City Council approves mayor's budget
City Council approves mayor's budget

On Monday, the Lincoln City Council passed Mayor Chris Beutler's proposed biennial budget. 

Lincoln man killed in accident at Lake McConaughy
Lincoln man killed in accident at Lake McConaughy

A preliminary investigation showed that the Jet Ski operators were spraying water and coming close to one another.

First day of classes underway at UNL
First day of classes underway at UNL

Today was the first day of college for a new class of Freshman at UNL. Over 26,000 students were back on campus in Lincoln today.

Zach Worthington
Central Nebraska Humane Society rescues hundreds of animals from property
Central Nebraska Humane Society rescues hundreds of animals from property

The Central Nebraska Humane Society worked to save neglected animals on Friday, in one of its largest missions to date. 

Volleyball tournament funds outreach to those affected by suicide
Volleyball tournament funds outreach to those affected by suicide

Teams in Kearney got together for the fifth year in a row to help raise awareness for suicide and prevention. 

LPD searching for fourth suspect in murder of Jessica Brandon
LPD searching for fourth suspect in murder of Jessica Brandon

The fourth suspect was see on video at the home with the three other men the day before Brandon's murder trying and failing to break into the house.

Rachael Miner
Aubrey Trail, Loofe murder suspect, in court for status hearing
Aubrey Trail, Loofe murder suspect, in court for status hearing

Posted By: Bayley Bischof  bbischof@klkntv.com  Aubrey Trail, a suspect in the Sydney Loofe murder case, appeared in the Saline County District Court Monday morning.  In the hearing, the defense attorney Joe Murray filed three motions. One to hire a private investigator to assist going through the results of the investigation, one to hold a deposition for witnesses next month and one to release the affidavit and inventory of the case.  Murray also asked th...

Bayley Bischof
Omaha Police asking for public's help locating murder suspect
Omaha Police asking for public's help locating murder suspect

Omaha Police need your help in locating a wanted and dangerous fugitive. 

Evan Hummel
You Post It, We Report It: Morning of Aug. 20
You Post It, We Report It: Morning of Aug. 20

You Posted It, We're Reporting It! 

Evan Hummel
UNL students kick off a new semester of classes
UNL students kick off a new semester of classes

It's the beginning of a new semester at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and students of all ages and majors are heading back to class on Monday, August 20.

BriAna Campbell
You Post It, We Report It: Husker Fan Day
You Post It, We Report It: Husker Fan Day

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News 8@klkntv.com Husker Fan Day was Aug. 19. More than 8,000 people showed up to get autographs and pictures with the athletes and coaches. Scott Frost's line was just as long as you would imagine. A lot of people were turned away and said they wouldn't be able to get his signature by the 8:30 closing time. It was still a great time though for Husker fans.

Columbus Days Parade
Columbus Days Parade

Rain or shine the people of Columbus love their parade, and they will support their town through any type of weather, which they proved today. 

Pierce Georlett
Woman rollerblading across U.S. to empower young women
Woman rollerblading across U.S. to empower young women

Yanise Ho is in the middle of a journey to roller blade across the United States.

Rachael Miner
Rollover accident near 17th and O Streets
Rollover accident near 17th and O Streets

Lincoln Police and Lincoln Fire and Rescue are responding to a rollover accident near 17th and O Streets in Lincoln. We have a reporter on scene and will have more details as they become available. 

Rachael Miner
Power Outage
Power Outage

Several hundred people are without power near South 70th and O Streets. 

Man killed in single vehicle accident east of Kearney
Man killed in single vehicle accident east of Kearney

Efforts are underway to notify next of kin; family has not yet at this time been notified.

Brent BonFleur
Rough Riders donate to non-profit for people with disabilities
Rough Riders donate to non-profit for people with disabilities

The group donated $2,000 to the Lincoln ARC. It's a non profit organization for people with disabilities.

Man arrested following hit and run assault
Man arrested following hit and run assault

UPDATE: Lincoln Police arrested the man who hit another man with his car during an argument.

Rachael Miner
Trucks and big machines takeover the Lincoln Airport
Trucks and big machines takeover the Lincoln Airport

Saturday morning thousands of kids got the chance to play with police sirens, as well as honk the horns of trucks, planes, and other big machines that filled the Lincoln Airport. It's all part of the Lincoln Children Museum's annual Tractors, Trucks, Trains, and Planes event. 

Rachael Miner
Cameron Mcthenia's tribute ride
Cameron Mcthenia's tribute ride

Cameron Mcthenia died on Monday after a large steel piece of equipment landed on him while on a construction site. In honor of Cameron hundreds of people showed up to pay tribute to him, which made today a lot easier for the family. 

Pierce Georlett
Non-athletes will benefit from athletic department scholarships
Non-athletes will benefit from athletic department scholarships

This fall, even non–athletes will receive athletic department scholarships.

Joe Harris
Lucky the stolen Beagle: Details on the dog's return
Lucky the stolen Beagle: Details on the dog's return

The widely shared video of Lucky the Beagle being stolen off the back of a Nebraska Humane Society truck led to a Crimestoppers tip — and ultimately the dog's recovery.  

Make a Wish celebrates 35 years of making dreams come true
Make a Wish celebrates 35 years of making dreams come true

Some wish to meet their favorite athlete, some want to see Disneyworld.

UPDATE: Police still seeking 4th suspect in Jessica Brandon homicide
UPDATE: Police still seeking 4th suspect in Jessica Brandon homicide

The police believe the three men broke into Brandon's Northwest Lincoln home July 31, went inside and shot the 36-year-old mother.  

Bayley Bischof
Man scammed over online payment app
Man scammed over online payment app

Posted By: Bayley Bischof  bbischof@klkntv.com  On August 15, a 34-year-old man reported he used a "Cash App" to pay his girlfriend $1323 and later decided he would just pay her in person. Police said the victim canceled the transaction but the money was not refunded to his account. He called customer service for the App and was told to purchase a $200 Google gift card and to read the numbers over the phone. The victim realized it was a scam and hung up,&qu...

Bayley Bischof
Area law enforcement team up for arrest warrant detail
Area law enforcement team up for arrest warrant detail

Posted By: Bayley Bischof  bbischof@klkntv.com  There are 51 fewer offenders off Lincoln streets.  The Lincoln Police Department,  Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol and the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force teamed up Thursday for an arrest warrant detail.  They patrolled the city in two-person teams, contacting as many offenders as possible. They did this in an effort to reduce ...

Bayley Bischof