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Iowa
6:44 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

Body found in Des Moines River identified as missing Iowa teen

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities have identified a body found in a river as that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted with another girl after getting off a school bus last month.

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Omaha
10:47 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Police make another arrest in Operation Purple Haze

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a 34-year-old man sought as part of a crackdown on gang-related crime has turned himself in.

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Omaha
9:08 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Omaha man convicted in shooting death of 16-year-old

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Omaha man has been convicted of killing a 16-year-old who had been wearing a red shirt, the color of a rival gang.

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Omaha
9:30 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Another arrest made as part of state-federal investigation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities in Omaha have made another arrest in an investigation into gang-related activity.

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Omaha
8:44 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Task Force set up to investigate Brumback murders, 2008 Dundee homicides

OPD Chief Todd Schmaderer and Deputy Chief Mary Newman update the Brumback murders Monday afternoon.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

A Task Force will investigate both the deaths of a Creighton doctor and his wife last week in west Omaha and the 2008 murders of two people in Dundee.

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Government
8:18 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Lawmakers advance juvenile justice reform legislation

Lawmakers Wednesday advanced a bill aimed at overhauling Nebraska’s juvenile justice system.

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Omaha
12:24 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Police investigating two deaths at a West Omaha home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have been poring over a west Omaha home where two people were found dead.

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Government
8:29 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Lawmakers debate sentencing guidelines for juveniles

Juveniles convicted of Class 1A felonies would no longer face a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole under a bill introduced by Senator Brad Ashford of Omaha, which the Legislature debated Monday.

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Omaha
9:28 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Omaha Police Command Officer placed on leave

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a command officer has been placed on administrative leave as the department continues investigating an allegation of brutality.

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Government
2:50 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

New online program seeks to streamline criminal background check process

Nebraskans have a new way of doing name-only criminal background checks.

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