The case began with a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children cyber tip indicating that a Facebook user had attempted to share a video of child pornography to another Facebook user, the prosecutor said.
Joshua J. Morris, 18, and Mariah C. Chamberlin, 19, were booked in the Buffalo County Jail on suspicion of drug and weapons violations in connection to the death of Jared M. Shinpaugh, 31, of Lexington.
U.S. District Judge Brian Buescher dismissed the 14th Amendment and negligence claims while upholding the First Amendment claim. Sarpy County did not seek to dismiss a claim related to the Fourth Amendment.
Prosecutors and law enforcement officers objected to proposed sentencing reforms included in a Nebraska bill that aims to reduce prison overcrowding and recidivism.
State, local, tribal and federal partners will work together to track, apprehend and bring criminal charges against Nebraska's most prolific drug traffickers at a time when meth seized in Lincoln is 16 times larger than five years ago.
The FBI determined that the man and his co-conspirators were involved in similar schemes to defraud nine other people, with losses totaling $1,581,655.
Douglas County District Judge Shelly Stratman rejected the state’s attempt to overturn a public health director’s mask mandate, so Omahans must continue to mask up.
Miles of copper wiring used for streetlights along Interstate 80 exit ramps have been stolen, concerning and frustrating city officials.
Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov plans to file a "notice of aggravators" that will explain why he thinks Roberto Silva's alleged crimes merit the death penalty.
A federal indictment accuses a dispatcher and a truck driver of submitting more than $112,000 in phony maintenance bills to a company formerly known as Roadrunner Temperature Controlled Systems.
Seventeen employees of Nebraska’s prison system more than doubled the size of their paychecks during the past fiscal year. How? They made more in overtime pay than they did in base salary, according to data provided by the state.
Police have worked hand in hand with affected communities to employ all-new tactics, including a beefed-up gang specialty unit, shot detection technology and enhanced rewards for tips.
During a traffic stop, a patrol drug-sniffing dog detected the odor of a controlled substance coming from inside the vehicle.
A police dog found one of the suspects hiding between mattresses in one of the bedrooms. He was bitten when the dog tried to detain him, a police captain said. Another suspect was hiding in a bedroom closet.
Melissa Grantski, 50, is facing a seven-count indictment, a separate charge for each quarter she failed to turn in the money, which added up to $58,403.
Omaha and Lincoln law enforcement officials said allowing Nebraskans to carry concealed handguns without permits would make their jobs harder and jeopardize public safety.
A young man and woman from Bellevue were found guilty of assault in an attack on the woman's father with a meat tenderizer and a wooden rod.
The facilities were put in receivership in 2018 after failing to make payroll.
The Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office is on the waitlist at a Florida university lab and hopes to see results from that lab once it is accepted for testing.
The two people are believed to have information in connection to Sunday night’s shooting of Jared M. Shinpaugh, 31, and Joseph L. Garcia, 29, both of Lexington.
A Cambridge man is in critical condition after being shot by a sheriff's deputy and airlifted to a Kearney hospital, the Red Willow County attorney says.
An Omaha attorney speculated that brain fog or respiratory distress from COVID may have caused his client to drive more than twice the speed limit and ram into three cars stopped at a light.
John Caillau was driving 106 mph in a 45 mph zone. His blood alcohol content measured .41% after the crash that killed Jim Yungbluth, described as “one of the nicest men to walk the Earth.”
Despite the fact that a safety data sheet identified petroleum residue as highly flammable and containing benzene, a known carcinogen, workers were sent into the car without testing for benzene levels.
Already facing trial on two felonies, the Rev. Michael Gutgsell was charged with felony theft by deception after allegedly taking more than $100,000 from a church in Sarpy County.