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Orthopedic surgeon visits Channel 8

Orthopedic surgeon visits Channel 8 Video included

Orthobiologic--it's a new procedure that could alleviate joint pain and regenerate cells. Today we had a special guest to talk about the procedure. Watch the video above to learn more. More>>

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UPDATE: Hy-Vee robbery suspect arrested

UPDATE: Hy-Vee robbery suspect arrested Video included

The suspect accused of robbing a Hy-Vee pharmacy near 70th and Pioneers Blvd. has been arrested. 

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Nebraska law enforcement using drug to save lives

Officers Andrew Ray and Christopher Smith have been with Omaha Police Department since 2015.

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Shotgun Found in Toss Box

Shotgun Found in Toss Box

The People's City Mission recently found a shotgun in a Toss Box donation bin.

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Hastings man throws pot roast at girlfriend after saying it was too hot

Hastings man throws pot roast at girlfriend after saying it was too hot

Police said when Delgado attempted to eat the pot roast he thought it was too hot and allegedly threw the bowl at her forehead.

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UNL starts renovation of east side of Memorial Stadium Video included

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  The east side of Memorial Stadium, near 14 and Vine, is getting a face-lift. "This is the Loop Road Renovation project focused on Vine Street and starting to create a new plaza and green space environment in the heart of campus," Brooke Hay, director of Capital Construction for UNL said.  The first part of this project started last month, that's turning Vine street into a two-way street with parking along ...

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Spirit Ride urges drivers to slow down, move for first responders Lincoln News

Spirit Ride urges drivers to slow down, move for first responders

We rely on first responders during emergencies, but now first responders are relying on drivers to help prevent accidents.

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Lincoln to test run autonomous shuttle Video included

Lincoln is trying to take a big step into the future with public transportation. It's one of a handful of cities chosen to test a driver-less shuttle. It's a unique program, and if successful, an autonomous shuttle service could come to Lincoln as soon as next year.

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Oak Ridge Boys concert moved to Pinnacle Bank Arena

The show will begin at 7:00 p.m. as originally scheduled.

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President Trump says he will sign 'something' soon to keep immigrant families together

"I’ll be doing something that’s somewhat preemptive and ultimately will be matched by legislation I’m sure,” Trump said.

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Nebraska State Trooper uses NARCAN to save person who overdosed on opioids

A trooper with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), working with the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, was able to revive a subject suffering from an opioid overdose by administering a dose of NARCAN Tuesday evening near Dunning. 

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Police: Lincoln home likely to be demolished after copper theft

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  A Lincoln home is likely to be demolished after police said it was targeted by copper thieves.  The home, near 6th and F street was recently bought by the company TMCO. Police said when a manager for that company checked the property on Monday, he found extensive damage.  The victim said there were several holes in the walls and floors of every room in the home and the entire house was covered in insulation.  ... More>>

Seven guns stolen from Lincoln home

Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  A Lincoln man is missing seven guns after his home near 66th and Dudley street was broken into.  It happened Monday evening. Police said the victim was returning home with his dog after it was found by Animal Control when he noticed a door to his home was broken.  Once inside, police said the man discovered the glass door of his locked gun cabinet was broken, and a shotgun, rifle and three handguns were missin... More>>

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  • Lincoln teen accused of steal truck from secured valet area

    Lincoln teen accused of steal truck from secured valet area

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  An 18-year-old Lincoln man was arrested for burglary Tuesday after stealing a 2017 Chevy Silverado.  Officers contacted the man, Justin Gafke, near N 1st and W Irving street because they said he was going almost 20 over the 35 mile per hour speed limit.  Police said Gafke was acting odd, and eventually told the officer he didn't have permission to have the truck.  Police called the owner who said he thought h...More >>
    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  An 18-year-old Lincoln man was arrested for burglary Tuesday after stealing a 2017 Chevy Silverado.  Officers contacted the man, Justin Gafke, near N 1st and W Irving street because they said he was going almost 20 over the 35 mile per hour speed limit.  Police said Gafke was acting odd, and eventually told the officer he didn't have permission to have the truck.  Police called the owner who said he thought h...More >>
  • Nebraska advances execution plans despite secrecy concerns

    Nebraska advances execution plans despite secrecy concerns

    Nebraska advances execution plans despite secrecy concerns

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska officials are forging ahead with their effort to execute the state's longest-serving death-row inmate without disclosing where they obtained lethal injection drugs, despite a judge's order this week to identify their supplier. The Nebraska attorney general appealed the judge's ruling on Tuesday as it pushes in a separate case to set a July 10 execution date set for Carey Dean Moore. State officials are scrambling to execute Moore before their supply of ...

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    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska officials are forging ahead with their effort to execute the state's longest-serving death-row inmate without disclosing where they obtained lethal injection drugs, despite a judge's order this week to identify their supplier. The Nebraska attorney general appealed the judge's ruling on Tuesday as it pushes in a separate case to set a July 10 execution date set for Carey Dean Moore. State officials are scrambling to execute Moore before their supply of ...

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  • Capital Humane Society Pet Adoptions

    Capital Humane Society Pet Adoptions

    Capital Humane Society Pet Adoptions

    Bob Downey of the Capital Humane Society says the center is nearly at capacity. They need your help to get more pets adopted. Today he brought in Stanley the kitten, but they have more than just cats. Listen to the full interview to find out where and when you can adopt pets for a discounted fee.More >>
    Bob Downey of the Capital Humane Society says the center is nearly at capacity. They need your help to get more pets adopted. Today he brought in Stanley the kitten, but they have more than just cats. Listen to the full interview to find out where and when you can adopt pets for a discounted fee.More >>
  • Train vs. car collision sends one to the hospital Tuesday night

    Train vs. car collision sends one to the hospital Tuesday night

    Train vs. car collision sends one to the hospital Tuesday night

    Tuesday night, a train traveling westbound near Ashland collided with a Jeep Wrangler.

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    Tuesday night, a train traveling westbound near Ashland collided with a Jeep Wrangler.

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  • New fire station opens in Lincoln

    New fire station opens in Lincoln

    New fire station opens in Lincoln

    Station 11 opened its doors today near 46th and Adams streets.

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    Station 11 opened its doors today near 46th and Adams streets.

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  • Morning rain causes flooding in Elkhorn

    Morning rain causes flooding in Elkhorn

    Morning rain causes flooding in Elkhorn

    Following some heavy rain Tuesday morning, Westbound near 216th and Maple Street as well as Heritage Nursery saw major flooding.  

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    Following some heavy rain Tuesday morning, Westbound near 216th and Maple Street as well as Heritage Nursery saw major flooding.  

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  • Jazz in June moved indoors

    Jazz in June moved indoors

    Jazz in June moved indoors

    The concert series Jazz in June moved inside the Bourbon Tuesday night. It's a good thing the move happened because rain started 15 minutes before showtime.

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    The concert series Jazz in June moved inside the Bourbon Tuesday night. It's a good thing the move happened because rain started 15 minutes before showtime.

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  • Lower gas bills on the horizon

    Lower gas bills on the horizon

    Black Hills Energy announced Tuesday because of how much they're saving from the new federal tax cuts, they're passing it along to their customers. 

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    Black Hills Energy announced Tuesday because of how much they're saving from the new federal tax cuts, they're passing it along to their customers. 

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  • OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

    OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:04:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. Ministers from the Organization of the Pe...(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. Ministers from the Organization of the Pe...
    OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air.More >>
    OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air.More >>
  • German lawmaker says Turkey bars him as election observer

    German lawmaker says Turkey bars him as election observer

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:04:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). People walk past posters of Meral Aksener, the presidential candidate of nationalist opposition IYI (Good) Party, in Istanbul, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Aksener, 61, who split from Turkey's main nationalist party following a spat...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). People walk past posters of Meral Aksener, the presidential candidate of nationalist opposition IYI (Good) Party, in Istanbul, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Aksener, 61, who split from Turkey's main nationalist party following a spat...
    A German lawmaker says the Turkish government is denying him entry to the country as an international observer in this weekend's elections.More >>
    A German lawmaker says the Turkish government is denying him entry to the country as an international observer in this weekend's elections.More >>
  • Pope, in Geneva, says Christians must work together on peace

    Pope, in Geneva, says Christians must work together on peace

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:04:17 GMT
    Pope Francis has arrived in Geneva, one of the world's first cities to adopt the Protestant Reformation, for a one-day visit to highlight the importance of Christians praying and working together.More >>
    Pope Francis has arrived in Geneva, one of the world's first cities to adopt the Protestant Reformation, for a one-day visit to highlight the importance of Christians praying and working together.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.

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  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor

    Megan Conway

    Megan Conway

    Megan is from Indianola, Nebraska. “From the time I could talk, I was on a stage singing, acting dancing or giving speeches”, Megan remembers. She loved helping out on the farm and visiting her Grandma Sina, who was one of the most important and influential people in her life.

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    Megan is from Indianola, Nebraska. “From the time I could talk, I was on a stage singing, acting dancing or giving speeches”, Megan remembers. She loved helping out on the farm and visiting her Grandma Sina, who was one of the most important and influential people in her life.

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  • Channel 8 Eyewitness News Anchor

    Nolan Crane

    Nolan Crane

    Nolan grew up in Oakland, CA., where he played Little League Baseball, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and enjoyed camping. He says that he also enjoyed watching the news with his family.

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    Nolan grew up in Oakland, CA., where he played Little League Baseball, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and enjoyed camping. He says that he also enjoyed watching the news with his family.

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  • The Channel 8 Eyewitness News On-Air StaffLearn more about your favorite Channel 8 Eyewitness News On-Air PersonalitiesMore>>

  • Bayley Bischof

    Bayley Bischof

    Bayley is from Waverly. NE.  She remembers always writing stories, writing was always my favorite subject in school.  As soon as she took her first journalism class as a sophomore in high school, she knew what she wanted to do with her life.

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    Bayley is from Waverly. NE.  She remembers always writing stories, writing was always my favorite subject in school.  As soon as she took her first journalism class as a sophomore in high school, she knew what she wanted to do with her life.

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  • Brent BonFleur

    Brent BonFleur

    Brent is from Daytona Beach, FL.  His journey into broadcast journalism started when he took a tour of the television station where his aunt worked and he fell in love.  He graduated from the College of Journalism at UNL.

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    Brent is from Daytona Beach, FL.  His journey into broadcast journalism started when he took a tour of the television station where his aunt worked and he fell in love.  He graduated from the College of Journalism at UNL.

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  • BriAna Campbell

    BriAna Campbell

    BriAna is from Emmetsburg, Iowa, a town of approximately 3800 people.  She says that Lincoln is the biggest city in which she’s lived.  Growing up, she admits to have been a huge music geek.  

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    BriAna is from Emmetsburg, Iowa, a town of approximately 3800 people.  She says that Lincoln is the biggest city in which she’s lived.  Growing up, she admits to have been a huge music geek.  

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  • Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video ga...
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.More >>
    Video game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs.More >>
  • OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

    OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:04:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. Ministers from the Organization of the Pe...(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, a former farmer works at a primitive refinery as he makes crude oil into diesel and other products, in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, Syria. Ministers from the Organization of the Pe...
    OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air.More >>
    OPEC and Russia are expected to approve raising oil production, but just how much is up in the air.More >>
  • New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

    New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

    Thursday, June 21 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-06-21 16:04:20 GMT
    Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role.More >>
    Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role.More >>
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  • Entertainment for the week of June 18th

    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.

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    Here's the Roundup!

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  • UPDATE: Hy-Vee robbery suspect arrested

    UPDATE: Hy-Vee robbery suspect arrested

    UPDATE: Hy-Vee robbery suspect arrested

    The suspect accused of robbing a Hy-Vee pharmacy near 70th and Pioneers Blvd. has been arrested. 

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    The suspect accused of robbing a Hy-Vee pharmacy near 70th and Pioneers Blvd. has been arrested. 

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  • Hastings man throws pot roast at girlfriend after saying it was too hot

    Hastings man throws pot roast at girlfriend after saying it was too hot

    Hastings man throws pot roast at girlfriend after saying it was too hot

    Police said when Delgado attempted to eat the pot roast he thought it was too hot and allegedly threw the bowl at her forehead.

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    Police said when Delgado attempted to eat the pot roast he thought it was too hot and allegedly threw the bowl at her forehead.

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  • Shotgun Found in Toss Box

    Shotgun Found in Toss Box

    Shotgun Found in Toss Box

    The People's City Mission recently found a shotgun in a Toss Box donation bin.

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    The People's City Mission recently found a shotgun in a Toss Box donation bin.

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