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BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Bellevue police say a man died after he stopped breathing while being placed in custody.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — It will soon cost more to stay in Bellevue hotels.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A building that's now occupied by a defense contractor likely will serve as Bellevue's new City Hall by late 2016.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Two Bellevue police officers sent to keep the peace have been treated for minor injuries after a fracas erupted over the towing of a vehicle.

Conference center, hotel coming to Bellevue

Apr 13, 2015

Construction on a new conference center and hotel in Bellevue could take 12 to 18 months.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The Bellevue City Council has defeated a proposal that would have changed public comments by setting up new filtering procedures.

Convention center, new hotel coming to Bellevue

May 16, 2014

The city of Bellevue plans to build a convention center and hotel.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A missing eastern Nebraska teenager has been found safe in Indianapolis.

Bellevue City Council to vote on 2013-15 budget

Sep 9, 2013

Bellevue officials project a $5 million shortfall in the city's budget over the next two years.

Bellevue Police Chief sets priorities

Feb 8, 2013
Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue’s Police Chief says the department’s move to new headquarters will improve efficiency and services.

Bellevue names new Police Chief

Feb 4, 2013

Bellevue has a new Police Chief.

The Papillion-La Vista School District will move forward with plans for a new elementary and a new Junior High school.

Bellevue man pleads guilty to killing his stepdaughter

Oct 22, 2012

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old Bellevue man has made a deal with prosecutors and admitted fatally shooting his stepdaughter on the front porch of her mother's home.

The City of Bellevue has been selected to represent Nebraska in the SC Johnson Green Choices Challenge.

The city with the biggest percentage of sustainable participation during the 6-month contest period, will win a $100,000 environmental grant.  The competition began July 2nd and runs through December. 

Bellevue Police Department moves forward

Jun 1, 2012
courtesy Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue’s Interim Police Chief says things are starting to return to normal for the department.

Captain Mark Elbert is Interim Chief, following the resignation of John Stacey. Stacey was placed on administrative leave in early May following allegations that he made an inappropriate remark to a teenage girl while she was touring a Fire Station. Stacey’s last day with the Bellevue Police Department was Thursday.

Bellevue Police Chief resigns

May 31, 2012
courtesy Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Police Chief John Stacey has resigned, effective Friday.

Stacey’s resignation was announced in a joint statement released Wednesday afternoon with the City of Bellevue. Stacey was with the Bellevue Police Department for more than three decades, and previously served as Fire Chief. In the statement, City Administrator Dan Berlowitz said "Stacey will retire after a career of 34 years with the City of Bellevue. On behalf of the city, I wish him well."

Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov says additional charges are possible against Gretna’s former city administrator.

Colleen Lawry and Bellevue Police Chief John Stacey were charged Thursday in Sarpy County Court with violating a gun certificate law. Polikov says they’re scheduled to appear in court June 6.

The charge is a class one misdemeanor, with a maximum penalty of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Bellevue Police Chief on administrative leave

May 3, 2012
courtesy Bellevue PD

 

Longtime Bellevue Police Chief John Stacey is on administrative leave.

Bellevue city administrator Dan Berlowitz confirmed Thursday morning Stacey is on leave while the city attorney investigates a personnel matter. Berlowitz couldn’t disclose any additional information.

A recent survey done by Bellevue University shows 2 out of 3 people who don’t have a degree are thinking about going back to school. 

Dr. Mary Hawkins, President of Bellevue University, says the purpose of the study was to understand the thoughts, motives and concerns of adults who have thought about going back to college and why they aren’t doing so.