Author Archives: Karla James

Lancaster County Risk Dial Remains In “Red” For Week 3

Lancaster County Risk Dial Remains In “Red” For Week 3

The COVID-19 Risk Dial for Lancaster County remains in the Red, or severe risk of spread for yet another week.  The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department today announced that two more residents have died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 66.  The individuals were a woman in her 90s and a…Read more »

NSP Finds 14 Pounds Of Meth And Guns In Traffic Stop

NSP Finds 14 Pounds Of Meth And Guns In Traffic Stop

An investigation that followed a traffic stop on Interstate 80 has led to several arrests. The investigation began with the discovery of 14 pounds of methamphetamine and two handguns during a traffic stop near Giltner earlier this month. At approximately 8:40 a.m., Thursday, November 5, a trooper arrested two people after locating 14 pounds of…Read more »

Charges Filed Against 12 Lincoln Gang Members Ranging From Weapons To Drugs

Charges Filed Against 12 Lincoln Gang Members Ranging From Weapons To Drugs

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced federal criminal charges against 12 members of the No Name Demons Gang in Lincoln, Nebraska. The charges allege a firearms conspiracy; conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery (Hobbs Act); drug trafficking crimes; and multiple charges of possessing firearms in furtherance of crimes of violence and drug trafficking crimes. …Read more »

Driver Arrested For DUI, Weapon Found In Vehicle

Driver Arrested For DUI, Weapon Found In Vehicle

On Thursday, November 19th, an officer saw a white SUV with no license plates driving erratically at 27th and Fair Street around 4 a.m.  The officer attempted a traffic stop but the driver took off running stop signs and driving dangerously.  The officer decided not to pursue the vehicle due to safety reasons. On Friday,…Read more »

Arrest Made In Armed Domestic Disturbance

Arrest Made In Armed Domestic Disturbance

Lincoln Police were called to 32nd and U Street around 2 a.m. Friday to investigate a disturbance.  A woman stated her boyfriend was armed with a gun and had pointed it at her and threatened to killer and her family during an argument.  The man, 32 year old James Williams had left the home on…Read more »

One COVID-19 Death In Lancaster County Thursday, 372 New Cases

One COVID-19 Death In Lancaster County Thursday, 372 New Cases

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reports another resident has died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in Lancaster County to 64.  The individual was a man in his 90s who had been in a nursing home. The Health Department reports 372 new lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Thursday bringing the…Read more »

Offutt Air Force Base Finalist For SPACECOM Headquarters

Offutt Air Force Base Finalist For SPACECOM Headquarters

Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue is one of six finalists to host the United States Space Command Headquarters. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry issued the following statement: “We received some very exciting news today.  Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue is one of six finalists to host United States Space Command Headquarters,” Fortenberry said. “Offutt is…Read more »

“Help Wanted” Sign Out At Nebraska DHHS

“Help Wanted” Sign Out At Nebraska DHHS

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will host a virtual career fair from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 3. Full-time, part-time and temporary on call opportunities are available. Participants will receive the following: General information about DHHS Details on how DHHS serves Nebraska residents Open opportunities and key takeaways about those…Read more »