Authorities aren't yet sure that the body found belongs to the man who reported the fire in the house's attic. But officials didn't find anyone else at the scene, according to the Lancaster County sheriff.
The trooper fired one round toward the 27-year-old, Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner said. Four days later, that shot proved fatal, the sheriff announced Monday morning.
A complaint against the Lancaster County sheriff for not disclosing of the benefactor of his successful challenge of the medical marijuana petition drive has been dismissed by the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission.
Deputies released the video — which shows at least two separate aggressors who appear to be repeatedly punching and kicking a girl who is on the ground — in an effort to identify the attackers.
The fight seemed to be prompted by the social media platform that has recently inspired teens across the country — and in Lincoln — to perform "devious licks" by vandalizing school bathrooms and stealing school property.
The Tunnel Walk repeated the stirring format from that seen in the first game following Sept. 11, 2001, by including local first responders.
The woman texted the victim "playtime's over" before the victim heard a single gunshot, the sheriff said. The woman was arrested on suspicion of terroristic threats and using a deadly weapon to commit a felony.
The age, sex and race of the victim are still unknown, but the department is investigating the discovery.
Sheriff Terry Wagner said Christian Alexander was shot first after pointing a gun at a State Patrol trooper, then at two troopers and a Lincoln officer, identified by acting Police Chief Brian Jackson as Jesse Hilger, after the SUV came to a rest.
A Casper woman died in the shooting and a 26-year-old man remained in a Lincoln hospital Monday in grave condition, Sheriff Terry Wagner said.
One woman was killed Saturday morning in a shootout with law enforcement near the 56th Street and Interstate 80 interchange.
A federal lawsuit alleges there was "no reasonable basis" for law enforcement to fire at the people who were gathered on the sidewalk during last summer's racial justice protests.
The homeowners noticed a Dodge Durango stuck in their driveway and went to see if the driver needed help but looked inside and saw a number of their belongings from a storage shed.
Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner, a Republican who has served in his elected office for 25 years, said: "Well, I mean, it is what it is. He (President Joe Biden) wasn't my preferred candidate."
An 18-year-old man was critically injured in a hunting accident Thursday evening, Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner said.
Deputies arrested three people of Romeoville, Illinois, on suspicion of possession with intent to deliver.
"If South Dakota approved it, why put off the inevitable?" Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne said.
Bryce Kummer was being held at the Diagnostic & Evaluation Center for safe-keeping as he awaited trial for allegedly killing his mother, according to court records.
The question of who paid to keep a medical marijuana initiative petition off the November ballot remains a mystery.
An 88-year-old Hickman woman was scammed out of $25,000 in a so-called grandparent scam, but bank employees kept it from being even worse.
The two sides presented their arguments to the Nebraska Supreme Court on Thursday. The court must decide the case by Sept. 11 to meet the deadline for certifying the ballot.
Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner filed a challenge to Secretary of State Bob Evnen’s ruling that the initiative qualified to be on the ballot.
The 25-year-old Charlotte resident was released from the traffic stop, but deputies kept the money and pickup as evidence.
LINCOLN — Authorities say a woman was injured when a propane tank exploded at her mobile home near Lincoln.
LINCOLN (AP) — A 62-year-old construction worker has been flown to a hospital after his stomach was cut with a saw.