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2:08 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Former State Senator to plead guilty in wire fraud case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lawyer for former state Sen. Brenda Council says she's agreed to plead guilty to a federal wire fraud charge.

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Crime
10:49 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Man arrested in connection with four homicides last month in Omaha

Nikko Jenkins
Credit Omaha Police Department

Omaha Police have arrested 26-year-old Nikko Jenkins in connection with four homicides in the city last month.

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Crime
7:48 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Teens arrested following string of robberies in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have arrested three teenagers and are looking for a fourth suspected of robbing nearly a dozen people in Omaha.

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Crime
11:51 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Information, SUV sought after early morning homicide in northwest Omaha

Deputies are looking for a gold Chevrolet Traverse, NE license plate RWA 637.
Credit Google Images

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a gold SUV after a homicide early Wednesday morning.

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Crime
1:08 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Prosecutors: suspect said he strangled woman before dumping her body in a cemetery

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man accused of killing his girlfriend told investigators he strangled her in an Omaha park and then dumped her body in an open grave he'd seen in a nearby cemetery.

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Crime
12:00 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Suspect arrested in connection with Omaha shooting death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a 23-year-old man in northeast Omaha.

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Crime
7:20 am
Sat August 17, 2013

Man sentenced in shooting of teen sitting in car

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to prison for the August 2011 shooting death of a 17-year-old girl who was sitting in a car near her home.

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Crime
7:15 am
Sat August 17, 2013

2 Neb-Omaha players dismissed after fight near bar

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two players have been dismissed from the Nebraska-Omaha hockey team after they were cited on suspicion of disorderly conduct for their role in a fight outside a downtown Omaha bar.

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Crime
1:28 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Dr. Anthony Garcia to stand trial in connection with two double homicides

Dr. Anthony J. Garcia will stand trial in connection with two double homicides in Omaha.

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Crime
3:21 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Judge to decide if Garcia hearing is closed to the public

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge will decide Wednesday morning whether to close a preliminary hearing for an Indiana man accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

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