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  • Miss Nebraska named Miss USA, makes history

    Miss Nebraska named Miss USA, makes history

    Miss Nebraska named Miss USA, makes history

    Sarah Rose Summers beat out 50 other women from all the states and the District of Columbia.

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    Sarah Rose Summers beat out 50 other women from all the states and the District of Columbia.

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  • Police respond to two large fights Monday evening

    Police respond to two large fights Monday evening

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln Police had a busy Monday night responding to two big fights within hours of each other.  Police said the first broke out at Antelope Park just after 4:00 p.m. Officers reported the fight involved 30 people.  Then, a second fight broke out a few hours later, just before 7:00 p.m. near 14th and Adams.  Police said it involved the same group that was fighting at Antelope Park.  Police said dur...More >>
    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln Police had a busy Monday night responding to two big fights within hours of each other.  Police said the first broke out at Antelope Park just after 4:00 p.m. Officers reported the fight involved 30 people.  Then, a second fight broke out a few hours later, just before 7:00 p.m. near 14th and Adams.  Police said it involved the same group that was fighting at Antelope Park.  Police said dur...More >>
  • New EMTs make Gresham Fire and Rescue better manned

    New EMTs make Gresham Fire and Rescue better manned

    Since 1906, Gresham Fire and Rescue has served its community, which includes their town of around 220 people and four counties.

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    Since 1906, Gresham Fire and Rescue has served its community, which includes their town of around 220 people and four counties.

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  • Body found in Central City

    Body found in Central City

    Body found in Central City

    Police are investigating after a body was found in Central City. 

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    Police are investigating after a body was found in Central City. 

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  • Center for People in Need to offer free dental care

    Center for People in Need to offer free dental care

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Improper dental care can cause a whole host of problems, said Steve Sheridan with the Center for People in Need.  But going to the dentist can be expensive.  Which is why the Center for People in Need is teaming up with UNL's Dental College to provide free dental care next month. "It's a great opportunity for some families who don't have insurance or money to go to the dentist," Sheridan said.  Den...

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    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Improper dental care can cause a whole host of problems, said Steve Sheridan with the Center for People in Need.  But going to the dentist can be expensive.  Which is why the Center for People in Need is teaming up with UNL's Dental College to provide free dental care next month. "It's a great opportunity for some families who don't have insurance or money to go to the dentist," Sheridan said.  Den...

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  • Police make unusual amount of arrests for possession of meth

    Police make unusual amount of arrests for possession of meth

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln police arrested ten people last night for possession of methaphetamine. Several of the arrests also turned up other drugs including LSD, THC wax, and various pills. A canine officer assisted with two of the arrests. Police said this number of arrests is highly unusual for one night.More >>
    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln police arrested ten people last night for possession of methaphetamine. Several of the arrests also turned up other drugs including LSD, THC wax, and various pills. A canine officer assisted with two of the arrests. Police said this number of arrests is highly unusual for one night.More >>
  • Colorado man points gun at bus carrying 23 on I-80

    Colorado man points gun at bus carrying 23 on I-80

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  One man is in jail after making terroristic threats along Interstate 80. It happened near mile marker 403. 36-year-old Scott Jenkins of Colorado allegedly cut in front of an Arrow Bus carrying 23 people then slammed on the brakes. Jenkins then pulled out a loaded .45 caliber handgun and pointed it back at the bus. The bus driver called 911 and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Deputies and the State Patrol Troopers locat...More >>
    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  One man is in jail after making terroristic threats along Interstate 80. It happened near mile marker 403. 36-year-old Scott Jenkins of Colorado allegedly cut in front of an Arrow Bus carrying 23 people then slammed on the brakes. Jenkins then pulled out a loaded .45 caliber handgun and pointed it back at the bus. The bus driver called 911 and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Deputies and the State Patrol Troopers locat...More >>
  • Police looking for suspect who stole a car and ran from police

    Police looking for suspect who stole a car and ran from police

     Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln Police are looking for the man who stole a car and then ran from police. The 2007 Buick Rendezvous was taken Sunday from S and S Transmission on 20th and P streets. Surveillance video captures the suspect taking three sets of keys and then leaving with the Buick. Early Tuesday morning an officer spotted the car and tried to stop it, but the driver sped off and police stopped chasing hi...More >>
     Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Lincoln Police are looking for the man who stole a car and then ran from police. The 2007 Buick Rendezvous was taken Sunday from S and S Transmission on 20th and P streets. Surveillance video captures the suspect taking three sets of keys and then leaving with the Buick. Early Tuesday morning an officer spotted the car and tried to stop it, but the driver sped off and police stopped chasing hi...More >>
  • A cure for hangovers? A UCLA professor may have cracked the code

    A cure for hangovers? A UCLA professor may have cracked the code

    Drop everything and pick up a glass of wine. Science has finally come through for us. A professor from UCLA has designed "an antidote that could help people enjoy wine or cocktails or beer without a hangover."More >>
    Drop everything and pick up a glass of wine. Science has finally come through for us. A professor from UCLA has designed "an antidote that could help people enjoy wine or cocktails or beer without a hangover."More >>
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  • 56th Street Construction to start Wednesday

    56th Street Construction to start Wednesday

    56th Street Construction to start Wednesday

    A project along north 56th from Vine street to Adams might have you rethinking where you're driving. "We will be reconstructing sidewalk ramps and we will be doing some pavement repairs particularly in the intersection of 56th and Leighton and we will also be resurfacing the street with new asphalt," said Erin Sokolik, a City of Lincoln engineer. 

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    A project along north 56th from Vine street to Adams might have you rethinking where you're driving. "We will be reconstructing sidewalk ramps and we will be doing some pavement repairs particularly in the intersection of 56th and Leighton and we will also be resurfacing the street with new asphalt," said Erin Sokolik, a City of Lincoln engineer. 

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  • Police looking for man suspected of firing shots over the weekend

    Police looking for man suspected of firing shots over the weekend

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police are investigating reports of a shooting near SW 10th and West A streets.  Police say two black men were shooting at each other Saturday evening.  One of them was picked up by a female driver and left the scene.  Police say no injuries were reported, but they found several shell casings and bullet fragments.  They've spoken to the suspect that'd didn't leave the scene, but are looking for the seco...More >>
    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police are investigating reports of a shooting near SW 10th and West A streets.  Police say two black men were shooting at each other Saturday evening.  One of them was picked up by a female driver and left the scene.  Police say no injuries were reported, but they found several shell casings and bullet fragments.  They've spoken to the suspect that'd didn't leave the scene, but are looking for the seco...More >>
  • When is your phone getting Android 8.0 Oreo? We asked every major manufacturer

    When is your phone getting Android 8.0 Oreo? We asked every major manufacturer

    We've reached out to every major Android hardware manufacturer and asked them when they will update their devices to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, Android 8.0 Oreo.More >>
    We've reached out to every major Android hardware manufacturer and asked them when they will update their devices to the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, Android 8.0 Oreo.More >>
  • City council pass school safety plan

    UPDATE: City council pass school safety plan

    UPDATE: City council pass school safety plan

    After several months of debate, the Lincoln City Council has reached an agreement on a plan to help with school safety.  

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    After several months of debate, the Lincoln City Council has reached an agreement on a plan to help with school safety.  

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  • Lincoln Elementary school holds 2nd annual Field Day

    Lincoln Elementary school holds 2nd annual Field Day

    With the school year coming to a end, one elementary school decided to have some fun!

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    With the school year coming to a end, one elementary school decided to have some fun!

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  • China is creating a ‘magpie bridge’ to the far side of the moon

    China is creating a ‘magpie bridge’ to the far side of the moon

    A high-tech relay satellite with a name from Chinese folklore will not only support the new Chang'e 4 rover when it lands on the far side of the moon but it will also search for clues about the origin of the universe.More >>
    A high-tech relay satellite with a name from Chinese folklore will not only support the new Chang'e 4 rover when it lands on the far side of the moon but it will also search for clues about the origin of the universe.More >>
  • The Ashton-Drake Galleries Introduces Harry and Meghan -- the Royal Romance Wedding Dolls

    The Ashton-Drake Galleries Introduces Harry and Meghan -- the Royal Romance Wedding Dolls

    Continuing its 33-year history as a leader in high-quality collector dolls, The Ashton-Drake Galleries introduces the Meghan, Royal Romance Bride and Harry, Royal Romance Groom Collector's Editions. Although it has...More >>
    Continuing its 33-year history as a leader in high-quality collector dolls, The Ashton-Drake Galleries introduces the Meghan, Royal Romance Bride and Harry, Royal Romance Groom Collector's Editions. Although it has...More >>
  • Police believe two truck thefts are related

    Police believe two truck thefts are related

    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police believe the same person is responsible for stealing two trucks from A&B Auto this month.  The first was on May 4. A Dodge Ram, electronics and keys were stolen from the business.  Police believe the suspect returned on May 15 and stole a 2002 White Dodge Ram with keys they had taken May 4.  The truck was worth $10,000. Police said there was also damage to two other vehicles, leading them to believe...

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    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Police believe the same person is responsible for stealing two trucks from A&B Auto this month.  The first was on May 4. A Dodge Ram, electronics and keys were stolen from the business.  Police believe the suspect returned on May 15 and stole a 2002 White Dodge Ram with keys they had taken May 4.  The truck was worth $10,000. Police said there was also damage to two other vehicles, leading them to believe...

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  • Lincoln Southwest teacher wins Scottish Rite Distinguished Teacher Award

    Lincoln Southwest teacher wins Scottish Rite Distinguished Teacher Award

    A local teacher was surprised with an incredible honor on Monday! 

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    A local teacher was surprised with an incredible honor on Monday! 

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  • Vietnam Veterans will be honored with a special trip

    Vietnam Veterans will be honored with a special trip

    If you are Vietnam War Veteran, a trip is being planned in your honor. 

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    If you are Vietnam War Veteran, a trip is being planned in your honor. 

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