Entries by Sara Kay

Skutt grad writes Notre Dame thesis on human trafficking in Nebraska

By Alli Davis / World-Herald staff writer  February 17,2019 Mary Ninneman has seen the faces of human trafficking. After her freshman year at Notre Dame, Ninneman, now a senior history and political science student, traveled to Thailand through Air Force ROTC to work with that nation’s military in rural areas. But that’s not what affected […]

OPS policy, state law give different instructions for reporting abuse

By Joe Dejka / World-Herald staff writer February 18, 2019  If you see something, say something. Omaha Public Schools officials pounded that message home to employees after a teacher at Fontenelle Elementary School was arrested last fall on suspicion of molesting students. Extra training provided this winter to all district staff emphasized that each employee, […]

Judge says he handed off Millard South sex assault case because attorney once represented him

By Todd Cooper / World-Herald staff writer November 6, 2018  The judge who recused himself in a former Millard South administrator’s sexual assault case said there’s a simple reason he stepped aside: An attorney in the case once represented the judge. Douglas County District Judge Duane Dougherty released that reasoning after prosecutors requested last week that he […]