NEBRASKA Dec 19, 2018 A raid that ended in the arrest of mother and son shop owners in Scottsbluff last week is the exception in Nebraska, as stores selling products made with cannabidiol, or CBD, have proliferated across the state. Read More.
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By Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau Dec 15, 2018 LINCOLN — “Just because incriminating text messages came from my cellphone doesn’t mean I sent them.” That was the basic argument made by a convicted drug dealer that was rejected Friday by the Nebraska Supreme Court. Read More.
Dec 6, 2018, Alia Conley / World-Herald About three out of every four sexual assault kits booked into evidence at the Omaha Police Department have not been tested for DNA, authorities estimate. A $1.9 million federal grant will let the department begin to catch up on the backlog of sexual assault kits — up to […]
By Emily Nohr / World-Herald staff writer November 6, 2018 Omaha’s police chief wants to tweak a law designed to make grand juries more open. Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said a bill by State Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha two years ago had the unintended consequence of making public a grand jury’s final report in […]
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 […]
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR, Collin Spilinek October 25, 2018 Trooper Sam Mortensen was honored in the event, which had members of Congress and law enforcement in attendance. Trump pledged on Wednesday to put an “extremely big dent” in the scourge of drug addiction in America by signing a bipartisan bill from Congress — and supported by […]
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed Andrew R. Lange of Waverly to the County Court of the Fifth Judicial District. Lange, 43, is currently the Chief Deputy Attorney for Saunders County. In his role, Lange assists in every aspect of the Saunders County Attorney’s Office while focusing on criminal prosecution, juvenile law, mental health commitments, […]
LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts appointed James M. Masteller of Omaha to the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District. Masteller, 45, currently serves as a Deputy County Attorney for Douglas County. In his 17 years with the Douglas County Attorney’s Office, Masteller has worked in the Juvenile and Criminal Divisions while trying 58 jury […]
LORI PILGER Lincoln Journal Star | Oct 2, 2018 Updated Oct 2, 2018 The Department of Justice has awarded Nebraska more than $1.3 million in grant money to combat the opioid crisis. It comes as part of $320 million the Justice Department awarded nationally to help those most directly impacted by the crisis, including crime victims, children, families […]
LAUREN WAGNER For the Lincoln Journal Star, Sep 16, 2018 When Megan Johnson escaped sex trafficking 10 years ago, there was hardly anyone who could help her. “I remember thinking to myself, ‘I don’t have that much money,’” said Johnson, who is now the street outreach director at I’ve Got A Name. “I (also) remember thinking, […]
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