Map. History of Nebraska conflict

20 May 2018
18-year-old boy is in the Sarpy County jail accused of threatening to shoot students, Bellevue police said. Nicholas Scott threatened to shoot students at Bellevue West who were participating in a nationwide walkout Wednesday, police said. The walkout was a show of solidarity with survivors of the deadly high school shooting in Florida.
The Cass County Sheriff's office in Nebraska released new details into the investigation of a credible school threat directed at Plattsmouth Community Schools earlier this week. The 15- and 16-year old boys accused of making the threat were placed in the Sarpy County Juvenile Center by the State Probation Office, officials said in a release Thursday night.
Omaha fire crews responded to a house fire Thursday night around 7 p.m. near 39th and Burdette Streets. Everyone inside the home got out safely and no one was injured. Fire officials said they believe improperly discarded smoking materials caused the fire.2 month ago
Omaha fire crews responded to a house fire Thursday night around 7 p.m. near 39th and Burdette Streets. Everyone inside the home got out safely and no one was injured. Fire officials said they believe improperly discarded smoking materials caused the fire.
Police were called to a rollover crash involving a school bus and a pickup truck Thursday morning near 74th and Blondo streets. arrived just before 7:45 a.m.2 month ago
Police were called to a rollover crash involving a school bus and a pickup truck Thursday morning near 74th and Blondo streets. arrived just before 7:45 a.m.
According to police, foul play is suspected in discovery of body near 41st and Frederick. Homicide unit is heading over2 month ago
According to police, foul play is suspected in discovery of body near 41st and Frederick. Homicide unit is heading over
Lincoln: Police are investigating a recent string of copper piping thefts, including 15 that have occurred so far in 2018. The latest incident took place on Feb. 19, when a real estate agent went to show a home in the 4200 Block of Touzalin Avenue
Police found a wanted woman after she gave birth. The fugitive task force arrested Kasandra Rolling at Nebraska Medicine on Tuesday. Police said she used a fake name when she checked in to the hospital.2 month ago
Police found a wanted woman after she gave birth. The fugitive task force arrested Kasandra Rolling at Nebraska Medicine on Tuesday. Police said she used a fake name when she checked in to the hospital.
Lincoln Fire and Rescue said the cause of a fire at the Terminal building in downtown Lincoln is still under investigation. LFR said no civilians were hurt as a result of the fire, but one firefighter was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. The injured Firefighter was released from the hospital Monday evening
2 month ago
A 14-year-old girl is accused of criminal homicide in the death of her own father. Omaha Police confirm they’ve arrested the teenager. Authorities were called to a house near 41st Street and Bedford Avenue Saturday to check on the well-being of a resident. That’s when they found 48-year old Montrel Williams dead in the home.
Lincoln Police are asking people to avoid the area around the Terminal Building. Lincoln Fire and Rescue and Lincoln Police are on the scene of a three-alarm fire in downtown Lincoln. That fire is inside the Terminal Building at 9th and O Streets.
3 month ago
Omaha police are investigating a homicide near 41st and Pinkney Streets. Officers responded just after 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning and found 48-year-old Montrel Williams deceased. According to the Omaha Police Department, investigators went out to assist the Omaha Fire Department, which had been called to check on the well-being of a resident. Police said the incident looked suspicious, and the homicide unit was called to the scene.
3 month ago
A Nebraska man has been arrested for the 18th time for indecent exposure, authorities said. The latest incident took place Thursday at an Omaha food court, KETV reported.
Friday morning a judge ordered Devin Watt to be held in jail on a $500,000 bond, and to not have any contact with minors under the age of 19. Bellevue police arrested Watt on Thursday. According to court documents, prosecutors believe that Watt had sex with a child between the ages of 12 and 16. Watt is also charged with enticing a minor and having child pornography in his possession.
3 month ago
Two people were arrested following a high-speed pursuit Thursday in the Omaha metro area, Douglas County officials said. The 16- and 17-year-old males carjacked a man near 25th and Indiana avenues around 5 p.m., police said. One of the teens had a gun and both were waring dark clothing with hoods up, investigators reported.
One of four people charged in the slaying of a northeast Nebraska man has taken a plea deal. Court records say 42-year-old Becky Weitzenkamp, of Oakland, pleaded guilty to an accessory count after prosecutors dropped an arson charge. Her sentencing is set for June 5.
The cause of an early morning fire at a north Lincoln business is under investigation. Shortly after 3 a.m. Thursday, Lincoln Fire and Rescue were able to contain a fire at Terracon Consultants Inc, near 20th and Cornhusker Highway.
A missing teenager is home safe after disappearing for several days. On Saturday, the family of Lavie Copperwood reported her missing to authorities. The 13-year-old was last seen near 120th and Fort.3 month ago
A missing teenager is home safe after disappearing for several days. On Saturday, the family of Lavie Copperwood reported her missing to authorities. The 13-year-old was last seen near 120th and Fort.
3 month ago
Omaha Police have identified a pedestrian critically injured in a traffic accident early Wednesday morning as Antwan Broaden, 47, of Omaha. Broaden was hit by an SUV driven by Carlos Tellez-Sanchez, 19, of Omaha, near 107th and Q streets. It happened shortly before 1 a.m.
A 19-year-old was injured after his friend accidentally shot him in the buttocks at a cabin near Malcolm. The incident took place at a cabin near 112th and West Mill Road. Three teenagers were at the cabin, and had a Vietnam War era protection vest, the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said.
Lincoln Police continue to search for a suspect after a shooting Thursday night near 48th and Adams. Police said a 20-year-old man was shot just before 8:30 p.m. The victim was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim remains in the hospital Friday morning with non-life threatening injuries.
A man with a felony warrant tried to hide from Omaha police in an attic and ended up falling through the ceiling, officers said. Police said they had been looking for the man earlier and determined he was at the apartment complex near 39th and Frederick streets. When officers arrived around 1:45 a.m., the man refused to come out, police said. The SWAT team was called in and they evacuated people from surrounding apartments.3 month ago
A man with a felony warrant tried to hide from Omaha police in an attic and ended up falling through the ceiling, officers said. Police said they had been looking for the man earlier and determined he was at the apartment complex near 39th and Frederick streets. When officers arrived around 1:45 a.m., the man refused to come out, police said. The SWAT team was called in and they evacuated people from surrounding apartments.
One person was hospitalized and two dogs are dead after a house fire Tuesday afternoon. Crews were called to a house around 3:30 p.m. near 69th and Spencer streets that was completely engulfed in flames, according to the 911 call.3 month ago
One person was hospitalized and two dogs are dead after a house fire Tuesday afternoon. Crews were called to a house around 3:30 p.m. near 69th and Spencer streets that was completely engulfed in flames, according to the 911 call.
Investigators in southeastern Nebraska say a 26-year-old Pawnee City man has died in a crash near Auburn, and another man has been arrested. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the crash happened Saturday night on U.S. 75 north of Auburn when a car tried to pass a sport utility vehicle, which then turned left into the car.3 month ago
Investigators in southeastern Nebraska say a 26-year-old Pawnee City man has died in a crash near Auburn, and another man has been arrested. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the crash happened Saturday night on U.S. 75 north of Auburn when a car tried to pass a sport utility vehicle, which then turned left into the car.
A 27-year-old was killed in a crash Monday after allegedly driving the wrong way on Highway 75, according to Omaha police. He has been identified as William Villagran, of Fremont.3 month ago
A 27-year-old was killed in a crash Monday after allegedly driving the wrong way on Highway 75, according to Omaha police. He has been identified as William Villagran, of Fremont.
3 month ago
Crews are investigating a house fire that happened in Omaha over the weekend. It happened near 40th & Gold on Sunday. Heavy smoke and flames could be seen as firefighters approached the scene.
One person has been killed as a result of an early morning crash along Highway 75 at the L street exit3 month ago
One person has been killed as a result of an early morning crash along Highway 75 at the L street exit
A teenager was transported by medical helicopter to a nearby hospital after a crash Sunday afternoon, Papillion police said. The crash was reported sometime before 3:30 p.m. near 84th and Giles.
3 month ago
Omaha police are investigating a crash Sunday afternoon after a vehicle struck a pole. The crash was reported near 41st and L streets. An investigation revealed that a 1998 Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on L Street when it struck a pole and crossed over the center line, eventually striking a large landscaping rock, which caused it roll over, according to a news release from the Omaha Police Department.
3 month ago
A metro motorist spent the night in jail the result of an early morning hit-and-run. It happened around 12:30 am. Police say the driver hit a vehicle near 60th and Hillsdale and left the scene heading south on 60th Street.
Omaha police set up a large perimeter in the search for a hit-and-run driver. The driver crashed into a pole near 30th and Whitmore streets around 2:30 a.m. Friday.3 month ago
Omaha police set up a large perimeter in the search for a hit-and-run driver. The driver crashed into a pole near 30th and Whitmore streets around 2:30 a.m. Friday.
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