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Government
12:57 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Jenkins case prompts review of Nebraska prisons

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state official is recommending that lawmakers look into Nebraska's use of solitary confinement on Nikko Jenkins, who was kept in isolation for up to 23 hours a day before his killing spree in Omaha.

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Crime
7:12 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Nebraska teen taken off life support after assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two 16-year-olds are facing assault charges after an altercation that left another teen critically hurt.

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Crime
3:39 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Former nanny gets prison in Omaha baby's death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former nanny convicted of child abuse in the death of a 4-month-old baby in Omaha has been sentenced to 70 years to life in prison.

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Crime
2:44 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Anthony Garcia found competent to stand trial

A man accused of killing four people in Omaha in 2008 and last year has been found competent to stand trial.

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Omaha
8:05 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Omaha family sues state over killer's release

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A lawsuit against the state says officials should not have released from prison the eventual killer of an Omaha woman and three other people.

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Crime
7:53 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Man gets 3 life terms for 3 Omaha killings

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 35-year-old man has been given three life terms the shooting deaths of an Omaha man and his two sons nearly two years ago.

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Crime
7:59 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Police arrest 3 in connection with Omaha shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have arrested three people in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old girl in Omaha.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Omaha Crime Stoppers ups rewards for information leading to arrests

Families of Omaha murder victims joined Omaha Police Wednesday to announce the new Crime Stoppers rewards.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

The reward for a tip to Omaha Crime Stoppers leading to arrests for certain crimes is increasing substantially.

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Crime
11:42 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Omaha rapes suspect makes last-minute plea deal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 42-year-old Omaha man has made a last-minute deal with prosecutors and been convicted of two rapes and other crimes.

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Crime
2:36 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Omaha man gets lawyer for death penalty sentencing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man convicted of killing four people shortly after he was released from prison last summer will have lawyers representing him when it's decided whether he should be executed.

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