Video included

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies. More>>

Family of beating victim speaks out

Family of beating victim speaks out Video included

Shane Walton and David Mueller's killers have been convicted of manslaughter.
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Police search for suspects who attempted arson overnight

Police search for suspects who attempted arson overnight

Lincoln police are searching for suspects who attempted arson overnight. More>>

South Haymarket long range planning shows urban living

South Haymarket long range planning shows urban living Video included

With not much room left to build in the west Haymarket, planners are starting to look south. More>>

Cost saving tips as Lincoln hits 102 degrees Video included

By: Bill Schammertbschammert@klkntv.comAs the sun scorched the capital city on Monday, hundreds of kids at Trago Spray Park were more than happy to play outside."It's nice and kind of windy," mother Edith Titemoh said. "We're just happy to see the kids cool down."Other parents agreed. A slight breeze made the 102-degree heat a little more bearable."We ran over here," mother Tina Bloomfield said. "Didn't bring our swimsuits, but we're having fun."July 21st was Lincoln's first 100-degree day of... More>>

UPDATE: Suspect shot during robbery attempt

UPDATE: Suspect shot during robbery attempt Video included

Lincoln Police are investigating an attempted robbery that ended in a shooting. More>>

Family fights inmate's return to prison

Family fights inmate's return to prison Video included

A Beatrice family says they're not giving up on a loved one who was recently taken back in custody after completing a 10 year prison sentence.  More>>

Health officials: Protect pets from heat

Health officials: Protect pets from heat

The public is reminded to stay alert to the dangers of leaving dogs and other pets in a vehicle or without proper shade and fresh water. More>>

Business donates fans Video included

Cool air is a luxury many people go without during the summer. With temperatures reaching into the triple digits Monday, a fan becomes a necessity. More>>

UPDATE:Woman assaulted while jogging on Lincoln trail Video included

Police say the 25–year–old was jogging on the Murdock Trail east of 84th St. when she was grabbed from behind. More>>

Overloaded bins caused deadly plant collapse in Omaha

Overloaded bins caused deadly plant collapse in Omaha

The Jan. 20 structural collapse of International Nutrition Inc.’s Omaha-facility caused the death of two workers.


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One injured, IHOP damaged after domestic dispute

UPDATE: IHOP incident suspect turns himself in

Lincoln Police say a domestic dispute led to thousands of dollars in damage to parked cars and a local business. More>>

Friends remember life of fatal motorcycle crash victim Video included

A memorial stands tall at the intersection of Cotner Boulevard and O Street in Lincoln in honor 21–year–old Jessie McCain. More>>

Group raising money to build Lincoln Veteran's Home Video included

For years now, "Operation Veteran's Encouraging Recovery" has been working to open a Veteran's Home in the capital city. That hope is slowly becoming a reality. 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 >>
  • 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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  • Deliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 3

    Deliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 3

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:33:43 GMT
    A jury in St. Paul is set to resume deliberating for a third day whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.More >>
    A jury in St. Paul has reconvened for a third day to deliberate whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.More >>
  • How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

    How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:35:50 GMT
    By The Associated Press Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The...More >>
    By The Associated Press Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated...More >>
  • Slow North Dakota city fire alert raises concern

    Slow North Dakota city fire alert raises concern

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:23:59 GMT
    A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than...More >>
    A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than six...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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